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KQ2 St. Joseph
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 4 minutes ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ban on electronics in dumps would be liftedwere collected to run the program. A bill last year that would have eliminated
Ban on electronics in dumps would be lifted
The News & Observer / Posted 15 minutes ago
were collected to run the program. A bill last year that would have eliminated the fees was rewritten to require a study first. The state Department of Environmental Quality studied the issue and earlier this year recommended the legislature... Read more
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My EastText
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
My EastText / Posted 54 minutes ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted an hour ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
In Louisiana, It's Now A Hate Crime To Target Police OfficersLouisiana's hate-crime protections now cover law enforcement and first responde
In Louisiana, It's Now A Hate Crime To Target Police Officers
KPBS San Diego / Posted an hour ago
Louisiana's hate-crime protections now cover law enforcement and first responders. Gov. John Bel Edwards signed the legislation on Thursday after it had passed easily in the Republican-controlled Legislature, NPR's Debbie Elliott reports. People... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted an hour ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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News 8000
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
News 8000 / Posted an hour ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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NJ.com
Deal to save Atlantic City from financial collapse now in Christie's handsI think will ultimately not impact the taxpayers of the state of New Jersey and
Deal to save Atlantic City from financial collapse now in Christie's hands
NJ.com / Posted an hour ago
I think will ultimately not impact the taxpayers of the state of New Jersey and help save Atlantic City, I'll do it," the Republican governor said on his monthly radio show. Sweeney said he expects Christie to sign it. "There hasn't been an... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Louisiana Governor Signs ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Bill, Making It Hate Crime to Target Policecharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana Governor Signs ‘Blue Lives Matter’ Bill, Making It Hate Crime to Target Police
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted an hour ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one’s chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. “Working in a profession is not... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
KTXS Abilene / Posted an hour ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
KECI Missoula / Posted an hour ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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KERA North Texas
In Louisiana, It's Now A Hate Crime To Target Police OfficersLouisiana's hate-crime protections now cover law enforcement and first responde
In Louisiana, It's Now A Hate Crime To Target Police Officers
KERA North Texas / Posted an hour ago
Louisiana's hate-crime protections now cover law enforcement and first responders. Gov. John Bel Edwards signed the legislation on Thursday after it had passed easily in the Republican-controlled Legislature, NPR's Debbie Elliott reports. People... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 2 hours ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Louisiana governor signs ‘blue lives matter’ billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs ‘blue lives matter’ bill
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 hours ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one’s chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. “Working in a profession is not... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 hours ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 hours ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 2 hours ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' billcharacteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orienta
Louisiana governor signs 'blue lives matter' bill
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 2 hours ago
characteristics such as their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, etc. Louisiana becomes the first state to add one's chosen vocation to that list, something that has rankled opponents. "Working in a profession is not... Read more
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Roll Call
Susana Martinez in Harsh Trump SpotlightALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – These days, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is a study in c
Susana Martinez in Harsh Trump Spotlight
Roll Call / Posted 2 hours ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – These days, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is a study in contrasts. The nation’s first Hispanic woman governor, she’s also the first Hispanic chair of the Republican Governors Association. But now she’s bearing the national... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
5 witnesses called so far in third day of Hubbard ethics trialfocus away from the counts (there are 23) that involved Mike Hubbard's business
5 witnesses called so far in third day of Hubbard ethics trial
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 hours ago
focus away from the counts (there are 23) that involved Mike Hubbard's business - Craftmaster Printers - and the Alabama Republican Party. The State is now focusing on counts involving American Pharmacy Cooperative (APCI), one of the companies... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
5 witnesses called so far in third day of Hubbard ethics trialfocus away from the counts (there are 23) that involved Mike Hubbard's business
5 witnesses called so far in third day of Hubbard ethics trial
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 hours ago
focus away from the counts (there are 23) that involved Mike Hubbard's business - Craftmaster Printers - and the Alabama Republican Party. The State is now focusing on counts involving American Pharmacy Cooperative (APCI), one of the companies... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
LePage taps another temp, continues refusal to nominate education commissionerCorporations, Elections and Commissions received paperwork earlier this week co
LePage taps another temp, continues refusal to nominate education commissioner
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
Corporations, Elections and Commissions received paperwork earlier this week confirming the appointment. Plowman, a former Republican state senator, has been the Department of Education’s legislative liaison in recent months. “By this appointment,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rightsin the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling effectively legalizing same-sex ma
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 hours ago
in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling effectively legalizing same-sex marriage. In Alaska, during the current Legislature, bills barring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity have gone nowhere, and bills to... Read more
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The News & Observer
‘Blue Lives Matter’: Push to raise penalties for violence against copsviolence against cops Louisiana governor to sign bill extending hate crimes pr
‘Blue Lives Matter’: Push to raise penalties for violence against cops
The News & Observer / Posted 4 hours ago
violence against cops Louisiana governor to sign bill extending hate crimes protection to the state law enforcement and first responders Critics say the so-called Blue Lives Matter push is political slap at Black Lives Matter Rep. Ken Buck of... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rightsin the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling effectively legalizing same-sex ma
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling effectively legalizing same-sex marriage. In Alaska, during the current Legislature, bills barring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity have gone nowhere, and bills to... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rightsin the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling effectively legalizing same-sex ma
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 hours ago
in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling effectively legalizing same-sex marriage. In Alaska, during the current Legislature, bills barring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity have gone nowhere, and bills to... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rightsin the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling effectively legalizing same-sex ma
A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling effectively legalizing same-sex marriage. In Alaska, during the current Legislature, bills barring discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity have gone nowhere, and bills to... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Beatty picked to lead South Carolina Supreme Court"I've been doing this now for over 20 years and I love it. I can't think of any
Beatty picked to lead South Carolina Supreme Court
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
"I've been doing this now for over 20 years and I love it. I can't think of anything I'd rather do." That the mostly Republican General Assembly elected Beatty, who was a Democrat when he served in the state House in the early 1990s, is... Read more
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Roll Call
Steady Simms Guides House Republicans Through Tumultuous 2016the same stern looking face. It’s a monument to Simms’ steadiness from former c
Steady Simms Guides House Republicans Through Tumultuous 2016
Roll Call / Posted 5 hours ago
the same stern looking face. It’s a monument to Simms’ steadiness from former co-workers, and that’s precisely what House Republicans need this cycle. As Executive Director of the National Republican Congressional Committee, Simms presides over... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Mike Hubbard ethics trialtestimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn
Mike Hubbard ethics trial
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 hours ago
testimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn Network. Opening statements conclude, first witnesses testify in Hubbard ethics trialOpening statements conclude, first witnesses testify in Hubbard ethics... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mike Hubbard ethics trialtestimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn
Mike Hubbard ethics trial
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 hours ago
testimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn Network. Opening statements conclude, first witnesses testify in Hubbard ethics trialOpening statements conclude, first witnesses testify in Hubbard ethics... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mike Hubbard ethics casetestimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn
Mike Hubbard ethics case
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 10 hours ago
testimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn Network. Opening statements conclude, first witnesses testify in Hubbard ethics trialOpening statements conclude, first witnesses testify in Hubbard ethics... Read more
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Al.com
Finally, a way to understand the charges against Mike Hubbardstruggles along, weighing on the minds and wallets of the owners. 2007-2011: H
Finally, a way to understand the charges against Mike Hubbard
Al.com / Posted 10 hours ago
struggles along, weighing on the minds and wallets of the owners. 2007-2011: Hubbard is named chairman of the Alabama Republican Party. He begins a Republican plan to "Storm the Statehouse and launches the GOP's "Handshake with Alabama," which... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Mike Hubbard ethics casetestimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn
Mike Hubbard ethics case
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 10 hours ago
testimony centered around Hubbard’s businesses: Craftmaster Printers and Auburn Network. Opening statements conclude, first witnesses testify in Hubbard ethics trialOpening statements conclude, first witnesses testify in Hubbard ethics... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Rep. Franks: Dysfunction drives decision to leave Illinois House, run for County Board chairLeaving the Legislature was not an easy decision. Since first being elected sta
Rep. Franks: Dysfunction drives decision to leave Illinois House, run for County Board chair
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
Leaving the Legislature was not an easy decision. Since first being elected state representative, I have spent my time talking to and working on behalf of the residents of the 63rd district. For most of my tenure in the GA, I have loved my job and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'It's beyond pain': how Mormons are left vulnerable in Utah's opiate crisissaid, prefer to keep hidden what they regard as moral failings. Vincent, who w
'It's beyond pain': how Mormons are left vulnerable in Utah's opiate crisis
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 hours ago
said, prefer to keep hidden what they regard as moral failings. Vincent, who works as a counsellor at a treatment centre, First Step House, said her sister was initially prescribed opioids for pancreatitis and migraines. The drug swiftly became a... Read more
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Raw Story
Ohio legislature votes to allow limited medical marijuana useafter recreational marijuana use was soundly defeated by Ohio voters. The bill
Ohio legislature votes to allow limited medical marijuana use
Raw Story / Posted 12 hours ago
after recreational marijuana use was soundly defeated by Ohio voters. The bill, approved by both chambers of the state’s Republican-led legislature, heads to Republican Governor John Kasich for his signature as his office said on Wednesday that... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC coal ash bill on collision course with Gov. Pat McCroryoverwhelmingly approved a plan to reconstitute the Coal Ash Management Commissi
NC coal ash bill on collision course with Gov. Pat McCrory
The News & Observer / Posted 13 hours ago
overwhelmingly approved a plan to reconstitute the Coal Ash Management Commission, which the state Supreme Court ruled the legislature had unconstitutionally created a year and a half ago. The 86-25 vote sends the bill to the Senate, where its... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Speech is finally freeLovell declared the 1994 law that set those limits unconstitutional. Lovell's
Speech is finally free
Missoula Independent / Posted 15 hours ago
Lovell declared the 1994 law that set those limits unconstitutional. Lovell's ruling holds that it is a violation of the First Amendment for Montana to restrict the amount of money individuals, political action committees or the major parties can... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in OhioJohn Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for ast
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in Ohio
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 16 hours ago
John Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn has cleared the state Legislature. In a gesture of bipartisan cooperation, the Republican-dominated Ohio House and Senate approved a bill... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in OhioJohn Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for ast
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in Ohio
The Marietta Times / Posted 16 hours ago
John Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn has cleared the state Legislature. In a gesture of bipartisan cooperation, the Republican-dominated Ohio House and Senate approved a bill... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Local lawmakers vow to keep an eye on Medicaid managersnew Medicaid setup during a rare evening edition of the Eggs and Issues forum t
Local lawmakers vow to keep an eye on Medicaid managers
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 17 hours ago
new Medicaid setup during a rare evening edition of the Eggs and Issues forum typically held on Saturday mornings while the Legislature is in session. The Legislature adjourned last month. State Rep. Helen Miller, D-Fort Dodge, did not attend... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ohio legislature votes to allow limited medical marijuana useafter recreational marijuana use was soundly defeated by Ohio voters. The bill
Ohio legislature votes to allow limited medical marijuana use
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
after recreational marijuana use was soundly defeated by Ohio voters. The bill, approved by both chambers of the state's Republican-led legislature, heads to Republican Governor John Kasich for his signature as his office said on Wednesday that... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in OhioJohn Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for ast
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in Ohio
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 17 hours ago
John Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn has cleared the state Legislature. In a gesture of bipartisan cooperation, the Republican-dominated Ohio House and Senate approved a bill... Read more
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The Times Leader
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in OhioJohn Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for ast
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in Ohio
The Times Leader / Posted 18 hours ago
John Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn has cleared the state Legislature. In a gesture of bipartisan cooperation, the Republican-dominated Ohio House and Senate approved a bill... Read more
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Reuters
Ohio legislature votes to allow limited medical marijuana useafter recreational marijuana use was soundly defeated by Ohio voters. The bill
Ohio legislature votes to allow limited medical marijuana use
Reuters / Posted 18 hours ago
after recreational marijuana use was soundly defeated by Ohio voters. The bill, approved by both chambers of the state's Republican-led legislature, heads to Republican Governor John Kasich for his signature as his office said on Wednesday that... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Two women atop the ballotto be punished. As Harris noted, "The best way to get people not to reoffend is
Two women atop the ballot
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 18 hours ago
to be punished. As Harris noted, "The best way to get people not to reoffend is to get them a job." Harris said that her first bills in the Senate would likely focus on criminal justice reform efforts. Another senator who has done similar work,... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in OhioJohn Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for ast
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in Ohio
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
John Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn has cleared the state Legislature. In a gesture of bipartisan cooperation, the Republican-dominated Ohio House and Senate approved a bill... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in OhioJohn Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for ast
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in Ohio
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 18 hours ago
John Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn has cleared the state Legislature. In a gesture of bipartisan cooperation, the Republican-dominated Ohio House and Senate approved a bill... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in OhioJohn Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for ast
Bill naming John Glenn airport passes in Ohio
KHQ Spokane / Posted 19 hours ago
John Glenn (all times local): 9:47 p.m. A bill naming an Ohio airport for astronaut John Glenn has cleared the state Legislature. In a gesture of bipartisan cooperation, the Republican-dominated Ohio House and Senate approved a bill... Read more
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