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  • Florida bill would let bullied students go to private school

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – From third to fifth grade, Alyson Hochstedler says bullies slammed her son into lockers and punched him. One threatened to stab him. The public school’s administration did little to stop his tormentors, she says, so the mother of five transferred her son to private school,...
  • Alabama House passes bill on church day care regulations

    A bill to add regulations for child care centers that are exempt from state licensing because of a church affiliation passed the Alabama House of Representatives this afternoon. The House passed the bill 86-5 after a long debate, mostly about an amendment that was eventually adopted in a close...
  • Trump, GOP plan White House celebration as tax bill OK nears

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Jubilant Republican lawmakers laid plans to join President Donald Trump at the White House for a victory celebration Wednesday as Congress moved one roll call away from approving the GOP’s paramount priority, the most thorough reshaping of the country’s tax system since the 1980s. “Workers benefit. Wages...
  • House Tax Reform Bill Is Good for Middle Class Families and Pro-Growth

    The U.S. House of Representatives is out with their draft version of tax reform today. If you want to get into the weeds, the bill, the detailed summary, and a bunch of one-pagers are all available here. The plan basically gets done what it needs to: it enacts permanent,...
  • New California Bill will require pet stores to sell rescued animals!

    A bill requiring pet stores to only sell certain rescue animals could make California the first state to do such a thing as the legislation headed to Gov. Brown’s desk Thursday. The state could be the first in the country to ban the sale of animals from puppy mills...
  • Donald Trump signs Russian sanctions bill!!!

    President Trump has signed a new package of sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, but issued a blistering statement insisting that the bill encroaches on the executive branch’s ability to conduct foreign policy. “Since this bill was first introduced, I have expressed my concerns to Congress about the...
  • Mitch McConnell Hits A New Low By Refusing To Tell Sick People What Is In The Healthcare Bill

    Mitch McConnell Hits A New Low By Refusing To Tell Sick People What Is In The Healthcare Bill By Jason Easley on Sat, Jun 17th, 2017 at 2:54 pm Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell turned down an offer to meet with more than 15 patient advocacy groups to keep...