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Tough Texas 'sanctuary cities' bill moves closer to approval

Tough Texas 'sanctuary cities' bill moves closer to approval

Cole Grant is a reporter with the UM Legislative News Service, a partnership of the University of Montana School of Journalism, the Montana Broadcasters Association and the Greater Montana Foundation.

"HB 1256 was set aside, or basically killed", a Senate committee staff member told NGI's Shale Daily. "It's threading the needle".

The bill's sponsor, Republican Sen. However, the Republican said he was pleased to see the House cleaned up the bill's language by making the exemptions clearer.

Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) says the House received that message and sent a few of its own.

And the Senate budget would spend almost $230 million less than the House budget. "I spend money on my needs".

Under chamber rules, for the Senate to consider that House bill, it had to change significantly.

A yearly spending plan has not been finalized, and bills overhauling the state's oil and gas tax system and implementing an income tax also continue to divide the Legislature. She's optimistic that agreement can be found. "It was done in-house with no significant outreach that we are aware of to external experts", they said. He thinks doctors should be explicitly authorized to decide what conditions should qualify.

Lawmakers left town Thursday for a five-day Easter break.

Senate Majority Leader Peter Micciche, a Soldotna Republican, has said he'd see the session as a success if a permanent fund bill and state operating and infrastructure bills passed.

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Both chambers believe work will be finished by Friday.

Similar to how sanctuary cities have been established to protect immigrants, Assembly Bill 1578 would make California a sanctuary state to protect marijuana consumers. The Senate passed the new version on concurrence Wednesday afternoon (28-6), along with some minor amendments, and the House signed off on the final version Thursday (74-24).

Whether state workers will get a raise.

A Republican-dominated committee in the Iowa Senate today, on a almost unanimous voice vote, approved a bill to legalize the production and sale of medical marijuana in Iowa to provide treatment for a wide range of medical conditions.

North Carolina lawmakers last month rolled back its law following yearlong backlash that cost the state in business projects, conventions and sporting events.

"We wouldn't be even talking today if we didn't have the ability to sell three pints between noon and 8 p.m. starting in 1999", he said. They said the procedures and waiting periods were simply "speed bumps" that did nothing to improve the health or safety of women undergoing abortions.

"Ultimately, it will make communities less safe", Adler said.

If the governor doesn't bend, some significant changes would have to be made to the budget as it sits now.

The Texas proposal is now stalled by House Republicans who oppose the measure. If something is added, then something must be taken away, they say.

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