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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - United States Senate Committee On Appropriations
Iowa lawmakers are continuing their efforts to fund an anti-bullying measure that would create an office to coordinate efforts and establish a grant program for schools across the state.
Ivy Tech Community College says it needs $83 million more from the state so it can double its enrollment and graduation rates and help the state meet its own goal of increasing the number of Indiana residents with post-high-school credentials.
Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Illinois. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to AP-Illinois News Editor Hugh Dellios at 312-781-0500 or email@example.com.
Missouri House members approved a mid-year spending bill Thursday that includes money to keep a St. Louis County school district afloat, to offset a drop in casino tax revenues for education and to help fund the state's Medicaid program.
A House and Senate committee both approved a bill that would prevent insurance companies from discriminating against gun owners.
Georgia would spend $42 billion on state government under a plan approved Thursday by the state Senate that would raise pay for teachers and other employees, better fund regulatory services and proposes $10 million to fund startup businesses.
Rep. Scott Ecklund said that he welcomed the defeat of his bill to provide prenatal care to noncitizens, saying he expects the issue to be addressed later this session in the state budget.
Halliburton Co. is the latest corporation to support construction of an energy research laboratory at the University of Wyoming in response to the state's push to improve energy and engineering programs there.
The Wyoming Senate has embraced the idea of the state helping school districts equip their school buses with cameras to catch motorists who illegally pass buses stopped to pick up and drop off students.
The Senate Appropriations Committee put the brakes on spending in a K-12 school construction bill after members raised concern that some proposed school building projects appeared to have skipped initial stages of the established legislative process for approval.
An Indiana Senate panel has approved a requirement that some welfare recipients pass drug tests before they can receive benefits from the state.
Mississippi Highway Patrol officers are calling on lawmakers to spend millions of dollars to train more troopers and to buy new cars and safety equipment, including bullet-proof vests.
A bill to impose strict new state regulations and requirements for abortion providers in Oklahoma has cleared a Senate panel.
The Senate Appropriations Committee has advanced a bill that would require school buses have cameras to catch motorists who illegally pass buses stopped to pick up and drop off students.
Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Tues., Feb. 25, the 12th day of the 2014 Budget Session: