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The Washington Times
WESLEY PRUDEN: New pronouns for the traveling freak showANALYSIS/OPINION: Caitlyn Jenner, taking pride in his or her decolletage with
WESLEY PRUDEN: New pronouns for the traveling freak show
The Washington Times / Posted 7 hours ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Caitlyn Jenner, taking pride in his or her decolletage with a smart new frock for his famous Vanity Fair photo shoot, started the madness of the summer of ‘15, but he’s got nothing on the educationist establishment. They’re nothing... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Scott to head to Kentucky to lure businesses next monthTALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott has a message for business owners in the Bluegras
Scott to head to Kentucky to lure businesses next month
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 12 hours ago
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott has a message for business owners in the Bluegrass State: the sun shines brighter in Florida than on your old Kentucky home. Scott will head to Kentucky in September on a business development mission to entice... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Richard C. HaasRichard was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather; a well
Richard C. Haas
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Richard was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather; a well-respected businessman; and a dedicated public servant. Born on Jan. 14, 1934, to Valentine and Theresa Lorsong Haas, Richard lived his entire life within 100 yards of... Read more
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The News-Times
Memorial held for Trumbull native killed in Washington, D.CA memorial for Kevin Sutherland, the Trumbull native killed last month during a
Memorial held for Trumbull native killed in Washington, D.C
The News-Times / Posted yesterday
A memorial for Kevin Sutherland, the Trumbull native killed last month during a mugging in Washington, D.C., was held Sunday at American University, where family and friends recalled the universally praised 24-year-old. Sutherland graduated from... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Memorial held for Trumbull native killed in Washington, D.CA memorial for Kevin Sutherland, the Trumbull native killed last month during a
Memorial held for Trumbull native killed in Washington, D.C
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
A memorial for Kevin Sutherland, the Trumbull native killed last month during a mugging in Washington, D.C., was held Sunday at American University to remember the universally praised 24-year-old. Sutherland graduated from AU in Washington and in... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Prosecutors Want Prison For Former Top GOP Strategist George GalloGeorge Gallo, former top Republican staff member in the state House of Represen
Prosecutors Want Prison For Former Top GOP Strategist George Gallo
Hartford Courant / Posted 4 days ago
George Gallo, former top Republican staff member in the state House of Representatives, could be imprisoned for 15 months on Thursday when he is sentenced in federal court in Hartford for collecting $117,000 in kickbacks by steering political... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Derby mayoral candidate appointed to state Veterans Affairs’ board“Richard has spent his entire career in public service,” said Klarides, the sta
Derby mayoral candidate appointed to state Veterans Affairs’ board
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
“Richard has spent his entire career in public service,” said Klarides, the state House of Representatives’ minority leader. “Whether as a brave member of the U.S. Air Force, serving in our local government or policing the streets to make our... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Uselton wins runoff for DeSoto school superintendentCory Uselton will be the next superintendent of Mississippi's largest public sc
Uselton wins runoff for DeSoto school superintendent
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
Cory Uselton will be the next superintendent of Mississippi's largest public school district after defeating Jim Ferguson Tuesday in the Republican primary runoff to replace retiring DeSoto County Schools Superintendent Milton Kuykendall. With all... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Voters head to polls for runoffs in DeSoto CountyDeSoto County voters are back at the polls Tuesday in primary runoff elections
Voters head to polls for runoffs in DeSoto County
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 6 days ago
DeSoto County voters are back at the polls Tuesday in primary runoff elections for education superintendent, one position on the county Board of Supervisors, one constable position, a justice court seat and a state House race. None of the statewide... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Probe finds misuse of public resources by state representativesThe draft report on the findings involving state Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy G
Probe finds misuse of public resources by state representatives
The Mining Journal / Posted 6 days ago
The draft report on the findings involving state Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat was submitted to an outside counsel for review, House Business Office Director Tim Bowlin said Monday in a statement. "Asking an outside counsel to review the... Read more
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York Daily Record
David Rusk: Gov. Wolf's property tax reform plan would help more than GOP proposal (column)At the entrance to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., is
David Rusk: Gov. Wolf's property tax reform plan would help more than GOP proposal (column)
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
At the entrance to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., is carved one of Dr. King's most famous themes: "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." Gov. Tom Wolf's proposals to reform property taxes and... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
POINT OF VIEW Keep on keeping legislators on their toesThe most recent special legislative session ended with the typical fireworks an
POINT OF VIEW Keep on keeping legislators on their toes
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
The most recent special legislative session ended with the typical fireworks and failure that have come to define our Legislature. Its members once again failed miserably to honor a public responsibility. Florida voters once again are, rightfully,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Eldridge weighs bid for SenateLITTLE ROCK -- Former U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge is considering a run for U.
Eldridge weighs bid for Senate
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
LITTLE ROCK -- Former U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge is considering a run for U.S. Senate against incumbent John Boozman, he said in a statement Monday. The Lonoke native, 37, had resisted talking about his future political plans until he left his... Read more
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FOX News
Ohio mulls Down syndrome abortion ban, Kasich mum for nowOhio lawmakers are considering a controversial bill that would ban abortions so
Ohio mulls Down syndrome abortion ban, Kasich mum for now
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
Ohio lawmakers are considering a controversial bill that would ban abortions sought because the baby has Down syndrome, placing the swing state at the center of a new battle for anti-abortion advocates. The measure also has implications for the 2016... Read more
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FOX News
Ohio mulls Down syndrome abortion ban, Kasich mum for nowOhio lawmakers are considering a controversial bill that would ban abortions so
Ohio mulls Down syndrome abortion ban, Kasich mum for now
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
Ohio lawmakers are considering a controversial bill that would ban abortions sought because the baby has Down syndrome, placing the swing state at the center of a new battle for anti-abortion advocates. The measure also has implications for the 2016... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Redistricting could divide the College Park neighborhoodThe ongoing legislative battle to redraw Florida’s 27 congressional districts i
Redistricting could divide the College Park neighborhood
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The ongoing legislative battle to redraw Florida’s 27 congressional districts is dividing College Park – literally. The new base map of congressional districts approved by the Florida House of Representatives puts most of the College Park... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Override governor's veto of arbitration billState employees are willing to do our part to help deal with Illinois budget pr
Override governor's veto of arbitration bill
Daily Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
State employees are willing to do our part to help deal with Illinois budget problems, but Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to exploit those problems to pursue his anti-union agenda, and he’s hurting a lot of people in the process.� In our contract... Read more
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The Advocate
Transportation advocate says Louisiana needs higher gasoline tax: 'Good roads cost money ... bad roads cost more'Despite huge political hurdles, Louisiana’s gasoline tax needs to rise by at le
Transportation advocate says Louisiana needs higher gasoline tax: 'Good roads cost money ... bad roads cost more'
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Despite huge political hurdles, Louisiana’s gasoline tax needs to rise by at least 10 cents per gallon for road and bridge improvements, the president of a transportation advocacy group said Monday. Ken Perret, who heads the Louisiana Good Roads and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mississippians cling to flagPHILADELPHIA, Miss. -- The Confederate battle flag was coming down everywhere t
Mississippians cling to flag
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
PHILADELPHIA, Miss. -- The Confederate battle flag was coming down everywhere this summer. National retailers stopped selling it. South Carolina's Legislature ordered it removed from the Statehouse grounds. Momentum swelled across a nation horrified... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Lawmaker: Investigation is 'pure dirty politics;' feds seek more infoThe U.S. Attorney's Office and FBI in New Orleans made their latest request in
Lawmaker: Investigation is 'pure dirty politics;' feds seek more info
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 days ago
The U.S. Attorney's Office and FBI in New Orleans made their latest request in June, seeking records connected to reimbursements for expenses he claimed from his work as a legislator. The subpoena, obtained by The Courier and Daily Comet through a... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Lawmaker: Investigation is 'pure dirty politics;' feds seek more infoThe U.S. Attorney's Office and FBI in New Orleans made their latest request in
Lawmaker: Investigation is 'pure dirty politics;' feds seek more info
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
The U.S. Attorney's Office and FBI in New Orleans made their latest request in June, seeking records connected to reimbursements for expenses he claimed from his work as a legislator. The subpoena, obtained by The Courier and Daily Comet through a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Schuylkill blight task force to focus on worst propertiesPOTTSVILLE — The recently formed Schuylkill County blight task force is plannin
Schuylkill blight task force to focus on worst properties
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
POTTSVILLE — The recently formed Schuylkill County blight task force is planning to put together a list of the worst blighted properties in the area. “We’d like to do ‘The Dirty Dozen,’” Schuylkill County District Attorney Christine A. Holman said... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC life insurance legislation would help protect small policyholders | News & Observer August 20, 2015 On new policies, insurers would check fo
NC life insurance legislation would help protect small policyholders
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
| News & Observer August 20, 2015 On new policies, insurers would check for policyholder deaths Legislation... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Wallace seeking to unseat Burnett in state's SenateFreshman state Rep. David Wallace, a Republican from Leachville, said Tuesday t
Wallace seeking to unseat Burnett in state's Senate
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Freshman state Rep. David Wallace, a Republican from Leachville, said Tuesday that he's challenging Democratic state Sen. David Burnett of Osceola for the Senate District 22 seat. Wallace said he's a conservative Republican who would better... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Governor appoints criminal justice task forceGov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced appointees to the Legislative Criminal
Governor appoints criminal justice task force
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced appointees to the Legislative Criminal Justice Oversight Task Force. Members of the panel include Judges Gary Arnold and Cristi Beaumont, specialty court judges; Washington County Sheriff Tim Helder; Saline... Read more
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Washington Post
In Mississippi, defenders of state’s Confederate-themed flag dig inPHILADELPHIA, Miss. — The Confederate flag was on the run earlier this summer.
In Mississippi, defenders of state’s Confederate-themed flag dig in
Washington Post / Posted 13 days ago
PHILADELPHIA, Miss. — The Confederate flag was on the run earlier this summer. It was coming down everywhere. National retailers stopped selling it. South Carolina’s legislature ordered it removed from the state capitol grounds. Momentum swelled... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Geraldine Thompson plans congressional bidA day after former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings announced her candidacy for
Geraldine Thompson plans congressional bid
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
A day after former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings announced her candidacy for Congress in Florida's 10th Congressional District, state Sen. Geraldine Thompson said she will enter the same race -- creating a high-profile Democratic... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No filing-fee changes, Democratic Party saysThe Democratic Party of Arkansas' filing fees for state and federal offices are
No filing-fee changes, Democratic Party says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
The Democratic Party of Arkansas' filing fees for state and federal offices aren't changing for candidates seeking election in 2016 because there is no compelling reason to do so, party Chairman Vince Insalaco said Monday. Filing fees will be... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
City won't post restaurant taxesFAYETTEVILLE -- Because of a recent change to state law, the city and Advertisi
City won't post restaurant taxes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- Because of a recent change to state law, the city and Advertising and Promotion Commission will no longer make public detailed information about hotel, motel and restaurant taxes businesses pay -- or do not pay -- each month. For... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Interfaith Cooperative Ministries Laid to Rest“We’re being recorded, Ralph. Be careful what you say,” said Judith Shea, narro
Interfaith Cooperative Ministries Laid to Rest
New Haven Independent / Posted 14 days ago
“We’re being recorded, Ralph. Be careful what you say,” said Judith Shea, narrowing her eyes at Ralph Jones, her fellow archivist and co-president of Interfaith Cooperative Ministries. Jones, a member of First Presbyterian Church, Shea, a member of... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Most of New Mexico's capital outlay funding doesn't get spentEditor’s Note: Next Sunday The Daily Times will take a look at what happened to
Most of New Mexico's capital outlay funding doesn't get spent
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
Editor’s Note: Next Sunday The Daily Times will take a look at what happened to about $1.4 million appropriated between 2004 and 2009 to build a new facility for the Home For Women and Children in Shiprock. That new building has yet to open and it’s... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Former county assessor runs for state HouseSPRINGDALE -- Former Washington County assessor Jeff Williams of Springdale wil
Former county assessor runs for state House
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
SPRINGDALE -- Former Washington County assessor Jeff Williams of Springdale will run as a Republican for state House of Representatives, District 89, he announced Thursday. The seat is currently held by Rep. Micah Neal, R-Springdale, who has... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Independent candidate for commissioner wants to fix county’s fiscal woes"I have concerns about the practice of not setting goals and objectives to buil
Independent candidate for commissioner wants to fix county’s fiscal woes
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
"I have concerns about the practice of not setting goals and objectives to build a budget around, and concerns about no employee evaluations," Burke said. She believes she has the experience and the leadership skills to improve county... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Mat Pitsch To Seek Re-Election In State House Of RepresentativesFORT SMITH (KFSM) — Mat Pitsch has announced his intent in a release on Wednesd
Mat Pitsch To Seek Re-Election In State House Of Representatives
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 18 days ago
FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Mat Pitsch has announced his intent in a release on Wednesday (Aug. 12) to seek re-election for the District 76 seat in the Arkansas State House of Representatives. The election is scheduled for November 2016. Pitsch was elected... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Former County Assessor Announces Candidacy For State House Of RepresentativesSPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Jeff Williams, the former Washington County assessor, annou
Former County Assessor Announces Candidacy For State House Of Representatives
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 18 days ago
SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Jeff Williams, the former Washington County assessor, announced his candidacy for the State House of Representatives for District 89 in a release from his office on Thursday (Aug. 13). The release stated the position is held by... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
NM Supreme Court sides with Albuquerque in battle against firefighter elected to state officeUpdated: 08/13/2015 2:45 PM | Created: 08/13/2015 1:59 PM By: Elizabeth Reed,
NM Supreme Court sides with Albuquerque in battle against firefighter elected to state office
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 18 days ago
Updated: 08/13/2015 2:45 PM | Created: 08/13/2015 1:59 PM By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com The New Mexico Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a city of Albuquerque rule which prevents city employees from running for office. Earlier this year, Emily Kane,... Read more
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The Birmingham Times
A Path ForwardIt isn’t often that legislators in Montgomery are universally in agreement on a
A Path Forward
The Birmingham Times / Posted 18 days ago
It isn’t often that legislators in Montgomery are universally in agreement on anything. But this week it happened, twice. First, legislators in the State House of Representatives agreed by a vote of 92-2 to kill the budget that had passed earlier in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. attorney to leave post, weigh optionsU.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge said Tuesday that he's departing his federal pros
U.S. attorney to leave post, weigh options
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge said Tuesday that he's departing his federal prosecutor post, effective Aug. 21, because "it's time to move on." But Eldridge, who has served as the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Arkansas since Dec. 21,... Read more
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Business Insider
A handful of dangerous new legal drugs has public health experts worriedOver the past 20 years, the drug world has seen the rise of new psychoactive su
A handful of dangerous new legal drugs has public health experts worried
Business Insider / Posted 20 days ago
Over the past 20 years, the drug world has seen the rise of new psychoactive substances, mind-altering drugs that have been synthesized in a lab and sold as legal alternatives to illegal drugs like marijuana and cocaine. Because these drugs are new... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
No Budget Agreement in AlabamaAlabama lawmakers ended a special session without a budget solution as a politi
No Budget Agreement in Alabama
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted 20 days ago
Alabama lawmakers ended a special session without a budget solution as a political chasm widens between Republicans in the state House of Representatives and Senate. Lawmakers left Montgomery Tuesday after the special session hit a 30-day time limit... Read more
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NBC 15 Mobile
North Carolina News - WPMI Local 15Alabama Legislature special session ends without budget August 11, 2015 14:15
North Carolina News - WPMI Local 15
NBC 15 Mobile / Posted 20 days ago
Alabama Legislature special session ends without budget August 11, 2015 14:15 CDT MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama lawmakers ended a special session without a budget solution as a political chasm widens between Republicans in the state House of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Alabama Legislature special session to end without budgetMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers will end a special session without a
Alabama Legislature special session to end without budget
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 20 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers will end a special session without a budget as a political chasm widens between Republicans in the state House of Representatives and Senate. Tuesday is the final day of the special session. Legislators... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
Alabama Legislature special session to end without budgetMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers will end a special session without a
Alabama Legislature special session to end without budget
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 20 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers will end a special session without a budget as a political chasm widens between Republicans in the state House of Representatives and Senate. Tuesday is the final day of the special session. Legislators... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Alabama Legislature special session to end without budgetMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers will end a special session without a
Alabama Legislature special session to end without budget
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 20 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers will end a special session without a budget as a political chasm widens between Republicans in the state House of Representatives and Senate. Tuesday is the final day of the special session. Legislators... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Alabama Legislature special session to end without budgetMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers will end a special session without a
Alabama Legislature special session to end without budget
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 20 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers will end a special session without a budget as a political chasm widens between Republicans in the state House of Representatives and Senate. Tuesday is the final day of the special session. Legislators... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Michigan politician won't resign after orchestrating smear campaign against himselfLANSING, Mich. -- A state lawmaker in Michigan says he won't resign after sendi
Michigan politician won't resign after orchestrating smear campaign against himself
Calgary Sun / Posted 21 days ago
LANSING, Mich. -- A state lawmaker in Michigan says he won't resign after sending an email to Republican supporters falsely claiming he was caught having sex with a male prostitute. The Detroit News, citing audio recordings, reported Friday that... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
State Senator Joins Leadership Of National Lawmaker GroupState Sen. Deb Peters has been chosen to be part of the leadership of a biparti
State Senator Joins Leadership Of National Lawmaker Group
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 21 days ago
State Sen. Deb Peters has been chosen to be part of the leadership of a bipartisan group that serves state lawmakers and legislative staff. Peters is serving as the vice president of the National Conference of State Legislatures. She will transition... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Conway hires antitrust lawyers to help with lawsuit against Marathon Petroleum over gas pricesLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway's office has hi
Conway hires antitrust lawyers to help with lawsuit against Marathon Petroleum over gas prices
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 21 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway's office has hired two outside law firms with antitrust expertise to help with its lawsuit against Marathon Petroleum LP over gasoline prices in Louisville and Northern Kentucky. Conway... Read more
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FOX 9 News Twin Cities
Longtime Minnesota Rep. David Dill passes away at 60Longtime Minnesota Rep. David Dill (DFL-Crane Lake) passed away on Saturday aft
Longtime Minnesota Rep. David Dill passes away at 60
FOX 9 News Twin Cities / Posted 22 days ago
Longtime Minnesota Rep. David Dill (DFL-Crane Lake) passed away on Saturday after a battle with cancer for the past year. He was 60 years old. Dill has represented Koochiching, northern St. Louis, Lake and Cook counties since 2003 and served as city... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
BALANCING TAXES, FUNDING SCHOOLSBut one topic in particular should be ripe for compromise, something on which b
BALANCING TAXES, FUNDING SCHOOLS
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
But one topic in particular should be ripe for compromise, something on which both parties could find common ground: property tax reform. That is the argument being made by Dr. Stephen Herzenberg, an economist and the executive director of the... Read more
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