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Kansas House committee considers rules for cash, food aid

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — Kansas would prohibit adults who receive cash assistance from the state from using it to patronize strip clubs or buy sexually oriented materials under a bill before a legislative committee. 97 more words

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Florida Senate takes first step toward Medicaid expansion

A Florida Senate panel is racing ahead with a proposal to expand low-income health insurance after holding a brief workshop Wednesday on a handful of possible approaches. 477 more words

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#NMLEG Progressive Bill of the Day | 03-04-15 (Senate Democrats Defeat TRAP Law)

While it was a horribly anti-progressive bill itself, a progressive victory was won last night as the Senate Public Affairs Committee tabled a sneaky anti-abortion bill… 508 more words

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Partners with a Purpose

After talking about the members from Greater Houston working on the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees, we wanted to turn to the local organizations here in Harris County who have been working with the Legislature on bills and explore the services that come with legislative action. 2,234 more words

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Skubick: House Committee Edits Hollywood Film Tax Credits Out Of Budget

(WLNS) – A House committee, over the objections of the Teamster’s union, has voted to eliminate the so-called Hollywood film tax credit. 6 News Capitol correspondent Tim Skubick assesses the future of the program that began in 2008. 305 more words

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Sen. Howie Morales Fights to Raise All School Employee Salaries

State Senator Howie Morales has been in the news a lot lately. He’s been out in front on a range of education issues, including opposition to the… 514 more words

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Battle over congressional district lines waged before justices

The latest battle over Florida’s congressional district boundaries was waged Wednesday before the Florida Supreme Court, with justices asked to throw out the entire plan as “tainted” by Republican political operatives. 145 more words

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