Two abortion bills still in play in Montana Legislature

IN Focus: Supporters, opponents square off on gas tax debate

In Texas, the House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety on Tuesday also passed a permitless carry measure.

Lawyer Michael Minardi, who specializes in marijuana law, accused the House Appropriations Committee of thwarting the will of voters who supported the constitutional change.

"Who do you serve?" Around 400 people signed up to speak on the bill, with more than 350 registered against the bill.

Flagler County's fight against state bills that would block local regulations against short-term vacation rentals continues Monday.

"The residents and businesses of Dallas believe discrimination in all forms have no home in our community", Dallas City Council member Lee Kleinman said, speaking on behalf of the city. "I implore you not to pass this legislation on behalf of the patients". Rob Bradley and House Majority Leader Ray Rodrigues, say they have begun closed-door talks to bridge large divides between their legislation.

House Bill 1559, which creates an exemption in the Insurance Code for industrial insureds, has made the most progress through the legislature this session.

"The voters voted overwhelmingly that they wanted background checks, they wanted fingerprinting, they wanted to do it a certain way, they want to do it the way the City of Austin wants to do it and it was a 60-40 percent vote", said State Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin.

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The Jazz went on to win that game, on the road, against a Clippers team that couldn't capitalize on the mismatch down low. Following a hot start for forward Blake Griffin , the Clippers led for most of the first half of the game.

Several school finance reform advocates asked Taylor to ensure that the plan would help alleviate high local property taxes by getting the state to give more money to schools.

"I think the state 'ought to step up and say we've vetted every avenue to make sure that when citizens get in these vehicles they're with a driver they can trust".

Sponsor Representative Ray Rodrigues says he's working to address some of the concerns with the bill.

"We appreciate the collaborative of Chair Bileca and Chair Diaz in shaping good policy through partnership with school board members, and their commitment to allocate funding around what is best for students, '" said FCSBM President Shawn Frost. We're making progress there.

Under the version of the bill that cleared the Senate, however, the mandate was absent and only state workers would be guaranteed to receive the benefit.

One is HB1242, introduced by House Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, and Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, as a compromise measure to raise sales taxes to fund transportations projects and simultaneously lower vehicle registration fees used for the same objective. But Steube said in a text message that "nothing is dead" until session ends.

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