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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Easy to choose payless partymet the budget deadline. House members continued putting on the sunblock rathe
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 44 minutes ago
met the budget deadline. House members continued putting on the sunblock rather than their business attire even after the state Senate adopted a revenue plan. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has agreed to that proposal, even though it would yield to the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Speaker's race | Congestion pricing | Debatable decision | Green building financingsaid of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's chances of getting congestion pricing approved in A
Crain's New York Business / Posted an hour ago
said of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's chances of getting congestion pricing approved in Albany, "So long as this current Republican State Senate leadership is in place, I think it's inconceivable." With one foot in his mouth, the mayor somehow found room... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Easy to choosepayless partymet the budget deadline. House members continued putting on the sunblock rathe
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
met the budget deadline. House members continued putting on the sunblock rather than their business attire even after the state Senate adopted a revenue plan. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has agreed to that proposal, even though it would yield to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State's $25,931 went to senator, affidavit sayshas served as chairman of the Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee, said in Ma
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
has served as chairman of the Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee, said in May that he would not seek re-election to the state Senate in 2018. Files said he would be spending more time with Texas-based EnviroSolar as a solar consultant. A... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
De Blasio calls Cuomo's congestion pricing plan "an impossibility"Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to charge cars for entering Manhattan as "inconcei
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 hours ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to charge cars for entering Manhattan as "inconceivable." He laid blame on Republicans in the state Senate—ignoring the role Assembly Democrats played in preventing a congestion pricing plan from advancing under Mayor... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Think this City Council is tough on business? Just waitBlasio has been revealed as a far less able operator than he once appeared, tha
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 hours ago
Blasio has been revealed as a far less able operator than he once appeared, thanks to losses on Uber, horse carriages and state Senate races; the lingering effects of now-closed investigations of his fundraising; and bullying by Gov. Andrew... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
NC Senate releases legislative district rewriteruled state Republicans illegally gave too much emphasis to race in the current
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 10 hours ago
ruled state Republicans illegally gave too much emphasis to race in the current version of legislative groupings. The state Senate map was released ahead of a statewide public hearing scheduled Tuesday. State lawmakers are expected to finalize... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Solar eclipse rated ‘awesome’ by Sacramento-area viewersthe sun through protective viewing glasses. “It’s so awesome,” remarked Allen.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 hours ago
the sun through protective viewing glasses. “It’s so awesome,” remarked Allen. “So cool.” “Can I take a picture?” asked state Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, who joined them outside the Capitol a few moments later. Hundreds of people... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
ASU to interview final candidates for university president positionArkansas National Guard from 2002-2010. Ross applies for the president's posit
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 hours ago
Arkansas National Guard from 2002-2010. Ross applies for the president's position after serving as a member of the Alabama State Senate from 2002 to the present. In that time, Ross has also served as the director of Adult Education at Trenholm... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Senator Roberson Announces Bid for Nevada Lieutenant Governorqualified" for the position citing his previous experience as a business attorn
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 hours ago
qualified" for the position citing his previous experience as a business attorney as well as serving in the Nevada State Senate. Roberson was first elected to the state Senate in 2010 and a year later began serving as leader of the Senate... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
New York voters have chance to vote on constitutional convention this yearthe NYS legislature,” Urbanski says. There’s also the issue of cost. If a conv
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 12 hours ago
the NYS legislature,” Urbanski says. There’s also the issue of cost. If a convention happens, three delegates from each state senate district would be elected to attend. Each would be paid $79,500 regardless of whether he/she works for a week or... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Harle good choice for Fourth Judicial Regionwas attorney general. The governor, however, came through with an appointment t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 13 hours ago
was attorney general. The governor, however, came through with an appointment through December year 2020 — but it required state Senate approval. The gubernatorial appointment met a roadblock when it did not get the necessary backing from state... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina Senate releases legislative district rewriteruled state Republicans illegally gave too much emphasis to race in the current
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 hours ago
ruled state Republicans illegally gave too much emphasis to race in the current version of legislative groupings. The state Senate map was released ahead of a statewide public hearing scheduled Tuesday. State lawmakers are expected to finalize... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Problems at DCF: State lawmaker reactsI think that comes down to hiring. And are we getting the right people, and tha
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 13 hours ago
I think that comes down to hiring. And are we getting the right people, and that’s part of the problem.” Harrell says State Senate Bill 1666, passed in 2014, helps address the problem. "What we did in 1666, was to set the goal by 2019, if we... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why PUC confirmation is a key test for legislatorshearing on Wednesday for Gov. Jerry Brown’s top aide on oil and gas to the Publ
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 hours ago
hearing on Wednesday for Gov. Jerry Brown’s top aide on oil and gas to the Public Utilities Commission gives the state Senate an opportunity to set the record straight on Aliso Canyon and the Achilles’ heel of the Brown... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
De Blasio calls Cuomo's congestion pricing plan "an impossibility"Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to charge cars for entering Manhattan as "inconcei
Crain's New York Business / Posted 15 hours ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to charge cars for entering Manhattan as "inconceivable." He laid blame on Republicans in the State Senate—ignoring the role Assembly Democrats played in preventing a similar congestion pricing plan from advancing under... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
WME Signs Comedian and Writer Robin ThedeDifficult People. As an active member of the WGA East, Thede is part of the te
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 16 hours ago
Difficult People. As an active member of the WGA East, Thede is part of the team working on the TV diversity bill, which passed in the New York State Senate and Assembly in June. She continues to be represented by attorney Nina Shaw of De... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Mayors hit Rauner on school TIF vetothat covers all or some of the same geographic area is abolished. Rauner's ame
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 17 hours ago
that covers all or some of the same geographic area is abolished. Rauner's amendatory veto has been overridden by the state Senate, with the House expected to consider doing the same when it meets later this week. The same AV also would cut... Read more
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Auto Spies
Cash Strapped States Passing Legislation To Tax Self Driving Cars By The Mileself-driving cars, and a 2.6 cent-per-mile fee for autonomous trucks that have
Auto Spies / Posted 17 hours ago
self-driving cars, and a 2.6 cent-per-mile fee for autonomous trucks that have more than two axles has been approved by the state Senate in Tennessee. At the federal level, the independent Eno Center for Transportation think tank in Washington has... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Smart growth is still smartas being one of two Hogan cabinet members who aren’t currently drawing a salary
Baltimore Sun / Posted 17 hours ago
as being one of two Hogan cabinet members who aren’t currently drawing a salary because they weren’t confirmed by the state Senate. This does not inspire confidence. Still, Mr. Hogan deserves the benefit of the doubt. He has threaded this... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
North Carolina Senate releases legislative district rewriteruled Republicans illegally gave too much emphasis to race in the current versi
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 hours ago
ruled Republicans illegally gave too much emphasis to race in the current version of legislative groupings. Details of the state Senate map were released Monday. A statewide public hearing is scheduled Tuesday. State lawmakers are expected to... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
North Carolina Senate releases legislative district rewriteruled Republicans illegally gave too much emphasis to race in the current versi
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 18 hours ago
ruled Republicans illegally gave too much emphasis to race in the current version of legislative groupings. Details of the state Senate map were released Monday. A statewide public hearing is scheduled Tuesday. State lawmakers are expected to... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
North Carolina Senate releases legislative district rewriteruled Republicans illegally gave too much emphasis to race in the current versi
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 18 hours ago
ruled Republicans illegally gave too much emphasis to race in the current version of legislative groupings. Details of the state Senate map were released Monday. A statewide public hearing is scheduled Tuesday. State lawmakers are expected to... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Ed Perlmutter will seek re-election to Congress after taking time to 'regroup and recharge'our community does not end with our campaign suspending, and I remain committed
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 18 hours ago
our community does not end with our campaign suspending, and I remain committed to standing up for our values in the State Senate.” Baer could not immediately be reached for comment. Perlmutter defeated Republican George Athanasopoulos last... Read more
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Fortune
Why Bernie Sanders' Single-Payer Health Care Bill Would Be a DisasterAct, a “single payer” bill that would displace existing private and employer-ba
Fortune / Posted 19 hours ago
Act, a “single payer” bill that would displace existing private and employer-based coverage, has already passed the state Senate. Coverage would extend to illegal immigrants and—if the state gets the necessary federal waivers—persons... Read more
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New York Post
Foxconn says it plans to build facilities in Wisconsin next yearfor the plant. The bill next needs approval from the joint finance committee –
New York Post / Posted 20 hours ago
for the plant. The bill next needs approval from the joint finance committee – with members from both the Assembly and state Senate – as well as from the Senate before going to the governor. Foxconn expects a final decision on the matter in... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Despite Advance Directive Dementia Patient Denied Last Wish Says Spouse - Despite Advance Directive Dementia Patient Denied Last Wish Says Spouse By JoNel Aleccia MEDFORD Ore. — Bill Harris is blunt: For more than a year he has been trying to help...Nora Harris. “OR legislators move to allow starving, dehydrating the mentally
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 20 hours ago
Nora Harris. “OR legislators move to allow starving, dehydrating the mentally ill,” one headline read. The bill passed the state Senate, but failed to advance. Nora Harris’ situation also raises issues surrounding a controversial method of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California Inc.: Eclipse day is here, but be careful of some safety glassesonline marketing and mobile app development. About 1,800 people are expected to
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 hours ago
online marketing and mobile app development. About 1,800 people are expected to attend. Auto pollution: On Monday, the state Senate Appropriations Committee will consider a bill to spend $3 billion over seven years to subsidize consumers’... Read more
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The News & Observer
Chad Barefoot says he won’t run for re-election to NC Senatewe met, and where we’ve developed lasting friendships with people who feel like
The News & Observer / Posted 22 hours ago
we met, and where we’ve developed lasting friendships with people who feel like family. “But we knew when I ran for the State Senate six years ago that serving in elected office might not be something we could do for the long haul. A higher... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Do his peeps really want Larry Hogan to defend Roger Taney's legacy?monument should continue to be prominently displayed. Who knew our fellow Mary
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
monument should continue to be prominently displayed. Who knew our fellow Marylanders, including the president of the state senate, harbored such undying respect for Taney, the man who led the Supreme Court in 1857 when it held that black... Read more
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NJ.com
Is this the last hurdle to legalizing pot in N.J. if Murphy wins?calling it a gateway drug. The state already has legalized medicinal marijuana.
NJ.com / Posted 23 hours ago
calling it a gateway drug. The state already has legalized medicinal marijuana. But Christie leaves office in January, and state Senate Democrats have introduced a bill to legalize and tax recreational pot in the Garden State with the hopes that... Read more
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ABC News
State senator who posted about Trump assassination apologizes, but won't step downsaid Sunday. “I have learned my lesson. My judge and my jury is my Lord, Jesus
ABC News / Posted 23 hours ago
said Sunday. “I have learned my lesson. My judge and my jury is my Lord, Jesus Christ.” Chappelle-Nadal, who joined the state Senate in 2010, said she made the post out of frustration stemming from the president’s response to a deadly white... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan's Foxconn to build three ancillary facilities as part of Wisconsin LCD campusfor the plant. The bill next needs approval from the joint finance committee -
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
for the plant. The bill next needs approval from the joint finance committee - with members from both the Assembly and state Senate - as well as from the Senate before going to the governor. Foxconn expects a final decision on the matter in... Read more
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Reuters
Taiwan's Foxconn to build three ancillary facilities as part of Wisconsin LCD campusfor the plant. The bill next needs approval from the joint finance committee -
Reuters / Posted yesterday
for the plant. The bill next needs approval from the joint finance committee - with members from both the Assembly and state Senate - as well as from the Senate before going to the governor. Foxconn expects a final decision on the matter in... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City nails B&B | Congestion pricing politics | Trump Village taletoxic relationship with Cuomo. Rather, the mayor's vocal support for new tolls
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
toxic relationship with Cuomo. Rather, the mayor's vocal support for new tolls could only damage the plan's chances in the state Senate, which is controlled by Republicans who will never forgive him for leading an effort to oust them from power in... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City business leaders hang on details of Cuomo's congestion pricingmayor's tax hike was greeted by immediate opposition from business leaders, bud
Crain's New York Business / Posted yesterday
mayor's tax hike was greeted by immediate opposition from business leaders, budget hawks and Republicans who control the state Senate. Should Cuomo's traffic plan fizzle, insiders warned, he could face pressure from his own party to embrace de... Read more
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Newsmax
Missouri State Legislator Who Hoped for Trump's Assassination Apologizesthat “both sides” were to blame for the violence. There has been bipartisan su
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
that “both sides” were to blame for the violence. There has been bipartisan support for expelling Chappelle-Nadal from the state senate if she refuses to resign, but throwing someone out of the legislature is so rare that even those lawmakers who... Read more
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The News & Observer
See the proposed NC Senate mapco-chair, Harnett County Republican Rep. David Lewis, has said he hopes the Hou
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
co-chair, Harnett County Republican Rep. David Lewis, has said he hopes the House will take a vote on Friday. The new state Senate and House districts come after courts ruled that the current maps, drawn in 2011, are unconstitutional racial... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Winter Park looks forward to turning newly acquired wetlands into parkdeal they first had to persuade the owners of the land to sell and then find a
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
deal they first had to persuade the owners of the land to sell and then find a funding source. Commissioners credit former state Senate President Andy Gardiner, an Orlando Republican, for helping the city obtain grant money in the 2017 budget to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Missouri lawmaker apologizes for saying she hoped Trump would be assassinated, but won’t quithighest-ranking elected officials, Republicans and Democrats alike, have demand
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
highest-ranking elected officials, Republicans and Democrats alike, have demanded that Chappelle-Nadal quit. State Senate leaders have given her an ultimatum: resign, or be expelled. Lt. Gov. Mike Parson, the president of the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Progressive feared for his lifeRinaldo Del Gallo, a self-described “Bernie-style progressive” and former state
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Rinaldo Del Gallo, a self-described “Bernie-style progressive” and former state Senate candidate from Pittsfield, was told by Free Speech Rally organizers he would be able to speak yesterday. But when he arrived, Del Gallo told the Herald’s Dan... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Vern Ehlers, nuclear physicist who went to Congress, dies at 83before devoting himself full time to public service. He was a member of the Mi
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
before devoting himself full time to public service. He was a member of the Michigan state House from 1983 to 1985 and the state Senate, with a stint as president pro tempore, from 1985 to 1993. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, the former... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Momentum builds for change on driver feesHood III, a Detroit Democrat sponsoring a bill reinstating the community servic
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 2 days ago
Hood III, a Detroit Democrat sponsoring a bill reinstating the community service option. Haveman, who is running for the state Senate next year, said lawmakers could consider cutting the fees — which average $1,876 per driver — to a $500... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
ALAN CHARTOCK: The time may have come to legalize heroinSenator Manfred Ohrenstein on his New York State mental health committee at a t
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 2 days ago
Senator Manfred Ohrenstein on his New York State mental health committee at a time when the Democrats managed to grab the state Senate. Two prominent American doctors, Vincent Dole and his wife, Marie Nyswander, pioneered the practice of using... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hogan announces new statewide development plan at Maryland Association of Counties conferenceDepartment of Planning is in uncertain. Peters and acting Health Secretary Den
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Department of Planning is in uncertain. Peters and acting Health Secretary Dennis Schrader have not been approved by the state Senate, which is required for Cabinet secretaries. After the General Assembly session ended in April without Peters... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin lawmaker proposes corporate tax hike for housingestate transactions to create a permanent source of funding for affordable hous
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 2 days ago
estate transactions to create a permanent source of funding for affordable housing. SB 2 has already been approved by the state Senate. SB 3, introduced by state Sen. Jim Beall, D-San Jose, would place a $3 billion housing bond on the 2018... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'I hope Trump is assassinated!': Missouri lawmaker's Facebook post leads to calls for resignationthe threats are direct, implied or made in passing, according to the Associated
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
the threats are direct, implied or made in passing, according to the Associated Press. Chappelle-Nadal, who joined the state Senate in 2010, told the AP that while she should not have posted the comment, she was expressing her right to free... Read more
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