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KWWL Iowa
Bill would ban tanning for minors in IowaA bill passed through an Iowa House subcommittee today would ban minors from us
Bill would ban tanning for minors in Iowa
KWWL Iowa / Posted an hour ago
A bill passed through an Iowa House subcommittee today would ban minors from using tanning booths and other similar devices. The state Senate passed a similar bill last year, but it was never picked up by the House. The Senate bill proposed a ban... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Cybersecurity: Obama budget tries to secure cyber legacyWelcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in t
Overnight Cybersecurity: Obama budget tries to secure cyber legacy
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leaders in government, policy and industry try to counter the rise in cyber threats. What lies... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
US House Subcommittee to Consider Amateur Radio Parity ActThe Amateur Radio Parity Act, H.R. 1301, will be among three bills that the US
US House Subcommittee to Consider Amateur Radio Parity Act
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 10 hours ago
The Amateur Radio Parity Act, H.R. 1301, will be among three bills that the US House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology will consider in a Thursday, February 11, “markup” session. The subcommittee will gather on February 10 for opening... Read more
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Accounting Today
Richest Schools Queried by U.S. Lawmakers on Endowment Spending(Bloomberg) With many of the largest U.S. college endowments at record values,
Richest Schools Queried by U.S. Lawmakers on Endowment Spending
Accounting Today / Posted 11 hours ago
(Bloomberg) With many of the largest U.S. college endowments at record values, two congressional committees that determine tax policy jointly opened an inquiry about how the wealthiest schools manage and spend those funds. The Republican leadership... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapersDes Moines Register. Feb. 6, 2016 Do we need loaded guns on ATVs, snowmobiles?
Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted yesterday
Des Moines Register. Feb. 6, 2016 Do we need loaded guns on ATVs, snowmobiles?. Apparently, some members of the Iowa Legislature have far too much time on their hands. Despite all of the pressing issues facing lawmakers, including school funding... Read more
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The Hill
20 years after the Telecommunications Act of 1996, rekindling Congress's political willWhen President Bill Clinton signed into law the Telecommunications Act of 1996,
20 years after the Telecommunications Act of 1996, rekindling Congress's political will
The Hill / Posted yesterday
When President Bill Clinton signed into law the Telecommunications Act of 1996, 20 years ago today, those in Congress on both sides of the aisle breathed a palpable sigh of relief. For a dozen prior years, following the implementation of the AT&T... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
HGC rejects P5-billion compromise deal for SMDRP State-owned Home Guaranty Corp. (HGC) is unlikely to enter a compromise agree
HGC rejects P5-billion compromise deal for SMDRP
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
State-owned Home Guaranty Corp. (HGC) is unlikely to enter a compromise agreement of P5-billion offer from the private contractor of the controversial Smokey Mountain Development and Reclamation... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
State House vote on school vouchers set for MondayNASHVILLE — The state House of Representatives is set to vote Monday on a bill
State House vote on school vouchers set for Monday
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 3 days ago
NASHVILLE — The state House of Representatives is set to vote Monday on a bill to make Tennessee the 14th state to create a school-voucher program, allowing parents to divert taxpayer funding from public schools to pay private school tuition,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
School voucher bill headed to state House voteNASHVILLE — The state House of Representatives is set to vote Monday on a bill
School voucher bill headed to state House vote
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
NASHVILLE — The state House of Representatives is set to vote Monday on a bill to make Tennessee the 14th state to create a school-voucher program, allowing parents to divert taxpayer funding from public schools to pay private school tuition,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Rick Boucher and Larry Irving: Broadband growth means staying the courseMonday is the 20th anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the last
Rick Boucher and Larry Irving: Broadband growth means staying the course
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
Monday is the 20th anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the last rewrite of the nation's communications laws that set the stage for the competition, innovation and investment that we now enjoy but must not take for granted. The act's... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Men on Mars a Priority, Obama's Plans to Get There Criticized By Erick Payne - A mission to Mars remains a priority of NASA and the House C
Men on Mars a Priority, Obama's Plans to Get There Criticized
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 4 days ago
By Erick Payne - A mission to Mars remains a priority of NASA and the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, despite disagreements with the Obama administration on the right... Read more
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Breitbart
GOP Chairman: Terrorists Are Taking Note of Lack of Border EnforcementTerrorists are undoubtably taking note of the lack of immigration enforcement a
GOP Chairman: Terrorists Are Taking Note of Lack of Border Enforcement
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
Terrorists are undoubtably taking note of the lack of immigration enforcement as the Obama administration allows record numbers of illegal immigrants to stream across the southern border and remain in the U.S., according to House Judiciary Committee... Read more
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The Herald News
Kennedy files bill to give ratepayers chance to review electricity rate decisions Congressman Joe Kennedy questions Max Minzer, FERC general counsel, at Tuesda
Kennedy files bill to give ratepayers chance to review electricity rate decisions
The Herald News / Posted 4 days ago
Congressman Joe Kennedy questions Max Minzer, FERC general counsel, at Tuesday's House Subcommittee on Energy and Power meeting concerning his Fair RATES Act bill. A... Read more
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Daily Press
House panel endorses transgender bathroom billLegislation that would require students to use bathrooms based on their biologi
House panel endorses transgender bathroom bill
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
Legislation that would require students to use bathrooms based on their biological sex, which gained some notierity this year as the "genital check" bill, cleared a House subcommittee Thursday. House Bill 781 would require school systems and state... Read more
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Newsmax
New Policy Forces Border Patrol Agents to Release Illegal ImmigrantsA new federal stand-down order forces border patrol agents to release many ille
New Policy Forces Border Patrol Agents to Release Illegal Immigrants
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
A new federal stand-down order forces border patrol agents to release many illegal immigrants they arrest — and bans the agents from ordering their return to a deportation hearing, according to the head of the agents' labor union. "Immigration laws... Read more
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NBC Washington
Virginia Bill Targets Out-of-State Toll ViolatorsVirginia lawmakers are looking to crack down on toll violators who live out of
Virginia Bill Targets Out-of-State Toll Violators
NBC Washington / Posted 5 days ago
Virginia lawmakers are looking to crack down on toll violators who live out of state. A bill that was advanced by a House subcommittee this week would allow Virginia to enter into enforcement deals with other states so that people who aren't paying... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
GHSA: Magnet-school athletes can compete for their home schoolsATLANTA — Students who attend magnet high schools or who advance to college cou
GHSA: Magnet-school athletes can compete for their home schools
Savannah Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
ATLANTA — Students who attend magnet high schools or who advance to college could return to their assigned school for athletic and artistic contests, the Georgia High School Association Board of Trustees voted Wednesday. The board also voted to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
HGC lawyer rejects compromise with R-II Builders over failed Smokey Mountain projectMANILA — Why compromise when you’re winning? The lawyer of the state-owned Hom
HGC lawyer rejects compromise with R-II Builders over failed Smokey Mountain project
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA — Why compromise when you’re winning? The lawyer of the state-owned Home Guaranty Corp. (HGC) reacted sharply when lawmakers attempted to broker a compromise deal between the agency and private contractor R-II Builders on the failed Smokey... Read more
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Inquirier.net
HGC compromise deal with R-II nixedWhy compromise when you’re winning? The lawyer of the state-owned Home Guarant
HGC compromise deal with R-II nixed
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Why compromise when you’re winning? The lawyer of the state-owned Home Guaranty Corp. (HGC) reacted sharply when lawmakers attempted to broker a compromise deal between the agency and private contractor R-II Builders on the failed Smokey Mountain... Read more
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ARRL Amateur Radio News
US House Cosponsor List for Amateur Radio Parity Act GrowsThe list of cosponsors for the US House version of the Amateur Radio Parity Act
US House Cosponsor List for Amateur Radio Parity Act Grows
ARRL Amateur Radio News / Posted 6 days ago
The list of cosponsors for the US House version of the Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 (H.R. 1301) continues to grow. The addition of Rep Stevan Pearce, KG5KIQ (R-NM), and Rep Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) as cosponsors on February 1 raises the total to 120... Read more
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Style Weekly
Once Again, Virginia House Panel Kills Redistricting Overhaul ProposalsEven as they feel heat from the federal courts, Virginia lawmakers continue to
Once Again, Virginia House Panel Kills Redistricting Overhaul Proposals
Style Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Even as they feel heat from the federal courts, Virginia lawmakers continue to resist restrictions on their long-standing practice of drawing legislative district lines for partisan advantage. A bipartisan group of measures designed to take politics... Read more
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The Washington Times
Virginia House subcommittee votes down 5 bipartisan redistricting billsA House subcommittee in Virginia’s Republican-led General Assembly on Tuesday v
Virginia House subcommittee votes down 5 bipartisan redistricting bills
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
A House subcommittee in Virginia’s Republican-led General Assembly on Tuesday voted to preserve lawmakers’ ability to draw the boundaries of voting districts, defying a national trend in which several states have moved to set up nonpartisan... Read more
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Daily Herald
Puerto Rico seeks bond swap in proposed restructuring dealSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with c
Puerto Rico seeks bond swap in proposed restructuring deal
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with creditors to help generate revenue as U.S. legislators prepare to debate creation of an oversight authority to help pull the island out of a deepening economic crisis. The... Read more
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ABC News
Puerto Rico Seeks Bond Swap in Proposed Restructuring DealPuerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with creditors to help generate
Puerto Rico Seeks Bond Swap in Proposed Restructuring Deal
ABC News / Posted 8 days ago
Puerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with creditors to help generate revenue as U.S. legislators prepare to consider creating an oversight authority to help pull the island out of a deepening economic crisis. The U.S. territory on Monday... Read more
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Daily Press
General Assembly notebook: Lee-Jackson Day survives close committee voteRICHMOND — Virginia's state holiday to honor Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewal
General Assembly notebook: Lee-Jackson Day survives close committee vote
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
RICHMOND — Virginia's state holiday to honor Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson will stay on the books after a Senate committee Monday killed a proposal to move that day off to election day. Senate Bill 662 went down on a party line vote,... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
genHkids Garden Educator to testify in WashingtonSPRINGFIELD – genHkids’ garden educator Andy Heck is scheduled to testify in fr
genHkids Garden Educator to testify in Washington
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 8 days ago
SPRINGFIELD – genHkids’ garden educator Andy Heck is scheduled to testify in front of the House Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research on Tuesday, February 2. WAND News has previously covered genHkids in the past when they received... Read more
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Boston Herald
Puerto Rico seeks debt exchange deal with creditorsSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico is pushing for a voluntary debt exchange de
Puerto Rico seeks debt exchange deal with creditors
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico is pushing for a voluntary debt exchange deal with creditors as it struggles to manage a $72 billion public debt load that the governor has said is unpayable and needs restructuring. Top officials in the U.S.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Puerto Rico seeks debt exchange deal with creditorsSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico is pushing for a voluntary debt exchange d
Puerto Rico seeks debt exchange deal with creditors
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico is pushing for a voluntary debt exchange deal with creditors as it struggles to manage a $72 billion public debt load that the governor has said is unpayable and needs restructuring. Top officials in the U.S.... Read more
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Miami New Times
Abortion Leads to Destruction of White Culture, Man Testifies Before Florida HouseDespite the fact Roe v. Wade has stood as the law of the land for more than 40
Abortion Leads to Destruction of White Culture, Man Testifies Before Florida House
Miami New Times / Posted 11 days ago
Despite the fact Roe v. Wade has stood as the law of the land for more than 40 years, a Florida House subcommittee passed a bill this week that would effectively make it a felony to perform an abortion in Florida. The bill passed 8-3, but before... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Lawmaker says its time SC State finds permanent presidentMedia outlets report that Democratic Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter made the suggestion
Lawmaker says its time SC State finds permanent president
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Media outlets report that Democratic Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter made the suggestion Tuesday during a meeting of a House subcommittee as members of the school's board of trustees made a $128 million budget request. About $12 million would be used to... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
Lawmaker says its time SC State finds permanent presidentSouth Carolina State University logo Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 COLUMBIA, S.C.
Lawmaker says its time SC State finds permanent president
News 12 Augusta / Posted 13 days ago
South Carolina State University logo Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A state lawmaker says it's time the South Carolina State University board of trustees find a permanent president to lead the financially troubled Orangeburg... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Lawmaker says its time SC State finds permanent presidentCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A state lawmaker says it's time the South Carolina State
Lawmaker says its time SC State finds permanent president
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 13 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A state lawmaker says it's time the South Carolina State University board of trustees find a permanent president to lead the financially troubled Orangeburg school. Media outlets report that Democratic Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Lawmaker says its time SC State finds permanent presidentCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A state lawmaker says it's time the South Carolina State
Lawmaker says its time SC State finds permanent president
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A state lawmaker says it's time the South Carolina State University board of trustees find a permanent president to lead the financially troubled Orangeburg school. Media outlets report that Democratic Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Lawmaker says its time SC State finds permanent presidentCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A state lawmaker says it's time the South Carolina State
Lawmaker says its time SC State finds permanent president
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A state lawmaker says it's time the South Carolina State University board of trustees find a permanent president to lead the financially troubled Orangeburg school. Media outlets report that Democratic Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Opponents to school vouchers ask lawmakers to not ‘abandon our schools’Opponents of a school vouchers bill in the Tennessee Legislature said Monday th
Opponents to school vouchers ask lawmakers to not ‘abandon our schools’
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Opponents of a school vouchers bill in the Tennessee Legislature said Monday the measure will cause public schools to be abandoned and called for more support of programs like Knox County's community schools initiative. "It is essentially a bill... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Insurance abuse reforms advance in legislatureTrying again to reduce costs of non-weather-related water damages for insurance
Insurance abuse reforms advance in legislature
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
Trying again to reduce costs of non-weather-related water damages for insurance companies, state legislators voted to advance bills that would bring insurers more quickly into the claims process and bar licensed contractors from offering referral... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
TOM PHILPOTT: Reformers urged not to redefine commissary ‘savings’ Advocates for preserving the military commissary benefit warned a House subco
TOM PHILPOTT: Reformers urged not to redefine commissary ‘savings’
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
Advocates for preserving the military commissary benefit warned a House subcommittee Wednesday to avoid reforms that promise to preserve current savings for patrons but instead... Read more
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Daily Press
Bill: Make Virginia governor release appointee resumesRICHMOND - Legislation to ensure the public release of resumes for gubernatoria
Bill: Make Virginia governor release appointee resumes
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
RICHMOND - Legislation to ensure the public release of resumes for gubernatorial appointees, which Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration refused last year after questions arose about a Democratic state Senate candidate, moved forward here... Read more
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Yahoo News
US Treasury Sec: Puerto Rico needs congressional action SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew stressed on We
US Treasury Sec: Puerto Rico needs congressional action
Yahoo News / Posted 19 days ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew stressed on Wednesday during a visit to Puerto Rico that congressional action is the only solution to pulling the U.S. territory... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida Legislature 2016: red-light cameras, health de-regA Florida House committee Thursday approved a bill that would bar local governm
Florida Legislature 2016: red-light cameras, health de-reg
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 19 days ago
A Florida House committee Thursday approved a bill that would bar local governments from using red-light cameras to cite motorists who don’t properly stop at intersections. The House Economic Affairs Committee backed the proposal (HB 4027), filed by... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticketChief among them are when someone running for governor picks a running mate — e
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticket
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Chief among them are when someone running for governor picks a running mate — either after the candidates are nominated by their parties or while they are running in the primary. A House subcommittee Thursday passed a bill that would have... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticketCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Now that South Carolina voters have approved the governor
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticket
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Now that South Carolina voters have approved the governor and lieutenant governor running on the same ticket, lawmakers are working out the details. Chief among them are when someone running for governor picks a running mate -... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
House subcommittee OKs bill to have panel screen magistratesA House subcommittee Thursday approved a bill to require candidates for magistr
House subcommittee OKs bill to have panel screen magistrates
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
A House subcommittee Thursday approved a bill to require candidates for magistrates to be screened and qualified by the same panel that checks the credentials of state judges. A second bill would increase to $25,000 the maximum amount of damages... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticketBy JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Now that South Caro
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticket
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 19 days ago
By JEFFREY COLLINS Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Now that South Carolina voters have approved the governor and lieutenant governor running on the same ticket, lawmakers are working out the details. A House subcommittee passed a bill... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
House subcommittee OKs bill to have panel screen magistratesCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A House panel has approved changes to how county magistra
House subcommittee OKs bill to have panel screen magistrates
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A House panel has approved changes to how county magistrates are chosen and what kind of cases they can hear. A House subcommittee Thursday approved a bill to require candidates for magistrates to be screened and qualified by... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
House subcommittee OKs bill to have panel screen magistratesCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A House panel has approved changes to how county magistra
House subcommittee OKs bill to have panel screen magistrates
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A House panel has approved changes to how county magistrates are chosen and what kind of cases they can hear. A House subcommittee Thursday approved a bill to require candidates for magistrates to be screened and qualified by... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
House subcommittee OKs bill to have panel screen magistratesCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A House panel has approved changes to how county magistra
House subcommittee OKs bill to have panel screen magistrates
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A House panel has approved changes to how county magistrates are chosen and what kind of cases they can hear. A House subcommittee Thursday approved a bill to require candidates for magistrates to be screened and qualified by... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticketCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Now that South Carolina voters have approved the governor
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticket
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Now that South Carolina voters have approved the governor and lieutenant governor running on the same ticket, lawmakers are working out the details. A House subcommittee passed a bill Thursday that would have a gubernatorial... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticketCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Now that South Carolina voters have approved the governor
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticket
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Now that South Carolina voters have approved the governor and lieutenant governor running on the same ticket, lawmakers are working out the details. A House subcommittee passed a bill Thursday that would have a gubernatorial... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticketCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Now that South Carolina voters have approved the governor
SC needs rules after putting lieutenant governor on ticket
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Now that South Carolina voters have approved the governor and lieutenant governor running on the same ticket, lawmakers are working out the details. A House subcommittee passed a bill Thursday that would have a gubernatorial... Read more
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