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Newsmax
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in Americafor Utah’s 2nd district, Mickelsen was appointed by RNC chairman Reince Priebus
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in America
Newsmax / Posted 13 hours ago
for Utah’s 2nd district, Mickelsen was appointed by RNC chairman Reince Priebus to head the 2016 Republican Convention Rules Committee. She is only the second member of Congress to give birth while serving. 50. Mark Skousen — Starting his... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Smiddy introduces bill to cut perks for lawmakersreceived by legislators for their time in Springfield. The bill was introduced
Smiddy introduces bill to cut perks for lawmakers
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 hours ago
received by legislators for their time in Springfield. The bill was introduced Wednesday and sent to the House Rules Committee. For each day the Legislature is in session, Illinois lawmakers get $111 a day for food and lodging, and are... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Former Dauphin County Judge Todd Hoover dies at 61as Co-Chair of the Supreme Court Constable Handbook Committee (2011), Chair of
Former Dauphin County Judge Todd Hoover dies at 61
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 17 hours ago
as Co-Chair of the Supreme Court Constable Handbook Committee (2011), Chair of the Supreme Court Juvenile Court Procedural Rules Committee (2012) and was a member of the Supreme Court Statewide Committee on Elder Abuse (2013). Judge Hoover... Read more
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Roll Call
VA Blocks Holiday Display of Confederate Flags on Cemetery FlagpolesRep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York, were also offered by them to this year’s Inte
VA Blocks Holiday Display of Confederate Flags on Cemetery Flagpoles
Roll Call / Posted 20 hours ago
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York, were also offered by them to this year’s Interior-Environment appropriations bill (HR 5538). But the House Rules Committee was able to hold the amendments back from a floor vote, under a structured rule... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
SJ Officer Shortage Looks to Require Emergency Action1, the department is 87 officers short of the 500 needed for patrol. The counci
SJ Officer Shortage Looks to Require Emergency Action
NBC Bay Area / Posted yesterday
1, the department is 87 officers short of the 500 needed for patrol. The council will put the emergency action before a Rules Committee on Wednesday. If approved there, it will go on the agenda for the council meeting next Tuesday, sources... Read more
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Orange County Register
Polluting board with state appointeesand three state appointees – one appointed by the governor, one by the speaker
Polluting board with state appointees
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
and three state appointees – one appointed by the governor, one by the speaker of the Assembly and one by the Senate Rules Committee. SB1387 would double the number of state appointees, allowing them to comprise 37.5 percent of the board, and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Red boots on the ground as dress code suspended for Joburg council meeting“Rules to dress code are hereby suspended and referred to the rules committee o
Red boots on the ground as dress code suspended for Joburg council meeting
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
“Rules to dress code are hereby suspended and referred to the rules committee once it is established‚” said Fowler. He was presiding over the inaugural Joburg council meeting on Monday‚ during which new councillors will be sworn in‚ and a new mayor‚... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House sets own probe into killingsproposed probe on alleged extrajudicial killings which has polarized the member
House sets own probe into killings
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
proposed probe on alleged extrajudicial killings which has polarized the membership. “That matter will be taken up in the rules committee meeting next Wednesday,” said Fariñas in a text message from Rio de Janeiro where he led a special House... Read more
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Inquirier.net
House committee to tackle resolution to probe drug killingsproposed House probe on alleged extrajudicial killings which has polarized memb
House committee to tackle resolution to probe drug killings
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
proposed House probe on alleged extrajudicial killings which has polarized members. “That matter will be taken up in the rules committee meeting next Wednesday,” said Farinas in a text message from Rio de Janeiro as chair of the House special... Read more
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The Hill
Tax reform in 2017—the basicsmember of the Committee on Ways and Means. Tom Spulak was a former General Coun
Tax reform in 2017—the basics
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
member of the Committee on Ways and Means. Tom Spulak was a former General Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives. General Counsel and Staff Director, House Rules Committee. The views expressed by authors are their own and not the views of The H... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Summit County Council entering battle against fuel pump fraudBy Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — Soon, Summit County may have a new requirement
Summit County Council entering battle against fuel pump fraud
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 6 days ago
By Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — Soon, Summit County may have a new requirement for gas station owners. County Council’s Rules Committee Aug. 15 discussed and then voted to recommend Council next week adopt legislation to require fuel pumps to take... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Concerns Raised Over R1 000 MP Absentee Fineon the whips. He said the committee section had to be properly equipped to deal
Concerns Raised Over R1 000 MP Absentee Fine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
on the whips. He said the committee section had to be properly equipped to deal with the new guidelines. On Tuesday, the rules committee approved guidelines to the new rules. These include an R1 000 fine for "each day of absence. The National... Read more
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The Signal
Scott Wilk: The legislative gut-and-amend season is upon usprocess, ensuring that neither the public nor even legislators have a reasonabl
Scott Wilk: The legislative gut-and-amend season is upon us
The Signal / Posted 6 days ago
process, ensuring that neither the public nor even legislators have a reasonable opportunity to review the proposal. The Rules Committee simply “waives” the rules and brings the proposal to the floor. The procedure is call Without Reference to... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Concerns raised over R1 000 MP absentee fineon the whips. He said the committee section had to be properly equipped to deal
Concerns raised over R1 000 MP absentee fine
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
on the whips. He said the committee section had to be properly equipped to deal with the new guidelines. On Tuesday, the rules committee approved guidelines to the new rules. These include an R1 000 fine for “each day of absence. The National... Read more
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NJ.com
5 times N.J. desperately needed more juice in CongressBoehner." Eventually, $60 billion in aid cleared Congress. 2. House Republica
5 times N.J. desperately needed more juice in Congress
NJ.com / Posted 6 days ago
Boehner." Eventually, $60 billion in aid cleared Congress. 2. House Republicans cut off NJ Transit funding. The House Rules Committee, appointed by the leadership, decides which bills and amendments will be voted on. The committee brought to... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Council entering battle against fuel pump fraudBy Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — Soon, Summit County may have a new requirement
Council entering battle against fuel pump fraud
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 7 days ago
By Ariel Hakim DOWNTOWN AKRON — Soon, Summit County may have a new requirement for gas station owners. County Council’s Rules Committee Aug. 15 discussed and then voted to recommend Council next week adopt legislation to require fuel pumps to take... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Change strengthens Pittsfield Historical Commission's hand on demolition plansproposed to the council a revision to the nine-year-old ordinance, and it was r
Change strengthens Pittsfield Historical Commission's hand on demolition plans
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 7 days ago
proposed to the council a revision to the nine-year-old ordinance, and it was reviewed by the council's Ordinance and Rules Committee prior to the council vote Aug. 9 to approve the changes. Since the city's demolition delay ordinance was... Read more
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Roll Call
Meadows Explains Effort to Overthrow BoehnerR-Fla., whose surprise candidacy for speaker at the start of the 114th Congress
Meadows Explains Effort to Overthrow Boehner
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
R-Fla., whose surprise candidacy for speaker at the start of the 114th Congress ended up costing him a seat on the powerful Rules Committee. Ultimately, Meadows wasn't predicting anything. "Today, I am 56 years old. Today is my birthday," he said.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Absentee MPs to Be Fined R1 000 a Day - Rules Committeefrom committee meetings for three days without reason. This was one of the gui
Absentee MPs to Be Fined R1 000 a Day - Rules Committee
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
from committee meetings for three days without reason. This was one of the guidelines passed by the National Assembly rules committee on Tuesday, following the adoption of new rules by the institution. The new rules were approved in May, just... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
New rideshare rules move ahead in Hillsborough despite Uber, Lyft objectionsbackground check for drivers and prohibit price surging during declared states
New rideshare rules move ahead in Hillsborough despite Uber, Lyft objections
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
background check for drivers and prohibit price surging during declared states of emergency such as a hurricane. A PTC rules committee on Tuesday voted 2-1 to move forward with the regulations despite objections from Uber and Lyft, the two ride... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Absentee MPs to be fined R1 000 a day - rules committeefrom committee meetings for three days without reason. This was one of the gui
Absentee MPs to be fined R1 000 a day - rules committee
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
from committee meetings for three days without reason. This was one of the guidelines passed by the National Assembly rules committee on Tuesday, following the adoption of new rules by the institution. The new rules were approved in May, just... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Kids in trouble need guidance — not shackleshang his or her head in shame." — Elizabeth Robb, a retired McLean County judg
Kids in trouble need guidance — not shackles
Chicago Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
hang his or her head in shame." — Elizabeth Robb, a retired McLean County judge, testifying at an Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee hearing last month on the shackling of juveniles during courtroom appearances The bulwark of our justice... Read more
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The Hill
Time for Congress's spending decisions to go on the recordhas been engaging in a review of the rules of the House through Organizational
Time for Congress's spending decisions to go on the record
The Hill / Posted 10 days ago
has been engaging in a review of the rules of the House through Organizational Task Force meetings and the House Rules Committee. This is a needed and courageous exercise. Citizens of all political backgrounds can agree that Congress... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Marathon Co. board to consider adding prayer to agendaBaptist flag or Protestant Flag, I'm going to offend somebody.” Hoogendyk said
Marathon Co. board to consider adding prayer to agenda
WAOW Wausau / Posted 13 days ago
Baptist flag or Protestant Flag, I'm going to offend somebody.” Hoogendyk said the Executive Committee sent his proposal to the Rules Committee for review. After that, it will be sent back to the Executive Committee and eventually to the full bo... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mayor De Lille inaugurates her new councilthe chair for his third term as Speaker, Dirk Smit pledged as his first order o
Mayor De Lille inaugurates her new council
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
the chair for his third term as Speaker, Dirk Smit pledged as his first order of business to refer the rules to the rules committee so that the EFF could debate them. Smit has held the position since 2006 as a member of the Freedom Front... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Democrats: Ballot-collecting bill an effort to suppress voterssaid. “It’s not done to manipulate an election but to help people," Otondo sai
Democrats: Ballot-collecting bill an effort to suppress voters
The Arizona Republic / Posted 14 days ago
said. “It’s not done to manipulate an election but to help people," Otondo said. The bill will next be heard by the House Rules Committee before going before the full House of Representatives for a vote. Read or Share this story:... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Proposition 54 would bring better transparency to SacramentoAs a former chairman of the Assembly Rules Committee and its Office of Planning
Proposition 54 would bring better transparency to Sacramento
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 14 days ago
As a former chairman of the Assembly Rules Committee and its Office of Planning and Research, I consider myself well versed in the process of passing legislation in California. But I also know that there is simply a need for better... Read more
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The Evening Sun
New position created at county codes enforcement divisioncounty-wide. Department heads made their case to create a new position during
New position created at county codes enforcement division
The Evening Sun / Posted 14 days ago
county-wide. Department heads made their case to create a new position during a July meeting of the county�s Safety and Rules Committee. Pointing to more open permits than it can feasibly handle, the department solicited elected officials for... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City boards, commissions under the microscopeenough members. �If you can�t fill them, they�re not being useful,� she said.
City boards, commissions under the microscope
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
enough members. �If you can�t fill them, they�re not being useful,� she said. The review will be taken up by the council Rules Committee on a biweekly basis. Hazouri said he took notice of the issue when the city�s Taxation, Revenue and... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The 2016 Democratic National Convention: 'Inside-Outside' Reflections of a Bernie Sanders Delegateof the tone for the convention was set before the convention officially began,
The 2016 Democratic National Convention: 'Inside-Outside' Reflections of a Bernie Sanders Delegate
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
of the tone for the convention was set before the convention officially began, on Saturday July 23, when the DNC Rules Committee convened only to lock out more than 300 pro-democracy activists. With the environmental platform on the... Read more
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Al.com
How Huntsville may benefit with Mac McCutcheon as Speaker of Houseto the House in 2006, assumes the leadership role in the House after serving tw
How Huntsville may benefit with Mac McCutcheon as Speaker of House
Al.com / Posted 18 days ago
to the House in 2006, assumes the leadership role in the House after serving two legislative sessions as chair of the Rules Committee – itself a powerful position in the State House. He's a former Huntsville police officer and investigator... Read more
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SaukValley.com
UTV trail traction lost at county levelor within boundaries of an incorporated area. Imfeld, however, doesn't have mu
UTV trail traction lost at county level
SaukValley.com / Posted 19 days ago
or within boundaries of an incorporated area. Imfeld, however, doesn't have much hope for the bill, which was sent to rules committee April 8. "They can sit and wait all they want, but that’s where bills go to die,” he said.� Instead, Imfeld... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Roundtable: Azano Campaign Finance Trial, Ignored Transparency Law, Otay Mesa RV ParkPresident Sherri Lightner and Councilman David Alvarez have scheduled the polic
Roundtable: Azano Campaign Finance Trial, Ignored Transparency Law, Otay Mesa RV Park
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
President Sherri Lightner and Councilman David Alvarez have scheduled the policy for discussion at a City Council’s Rules Committee meeting in October. Planning official's unplanned — and unpermitted — RV park Dirt lots on the property... Read more
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Roll Call
Is Electronic Voting Coming to the GOP Convention?floor, and definitely more advanced than the manual calling of the roll employe
Is Electronic Voting Coming to the GOP Convention?
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
floor, and definitely more advanced than the manual calling of the roll employed by the Senate. While the GOP convention's rules committee could theoretically allow for electronic voting even for the actual nomination, it sounds unlikely the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Local restaurateur lands food services deal for state Capitoland they liked what we put together. I think they just wanted good, healthy foo
Local restaurateur lands food services deal for state Capitol
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
and they liked what we put together. I think they just wanted good, healthy food and service,” Jarosz said of the Capitol’s rules committee, which approved the choice. “I initially pitched them on the idea that here you are in Sacramento, which we... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Orange County Judge Group 4 - Tom Younglocal, state, and national bar committees throughout my 26 years as a lawyer, i
Orange County Judge Group 4 - Tom Young
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
local, state, and national bar committees throughout my 26 years as a lawyer, including the Florida Bar’s Appellate Court Rules Committee and, currently, its Professional Ethics Committee. Bar committees work to improve the legal profession and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas Sanders backers to get travel aid; state party paying $250 to 4Thompson -- will each receive the funds, party spokesman H.L. Moody said. A pr
Arkansas Sanders backers to get travel aid; state party paying $250 to 4
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Thompson -- will each receive the funds, party spokesman H.L. Moody said. A pro-Sanders Democratic National Convention rules committee member who had received reimbursements for $40, Amanda Kennedy of Greenbrier, will get another $210, he... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sanders backers to get travel aidThompson -- will each receive the funds, party spokesman H.L. Moody said. A pr
Sanders backers to get travel aid
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Thompson -- will each receive the funds, party spokesman H.L. Moody said. A pro-Sanders Democratic National Convention rules committee member who had received reimbursements for $40, Amanda Kennedy of Greenbrier, will get another $210, he... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Austin Berg: Trying to map a way to term limits in Illinoisof the House of Representatives filed a resolution to put term limits in the st
Austin Berg: Trying to map a way to term limits in Illinois
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 days ago
of the House of Representatives filed a resolution to put term limits in the state’s constitution. It never left Madigan’s Rules Committee. The same resolution filed in the Senate stalled as well. The Illinois House and Senate are two of only six... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
2016 College Football Season: Need-to-Know Rule Changesshould have a policy dictating the decision. Scrimmage Kick FormationDue to th
2016 College Football Season: Need-to-Know Rule Changes
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 21 days ago
should have a policy dictating the decision. Scrimmage Kick FormationDue to the growth in fake field goals and punts, the rules committee felt that it needed to tighten the requirements of "scrimmage kick formations" (SKF). This rule change is... Read more
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OregonLive.com
College football: Key rule changes for 2016 seasonthe kick. Because some teams were beginning to "game" the rules by running or
College football: Key rule changes for 2016 season
OregonLive.com / Posted 21 days ago
the kick. Because some teams were beginning to "game" the rules by running or passing the ball from this formation, the rules committee felt that it needed to tighten the requirements. Under the new rules, a scrimmage kick formation must have a... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Franks won't vote consciencethe procedural vote on HR 1057. Why did Franks decide not to vote rather than v
Franks won't vote conscience
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
the procedural vote on HR 1057. Why did Franks decide not to vote rather than voting “no” to sending the legislation to the Rules Committee to die?� Why should McHenry County residents care? Franks would rather not vote than vote his conscience.... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
VOTER GUIDE: MO primary electionto the Missouri House of Representatives. During his tenure as a state represen
VOTER GUIDE: MO primary election
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 22 days ago
to the Missouri House of Representatives. During his tenure as a state representative, he served as chairman of the House Rules Committee and Majority Whip. Education: Parson graduated from Wheatland High School in 1973 and then served two tours... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
MO primary election coverageto the Missouri House of Representatives. During his tenure as a state represen
MO primary election coverage
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 22 days ago
to the Missouri House of Representatives. During his tenure as a state representative, he served as chairman of the House Rules Committee and Majority Whip. Education: Parson graduated from Wheatland High School in 1973 and then served two tours... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO primaryto the Missouri House of Representatives. During his tenure as a state represen
VOTER GUIDE: What you're casting your ballot for in the Aug. 2 MO primary
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 22 days ago
to the Missouri House of Representatives. During his tenure as a state representative, he served as chairman of the House Rules Committee and Majority Whip. Education: Parson graduated from Wheatland High School in 1973 and then served two tours... Read more
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Al.com
New Alabama speaker nominee says he'll work from middle of aislecertain to claim the post because Republicans hold 70 House seats. Democrats ho
New Alabama speaker nominee says he'll work from middle of aisle
Al.com / Posted 22 days ago
certain to claim the post because Republicans hold 70 House seats. Democrats hold 33. McCutcheon had been chairman of the Rules Committee, which sets the daily agenda of bills, under former Speaker Mike Hubbard. It was Hubbard who put McCutcheon... Read more
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Al.com
Mike Hubbard's apologist-in-chief now wears his crownlive the king. Because nothing has changed. Nothing. McCutcheon, a Republica
Mike Hubbard's apologist-in-chief now wears his crown
Al.com / Posted 22 days ago
live the king. Because nothing has changed. Nothing. McCutcheon, a Republican from Huntsville and chairman of the House Rules Committee, is about as Hubbard as Hubbard himself. He was there when Hubbard was initially indicted on all those... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama Republicans pick Mac McCutcheon as new House speakerdetective, probation officer and zoning coordinator. McCutcheon has been in a
Alabama Republicans pick Mac McCutcheon as new House speaker
Al.com / Posted 22 days ago
detective, probation officer and zoning coordinator. McCutcheon has been in a leadership position. He chaired the House Rules Committee, which puts together the daily agenda of bills the House will consider. "I'm humbled by the faith and... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Zeldin Gun Bill Favors Softer Approach To Background Checksonly to retail gun sellers remaining on the South Fork. “In New York State, we
Zeldin Gun Bill Favors Softer Approach To Background Checks
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 22 days ago
only to retail gun sellers remaining on the South Fork. “In New York State, we have it pretty under control.” Bill H.R. 5611 was taken up on July 1 by the House Rules Committee, where it will be debated when Congress returns from its summer re... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Regulations stall for Hillsborough rideshare firms, but higher fines in the worksbut the Public Transportation Commission is moving ahead with plans to raise th
Regulations stall for Hillsborough rideshare firms, but higher fines in the works
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
but the Public Transportation Commission is moving ahead with plans to raise the fines for rideshare drivers. A PTC rules committee on Tuesday passed on moving forward with new emergency regulations in a meeting that epitomized the gridlock... Read more
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