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By Associated Press
The House on Thursday passed a $280 billion package to boost the semiconductor industry and scientific research in a bid to create more high-tech jobs in the United States and help it better compete with international rivals, namely China.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this week and were met with a growing list of legislative items to tackle. From funding for Ukraine to more COVID relief, there’s a lot they’re hoping to accomplish before the legislative calendar is upended…
By Lisa Desjardins, Tyriana Evans, Saher Khan
The measure would bring about the largest overhaul of U.S. elections in a generation, touching on almost every aspect of the electoral process.
By Brian Slodysko, Christina A. Cassidy, Associated Press
President Joe Biden last week created a commission to spend the next six months examining the politically incendiary issues of expanding the court and instituting term limits for justices.
By Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press
Hungary's parliament has approved a bill giving Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government extraordinary powers during the coronavirus pandemic, and setting no end date for them.
As the calendar turned to 2019 this week, new laws are taking effect, and new state legislatures are looking to push even more changes. In some states, these measures will address gun safety, roll back business licensing regulations and legalize…
By Matt Sedensky, Associated Press
Some on the right are working to cement change by amending the Constitution and bypassing the usual process.
By Julia Griffin
Photographer Olivia Locher's latest project, “I Fought the Law,” chronicles the bizarre and obscure laws that have made their way into America’s state and local legislation.
By Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
Gov. Jerry Brown's aggressive plea for lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful this week.
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