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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's election heats up as survey done on possible candidatessupport on the east bank as he does the west bank because he's a more known com
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 9 minutes ago
support on the east bank as he does the west bank because he's a more known commodity on the east bank having served in the Legislature." However, with so many people still unsure how they'll vote and with plenty of time until election day,... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Concern over lake cleanup fundingyour credit card?” Emmons said. Rebekah Weber, the Lake Champlain lake-keeper
Rutland Herald / Posted 22 minutes ago
your credit card?” Emmons said. Rebekah Weber, the Lake Champlain lake-keeper at the Conservation Law Foundation, said the Legislature specifically asked the working group to come up with a “long-term funding methods” to pay for water quality... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Advocacy group asks 9th Circuit Court in SF to decriminalize prostitutionto give away?" he asked Deputy California Attorney General Sharon O'Grady. O'G
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 26 minutes ago
to give away?" he asked Deputy California Attorney General Sharon O'Grady. O'Grady, defending the law, argued that the Legislature had a rational basis for criminalizing commercial sex to deter violence against women, sex trafficking, drug use... Read more
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Greenwich Time
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
Greenwich Time / Posted 38 minutes ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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The News-Times
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
The News-Times / Posted 42 minutes ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston submits its bid for Amazon, aiming for a 50,000 jobs and a transformationThe Winthrop Democrat, who has championed Suffolk Downs from the start, said he
Boston Globe / Posted 42 minutes ago
The Winthrop Democrat, who has championed Suffolk Downs from the start, said he’s prepared to push a bill through the Legislature to help win Amazon, likely next year. It would focus on transportation funding, he said, such as paying for a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted an hour ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
Stamford Advocate / Posted an hour ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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Connecticut Post
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
Connecticut Post / Posted an hour ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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The Register Citizen
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
The Register Citizen / Posted an hour ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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The Chronicle
Trump advisor talks compromise, health care reform at event ThursdayTeller noted his biggest surprise has been how much the legislative branch dele
The Chronicle / Posted an hour ago
Teller noted his biggest surprise has been how much the legislative branch delegates authority to the executive branch. The legislature is established to be the primary vehicle to pass legislation on such issues as tax reform. But in many cases, he... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte and NC could land more TV and film projects thanks to new lawthe film industry opt to travel to states with more generous film incentives pr
WBTV Charlotte / Posted an hour ago
the film industry opt to travel to states with more generous film incentives programs, such as Georgia and Texas. The N.C. legislature voted to end film credits after 2014, replacing the tax incentive program that paid out $80.7 million in 2014... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Sex Workers' Group Challenges California Prostitution Lawto give away?" he asked Deputy California Attorney General Sharon O'Grady. O'G
NBC Bay Area / Posted an hour ago
to give away?" he asked Deputy California Attorney General Sharon O'Grady. O'Grady, defending the law, argued that the Legislature had a rational basis for criminalizing commercial sex to deter violence against women, sex trafficking, drug use... Read more
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Quesnel Cariboo Observer
Quesnel MLA says there needs to be recovery support for individuals, businesssmoke and fires.” She adds the BC Liberal MLAs have been concerned while going
Quesnel Cariboo Observer / Posted 2 hours ago
smoke and fires.” She adds the BC Liberal MLAs have been concerned while going through the estimates and the budget in the legislature and asked the question of every single minister “where is the line item in your budget to help with... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
The Great Shakeout puts focus on schoolsweek the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which studies the ea
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 hours ago
week the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which studies the earthquake risks, is calling on the state legislature to help finance the completion of a state seismic risk assessment. DNR is seeking $$531,200 in supplemental... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
1,400+ additional La. inmates to be released in November as part of prison reform lawsinmates across Louisiana will be released earlier than expected as part of crim
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 hours ago
inmates across Louisiana will be released earlier than expected as part of criminal justice reforms passed by the state legislature earlier this year. However, some district attorneys worry the state is not doing enough to keep those offenders... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Commission recommends altered McMurray ridingsgrowth. Rural Alberta, which is facing slower or declining growth, would have
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 3 hours ago
growth. Rural Alberta, which is facing slower or declining growth, would have three fewer representatives in the legislature. The UCP criticized the report, arguing it puts too much emphasis on population and overlooks community... Read more
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The Washington Times
Ed Gillespie ties MS-13 gang to sanctuary city, immigration debatelieutenant governor and Democrats’ gubernatorial candidate, made the situation
The Washington Times / Posted 3 hours ago
lieutenant governor and Democrats’ gubernatorial candidate, made the situation worse when he cast a critical vote in the legislature last year against a bill that would have barred sanctuary cities in the state. But Mr. Gillespie is also on... Read more
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TribLIVE
State Senate to consider bill that would eliminate teacher seniority, delay graduation examon school construction projects; give schools more flexibility around fire and
TribLIVE / Posted 4 hours ago
on school construction projects; give schools more flexibility around fire and security drills; and ensure that the Legislature have ongoing oversight and opportunities to provide input on the state's federal Every Student Succeeds Act plan... Read more
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CBS Denver
Raided Arcade Owners Say They Provide Games of Skill, Not Gamblingfrom Colorado’s gambling laws, which is precisely the same argument the daily f
CBS Denver / Posted 4 hours ago
from Colorado’s gambling laws, which is precisely the same argument the daily fantasy sports industry made to the Colorado legislature in 2016. DFS websites like Fan Duel and Draft Kings argued that it takes skill to pick players and set a fantasy... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
1,400+ additional La. inmates to be released in November as part of prison reform lawsinmates across Louisiana will be released earlier than expected as part of crim
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 hours ago
inmates across Louisiana will be released earlier than expected as part of criminal justice reforms passed by the state legislature earlier this year. However, some district attorneys worry the state is not doing enough to keep those offenders... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Nevada public retirement system board lowers investment projectionswhether higher premiums are necessary until next year when they build their pro
Nevada Appeal / Posted 4 hours ago
whether higher premiums are necessary until next year when they build their proposed budget to submit to the governor and legislature. The other thing not in control of the system is rising salaries. Every cost of living raise increases the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Residents discuss laws preventing smoking with children in the carArkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and most recentl
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 hours ago
Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and most recently Hawaii. 2015 was the last time Texas Legislature proposed a similar bill, making it illegal to smoke in vehicles with small children present. "I think that Texas... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Residents discuss laws preventing smoking with children in the carArkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and most recentl
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 5 hours ago
Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and most recently Hawaii. 2015 was the last time Texas Legislature proposed a similar bill, making it illegal to smoke in vehicles with small children present. "I think that Texas... Read more
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Times Leader
Your view: Use common sense to make highways saferA reminder to the Pennsylvania Legislature: There is no crisis of speeders, red
Times Leader / Posted 5 hours ago
A reminder to the Pennsylvania Legislature: There is no crisis of speeders, red light runners, drivers mowing down school bus riders, nor drivers generally running amok. Festering in assorted committees are various anti-driver/anti-safety bills:... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Kentucky Republicans Cave On Pension Reform; Stick It To Taxpayers With "Kick The Can" Approach Insteadwill cut payments to existing retirees and force most current and future hires
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 hours ago
will cut payments to existing retirees and force most current and future hires into 401(k)-style retirement plans. If the legislature accepts the recommendations, it would effectively end the promise of a pension check for most of Kentucky’s... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gambling on a prosperous future: Taiwan’s Kinmen island to vote on whether it wants a casinoTaiwan’s parliament has yet to pass a bill to legalise casinos. Not only is the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 hours ago
Taiwan’s parliament has yet to pass a bill to legalise casinos. Not only is there a general lack of interest among the legislature to pass casino regulations, President Tsai Ing-wen has expressed her party's opposition to having casinos in... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri Rep. McGaugh appointed as judge in Carroll Countyjudge in Carroll County. The appointment announced Thursday for Rep. Joe Don M
KOMU Columbia / Posted 5 hours ago
judge in Carroll County. The appointment announced Thursday for Rep. Joe Don McGaugh will require him to resign from the Legislature. McGaugh, of Carrollton, first was elected to the House in 2012 and also runs his own law firm. Earlier this... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Panel: Projections for Iowa's budget are down againthe impact on the current budget but midyear reductions may be necessary. The
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 hours ago
the impact on the current budget but midyear reductions may be necessary. The news comes months after the GOP-controlled Legislature cut agency budgets and borrowed money to offset reduced projections released earlier this year and... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi high court: School budget formula is not bindingJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled t
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 6 hours ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that the Legislature does not have an obligation to fully fund a school budget formula that was put into law two decades ago. The court ruled Thursday against 21 school... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 6 hours ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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KXXV Waco
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 hours ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Family says there's more to Gov. Broward than just one speechbut his legacy has definitely taken a hit from the revelation of a 1907 address
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 hours ago
but his legacy has definitely taken a hit from the revelation of a 1907 address he made as governor to the state Legislature. Broward’s State of the State Address The speech showed a different side to Broward, one of a man who did not... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 6 hours ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi high court: School budget formula is not bindingBy EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississipp
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 6 hours ago
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that the Legislature does not have an obligation to fully fund a school budget formula that was put into law two decades ago. The court ruled... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Panel: Projections for Iowa's budget are down againthe impact on the current budget but midyear reductions may be necessary. The
KWWL Iowa / Posted 6 hours ago
the impact on the current budget but midyear reductions may be necessary. The news comes months after the GOP-controlled Legislature cut agency budgets and borrowed money to offset reduced projections released earlier this year and... Read more
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Breitbart
Massachusetts GOP Gov. to Ban Bump Stocks as D.C. Democrats Cool on Gun Controlowner to pull his trigger quicker—but that “does not make [the firearm] a machi
Breitbart / Posted 6 hours ago
owner to pull his trigger quicker—but that “does not make [the firearm] a machine gun.” Nevertheless, the Massachusetts legislature is hard at work categorizing bumps stocks with machine guns and the state’s Republican Governor is ready to sign... Read more
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Daily Mail
Harvey Weinstein being investigated for RAPE in Los Angeleson rape, criminal sexual act or aggravated sexual abuse in the first degree in
Daily Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
on rape, criminal sexual act or aggravated sexual abuse in the first degree in the state of New York. The state legislature signed a bill eliminating a statute of limitations for first-degree sexual offenses back in 2006, having... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 7 hours ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
CLOSEUP: Accusations flying in PelhamConservative riding association president where Maves has made repeated runs at
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 7 hours ago
Conservative riding association president where Maves has made repeated runs at regaining his seat in the provincial legislature. Hummel went to Maves for advice before he aired his concerns about Pelham in public. Maves told him not to do... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forumlimit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation faile
WSMV Nashville / Posted 7 hours ago
limit on the film tax credit and link future annual increase to inflation failed to win approval in the Democratic-led Legislature. Analysts with the nonpartisan Legislative Finance Committee have cautioned against film tax incentive increases... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi high court: School budget formula is not bindingJACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled t
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 hours ago
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that the Legislature does not have an obligation to fully fund a school budget formula that was put into law two decades ago. The court ruled Thursday against 21 school... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Kentucky plan would strip lawmakers of lucrative benefitssystem that is close to fully funded. In 2005, lawmakers changed the law to let
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
system that is close to fully funded. In 2005, lawmakers changed the law to let themselves combine their time in the state legislature with their salary at other public jobs. That's how people like former Democratic state Rep. J.R. Gray could work... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
CLOSEUP: Accusations flying in PelhamConservative riding association president where Maves has made repeated runs at
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 7 hours ago
Conservative riding association president where Maves has made repeated runs at regaining his seat in the provincial legislature. Hummel went to Maves for advice before he aired his concerns about Pelham in public. Maves told him not to do... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Mississippi high court: School budget formula is not bindingJACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that the Legislat
WJTV Jackson / Posted 7 hours ago
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that the Legislature does not have an obligation to fully fund a school budget formula that was put into law two decades ago. The court ruled Thursday against 21 school districts that... Read more
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Welland Tribune
CLOSEUP: Accusations flying in PelhamConservative riding association president where Maves has made repeated runs at
Welland Tribune / Posted 7 hours ago
Conservative riding association president where Maves has made repeated runs at regaining his seat in the provincial legislature. Hummel went to Maves for advice before he aired his concerns about Pelham in public. Maves told him not to do... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Union plans mass action against Northern Cape government over corruptionCape government to a halt on November 17 following allegations of corruption ag
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 hours ago
Cape government to a halt on November 17 following allegations of corruption against several members of the provincial legislature. High-ranking officials, including the deputy speaker and chief financial officer, are accused of financial... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Please help save a guardian of the Flathead Basinmussels now confirmed in Tiber Reservoir, less than a three-hour drive from the
Char-Koosta News / Posted 7 hours ago
mussels now confirmed in Tiber Reservoir, less than a three-hour drive from the Flathead watershed. Established by the legislature in 1983 as an independent commission, the FBC has earned bipartisan support ever since, effectively and... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Governor Bullock, key stakeholders unite to help reduce and prevent American Indian youth suicideUrban Indian Health Centers, Indian Health Service, Department of Public Health
Char-Koosta News / Posted 7 hours ago
Urban Indian Health Centers, Indian Health Service, Department of Public Health and Human Services, and the Montana State Legislature at the Zero Suicide Academy™ in Helena to help reduce and prevent American Indian Youth Suicide. “Zero Suicide... Read more
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