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Things I learned at the Statehouse (or, My First Listicle!)

I’ve been blogging about Vermont politics for almost three and a half years (first at Green Mountain Daily and then here), but this was the first year I spent considerable time observing the Legislature at work. 1,048 more words

Peter Shumlin

Amended California vaccine bill bypasses appropriations committee

California’s controversial proposal to eliminate the personal and religious belief exemptions for vaccinations could come up for a vote in the Senate as early as Thursday after amendments were quietly made to the bill last week. 183 more words

Sacramento Update

Police Body Camera Bill Sponsor 'Stunned' At Failure In State Senate

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Senate panel rejected a bill Friday calling for expanded use of body cameras by police officers despite its bipartisan support and backing of law enforcement. 392 more words


'Telehealth' Bills Could Be In Trouble

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Efforts to bolster the use of “telehealth” in Florida could be in jeopardy, as bills remain stuck in House and Senate committees. 190 more words


Online Voter Registration Gets OK; Detzner Objects

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TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – Despite opposition from the governor’s top elections official, legislation that would allow Floridians to register to vote online was sent to the Senate floor Thursday. 682 more words


Senators Push For More Money For Land Buying

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TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) —  A number of Senators are pushing for more than $2 million proposed for the use of land purchases as part of the Florida Forever program. 747 more words


Gov. Wolf To Propose Property Tax Relief Across Pennsylvania, Wage Tax Relief in Philadelphia

By Tony Romeo

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — KYW Newsradio has learned that a significant reduction in the Philadelphia wage tax will be part of Governor Wolf’s budget proposal that will be laid out tomorrow. 197 more words