General Assembly Headlines

  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ LAWMAKERS SHOULD DEBATE THE FUTURE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY IN PENNSYLVANIA, Dec. 10 Nuclear energy is a thorny issue to navigate as we ponder the present and future of Pennsylvania's energy grid and simultaneously juggle the crucial need for a reliable, diverse, economical, safe and clean

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  • Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois

    Dec. 11, 2018 Chicago Tribune Goodbye to Illinois' $130 billion pension hole. Now it's $133 billion. And getting deeper. Sometimes the clearest warning about Illinois' fiscal crisis can be communicated using numbers, sometimes with a well-chosen phrase. Here we present both, as reminders during the period before a new Democratic

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  • GOP standoff in Ohio over abortion, gun measure averted

    A brewing standoff between legislative Republicans in Ohio and their same-party governor over some big-ticket policy issues was averted — perhaps permanently — during a whirlwind week at the Statehouse.

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  • US fails to win UN condemnation of Hamas militants in Gaza

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A U.S.-sponsored draft resolution that for the first time would have condemned the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, failed to win the required two-thirds majority in the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday. Before the vote on the resolution, the 193-member world body had narrowly ...

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  • Abortion-rights, voting-rights groups descend on Statehouse

    Abortion-rights supporters are staging a Statehouse protest as legislation effectively outlawing the procedure at the first detectable fetal heartbeat advances. The rally Tuesday coincides with Ohio Senate hearings on the … Click to Continue

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  • Abortion-rights, voting-rights groups descend on Statehouse

    Abortion-rights supporters are staging a Statehouse protest as legislation effectively outlawing the procedure at the first detectable fetal heartbeat advances. The rally Tuesday coincides with Ohio Senate hearings on the … Click to Continue

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