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"We are basically wiping out any kind of local control, and the state Legislature is taking complete control", Sen. "I think it's wrong for one individual to be able to hold up something that affects 40,000 or our Floridians, potentially", Latvala said.

The Senate will produce a mathematically sound fiscal plan that protects the private sector and is in the best interest of the state, Kelly told reporters.

NJCAA Assistant Executive Director Mark Krug said Wednesday they're aware of the Texas bill that would require transgender people to use restrooms that correspond to the sex on their birth certificates. Senators are interested in eliminating some oil and gas tax credits, but they don't want the House's increase to the industry's taxes.

"The Senate Judiciary Committee had two clear chances to reject hate and xenophobia and stand up for states' rights", Esgar said this week. The Legislature has about two weeks left in the 90-day session. The House would retain the NCCI joint ratings system, but allow deviations of no more than 5 percent up or down.

The major deficit-reduction piece being considered calls for structured draws from the earnings of the Alaska Permanent Fund, an oil-wealth fund that has grown through investments.

For the past five years, the state has had deficits and been using savings to get by. If approved, the amended bill would have forced KettleHouse Brewing in Missoula to close its north side taproom, sparking backlash that killed the amendment.

Sumter's Montgomery to make Major League Baseball debut Wednesday
Montgomery is getting the first chance to show what he can do as the fifth starter and he'll have to pitch well to keep the job. And that something is taking the ball to make his first major league start tomorrow at Yankee Stadium .

In addition to these medical marijuana bills, the Senate is considering another bill that would make possession of an ounce or less of marijuana a violation, rather than a crime.

Introducing his changes to the Senate version, state Rep.

As part of its enforcement provisions, the bill would allow citizens to file complaints with the attorney general's office if they believe a jurisdiction is not in compliance with the law. 26, and Republicans from that chamber included a measure that would implement a statutory limit on government spending. Walker and House majority leaders have argued for a fuller plan.

Opponents, though, said the bill is really meant to open the door to religious teaching in science classrooms and would prevent educators and parents from having control over what their children are taught.

State Sen. Eric Bassler (R-Washington) has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) to serve as a Senate advisor on the Conference Committee for House Bill 1002.

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