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Channel NewsAsia
Peru Congress to debate impeachment of presidentwould require support from 87 of the chamber's 130 members. The rightwing Popu
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 minutes ago
would require support from 87 of the chamber's 130 members. The rightwing Popular Force party, which controls the legislature, had already warned it would begin impeachment proceedings if the president did not resign by next Thursday. But... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Lawmakers shouldn’t enrich themselvesWith members of the Texas Legislature earning only $7,200 per year, it's not su
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 24 minutes ago
With members of the Texas Legislature earning only $7,200 per year, it's not surprising that most have outside jobs unless they come from wealthy families. And that's the way many Texans prefer it, having a House and Senate made up of people who live... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
County's history of roadsled to its relocation. We were still relying on the rivers as our main source o
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 56 minutes ago
led to its relocation. We were still relying on the rivers as our main source of transportation. In the 1850s, the state Legislature adopted a law allowing a new kind of highway in Missouri — the Plank Road. Missouri had trees everywhere so... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Cautious Texas among last states to OK medical marijuanaand didn’t support expanding her law this spring, said it took her 18 months to
Savannah Morning News / Posted an hour ago
and didn’t support expanding her law this spring, said it took her 18 months to round up enough votes in the Legislature and convince skeptics that patients weren’t going to abuse a product that is set at one of the lowest doses for... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Executives Begin Task Of Boosting Connecticut's Business Environmentdeparture of companies such as General Electric Co., which moved to Boston from
Hartford Courant / Posted an hour ago
departure of companies such as General Electric Co., which moved to Boston from Fairfield, and tax increases enacted by the legislature and Malloy in 2011 and 2015. “The reason we are starting to see people that are a little concerned moving into... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Campus gun rules approved by panelsessions to watch over state government actions. Failing to approve the rules
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
sessions to watch over state government actions. Failing to approve the rules also could have opened up the state or the Legislature to a lawsuit by someone hoping to force them to implement the rules, which were required by Act 562, she told... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Know your candidates: Florida State House | District 58Forever Florida program and ensuring a contiguous wildlife corridor. Fracking b
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
Forever Florida program and ensuring a contiguous wildlife corridor. Fracking by any means should be banned in Florida. The Legislature should fully fund Florida Forever and the purposes of Amendment 1 passed in 2014, and not divert these funds to... Read more
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Asian journal
#MeToo: Changing the culture of violence towards women’s safety and respectthat the legislators are being asked to resign, both Democrats and Republicans,
Asian journal / Posted 2 hours ago
that the legislators are being asked to resign, both Democrats and Republicans, from Congress and California’s state Legislature in 2017? Or that Hollywood has censured Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey, among many others? On Thursday, Dec.... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
State considers payments to victims of unemployment errorsBut legislators plan to revisit the issue in January. The compensation has lon
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 hours ago
But legislators plan to revisit the issue in January. The compensation has long been demanded by Democrats in the GOP-led Legislature. It would help claimants who were refunded penalties and interest but have faced other financial hardships... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
All the right movesCompetition. And the theory that if public schools get better, the public will
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
Competition. And the theory that if public schools get better, the public will come back. Now let us praise the Arkansas legislature. For years, school districts around the state had tip-toed around various laws and legislative initiatives by... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
State considers payments to victims of unemployment errorsadministration, plan to revisit the issue in January. The compensation has lon
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
administration, plan to revisit the issue in January. The compensation has long been demanded by Democrats in the GOP-led Legislature. It would help claimants who were refunded penalties and interest but have faced other financial hardships... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2nd vote puts dicamba ruling on holdlittle debate. The Legislative Council is a group of lawmakers who make decisi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
little debate. The Legislative Council is a group of lawmakers who make decisions over rules and regulations when the full Legislature is not in session. Also this week, a Missouri man was found guilty of second-degree murder in a Mississippi... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
EU agrees to negotiate U.K. trade dealon trade to start in March, giving negotiators a little more than eight months
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 hours ago
on trade to start in March, giving negotiators a little more than eight months to wrap up the deal, since the EU legislature and the EU member states will need to get the necessary approvals in time for exit day. Despite disbelief in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament's 2017 Report Card, According to Civil Societysay this Report does not say anything new and will gather dust like other parli
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
say this Report does not say anything new and will gather dust like other parliamentary reports. Others commend the legislature for the groundbreaking work and will be pushing to get these recommendations implemented. The selection of a new... Read more
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FOX News
UC Berkeley regent asked actress if he could hold her breasts, may step downregents to 12-year terms, but there is no provision granting the governor autho
FOX News / Posted 4 hours ago
regents to 12-year terms, but there is no provision granting the governor authority to remove regents. A UC labor union has recently proposed a state amendment to give authority to the state legislature to remove a regent, The Chronicle r... Read more
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FOX News
UC Berkeley regent asked actress if he could hold her breasts, may step downauthority to remove regents. A UC labor union has recently proposed a state ame
FOX News / Posted 4 hours ago
authority to remove regents. A UC labor union has recently proposed a state amendment to give authority to the state legislature to remove a regent, The Chronicle... Read more
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The Andalusia Star-News
Underfunding the 2020 Census would have huge costs for Alabamafair allocation of political power. Population data are used to reapportion con
The Andalusia Star-News / Posted 5 hours ago
fair allocation of political power. Population data are used to reapportion congressional seats and redraw lines for the Legislature, school boards and other districts across the state. Gov. Kay Ivey recently acknowledged the risk of an... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Rising groundwater damaging northeast Colorado homesand corn growers commissioned a groundwater study in 2010. That study was relea
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
and corn growers commissioned a groundwater study in 2010. That study was released in 2011, and helped push the state Legislature to act in 2012, commissioning a CSU study on the same subject. Weld Commissioner Sean Conway called the CSU study... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rising groundwater damaging northeast Colorado homesand corn growers commissioned a groundwater study in 2010. That study was relea
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 hours ago
and corn growers commissioned a groundwater study in 2010. That study was released in 2011, and helped push the state Legislature to act in 2012, commissioning a CSU study on the same subject. Weld Commissioner Sean Conway called the CSU study... Read more
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Rutland Herald
$15 an hour: Don't do itWhen the Legislature returns in January, it appears that passing a law mandatin
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
When the Legislature returns in January, it appears that passing a law mandating a $15 minimum wage in Vermont will be a top priority. This is what Senate President Pro Tem Tim Ashe, D/P-Chittenden, has promised, and a six-member summer study... Read more
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Rutland Herald
F&W reverses call on senior licensesthe senior license issue, saying the new regulation “is wrong and should be res
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
the senior license issue, saying the new regulation “is wrong and should be rescinded.” For the record, it was the Vermont Legislature that approved the regulation, with the solid approval of Fish & Wildlife. The Legislature later changed the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policiesDENVER (AP) — Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 hours ago
DENVER (AP) — Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect victims. In... Read more
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The Examiner
Budget now an angry tit-for-tatofficials. One is Chief of Staff Caleb Clifford, at $140,000 a year, who overse
The Examiner / Posted 6 hours ago
officials. One is Chief of Staff Caleb Clifford, at $140,000 a year, who oversees the Office of Communications, which the Legislature says is now “dissolved and unfunded.” Legislators have clashed with Clifford repeatedly. The other is Chief of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
New Haven’s Toni Harp a popular choice for running mateticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
ticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure as Appropriations Committee chair in the Legislature. Harp is the first woman mayor of New Haven and the city’s second black mayor. “Mayor Harp could be easily... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Haven’s Toni Harp a popular choice for running mateticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 6 hours ago
ticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure as Appropriations Committee chair in the Legislature. Harp is the first woman mayor of New Haven and the city’s second black mayor. “Mayor Harp could be easily... Read more
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Connecticut Post
New Haven’s Toni Harp a popular choice for running mateticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 hours ago
ticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure as Appropriations Committee chair in the Legislature. Harp is the first woman mayor of New Haven and the city’s second black mayor. “Mayor Harp could be easily... Read more
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The New Canaan News
New Haven’s Toni Harp a popular choice for running mateticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure
The New Canaan News / Posted 6 hours ago
ticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure as Appropriations Committee chair in the Legislature. Harp is the first woman mayor of New Haven and the city’s second black mayor. “Mayor Harp could be easily... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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The News-Times
New Haven’s Toni Harp a popular choice for running mateticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure
The News-Times / Posted 7 hours ago
ticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure as Appropriations Committee chair in the Legislature. Harp is the first woman mayor of New Haven and the city’s second black mayor. “Mayor Harp could be easily... Read more
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Darien News-Review
New Haven’s Toni Harp a popular choice for running mateticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure
Darien News-Review / Posted 7 hours ago
ticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure as Appropriations Committee chair in the Legislature. Harp is the first woman mayor of New Haven and the city’s second black mayor. “Mayor Harp could be easily... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Let’s try to rebuild trust in our political worldmost everywhere else) and good government groups like the LWV make it a cause c
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 hours ago
most everywhere else) and good government groups like the LWV make it a cause celebre, pestering candidates for the Legislature at every meeting: “Will you support nonpartisan map drawing?” Get them on the record. “If not, we won’t support... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
New Haven’s Toni Harp a popular choice for running mateticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 7 hours ago
ticket and an institutional knowledge of the law-making process from her tenure as Appropriations Committee chair in the Legislature. Harp is the first woman mayor of New Haven and the city’s second black mayor. “Mayor Harp could be easily... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
KHQ Spokane / Posted 7 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 7 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 7 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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WALB Albany
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
WALB Albany / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Study: Oil tankers may need tug escorts on Columbia Riveron the Columbia River if tanker traffic increases due to new marine terminals,
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 hours ago
on the Columbia River if tanker traffic increases due to new marine terminals, a study commissioned by the Washington Legislature found. The study released in Nov. 2017 by the Department of Ecology said five proposed bulk terminals could... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
KWWL Iowa / Posted 8 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
KTVN Reno / Posted 9 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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The Columbian
EU says ‘difficult’ phase looms in Brexit talksnegotiations” on trade to start in March, giving negotiators a little over eigh
The Columbian / Posted 9 hours ago
negotiations” on trade to start in March, giving negotiators a little over eight months to wrap up the deal, since the EU legislature and the EU member states will need to get the necessary approvals in time for the scheduled Brexit day on March... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Colorado, New Mexico lawmakers alter sex misconduct policies(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual miscond
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 hours ago
(AP) - Lawmakers in Colorado and New Mexico began revising their sexual misconduct policies Friday, joining other legislatures that are facing questions about whether they are doing enough to deter predatory behavior and protect... Read more
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