Legislation

President Donald Trump speaks before having lunch with Republican Senators and White House staffers in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 14, 2017 - 4:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump helped revive a flagging House Republican health care bill last month and praised it after its passage. Now, Trump says the measure is "mean" and is asking GOP senators to make it "more generous." Congressional sources say Trump used those words Tuesday at a...
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June 13, 2017 - 7:13 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hunters' opportunities to shoot game on Sundays would be expanded under legislation moving through the Senate, less than two years after it became legal. The Senate Rules Committee advanced the bill Tuesday. It would eliminate a prohibition on hunting with guns on Sunday...
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In this March 30, 2016 photo, Mildred Musni, right, breast feeds her son Eliseo and is joined by other mothers in protest at the main entrance of the city Human Services Agency in San Francisco. Months before the protest, Musni was forced to cover up by a security guard when she attempted to feed Eliseo inside the facility. With Musni are her older daughter Sentia, left, and step-daughter Vanessa Trujillo, right. Every employer in San Francisco will have to provide a safe and clean room with a surface, chair and electrical outlet where new moms can pump milk under a proposal pending before city supervisors Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (Paul Chinn/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
June 13, 2017 - 7:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors approved legislation that requires employers to provide new mothers a clean and private space to pump their milk, adding to the board's long history of trying to make the city more equitable for workers even if that means more regulations for employers...
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President Donald Trump speaks before having lunch with Republican Senators and White House staffers in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 13, 2017 - 4:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional sources say President Donald Trump has told Republican senators that the House health care bill is "mean" and that the Senate version should be "more generous." The remarks were a surprising critique of a Republican-written House measure whose passage Trump fought...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to recuse from an investigation into possible ties between Moscow and associates of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 13, 2017 - 3:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on probes into possible contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russia (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he recused himself from the investigation into Trump campaign ties to Russia because he was involved in the campaign. Sessions...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse in the new Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Zinke on Monday, June 12, 2017, recommended that the new national monument in Utah be reduced in size and said Congress should step in to designate how selected areas of the 1.3 million-acre site are managed. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, File)
June 13, 2017 - 9:52 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to downsize the new Bears Ears National Monument in Utah was applauded by the state's top Republican leaders but marked a stinging setback for a coalition of Western tribes that pushed for protection of lands they consider sacred...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse in the new Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Zinke on Monday, June 12, 2017, recommended that the new national monument in Utah be reduced in size and said Congress should step in to designate how selected areas of the 1.3 million-acre site are managed. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, File)
June 13, 2017 - 2:59 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to downsize the new Bears Ears National Monument in Utah was applauded by the state's top Republican leaders but marked a stinging setback for a coalition of Western tribes that pushed for protection of lands they consider sacred...
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June 12, 2017 - 11:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans and Democrats reached agreement late Monday on a new package of sanctions on Russia amid the firestorm over Russia's meddling in the presidential election and investigations into Moscow's possible collusion with members of President Donald Trump's campaign. Top...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2010, file photo, then-Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., right, and then- House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., speak to reporters outside the White House in Washington, after their meeting with President Barack Obama. House Republicans headed toward a vote June 8, 2017, on dismantling sweeping financial rules established under Obama that were designed to head off economic meltdowns. Republicans are arguing that the many requirements imposed under what is known as the Dodd-Frank Act have actually harmed economic growth by making it harder for consumers and businesses to get credit.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
June 08, 2017 - 5:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House approved sweeping legislation Thursday to undo much of former President Barack Obama's landmark banking law created after the 2008 economic crisis that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes. The largely party-line vote was 233-186, as...
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June 08, 2017 - 1:41 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is a step closer to allowing people to carry a concealed handgun in certain places without a permit. On a 64-51 vote, the House gave its final approval Thursday on the measure. It would allow someone at least 18 years old and not otherwise prohibited by law to...
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