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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 an hour 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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KTVB Boise
7 Investigates: Idaho missing out on money to make roads saferBOISE - The State of Idaho has been offered hundreds of thousands of dollars in
7 Investigates: Idaho missing out on money to make roads safer
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 hours ago
BOISE - The State of Idaho has been offered hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal grants to help make our roads safer from distracted drivers, but continues to miss out on the money. The problem stems from a provision in Idaho's ban on texting... Read more
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York Daily Record
Pa. funding fight: Transportation or police?Pennsylvania faces a shortfall in funding for transportation construction proje
Pa. funding fight: Transportation or police?
York Daily Record / Posted 18 hours ago
Pennsylvania faces a shortfall in funding for transportation construction projects, two years after a gas tax increase - why? Eric Madden, of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania, testified at a Senate Transportation... Read more
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The Seattle Times
405 toll lanes may have been trigger for firing of WSDOT secretary Lynn PetersonIn the end, state Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson wasn’t derailed by nea
405 toll lanes may have been trigger for firing of WSDOT secretary Lynn Peterson
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
In the end, state Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson wasn’t derailed by nearly $400 million in Highway 520 bridge overruns, or even the two-year delay in the Highway 99 tunnel, a pair of projects that she inherited. Instead, the cardinal sin... Read more
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The Columbian
Benton, Rivers vote to remove transportation secretaryClaiming Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson was dishonest about her agency’
Benton, Rivers vote to remove transportation secretary
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Claiming Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson was dishonest about her agency’s involvement with the Columbia River Crossing, Senate Transportation Vice Chairman Don Benton joined his Republican colleagues on Friday by calling for her to be... Read more
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TribLIVE
Lawmakers plan hearing on millions diverted from PennDOT to state police | TribLIVE Neighborhoods A sign marks the location of the barracks for the
Lawmakers plan hearing on millions diverted from PennDOT to state police
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods A sign marks the location of the barracks for the Pennsylvania State Police... Read more
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Everett Herald
GOP lawmakers fire state transportation secretary OLYMPIA � Republican senators delivered a political blow to Democratic Gov. J
GOP lawmakers fire state transportation secretary
Everett Herald / Posted 2 days ago
OLYMPIA � Republican senators delivered a political blow to Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday by voting to fire Secretary of Transportation Lynn Peterson.They blamed her management for problems... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
red light cameras, marijuana, gamblingFlorida House and Senate leaders will roll out gambling bills Friday that would
red light cameras, marijuana, gambling
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 3 days ago
Florida House and Senate leaders will roll out gambling bills Friday that would allow the Seminole Tribe to add craps and roulette at its casinos, potentially do away with dog racing and most horse racing and open the door for slot machines in Palm... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Outraged drivers may get some relief from I-405 tollsIn a concession to driver outrage, state lawmakers say they’re ready to open th
Outraged drivers may get some relief from I-405 tolls
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
In a concession to driver outrage, state lawmakers say they’re ready to open the Interstate 405 express toll lanes to general traffic during nights, weekends and holidays — for free. The reprieve wouldn’t address the worst hours of commuter... Read more
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Everett Herald
Toll lane chronicles: Who can make them free?Published: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 4:10 p.m. Toll lane chronicles: Is a la
Toll lane chronicles: Who can make them free?
Everett Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Published: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 4:10 p.m. Toll lane chronicles: Is a law needed to make them free? A group of Republican senators and Gov. Jay Inslee think the Legislature needs to put the change into law. But a key House Democrat disagrees... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Over local objection, lawmakers advance bill banning red light camerasTALLAHASSEE — Red light cameras would be banned statewide if lawmakers approve
Over local objection, lawmakers advance bill banning red light cameras
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — Red light cameras would be banned statewide if lawmakers approve a proposal by Sen. Jeff Brandes to eliminate what he calls a back-door tax for local governments. It’s an issue pushed unsuccessfully for years by Brandes, the St.... Read more
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Deseret News
Bill would create new designation for autocyclesSALT LAKE CITY — A state lawmaker is proposing to create a designation for a ne
Bill would create new designation for autocycles
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — A state lawmaker is proposing to create a designation for a new category of unconventional vehicles. Rep. Stewart Barlow, R-Fruit Heights, presented HB38 to the Senate Transportation Committee on Thursday. An autocycle is a... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Red-light camera ban gets initial green lightTALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes' latest proposa
Red-light camera ban gets initial green light
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes' latest proposal to drive red-light cameras out of Florida squeezed through its first committee Thursday. The proposal (SB 168) was backed by the Brandes-led Senate Transportation... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Bill before Florida Senate would put a stop to red light camerasTALLAHASSEE — Red light cameras would be a thing of the past in Florida under a
Bill before Florida Senate would put a stop to red light cameras
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 3 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — Red light cameras would be a thing of the past in Florida under a bill that was narrowly approved by the Senate Transportation Committee. The committee approved the measure on a 4-3 vote Thursday after Republican Sen. Jeff Brandes... Read more
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NBC Miami
Florida Bill Would Put Stop to Red Light CamerasA bill that would bring the use of red-light cameras to a screeching halt recei
Florida Bill Would Put Stop to Red Light Cameras
NBC Miami / Posted 3 days ago
A bill that would bring the use of red-light cameras to a screeching halt received narrow support in a Senate committee Thursday after the sponsor argued cities and counties use the traffic enforcement devices to raise cash rather than for legitimate... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Rauner launches plan to add toll lanes on I-55Gov. Bruce Rauner today floated a plan to add a pair of lanes, likely with toll
Rauner launches plan to add toll lanes on I-55
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner today floated a plan to add a pair of lanes, likely with tolls, to crowded Interstate 55 (the Stevenson Expressway) between I-355 (Veterans Memorial Tollway) and I-90/94 (the Dan Ryan Expressway). Though the proposal needs approval... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Bill Would Put a Stop to Red Light Cameras in FloridaBy: Associated PressFebruary 4, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Red light camer
Bill Would Put a Stop to Red Light Cameras in Florida
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 3 days ago
By: Associated PressFebruary 4, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Red light cameras would be a thing of the past in Florida under a bill that was narrowly approved by the Senate Transportation Committee. The committee approved the measure on a 4-3... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Bill before Florida Senate would put a stop to red light camerasTALLAHASSEE — Red light cameras would be a thing of the past in Florida under a
Bill before Florida Senate would put a stop to red light cameras
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
TALLAHASSEE — Red light cameras would be a thing of the past in Florida under a bill that was narrowly approved by the Senate Transportation Committee. The committee approved the measure on a 4-3 vote Thursday after Republican Sen. Jeff Brandes... Read more
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Everett Herald
Proposal to fill Sound Transit seats deemed 'Seattle-centric'Published: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 12:01 a.m. Proposal to fill Sound Trans
Proposal to fill Sound Transit seats deemed 'Seattle-centric'
Everett Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Published: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 12:01 a.m. Proposal to fill Sound Transit seats deemed ‘Seattle-centric’ Now a few of their longstanding critics want state lawmakers to replace them next year by changing how their seats are filled. The... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Common Core standards are back up for discussionGood Morning. John Bridges here with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunris
Common Core standards are back up for discussion
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 3 days ago
Good Morning. John Bridges here with a look at what's coming up on 7News Sunrise. More changes could be coming to Louisiana classrooms. again. Governor John Bel Edwards is now joining Texas Governor... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Lauderdale Co. deputy recovering after Florence shootingHand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at T
Lauderdale Co. deputy recovering after Florence shooting
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Bossier City coaches talk future of tackle footballHand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at T
Bossier City coaches talk future of tackle football
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc. This particular Hand It On segment was carried over from nominees we received in October, 2015. And not just one correspondence. In the history of the... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
5 arrested in Houma drug bust; child released to family memberHand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at T
5 arrested in Houma drug bust; child released to family member
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Creation Museum aims to triple in sizeHand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at T
Creation Museum aims to triple in size
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
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WAFB Baton Rouge
LSP: Two people killed in car crash near SorrentoHand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at T
LSP: Two people killed in car crash near Sorrento
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Proposed hotel to be added at BR Metro AirportHand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at T
Proposed hotel to be added at BR Metro Airport
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Concerns arise over parade route safety after shooting on CanalHand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at T
Concerns arise over parade route safety after shooting on Canal
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Legislative committee holds public meeting on transportation projectsHand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at T
Legislative committee holds public meeting on transportation projects
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Former New Orleans Saints star surprises fan battling cancerHand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at T
Former New Orleans Saints star surprises fan battling cancer
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc.Hand It On: Rhonda Altizan at Travail 6:33, Inc. This particular Hand It On segment was carried over from nominees we received in October, 2015. And not just one correspondence. In the history of the... Read more
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The Advocate
Area legislators make pleas for road workBaton Rouge area lawmakers made pleas Wednesday for scarce road and bridge mone
Area legislators make pleas for road work
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Baton Rouge area lawmakers made pleas Wednesday for scarce road and bridge money during one in a series of public hearings on Louisiana’s transportation needs. The House and Senate transportation committees heard from lawmakers who represent the... Read more
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The Advocate
Area legislators make pleas for road workBaton Rouge area lawmakers made pleas Wednesday for scarce road and bridge mone
Area legislators make pleas for road work
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Baton Rouge area lawmakers made pleas Wednesday for scarce road and bridge money during one in a series of public hearings on Louisiana’s transportation needs. The House and Senate transportation committees heard from lawmakers who represent the... Read more
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The Advocate
Area legislators spelling out road and bridge needsBaton Rouge area lawmakers are making pleas for road and bridge money as part o
Area legislators spelling out road and bridge needs
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Baton Rouge area lawmakers are making pleas for road and bridge money as part of a series of public hearings on Louisiana’s transportation needs. The House and Senate transportation committees are hearing from lawmakers who represent the capital... Read more
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TribLIVE
Funds for Pennsylvania transit projects $6B short | TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Paying for all of the construction projects o
Funds for Pennsylvania transit projects $6B short
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
| TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Paying for all of the construction projects on lawmakers' wish lists would cost an estimated $6 billion more than... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Senate bill threatens to eliminate Bustang fundingThe Colorado Department of Transportation’s new and popular Bustang regional tr
Senate bill threatens to eliminate Bustang funding
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 6 days ago
The Colorado Department of Transportation’s new and popular Bustang regional transit service that started in July may be on the chopping block if state legislators back a bill that would shift gas tax money away from the program. Sponsored by state... Read more
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TribLIVE
Transit funding expected to fall $6B short in Pennsylvania | TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Pennsylvania will be about $6 billion short o
Transit funding expected to fall $6B short in Pennsylvania
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
| TribLIVE.com Neighborhoods Pennsylvania will be about $6 billion short of being able to fund all the projects legislators... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Spokane Valley man says AIDS, heroin played a role in deadly stabbing SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Spokane Valley man is in the Spokane County Jail ac
Spokane Valley man says AIDS, heroin played a role in deadly stabbing
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Spokane Valley man is in the Spokane County Jail accused of murdering his... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
1 dead, 1 injured after fire pit incident near CataldoSpokane Valley man says AIDS, heroin played a role in deadly stabbingSpokane Va
1 dead, 1 injured after fire pit incident near Cataldo
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
Spokane Valley man says AIDS, heroin played a role in deadly stabbingSpokane Valley man says AIDS, heroin played a role in deadly stabbing SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Spokane Valley man is in the Spokane County Jail accused of murdering his... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Lawmakers say pay raises are due for WSPOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Two proposals by lawmakers in Washington would give a pay
Lawmakers say pay raises are due for WSP
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Two proposals by lawmakers in Washington would give a pay raise to state patrol officers. The bills, scheduled for hearings Monday in the Senate Transportation Committee, seek to make patrol salaries competitive with other... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Wife of Spokane VA doctor wants to 'turn this tragedy around' SPOKANE, Wash. - The wife of Spokane VA doctor John Marshall spoke with KHQ's
Wife of Spokane VA doctor wants to 'turn this tragedy around'
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. - The wife of Spokane VA doctor John Marshall spoke with KHQ's Patrick Erickson Monday. Suzanne Marshall issued... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Man shot to death outside Tacoma convenience store TACOMA, Wash. - Police say a man was shot to death as he sat in his car outsi
Man shot to death outside Tacoma convenience store
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
TACOMA, Wash. - Police say a man was shot to death as he sat in his car outside a Tacoma convenience store and gas station. The News Tribune reports... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Family of murder victim: 'We lost a mother and a brother in one day'Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortionsWashington bill seeks to ba
Family of murder victim: 'We lost a mother and a brother in one day'
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortionsWashington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortions OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington state is among a handful of states this year where lawmakers are seeking to ban abortions sought because of the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortions OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington state is among a handful of states this year wher
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortions
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington state is among a handful of states this year where lawmakers are seeking to ban abortions sought because of the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Spokane man admits to murdering mother, putting her in de-icer and recycle binWashington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortionsWashington bill seeks to ba
Spokane man admits to murdering mother, putting her in de-icer and recycle bin
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
Washington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortionsWashington bill seeks to ban sex-selective abortions OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington state is among a handful of states this year where lawmakers are seeking to ban abortions sought because of the... Read more
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The Columbian
Lawmakers: Pay raise due for Washington State PatrolOLYMPIA — Two proposals by lawmakers in Washington would give a pay raise to st
Lawmakers: Pay raise due for Washington State Patrol
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
OLYMPIA — Two proposals by lawmakers in Washington would give a pay raise to state patrol officers. The bills, scheduled for hearings Monday in the Senate Transportation Committee, seek to make patrol salaries competitive with other local law... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Monique Cotton resigns her position with the City of Spokane SPOKANE, Wash. - An attorney for Monique Cotton, the Spokane Parks and Recrea
Monique Cotton resigns her position with the City of Spokane
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. - An attorney for Monique Cotton, the Spokane Parks and Recreation Department's Marketing/Communications Manager,... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
North Spokane County standoff suspect was waving gun at Arby's employees asking 'Are you one of them?' SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A bizarre incident...
North Spokane County standoff suspect was waving gun at Arby's employees asking 'Are you one of them?'
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A bizarre incident... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Pay raise due for Washington State Patrol, lawmakers sayNorth Spokane County standoff suspect was waving gun at Arby's employees asking
Pay raise due for Washington State Patrol, lawmakers say
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
North Spokane County standoff suspect was waving gun at Arby's employees asking 'Are you one of them?'North Spokane County standoff suspect was waving gun at Arby's employees asking 'Are you one of them?' SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - A bizarre incident... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Kenai Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for Feb. 1The House Judiciary Committee will sponsor public hearing to discuss HB 147 Ani
Kenai Legislative Information Office teleconference schedule for Feb. 1
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 8 days ago
The House Judiciary Committee will sponsor public hearing to discuss HB 147 Animals: Protection / Release / Custody. Testimony will be taken. Tuesday 10:00 a.m. The House Special Committee on Fisheries will sponsor public hearing to discuss HB 251... Read more
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Philly.com
After turnpike debacle, blizzard of questionsTwo other times in the last nine years, hundreds of motorists got stuck in colo
After turnpike debacle, blizzard of questions
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
Two other times in the last nine years, hundreds of motorists got stuck in colossal winter jams on Pennsylvania highways - once, for eight hours, another time for 24 hours. Each time, officials said they would examine what happened to prevent it from... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Move underway to bring NOLA's Confederate monuments to BeauvoirNavy: No Injuries, evidence in Navy Medical Center San Diego LockdownNavy: No I
Move underway to bring NOLA's Confederate monuments to Beauvoir
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
Navy: No Injuries, evidence in Navy Medical Center San Diego LockdownNavy: No Injuries, evidence in Navy Medical Center San Diego Lockdown Navy: No Injuries, evidence in Navy Medical Center San Diego Lock down Navy: No Injuries, evidence in Navy... Read more
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