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The Supreme Court hears oral arguments Tuesday in a case that could not only require Texas to redraw its congressional districts, but give states a... [Read More]
Voters in Westchester County and the Bronx are heading to the polls to pick two new state lawmakers. Tuesday's special Senate elections could decide whether... [Read More]
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During the legislative session, state lawmakers approved $50 million in bond money for the local bridge program, but the problem was the state couldn't access... [Read More]
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State lawmakers are working to change South Carolina's "Disturbing schools" law, and increase penalties for people charged under the law. [Read More]
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In 2016, State Lawmakers passed a sweeping reform bill aimed at addressing alcohol sales in Colorado. Currently, full strength beer is only allowed in handful... [Read More]
State lawmakers are praising Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's latest choice for the chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, with a top Republican on the... [Read More]
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Colorado lawmakers are reviewing a bill that addresses the shortage of teachers in some school districts. [Read More]
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The fate of 30 potential judges lies in the hands of state lawmakers. [Read More]
State lawmakers are currently debating a $41 million budget for next year that will set the agenda for dealing with a myriad of challenges facing... [Read More]
The Legislature has announced that a $300,000 allocation will be included in the state budget to fund rat lungworm disease research at the University of... [Read More]
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Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they would support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise. ... [Read More]
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Some state lawmakers want to punish teachers who go on strike. A bill introduced in the state Senate would hold teachers legally liable if a... [Read More]
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is asking state lawmakers to ban single-use plastic bags used at stores and restaurants.Cuomo introduced legislation to that effect... [Read More]
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Teachers who walk out of class could also face up to $500 a day in fines. Two Republican state lawmakers are trying to shut down... [Read More]
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State lawmakers are discussing legislation that would give terminally ill people the right to seek life-ending medication. [Read More]
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Two Republican state lawmakers have brought forth a bill seeking to prohibit Colorado teachers from striking and make it so they would face firing, fines... [Read More]
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Two former Connecticut Supreme Court justices advised Republican state lawmakers in last month's successful effort to reject Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's nominee for chief... [Read More]
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As Colorado teachers prepare to walk out next Friday to call for higher wages and increased school funding, some state lawmakers are working to make... [Read More]
By giving a monthly donation of even a small amount, you can make a big difference to Truthout's future. Sign up just once and read... [Read More]
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Republicans legislators are proposing to overturn a ban on spending state election grants on campaign communications that refer to candidates other than a publicly financed... [Read More]
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