Legislation

FILE - In this March 18, 2009, file photo, Binghamton coach Kevin Broadus, center, looks on during a basketball practice for a first round NCAA college basketball game against Duke, in Greensboro, N.C. The NCAA says it will consider North Carolina as a host for championship events again after the state rolled back a law that limited protections for LGBT people. In a statement Tuesday, April 4, 2017, the governing body said its Board of Governors had reviewed moves to repeal repealed the so-called "bathroom bill" and replace it with a compromise law. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
April 04, 2017 - 12:58 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The NCAA has "reluctantly" agreed to consider North Carolina as a host for championship events again after the state rolled back a law that limited protections for LGBT people. The governing body said Tuesday its Board of Governors had reviewed moves to repeal the "bathroom...
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April 04, 2017 - 11:37 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A program to provide direct funds to Serbian Holocaust survivors all over the world has been launched in Serbia, an international Jewish group said Tuesday. The program results from a law passed last year in Serbia allowing for the restitution to the Jewish community of...
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The Capitol is mirrored in a parked car at dawn in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 04, 2017 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans were entertaining a White House offer Tuesday to revise the party's failed health care bill, as the GOP tried to resuscitate a measure that crashed spectacularly less than two weeks ago. The proposal was getting mixed reviews from conservative and moderate lawmakers...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2015, file photo, supporters of a bill to extend in-state tuition to students whose parents brought them into the country illegally signal their position on a motion from the well of the House chamber in Nashville, Tenn. From right are Reps. Mark White, R-Memphis; Joe Towns, D-Memphis, and Harry Brooks, R-Knoxville. A deeply conservative state, Tennessee voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump and his tough stance on immigration. And yet, Republican lawmakers are pushing a proposal that would allow public colleges to offer in-state tuition rates to students whose parents brought them into the country illegally. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig, File)
April 04, 2017 - 9:13 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A push to offer in-state college tuition rates to students whose parents brought them into the country illegally is picking up unlikely momentum from some Republicans in Tennessee, a deeply conservative state that voted overwhelmingly for President Donald Trump and his tough...
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In this Saturday, April 1, 2017, photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks at DynaLab, Inc. in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Pence and a few other White House officials made a new offer to conservative House Republicans late Monday on the GOP's failed health care bill, hoping to resuscitate a measure that crashed spectacularly less than two weeks ago. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
April 04, 2017 - 4:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials made a new offer to conservative House Republicans late Monday on the GOP's failed health care bill, hoping to resuscitate a measure that crashed spectacularly less than two weeks ago. Vice President Mike Pence and two top White House officials made the offer...
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April 04, 2017 - 12:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials made a new offer to conservative House Republicans late Monday on the GOP's failed health care bill, hoping to resuscitate a measure that crashed spectacularly less than two weeks ago. Vice President Mike Pence and two top White House officials made the offer...
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April 03, 2017 - 8:38 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers gave initial approval Monday to a measure that prevents law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration officials, a measure that proponents said rebukes President Donald Trump for his immigration crackdown. It makes California a statewide...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, clearing the way for the $8 billion project in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. From left are, TransCanada CEO Russell K. Girling, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Amid staff turmoil and shake-ups, travel bans blocked by federal courts and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, Trump is plucking away at another piece of his agenda: undoing Obama. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 03, 2017 - 7:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the turmoil over staff shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is steadily plugging away at a major piece of his agenda: Undoing Obama. From abortion to energy to climate change and personal investments, Trump is keeping...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. The Senate has approved legislation that would extend a program aimed at widening veterans' access to private-sector health care. The bill passed by voice vote. It would allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to continue operating its Choice program until its money runs out, expected early in 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
April 03, 2017 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday approved legislation that would extend a troubled program aimed at widening veterans' access to private-sector health care, the first step in an overhaul of programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill passed by voice vote. It would allow the VA to...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2016, file photo, Denise Kirchner hugs her daughter Madison while talking about an accidental shooting in their Toledo, Iowa home that occurred in November 2015. A 911 call showed that a quick emergency response helped save the life of Madison Kirchner, who was shot while her brother was cleaning a gun. A bill moving swiftly through the Iowa Legislature, in response to the public release of 911 calls in Tama County gun accidents, would make many 911 calls confidential. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
April 03, 2017 - 3:19 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Civil rights groups, media advocates and some lawmakers are opposing an Iowa bill that would end public access to many 911 calls, a broadly-worded measure that also could shield some police videos. The bill declares that 911 calls involving injured people are confidential "...
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