While the Democratic National Committee and other liberal organizations are dropping their affiliation with the Women’s March on Washington over allegations of antisemitism, a separate women’s march in Denver is distancing itself from one of its controversial leaders.
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Colorado’s constitution requires voters to approve all tax hikes or issued debt because of the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR), an amendment passed in 1992. But some experts say Democratic lawmakers will use other avenues – such as “fees,” which courts have said are exempt from TABOR – to raise revenue, a practice legislators have already taken advantage of.
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A federal judge turned down a federal union’s bid for a temporary restraining order against forcing federal employees to work without pay during the government shutdown.
A newspaper columnist and nonprofit president announced last week he would not comply with a gun ban ordinance passed in his Colorado hometown.
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Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D., Texas) opposes the White House’s desired southern border wall, but he deferred to the “wisdom of the people” on a range of other immigration questions in a new interview.
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A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the Trump administration’s plan to put a question about citizenship on the 2020 census, setting up the Supreme Court as the ultimate arbiter of whether it can remain on the nationwide demographics survey.
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A Minnesota police clerk has won the right to cut ties from the union that attempted to continue deducting money from her paycheck even after the Supreme Court dubbed such payments unconstitutional.
New data, released last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, attracted attention by showing the wide variation in fertility among states. They also prompted commentators to ask: Are kids getting too expensive for Americans to have?
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority is changing its race and gender quota policies that former Attorney General Bill Schuette determined were illegal before leaving office.
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BEIJING/OTTAWA (Reuters) – A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to be executed for drug smuggling, prompting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to accuse China of using the death penalty arbitrarily.
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Congressman Devin Nunes (R, Calif.) is pushing back on a weekend report from the New York Times which said the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into President Donald Trump shortly after he fired James Comey as the bureau’s director to determine if Trump was working as a foreign agent for Russia, perhaps even unwittingly.
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The plan to ban the sale and possession of certain kinds of firearms proposed by Virginia governor Ralph Northam (D.) could affect millions of gun owners, an industry group said on Friday.
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A Michigan-based group is suing a machinist and aerospace union on behalf of employees who say they shouldn’t have to pay fees to a union they don’t want to join. The case was filed in federal district court in New Jersey.
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One of the largest government employees unions says its members should not be forced to work without paychecks.
Ohio finished its ninth consecutive record-breaking year in business filings in 2018. The state oversaw more than 125,000 new business filings, which is a 55 percent increase from 2010.
This number is calculated by how many forms are filed with the Secretary of State’s office declaring a new business entity.
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Louisiana has for many years fallen near or at the bottom of studies ranking the states’ fiscal health. In response, the nonprofit free market Pelican Institute launched its first comprehensive tax reform proposal of 2019, called Jobs and Opportunity Agenda for Louisiana.
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Madigan Spokesman on Speaker’s Exchanges With Media: It’s Intimidation if Reporters ‘Want Them to Be’
The longtime spokesman for House Speaker Michael Madigan said Monday that comments the speaker made regarding two capitol reporters could be considered intimidation if the reporters “want them to be.”
Virginia’s first session of 2019 starts on Wednesday, and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are mapping out what some of their priorities will be in the coming year. Republicans currently hold slim majorities in the Senate and the House of Delegates and Democrats have the governor’s seat.
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