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Legislative Process Day 2017

League members and friends are invited to the Legislative Process Day 2017 on Jan. 10, 9:30am – 2:30pm at the Oregon State Library for.

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Coalition seeks income, gas taxes hikes to fix Kansas budget

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A coalition of Kansas teachers, state workers, contractors and others is proposing to increase income and gasoline taxes to fix the state’s budget problems. 122 more words

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Michigan House won't vote on tax incentives for developers

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Republicans who control the Michigan House say they will not vote this year on legislation that would have let developers keep up to $50 million annually in taxes generated from developing future “transformational” projects on contaminated brownfield sites. 72 more words

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Liquor Sales Battle Re-Emerges In Legislature

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – In the first moves toward what could be a renewed lobbying fight, two Miami-Dade County Republicans this week filed bills that would repeal a decades-old law that requires liquor stores to be stand-alone facilities. 164 more words

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Senate panel to review challenge to Riviera Beach's Powell

Riviera Beach Democratic state Sen. Bobby Powell’s courtroom victory this week may not be the last word in whether he retains that seat.

A day after a judge dismissed a lawsuit seeking a re-do election for Powell’s seat, Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, appointed a credentials committee Tuesday to consider to whether the Democrat should continue serving. 149 more words

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Senate panel to review challenge to Riviera Beach's Powell

Riviera Beach Democratic state Sen. Bobby Powell’s courtroom victory this week may not be the last word in whether he retains that seat.

A day after a judge dismissed a lawsuit seeking a re-do election for Powell’s seat, Senate President Joe Negron, R-Stuart, appointed a credentials committee Tuesday to consider to whether the Democrat should continue serving. 149 more words

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Skubick: Labor scores win on municipal workers, retiree health care costs

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – Organized labor scored a victory in Lansing today as House Republicans have scrapped plans for the moment to impose higher health care costs on police officers, firefighters and other local government retirees. 281 more words

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