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2 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Va. Lawmakers Return to Consider McAuliffe Vetoes

Virginia lawmakers are returning to Richmond to consider Gov. Terry McAuliffe's changes to the General Assembly's 2014 legislation.


Related Topix: Virginia Government, Virginia, Law

6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

In this April 9, 2013, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks with reporters about gun control at the Capitol in Washington.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Painting, Arts, Law, Senator Kay Hagan

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Republicans in NC's Senate race trade few hits

Thom Tillis, the speaker of the North Carolina House, defended his legislative record while tea party favorite Greg Brannon picked at him on the health care overhaul and national education standards.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Law, Davidson College

Park Record

Correction: Illinois Medicaid-Overpayments story

In a story April 18 about Illinois Medicaid paying an estimated $12 million for services for people listed in state records as deceased, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the state's contract with Maximus Health Services ended last year.


Related Topix: Law, Illinois, Illinois Government, US News, Park City, UT

Fox 23

Massachusetts issues restrictions for painkiller Zohydro

Gov. Deval Patrick has laid out new restrictions for the use of Zohydro, a powerful new painkiller, after a federal judge ruled earlier this month that his attempt at an outright ban was unconstitutional.


Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Law

WTVF Nashville

Democrats Bemoan Lack Of Medicaid Expansion

Democratic leaders said Republican Governor Bill Haslam's decision not to expand Medicaid in Tennessee cast a dark shadow over his signature plan to cover tuition at two-year colleges.


Related Topix: Law, Bill Haslam, Nashville, TN

ABC News

Court Critical of Ohio Law Punishing Campaign Lies

The Supreme Court appears to be highly skeptical of laws that try to police false statements during political campaigns, raising doubts about the viability of such laws in more than 15 states.


Related Topix: Law, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Stephen Breyer, Anthony Kennedy, 2012 Presidential Election

KTRE-TV Lufkin

General Motors seeks more protection from suits

Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village... Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what ... (more)


Related Topix: Law

The Wichita Eagle

Peters submits signatures to run for US Senate

U.S. Democratic Rep. Gary Peters talks to reporters before turning in signatures to run for Michigan's U.S. Senate on Monday, April 21, 2014 in Lansing, Mich.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin, Lansing, MI, Law

Bellingham Herald

Governor announces plan to expand Family Care

Gov. Scott Walker said Monday his administration is ready to start work on extending Family Care to Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto and Shawano counties.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Scott Walker, US Governors, Marinette, WI, Law, Medicaid, Health, Long Term Care

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Governor McAuliffe Touts First 100 Days in Office

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is celebrating his administration's accomplishments during its first 100 days in office.


Related Topix: US News, Law

Times Herald

Supreme Court skeptical of Coke's 'pomegranate juice'

Coca-Cola didn't get much love from the Supreme Court Monday in claiming that its pomegranate-blueberry juice is the real thing.


Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Drink, Soft Drinks, Law

KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Doctor convicted in outbreak to undergo evaluation

A former Nevada doctor at the center of a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak has been ordered into federal custody for a mental evaluation.


Related Topix: Law


Affordable Care Act only chips away at a core goal

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Law, Medicaid

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Sen. Warren willing to take on system

Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke with USA TODAY Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page outside of the Capitol about her new book, the issues she's most focused on and whether she'll run for president.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Scott Brown, Republican, Law

KMPH-TV Fresno

Dozens denied Navy base access due to past crimes

Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more stringent rules were put in place following a fatal shooting aboard a... Dozens of transportation workers have been denied access to Navy bases on the East Coast because of their criminal histories since more ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sun Apr 20, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Your 2013 tax bill probably rose; here's why

Whether you filed your taxes months ago or are just finished your return, millions of Americans saw their 2013 tax bills go up.


Related Topix: Tax, Law, Social Security, Personal Finance

News Observer

GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon

In this March 19, 2014 photo, Oregon Republican Senate candidate, Monica Wehby speaks at a candidate forum in Lake Oswego, Ore.


Related Topix: US News, Gordon Smith, US Politics, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Oregon, Lake Oswego, OR, Law

WCAX-TV Burlington

Reservoir to be flushed because of urinating teen

A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.


Related Topix: Food Poisoning, Health, Law, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Will GOP's health law focus pay off in 2014 midterms?

Nonpartisan political handicapper Stuart Rothenberg said Sunday it's hard to imagine Republicans can run entirely on a platform against the Affordable Care Act from now until the November midterm elections.


Related Topix: Law, US News, State of the Union, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Barack Obama