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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Muted fight over Arkansas Confederate symbolsowned spaces, but said there are no plans to formally propose their removal. T
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
owned spaces, but said there are no plans to formally propose their removal. The next re-evaluation in the majority-Republican Legislature may focus on the state's flag instead of its monuments. Democratic Rep. Charles Blake says he plans to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Muted fight over Arkansas Confederate symbolsowned spaces, but said there are no plans to formally propose their removal. T
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 hours ago
owned spaces, but said there are no plans to formally propose their removal. The next re-evaluation in the majority-Republican Legislature may focus on the state's flag instead of its monuments. Democratic Rep. Charles Blake says he plans to... Read more
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The Hill
Texas bathroom bill dies as state House adjourns special sessionthe sex listed on their birth certificates. That bill died in the House. Becau
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
the sex listed on their birth certificates. That bill died in the House. Because Texas is the most populous state controlled by a Republican legislature, approval of the bill could have inspired other states to follow suit, according to... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
State parks likely safe from frackingcollecting in franchise fees. "I think it was drawn in such a way that hopeful
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 7 days ago
collecting in franchise fees. "I think it was drawn in such a way that hopefully minimizes those concerns," Obhof said. A Republican legislature voting to override a Republican governor is very rare in Ohio. Of the 129 veto override votes in state... Read more
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OregonLive.com
David Sarasohn: The struggles to pay for OregonRevenue Committee, points out that in Ohio, a similar tax - at a considerably l
OregonLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
Revenue Committee, points out that in Ohio, a similar tax - at a considerably lower rate than Measure 97 - was enacted by a Republican legislature and a Republican governor. But when the legislature gathered, all that anyone remembered was the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rulings deepen fight over Arkansas abortion lawsadministering the abortion pill take effect. Together, they show that the that
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
administering the abortion pill take effect. Together, they show that the that the fight over efforts by an increasingly Republican legislature to scale back abortion won't end anytime soon, and also shows how much of a role Arkansas is going to... Read more
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Al.com
Amusement park flap highlights Alabama's obesity crisisState Rep. Craig Ford of Gadsden, the former Alabama State House Minority Leade
Al.com / Posted 20 days ago
State Rep. Craig Ford of Gadsden, the former Alabama State House Minority Leader, said he doesn't think the supermajority Republican Legislature is interested in doing so. "If they do, they believe it is a problem that people should take personal... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Jim Dey: Illinois leaders have nothing on Gopher State's politicianseach other in mutual contempt. And they're right. But compared with the politi
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
each other in mutual contempt. And they're right. But compared with the political war between the Democratic governor and Republican legislature in Minnesota, Rauner and Madigan are carrying on a sizzling bromance. On May 30, angered over policy... Read more
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The News & Observer
State government: A tale of rich man, poor manit doesn’t trust Democratic attorney generals to vigorously argue its case on p
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
it doesn’t trust Democratic attorney generals to vigorously argue its case on polarizing issues such as voter ID. The Republican legislature also went after newly elected Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget, cutting $1 million from his budget... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC’s fracking fortunes caught in legal limbo as drilling hopes fade awaypermits or regulations. Its nine commissioners, most appointed last year by for
The News & Observer / Posted 23 days ago
permits or regulations. Its nine commissioners, most appointed last year by former Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and the Republican legislature, have not been sworn in. They await instructions from the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, or... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Gov. Snyder vetoes legislation to speed up tax cut on vehicle salespurchasing a new or used vehicle. It's the latest example of Snyder, a Republi
Detroit Free Press / Posted 25 days ago
purchasing a new or used vehicle. It's the latest example of Snyder, a Republican, being at odds with a more conservative Republican Legislature. “The bills would accelerate a gradual and agreed upon phase in of the sales and use tax relief to a... Read more
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Salon.com
A 21st-century form of indentured servitude has already penetrated deep into the American heartlandin Congress and state-houses across the nation are working hard to hold down mi
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
in Congress and state-houses across the nation are working hard to hold down minimum wages. Missouri’s Republican legislature just made it illegal for St. Louis to raise their minimum wage to $10/hour, throwing workers back down... Read more

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