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Peoria Journal Star
Bill would require state jobs be located in Sangamon Countymost new and vacant state jobs be located in Sangamon County. The (Springfield
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 minutes ago
most new and vacant state jobs be located in Sangamon County. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports that Republican state Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez of Leland Grove says the bill would make the capital city and the county the... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Bill would eventually end Kentucky's snow-day school programsnow days, so the day does not count as an absence and the school does not have
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 43 minutes ago
snow days, so the day does not count as an absence and the school does not have to make it up by the end of the year. But Republican state Sen. David Givens said some districts are having students do minimal work and counting it as a school day.... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Bill would require state jobs be located in Sangamon Countymost new and vacant state jobs be located in Sangamon County. The (Springfield
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 57 minutes ago
most new and vacant state jobs be located in Sangamon County. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports that Republican state Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez of Leland Grove says the bill would make the capital city and the county the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Abbott backs activist Wall in crowded congressional primaryraces feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted an hour ago
races feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional endorsements, only backing Wall and Republican state Sen. Van Taylor's bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano. Copyright 2018 The Associated... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Abbott backs activist Wall in crowded congressional primaryraces feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted an hour ago
races feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional endorsements, only backing Wall and Republican state Sen. Van Taylor's bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano. Copyright 2018 The Associated... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Abbott backs activist Wall in crowded congressional primaryraces feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted an hour ago
races feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional endorsements, only backing Wall and Republican state Sen. Van Taylor's bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano. Copyright 2018 The Associated... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Abbott backs activist Wall in crowded congressional primaryraces feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted an hour ago
races feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional endorsements, only backing Wall and Republican state Sen. Van Taylor's bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano. Copyright 2018 The Associated... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Abbott backs activist Wall in crowded congressional primaryraces feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional
KXXV Waco / Posted an hour ago
races feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional endorsements, only backing Wall and Republican state Sen. Van Taylor's bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano. Copyright 2018 The Associated... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Abbott backs activist Wall in crowded congressional primaryraces feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 2 hours ago
races feature fierce primary battles. Abbott has largely avoided congressional endorsements, only backing Wall and Republican state Sen. Van Taylor's bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson of Plano. Copyright 2018 The Associated... Read more
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Philly.com
Top Pa. Republicans give Pat Meehan benefit of the doubtand requested that his accuser, a former Congressional aide, agree to release t
Philly.com / Posted 3 hours ago
and requested that his accuser, a former Congressional aide, agree to release them both from a confidentiality agreement. Republican state party chairman Val DiGiorgio said in a statement Monday that the organization “is troubled by the claims... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson to Seek Re-Electiona formal announcement later. Sterling ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nom
Arkansas Business / Posted 7 hours ago
a formal announcement later. Sterling ran unsuccessfully for the Republican nomination for attorney general in 2014. The Republican State Leadership Committee, one of the groups that targeted Goodson two years ago, said it's too early to say... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Bill would eventually end Kentucky's snow-day school programsnow days, so the day does not count as an absence and the school does not have
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 hours ago
snow days, so the day does not count as an absence and the school does not have to make it up by the end of the year. But Republican state Sen. David Givens said some districts are having students do minimal work and counting it as a school day.... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Part Of Oregon's Funding Plan For Medicaid Goes Before Voterscome up with a new way to pay for the health care of its poorest residents and
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 hours ago
come up with a new way to pay for the health care of its poorest residents and others who rely on Medicaid. Parrish is a Republican state legislator whose family was on Medicaid when she was a child. But she doesn't like the tax package. "This... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Part Of Oregon's Funding Plan For Medicaid Goes Before Voterscome up with a new way to pay for the health care of its poorest residents and
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 hours ago
come up with a new way to pay for the health care of its poorest residents and others who rely on Medicaid. Parrish is a Republican state legislator whose family was on Medicaid when she was a child. But she doesn't like the tax package. "This... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Legislature considering high-speed rail safetytracks where a man was hit and killed last week by a Brightline train. That man
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 15 hours ago
tracks where a man was hit and killed last week by a Brightline train. That man went around and activated crossing arms. Republican State Senator Debbie Mayfield, who represents Indian River County, sponsors Senate Bill 572. Part of it would... Read more
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Boston Globe
Kentucky files lawsuit against national opioid distributorof wrangling, the Bevin administration approved the contract in December. But e
Boston Globe / Posted 16 hours ago
of wrangling, the Bevin administration approved the contract in December. But earlier this month, a committee of mostly Republican state lawmakers recommended canceling the contract. Beshear has asked a judge to declare the committee’s action... Read more
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ABC News
Pennsylvania Supreme Court orders state’s congressional map redrawnprocess.” Unaffected by the order is the March 13th special election in Pennsy
ABC News / Posted 20 hours ago
process.” Unaffected by the order is the March 13th special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district between Republican State Sen. Rick Saccone and Democrat Conor Lamb. The court said in its order that that race will proceed under the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Merrill: Voting rights are under attackaddress or sign an affidavit affirming that they are a resident. Some have pus
Greenwich Time / Posted 21 hours ago
address or sign an affidavit affirming that they are a resident. Some have pushed to make the law more strict, however. Republican state Rep. Livvy Floren of Greenwich proposed a bill in 2011 that would require voters to present photo... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Merrill: Voting rights are under attackaddress or sign an affidavit affirming that they are a resident. Some have pus
Darien News-Review / Posted 21 hours ago
address or sign an affidavit affirming that they are a resident. Some have pushed to make the law more strict, however. Republican state Rep. Livvy Floren of Greenwich proposed a bill in 2011 that would require voters to present photo... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Battle heats up over how Ohio should draw congressional district linesSeveral groups oppose lawmakers’ plan, pushing their own Rather than fix a bro
Dayton Daily News / Posted 21 hours ago
Several groups oppose lawmakers’ plan, pushing their own Rather than fix a broken system, a plan backed by Republican state lawmakers will make certain Ohio voters get gerrymandered congressional districts for years to come, according to grassroots... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Battle heats up over how Ohio should draw congressional district linesRather than fix a broken system, a plan backed by Republican state lawmakers wi
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
Rather than fix a broken system, a plan backed by Republican state lawmakers will make certain Ohio voters get gerrymandered congressional districts for years to come, according to grassroots groups that are pushing a vastly different reform... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules congressional mapping unconstitutionalward, except where necessary to ensure equality of population." The Associated
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 22 hours ago
ward, except where necessary to ensure equality of population." The Associated Press reports that Pennsylvania's top two Republican state senators, Joe Scarnati and Jake Corman, said that the state court's decision oversteps its legal authority,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Battle heats up over how Ohio should draw congressional district linesSeveral groups oppose lawmakers’ plan, pushing their own Rather than fix a bro
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 22 hours ago
Several groups oppose lawmakers’ plan, pushing their own Rather than fix a broken system, a plan backed by Republican state lawmakers will make certain Ohio voters get gerrymandered congressional districts for years to come, according to grassroots... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Pennsylvania GOP to seek a stop to gerrymandering caseof the state's 18 congressional districts and will ask the U.S. Supreme Court t
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 hours ago
of the state's 18 congressional districts and will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt it. Pennsylvania's top two Republican state senators, Joe Scarnati and Jake Corman, said Monday that the state court's decision oversteps its legal... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
GOP to seek a stop to gerrymandering caseof the state's 18 congressional districts and will ask the U.S. Supreme Court t
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 22 hours ago
of the state's 18 congressional districts and will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt it. Pennsylvania's top two Republican state senators, Joe Scarnati and Jake Corman, said Monday that the state court's decision oversteps its legal... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Water wars redux: Could Tampa-backed bills doom Tampa Bay Water?of its drinking water supply. The bills are sponsored by two Tampa legislators
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 23 hours ago
of its drinking water supply. The bills are sponsored by two Tampa legislators from each party � SB 1710, sponsored by Republican state Sen. Dana Young, and HB 1303, sponsored by Democratic state Rep. Janet Cruz, a Democrat � call for giving... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Rival campaign to fight state senator's map-making proposalmember organizations, including the NAACP and League of Women Voters, said Mond
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
member organizations, including the NAACP and League of Women Voters, said Monday they plan to fight the rival proposal of Republican state Rep. Matt Huffman. The organizations say they will continue to gather signatures to put their plan on... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Wisconsin Senate set to vote on Ethics, Elections leaderslegal fight to resolve the issue. THE LATEST: Bell on Sunday defended himself
The Janesville Gazette / Posted yesterday
legal fight to resolve the issue. THE LATEST: Bell on Sunday defended himself in a response to a series of questions from Republican state Sen. Tom Tiffany about his role handling records from the John Doe investigation inherited from the old GAB.... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Priebus slams Nicholson, endorses Vukmiris a true Republican after he previously served as national president of the Co
The Janesville Gazette / Posted yesterday
is a true Republican after he previously served as national president of the College Democrats. Priebus on Monday endorsed Republican state Sen. Leah Vukmir in the GOP Senate primary. Priebus says on WISN-AM that Nicholson's conversion to a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Wisconsin's Walker proposes work, photo ID requirements in welfare overhaul plan"We need everyone in the game." Walker is up for re-election in November and D
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
"We need everyone in the game." Walker is up for re-election in November and Democrats are riding high after an incumbent Republican state representative lost by 11 points in a special election for state Senate Tuesday in a district President... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
What's next for Malliotakis? A wave of speculationgot to share a secret with all of you and I'm sure we'll just keep it in this r
Staten Island Advance / Posted yesterday
got to share a secret with all of you and I'm sure we'll just keep it in this room here," said Ed Cox, chair of the Republican State Committee. "I've had conversations with Nicole about her future and what it should be and we talked about... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Wisconsin Ethics head defends himself to Republican senatorMADISON, Wis. (AP) — The embattled administrator of Wisconsin's Ethics Commissi
The Janesville Gazette / Posted yesterday
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The embattled administrator of Wisconsin's Ethics Commission is defending himself to a Republican state senator who will be among those voting whether to oust Brian Bell from the job. Bell on Sunday night wrote to Sen. Tom... Read more
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The News & Observer
‘We have learned from our mistakes.’ Republicans, Democrats switch places on idea to stop gerrymanderingwould pick the opposing party’s commission appointee. The problem with allowin
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
would pick the opposing party’s commission appointee. The problem with allowing legislators to draw the maps, former Republican state Sen. Pete Brunstetter said in 2009, is that “it allows legislators to choose their voters and not vice... Read more
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Breitbart
Columnist: Donald Trump Has Shifted California Politics Further LeftCalifornia middle class. The gas tax is also facing repeal through ballot init
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
California middle class. The gas tax is also facing repeal through ballot initiatives, especially one being pushed by Republican State Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach). And despite the surge of Democratic congressional... Read more
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The Morning Call
Politics as Usuallawmakers, state Rep. Jim Christiana of Beaver County. Barletta also drew an e
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
lawmakers, state Rep. Jim Christiana of Beaver County. Barletta also drew an endorsement edge in recent straw polls of Republican State Committee members from northeastern and central Pennsylvania — regions overlapping with his U.S. House... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fowler vows to press forward on 'bathroom bill' with new Tennessee House sponsorwere unsuccessful. When read portions of Ney's letter, obtained by the Times F
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
were unsuccessful. When read portions of Ney's letter, obtained by the Times Free Press, Fowler, an attorney and former Republican state senator from Signal Mountain, said they simply reinforce the need for the bill. "By law the Attorney... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Johns: Time to throw a going away party for 5 Democratsfor 23 years. Doggett does not make headlines, and if we’re talking about bad
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
for 23 years. Doggett does not make headlines, and if we’re talking about bad press that’s great news. But in a die-hard Republican state such as Texas, every elected Democratic official has to be a force to be reckoned with, a scrapper. And... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
McCaskill among few Democrats voting to keep government opento withhold the pay of members of Congress during a government shutdown. McCas
KOMU Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
to withhold the pay of members of Congress during a government shutdown. McCaskill is seeking re-election this year in a Republican state that went for President Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. The Missouri race could be crucial... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Missouri Gov. Greitens seeks forgiveness for affair. GOP lawmakers seek his resignation.the controversy escalated as state lawmakers from both sides of the political a
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
the controversy escalated as state lawmakers from both sides of the political aisle called for Greitens to resign. Four Republican state representatives publicly condemned his behavior and called for his resignation. "In a letter he wrote two... Read more
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Daily Mail
Trump 'upset' the government shutdown might ruin his Mar-Lago partyto go to the Trump Victory Fund, a fundraising committee which collects money f
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
to go to the Trump Victory Fund, a fundraising committee which collects money for Trump's personal campaign, the RNC and Republican state committees across the country. Details of the menu have not yet been shared. White House officials have... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Giving military families a hand-up with MilitaryShare(Ret) are trying to spread the word so more military families know. "The chang
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
(Ret) are trying to spread the word so more military families know. "The change in salary is significant," said Ryan, a Republican state legislator serving the 101st legislative district, of what military families experience during... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
As motorcycle deaths rise, some celebrate freedomdebating whether to make it legal for people 21 or older to ride a motorcycle w
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 3 days ago
debating whether to make it legal for people 21 or older to ride a motorcycle without a helmet in Pennsylvania. Causer, a Republican state representative from a rural area in northern Pennsylvania, had experience as a volunteer EMT. He told... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
GOP picture gets darkerHow bad is it for Republicans out there? There were four special elections in
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
How bad is it for Republicans out there? There were four special elections in very Republican state legislative districts on Tuesday. Voting shifted an average of 21 percentage points toward the Democrats from their 2016 presidential election... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Stodola defends city suit naming 2 rivalsrare lawsuit by a government entity naming two political contenders as defendan
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
rare lawsuit by a government entity naming two political contenders as defendants was bipartisan. "Wow, just wow," said Republican state Rep. Aaron Pilkington, @pilkingtonforar. Republican consultant Kenneth Ryan James made a play on Little... Read more
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The Examiner
State considers tougher penalties after 'swatting' deathJEFFERSON CITY – Republican State Rep Bill Kidd is pushing for tougher penaltie
The Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY – Republican State Rep Bill Kidd is pushing for tougher penalties after a death in Kansas that resulted from a prank call to police. Kidd of Independence has filed legislation to hold pranksters civilly and criminally liable if they... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
ALAN CHARTOCK: Them I don’t like, and here’s whytaxes on the richest New Yorkers to pay for subway and mass transit improvement
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 3 days ago
taxes on the richest New Yorkers to pay for subway and mass transit improvements. Not only won’t he get his way through the Republican state senate but his arch enemy, Andrew Cuomo who is the handmaiden to the rich, would veto such a bill to block... Read more
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Missoulian
March for Life: Anti-abortion rally draws 100-plus demonstrators to CapitolAlbert Olszewski, a Republican state senator and candidate for the U.S. Senate,
Missoulian / Posted 3 days ago
Albert Olszewski, a Republican state senator and candidate for the U.S. Senate, also mentioned the Legislature passing bills to limit abortion that were later vetoed. One of those bills, sponsored by Olszewski, initially established viability at 24... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Kendrick: University of Missouri might see 10 percent state cutCheri Reisch, R-Hallsville, Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, and st
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Cheri Reisch, R-Hallsville, Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, and state Sen. Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia. Former Republican state Sen. Kurt Schaefer, a partner at the law firm, moderated the event and warned the audience of about 100 to... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Bernstein: The election picture growing darker for RepublicansHow bad is it for Republicans? There were four special elections in very Repub
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
How bad is it for Republicans? There were four special elections in very Republican state legislative districts on Tuesday. Voting shifted an average of 21 percentage points toward the Democrats from their 2016 presidential election numbers, with... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Medical cannabis now available for Texans suffering from epilepsy0.5 percent THC is allowed by law. The first strain grown by Compassionate Cul
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 4 days ago
0.5 percent THC is allowed by law. The first strain grown by Compassionate Cultivation is named Klick, after Fort Worth Republican State Rep. Stephanie Klick, who helped get the law passed. The company plans to offer a dispensary on-site for... Read more
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