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Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation react to State of the Union along party lines

Polk County Itemiser-Observer 09 Feb 2023
Oregon has eight congressional members, and five reacted to President Joe Biden’s second State of the Union address, including both U.S. senators. Their comments, which came soon after the end of the nearly 75-minute speech Tuesday, Feb. 7, followed party lines ... Members of Oregon’s congressional delegation react to State of the Union along party lines.

Indiana Republicans back partisan school boards switch

Journal Review 09 Feb 2023
The Indiana House elections committee voted 6-4 along party lines to endorse a bill to establish a system allowing each of the state’s nearly 300 school boards to decide whether to require candidates to declare a political party or a voter ...

Federal lawmakers representing Cobb County react to State of the Union

Marietta Daily Journal 09 Feb 2023
As expected, Cobb County’s federal representatives were divided along party lines in their reactions to Tuesday night’s State of the Union address from President Joe Biden ... .

Push to establish new court system in Mississippi Capitol district sparks hours-long debate

Enterprise Journal 09 Feb 2023
Claims of disenfranchisement and racism filled the House chamber before the measure passed along party lines. The Capitol Complex Improvement District (CCID) is one step closer to seeing the establishment of its own inferior courts in Mississippi’s capital city ... Those changes include. ....

Mississippi Republicans pass bill to create separate, unelected court in majority-Black city

Democratic Underground 09 Feb 2023
The bill, which local leaders have likened to apartheid-era laws and described as unconstitutional, would also expand a separate capitol police force, overseen by state authorities ... The bill passed largely along party lines in a 76-38 vote and will now travel to the state senate, where Republicans also hold a significant majority ... ............(more).

Bill to enhance protections for menstrual data gets bipartisan support

Victoria Advocate 09 Feb 2023
The bill’s author, Sen ... After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v ... The bill passed the Senate Tuesday 21-18 along party lines, with Sen ... “You haven’t brought those bills because you’ve told us you can count to 21 – you know abortion bans passed on party lines by this House would be voted down in the Senate.” ... ....

Is the unseating of Ilhan Omar a Pyrrhic victory? - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 09 Feb 2023
He vowed revenge, and he took it last week in a straight party-line vote.  ... It starts at the very top of their party.  ... The vote to remove the Republicans was bipartisan, the anti-Omar vote was right along party lines ... parties, even if they raise some inconvenient truths.

SC House approves bill allowing parents to sue over suspicions of racist classroom lessons

The Post and Courier 09 Feb 2023
The legislation passed 83-34 along party lines late Feb ... If a parent did attempt to sue, there would be no monetary damages involved but attorney fees and court costs could be recovered along with an order for the school district to comply with the law's provisions ... The one line ...

Panel passes bills aimed at transgender Oklahomans

Victoria Advocate 09 Feb 2023
OKLAHOMA CITY — A senate committee passed two bills aimed at transgender care on Wednesday. Senate Bill 613, by Sen. Julie Daniels, R-Bartlesville, would prohibit the provision of transgender health care to minors ... Daniels said she knows how divisive the issue is ... Both measures passed along party lines, 12-2, with Democrats voting against them ... Feb.

North Carolina Senate approves 'Parents’ Bill of Rights' along party lines, with GOP supermajority

Star Beacon 08 Feb 2023
RALEIGH, N.C. — Using their new supermajority in the state Senate for the first time Tuesday, North Carolina Republicans pushed along party lines to restrict what schools teach and how they can treat LGBTQ students ... .

Georgia reaction to Biden’s State of the Union falls along party lines

Victoria Advocate 08 Feb 2023
(The Center Square) — Like everything in modern political times, the reaction to President Joe Biden’s Tuesday evening State of the Union address fell along party lines. U.S. Rep ... "Those concerned about our economy, which is struggling to avoid a full-blown recession, were only told that the economy is great ... U.S. Rep ... "President Biden is correct ... U.S.

Local legislators defend "drag show" bill

The Saline Courier 08 Feb 2023
Representative Lanny Fite speaks at the Saline County Legislative Breakfast on Feb. 3. Destin Davis ... Fite said the amendments eliminated the word drag queen but that “you know that it’s drag queen the way that it identifies.” He said it passed along party lines in the committee and will pass along party lines in the house as well, which it did ... “ ... .

Republicans launch audit of Wisconsin licensing agency over complaints about backlog

Madison 08 Feb 2023
The Republican-led Joint Legislative Audit Committee voted along party lines to order the audit into the Department of Safety and Professional Services, which oversees ...

Colorado delegation reacts along partisan lines to Biden's State of the Union address

Colorado Springs Gazette 08 Feb 2023
Members of Colorado's congressional delegation split sharply — and predictably — along party lines Tuesday night in response to President Joe Biden's second State of the Union address ....

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