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Feb 01 2024
On Thursday, the Georgia Senate passed a bill which lays the groundwork for the legalization of sports betting in the state after a constitutional amendment that would give Georgia voters the final say was added at the last minute. Senate Bill 386 heads to the House chamber after receiving a favorable 35-15 vote, a large enough margin to meet the two-thirds majority required by the LegislatureGeorgia Recorder
Jun 07 2019
Joe Biden reversed his position Thursday night on a key issue to Democratic voters, revealing he no longer supports a measure that prohibits using federal funds to cover most abortions.
The former vice president's campaign had said he backed the law, known as the Hyde Amendment, as recently as Wednesday. His decision to throw out his long-held support of the measure came amid mountingSalon
Feb 05 2024
Paperwork submitted for proposed constitutional amendment to reform the Arkansas’ direct democracy process
Little Rock attorney David Couch submitted paperwork Monday for a proposed constitutional amendment to reform the state' direct democracy process, which would change how ballot language for proposed measures is approved and restrict the ability of the state legislature to change amendments initiated by voters. Couch said the amendment, which he filed with the attorney general's office, aims toArkansas Democrat-Gazette
Jan 31 2024
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Feb 08 2024
The Supreme Court has set aside 80 minutes for arguments in today’s historic dispute over whether former President Donald Trump disqualified himself from the ballot for his role in the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol. In reality, the debate will carry on for much longer. Trump’s attorney, Jonathan Mitchell, is expected to kick off the arguments a little after 10 a.m. ET with a briefCNN (Online News)
Jan 30 2024
Another sports gambling bill is advancing in Georgia, with supporters saying they believe they can legally set up betting under the purview of the Georgia Lottery Corporation without putting the issue to a statewide vote through a constitutional amendment. The Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee voted 8-2 Tuesday to advance Senate Bill 386, which would create 16 sports bettingQuartz
Feb 13 2024
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R) called on Vice President Kamala Harris to invoke the 25th Amendment against President Biden Tuesday, claiming that the president is not physically able to perform the duties of the job. Morissey argued Biden’s mental health is a serious concern after a 388-page special counsel report was released last week describing the president as a “well-The Hill
Feb 06 2024
NOW BEING REVIEWED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL? THAT AMENDMENT TITLE HAS BEEN SUBMITTED BY THE "LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF ARKANSAS." THE GROUP SAYS PREVIOUS BALLOT INITIATIVES HAVE FACED EXTENDED DELAYS OR DISPUTES OVER TITLES OF INITIATIVES. PROMPTING THE PROPOSAL OF A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO FOCUS ON THE BALLOT INITIATIVE PROCESS ITSELF. THE LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF ARKANSAS SAYS DIRECT4029 News
Jan 23 2024
A Massachusetts ballot panel has rejected a challenge to remove former President Donald Trump from the 2024 ballot over his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
The Massachusetts State Ballot Law Commission dismissed the case on procedural grounds, stating that the panel did not have the jurisdiction to weigh in on the matter. This is a significant victory for Trump, who is facing severalWashington Examiner
Feb 08 2024
Photos from outside SCOTUS as court hears Trump 14th Amendment disqualification arguments People line up outside the United States Supreme Court on Feb. 8, 2024, hoping to get a seat inside as the court reviews a ruling by a Colorado court that barred former President Donald Trump from appearing on the state’s Republican primary ballot due to his role in the Jan. 6, 2021 attacks on the U.S."USA Today" Contributor