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Democrats rally around vulnerable House member
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Some of Kentucky's top Democrats have rallied around a vulnerable House member as he introduced a bill that would exempt some veterans groups from state property taxes. Chuck Tackett won a special election in March, a big win for Democrats in Republican-heavy Scott County. Tackett replaced ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | United States House of Representatives Kentucky Democratic Party Washington D.C. Speaker United States Republican Party Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
Judge: Dover, other districts owed money for education
A judge ruled Tuesday that the city of Dover and dozens of other school districts growing in size were unconstitutionally deprived of education funding from the state.That figure is about $1.5 million for Dover, and as much as $11 million between 40 other districts.The lawsuit filed last year argue...
3 points by Concord Monitor | Law United States New Hampshire Money Speaker Prosecutor Canterbury Appeal
Hogan invited to testify in support of Northrop Grumman deal
Democrats leading the General Assembly said Tuesday that they would vote on the $20 million loan for aerospace giant Northrop Grumman that the Hogan administration has pushed, as soon as Republican Gov. Larry Hogan testifies personally that he wants it.The governor immediately declined the unusual...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | United States Vice President of the United States Republican Party Maryland Democratic Party Speaker United States House of Representatives Michael E. Busch
Collapse of Obamacare repeal plan puts Freedom Caucus in complicated spot
No group played more of a role in sinking the legislation than the Freedom Caucus.       
3638 points by USA Today | United States Congress President of the United States President Vice President of the United States Stanley Mitchell hut Speaker Democratic Party United States Capitol
Trump on pending health care vote: 'We'll see what happens'
President Trump responded to questions about pending GOP health care legislation on March 24, saying, “We'll see what happens,” adding that House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) should retain his post even if the bill fails.
-1 points by The Washington Post | United States Congress Health care Barack Obama Speaker Bill Clinton Speaker of the United States House of Representatives George W. Bush President
Ryan on repealing Obamacare: Plan is 'proceeding'
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said that the plan to repeal and replace Obamacare was "proceeding." Ryan spoke briefly without taking questions from reporters, who shouted "do you have the votes?'
-1 points by The Washington Post | Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Lord Speaker House of Representatives of Thailand Speaker Helene Hayman Baroness Hayman The Plan
Larry Wilmore tells Milo Yiannopoulos to ‘go f--k' himself
He couldn't take it anymore.
190 points by Daily News | President American television actors Racism American stand-up comedians President of the United States Chairman Speaker Violence
Florida legislators hide projects in university budgets
A dispute between House and Senate could mean lawmakers will lose access to hidden money.       
52 points by USA Today | State University System of Florida Florida Florida State University University Stetson University United States budget process Speaker Legislator
Immigration chief pledges to meet with Hispanic lawmakers after dispute
Doug G. WareFeb. 16 (UPI) -- Some key Hispanic lawmakers said they were kept out of an immigration meeting on Capitol Hill Thursday, an absence that Republicans say was a logistical result.
1 points by UPI | United Press International Speaker President Donald Trump Democratic Party Congressional Hispanic Caucus Speaker of the United States House of Representatives United States
There's already a border wall; this is what life around it looks like
An ongoing project by Agence France-Presse has sent two photographers, one on either side of the border, traveling from California to Texas.
44 points by The Houston Chronicle | Donald Trump The Wall President President of the United States Speaker Speaker of the United States House of Representatives United States Blues
Butkovitz: City, state-run retirement plans in peril

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | New York City Philadelphia Municipality Management City Employment New Jersey Speaker
Romania: Parliament approves anti-corruption referendum
Politicians back a vote on anti-corruption reforms after weeks of angry protests at attempts to sideline graft laws.
104 points by Al Jazeera English | Democracy United Kingdom Prime minister President Voting system President of the United States Romania Speaker
Quicken Loans names new CEO amid executive changes
Jay Farner to replace Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson, who will become vice chairman of parent company Rock Holdings        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Detroit President Team Lake Erie Monsters Management occupations Leadership Speaker Mortgage loan
Quicken Loans gets new CEO in management reassignments
Quickens Loans announced today changes to its top management, including a new CEO.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | President Detroit Management occupations Speaker Lake Erie Monsters Chairman Board of directors Mortgage loan
Quicken Loans gets new CEO under management shake-up
Quickens Loans announced today changes to its top management, including a new CEO.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | President Detroit Management occupations Speaker Lake Erie Monsters Chairman Board of directors Mortgage loan
Straus appoints House committees
After weeks of speculation, House Speaker Joe Straus named his appointments to the chamber's committees on Thursday, keeping many of his top supporters in powerful chairmanships and setting up potential clashes between the House and Senate on major legislative priorities.
69 points by The Houston Chronicle | Legislatures Speaker Texas House of Representatives United States Senate Bill Clinton United States Chairman Jimmie Don Aycock
John Fuhr, former speaker of Colorado House, remembered as a politician able to rise above partisan rancor
John Fuhr, a former Colorado House speaker, was so committed to the concept of government rising above party politics that he refused to yield to pressure to stop then-House Rep. Richard Lamm's push to undo the state's deal to host the 1976 Winter Olympics.
194 points by The Denver Post | Rotary International Veterinary medicine North Carolina State University Denver Winter Olympic Games Veterinarian United States Speaker
Cleveland-area business women share tips on leadership
Even though women in business have gained a lot of ground, there's still a wide gender-based gap at the top. Here are some Cleveland area business women who share their leadership insights in a new book called Uplifting Leaders* (Who Happen to be Women).
1 points by The Plain Dealer | President Management occupations Campbell Soup Company Chairman Speaker Chief executives Cleveland
West Virginia Senate leader says tax overhaul considered
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The leader of West Virginia's Senate says lawmakers will consider overhauling the state's tax structure this year, including a possible shift from an income tax to a consumption tax. Senate President Mitch Carmichael says he has appointed a special committee to examine possible revisions with its ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Tax Tax exemption United States Public finance Progressive tax Value added tax Legislatures Speaker
Bills could give charters a new path toward approval, more money
Lawmakers this session might give would-be charter schools a third path to authorization – and charters in general a substantial bump in funding to boot. Right now, only local school boards and the state board of education have the right to authorize charter school applicants to open up shop in New...
12 points by Concord Monitor | Education in the United States Charter school Charter Education School Speaker Proposal United States Senate
Demoted by Trump, Christie to speak at government conference
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Republican Gov. Chris Christie is shaking up a sleepy local government conference after recently being demoted by President-elect Donald Trump. Christie is set to speak at the League of Municipalities on Thursday. It's his first public appearance in the state since he was demoted from ...
1 points by The Washington Times | New Jersey Chris Christie English-language films State Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey Donald Trump Kim Guadagno Speaker
Congress isn't bringing back earmarks — not yet, at least
Donald Trump is coming to Washington promising to “drain the swamp,” but House Republicans came very close to reinstating one of Capitol Hill's swampiest institutions: the appropriations earmark.
63 points by The Washington Post | United States Capitol United States Senate John Culberson Speaker United States House of Representatives United States Congress Republican Party Proposal