Legislation

In this April 18, 2017, photo, Soila Solano prepares to inject herself with insulin at her home in Las Vegas. Solano was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes six years ago. Casino owners and their employees’ unions are attempting to rein in soaring prescription drug prices in an attempt to control their own medical insurance costs. They and Democratic lawmakers backing the bill also hope it would cap what diabetics pay out of their own pockets for insulin. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 01, 2017 - 12:53 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aiming to rein in soaring prescription drug prices, an unlikely Nevada coalition is trying to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose how they set insulin prices — and issue refunds to diabetics or their insurance companies if annual price hikes surpass inflation. Las...
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In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, of N.Y., speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Schumer says the $1 trillion plan funding the government through September is a "good agreement for the American people, and takes the threat of a government shutdown off the table." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 01, 2017 - 7:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Monday unveiled a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund most government operations through September but denies President Donald Trump money for a border wall and rejects his proposed cuts to popular domestic programs. The 1,665-page bill agreed to on...
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington late Saturday night, April 29, 2017, on this return from a rally in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
May 01, 2017 - 6:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promoting a revamped health care overhaul effort after failing to advance legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in his first three months in office. Trump tweeted Sunday that a "new healthcare plan is on its way," promising lower...
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In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, of N.Y., speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Schumer says the $1 trillion plan funding the government through September is a "good agreement for the American people, and takes the threat of a government shutdown off the table." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 01, 2017 - 4:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund most government operations through September but denies President Donald Trump money for a border wall and rejects his proposed cuts to popular domestic programs...
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks across the south lawn of the White House in Washington late Saturday night, April 29, 2017, on this return from a rally in Harrisburg, Pa. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
May 01, 2017 - 3:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promising that the latest Republican health care legislation will cover people with pre-existing conditions "beautifully." Such reassurance is not to be found in the bill that's been under review. In a TV interview Sunday, an op-ed in The Washington Post...
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In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, of N.Y., speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Schumer says the $1 trillion plan funding the government through September is a "good agreement for the American people, and takes the threat of a government shutdown off the table." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 01, 2017 - 3:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund most government operations through September, but denies President Donald Trump money for a southern border wall and rejects his proposed cuts to popular...
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May 01, 2017 - 3:11 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The head of North Carolina's court system wants to build momentum for legislation ending the practice of 16- and 17-year-olds being automatically tried for crimes as adults. Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin planned to speak at a Legislative Building news conference...
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In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, of N.Y., speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Schumer says the $1 trillion plan funding the government through September is a "good agreement for the American people, and takes the threat of a government shutdown off the table." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 01, 2017 - 12:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats forged a hard-won agreement Sunday night on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, denying President Donald Trump funding for a border wall and...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2017, file photo, the Capitol is seen at dawn in Washington. Top Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through Oct. 1. The House and Senate have until Friday at midnight to pass the measure to avert a government shutdown. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
April 30, 2017 - 11:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the bill being negotiated on Capitol Hill to fund the government through September (all times local): 11:30 p.m. The $1T budget deal that congressional negotiators have reached this weekend will keep the government running through September and includes some wins for...
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In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, of N.Y., speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Schumer says the $1 trillion plan funding the government through September is a "good agreement for the American people, and takes the threat of a government shutdown off the table." (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 30, 2017 - 11:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats forged a hard-won agreement Sunday night on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency through September, denying President Donald Trump funding for a border wall and...
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