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Arkansas LSC Follows Suit, Bans 12 & Under Tech

By Shawn Klosterman on SwimSwam The Arkansas Swimming House of Delegates recently voted to ban technical suits, with some exceptions, for all swimmers age 12 & under at meets hosted within the LSC's borders. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Arkansas LSC Follows Suit, Bans 12 & Under Tech

US congressional leader Ryan heads to Poland for talks

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan is leading a bipartisan congressional delegation to Warsaw to meet with Poland's president and prime minister following the recent deployment of thousands of U.S. troops … Click to Continue »

Patriots fire back at New York Times over photo comparison of Trump, Obama White House trips

The New England Patriots took the unusual step of commenting on a story and photos Wednesday, questioning the New York Times’ interpretation of the size of the team’s Super Bowl delegations to the White House during the Obama and Trump administrations. The photos showed a much larger group celebrating the 2015 Super Bowl victory with […]

Democrat Unseats Republican In Virginia Court Clerk Race

Virginia Democrats took control of a local court clerkship on Tuesday in a defeat for one of the state’s top Republican lawmakers. Democrat Jacqueline Smith, an attorney, beat Republican Jackson Miller, House of Delegates majority whip,...Show More Summary

Top US lawmaker Ryan visits European NATO allies next week

US House Speaker Paul Ryan will head a bipartisan delegation next week to Europe to meet with leaders of NATO allies including Estonia, his office said Wednesday, amid Russia's rising tensions with the West. The delegation will travel...Show More Summary

West Virginia expected to legalize medical pot

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The list of legal marijuana states is continuing to grow after a measure aiming to legalize medical cannabis in West Virginia was passed by the House of Delegates. The bill is headed to Gov. Jim Justice’s desk now; he is expected to sign it, making West Virginia the 30th state to legalize marijuana...

Actions Have Consequences: Lysistrata Edition

I’ll just leave this hear for your schadenfreude and viewing pleasure. Albo is quitting the Virginia House of Delegates. Video: Memories…Dave Albo says his wife rejected sex with him following his transvaginal ultrasound bill — lowkell (@lowkell) April 5, 2017

House OKs medical pot bill to boost minority businesses

Maryland would allow five more licenses to grow medical marijuana in the state under a measure approved by the House of Delegates that is aimed at boosting minority-owned business participation … Click to Continue »

Maryland Senate passes paid sick leave bill to House

The Maryland Senate has sent its bill on requiring paid sick leave over to the House of Delegates. The Senate voted 29-18 for the measure. That's a crucial vote, because … Click to Continue »

West Virginia lawmakers vote to eliminate wage bonds

West Virginia's House of Delegates has followed the Senate and voted to eliminate the state requirement that construction and mining companies post bonds to protect worker wages if they've operated … Click to Continue »

Maryland House fails to file Internet privacy bill late

The Maryland House of Delegates has fallen short in an effort to introduce an Internet privacy bill late in the session. The House voted 90-45 Monday to allow the bill … Click to Continue »

West Virginia advocates for the poor oppose food stamp bill

Advocates for low-income West Virginians are urging the House of Delegates to defeat a Senate-passed bill to establish a computerized system to verify whether 176,000 households getting food stamps are … Click to Continue »

House of Delegates considers change for gas-drilling rights

West Virginia's House is considering Senate-passed legislation to authorize natural gas producers to drill when three-fourths of those with royalty rights agree. At a House hearing Monday, witnesses were divided … Click to Continue ...

Iowa GOP Seeks Clean Sweep of Congressional Delegation for 1st Time Since 1954

It has been more than 60 years since the last time Republicans held all U.S. House and Senate seats in the Hawkeye State.

Legal Marijuana States: West Virginia Next to Get Medical Pot?

Senate Bill 386 is headed to the House of Delegates for consideration. If marijuana is "a gateway drug, it’s a gateway out of opioid addiction," said the bill's sponsor.

Bill increasing treatment beds passes West Virginia House

The West Virginia House of Delegates has passed a bill authorizing an increase in the number of beds available at facilities for substance abuse treatment. The bill passed on a … Click to Continue »

Maryland is about to become the third US state to ban fracking

Maryland's House of Delegates overwhelmingly passed a bill to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, earlier this month, and now the state's Senate has also approved the measure. This was the final obstacle for the bill; Governor Larry Hogan has said he will sign it. Show More Summary

Trumpcare Vote Day (Round 2) News Roundup for Friday, March 24, 2017

HEALTHCARE Yesterday, all day, Pres. Trump and Speaker Ryan tried to corral House Republicans behind a Trumpcare bill that Republicans kept peeling away from supporting – including 3 of NJ’s delegation. Last night, after a frustrating day for him, Trump...Read more

American Chiropractic Association Adopts Low Back Pain Treatment Guidelines

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA), during its annual House of Delegates meeting March 17, approved a resolution to adopt clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of low back pain from the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters (CCGPP). Show More Summary

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

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