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Island PacketThe Latest: Hawaii House Elects Rep. Scott Saiki SpeakerU.S. News & World ReportHawaii Senators meet for the last day of the 2017 legislative session...

Kansas Legislature's Lawyer: Certainty Of School Funding More ...

Educators and some lawmakers weren't sure which Jeff King they were going to hear from Thursday. Would the House K-12 Budget Committee hear from the.and...

Justice minister wants Supreme Court opinion on new genetic testing law

James Cowan, who won unanimous support for it in the Senate. Last March, it won the overwhelming support of MPs in the House of Commons,...

Studebaker passion still in drive at St. Joseph County Fairgrounds ...

WSBT CBS 22 provides news, sports, entertainment and public interest programs to the South Bend, Indiana area including Mishawaka, Notre Dame, Granger, ...and more »...

Oppose the Potential Nomination of Mark E. Green to be Secretary of the Army

CNNOn April 7, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Mark E. Green to be Secretary of the Army. Mr. Green is a Tennessee state...

Politicians, business leaders gather to promote Evening in the ...

You could almost smell salt air coming from the Speaker's Salon in Centre Block of Parliament Hill on Wednesday as supporters of Citizen Advocacy got ...and...

Did Republicans just wave bye-bye to their House majority?

(A separate study from Masket and Steven Greene in 2011 determined that 13 Democrats who voted for the bill pretty clearly lost their seats because...

Parents urge Senate to support bill on gender identity, gender expression

CBC.caSome members of the Senate, including Conservative Sen. Don Plett, have expressed misgivings about the bill, including the notion that the concept of "gender expression"...

Despite election results, Obamacare expected to stick for 2017

Repealing and replacing Obamacare is a high priority for the next Congress as it moves forward with Republican majorities in both the House and Senate...

RCMP eyes expanded media protections amid police surveillance concerns

A Quebec senator has introduced a bill he calls the first concrete legislative measure in Canada to protect journalistic sources following a spate of cases...

Maine Legislation Would Bar Muni Broadband Across the State

Critics say the bill would make it all but impossible for Maine towns and cities to build their own high-speed networks when cable and telephone...

UT's commencement ceremonies are next week

KNOXVILLE—More than 4,000 students, including 3,038 undergraduates, 805 graduate, 96 law and 82 veterinary medicine students, will participate in commencement ceremonies next week at the...

New Sheriff Vernon Betts struggles with judges over staffing, budget ...

After St. Louis police officers make their weekend arrests, sheriff deputies on Mondays take the new inmates into a room at the City Justice Center...

Editorial: New, improved Senate? Let Canadians see for themselves

Leo Housakos, the chair of Senate committees overseeing budget and communications, boasted of the chamber's new attitude in a Postmedia opinion column earlier this year.

Medical pot operations well-positioned for July 1 recreational weed ...

Marijuana is packaged at The Source dispensary facility newly opened in Henderson, numerous edible marijuana products are also available there too on ...and more »...

The Duplicitous US Constitution

The designers did allow for a semi-popular lower house of congress, yet counterbalanced with the advent of the U.S. Senate, which was to be elected...

Canada voices support for Taiwan's WHA participation | Taiwan News

He added that Canada has noticed Taiwan's continuous attendance in the annual WHA meetings as an observer since 2009...and more »...

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Trump supporters blame Congress for gridlock, urge unity

Obstructionist Democrats and Speaker Paul Ryan's inability so far to bring the Republican caucus together is a recipe for more gridlock, said Lou Gargiulo, a...

Liberal government to debate Senate amendments to long-delayed citizenship bill

The Liberal law proposed lowering this to 55, but senators decided to adopt Conservative Sen. Diane Griffin's suggestion of a middle ground, setting it at...

'Independent' senators back Liberals' soft on terror bill

Every single independent Senator, save one, voted against Lang's sensible amendment. Special credit is due to independent Senator Anne Cools – who was appointed in...

Senator Lillian Dyck a voice for women, First Nations people

Growing up in Saskatchewan, Lillian Dyck's mother told her to forget her First Nations heritage; she feared that if people knew her daughter was part...

EB-5 program extended as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill ...

The House today passed a $1.1 trillion spending plan to keep the federal government running through September.and more »...

Senate passes bill that repeals many Conservative citizenship changes

... citizenship from dual Canadian citizens convicted of terrorism, treason or espionage. An attempt by Conservative Senator Daniel Lang essentially proposing the government maintain that...

Senators spend day in Summerside hearing of various green initiatives across the Island

Senators met with officials from the City of Summerside and visited Summerside Wind Farm Tuesday. From left are Senator Douglas Black, Senator Diane Griffin, Senator...

First "Men's Centre" Coming to Canada's Capital As Fundraising Campaign Reaches Target

First "Men's Centre" Coming to Canada's Capital As Fundraising Campaign Reaches Target (press release)A Gala Lunch and Entertainment event on May 28th at 1:00 PM,...

Wake Up Call: Senate Confirms Clayton to Lead SEC

Cowan left Dewey & LeBoeuf in 2009, before it went bankrupt, but he was still among former Dewey partners hit by by clawback suits in...

Democrats pepper Nevada senator over constable bill – Las Vegas ...

Members of a Nevada Assembly committee on Tuesday grilled Sen. Mo Denis over his proposal to change the law requiring constables of urban areas to...

In the Don Meredith case, the Senate tries to decide the price of privilege

The Guardian“Senator Meredith,” said the ethics committee chair, Raynell Andreychuk, “misused his privileged position as a senator.” Because they are unelected, Ms. Andreychuk said, senators...

The senator who had sex with a teen girl cost taxpayers at least $600K during investigation

Senators grappled with what to do during this time. Outspoken senators like former top Ottawa cop Vernon White denounced Meredith and made it clear he...

Kansas education bill held up as lawmakers mull funding options

Larry Campbell, R-Olathe, discusses school funding issues during a meeting of the House Appropriations Committee, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at the Statehouse in Topeka. A...

Ethics committee recommends expelling Senator Don Meredith over sex with teen

A senator says the upper house is “leaning towards” accepting a Senate Ethics Committee recommendation to expel Sen. Don Meredith. Sen. Fabian Manning says Meredith's...

Ethics committee calls for expulsion of Sen. Don Meredith over sex ...

Huffington Post CanadaOTTAWA — The Senate ethics committee has recommended that the upper house take the unprecedented step of expelling disgraced Sen. Don Meredith for ...Don...

Toronto Community Housing in crisis

The Task Force, led by Senator Art Eggleton, conducted a one-year study to provide detailed insight and advice on how to get the beleaguered agency...

State's failures led to voter ID problems in 2016

Vancouver SunIn the Senate, Fraser also presented no evidence and refused to answer many critical questions altogether. He responded, "I am not advised" at .....

5/1/17 10:10pm Double Coverage: How would you grade the Saints ...

The NBA playoffs roll into the conference semi-finals. We update all the games in progress throughout the show tonight. 00:35:08. Download ...and more »...

Former Conservative Senate Leaders Quiet After New Harassment Details

Senators Claude Carignan and Yonah Martin, the government leader and deputy leader respectively in 2014, declined to comment. In a statement, current Conservative leader Sen.

Wise Owls? Scandal-plagued Senate releases children's book

Additional copies, the Senate says, will be printed in-house starting in August. Copies of the book will be left in the Senate's foyer for visitors...

The Senate needs to solve its Meredith problem — fast

(subscription) (subscription)The Senate Ethics Office opened its investigation in 2015, citing “an irregular rate of staff turnover and other patterns” in Meredith's office that...

Senator challenges climate commitments during fact-finding mission

Barry Perry, president of Fortis Inc., meets with members of the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources during a fact-finding mission to...

Progressives will urge Donna Edwards to run for Pr. George's County executive

County Executive Rushern Baker, who is term-limited, will serve his final year in 2018. Edwards last ran for public office in the spring of 2016,...

'Wise owls': Senate issues children's book to explain role of Red Chamber

Senator Lynn Beyak ignited a firestorm of criticism recently for her views on the residential school system. A colleague, Conservative Nova Scotia Senator Kelvin Ogilvie,...

State GOP elects new party leaders

Taylor beat out former U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Wade 149-102. Dennis Cini will serve as the party's new treasurer, while Carol Bodine stays on as...

Meredith won't address allegations by former aide: lawyer

(registration)The committee was aiming to finalize its recommendations by Tuesday, and then table them in the upper chamber, committee chairwoman Raynell Andreychuk said last...

Daily Kickoff: Billionaires regroup at Milken | Previewing Abbas' visit | Pence to host Jewish leaders | Ray Allen's ...

Terry McAuliffe (D-VA), House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), super-lobbyist Norm Brownstein, Michael Milken, David Rubenstein, Barry...

Ethics committee poised to rule on Don Meredith, as senator faces new sexual abuse allegations

Meredith, 52, was appointed as a Conservative senator by former prime minister Stephen Harper in 2010 before becoming a member of the Independent Senators Group.

from the office of the superintendent

Elizabeth Pomeranke was named recipient of the MIAAA and MSBA Belcher Scholarships last month. Both scholarships ... At the administrative team meeting this week, several...

Rotary gala raises hope — and money — for Salvation Army and Hope Air

The evening included a speech by George Furey, speaker of the Canadian Senate, a performance by comedian Trent McLellan (who's from Corner Brook) and was...

How Trump Could Get Fired

By this point in George W. Bush's term, Bush had travelled to twenty-three states and a foreign country. ..... “We finish the lunch and Senator...

Democracy loses when senators independent

Bob Runciman believes success in the newly anarchic Senate will depend on Harder's ability to build relationships in all camps. "At the end of the...

The Senate wrote a kids' book: 'Wise owls' bring order to forest of bickering beavers and bears

This fairy-tale scenario is how the Senate is branding itself to kids in a new picture book obtained by the , which describes itself on...