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Anderson Independent-Mail
Mike Gambrell joins S.C. Senatethat is the way I am." Before arriving in the Senate chamber on Thursday, Gamb
Mike Gambrell joins S.C. Senate
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
that is the way I am." Before arriving in the Senate chamber on Thursday, Gambrell bid farewell to his colleagues in the state House of Representatives, where he had served since 2007. "I will never forget each and every one of you," said... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Danbury GOP nominates city woman, Brazilian-American for House seata Brazilian-American and editor of the city’s trilingual newspaper, was nominat
Danbury GOP nominates city woman, Brazilian-American for House seat
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 hours ago
a Brazilian-American and editor of the city’s trilingual newspaper, was nominated on Monday to run for a seat in the state House of Representatives. Palmares, 32, will face 12-term incumbent Democrat and Deputy House Speaker Bob Godfrey, who... Read more
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The News-Times
Danbury GOP nominates city woman, Brazilian-American for House seata Brazilian-American and editor of the city’s trilingual newspaper, was nominat
Danbury GOP nominates city woman, Brazilian-American for House seat
The News-Times / Posted 3 hours ago
a Brazilian-American and editor of the city’s trilingual newspaper, was nominated on Monday to run for a seat in the state House of Representatives. Palmares, 32, will face 12-term incumbent Democrat and Deputy House Speaker Bob Godfrey, who... Read more
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Shelbyville Times-Gazette
Edwards enters race for state representativeSharon Kay Edwards of Shelbyville has announced her candidacy for the 62nd Dist
Edwards enters race for state representative
Shelbyville Times-Gazette / Posted 5 hours ago
Sharon Kay Edwards of Shelbyville has announced her candidacy for the 62nd District State House of Representatives seat in the Aug. 4 Democratic primary. Edwards is children's services coordinator for the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Library. She was... Read more
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Al.com
Mike Hubbard trial: Governors, lobbyists, business leaders may testify1998, Riley helped convince Hubbard to run for office himself, and Hubbard won
Mike Hubbard trial: Governors, lobbyists, business leaders may testify
Al.com / Posted 10 hours ago
1998, Riley helped convince Hubbard to run for office himself, and Hubbard won the first of his now five terms in the state House of Representatives. Hubbard devotes a chapter in his 2012 book, “Storming the State House,” to Riley. Hubbard... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma House rejects efforts to reduce qualifications for Corrections director postThe state House of Representatives on Monday rejected a bill that would have cl
Oklahoma House rejects efforts to reduce qualifications for Corrections director post
The Oklahoman / Posted 17 hours ago
The state House of Representatives on Monday rejected a bill that would have cleared the way for Corrections Department interim Director Joe Allbaugh to be appointed as the agency's permanent director by eliminating current professional requirements... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma House votes to abolish high schools' end-of-instruction testingtests which are currently required for Oklahoma high school graduation was over
Oklahoma House votes to abolish high schools' end-of-instruction testing
The Oklahoman / Posted 19 hours ago
tests which are currently required for Oklahoma high school graduation was overwhelmingly approved Monday by the state House of Representatives. State schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister praised the 95-1 House vote, calling it a... Read more
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The News-Times
Bethel veteran to challenge Harding in 107th DistrictDTC BROOKFIELD — Less than a week after losing his party’s endorsement in the
Bethel veteran to challenge Harding in 107th District
The News-Times / Posted 23 hours ago
DTC BROOKFIELD — Less than a week after losing his party’s endorsement in the race for a soon-to-be vacant seat in the state House of Representatives, a Bethel Democrat has decided to run in a different district. The 26-year-old Marine veteran... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Bethel veteran to challenge Harding in 107th DistrictDTC BROOKFIELD — Less than a week after losing his party’s endorsement in the
Bethel veteran to challenge Harding in 107th District
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 23 hours ago
DTC BROOKFIELD — Less than a week after losing his party’s endorsement in the race for a soon-to-be vacant seat in the state House of Representatives, a Bethel Democrat has decided to run in a different district. The 26-year-old Marine veteran... Read more
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Boston Globe
House Speaker DeLeo’s leadership team releases long-awaited energy billThe state House of Representatives has released a much-anticipated energy bill
House Speaker DeLeo’s leadership team releases long-awaited energy bill
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
The state House of Representatives has released a much-anticipated energy bill that would prompt utilities to buy electricity from offshore wind farms and Canadian hydropower sources, but not to the degree that some advocates had wanted. The bill... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Ridgefield Democrats Pick Challenger For 111th District House SeatRIDGEFIELD, Conn. – Ridgefield Democrats have selected a challenger to John Fre
Ridgefield Democrats Pick Challenger For 111th District House Seat
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted yesterday
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – Ridgefield Democrats have selected a challenger to John Frey in the 111th District seat in the state House of Representatives, according to the Ridgefield Press. Joe Dowdell was chosen during a Democratic caucus last week, the... Read more
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The Columbian
Jayne: Washington’s top two primary is good sportsmanshiprepresented Washington in the U.S. Senate from 1981 to 1987, and again from 198
Jayne: Washington’s top two primary is good sportsmanship
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
represented Washington in the U.S. Senate from 1981 to 1987, and again from 1989 to 2001. Before that, he spent time in the state House of Representatives and as Attorney General of Washington. In other words, Gorton knows his way around the... Read more
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The Columbian
Benton out 2 jobs, but retirement pay awaitscould also impact the amount. Benton did not return a call seeking comment. B
Benton out 2 jobs, but retirement pay awaits
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
could also impact the amount. Benton did not return a call seeking comment. Benton was first elected to the Washington state House of Representatives in 1994 and became a senator two years later. He is enrolled in Plan 2 of the Public... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
State officials address gender equality billshas created an outcry from legislators, and on Tuesday a letter was sent to Pre
State officials address gender equality bills
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
has created an outcry from legislators, and on Tuesday a letter was sent to President Barack Obama from 97 members of the state House of Representatives, including Wheeland and Everett. The letter specifically opposed a "Dear Colleague" letter... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Harvey Yates wins national GOP postdelegates. The contest has ramped up tensions about state party leadership as
Harvey Yates wins national GOP post
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
delegates. The contest has ramped up tensions about state party leadership as Republicans defend their majority in the state House of Representatives and aim to take control of the Senate. Rogers has held the committeeman post since 2008. In... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Harvey Yates wins national GOP postdelegates. The contest has ramped up tensions about state party leadership as
Harvey Yates wins national GOP post
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
delegates. The contest has ramped up tensions about state party leadership as Republicans defend their majority in the state House of Representatives and aim to take control of the Senate. Rogers has held the committeeman post since 2008. In... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma House votes to trim earned income tax creditWhile most Oklahomans slept, the state House of Representatives worked past mid
Oklahoma House votes to trim earned income tax credit
The Oklahoman / Posted 3 days ago
While most Oklahomans slept, the state House of Representatives worked past midnight Thursday to narrowly pass a bill that would eliminate the refundable aspect of the state's earned income tax credit. The state House voted 51-45 to pass Senate Bill... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
House budget contains pay raises for teachers, funds for DuPont, Muddy SneakersCarolina Herrera during Honor Physics Class Thursday at West Henderson High.Blu
House budget contains pay raises for teachers, funds for DuPont, Muddy Sneakers
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
Carolina Herrera during Honor Physics Class Thursday at West Henderson High.BlueRidgeNow.comMay 20, 2016 5:57 PM

The state House of Representatives swiftly passed its $22.2 billion budget Thursday, approved 103-12 with broad bipartisan... Read more

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The Hendersonville Times-News
House budget contains pay raises for teachers, funds for DuPont, Muddy SneakersThe state House of Representatives swiftly passed its $22.2 billion budget Thur
House budget contains pay raises for teachers, funds for DuPont, Muddy Sneakers
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
The state House of Representatives swiftly passed its $22.2 billion budget Thursday, approved 103-12 with broad bipartisan support. The bill includes raises for teachers and state employees, tax breaks and millions for projects in Western North... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
State Republican Party hopes to flip Snohomish County to its side in the fallbe a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor’s race to
State Republican Party hopes to flip Snohomish County to its side in the fall
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
be a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor’s race to Republican Bill Bryant and control of the state House of Representatives to the Republicans. She noted that Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee won the county by just 2... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their sidebe a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor's race to
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their side
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
be a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor's race to Republican Bill Bryant and control of the state House of Representatives to the Republicans. She likened Snohomish County to the national swing state of Ohio. "If we... Read more
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The Advocate
Latest budget would still leave 13,000 without TOPS, set new minimum ACT of 22Student Financial Assistance was based on the latest version of the state budge
Latest budget would still leave 13,000 without TOPS, set new minimum ACT of 22
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Student Financial Assistance was based on the latest version of the state budget, which has been approved last week by the state House of Representatives. House Bill 1, which carries the budget, allocated $225 million to TOPS, which is about $72... Read more
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The Advocate
Latest budget would still leave 13,000 without TOPS, set new minimum ACT of 22Student Financial Assistance was based on the latest version of the state budge
Latest budget would still leave 13,000 without TOPS, set new minimum ACT of 22
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Student Financial Assistance was based on the latest version of the state budget, which has been approved last week by the state House of Representatives. House Bill 1, which carries the budget, allocated $225 million to TOPS, which is about $72... Read more
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The Advocate
Latest budget would still leave 13,000 without TOPS, set new minimum ACT of 22Student Financial Assistance was based on the latest version of the state budge
Latest budget would still leave 13,000 without TOPS, set new minimum ACT of 22
The Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Student Financial Assistance was based on the latest version of the state budget, which has been approved last week by the state House of Representatives. House Bill 1, which carries the budget, allocated $225 million to TOPS, which is about $72... Read more
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The Columbian
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their sidebe a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor’s race to
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their side
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
be a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor’s race to Republican Bill Bryant and control of the state House of Representatives to the Republicans. She likened Snohomish County to the national swing state of Ohio. “If we... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Washington GOP chief pins statewide ambitions on Snohomish Countybe a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor's race to
Washington GOP chief pins statewide ambitions on Snohomish County
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
be a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor's race to Republican Bill Bryant and control of the state House of Representatives to the Republicans. She likened Snohomish County to the national swing state of Ohio. "If we... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their sidebe a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor's race to
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their side
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
be a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor's race to Republican Bill Bryant and control of the state House of Representatives to the Republicans. She likened Snohomish County to the national swing state of Ohio. "If we... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their side in the fallbe a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor's race to
GOP hopes to flip Snohomish County to their side in the fall
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
be a swing county in the 2016 elections and could throw the governor's race to Republican Bill Bryant and control of the state House of Representatives to the Republicans. She noted that Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee won the county by just 2... Read more
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ajc.com
Where do Gwinnett candidates stand on religious liberty?it. Proponents vow to bring it up again next year, so The Atlanta Journal-Cons
Where do Gwinnett candidates stand on religious liberty?
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
it. Proponents vow to bring it up again next year, so The Atlanta Journal-Constitution asked candidates in three contested state House of Representatives races in Gwinnett County where they stand on religious liberty Here’s what they told us.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Darien businessman secures GOP nomination for 25 Senate Districtbeen in office since 2005 and is the Senate majority leader. Prior to serving a
Darien businessman secures GOP nomination for 25 Senate District
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
been in office since 2005 and is the Senate majority leader. Prior to serving as a state senator, Duff was a member of the state House of Representatives from 2002 to 2005. “I genuinely came into this because the stripes on the zebra of Bob Duff... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma House approves bill to put $12.5M cap on 'at-risk' oil wellsIn a dramatic late night session, the state House of Representatives on Thursda
Oklahoma House approves bill to put $12.5M cap on 'at-risk' oil wells
The Oklahoman / Posted 4 days ago
In a dramatic late night session, the state House of Representatives on Thursday voted to place a $12.5 million annual cap on rebates that can be claimed on production from "economically at-risk" oil and natural gas wells. House Speaker Jeff Hickman... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Oklahomans advance abortion-ban billjoined with Democrats in voting against the bill sponsored by Republican Sen. N
Oklahomans advance abortion-ban bill
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
joined with Democrats in voting against the bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Nathan Dahm. The bill was passed by the state House of Representatives with a vote of 59-9 last month. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, an anti-abortion Republican, has... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Drop-in for veterans, women's shooting chapterheld at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Fireside Restaurant on Sugarloaf Road. State Cour
Drop-in for veterans, women's shooting chapter
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 days ago
held at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Fireside Restaurant on Sugarloaf Road. State Court of Appeals judicial candidate Phil Berger, state House of Representatives candidate Cody Henson and Henderson County School Board candidate Blair Craven will speak.... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Democrats put Klein up against Wood in 141stDARIEN — Voters in the heavily Republican 141st District of the state House of
Democrats put Klein up against Wood in 141st
Darien News-Review / Posted 4 days ago
DARIEN — Voters in the heavily Republican 141st District of the state House of Representatives haven’t sent a Democrat to Hartford for as long as anyone can remember. “There’s always a first,” Klein said before being nominated unanimously by fellow... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
US Rep. Mark Takai will not seek re-election due to cancerfamily for their service by supporting them and their decision in every way pos
US Rep. Mark Takai will not seek re-election due to cancer
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
family for their service by supporting them and their decision in every way possible." Born on Oahu, Takai served in the state House of Representatives for 20 years before he was elected to Congress, first winning his statehouse seat at age 27.... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Political Pulse: Whoopi Goldberg for S.C. Senate?the time, Gambrell said no problems had been identified in audits of his campai
Political Pulse: Whoopi Goldberg for S.C. Senate?
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the time, Gambrell said no problems had been identified in audits of his campaign-finance reports conducted by the state House of Representatives Ethics Committee. The Republican from Honea Path has served on the House ethics panel. In an... Read more
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ajc.com
Where do Gwinnett candidates stand on campus carry?from gun rights advocates and praise from others. So The Atlanta Journal-Consti
Where do Gwinnett candidates stand on campus carry?
ajc.com / Posted 5 days ago
from gun rights advocates and praise from others. So The Atlanta Journal-Constitution asked candidates in three contested state House of Representatives races in Gwinnett County where they stand on “campus carry.” Here’s what they told us.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Louisiana politician adds 'joke' amendment on age and weight for stripperson some male legislators, who made light of the incident by leaving dollar bill
Louisiana politician adds 'joke' amendment on age and weight for strippers
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
on some male legislators, who made light of the incident by leaving dollar bills on the chamber podium. Sixteen of the state house of representatives’ 105 members are women. Mr Havard later told journalists his amendment was meant as a joke... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma House votes to close sodomy legal loopholeand make it a felony to sodomize a person who has been drugged or is unconsciou
Oklahoma House votes to close sodomy legal loophole
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
and make it a felony to sodomize a person who has been drugged or is unconscious was approved unanimously Wednesday by the state House of Representatives. The measure passed 86-0. House Bill 2398 will now go to the state Senate where final passage... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Lavielle Nominated To Represent Norwalk For Fourth Termmost of Wilton, the eastern section of Norwalk and the western part of Westport
Lavielle Nominated To Represent Norwalk For Fourth Term
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 5 days ago
most of Wilton, the eastern section of Norwalk and the western part of Westport. Currently serving her third term in the state House of Representatives, Lavielle is the House Ranking Member of the General Assembly’s Education Committee and a... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Marijuana access a blessing or a curse?before voters this fall. Legislators, wary of what voters may be persuaded to
Marijuana access a blessing or a curse?
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 5 days ago
before voters this fall. Legislators, wary of what voters may be persuaded to approve, are striking first. This week, the state House of Representatives approved a bill to permit medicinal use of marijuana. The vote was 71-26. State senators are... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Lawmakers take the leadbefore voters this fall. Legislators, wary of what voters may be persuaded to
Lawmakers take the lead
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 5 days ago
before voters this fall. Legislators, wary of what voters may be persuaded to approve, are striking first. This week, the state House of Representatives approved a bill to permit medicinal use of marijuana. The vote was 71-26. State senators are... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
House lawmakers give okay to budget bill, final vote Thursdayteachers would get permanent pay raises and salary bonuses in a budget unveiled
House lawmakers give okay to budget bill, final vote Thursday
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
teachers would get permanent pay raises and salary bonuses in a budget unveiled Monday night by Republican leaders in the state House of Representatives. Debate on the more than $22 billion budget plan starts Tuesday morning. State workers and... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Pay increase for home health care workers pending approval-- The bill to pay workers who care for disabled residents in their homes $15 a
Pay increase for home health care workers pending approval
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 days ago
-- The bill to pay workers who care for disabled residents in their homes $15 an hour is headed to Gov. Rauner’s desk. The State House of Representatives gave final approval on that bill Wednesday. Supporters say the workers now get $13 per hour... Read more
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MLive.com
KWA pipeline almost completed, but water may not reach homes for another yearstate Senate approved the same amount the governor asked for but the plan still
KWA pipeline almost completed, but water may not reach homes for another year
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
state Senate approved the same amount the governor asked for but the plan still must survive a conference with the state House of Representatives as well as the new projections for a $460-million hole in the state budget. Heaton said in an... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Protect the Inspector General's Officematters worse, this year was the second time that lawmakers have essentially tr
Protect the Inspector General's Office
The Houma Courier / Posted 6 days ago
matters worse, this year was the second time that lawmakers have essentially tried to shutter the office. Members of the state House of Representatives passed a budget in 2012, Street said, that would have meant an end to his office. That year,... Read more
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MLive.com
Gov. Snyder says budget request would keep Flint on Detroit water until 2017state Senate approved the same amount the governor asked for but the plan still
Gov. Snyder says budget request would keep Flint on Detroit water until 2017
MLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
state Senate approved the same amount the governor asked for but the plan still must survive a conference with the state House of Representatives as well as the new projections for a $460-million hole in the state budget. Heaton said in an... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Protect the Inspector General's Officematters worse, this year was the second time that lawmakers have essentially tr
Protect the Inspector General's Office
The Daily Comet / Posted 6 days ago
matters worse, this year was the second time that lawmakers have essentially tried to shutter the office. Members of the state House of Representatives passed a budget in 2012, Street said, that would have meant an end to his office. That year,... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Medical marijuana requires safeguardsbefore voters this fall. Legislators, wary of what voters may be persuaded to
Medical marijuana requires safeguards
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
before voters this fall. Legislators, wary of what voters may be persuaded to approve, are striking first. Last week, the state House of Representatives approved a bill to permit medicinal use of marijuana. The vote was 71-26. State senators are... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd City Council: Former council member to run for mayo...when he lost to Wallin. It was his first time running for public office of any
Brainerd City Council: Former council member to run for mayo...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
when he lost to Wallin. It was his first time running for public office of any kind, he said. He also ran for a seat in the state House of Representatives in 2010 and a seat in the state Senate in 2006. Goedker, 45, said he's running for mayor... Read more
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