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March 18, 2020 - 8:49 am
The Senate turned to a House-passed coronavirus response bill on Wednesday, even as lawmakers and the Trump administration worked behind the scenes to fashion a separate massive federal effort to speed emergency checks to Americans, relief to businesses and additional emergency funding for federal...
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December 31, 2019 - 10:37 am
A woman in New York City went to her doctor because of a sore throat. Then days later, she got a medical bill for more than $28,000. Alexa Kasdan, who is insured by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, wanted to be sure her cold symptoms weren't anything serious, so she made an appointment with...
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November 06, 2019 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony. The bill would expand a 2010 law that made creation or distribution of so-called "animal crushing" videos illegal. The new bill would make the underlying acts of cruelty a federal crime. The Senate...
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August 01, 2019 - 11:07 am
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Senators from California and Montana said Thursday that they plan to introduce a bipartisan bill that aims to protect communities from wildfires like the one that killed 85 people and destroyed much of the Northern California town of Paradise last year. Democrat Dianne...
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June 11, 2019 - 1:26 pm
Democratic lawmakers in New York have proposed a bill that would decriminalize prostitution. The new legislation, unveiled Monday, also looks to eliminate prior criminal records related to most sex work offenses. If passed, it would be the first of its kind in the U.S. Sens. Jessica Ramos and Julia...
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Rebekah Sager
June 05, 2019 - 1:24 pm
Lawmakers in Alabama have passed a bill that would punish child molesters by using chemical castration. The bill, known as HB 379, initially introduced by Republican State Rep. Steve Hurst, goes to Governor Kay Ivey to sign. The bill is designed to be used against sex offenders over the age of 21,...
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May 27, 2019 - 8:14 am
When Traci Voelke's husband, Army Major Paul Voelke, was killed in action seven years ago, she not only had to deal with losing her spouse – she also had to worry about her family's financial future. "There's an archaic rule on the books that [says] if you get money from the VA, that money offsets...
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Ameera Butt
May 21, 2019 - 3:11 pm
(KNX 1070) - Seeing circus animals could be no more. State lawmakers have taken a big step towards imposing a ban on the use of animals in circus acts. A measure from San Diego County Democratic lawmaker Ben Hueso was passed unanimously in the California Senate. Senate Bill 313 states the bill "...
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May 15, 2019 - 3:05 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act Wednesday, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act. To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a...
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April 08, 2019 - 11:27 am
The California legislature is considering a bill that would change the way sexual abuse allegations against health professionals would be reported. It's about how fast they're reported to state regulators. Critics say right now medical personnel can keep working for years, even after multiple...
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