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California Lawmakers OK School Planning For Abuse, Safety

The California state Assembly has approved two bills that would require school districts to make detailed plans for reporting child abuse and prepare for violent incidents on campus. AB135 by Democratic Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan of Alamo requires school districts to …

Missouri Lawmakers Override On Uninsured Motorists

Missouri lawmakers have approved a veto override of legislation restricting lawsuits by uninsured motorists. The House approved the override Wednesday on a 109-51 vote, the bare minimum needed for a two-thirds majority. The bill achieved the mark only after Republican …

Nevada Assembly Approves Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Nevada lawmakers want to give medical marijuana users a legal way to obtain the drug 13 years after voters legalized medicinal pot in the state constitution. The Assembly voted 28-14 Monday to pass a bill establishing marijuana dispensaries. The measure …

Washington Lawmakers Vow To Push Abortion Insurance Bill

Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday that they will try to pass a bill during the current special session requiring insurers who cover maternity care – which Washington insurers are mandated to provide – to also pay for abortions. The measure passed …