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Topic - House Committee
Security surveillance video from the Louisiana Capitol complex would be kept off-limits under a bill headed for full House debate, a measure that supporters say would boost safety in the buildings.
A contentious bill delaying the phase-in of Ohio's renewable energy and efficiency standards cleared a key legislative panel Tuesday, as state lawmakers seek to finish the measure before leaving for summer break.
Lawmakers in the House Wednesday put the brakes on efforts to place new restrictions and transparency rules on the nearly $7 million in Tulane University scholarships handed out each year by legislators.
Michigan lawmakers are waiting a day to hold an initial vote on giving $195 million in state money to help Detroit emerge from bankruptcy while potentially keeping the city under oversight for decades.
A contentious proposal increasing taxes on Ohio oil-and-gas drillers - but by less than what Gov. John Kasich wants - narrowly cleared a state House committee Tuesday, after objections from both Democrats and anti-tax Republicans.
Better late than never. Had it been up to me, there would have been a special select House committee — with a special prosecutor — to look into all aspects of the Benghazi scandal a year or more ago.
The Pentagon posted a narrow win Wednesday as a House panel endorsed leaving the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders.
The former deputy of the state economic development agency that approved a $75 million loan guarantee for Curt Schilling's 38 Studios is the second witness to decline to testify before a House committee reviewing the deal.
State lawmakers are looking for ways to provide more money to politically powerful volunteer fire companies who say their ambulance services are losing money.
The Morganza-to-the-Gulf levee protection system, which has inched its way along the federal authorization process for decades, moved forward during a hearing before a subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
The new chairwoman of the House committee that has been looking into the failed 38 Studios deal is holding her first hearing.
University of Texas System regent Wallace Hall may have committed impeachable offenses in his campaign to oust Bill Powers from the presidency of the system's flagship Austin university, according to a draft of a long-awaited legislative committee report.
A bill declaring that the federal government has no authority to regulate prairie chickens in Kansas cleared a legislative committee Tuesday after members jettisoned a provision making it a felony for federal workers to try.
A House committee is preparing to take up a bill that would eliminate criminal charges for possessing small amounts of marijuana.
Missouri House Republican leaders are vowing to consider one of their top priorities, legislation known to supporters as "right to work," when lawmakers return from their weeklong break.