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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - General Assembly
The business of ending wars, keeping the peace and solving hunger and poverty apparently has its privileges, at least when it come to pay.
The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church USA on Thursday approved same-sex marriage.
Hundreds of legislative protesters on Monday tested the limits of a new court order uprooting rules that they said were designed to keep them at bay - and the result was 19 arrests.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe just vetoed a unanimously passed General Assembly bill that would have removed any possibility or appearance of unethical campaign contribution dealings from a fund he controls. Surprising?
North Carolina Republican legislators unhappy that trial judges keep striking down laws they passed now want the rules of the game changed for future similar litigation. Democrats say their GOP colleagues are just sore losers after passing unconstitutional legislation.
After nearly 11 hours of sitting, waiting for a lawmaker who never arrived, 14 legislative protesters were arrested at North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis' office early Wednesday morning.
Journal & Courier, Lafayette. May 27, 2014.
Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed a pair of bills Friday that would have prevented him from asking for political donations from companies seeking loans or grants from a state economic development fund.
The North Carolina House of Representatives is honoring its 220th anniversary by convening at the old State Capitol Building.
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan is pushing to give small companies equal access to tax breaks that big corporations have, but the proposal has been met with skepticism in the state's business community, including about what effect it actually would have.
Former state Rep. Donna Rowland Barrett has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Tennessee State Election Commission.
House Speaker Thom Tillis says he won't veer from the conservative policies he championed before winning the Republican primary for U.S. Senate last week as he leads the chamber for the final year.
North Carolina's unemployed should have to keep showing photo identification and prove they're looking for work each week if they want to keep receiving jobless benefits, Gov. Pat McCrory said Monday.
State lawmakers reached a midnight deadline to close out an election-year legislative session marked by disagreement over whether Connecticut's economy is finally improving after the recession.
President Obama says it's up to him to decide which laws he will faithfully execute and which ones he will ignore or alter with the stroke of his pen.