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Latest Senate Items
The Rhode Island Senate is poised to vote on a proposal to require DNA samples from anyone arrested for a violent crime.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its 300,000 members pledged Friday to spend more money on U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's re-election than on any other race in America.
Kentucky's harsh winter has state lawmakers scrambling to offer relief to school districts faced with making up lost instructional time that added up to weeks in some areas due to long bouts with snow and ice.
A Senate chairman said Friday that Mississippi lawmakers won't authorize Hattiesburg or Greenville to set a 1 percent local sales tax, as the two cities requested.
The Vermont Senate has passed a bill that would nearly quadruple the amount of power utilities could take from customers who have renewable energy projects.
A month after instant "scratch-off" Minnesota Lottery ticket sales went live on the Internet, the pioneering venture faces a high-powered threat at the Capitol.
The fate of a divisive proposal to drug test welfare recipients died in the final minutes of the Indiana legislative session Thursday in a rare failed floor vote.
In a 60-day Legislative session that ended without the need for overtime work, lawmakers stayed until the very end, adjourning at nearly midnight Thursday.
Four conservative Republican Indiana legislators are questioning Ball State University's decision to prohibit the teaching of intelligent design in a science course.