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Louisiana lawmakers agree to make kindergarten mandatory

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here David Jacobs, The Center Square The Louisiana Legislature agreed Wednesday to make kindergarten mandatory for children statewide. Making the change was one of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ legislative priorities. A wide range of business and education groups also supported......

‘DUFUS’: As infrastructure bill drags on, lawmakers get punchy

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Earlier, during a debate on an amendment Davis offered related to environmental permitting, Graves commended Davis for “finally coming up with a good idea.” Rep. Rodney Davis speaks during a hearing before the House Administration Committee on Capitol Hill. |......

Illinois GOP lawmakers sue Democrats for using population estimates for redistricting

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams Illinois GOP lawmakers sued their Democratic counterparts Wednesday for using population estimates to create new legislative maps. The federal lawsuit from Illinois House Minority leader Jim Durkin (R) and Senate Minority leader Dan McConchie (R) allege that......

Medical equipment providers look to New York lawmakers for relief from partial reimbursements

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Steve Bittenbender, The Center Square contributor As the New York State Legislature wraps up this week, providers of durable medical equipment hope lawmakers will take up their cause before the session ends. A bill is before both chambers that......

Charlottesville lawmakers vote to remove Confederate statues at center of deadly rally

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Mychael Schnell Charlottesville lawmakers voted unanimously on Monday to remove two of the Confederate statutes that were at the center of the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in 2017. The Washington Post reported that the Charlottesville City Council agreed......

Lawmakers split over 2020 election audit in Pennsylvania

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Christen Smith, The Center Square Key lawmakers in charge of potential election reforms in Pennsylvania appear split on whether a third-party audit of the state’s November election results will occur. This, after former President Donald Trump called state GOP......

West Virginia lawmakers to meet Monday to allocate federal funds

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tyler Arnold, The Center Square West Virginia lawmakers will convene a special session starting June 7 to make decisions related to the allocation of federal COVID-19 relief funds, Gov. Jim Justice announced. Lawmakers will meet at noon Monday and......

Classified report with early support for lab leak theory reemerges as focal point for lawmakers digging into Covid-19 origins

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The report, which was issued by researchers at the government-backed Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in May 2020, found that it was possible that the coronavirus escaped from a lab in Wuhan, according to four people familiar with the document,......

Bipartisan lawmakers press Biden to ‘immediately’ evacuate Afghans who helped US forces

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tal Axelrod A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Friday urged the Biden administration to “immediately” evacuate Afghan citizens who helped U.S. forces before the military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.  The lawmakers said they are “increasingly concerned” that the administration has......

Lawmakers pass bill to move toward ending New Jersey’s public health emergency

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Todd DeFeo, The Center Square New Jersey state lawmakers on Thursday passed legislation to take steps to end the COVID-19 public health emergency in place since March 2020. The governor plans to sign the measure, A-5820/S-3866, on Friday. “Ending......

Texas lawmakers pass bills overhauling electric grid, increasing consumers costs

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Bethany Blankley, The Center Square contributor After statewide power outages in February that lasted weeks in some areas, leaving millions of Texans in the cold and dark without water, the state Legislature was tasked with reforming the state’s electric......

Lawmakers approve Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Kevin Bessler, The Center Square Replacing Illinois’ miles of lead service pipes may now become a reality. Lawmakers have approved the Lead Service Line Replacement and Notification Act and sent it to the governor for his signature. Congress banned......

Greg Abbott threatens to strip paychecks of Democratic lawmakers who walked out of state Legislature

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lawrence Richard Texas Gov. Greg Abbott warned Democratic lawmakers that he could strip them of their pay for walking out of the state Legislature over a voting reform bill. “No pay for those who abandon their responsibilities. Stay tuned,”......

Illinois lawmakers pass bill banning deceptive tactics during interrogations of juveniles

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Sarah Polus Illinois lawmakers on Sunday passed new legislation banning the use of deceptive tactics while interrogating minors, CNN reports. If signed into law, the bill will prohibit the use of lying as a means of coercing information out of juvenile.......

More than half of Europeans want to replace lawmakers with AI, study says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People walking at Strandvagen in Stockholm. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND LONDON — A study has found that most Europeans would like to see some of their members of parliament replaced by algorithms. Researchers at IE University’s Center for the Governance of Change......

Amash warns of turning lawmakers like Cheney into ‘heroes’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashCheney set to be face of anti-Trump GOP Biden: ‘Prince Philip gladly dedicated himself to the people of the UK’ Battle rages over vaccine passports MORE (L-Mich.) said that people should avoid labeling Rep.......

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