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Bill banning gender-affirming care for minors moves forward

Charleston City Paper 22 Feb 2024
The measure passed 4-3 along party lines after several hearings in recent ...

Alabama House committee advances education savings account bill

Longview News-Journal 22 Feb 2024
The Ways and Means Education Committee approved, 11-4, in a Thursday morning vote along party lines. All four Democrats were against the Creating Hope and Opportunity for Our Students’ Education Act ... It is also Gov ... Rep ... ....

Republicans vote to make it harder to amend Missouri Constitution

Waco Tribune-Herald 22 Feb 2024
State senators voted 22-9 along party lines to also require a majority of votes in five of the state's eight congressional districts to approve amendments ... to become Alabama offensive line coach.

Wisconsin Assembly approves constitutional amendment to limit governor's authority over federal funds

Longview News-Journal 22 Feb 2024
The Assembly voted along party lines Thursday, with all Democratic lawmakers opposed, to advance a proposed constitutional amendment that seeks to limit the governor's authority over how some federal funds are spent in Wisconsin ... 9 primary ... ....

Tennessee House panel passes potentially unconstitutional ban on expelled lawmakers

Victoria Advocate 22 Feb 2024
Rep. Johnny Garrett, R-Goodlettsville, at right, is sponsoring a measure that would ban expelled lawmakers from being able to return to office. (Photo ... The House State Government Committee voted 14-5 along party lines to move a bill by Rep ... Justin J.

Washington bill allowing even-numbered year elections only clears committee

Ellensburg Daily Record 22 Feb 2024
OLYMPIA — The Washington Senate State Government & Elections has voted to advance House Bill 1932, which would allow cities to move all their elections to even-numbered years ... HB 1932 originally cleared the House along party lines in a 52-44 vote.

Parole, ‘good time’ credit would mostly disappear in Louisiana under these Jeff Landry bills

The Advocate 22 Feb 2024
The committee advanced all three of the bills along party lines with five Democrats voting against them and nine Republicans voting in favor ... Wednesday along party lines, with Democrats in opposition.

GOP state senators in Georgia vote to end automatic voter registration

The Eagle-Tribune 22 Feb 2024
The Senate Ethics Committee voted along party lines, 6-5, to approve legislation that would end automatic voter registration, a policy that registers eligible Georgians when they get their driver’s licenses unless they decline to sign up.

Assembly passes 'forever chemicals' bill, though Evers is not likely to sign it

Oshkosh Northwestern 22 Feb 2024
MADISON – A bill crafted to address the state's growing number of "forever chemical" contaminations passed in the Assembly Thursday, sending it to Gov ... The bill was approved along party lines, with Republicans in support and Democrats in opposition.

Super Bowl gunfire must lead to change

Ravalli Republic 22 Feb 2024
ANOTHER VIEW . KANSAS CITY STAR. Even after at least nine children were treated for gunshot wounds at a Kansas City hospital, Missouri Republicans still won't address the state's loose gun laws ... ... Nor should the debate fall along party lines ... .

Iowa Senate Republicans pass ‘religious freedom’ bill; Dems worry it will allow discrimination

Dispatch Argus 22 Feb 2024
Supporters say the bill is needed because, in their view, U.S ... 20, 2024 Editorial ... That proposed amendment was defeated along party lines ... Sen ... He said the Democratic Party’s motivations have changed in the three decades since that law was passed.

Citizens for Local Choice hosts local town hall, looking to challenge state law neutering local ...

The Argus Press 22 Feb 2024
BENNINGTON TWP ... It’s scheduled to take effect on Nov ... The bill was one of several passed along party lines by the Democrat-controlled Legislature in 2023 designed to help transition the state to 100% carbon-free energy generation by 2040 ... State Rep ... .

Kent County rejects calls to expand early childhood millage 

Grand Rapids Business Journal 22 Feb 2024
Credit. Courtesy of First Steps Kent ... Keep up with all things West Michigan business. Sign up for our free newsletters today ... The board spent nearly two hours discussing the proposed amendment before voting it down largely along party lines ... .

Southern lawmakers rethink long-standing opposition to Medicaid expansion

The Virginian-Pilot 22 Feb 2024
Since a 2012 Supreme Court ruling rendered the ACA’s Medicaid expansion optional, it has remained a divisive issue along party lines in some states.

Lawmakers vote along party lines on amendment for abortion, birth control

Republican American 21 Feb 2024
HARTFORD – State lawmakers Wednesday voted largely along party lines to resurrect a proposed constitutional amendment on reproductive freedom. The preliminary vote of the Government Administration and Elections Committee kicks… ... LOG IN ... * ... .