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41 headlines found matching 'lawmakers'
Fri March 27, 2015
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(Fox 4 KC)
 
 
 
Kansas legislature sends bill to Governor Brownback that legalizes conceal carry without training or a permit
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Thu March 26, 2015
(Phoenix New Times)
 
 
 
In an attempt to steal back the crazy from Indiana, an Arizona legislator proposes there be a national law compelling church attendance
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(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Arizona's GOP-dominated legislature passes a bill barring women from buying insurance with abortion coverage on the state exchange, because it's high time government got smaller and stopped interfering with the free market and people's private lives
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Wed March 18, 2015
(NBC News)
 
 
 
French lawmakers okay terminal sedation for end of life, plan to have Jerry Lewis in clown makeup lead patients to their deaths
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Thu March 12, 2015
(Dallas News)
 
 
 
Texas GOP lawmakers want to give the state government the power to block city ordinances
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(Anchorage Daily News)
 
 
 
Now that marijuana is legal in Alaska, lawmakers are diligently working to fine tune the law by criminalizing every single loophole they can find
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Wed March 11, 2015
(WTVR)
 
 
 
Utah lawmakers vote to allow execution by firing squad, refuse to provide a final cigarette because those things could kill you
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Fri March 06, 2015
(Salon)
 
 
 
Pro tip for GOP lawmakers: Before making a statement, replace the word "gay" with the word "black." If it sounds embarrassingly biased and improper, you probably shouldn't say it
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Thu March 05, 2015
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Tennessee lawmaker: "Why don't we have a men's economic council?" He's reportedly also disappointed there is no white history month
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Wed March 04, 2015
(Vice)
 
 
 
While we're all waiting on the edge of our seat for the Bergdahl report to be released any day now; here's what Congress really told the White House about the swap... And what the White House did with it
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Mon March 02, 2015
(The Detroit_News)
 
 
 
Been charged with DUI? In Michigan, lawmakers "inadvertently" just made the field sobriety test inadmissible in court
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Fri February 27, 2015
(Minneapolis Star Tribune)
 
 
 
Jamaican lawmakers decriminalize small amounts of marijuana. Which in Jamaica, is anything less than a three acre crop growing behind your house
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Wed February 25, 2015
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Not content with destroying their state's economy, Kansas lawmakers now want to criminalize the teaching about sex, nude art, and 'harmful' books
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(Think Progress)
 
 
 
Republican Assemblywoman suggests that cancer is a fungus that can be flushed out with sodium cardonate. Still no actual cure for cancer
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Sat February 21, 2015
(Billings Gazette)
 
 
 
Wyoming state senator ejected from legislative committee meeting after trying to amend gay-rights bill with effective date of "when hell freezes over"
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Thu February 19, 2015
(Washington Post)
 
 
 
State lawmakers make it slightly easier to get the hell out of Maryland
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(Miami Herald)
 
 
 
Pelosi traveling with lawmakers to Cuba, presumably to learn how to Salsa
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Fri February 13, 2015
(Northwest Arkansas News)
 
 
 
Only six weeks into the legislative session and Arkansas lawmakers are beginning to tackle the tough issues like cursive in schools
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(PennLive)
 
 
 
Pennsylvania state Reps. Becky Corbin, R-Chester, and Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh, are co-sponsoring legislation that would do away with the state's philosophical exemption for the measles and MMR vaccines
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Wed February 11, 2015
(Anchorage Daily News)
 
 
 
Alaska lawmakers want to exempt Alaska from daylight saving time because when you only get sunlight in the summer that's a good time to remove an hour of it
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(Billings Gazette)
 
 
 
Montana lawmaker wants to outlaw wearing yoga pants in public because they "simulate the appearance of buttocks," something they have in common with his press photo
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(NPR)
 
 
 
NYPD Commissioner asks lawmakers to make Contempt-of-Cop into a felony; but don't worry about it being abused because we'll police ourselves, honest
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Tue February 10, 2015
(Charleston Gazette)
 
 
 
A year after a toxic leak contaminated drinking water for 300K residents, West Virginia lawmakers are considering weakening chemical tank safety laws and protecting the coal industry from enforcement of water quality standards
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(AZCentral)
 
 
 
Arizona lawmakers want to outlaw all federal gun laws. What could go wrong?
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Mon February 09, 2015
(Talking Points Memo)
 
 
 
Republican Congressman: Obama defended ISIS at the National Prayer Breakfast, apparently by calling them a "brutal, vicious death cult"
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Thu February 05, 2015
(SeattlePI)
 
 
 
Washington State lawmakers want to lower the minimum wage that can be paid to teenage workers, because it's not like they can vote
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Wed February 04, 2015
(Mediaite)
 
 
 
Open Carry leader threatens to kill lawmakers for passing gun law. "That is how serious this is"
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Fri January 30, 2015
(WTKR)
 
 
 
Mom of girl who has suffered over 1,000 life-threatening seizures watches her daughter have another one in front of state lawmakers who don't want to let her try medical marijuana
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Thu January 29, 2015
(The Raw Story)
 
 
 
Next in the Department Of This Can't Go Wrong: Texas lawmakers bill would allow teachers to gun down students
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Tue January 27, 2015
(Des Moines Register)
 
 
 
Q: How many lawmakers does it take to change a snowplow light? A: 77
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Sat January 17, 2015
(WTVR)
 
 
 
Virginia lawmaker proposes saliva testing for traffic stops, because if you're going to spit at the cops, they should be able to put it to good use
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Thu January 15, 2015
(WTOP)
 
 
 
Representative convicted for sex crimes sworn in while wearing a tracking ankle cuff, article is clear he spends weeknights in jail and has a "history of fistfights, contempt of court citations and disbarment" yet never mentions party affiliation
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Mon January 12, 2015
(The Big Story)
 
 
 
Mississippi plans on making the Bible the state book, a welcome change from the current state book, The Turner Diaries
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Sat January 10, 2015
(Bangor Daily News)
 
 
 
They brew their Tea strong in Maine
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Fri January 09, 2015
(Al Jazeera)
 
 
 
So, that hostage situation was exciting, huh? Wonder what's been going on in the rest of the world while we were all glued to our TVs?
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(KPHO Phoenix)
 
 
 
If there's one thing Republican lawmakers in Arizona won't stand for, it's the elderly, homeless, and disabled who use their EBT cards to buy fast food
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Thu January 08, 2015
(IndyStar)
 
 
 
Indiana lawmakers want to make an ancient sea lily the official state fossil and not Larry Bird
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Tue December 30, 2014
(LA Times)
 
 
 
Freshmen lawmakers get a crash course on how to work in Congress. Required courses include: How not to crash the housing industry, How not to crash the stock market, How not to crash the economy
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Tue December 23, 2014
(KRQE News)
 
 
 
Problem: State's children, youth, and family division is understaffed, has increasing caseloads, and abuse scandals. Solution: Hire the tourism bureau chief to run the department
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Sun December 14, 2014
(Fox News)
 
 
 
Kansas considers reviving bill that legally allows businesses to refuse service to same-sex couples, because Jesus
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Mon December 08, 2014
(The New York Times)
 
 
 
You know what's funny? NY politicians are taking full advantage of a dismissed ethics panel. Okay, less funny "ha ha" and more funny "uh oh"
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