Monthly Archives: May 2015

New Twist In Kansas BYOB Alcohol Standoff

By John Celock A seemingly routine procedural debate in the Kansas House Tuesday turned chaotic as a proponent of a…  Read More >

Ohio Democrat Proposes Six Senate Primary Debates

By John Celock A 30-year-old Democrat seeking a U.S. Senate seat in Ohio is challenging the state’s former governor to…  Read More >

New Jersey Lawmakers Welcome Those ‘Coming In Peace’

By John Celock The New Jersey state Senate has taken steps to call the state “inclusive” in an effort to…  Read More >

Christie Attacks Obama National Security Policy

By John Celock New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) used a speech Monday to lay out a national security framework…  Read More >

Lawmakers Approve Kansas Trooper Pension Plan

By John Celock Kansas state troopers are one signature away from a new pension program that advocates say is one…  Read More >

Kansas House Defeats First Round Of Tax Bills

By John Celock The Kansas House of Representatives defeated a bill to raise the state’s sales tax Friday, the opening…  Read More >

Todd Richardson Picked As New Missouri House Speaker

By John Celock Capping off a roller coaster 36 hour period, Missouri House Republicans have tapped a 38-year-old lawmaker from…  Read More >

Kansas Senate Votes For Alcohol In Capitol

By John Celock The Kansas state Senate narrowly approved an amendment that would allow for alcohol consumption in the state…  Read More >

New Hampshire Democrats Want More Answers From Guinta

By John Celock In the wake of U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta (R-N.H.) being fined by the Federal Election Commission for…  Read More >

Missouri House Speaker John Diehl Resigns

By John Celock The speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives is resigning from the state Legislature a day after…  Read More >