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WCSH 6 Portland
Lobster license changes up for debate in Maine StatehouseAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Maine lobstermen are set to debate the possibility of po
Lobster license changes up for debate in Maine Statehouse
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 3 hours ago
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Maine lobstermen are set to debate the possibility of potentially controversial changes to the state's lobster licensing laws. The proposal will go before the Legislature's Marine Resources Committee on Wednesday for a... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Lobster license changes up for debate in Maine StatehouseAUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Maine lobstermen are set to debate the possibility of po
Lobster license changes up for debate in Maine Statehouse
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 4 hours ago
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) -- Maine lobstermen are set to debate the possibility of potentially controversial changes to the state's lobster licensing laws. The proposal will go before the Legislature's Marine Resources Committee on Wednesday for a... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Sutton and Kingston council set to establish £38m trading companySutton and Kingston councils are considering setting up a jointly owned company
Sutton and Kingston council set to establish £38m trading company
Kingston Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
Sutton and Kingston councils are considering setting up a jointly owned company to manage £38m of shared services. Finance, customer service and town-planning departments are set to merged by the two authorities, which already share IT, transports,... Read more
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The Hill
Report questions economic impact of Obama oil taxRepublicans are circulating a new report raising questions about the economic i
Report questions economic impact of Obama oil tax
The Hill / Posted 21 hours ago
Republicans are circulating a new report raising questions about the economic impact of President Obama’s plan to assess a tax on oil. The report, from the Congressional Research Service, concludes that the economy could sag as oil companies pass on... Read more
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The Hill
Obama looks to increase budget for public landsPresident Obama is proposing to fully fund a key federal conservation program i
Obama looks to increase budget for public lands
The Hill / Posted 22 hours ago
President Obama is proposing to fully fund a key federal conservation program in 2017 and pump funding into the National Park Service to recognize its centennial this year. Obama’s budget provides $900 million for the Land and Water Conservation... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Senate approves bill that would drug test welfare recipientsThe West Virginia Senate voted Tuesday, Feb. 9 on a three-year pilot program th
WV Senate approves bill that would drug test welfare recipients
The Charleston State Journal / Posted yesterday
The West Virginia Senate voted Tuesday, Feb. 9 on a three-year pilot program that would require drug testing for some welfare recipients. The Senate voted 32-2 in favor of the bill, which would provide a graduated system of punishment for those who... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Belfast has tunnel vision that could help breathe new economic life into old rail arches The disused railway tunnelsAn artist’s impression of how they could look afte
Belfast has tunnel vision that could help breathe new economic life into old rail arches
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The disused railway tunnelsAn artist’s impression of how they could look after refurbishment They were once filled with heaving masses of cattle and sheep on... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Legislative roundup — Feb. 9Days remaining in session: 9 Medicaid probe Democratic Attorney General Hector
Legislative roundup — Feb. 9
Clovis News Journal / Posted yesterday
Days remaining in session: 9 Medicaid probe Democratic Attorney General Hector Balderas on Monday delivered results of his investigation that cleared 10 of the 15 behavioral health care providers that Republican Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Safe drinking water: Protect the AquiferIt’s disappointing that Georgia lawmakers aren’t moving forward on a proposed l
Safe drinking water: Protect the Aquifer
Savannah Morning News / Posted yesterday
It’s disappointing that Georgia lawmakers aren’t moving forward on a proposed law to protect the major source of drinking water in Savannah and much of the Georgia coast from possible future contamination because of plans to store surface water in... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Legislature allows coyote bounties, but is anybody interested?Coyotes, canis latrans, are members of the dog tribe, related to both dogs and
Legislature allows coyote bounties, but is anybody interested?
Marshall Independent / Posted yesterday
Coyotes, canis latrans, are members of the dog tribe, related to both dogs and wolves. Since wolves were largely eliminated in the Midwest, coyotes have thrived and actually expanded their natural range. They have even colonized some suburbs, where... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Government announces extra £4.6m to ease council cuts in Norfolk Local government Secretary Greg Clark A funding boost of £4.6m has been anno
Government announces extra £4.6m to ease council cuts in Norfolk
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
Local government Secretary Greg Clark A funding boost of £4.6m has been announced for Norfolk next year to ease the transition towards more local funding, the communities secretary... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Government announces extra £4.6m to ease council cuts in Norfolk Local government Secretary Greg Clark A funding boost of £4.6m has been anno
Government announces extra £4.6m to ease council cuts in Norfolk
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Local government Secretary Greg Clark A funding boost of £4.6m has been announced for Norfolk next year to ease the transition towards more local funding, the communities secretary... Read more
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The Hill
Senators: No deal yet on Flint aid, energy billThe leaders of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee said Monday th
Senators: No deal yet on Flint aid, energy bill
The Hill / Posted yesterday
The leaders of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee said Monday that they still haven’t come to an agreement on an aid package for Flint, Mich.’s drinking water crisis. Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) said... Read more
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OregonLive.com
'Cap and trade' overreach makes mockery of short legislative sessions: Editorial Agenda 2016Oregonians approved annual legislative sessions in 2010 with the understanding
'Cap and trade' overreach makes mockery of short legislative sessions: Editorial Agenda 2016
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
Oregonians approved annual legislative sessions in 2010 with the understanding that alternate-year short sessions, lasting only a handful of weeks, would serve as vehicles for time-sensitive budget adjustments and emergency policymaking. With limited... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Candidate profiles: Meet Juneau's next mayorOn March 15, the City and Borough of Juneau will hold a special mayoral electio
Candidate profiles: Meet Juneau's next mayor
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
On March 15, the City and Borough of Juneau will hold a special mayoral election to determine who will fill the rest of former Mayor Greg Fisk’s term, which ends in 2018. Karen Crane and Ken Koelsch are the two candidates in the running, and they’ve... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tales of Expectant Mothers and Forest ConservationHolding and tickling her five-month old baby boy close to her chest, a fairly p
Tales of Expectant Mothers and Forest Conservation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Holding and tickling her five-month old baby boy close to her chest, a fairly plump mother is filled with smiles as she looks at her son laugh. The 29-years old mother, Zainabu Hamisi resides at Nanjirinji-A village in Kilwa, South of Lindi. She has... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Belfast City Council wants to open up Lanyon Tunnels - and you can decide how they're used The eight derelict Lanyon Tunnels are below Belfast's East Bridge Street, bes
Belfast City Council wants to open up Lanyon Tunnels - and you can decide how they're used
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
The eight derelict Lanyon Tunnels are below Belfast's East Bridge Street, beside Central Station A network of derelict railway tunnels in Belfast could be... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Get ready for council tax hike in Norfolk as councillors greenlight cuts package Protestors outside County Hall spreading the message on how they feel the cut
Get ready for council tax hike in Norfolk as councillors greenlight cuts package
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Protestors outside County Hall spreading the message on how they feel the cuts will impact on the people of Norfolk. Photo : Steve Adams People in Norfolk look set for... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Get ready for council tax hike in Norfolk as councillors greenlight cuts package Save Heacham Fire Station supporters outside County Hall, Norwich. Photo : St
Get ready for council tax hike in Norfolk as councillors greenlight cuts package
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
Save Heacham Fire Station supporters outside County Hall, Norwich. Photo : Steve Adams People in Norfolk look set for a council tax increase after councillors... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Compensation bill for NDR could be £17m Work in progress building the Norwich NDR(Northern Distributer Road) near Rac
Compensation bill for NDR could be £17m
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Work in progress building the Norwich NDR(Northern Distributer Road) near Rackheath. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY A £17m compensation bill could be paid out among 200 people and companies because of the building of... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Compensation bill for NDR could be £17m Work in progress building the Norwich NDR(Northern Distributer Road) near Rac
Compensation bill for NDR could be £17m
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
Work in progress building the Norwich NDR(Northern Distributer Road) near Rackheath. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY A £17m compensation bill could be paid out among 200 people and companies because of the building of... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
LIO teleconference schedule for Feb. 8Tuesday 1:00 p.m. The Senate Transportation Committee will sponsor public hear
LIO teleconference schedule for Feb. 8
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 2 days ago
Tuesday 1:00 p.m. The Senate Transportation Committee will sponsor public hearing to discuss SB 132 Electronic Tax Returns & Motor Fuel Tax. Testimony will be taken. Wednesday 1:00 p.m. The House Resources Committee will sponsor public hearing to... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Corporation authorizes 4.1 percent tuition hikeUpdated Feb. 8, 2016 at 1 a.m. The University has raised over $1 billion of th
Corporation authorizes 4.1 percent tuition hike
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Updated Feb. 8, 2016 at 1 a.m. The University has raised over $1 billion of the $3 billion it hopes to secure in the BrownTogether capital campaign, announced President Christina Paxson P’19 in a community-wide email Saturday following a meeting of... Read more
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Vail Daily
Water district releases its wilderness bill guidelinesEAGLE COUNTY — A proposal to expand wilderness areas around Vail is still perco
Water district releases its wilderness bill guidelines
Vail Daily / Posted 2 days ago
EAGLE COUNTY — A proposal to expand wilderness areas around Vail is still percolating in Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, local water officials recently approved a set of guidelines they’d like any potential bill to meet. The board of the Eagle River... Read more
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Vail Daily
Water district approves wilderness policyEAGLE COUNTY — A proposal to expand wilderness areas around Vail is still perco
Water district approves wilderness policy
Vail Daily / Posted 2 days ago
EAGLE COUNTY — A proposal to expand wilderness areas around Vail is still percolating in Washington D.C. Meanwhile, local water officials recently approved a set of guidelines they’d like any potential bill to meet. The board of the Eagle River... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Legislature works by the numbersIn the three weeks since the 29th Alaska Legislature convened its second sessio
Legislature works by the numbers
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
In the three weeks since the 29th Alaska Legislature convened its second session, lawmakers haven’t just been working on the budget. In the 19 days since the Legislature convened, 105 bills have been introduced in the House and Senate. These are in... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Letters to the editorDEAR EDITOR: The Champion School Board passed a resolution prepared by the Ohi
Letters to the editor
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
DEAR EDITOR: The Champion School Board passed a resolution prepared by the Ohio School Board Association at its Jan. 25 meeting, regarding Champion School Board's objections to the state's funding structure of charter schools. The resolution has... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Corporation authorizes 4.1 percent tuition hikeThe University has already raised over $1 billion of the $3 billion it hopes to
Corporation authorizes 4.1 percent tuition hike
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
The University has already raised over $1 billion of the $3 billion it hopes to secure in the BrownTogether capital campaign, announced President Christina Paxson P’19 in a community-wide email Saturday following a meeting of the Corporation, the... Read more
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The Hill
Park Service’s maintenance backlog hits $11.9 billionThe National Park Service’s deferred maintenance backlog has grown to $11.9 bil
Park Service’s maintenance backlog hits $11.9 billion
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The National Park Service’s deferred maintenance backlog has grown to $11.9 billion, the agency announced. The total for fiscal year 2015, which ended in October, is $440 million above the previous year. ADVERTISEMENT Congress’s 2016 funding for... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan energy
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan energy bill in almost a decade after majority Republicans balked over sending hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Flint-aid dispute halts energy billWASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a bipartisan energy bill aft
Flint-aid dispute halts energy bill
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a bipartisan energy bill after Republicans balked over sending hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency aid to Flint, Mich., to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated pipes. Democrats have... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Mining tax increase gets first hearing in LegislatureThe state of Alaska has never changed its mining taxes. To find the last time
Mining tax increase gets first hearing in Legislature
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
The state of Alaska has never changed its mining taxes. To find the last time Alaskan miners had to open their tax books, you have to look back before statehood, before even the Alaska Constitution. “It hasn’t been changed since 1955,” Deputy... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri graduate students pass employee status resolutionCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri's Graduate Professional Council
Missouri graduate students pass employee status resolution
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri's Graduate Professional Council has passed a resolution affirming graduate students' status as university employees. The Columbia Daily Tribune (http://bit.ly/1QHz3uA) reports the council passed the... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Fisher to seek re-election"It's an honor to serve the people of District 72 and I will continue to be a s
Fisher to seek re-election
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 5 days ago
"It's an honor to serve the people of District 72 and I will continue to be a strong advocate for our communities, lower government spending and job creation," Fisher said in a statement. During his tenure in the House, Dean said he has worked to... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy b
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans balked over hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated... Read more
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The Hill
Obama looks to fully fund federal conservation programThe White House will ask Congress to fully fund the main federal conservation f
Obama looks to fully fund federal conservation program
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
The White House will ask Congress to fully fund the main federal conservation fund in 2017. The Interior Department announced Thursday that President Obama will request a $900 million allotment for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) as part... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintBy MATTHEW DALY Associated Press Published: February 4, 2016 11:00 AM WASHINGT
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 days ago
By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press Published: February 4, 2016 11:00 AM WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan energy bill in almost a decade after majority... Read more
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National Post
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial PostFourth Quarter 2015 highlights Full Year 2015 highlights VANCOUVER, British C
Story | Business Wire News Releases | News | Financial Post
National Post / Posted 5 days ago
Fourth Quarter 2015 highlights Full Year 2015 highlights VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) today reported results for its fourth quarter and full year, ending December 31, 2015. All results... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan ene
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan energy bill in almost a decade after majority Republicans balked over sending hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy b
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans balked over hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan ene
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked the first bipartisan energy bill in almost a decade after majority Republicans balked over sending hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Senate Dems stop energy bill, demanding Flint moneyWASHINGTON — On two separate votes Thursday, Senate Democrats blocked a compreh
Senate Dems stop energy bill, demanding Flint money
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — On two separate votes Thursday, Senate Democrats blocked a comprehensive energy bill marked for passage, insisting on hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to address the Flint, Mich., water crisis. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary... Read more
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Orange County Register
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint water crisisWASHINGTON – Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill a
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint water crisis
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans balked over hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Mich., to fix and replace the city’s lead-contaminated... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy b
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans balked over hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy b
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans balked over hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy b
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans balked over hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy b
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans balked over hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated... Read more
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WALB Albany
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy b
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
WALB Albany / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans balked over hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over FlintWASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy b
Senate Democrats block energy bill in impasse over Flint
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Democrats on Thursday blocked a comprehensive energy bill after majority Republicans balked over hundreds of millions of dollars in emergency federal aid to Flint, Michigan, to fix and replace the city's lead-contaminated... Read more
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Roll Call
Committee Chairman to Flesh Out GOP AgendaCommittee Chairs to Flesh Out Details of House Agenda From left, McCarthy, Cha
Committee Chairman to Flesh Out GOP Agenda
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
Committee Chairs to Flesh Out Details of House Agenda From left, McCarthy, Chaffetz and Ryan walk to the House floor Wednesday for votes. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) All 20 chairman of the standing legislative House committees will play lead... Read more
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