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Stop pretending the California recall isn’t a partisan issue

Bangor Daily News 16 May 2021
Mariel Garza is a Los Angeles Times editorial writer ... Gavin Newsom out of a job as well ... It found that when it comes to removing the Democratic governor, voters are deeply split along party lines ... You can also follow that trend line geographically, as well ... That’s not out of line with its size ... But it is not ... More articles from the BDN ....

Texas heartbeat bill heads to Gov. Abbott’s desk

The Moore County News-Press 16 May 2021
(The Center Square) – A bill that would prohibit abortions from being performed after a baby’s heartbeat is detected is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. Both the state House and Senate passed the Texas Heartbeat Act, which Abbot said he intends to sign ... The bill, which passed along party lines, received support from a sole Democrat, Rep ... State Rep.

Gianforte signs bill to curb infrastructure protests

Independent Record 15 May 2021
... intact, and would only kick into effect when people crossed the line from protesting into criminal conduct ... The bill, which largely passed through the Legislature along party lines, includes an exemption for labor unions who protest as already permitted in federal law.

Bill limiting governor's emergency power signed into law

Montana Standard 15 May 2021
Sam Wilson. A bill requiring the Montana Legislature to approve any state of emergency that lasts longer than 45 days, while limiting the governor's powers during those events, has been signed into law. Gov ... The bill generally passed mostly along party lines as it made its way through the Legislature ... .

Political predictions from a prognosticating pundit, by John McGauley

The Keene Sentinel 15 May 2021
An extremely loyal member of the Democratic Party, she votes almost exclusively along that party’s lines ... Regardless of whether he runs or not, he’s the undisputed kingmaker in the Republican Party ... In my lifetime, I’ve heard countless times leaders of one party saying that the other one is “dead.” Baloney.

Missouri lawmakers pass high-profile gun bill on last day

San Francisco Chronicle 15 May 2021
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led Legislature passed a high-profile measure to ban local enforcement of federal gun laws with just an hour to spare before lawmakers' 6 p.m. Friday deadline. The GOP-led House voted 111-42 along party lines to send the firearms bill to Republican Gov ... Jered Taylor said ... Idaho Gov ... Louis Rep ... Parson... .

Minnesota House votes to legalize marijuana

The Hill 15 May 2021
The Minnesota House voted on Thursday largely along party lines to legalize marijuana.�. The Star Tribune reported that the House passed legislation to legalize marijuana, 72-61, with almost all Democrats and six Republicans voting to legalize the substance.� ... Gov ... The state of New York recently legalized recreational marijuana in March.� ... ....

Not Looking Good for Dems: Americans Deliver Brutally Honest Rejection of Kamala Harris

Hot Air 15 May 2021
By Nick Arama . May 15, 2021 10.30 AM ET. Share. Tweet. Share. Tweet. AP Photo/Evan Vucci ... While the poll was split along party lines, with Democrats having a 74 % favorable versus 19% unfavorable, and Republicans 84 % unfavorable versus 12 % favorable, it was the independent opinion of Harris that showing an unfavorable opinion of her, 57% to 32%.

Gov. Kevin Stitt removed from Tulsa Race Massacre Commission after signing controversial bill

Muskogee Phoenix 15 May 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov ... The commission said no elected officials were involved in the decision ... The new law, which also bans mandatory gender and sexual diversity training for students enrolled in Oklahoma colleges and universities, passed out of the Republican-controlled Legislature overwhelmingly and largely along party lines ... In mid-January, U.S. Sen ... .

Congress calls for workforce safety plans for agencies, reskilling oversight and more

Federal News Radio 15 May 2021
Their complaints prompted him to introduce the amendment, which the committee voted down along party lines ...Federal employees in the skilled trades commute along the same routes and face the same living costs as their salaried coworkers, and there is no rational reason why ...

Scott County Board of Supervisors votes to appoint auditor to replace Moritz

Quad-City Times 14 May 2021
Voting along party lines Thursday the Scott County Board of Supervisors approved a motion to appoint a person to fill the Scott County Auditor vacancy by a vote of 3-2 ... .

French court upholds 'politically motivated' ban on Palestine solidarity demo

The New Arab 14 May 2021
French police on Thursday banned Saturday's demonstration called over Israel's bombardment of Gaza ... French politicians were mostly split along party lines over the protest ban, with Macron's centre-right party and the right-wing opposition supporting the move, while leftists called it an unacceptable attack on freedom of expression ... ....

Montana gov signs major increase to school tax credit

Ravalli Republic 14 May 2021
Gov. Greg Gianforte has signed a major increase in school tax credits into law. House Bill 279 from Rep ... The bill passed through the Legislature largely along party lines with majority Republicans in support and minority Democrats opposed ... For private schools, funds go to scholarships that prospective students may apply for ... .

NEPA counties, metro cities can now get fiscal relief totaling $330 million

Standard-Speaker 14 May 2021
The U.S ... Rep. Matt Cartwright announced Monday ... The American Recue Plan, which Democrats pushed through Congress along party line votes in March, authorizes the funding, which is meant to help states, counties and municipalities keep public employees on payroll and maintain essential services, Cartwright said ... Contact the writer. ... ....

Critics question ‘irresponsible’ use of Covid relief money for Syracuse basketball mural

The Post-Standard 14 May 2021
Both Tenney and Katko voted against the $1.9 trillion plan, which passed the House with a vote split along party lines ... of this bill will not be spent until after 2022 and will add to the billions in unspent relief funding,” Katko said after the bill passed along party lines.

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