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Topic - Ways And Means Committee
The Oregon Legislature moved late Thursday to give Oregon Health & Science University all of the $200 million it requested for cancer research facilities.
House Republicans said Friday that the IRS has agreed to turn over documents and emails from Lois G. Lerner, the agency's former employee who was at the center of the tea party targeting scandal.
Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, said Thursday that despite some recent jockeying and perceived turmoil in the Republican party, the GOP is "where the action is" and "the center of gravity is shifting."
Patients and medical experts told Iowa lawmakers Wednesday about the positive uses of medical marijuana, arguing the medical community and public could benefit from the drug.
State Rep. Mike Anthony is dropping out of the race to be South Carolina's next superintendent and will instead seek a seventh House term.
Some nonprofit organizations say Maryland's estate tax is driving their wealthy donors out of state during retirement. They support a new bill raising the estate tax exemption to $5.34 million per spouse.
Rep. Dave Camp insisted Wednesday his plan to overhaul America's tax code can gain traction and pass this Congress, despite little appetite by key players to take it on in an election year and term limits that will edge him out as chairman of the House's tax committee in 2015.
A state Senate committee has recommended passage of a gas tax increase in New Hampshire.
A House committee is voting on four gambling proposals, including one from the special commission appointed to study regulatory issues after a casino billed failed last year.
If you want a lesson on how the legislative process in Mississippi sometimes turns from fact-based analysis to "trust me" politics, sit in on a meeting of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Lobbying behind closed doors, Washington's largest health insurance company persuaded Republicans in the state Senate to gut a widely supported bill that aimed to reveal health care price and quality information to consumers.
Casino watchers will be closely following action Tuesday in New Hampshire's House Ways and Means Committee on a bill that is the product of a special gambling commission.
The Senate Ways and Means Committee is going to be taking up on Tuesday the thorny issue of whether to raise New Hampshire's tax on gas and diesel.
Hawaii's minimum wage would rise by almost $3 in three years under a bill the state Senate advanced Friday.
The Maryland Senate has passed a measure allowing wagering on games of chance at home.