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Latest Senate Committee Items
A plan to reduce the top personal income tax rate beginning Jan. 1 has cleared a Senate committee, and the sponsor of the bill says the measure will recoup some of the estimated $172 million in lost revenue from the cut.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is making an appearance Wednesday before a state Senate committee to support a proposed constitutional amendment that would restore voting rights for some felons.
The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne. Feb. 18, 2014.
Ashley Foster said she was 13 years old when her cousin began molesting her, and the alleged abuse went on for years before she told police - only then it was too late to press charges.
A Senate committee agreed Idaho's boating laws governing gross negligence are too vague and backed a measure aiming to help judges mete out appropriate punishments for mariners who put others' lives at risk.
A proposal to boost funding for early childhood education stalled Monday in a Senate committee, likely dooming it as time runs out in the legislative session.
A Senate panel approved a $6.2 billion spending package on Sunday with more money for Republican Gov. Susana Martinez's educational initiatives in hopes of breaking a budget stalemate.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have come together to propose changes to Illinois' school funding formula that would narrow the gap between rich and poor districts.
A sweeping school accountability bill that would force Wisconsin's poor-performing public schools to close drew no support at a public hearing Wednesday, and it may not have enough votes to clear the Republican-controlled Assembly Education Committee.