Should Maine students have to learn cursive? Some lawmakers think so.
A public hearing was held Thursday on Rep. Heidi Sampson's bill to require cursive instruction in grades 3-5 of Maine public schools.
Some lawmakers had concerns about pipeline safety long before FBI probe
WEST CHESTER — While news that the FBI is investigating how permits were issued for the Sunoco/ET Mariner East pipeline spread across Chester County and the nation this week, questions
Why some lawmakers think a later start to school year could boost local tourism
With public school districts across the state beginning and ending their academic years on different dates, state officials are considering what benefits might come from standardizing calendars and launching the school year after Labor Day.
Should SC ditch outdated voting machines, switch to paper? Some lawmakers think so
S.C. will have $1 billion more to spend next year as part of its $9 billion general fund budget, the state’s economic advisors forecast. Lawmakers may use that new money to replace 13,000 old voting machines.
Cigar bars, a new car and hotels in France: How some lawmakers spend their campaign cash
An analysis reveals that some lawmakers continue to make unusual purchases and spend campaign money on the same day they receive a taxpayer-funded allowance for their legislative work.
Should Wisconsin schools make teaching cursive mandatory? Some lawmakers think so.
A bill has been introduced in the Legislature that would require cursive writing to be taught in Wisconsin schools.
Should SC make servers, bartenders undergo alcohol training? Some lawmakers say ‘yes’
A bill advanced by a panel of state lawmakers to the SC Senate would require those who serve alcohol in South Carolina to attend mandatory training and receive a state permit to crack down on impaired driving.
Why some lawmakers are making recruitment calls to get new talent into the VA
VA's inflexible hiring process and shortcomings with human resources functions prohibit VA from quickly filling at least 45,000 open health care positions.
Here’s why some lawmakers are wearing black attire and pins to the State of the Union
This may also why you are seeing #SOTUBlackout trending.
Opinion: What some lawmakers still don't get about encryption
A congressional report says encryption makes America safer. Why are these two Representatives refusing to sign on?
No plastic bottles, utensils or cups? That’s what some lawmakers are proposing
Some worry about the practicality of such a proposal.
Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes.
Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model.
Some Lawmakers Want 'Better' FDLE Proposals On How To Take Care Of Rape Kits Backlog
To outsource or not to outsource…That’s the question facing Florida lawmakers this year, as they mull over whether the Florida Department of Law
Scott's Child Care Plan Would Use Money Some Lawmakers Say Should Go To Education Fund
Key lawmakers are questioning Gov. Phil Scott's plan to finance a $7-million increase in child care funds, saying the proposal is akin to "raiding" the
Almond drink? Soy juice? Some lawmakers want to crack down on what can be sold as 'milk.'
Call it the war on milk, or perhaps the war on what's not milk.
Some lawmakers are already raising concerns about Facebook's plans to merge its messaging apps
Politicians are raising concerns around data privacy and anti-trust issues.
Some lawmakers say student-debt woes are exaggerated and why San Francisco Bay Area house prices...
What happened, and didn't, this session of the Legislature
The soon-to-end 86th regular session of the Legislature was supposed to be dominated by school finance and property taxes — and it was — but
What Magic Valley lawmakers accomplished this session
BOISE — While health care and education dominated the headlines and social media debates, lawmakers in south-central Idaho and elsewhere were busy passing hundreds of other bills on a wide
What to watch as lawmakers wrap up session
Endangered species, gig workers, children, universities, privacy, parolees who want to vote, people who want straighter teeth, and alligators. As California lawmakers return for the final week of t…