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Sep 21 2023
Arizona Attorney General Joins Representatives Nguyen & Bliss in Urging Repeal of Unlawful Phoenix Ordinance for Overseas Firearm Transfer
PHOENIX, AZ – In response to a 1487 complaint filed one month ago by House Judiciary Chairman Quang Nguyen and Vice Chair Selina Bliss, the Arizona Attorney General's Office has issued an investigative report concurring with the legislators. The report finds that the recently passed City of Phoenix ordinance permitting the transfer of 599 unclaimed firearms to Ukraine's national police forceThe Prescott Times
Apr 06 2023
(CNN) -- The Tennessee House of Representatives has begun discussing the possibility of expelling three Democratic lawmakers ahead of a vote later Thursday after they were accused of breaking House rules when they protested inside the chamber last week to call for gun reform. Protesters flooded the state Capitol as the legislators were set to take up three resolutions filed by GOP lawmakersCBS News (Online)
Sep 07 2023
PALMER — The Mat-Su school board on Wednesday night sharply restricted the ability of its single student representative to participate in meetings, putting new limits on a position created more than 40 years ago. At the packed meeting at the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District administrative building, dozens of students wore yellow shirts to show support for student voices. Many wavedAnchorage Daily News
Jul 14 2023
Defense bill with anti-abortion measures passes House of Representatives over objections from Ohio Democrats
WASHINGTON, D. C. - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday voted largely along party lines to approve an $886 billion defense authorization bill that contained controversial provisions that would block the Pentagon from paying for service members’ abortion-related expenses or transgender care. All 10 of Ohio’s Republicans in Congress supported the bill, which passedCleveland Plain Dealer
Aug 16 2023
Democrat 2024 presidential hopeful Robert F. Kennedy Jr. hired a Republican lawmaker in New Hampshire—an unusual move by the candidate widely regarded as a moderate appealing to both ends of the political aisle. Mr. Kennedy hired Aidan Ankarberg, a sitting Republican state representative in New Hampshire. Mr. Ankarberg assumed office on Dec. 7, 2022, and represents Strafford 7. First reportedThe Epoch Times
Mar 22 2023
Months after Kansas voters decided to uphold protections for abortion rights, the state's House of Representatives approved a bill based on the disputed idea that providers leave newborns to die after unsuccessful abortions. The bill passed with a 88-34 vote. The vast majority of abortions are performed before the point in pregnancy when a fetus would theoretically survive, according to theABC News (Online)
Jun 08 2023
The US House of Representatives has been forced to postpone all votes until next week – paralyzed by a revolt against its Republican speaker, Kevin McCarthy, by ultra-conservative members of his own party.
The standoff between McCarthy and a hardline faction of his own Republican majority has forced the chamber into a holding pattern that looks likely to persist until at least Monday.The Guardian
Apr 12 2023
Shelby County Commissioners reappointed Justin Pearson to the Tennessee House of Representatives Wednesday to cries of applause and cheers of excitement.
“When we went to the well of the House myself, Rep. (Gloria) Johnson and Rep. (Justin) Jones, we said we have an allegiance to a people, people who are tired of business as usual," Pearson said. “We do not speak alone. We speakThe Tennessean
Dec 30 2022
U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse’s star rose a bit higher in the Democratic caucus with the party’s recent leadership selection. The Lafayette Democrat was recently re-elected to his third term. It will also be his first as a member of the minority party in the House of Representatives. But in it, he’ll lead his party’s messaging arm from the No. 5 spot in leadership. His new role as chair of theThe Denver Post
Dec 28 2022
The U.S. House of Representatives is banning TikTok on all House-managed devices, moving to get in sync with a new law banning the app on executive branch government phones amid mounting national-security concerns.
The Chief Administrative Officer advised House members and their staff that the social-media application was banned from phones for all House members and staff effectiveWall Street Journal (News)