The Idaho Senate has voted unanimously – 35-0 – in favor of bipartisan legislation reforming Idaho’s civil forfeiture laws. HB 202 earlier passed the House on a 58-10 vote, but was amended in the Senate, so it still needs to go back to the House for concurrence in the amendments.
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Bipartisan Bromance Secured, Texas Congressmen Complete Road Trip to Washington
It began with a 5 a.m. planning session over coffee Tuesday morning in San Antonio’s Mi Tierra Cafe. It ended almost 36 hours later with a brisk walk up the steps of the U.S. Capitol with just 30 minutes to spare until votes Wednesday evening in the House of Representatives.
Bipartisan criminal-justice reform bills working through Arizona Legislature
A package of bills that would ease the financial toll of low-level crimes on the poor has been working its way through the Arizona Legislature but remains in limbo as a key deadline approaches for lawmakers.
Manchin Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Help Rural Water Systems
U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) recently introduced bipartisan legislation to make sure rural and small water systems have the technical training and assistance they need to improve wastewater treatment in rural communities.
Bill to support military families passes House with bipartisan support
A billed filed by Rep. Walker Thomas, R-Hopkinsville, to help support Kentucky’s military spouses passed the state House of Representatives Wednesday afternoon with bipartisan support.
Bipartisan support emerges for AL payday lending reform
Rep. Bob Fincher, R – District 37, knows taking on the payday lending industry in Alabama will be tough. According to the Alabama Banking Department, it’s more popular here than in any other state.
A bipartisan push to ban anti-gay conversion therapy
By Mark Pazniokas They were surrounded by Democratic allies, but gay activists tried to avoid partisan politics Monday as they …
Bipartisan Group Pushes Opioid Help Amid Obamacare Debate
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is fighting to keep attention focused on last session’s top health issue — abuse of prescription opioids, heroin and other drugs — although the 2010 health care law now dominates the health policy discourse.
Colorado bipartisan effort works to ease reading test burden for young English language learners
Colorado lawmakers from both political parties are seeking to undo a controversial State Board of Education decision that called for schools to test thousands of Colorado’s youngest students in English — a language they are still learning.
Bipartisan Support for Wisconsin Bill Helping Terminally Ill
Advocates for terminally ill patients in Wisconsin urged state lawmakers Wednesday to approve a bill that would allow the use of potentially life-saving experimental drugs that are still under federal review.