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Staten Island Advance
Stronger drug laws will save livesthis legislative package – keeping drug dealers behind bars. In 2009, prior to
Stronger drug laws will save lives
Staten Island Advance / Posted 27 minutes ago
this legislative package – keeping drug dealers behind bars. In 2009, prior to my time as a member of the Assembly, the state Legislature voted to reduce mandatory prison sentences for some drug offenses and eliminate minimum sentencing for... Read more
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New York Magazine
Today Is a Good Day to Be Pro-Choice, and a Terrible Day to Be a Volkswagen ExecutiveEffects Will Take TimeHopes that Monday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling could r
Today Is a Good Day to Be Pro-Choice, and a Terrible Day to Be a Volkswagen Executive
New York Magazine / Posted 45 minutes ago
Effects Will Take TimeHopes that Monday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling could restore access to abortion, which Republican state legislatures have been chipping away at for years, may be overblown. The Texas law that the court struck down had... Read more
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Christian Today
Mississippi judge: Clerks cannot refuse gay marriages on religious groundsclerks cannot use religious beliefs as a reason not to issue marriage licenses
Mississippi judge: Clerks cannot refuse gay marriages on religious grounds
Christian Today / Posted an hour ago
clerks cannot use religious beliefs as a reason not to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, despite a bill passed by the state legislature intended to carve out that exception for them. The ruling on Monday stops the state from enacting part of... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Supreme Court to rule on use of race in redistrictingit could impact partisan efforts to create electoral districts aimed at swaying
Supreme Court to rule on use of race in redistricting
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 2 hours ago
it could impact partisan efforts to create electoral districts aimed at swaying the balance of power in Congress and in state legislatures. The Supreme Court could consider it together with a similar appeal from Virginia, where challengers say... Read more
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The Financial Express
Mississippi clerks cannot claim religious exception to gay marriage: Federal judgerecuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples based on religi
Mississippi clerks cannot claim religious exception to gay marriage: Federal judge
The Financial Express / Posted 4 hours ago
recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples based on religious beliefs, despite a bill passed by the state legislature intended to carve out that exception for them. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves said that the recusals... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Airline Industry Opposes New Jersey Tax Hike ProposalTo Seven Percent A major airline industry trade association has come out stron
Airline Industry Opposes New Jersey Tax Hike Proposal
The Aero-News Network / Posted 5 hours ago
To Seven Percent A major airline industry trade association has come out strongly opposed to a proposal by the New Jersey State Legislature to increase aviation fuel taxes by three percent to fund infrastructure projects in the state. Bloomberg... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Albany blows a chance to streamline city projectsEarlier this month, the state legislature adjourned for the year without passin
Albany blows a chance to streamline city projects
Crain's New York Business / Posted 6 hours ago
Earlier this month, the state legislature adjourned for the year without passing a bill that would let cities use "design-build" contracting to streamline public works, a benefit that some state agencies already enjoy. In New York City, where... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Major victory for abortion rights in USsimilar restrictions placed on clinics in other states unconstitutional. The 2
Major victory for abortion rights in US
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 hours ago
similar restrictions placed on clinics in other states unconstitutional. The 2013 Texas law, passed by a Republican-led state legislature and signed by a Republican governor, required doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
New Ohio schools chief gathers ideas for education strategyunder both Republican and Democratic governors. After past stints going back to
New Ohio schools chief gathers ideas for education strategy
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 7 hours ago
under both Republican and Democratic governors. After past stints going back to the 1980s that also included working in the state Legislature, the Education Department and as state budget director, he worked most recently as a consultant. He takes... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
New Ohio schools chief gathers ideas for education strategyunder both Republican and Democratic governors. After past stints going back to
New Ohio schools chief gathers ideas for education strategy
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 7 hours ago
under both Republican and Democratic governors. After past stints going back to the 1980s that also included working in the state Legislature, the Education Department and as state budget director, he worked most recently as a consultant. He takes... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Billy Montgomery receives BPCC honorand served there as assistant principal from 1970-82. He was principal at the s
Billy Montgomery receives BPCC honor
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 hours ago
and served there as assistant principal from 1970-82. He was principal at the school from 1982-88 and was elected to the state legislature in 1988. He retired as an educator following his election. He served five terms in the House of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Jerry Brown signs $122 billion state budget without a single vetothe reserve to $6.7 billion. And notably, the governor did not use his authori
Jerry Brown signs $122 billion state budget without a single veto
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
the reserve to $6.7 billion. And notably, the governor did not use his authority to tweak the budget that had passed the state Legislature earlier this month. The last time a governor did not veto a single item in the budget was the 1982-83... Read more
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Raw Story
Miss. clerks barred from using religion to avoid issuing same-sex marriage licensesrecuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples based on religi
Miss. clerks barred from using religion to avoid issuing same-sex marriage licenses
Raw Story / Posted 9 hours ago
recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples based on religious beliefs, despite a bill passed by the state legislature intended to carve out that exception for them. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves said that the recusals... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Jerry Brown signs $122 billion state budget without a single vetothe reserve to $6.7 billion. And notably, the governor did not use his authori
Jerry Brown signs $122 billion state budget without a single veto
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 hours ago
the reserve to $6.7 billion. And notably, the governor did not use his authority to tweak the budget that had passed the state Legislature earlier this month. The last time a governor did not veto a single item in the budget was the 1982-83... Read more
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Orange County Register
Brown, lawmakers announce plan to reform utility regulatordoes business,” Brown said in a statement. The bulk of the legislation require
Brown, lawmakers announce plan to reform utility regulator
Orange County Register / Posted 10 hours ago
does business,” Brown said in a statement. The bulk of the legislation requires approval from both houses of the state Legislature. Under the proposed overhaul, the commission would shift responsibility for implementing and enforcing... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Jerry Brown signs $122 billion state budget without a single vetothe reserve to $6.7 billion. And notably, the governor did not use his authori
Jerry Brown signs $122 billion state budget without a single veto
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
the reserve to $6.7 billion. And notably, the governor did not use his authority to tweak the budget that had passed the state Legislature earlier this month. The last time a governor did not veto a single item in the budget was the 1982-1983... Read more
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Newsmax
Abortion Access Expected to Grow Across Nation After Court Rulinga Texas abortion law Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court has set in motion a reshapi
Abortion Access Expected to Grow Across Nation After Court Ruling
Newsmax / Posted 11 hours ago
a Texas abortion law Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court has set in motion a reshaping of the legal landscape across dozens of states where similar attempts to impose debatable medical requirements on clinics and providers are now in jeopardy. The... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
KHQ Spokane / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
A new era for abortion rights?access to abortions. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed.
A new era for abortion rights?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 12 hours ago
access to abortions. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit reversed. The Fifth Circuit said that it is for the state legislature, not the judiciary, to assess whether the law protects women's health. And now the Supreme Court, in a 5-3... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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ABC Montana
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
ABC Montana / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
KTVN Reno / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WALB Albany
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WALB Albany / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Brown Announces Deal on Sweeping CPUC Reformshow this commission does business," Brown said in a statement. The proposal re
Brown Announces Deal on Sweeping CPUC Reforms
NBC Bay Area / Posted 12 hours ago
how this commission does business," Brown said in a statement. The proposal requires approval from both houses of the state Legislature. The CPUC regulates electric, gas and telecommunications companies, including their rates and safety... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WGEM Quincy / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying endthe Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough
Wendy Davis calls abortion ruling gratifying end
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 hours ago
the Texas Senate for 11-plus hours three years ago, temporarily blocking tough abortion restrictions. The GOP-controlled state Legislature easily passed them in a subsequent special session, though. On Monday, the high court voted 5-3 in support... Read more
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