Tag: Legislature

Ruling leaves immigrants who newly applied for DACA in limbo

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NEW YORK — When the text message popped up on his phone, Samuel Alfaro didn't want to believe it. ...

AP-NORC poll: Parties split on some infrastructure proposals

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WASHINGTON — The overwhelming majority of Americans -- about 8 in 10 -- favor plans to increase funding for roads, bridges and ports and...

Iowa Democrat Finkenauer seeking GOP Sen. Grassley’s seat

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Democrat Abby Finkenauer, a former congresswoman, is running for Republican Chuck Grassley's U.S. Senate seat, hoping her blue-collar credentials will...

Black lawmaker hopes highway project can right an old wrong

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Harold Love Jr. raised his voice over the blare of traffic from the interstate above as he stood near the spot...

Pelosi says Jan. 6 committee will move forward without GOP

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WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says a committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection “will do the job it set out to do”...

Priest outed via Grindr app highlights rampant data tracking

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When a religious publication used smartphone app data to deduce the sexual orientation of a high-ranking Roman Catholic official, it exposed a problem that...

Dems renew questions about FBI background check of Kavanaugh

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WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the thoroughness of the FBI's background investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the...

Missouri Supreme Court reverses Medicaid expansion decision

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The Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday vacated a lower court's decision in the state's Medicaid expansion case, agreeing that the voter-approved plan to offer...

August hearings set on Indiana election redistricting

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INDIANAPOLIS — Public hearings have been set Indiana’s upcoming redrawing of congressional and legislative election districts, although no proposed new maps will be available...

Nebraska patrol officials defend mission to Mexican border

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Officials from the Nebraska State Patrol defended their state-funded mission to the U.S.-Mexican border on Thursday, arguing that they were answering...