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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Senate declined to vote on an ethics bill, including a proposal to reinstate campaign contribution limits. The Senate on Wednesday debated the measure that also would have imposed a 10-year period before...
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Sun Sentinel ColumnistGov. Scott had a busy day on Wednesday. He properly vetoed the controversial alimony reform bill that could have upended the terms of divorce settlements that have already gone through the judicial system. And he signed bills that will supposedly...
Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn said today he wants more changes to the gambling expansion bill that passed the Senate as he acknowledged “progress has been made.” “You have to do it right the first time,” said Quinn, who...
Lawmakers are beginning the process of cleaning up the government and restoring trust with Floridians. Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford promised sweeping ethics and campaign finance reform and delivered. While there is still...
Capitol IdeasYo! When got to Harrisburg in February, lawmakers acted really hot about reforming the 1997 state charter school law to beef up financial and academic accountability. Several bills were introduced and hearings were held. Then nothing. All talk ended when....
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading today. * The Orlando Sentinel writes that ethics reforms may be threatened because of disagreements between the House and Senate. *The Sun-Sentinel looks at whether moving...
Should California judges be able to ask lawyers for help in lobbying Sacramento against cuts to the courts' budgets? Many judges and lawyers just assumed the answer was yes. Why wouldn't they be able to? Nobody is better acquainted with the trouble caused...
Sun SentinelAfter state Sen. Joseph Abruzzo and Palm Beach County ethics commissioners traded barbs over a pending state inquiry, the head of the commission Wednesday extended an invitation to the lawmaker. But the invite for a June 6 meeting also came with a...
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Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — The Florida Legislature's much-ballyhooed marriage between campaign-finance and ethics reforms may be heading for a rocky patch. On Tuesday, the Senate moved away from the House on its campaign-finance bill (SB 1382) when the chamber's...
Clout StreetSPRINGFIELD — A Wednesday hearing aimed at coming up with a new casino expansion bill erupted into a shoutfest between a key senator and the chairman of the state’s gambling oversight board. After years of lobbing attacks at each other...
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Accusations about ethics continue to fly in the bitter runoff for Los Angeles city attorney. On Wednesday, the campaign of former lawmaker Mike Feuer claimed a man with a part-time city contract is doing campaign work— on the taxpayers’ dime...
Tags: Elections, Values, Lawyers, Politics, Justice System
About 10% of married couples suffer from infertility – the inability to conceive a child naturally. Through the better part of the 20th century, physicians considered this a minor and perhaps irrelevant problem, one that contributed overall to...
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