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HARRISBURG — When Pennsylvania last voted to amend the state Constitution in 1968, it adopted a provision to ensure that judges didn't stay on the bench longer than their minds stayed sharp. On Wednesday, the state Supreme Court heard arguments...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, TupeloMany believe language in the Mississippi Constitution would prevent the state from developing a voucher program to pay tuition for students to attend private schools. The language is Section 208 of the Constitution, which reads in part "nor shall any...
Foster's Daily Democrat, Dover, N.H.Whether public funds will be funnelled toward religious education in the state under the business tax credit scholarship law, and whether that action would be constitutional, was the topic of arguments heard Friday afternoon at Strafford County Superior...
Opponents of Naperville's smart meter program have re-filed their federal lawsuit to include more evidence to back up their concerns over health, safety and security and show their constitutional rights are being violated. The amended lawsuit now...
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) delivered a nearly 13-hour filibuster Wednesday of John Brennan’s nomination to lead the CIA. Paul used his time on the floor to question the legality of the White House's policies on drone use, beginning at 11:47 a.m. EST and...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Supreme Court tossed out the Alaska Redistricting Board’s latest redistricting plan for the state Friday, rejecting it on the same grounds as previous versions: failing to sufficiently follow the state Constitution in an attempt to...
CNNObamacare, same-sex marriage and marijuana legalization dominated the hot-button ballot initiatives before voters in a number of states on Tuesday. A key component of President Barack Obama's signature health care reform law is on the line in a...
Voting numbers have been up dated after the polls closed at 8 p.m. Some results were still being counted, including some large state and national races, as of 8 a.m. Wednesday. President Barack Obama (D) 59,567,135, 303 electorial votes Mitt Romney (R)...
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Newport News author Douglas Lising has recently published, “Remember Roscoe Filburn. Amending the Constitution: The Only Sure Way to Limit the Federal Government.” Given that it’s an election year, this book seems of interest considering...
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DETROIT (AP) — Six contentious ballot proposals are before Michigan voters on Nov. 6, including several well-funded measures backed by special interest groups and five that would require amending the Michigan Constitution. Here's a breakdown of...
Michigan's ballot will contain six referendums. One would affect current law applying to emergency managers; the other five are amendments to the state constitution. Here are those proposals, in order: PROPOSAL 1 A REFERENDUM ON PUBLIC ACT 4 OF 2011...
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