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Justices struggle with case that could empty Florida's Death Row

A case which could change the fate of all 390 inmates on Florida’s Death Row prompted a range of questions Thursday from state Supreme Court… 377 more words

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Justices struggle with case that could empty Florida's Death Row

A case which could change the fate of all 390 inmates on Florida’s Death Row prompted a range of questions Thursday from state Supreme Court… 377 more words

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Prison reform dies in final minutes of 2016 Regular Session

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — State lawmakers worked right up to the midnight deadline Wednesday. Ultimately, there wasn’t enough time to get a prison reform bill passed through the House of Representatives. 274 more words

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House plans for new Detroit Community School District, teachers oppose

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – There is an update for you out of Detroit where teachers are expected back in the classroom after a two day sick out that closed 90 schools but only under the condition that they would continue to be paid for their work. 146 more words

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Governor grades legislative session a 'B,' not all funding requests granted


Hawaii’s governor is giving this legislative session a “B.”

His grade comes as the session wraps up.

On Wednesday, Gov. David Ige acknowledged the progress made in affordable housing and health care, but he also pointed out that his administration didn’t get all the funds requested. 1,182 more words

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Community College Armed Police Bill Goes To Governor

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut lawmakers have given final legislative approval to a bill that ultimately allows the state’s community colleges to form special armed police forces to patrol the campuses. 122 more words

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No Budget Vote Before Adjournment

By SUSAN HAIGH  Associated Press
 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Democratic leaders scrapped plans Wednesday evening to push through an 11th-hour budget deal on the final day of the legislative session, acknowledging there was not enough time to pass the bill before a fast-approaching midnight adjournment. 594 more words

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