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  • For next president, a way out of the health care fights?

    Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress.
  • Cyprus passes insolvency laws, clears rescue program hurdle

    Lawmakers in Cyprus on Saturday passed key insolvency laws designed to open the taps for more international bailout cash. The vote makes it possible to operate foreclosure laws that international creditors have demanded as a condition for extending...

    Hearing to consider possible changes to state constitution

    A proposed amendment to the state constitution intended to further protect individual rights is the subject of a public hearing at the Massachusetts Statehouse. The change to the Massachusetts Constitution would prohibit ballot questions that seek to...

    State: Lawmakers 94 percent compliant with Open Meetings Act

    The Rhode Island Department of State has published its annual report showing how well lawmakers are complying with the Open Meetings Act. Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea says the 2014 Access Report shows the General Assembly's compliance with the law...

    Hopes dim for school funding formula overhaul's passage

    Despite a revamp to ease partisan and regional opposition, Illinois lawmakers now see little chance of passing legislation this session that would overhaul the state's outdated school funding formula for the first time in two decades. The intent of the...