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Latest State Legislature Items
Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition suffered a new setback, and Germany's main opposition parties celebrated gains in a state election Sunday that came as Mrs. Merkel's unpopular government grapples with the eurozone debt crisis and other challenges.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition suffered a new setback and Germany's main opposition parties celebrated gains in a state election Sunday that came as Mrs. Merkel's unpopular government grapples with the eurozone debt crisis and other challenges.
Five months after an epic showdown over taxes, spending and union rights that paralyzed the capital and transfixed the country, Wisconsin voters could tip the state's political balance of power as six Republican lawmakers battle to keep their jobs in recall votes Tuesday.
The traditional idea that post-divorce alimony payments should last "until death do us part" may itself be on its deathbed.
Gov. Martin O'Malley says this year's failed attempts to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland are just part of a long-term challenge and that his renewed effort next year will build on last month's successful effort in New York.
Indiana Planned Parenthood clinics are telling potential patients that the non-abortion services they provide are readily available elsewhere, despite claims made by the group's national spokeswoman that the state's funding cuts will deprive poor women of basic medical care.
A proposal to impose a levy on Pennsylvania's booming Marcellus Shale natural gas extraction will be debated on the floor of the state House of Representatives, a Republican spokesman said Tuesday, but Gov. Tom Corbett warned he plans to veto whatever might pass.
Virginia legislators will gather in Richmond on Thursday to advance competing congressional redistricting maps that reflect partisan divides over how much influence to give black voters.
It's anybody's guess which Mitch Daniels will be holding the pen when it comes time to sign or veto an Indiana bill that cuts off $3 million a year in federal funding to Planned Parenthood in the state - the most restrictive such measure in the country.