How will a bipartisan conference committee handle gun control?
Should we expect to see fireworks over firearms at the Minnesota State Capitol Tuesday? A bipartisan conference committee meets at Noon to break down the public safety finance bill. The legislation includes a pair of gun control measures introduced by the DFL-controlled house.
Gov. Greg Abbott's top health appointee draws bipartisan fire at hearing
by Jay Root | The Texas TribuneBoth Republican and Democratic members of a key legislative oversight committee unloaded on Gov. Greg Abbott’s top health appointee and other administration officials Thursday, putting them on the hot seat for hours about all
House members introduce bipartisan measure to ban abortions at 20 weeks
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, was joined by more than 100 other members of the House Jan. 24 in introducing the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act of 2019, a measure that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation.
Kellyanne Conway on why protecting America should be a bipartisan issue
I spoke with Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway, about the need to protect America’s borders. Here’s what she said: Please subscribe to my morning newsletter - Breakfast with Boris. * indicates required. Email Address * First Name. Last Name. BORIS: There’s a lot of talk now about how much money will be granted for the wall from Congress. Why would congress not give the president that extra 3. 7 billion to keep America safe and secure?
Judge grants 10-day restraining order against 6 massage parlors
Judge orders 10-day halt to suspected illegal operations at six local massage parlors involved in human trafficking raids.
but signs tax-relief measures
Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed another 10 bills Thursday, including a key measure that would have eased regulation of water wells in suburban and rural housing developments.
Oklahoma voters approve, deny state questions
OKLAHOMA CITY - In addition to voting on several key races, Oklahomans also voiced their opinions on five state questions State Question 793 would allow eye care facilities inside large retail stores, like Walmart and Target. If the measure was approved, SQ 793 would have amended the state constitution to allow optometrists and opticians to practice in retailers and allow the legislature to regulate them. Currently,…
How a dog's life measures time
The first year my husband and I got married, we lived in the little house in the barnyard where my dad was raised, unloading all the earthly possessions a pair of 23-year-olds can acquire in the short and broke spans of our adult lives — hand-me-down lamps and quesadilla makers. By the time we emptied...
Cost-sharing agreement for Old Hwy 20 bridge reconstruction expected to be approved
An endangered snail lives under the bridge, and an official said that protective measures will be taken to protect its habitat.
The Russia Investigations: What You Need To Know About Russian 'Active Measures'
What are "active measures?" The Russian government launched a broad influence campaign against the United States starting in 2014. Intelligence
Full Measure: How secure is the border?
WASHINGTON (SBG) - There is much to the border debate that just doesn’t meet the eye. That’s because there is so much of border that is remote and largely unseen. Courtesy: Sinclair Broadcast Group From the air above some of the most rugged and desolate terrain along Arizona’s border with Mexico, sometimes you can see security and sometimes you don’t. “It's hit or miss unfortunately,” a helicopter pilot told Full Measure when asked how often they see Border Patrol while flying.
Senate Approves Short-Term Funding Hours Before Deadline
The U.S. Senate passed a temporary short-term spending bill Thursday to avoid a shutdown and keep the federal government running through Dec. 20.
Measure 1 Brings Changes to How ND Laws are Passed
Big changes will be made to how laws get passed in North Dakota. That's because Measure 1 narrowly won with 54 percent of the state's support.Immediate impacts of the new law include an ethics commission. It will be made up of 5 members, chosen by the governor and the senate majority and minority leaders. Lobbyist will no longer be able to give gifts to lawmakers-- giving our legislators less incentive to push bills through. We spoke with the three women who spearheaded this…
Iowa lawmakers approve 20-week abortion ban
The Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature has approved a bill that would ban most abortions in the state at 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Here's what's in the House-approved health care bill
The House GOP's bill to replace the Affordable Care Act would eliminate the requirement that people buy health insurance and shrink Medicaid coverage. It also cuts taxes for the wealthy.
How to Measure CRM ROI for Your Nonprofit
Here are some ways to measure ROI you may not have thought about.
What's Next For Colorado's Medically Assisted Death Measure?
State agencies and doctors need to work out some key details before it can go into effect.
What’s At Stake With Measure S? Everything, Los Angeles
A commentary on Measure S.The dark irony is that the marginalized will be the first to lose their neighborhood should the measure go through because the most important aspect of Measure S is its 2-year moratorium mentioned above and its permanent ban on General Plan amendments for developments less than 15 acres in size.
EPA approves $100 million in federal funding for Flint
The Environmental Protection Agency approved $100 million in federal emergency funding Friday for the city of Flint.
For 10 years, a chemical not EPA approved was in their drinking water
For 10 years, some residents in Denmark, South Carolina, have been suspicious of the rust-colored water coming from their taps. They've been collecting samples in jars and using bottled or