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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Judiciary Committee
Taxpayers would continue to at least partly fund South Carolina's first-in-the-South presidential primaries in the future under a bill backed by both major parties.
A South Dakota legislative panel endorsed a measure Monday that would make animal cruelty a felony in South Dakota, the only state without such a law.
The South Dakota House Judiciary Committee has passed a measure to require transparency from the association that oversees high school sports and other activities.
University of Alaska students testified Monday that they don't want guns on campus.
Rhode Island lawmakers are taking a look at legislation that would require abortion providers to show a woman an ultrasound of the fetus before performing the procedure.
The West Virginia House of Delegate passed legislation Friday to allow county commissions to make drugs used to cook meth available by prescription only and to limit the amount of cold medicines that can be purchased each year
The government is falling short in assessing the risks of a program that allows tens of thousands of foreign students to stay in the United States and work for close to 2 1/2 years, according to a newly released report from the Government Accountability Office.
The Kentucky Senate's top leader Wednesday proposed reducing the number of days lawmakers meet each year, saying it would save millions of dollars each year and entice a broader range of people to run for the General Assembly.
A bill to make cockfighting a felony instead of just a misdemeanor is moving forward in the Utah Legislature.
A bill that would make it easier for abuse victims to obtain protective orders cleared the House of Delegates with a unanimous vote on Thursday.
Kansas legislators are finished considering new legal protections this year for those who oppose gay marriage on religious grounds but will debate the issue in 2015, the state Senate's top leader said Thursday.
A bill to prohibit abortions later than 20 weeks after conception moved forward Thursday in the state Senate Judiciary Committee and will be heard on the full Senate floor later this week.
A bill spelling out how Wyoming could compensate people who served time in prison before being exonerated by DNA evidence died Thursday in the closing hours of the Legislature.
A push to impose stricter conflict-of-interest standards on West Virginia's attorney general has fizzled in the state Senate.