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The News & ObserverFormer state Rep. Stephen LaRoque's defense to the federal indictment charging him with theft, money laundering and tax offenses hinges on a simple theory: He was entitled to the money. In a motion filed this week, LaRoque's attorneys claim he was...
The News & ObserverThe push to terminate North Carolina's renewables program is over for the foreseeable future after a House committee in the state legislature defeated the measure with the help of key Republicans. The vote in Raleigh was closely watched by national...
Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill.Local lawmakers, alongside the top Republican in the Illinois House, say the public assistance rolls must be scrubbed to save the state money and get assistance to those who need it. State Rep. Bill Mitchell of Forsyth and state Rep. Adam Brown of...
Have you heard about the Wayne County windfall? The small county (population about 16,650) in southeast Illinois has collected almost $200,000 in the last two years, just from copying, recording and leasing fees paid by companies that want to explore...
Franklin County’s health status announced April 18 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Summit Health, in cooperation with Penn State Institute of State and Regional Affairs, will announce the results of the 2012 Community Health Needs Assessment of Franklin...
Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell's proposal to move up the date of Alaska's primary elections has moved one step closer to a vote. The House Judiciary Committee advanced HB104, which would shift the date of the primary from the fourth Tuesday in August to the second...
Channel 2 NewsIf a bill passes out of the Alaska Legislature, you might be handing an officer your phone instead of paper. HB146, by Rep. Pete Higgins, would allow drivers to display proof of automobile insurance on a "personal mobile electronic device," like a...
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WASHINGTON -- As a member of Congress, the ever polite House Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-San Dimas) helped promote the idea of a bipartisan retreat to teach lawmakers how to be more civil to one another. Though congressional...
WASHINGTON – Senate leaders remain shy of a deal to avert the automatic tax increases due to take effect at midnight on New Year’s Eve, despite conversations that continued overnight between Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Republican...
As home foreclosures tear apart neighborhoods throughout the state, an annual battle plays out in Springfield between the banking industry and community activists over how to deal with the damage. The banks always emerge largely unscathed. It happened...
A Virginia lawmaker's push to get the governor to petition the federal Drug Enforcement Agency to reclassify marijuana as a Schedule II drug has failed. The resolution filed by Democratic Del. David Englin of Alexandria was tabled on a voice vote Tuesday...
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