Here’s Delegate Mike Pushkin, the only Jewish member of the House of Delegates, explaining the difference between an inconvenience and persecution, and why he voted against the RFRA bigotry bill: Wait for the mic drop moment at the ...
The push to have the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) replace each state’s own individual version of the test is gaining momentum, and fast. On February 8th, the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates adopted a resolution endorsing the adoption of the UBE in all states. The UBE enables test takers to “port” their scores to […]
Today, HRC and Fairness West Virginia, the statewide LGBT advocacy organization, denounced the shameful anti-LGBT bill (HB 4012) being pushed in the West Virginia state legislature that would put LGBT people -- and West Virginians of all walks of life -- at risk for discrimination. Show More Summary
Indiana style gay bashing bill is advancing: A controversial bill that proponents say will restore religious freedom but opponents say will weaken local nondiscrimination ordinances is up for a vote in the House of Delegates on Thursday. The West Virginia Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which opponents are calling the “License to Discriminate” Act, was on […]
A bill has passed through the Virginia House of Delegates this week that would make it illegal to smoke in a car with a child under the age of eight. Continue reading Smoking in a car with children may get you fined in Virginia Smoking...Show More Summary
The Maryland House of Delegates and House Speaker Michael E. Busch, has announced that University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA and University of Maryland Medical System President and CEO Robert Chrencik, MBA, are recipients of the "Speaker's Medallion," the highest honor given to the public by the leader of the Maryland House of Delegates.
National Law Journal, Nationalized Bar Exam Endorsed by ABA: Bar admission authorities across the nation should move quickly to adopt the uniform bar exam, the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates decided Monday. The house adopted a resolution endorsing the exam, which enables takers to carry their scores to other...
Before joining Senate, lawmaker voted in House of Delegates to override Gov. Hogan’s veto.
Zucker served in the House of Delegates for five years; replaces former senator Karen Montgomery.
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is dropping out of the race for the White House, sources told CNN Wednesday. After a dismal performance in the Iowa caucus -- receiving only 1 percent of the vote, resulting in zero delegates -- there had been speculation that Santorum might withdraw his candidacy for the Republican nod.
The ABA House of Delegates should encourage state bar examiners to join the 21st century by adopting the Uniform Bar Exam.
On Friday, the Virginia Senate passed two landmark pieces of non-discrimination legislation that now advance to the Virginia House of Delegates. Senate Bill 12 would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in state and local government employment. Show More Summary
A small, bipartisan coalition from the House of Delegates will participate in Saturday’s Polar Bear Plunge to support the Special Olympics.
Russia will resume its work in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) only when the country's delegation will see all its credentials returned without exception, speaker of the Russian lower house of parliament s...
Vice President Joe Biden's office invited a delegation of six cancer experts to a meeting with his scientific staff and President Obama's scientific staff to discuss new national cancer initiatives in precision medicine, research and cancer clinical trials. Show More Summary
House of Delegates will vote on whether to reverse at least two vetoes; Senate to act Thursday.
Sergei Naryshkin, the speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament, the State Duma, said that Russian delegation will not going to participate in January session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
Jenna McLaughlin, reporting for The Intercept: Apple CEO Tim Cook lashed out at the high-level delegation of Obama administration officials who came calling on tech leaders in San Jose last week, criticizing the White House for a lack...Show More Summary
The possibility that Grand Forks Air Forks Base could temporarily host unaccompanied minors crossing the country's southern border has drawn more criticism from members of North Dakota's congressional delegation.
Jenna McLaughlin at The Intercept writes that Apple CEO Tim Cook “lashed out at the high-level delegation of Obama administration officials who came calling on tech leaders in San Jose last week.” (more…)