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Topic - Senate Committee
The old refrain is, "The president proposes, but Congress disposes." Never a truer phrase has been uttered when it comes to the nation's military budget.
The Republican-led legislature's annual effort to scale back regulations that supporters label burdensome or outdated has started in the North Carolina Senate.
A member of a Kansas legislative oversight committee questioned Tuesday whether new state policies were leading to fewer people being eligible for state assistance programs and contributing to lower cost estimates in the coming years.
Other states are eager to follow New Hampshire's lead in monitoring medical technicians like the one who stole drugs from Exeter Hospital and infected patients with hepatitis C, but the state can still do more to prevent future problems, according to a lawmaker who is planning additional legislation.
A controversial torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee paints a pattern of CIA deception about the effectiveness of waterboarding and other brutal interrogation methods used on terror suspects after the Sept. 11 attacks, according to leaked findings. The committee said it will ask the Justice Department to investigate how the material was published.
The State Department is seeking the declassification of a 10-month-old letter expressing its concerns about a controversial Senate torture review, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Lawmakers in a key state Senate committee advanced their version of the state's $12.1 billion budget Thursday, making tough choices for 2015 spending after the state's revenue projections were less than expected.
After Gov. Mark Dayton publicly broke with his Health Department commissioner over the extent of regulation needed on electronic cigarettes, lawmakers took a step Wednesday toward removing a proposed ban on indoor use in public places.
A bill that would allow Arizona to create a "virtual fence" along the Arizona-Mexico border received bipartisan support Tuesday when a Senate committee approved it.
The chief counsel and former staffers of a 1975 Senate committee that investigated CIA abuses are asking Congress and President Barack Obama to form a special panel to probe missteps by the nation's spy agencies.
After a month of hearings, a state Senate committee narrowly voted Thursday to advance legislation that would revamp the way Medicaid is administered in Missouri to make it more like private insurance for many patients.
The festering dispute between the CIA and Senate investigators that exploded in public this week shows just how hard it can be to learn from the past and move on.
Ask CIA Director John O. Brennan "Who watches the watchers?" and his answer will be "Nobody." Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday applied a hot hand to the seat of the spy agency's pants after catching it snooping on the Senate.
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 member of Gov. Chris Christie's cabinet acknowledged for the first time Monday that performance problems are the reason a contractor hired last year to handle applications for New Jersey's biggest post-Superstorm Sandy housing recovery program is no longer working for the state.