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Vermont marijuana legalization bill passes key hurdle

A Vermont measure that would legalize small amounts of marijuana for personal use has passed a House committee. The House Judiciary Committee voted 8-3 to approve the bill Wednesday. The … Click to Continue »

Minors seeking abortions in West Virginia may have to get permission from a judge first

Just how far is too far to go in limiting women’s access to choice? Well, West Virginia is determined to find out. On Monday, its House of Delegates Committee on the Judiciary sent House Bill 2002, a bill that places restrictions onShow More Summary

Complicated State Taxes for Business Travelers

Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a markup of HB 1393, the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017. The bill limits states from imposing or collecting individual income tax on people who are in the state for less than 30 days. Most states technically require such payments when someone is in […]

Bill changes burden of proof for terminating parents' rights

New Hampshire would face a higher burden of proof in terminating a parent's rights under a bill before a House committee. The House Judiciary Committee is holding a public hearing … Click to Continue »

Manufacturers Support Committee Action on Mobile Workforce Bill

The NAM is pleased that the House Judiciary Committee on March 21 is slated to consider the Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act (H.R. 1393) introduced by U.S. Rep....

Arizona Bill Would Require Medical Intervention If an Aborted Fetus Shows Signs of Life

Senate Bill 1367 passed through the Arizona Senate in February, then through the House Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety on Wednesday. If signed into law, the bill would force doctors to perform useless procedures on unviable fetuses. Read more...

North Dakota casino proposal dealt blow by committee

North Dakota's Republican House majority leader has been dealt a blow in his attempt to allow for more casinos in the state. The House Judiciary Committee gave Rep. Al Carlson's … Click to Continue »

5 Outrageous Examples of Animal Abuse This Week

Click here for reuse options! A new bill to prevent animal cruelty has garnered widespread support on both sides of the aisle. Senior Republican and Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee, seeking to "empower the FBI toShow More Summary

Pennsylvania Bill Seeks to Protect Babies and Moms from Future Kermit Gosnells

A bill now before the House Judiciary Committee seeks to provide greater protection for babies and mothers in Pennsylvania. House Bill 643, sponsored by state Rep. Matthew Baker (R-Bradford, Potter, Tioga Counties), would ensure that there are no time limits for prosecuting infanticide. The measure would also expand the window of opportunity for prosecuting illegal […]

Jobs, not frivolous class-action lawsuits

To the editor: My organization agrees with Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and author of the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act: “Frivolous lawsuits have no place in our legal system, and the true victims of frivolous lawsuits are often small businesses...

House committee takes up immigration bills

Rhode Island state legislators are debating proposed changes that could affect how the state reacts to President Donald Trump's promised immigration enforcement crackdown. The House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday is … Click to Continue »

South Carolina Panel Passes Bill to Ban Dismemberment Abortions Tearing Babies Limb From Limb

The Unborn Child Protection  from Dismemberment Abortion Act (H 3548) cleared its first hurdle today passing the Constitutional Laws Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee by a vote of 3-0. Voting in favor of the dismemberment...Show More Summary

House Committee approves judicial override bill

Lawmakers moved a step closer to passing legislation that would prohibit judges from imposing a death sentence when a jury has recommended life imprisonment. The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday … Click to Continue »

Lawmakers tell special counsel to resume impeachment probe

Alabama lawmakers are telling a lawyer to resume a long-paused impeachment investigation of Gov. Robert Bentley. The House Judiciary Committee unanimously made the move Wednesday. A committee resolution directs special … Click to Continue »

Montana: Hearing Set for Senate Joint Resolution 11, Status Report on All Bills

There will be a public hearing for Senate Joint Resolution 11 before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, March 9th, beginning at 8AM. This post Montana: Hearing Set for Senate Joint Resolution 11, Status Report on All Bills appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

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2 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

More big-government bullying on the schedule for today: Reminder: House Judiciary committee meets at 1 p.m. today on HB63, which would penalize "sanctuary cities." https://t.co/uAqzbvhDA4 #NCPol — JoekillianPW (@JoekillianPW) March 7, 2017 Pay close attention to the short title:

A.M. Links: House GOP Releases Obamacare Replacement Bill, White House Defends Trump’s Wiretap Tweets, Deputy Attorney General Nominee Faces Senate Judiciary Committee

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

House Republicans have released their Obamacare replacement bill. "The White House on Monday attempted to defend President Trump's unfounded claim that former president Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower near the end of the presidential...Show More Summary

Judiciary Committee to meet on impeachment

After a pause of several months, the House Judiciary Committee is meeting again to discuss the possible impeachment of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley. The committee is scheduled to meet Tuesday … Click to Continue »

Colorado Knife Bill to Repeal Automatic Knife Prohibition Passes House Judiciary Committee

AKTI announced the House Judiciary Committee's passage of Colorado SB 17-008, legislation to repeal the prohibition of automatic and gravity knives. This post Colorado Knife Bill to Repeal Automatic Knife Prohibition Passes House Judiciary Committee appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

Alabama House committee meets on Bentley impeachment

A legislative committee is meeting on the impeachment investigation of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley. The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a Tuesday morning meeting to discuss the impeachment investigation. The … Click to Continue »

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