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The Accountability in Education Act, which was partially spurred by Project Baltimore investigations, creates a state-wide Investigator General devoted to investigating our state's public education system. Governor Hogan introduced the bill. But so far, it's stuck in both House and Senate committees where it was introduced.
... my committee, the counsel would give me a long list of past instances in which various Senate committees had compelled line agents and line attorneys to testify. If the general counsel of an agency would say their policy is to not allow such witnesses, I'd show them the list and they would reluctantly cave.

The new version will be heard before the Senate committees on Water and Land, Ways and Means, and Higher Education at 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Sen. Kai Kahele, one of the sponsors of SB 3090 who has been championing the proposed new authority, said the Senate wants to “continue the conversation ...
Another year, another failed effort in the Legislature to ban red light and speed enforcement cameras statewide. Complete access to news articles on azcapitoltimes.com is available to Arizona Capitol Times' subscribers who are logged in. Subscribers may login at the login tab below. Others may join our ...
IN THE LAST SENATE MEETING OF THE CURRENT TERM, SENATE COMMITTEES PRESENTED on their accomplishments and on what they home to acheive in the future. (file photo). In the last Student Senate meeting of the semester, each committee, as well as the grand marshal and vice grand ...
Political parties having representation in the upper house of parliament are eyeing the chairmanship of key committees after the election of chairman and deputy chairman of the Senate, though there seems to be an understanding between the ruling and opposition parties over the share of each side.

ISLAMABAD: Political parties having representation in the upper house of parliament are eyeing the chairmanship of key committees after the election of chairman and deputy chairman of the Senate, though there seems to be an understanding between the ruling and opposition parties over the share of ...
Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee have requested that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testify before their committees. The letter from the House Energy and Commerce Committee came from Chairman ...
... Gatling said, “because in the Senate, one senator can block legislation and you have to have 26 senators to overcome that one senator.” She said pro-life bills have historically found easier paths in the House but then have to get through Senate committees and are objected to on the floor, often by Hutto.
... public missteps. Embattled Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson will appear before both House and Senate committees and will face new questions about his and his wife's involvement over a $31,000 furniture set purchased -- and then canceled following news reports -- for his office.
Senate Committees worked diligently this week, wrapping up budget hearings for various agencies and departments of state government and moving a number of important bills to the Senate floor for final action. The budget will be a key area of focus for the General Assembly during the final weeks of ...
Even bills that have come to the floor without extensive work by Senate committees represent areas that have been thoroughly debated, such as immigration, she said. “As long as you can have a discussion that our constituents can see happen, whether it's on the floor of the Senate, in a committee, through ...
Ritchie, received stipends worth thousands of dollars for serving on Senate committees that they do not chair. The stipends are meant only for lawmakers who chair committees. Sen. Ritchie reportedly received a $12,500 stipend for her role as deputy vice chairwoman of the Senate Health Committee.
Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, a Democrat, took his action shortly after his office received so-called Senate certifications falsely listing five senators — all Republicans or members of a group of renegade Democrats who collaborate with the G.O.P. — as chairmen and chairwomen of Senate committees.
Many of the Senate Committees are starting to finish their work. The Senate Floor calendar is filled with House Bills as we are sending what is left of the Senate Bills to the House to be heard. It seems like a race now to see who can get finished first. The Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee (JFAC) ...
Senate committees are scheduled to consider bills today. The House Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee approved on a voice vote with no dissent House Bill 1007, sponsored by Rep. Jeff Wardlaw, R-Hermitage. HB1007, which now will be considered by the full House, states that animal farms in ...
... applies to insurance companies and HMO's - not self-funded plans. The PBM bill is one of seven bills that were advanced to a full house vote on Tuesday. Representatives will vote on the bills on Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Senate committees will begin to discuss and vote on mirror legislation Wednesday morning as well.

Impact Party senators will chair all UF Senate's committees, including the budget committee, which allocates about $20 million to student organizations. Emily Dunson was elected to the budget committee chair, Trevor Pope was elected to allocations committee chair, Nick Adams for judiciary committee ...
We've wrapped up our fourth week of legislative work and this week was the deadline for all Senate measures to be out of their respective Senate committees. I am still working very hard to keep the Talihina Veterans Center open. Senate Bill 1347 was only one vote shy of failing in committee, so I'm ...
Johnson noted that "we could not get that MOU" from Senate committees. He said that he hoped that some Senate panels would be willing to relinquish oversight authority "where it's marginal," to reduce the number of committees DHS reports to. "Oversight is important, but it needs to be streamlined," ...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Teachers could take up arms under wide-ranging measures dealing with mental health, school safety and gun access that are headed to the floor of the Florida House and Senate after passing through final committee hearings Tuesday. But the two bills grew further apart in their ...
Facing anguished relatives and classmates of shooting victims, two House and Senate committees advanced legislation Tuesday to create a new statewide program to put armed teachers in classrooms — over the vocal opposition of teachers, parents and many Parkland residents. In the House, the ...
As students rally in Washington, the Florida Legislature considers its responses to the Stoneman Douglas shooting. (J. Scott Applewhite / AP). Dan Sweeney and David FleshlerContact ReportersSun Sentinel. Privacy Policy. Teachers could take up arms under wide-ranging measures dealing with mental health, school ...
He told The Associated Press via email: "This procedure is utilized frequently in Senate Committees." That argument requires context. Few bills advance so quickly unless there's a looming legislative deadline known as funnel week, which requires legislation to have a threshold of votes to stay alive for the ...
Two legislative committees will take up bills this week that, if approved, could ease punishments for simple possession of marijuana. Sen. Dick Brewbaker on the senate floor at the Alabama Buy Photo. Sen. Dick Brewbaker on the senate floor at the Alabama Statehouse in Montgomery, Ala., on Thursday ...
A spokesman for Tennessee's lieutenant governor said Monday two state Senate committees are "looking into" a law that allows county jails to send Tennesseans not convicted of a crime to solitary confinement in state prisons as they await trial. "The Senate's State and Local Committee chairman and ...
But the real action in the last week came from two Senate committees that released information that should give readers pause about the FBI's conduct during its Russia probe. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, released a letter to the FBI, co-signed by Sen. Lindsey Graham ...
But the real action in the last week came from two Senate committees that released information that should give readers pause about the FBI's conduct during its Russia probe. On Monday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, released a letter to the FBI, co-signed by Sen.
WASHINGTON -- In the last two weeks, cable news has been consumed with the feud between Republicans and Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee. The committee released a declassified five-page memo by Chairman Devin Nunes that questioned the "legitimacy and legality" of methods ...
Teacher pay raise, revenue bills advance through House, Senate committees. $750M plan, including teacher raises, sent to House floor for vote. By Randy Krehbiel & Barbara Hoberock Tulsa World ...
State Senator Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) has been appointed to two committees in the Tennessee Senate. Reeves was appointed by Lt. Governor Randy McNally to serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Government Operations Committee as the new senator completed his first full ...
The proposals expected to move this week in House and Senate committees would arm teachers with weapons, make it easier to take into custody people suspected of mental illness, impose a three-day cooling off period and a minimum age for weapons purchase, and spend more money on mental health ...


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