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Trump, Congress 'fix' broken VA: New law allows vets to seek private-sector care

(NationalSentinel) Military: If you listen to veterans who are under the care of the Veterans Administration healthcare system, you’re liable to hear a mixed bag of compliments and utter contempt. 453 more words

President Donald J. Trump

North Carolina court struggle heats up

That escalated quickly.

In light of the North Carolina legislature’s proposal to reduce the size of the state court of appeals from 15 to 12, Judge Douglas McCollough resigned from the court yesterday.  237 more words

State Courts

National Reciprocity is Way Overdue

By Chris Wagoner:

On the very first day of the new 115th Congress, Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC) introduced national concealed carry reciprocity legislation. As a concealed carry license holder himself, this is something that President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly said he supported. 103 more words

2nd Amendment

Bill protects privacy of parents who surrender newborn

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Legislation up for a vote in Michigan would protect the confidentiality of parents who give up their newborn by leaving the child at a hospital or with emergency responders. 95 more words

News

Legislators and bar association weigh in on Indiana merit selection plan

We previously reported that Indiana legislators are considering a merit selection plan for the judges of Marion County (the Indianapolis area), in light of a Seventh Circuit decision holding the previous election slating process unconstitutional.  19 more words

State Courts

a short history of special education

In 2006 a House of Commons Select Committee described the special educational needs system as ‘no longer fit for purpose’. By September 2014 a new system was in place. 856 more words

Education

Entire U.S. Senate Invited To White House for North Korea Briefing...

A very unusual report from Reuters announces the White House has extended an invitation for the entire U.S. Senate to come to the White House for a policy and security briefing on North Korea.  508 more words