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Impasse at Minnesota Capitol on taxes, guns brings 2020 into focus

Republicans are using their three-seat majority in the state Senate to block the ambitious agenda of newly elected DFL Gov. Tim Walz.

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Where's Mick? Trump acting chief of staff has low-key style

As President Donald Trump struggled with mounting Republican defections over his emergency declaration to pay for a border wall, his acting White House chief of staff wasn't on Capitol Hill cajoling former colleagues or in the West Wing making calls.

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On-time budgets have long been a priority for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a way to demonstrate government effectiveness. That's why it is noteworthy that Cuomo's top budget director … Click to Continue »

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As President Donald Trump struggled with mounting Republican defections over his emergency declaration to pay for a border wall, his acting White House chief of staff wasn't on Capitol Hill … Click to Continue »

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Hawaii students ‘strike’ to combat climate change

Students as young as age 12 took turns at the mike at the “Hawaii Youth Climate Strike,” rallying a crowd of more than 200 Friday at the Capitol to take action to preserve the planet.

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As President Donald Trump struggled with mounting Republican defections over his emergency declaration to pay for a border wall, his acting White House chief of staff wasn't on Capitol Hill … Click to Continue »

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On-time budgets have long been a priority for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a way to demonstrate government effectiveness. That's why it is noteworthy that Cuomo's top budget director … Click to Continue »

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump struggled with mounting Republican defections over his emergency declaration to pay for a border wall, his acting White House chief of staff wasn't on Capitol Hill cajoling former colleagues or in the West…

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WASHINGTON (AP) " As President Donald Trump struggled with mounting Republican defections over his emergency declaration to pay for a border wall, his acting White House chief of staff wasn't on Capitol Hill cajoling former colleagues or in the West Wing making calls.Instead, Mick Mulvaney was in...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " As President Donald Trump struggled with mounting Republican defections over his emergency declaration to pay for a border wall, his acting White House chief of staff wasn't on Capitol Hill cajoling former colleagues or in the West Wing making calls.Instead, Mick Mulvaney was in...

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Pension tensions: Public employee groups say 2010 reforms are unfair, could be illegal, and will cost taxpayers billions

SPRINGFIELD – Officials from several public employee groups told state lawmakers Thursday that the pension reform measures enacted in 2010 are patently unfair and possibly illegal. And, in the case of public school teachers, the relatively new pension structure might soon fall out of compliance...

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Proposal would require Illinois high schools to provide path to associate degree

SPRINGFIELD – A state senator wants to give all Illinois high school students the opportunity to walk across the graduation stage with an associate degree to complement their diploma. Senate Minority Leader Bill Brady, a Bloomington Republican, told the Senate Education Committee this week he is...

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Home alone at 12? Lawmaker wants to lower age kids can be left alone

SPRINGFIELD – At what age should it be legal for a child to be at home alone, or to be caring for younger siblings? In Illinois, it’s currently 14, the strictest such law in the nation for more than 25 years. One Republican lawmaker wants that changed to 12. “This law came into place decades...

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Arizona youth call for action on climate change at Capitol rally

The group of high school students have been planning the event for two months and hope to help others understand the urgency of climate change.         

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Arizona youth call for action on climate change at Capitol rally

The group of high school students have been planning the event for two months and hope to help others understand the urgency of climate change.         

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Arizona youth call for action on climate change at Capitol rally

The group of high school students have been planning the event for two months and hope to help others understand the urgency of climate change.         

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Arizona youth call for action on climate change at Capitol rally

The group of high school students have been planning the event for two months and hope to help others understand the urgency of climate change.         

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Arizona youth call for action on climate change at Capitol rally

The group of high school students have been planning the event for two months and hope to help others understand the urgency of climate change.         

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Arizona youth call for action on climate change at Capitol rally

The group of high school students have been planning the event for two months and hope to help others understand the urgency of climate change.         

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Arizona youth call for action on climate change at Capitol rally

The group of high school students have been planning the event for two months and hope to help others understand the urgency of climate change.         

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