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Topic - Senate
How large a role should the federal government have in educating American children? It's a politically sensitive question dividing the Republicans in Mississippi's U.S. Senate race this year.
Most of Illinois' 860 school districts would see cuts in funding if the state's temporary tax increase is rolled back as scheduled, according to a document being circulated as part of Illinois Democrats' campaign to preserve the tax hike and push to update the state's school funding formula.
Six-term state Sen. Bob Odell said Friday that he will not seek re-election this fall.
Alabama lieutenant governors are remembering the former secretary of the Alabama Senate, McDowell Lee, for his dedication and service to the state and to them.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, along with former governors Jeb Bush and Bob Martinez, made an urgent last-minute plea for legislators to pass a tuition break to students who entered the country illegally.
When the former leader of New York's Senate goes on trial next month for the second time, he'll stand accused of only two charges under a revised fraud case alleging he took actual bribes or kickbacks.
Among the major issues left to cover at the Arizona Legislature before the session ends is how to regulate the increasingly popular ridesharing programs like Uber and Lyft.
The Alaska House has passed a bill that would symbolically recognize 20 Alaska Native languages as official languages of the state.
In a foretaste of a potential general election matchup, Democratic U.S. Senate Kay Hagan and Republican rival Thom Tillis released dueling ads Thursday about the health care law and a messy personnel matter in the office of Tillis, the state House speaker.
After months of emotional debate, New Hampshire's Senate on Thursday voted to leave intact the state's centuries-old death penalty.
The Senate has backed down in its standoff with the House over Gov. Bill Haslam's bill to limit the sale of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine.
Missouri lawmakers passed a pair of bills Thursday to prevent people younger than 18 from purchasing electronic cigarettes, but opponents argue the legislation would pave the way for the nicotine products to be sold with fewer restrictions.
A bill intended to change funding and programming for job training and establish an apprenticeship program has won the support of a divided Iowa Senate.
A group called Keep Louisiana Working released a television ad titled "Actress Mary" on Thursday to call out Sen. Mary Landrieu for recreating comments from a Senate hearing so she could use them in a 60-second campaign spot.
Gov. Sean Parnell said repealing the state's oil tax system would "kill" oil production.