Legislature

FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017 file photo, an inside view of a decommissioned Clark County School District buses in the Northwest Bus Yard in Las Vegas. More than a dozen states are trying to take steps to keep kids in school longer, from making kindergarten mandatory to raising the legal dropout age, but it’s not an easy sell. (Jeff Scheid/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
June 05, 2017 - 3:41 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A dozen states are trying to keep children in school longer, from making kindergarten mandatory to raising the legal drop-out age. But it's not an easy sell. Nevada is among the states this year that have or are considering proposals to stretch the compulsory attendance age. A bill...
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FILE - In this Friday, June 2, 2017, file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Putin is dismissing as "a load of nonsense" the idea that Russia has damaging information on President Donald Trump and denies having any relationship with him, said Putin in an interview with NBC's "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly." (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
June 04, 2017 - 8:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is dismissing as "a load of nonsense" the idea that Russia has damaging information on President Donald Trump and denies having any relationship with him. "I never met with him. We have a lot of Americans who visit us," Putin said in an interview...
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Former NFL football quarterback Peyton Manning, center, and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., right, exit vehicles after arriving on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, June 4, 2017. Corker and Manning were in President Donald Trump's motorcade which was returning from Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 04, 2017 - 3:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized London's mayor after he sought to reassure residents about a stepped-up police presence on city streets following the third deadly attack there in the past three months, arguing on Twitter for leaders to "stop being politically correct"...
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In this May 8, 2017, photo, then-FBI Director James Comey speaks to the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit in Washington. Could President Donald Trump keep Comey from testifying to lawmakers about their private conversations? The White House appears to be considering raising the issue of executive privilege, but Trump may have a weak case for claiming that his conversations with Comey should be considered private, especially since the president himself has commented publicly about the circumstances surrounding Comey’s May 9 firing.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
June 04, 2017 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before a highly anticipated hearing, President Donald Trump appears unlikely to try and block fired FBI Director James Comey from testifying, as a Senate panel pledged aggressive questioning into whether the president sought to obstruct a probe into his campaign's...
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June 04, 2017 - 1:55 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is urging state lawmakers to pass a new voter ID law because he said he knows "a lot of noncitizens" voted last fall. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports ( http://bit.ly/2qNPqOF ) McCrory urged GOP legislators Saturday at the...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Texas Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, front, backed by Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, center, and other legislators talks to the media during a news conference to discuss Senate Bill 6 at the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas. Just months after a high-profile study revealed that Texas has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the developed world, state lawmakers failed to respond by passing comprehensive legislation to combat the crisis during the legislative session. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
June 04, 2017 - 9:43 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lawmakers in Texas largely failed to take any significant action to address the state's skyrocketing rate of pregnancy-related deaths just months after researchers found it to be the highest in not only the U.S., but the developed world. Legislators introduced proposals to...
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Vice President Mike Pence arrives at an annual fundraiser for U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Boone, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 03, 2017 - 6:18 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday reassured Iowa conservatives, some of them cool to Donald Trump, that the president will deliver on his campaign promises to boost the economy. Speaking at the annual fundraiser of Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, Pence told more than 1,400 Iowa...
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In this May 19, 2017, photo, a man works on the Southern Nevada portion of U.S. Interstate 11 near Boulder City, Nev. President Donald Trump is planning a major push next week to promote a $1 trillion rebuilding of the nation's roads and bridges as his agenda has struggled in Congress and been overshadowed by White House controversies. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 03, 2017 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is launching a major push for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation's roads and bridges, a key item on his agenda that's been stymied in Congress and overshadowed by White House controversies. Trump plans a series of events this coming week to highlight his...
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In this May 19, 2017, photo, a man works on the Southern Nevada portion of U.S. Interstate 11 near Boulder City, Nev. President Donald Trump is planning a major push next week to promote a $1 trillion rebuilding of the nation's roads and bridges as his agenda has struggled in Congress and been overshadowed by White House controversies. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 03, 2017 - 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is launching a major push for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation's roads and bridges, a key item on his agenda that's been stymied in Congress and overshadowed by White House controversies. Trump plans a series of events this coming week to highlight his...
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FILE - In an Aug. 21, 2013 file photo, outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller speaks during an interview at FBI headquarters, in Washington.Muller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney general and deputy attorney general in the firing of FBI Director James Comey, The Associated Press has learned.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
June 03, 2017 - 2:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia's government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney...
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