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Poll: Most Think Congress Should Probe Trump's Ties to Russia During Election

Added: 25.02.2017 20:48 | 11 views | 0 comments

Many Americans say lawmakers should investigate whether President Donald Trump or anyone on his presidential campaign team communicated with the Russian government ahead of the election, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

Bill aimed at protecting state lands up for another vote

Added: 25.02.2017 19:04 | 11 views | 0 comments

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Lawmakers are being urged to approve legislation needed to have voters decide whether Connecticut's constitution should be changed to provide more protections for state lands.
The Government Administration and Elections Committee will hold a hearing Monday on a resolution placing the question on the 2018 statewide ...


Activists pressing state lawmakers to back homeless programs

Added: 25.02.2017 19:01 | 4 views | 0 comments

BOSTON (AP) - Activists are planning to head to Beacon Hill to press lawmakers to support programs for the homeless.
Advocates organizing a Statehouse lobbying day Monday want the legislators to pass a bill requiring the state to provide Emergency Assistance shelter to families with children without first requiring those ...


Montana House backs effort to boycott anti-Israel firms

Added: 25.02.2017 18:39 | 2 views | 0 comments

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Montana lawmakers are debating a bill to pledge solidarity with Israel by refusing to do business with firms boycotting the Middle East country.
Republican House Speaker Austin Knudsen of Culbertson said he was spurred to sponsor the bill in part because of a spate of controversy ...


ACC's Swofford encouraged by bill to repeal NC's HB2 law

Added: 25.02.2017 17:41 | 8 views | 0 comments

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he's encouraged that North Carolina lawmakers have filed bipartisan legislation to repeal a law that limits protections for LGBT people.


Opinions on land, refugees among resolutions at Legislature

Added: 25.02.2017 17:05 | 13 views | 0 comments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Utah lawmakers have introduced about 700 bills this year, including resolutions that offer the Legislature's opinion on issues such as national monuments and refugees.
So far this session, about 10 percent of the bills introduced have been resolutions.
Lawmakers debate several types of resolutions, some ...


Virginia lawmakers wrap up session focused on budget

Added: 25.02.2017 17:01 | 4 views | 0 comments

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia lawmakers have finished their work for the 2017 legislative session, a six week sprint that saw bipartisan cooperation on some issues like treating opioid addiction, but plenty of squabbles on social issues like abortion and gun issues.
The General Assembly adjourned Saturday after lawmakers gave ...


There Is No Choice About Letting Kids Go To Recess In School

Added: 25.02.2017 16:42 | 3 views | 0 comments

Recess isn't a privilege and shouldn't be treated as one by educators or lawmakers. Revoking it as punishment needs to be off the table when it comes to handling disruptive or inappropriate behavior by young kids.


No rules to stop ex-MEPs lobbying colleagues: report

Added: 25.02.2017 16:42 | 2 views | 0 comments

Lawmaker's assistants face tougher anti-lobbying rules than the lawmakers themselves.

Tags: MEP, Lawmakers

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