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Florida House Passes Religious Exemption To Block Gay Adoptions

Nestled among bills for tax cuts and firearm freedoms in the Florida House was a law to prohibit gays from adopting.

April 10, 2015

Republicans Hold The Line Against Medicaid Expansion

Despite some compromises, many Republicans continue to pushback against Medicaid expansion.

February 17, 2015

Cyberattacks On State Databases Escalate

Only 24.5 percent of information and security officers are confident they can protect against the prevalent cyber threats made to state databases.

October 6, 2014

Here’s What You Need To Know For National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, a concerted effort by volunteers, organizations, celebrities, and leaders across the country to register Americans to vote before important upcoming elections. This year’s midterm elections, which will be held on November 4, will decide 417 members of the U.S. Congress, 36 governors, and 46 state legislatures. If you need to register, […]

September 23, 2014

Obamacare Enrollment Varies Widely From State To State

By Noam Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Sign-ups for insurance through President Barack Obama’s health-care law varied widely across the nation in the first year for the system’s state marketplaces, according to a new government report that shows consumers flocked to coverage in some states while enrollment fell well short of targets elsewhere. These differences […]

May 1, 2014

Death Toll Climbs To At Least 30 As Deadly Storms Move Through The South

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times After leaving a trail of death and destruction across at least six states, a series of violent storms that spawned dozens of tornadoes continued to move through the South on Tuesday morning. It was the third day of deadly weather to rip from the Midwest through the eastern portion of […]

April 29, 2014

Massive Church In China Demolished; Officials Cite Permit Issue

By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times WENZOU, China — One of the largest churches in the Chinese coastal city of Wenzhou, an 85,000-square-foot edifice with soaring cathedral ceilings, stained glass and spires dominating the landscape, was demolished Monday on orders of Communist Party authorities. Chinese officials said the demolition of the $5 million Sanjiang Church was […]

April 29, 2014