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Sam Masterson
September 09, 2020 - 2:42 pm
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri wants to raise police officer salaries and hire more of them under a new bill dubbed the "David Dorn Back the Blue Act."
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August 31, 2020 - 8:00 am
Amid Black Lives Matter protests and civil unrest exploding in parts of the country, an Indiana Republican proposed what he sees as a solution to violence, looting and vandalism.
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March 27, 2020 - 3:51 pm
President Trump has signed the CARES ACT in the Oval Office that will help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.
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February 10, 2020 - 1:05 pm
New bill in Illinois would require full-service attendants at gas stations across the state.
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Illinois Policy
December 02, 2019 - 5:04 pm
SPRINGFIELD, IL (ILLINOIS POLICY) -- No work, no pay: That’s the intent of a bill proposed by Illinois state Rep. Mike Murphy, R-Springfield, that would ensure lawmakers are only paid for days they actually work, according to WCIA-TV. Murphy introduced the bill in January, but it has not seen...
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Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley
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August 05, 2019 - 2:49 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley introduced legislation last week that would place limits on "addictive features" of social media. The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act proposes to ban aspects of social media such as infinite scrolling, autoplay and...
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June 25, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By JOHN O'CONNOR/AP Political Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois' new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislature rather than...
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April 15, 2019 - 10:30 am
(KFTK) - Artists might want to begin designing a new layout for the stars on the American flag as politicians in Illinois propose turning the Windy City into the 51st state. The group of Republican lawmakers signing onto HR0101 feel Chicago and the state are at odds with each other when it comes to...
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April 11, 2019 - 8:40 am
(KFTK/AP) - If the proponents of House Bill 896 get their way, Texas women could be sentenced to death for having abortions. The legislation, which would classify abortion as a homicide, was debated until 3 a.m. Tuesday morning by the state's House Judiciary Committee. The bill would remove an...
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March 28, 2019 - 3:59 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri senators on Thursday passed legislation to make it harder to impeach top officials, less than a year after former Gov. Eric Greitens resigned in the face of potential impeachment. The proposal, sent to the House on a 25-8 vote, would limit criteria for...
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