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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Legislative squabble threatens pension-stripping planALBANY -- Few concepts in Albany have more widespread support: Stripping public
Legislative squabble threatens pension-stripping plan
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 3 days ago
ALBANY -- Few concepts in Albany have more widespread support: Stripping public officials of their retirement benefits if they’re convicted of a crime related to their work. Taxpayers are on the hook for more than $682,000 a year in payments to 16... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Assembly ethics reform: All want some, none want allALBANY, N.Y. -- Staten Island's delegation in the state Assembly aren't seeing
Assembly ethics reform: All want some, none want all
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Staten Island's delegation in the state Assembly aren't seeing eye-to-eye on ethics reform but all three agree some things need to change. Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-East Shore/Brooklyn) backed a GOP package of 17 proposals... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Lanza, Savino on Albany ethics: Work together, be fairALBANY, N.Y. -- Going after Albany corruption has opened the door to many propo
Lanza, Savino on Albany ethics: Work together, be fair
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Going after Albany corruption has opened the door to many proposals — good and bad — but there's little left to do to prevent malfeasance, Staten Island's two state senators argued recently. Sitting in his seventh-floor office in... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 yearsWASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week d
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 years
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week declaring that for the ninth straight year, it imposed no disciplinary sanctions against anyone in 2015. Since 2007, the committee has received 613 allegations of... Read more
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USA Today
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 yearsWASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week d
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 years
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week declaring that for the ninth straight year, it imposed no disciplinary sanctions against anyone in 2015. Since 2007, the committee has received 613 allegations of... Read more
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USA Today
Corrections & ClarificationsLife: Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney are the authors of Exceptional: Why the World
Corrections & Clarifications
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
Life: Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney are the authors of Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America. Liz Cheney's name was incorrect on USA TODAY's Sept. 10 Best-Selling Books list. News: An earlier version of the following story misstated whom... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 yearsWASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week d
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 years
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week declaring that for the ninth straight year, it imposed no disciplinary sanctions against anyone in 2015. Since 2007, the committee has received 613 allegations of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 yearsWASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week d
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 years
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week declaring that for the ninth straight year, it imposed no disciplinary sanctions against anyone in 2015. Since 2007, the committee has received 613 allegations of... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 yearsWASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week d
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 years
KTVB Boise / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week declaring that for the ninth straight year, it imposed no disciplinary sanctions against anyone in 2015. Since 2007, the committee has received 613 allegations of... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 yearsWASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week d
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 years
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week declaring that for the ninth straight year, it imposed no disciplinary sanctions against anyone in 2015. Since 2007, the committee has received 613 allegations of... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 yearsWASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week d
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 years
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week declaring that for the ninth straight year, it imposed no disciplinary sanctions against anyone in 2015. Since 2007, the committee has received 613 allegations of... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 yearsWASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week d
Senate ethics panel has issued no punishments in 9 years
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Senate Ethics Committee released its annual report this week declaring that for the ninth straight year, it imposed no disciplinary sanctions against anyone in 2015. Since 2007, the committee has received 613 allegations of... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10742S. No. 2401 H. No. 6043 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippi
Republic Act No. 10742
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 5 days ago
S. No. 2401 H. No. 6043 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand fifteen. AN ACT ESTABLISHING... Read more
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The Chronicle
Young Trustee finalists present platforms to DSGDSG heard from Young Trustee finalists and discussed the petition to keep Grace
Young Trustee finalists present platforms to DSG
The Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
DSG heard from Young Trustee finalists and discussed the petition to keep Grace's Café on campus Wednesday night. The three candidates—Wills Rooney, Max Schreiber and Jamal Edwards, all seniors—presented their platforms to the Senate and answered... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Sorrell sees issues with scope, details of state ethics board ideaAttorney General William Sorrell praised efforts Tuesday to establish a state e
Sorrell sees issues with scope, details of state ethics board idea
Bennington Banner / Posted 8 days ago
Attorney General William Sorrell praised efforts Tuesday to establish a state ethics commission, but he poked holes in a Senate plan that he said needed reworking. The Senate Government Operations Committee is drafting a bill to create a five-member... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC lawmakers’ government staffers double as campaign workers2016 4:53 PM Top aides to U.S. Rep. David Rouzer, N.C. House Rules Chairman
NC lawmakers’ government staffers double as campaign workers
The News & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
2016 4:53 PM Top aides to U.S. Rep. David Rouzer, N.C. House Rules Chairman David Lewis are doing campaign work They say they don’t work on the campaign during office hours or using... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Kansas lawmaker imposes dress code on female witnessesTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A dress code imposed by a Kansas Senate committee chairman
Kansas lawmaker imposes dress code on female witnesses
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 8 days ago
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A dress code imposed by a Kansas Senate committee chairman that prohibits women testifying on bills from wearing low-cut necklines and miniskirts is drawing bipartisan ridicule from female legislators. Sen. Mitch Holmes' 11-point... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Show us the letter, governorLast year at this time, the Nixon Administration claimed it had a letter from b
Show us the letter, governor
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Last year at this time, the Nixon Administration claimed it had a letter from bond counsel on which it was relying to justify Gov. Nixon’s belief that he could unilaterally agree to an unlimited amount of debt to fund construction of a new stadium in... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Virginia Senate allows reporters back on floorRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Reporters in Virginia will once again be able to get an up
Virginia Senate allows reporters back on floor
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Reporters in Virginia will once again be able to get an up-close look at how the state Senate is operating, while plans proceed in Missouri to move reporters away from the action. GOP Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment said... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Electing judges best, says justiceArkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson affirmed her support Wednesday
Electing judges best, says justice
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson affirmed her support Wednesday for electing members of the state's highest court even as others, including Gov. Asa Hutchinson, want to consider different methods for choosing justices. Also, lawyers... Read more
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Maneater
How MSA Senate toppled their president-electThe Missouri Students Association full Senate planned to end with a different p
How MSA Senate toppled their president-elect
Maneater / Posted 12 days ago
The Missouri Students Association full Senate planned to end with a different president than it began with on Wednesday evening. Instead, Payton Head has remained in office as interim MSA president after Haden Gomez and Chris Hanner resigned. As of... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Divided panel favors removal vote for AG KaneThe Special Committee on Senate Address voted 4-3 to hold a floor vote, but tha
Divided panel favors removal vote for AG Kane
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
The Special Committee on Senate Address voted 4-3 to hold a floor vote, but that's not likely to occur unless the state Supreme Court rules against a pending request by Kane, a Democrat, to have her license reinstated. "We believe that this matter... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Divided Pa. Senate panel supports Kane removal voteHARRISBURG, Pa. — A select panel of Pennsylvania senators split along partisan
Divided Pa. Senate panel supports Kane removal vote
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A select panel of Pennsylvania senators split along partisan lines Wednesday but endorsed an eventual floor vote on whether to remove state Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office because she lacks a valid law license. The... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Panel: Lunch and Learn could raise ethical issuesJUNEAU — A legislative committee on Monday found that attendance at the increas
Panel: Lunch and Learn could raise ethical issues
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 days ago
JUNEAU — A legislative committee on Monday found that attendance at the increasingly popular lunchtime presentation series at the state Capitol could violate ethic rules covering lawmakers and their staffs, and the issue could be avoided if the meals... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Questions Of ConflictsEthics and conflicts of interest in state government--two topics that have been
Questions Of Conflicts
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 14 days ago
Ethics and conflicts of interest in state government--two topics that have been in the headlines a lot lately and are now before the legislature. Democratic lawmaker Peggy Gibson is calling for an ethics commission in South Dakota. Democrat Paula... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Panel says Lunch and Learn events could raise ethicalJUNEAU — A legislative committee on Monday found that attendance at the increas
Panel says Lunch and Learn events could raise ethical
Juneau Empire / Posted 14 days ago
JUNEAU — A legislative committee on Monday found that attendance at the increasingly popular lunchtime presentation series at the state Capitol could violate ethic rules covering lawmakers and their staffs, and the issue could be avoided if the meals... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Mitch Holmes, Kansas senator, apologizes, retracts female-only dress codeSen. Mitch Holmes, a committee chairman who had come under withering criticism
Mitch Holmes, Kansas senator, apologizes, retracts female-only dress code
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
Sen. Mitch Holmes, a committee chairman who had come under withering criticism over the weekend for a dress code targeted at women, apologized Tuesday. “My failure to clearly specify that all conferees, regardless of gender, should strive to present... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Panel says Lunch and Learn events could raise ethical concernsJUNEAU — A legislative committee on Monday found that attendance at the increas
Panel says Lunch and Learn events could raise ethical concerns
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 14 days ago
JUNEAU — A legislative committee on Monday found that attendance at the increasingly popular lunchtime presentation series at the state Capitol could violate ethic rules covering lawmakers and their staffs, and the issue could be avoided if the meals... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Kansas lawmaker under fire for dress code that singles out womendress code that has enraged many of the women he works with. State Sen. Mitch
Kansas lawmaker under fire for dress code that singles out women
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 15 days ago
dress code that has enraged many of the women he works with. State Sen. Mitch Holmes (R) created an 11-point code of conduct, prohibiting women who testify on bills from wearing clothing with deep necklines, miniskirts and other "distracting"... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Kansas lawmaker under fire for dress code that singles out womendress code that has enraged many of the women he works with. State Sen. Mitch
Kansas lawmaker under fire for dress code that singles out women
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 15 days ago
dress code that has enraged many of the women he works with. State Sen. Mitch Holmes (R) created an 11-point code of conduct, prohibiting women who testify on bills from wearing clothing with deep necklines, miniskirts and other "distracting"... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Kansas lawmaker under fire for dress code that singles out womendress code that has enraged many of the women he works with. State Sen. Mitch
Kansas lawmaker under fire for dress code that singles out women
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 days ago
dress code that has enraged many of the women he works with. State Sen. Mitch Holmes (R) created an 11-point code of conduct, prohibiting women who testify on bills from wearing clothing with deep necklines, miniskirts and other "distracting"... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Top donors net big winsSecond in a series On June 27, 2013, the Arkansas Supreme Court handed down we
Top donors net big wins
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Second in a series On June 27, 2013, the Arkansas Supreme Court handed down welcome news to a certain group of class-action law firms. The state's highest court unanimously reversed and remanded a decision from Washington County Circuit Court in a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Woes across government branches tarnish Pa.’s image, experts sayPa.'s image, experts say Neighborhoods Woes across government branches tarnis
Woes across government branches tarnish Pa.’s image, experts say
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
Pa.'s image, experts say Neighborhoods Woes across government branches tarnish Pa.'s image, experts say A special Senate committee is to release its final report by Wednesday about whether lawmakers should try to remove Attorney General... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
After 2010 high court race, justice wed a top donorThe costliest-ever Arkansas Supreme Court race piled up more than $900,000 in c
After 2010 high court race, justice wed a top donor
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
The costliest-ever Arkansas Supreme Court race piled up more than $900,000 in campaign contributions for two candidates in 2010. The race pitted young Appeals Court Judge Courtney Henry of Fayetteville against a more experienced opponent, Circuit... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Kansas lawmakers speak out over imposed dress codeA GOP state senator’s new dress code has created a big uproar in the capitol.
Kansas lawmakers speak out over imposed dress code
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
A GOP state senator’s new dress code has created a big uproar in the capitol. After outrage from his colleagues, constituents and others across the country, the lawmaker is firing back. "There was no suggestion that men needed any help deciding... Read more
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Daily Press
Betting on winners; after they've won in Virginia politicsThe winners in Virginia's legislative election last November also won lots of n
Betting on winners; after they've won in Virginia politics
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
The winners in Virginia's legislative election last November also won lots of new friends in the weeks that followed Election Day. Campaign donations to the winners after Election Day totaled more than $1.35 million, a Daily Press review of state... Read more
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Everett Herald
Kansas lawmaker imposes dress code on female witnessesTOPEKA, Kan. — A dress code imposed by a Kansas Senate committee chairman that
Kansas lawmaker imposes dress code on female witnesses
Everett Herald / Posted 17 days ago
TOPEKA, Kan. — A dress code imposed by a Kansas Senate committee chairman that prohibits women testifying on bills from wearing low-cut necklines and miniskirts is drawing bipartisan ridicule from female legislators. Sen. Mitch Holmes' 11-point code... Read more
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FOX News
Kansas lawmaker imposes dress code on female witnesseslawmaker came under fire from female legislators Thursday after he imposed a dr
Kansas lawmaker imposes dress code on female witnesses
FOX News / Posted 17 days ago
lawmaker came under fire from female legislators Thursday after he imposed a dress code that prevents women testifying on bills from wearing low-cut necklines and miniskirts. Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes issued an 11-point code of... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
KY3 Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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KSPR Springfield
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
KSPR Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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News 8000
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
News 8000 / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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My EastText
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
My EastText / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
KTXS Abilene / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
KECI Missoula / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ireThree years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specific
Lawmaker's women's attire rule raises ire
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
Three years ago, a Kansas lawmaker made a rule on attire that included specifics for women testifying before a state committee: no low-cut tops, no miniskirts. This week, it made news and raised some hackles. But Republican state Sen. Mitch Holmes... Read more
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