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It's easy to be a Monday morning quarterback, Kansas House speaker Ray Merrick said as lawmakers returned to work after facing national criticism for passing a bill critics say would have legalized discrimination against same-sex couples.
Uh, the House Republicans, in particular, have had difficulty rallying around any agenda, much less mine. And in that kind of environment, what I don't want is the American people to think that the only way for us to make big change is through, uh,
Reacting to the ruckus in Washington over the Internal Revenue Service, the Alabama House voted Tuesday to make it a misdemeanor crime for state or local tax officials to audit an individual or group because of their political views. Here is a
The Alabama Legislature kicks off an election-year session Tuesday that will feature debate over Medicaid, possible salary increases for teachers, and efforts to simplify state taxes. The Legislature can meet until late April, but the Republican
In one of the most conservative states in the nation, supporters of gay marriage are pondering the unthinkable: a victory, or at least not a loss. A proposal to amend Indiana's constitution to ban same-sex marriage has sparked a flurry of phone banks
The House Republican Caucus released its agenda for 2014 on Thursday that focuses on simplifying state tax laws while maintaining the GOP's tradition of not raising taxes. "It is intended to continue our record of changing the status quo," House
News about Seattle City Hall, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, Seattle and King County government and more Three Wash. Republicans vote to slash food stamps Thursday, September 19, 2013 by: Joel Connelly The U.S. House of
Fish and Wildlife Service, the bills recently introduced by Rep. Jeff Pyle, R-Armstrong, and Sen. Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson, would curb the authority of the independent commissions to protect threatened and endangered species and give the Legislature
Politico is reporting today that if the vote in House of Representatives were held today, a draft resolution authorizing the use of "
First let's deal with the substance, since that's more important than the politics. Obama agreed to a series of automatic sequesters, the first of which resulted in a major Washington freakout but in reality did not even cut spending. It only trimmed