- Public funds for private schools on Senate docket Updated: Mar-07-14 11:53 pm
- 4 couples sue Indiana over same-sex marriage ban Updated: Mar-07-14 8:22 pm
- Senate committee moves amendment for student loans Updated: Mar-06-14 6:56 pm
- Nebraska proposal to expand horse racing advances Updated: Mar-05-14 8:27 pm
- Kittle: Gay marriage talks misstated by Bosma Updated: Mar-05-14 5:39 pm
- Sen. Mark Begich: Public money for public schools Updated: Mar-03-14 10:20 pm
- Fla. House gambling bill would not allow casinos Updated: Mar-03-14 10:16 pm
- Leader says lost supermajority won't hinder Senate Updated: Mar-03-14 8:29 pm
- Senators back higher bar for voter amendments Updated: Mar-03-14 7:25 pm
- Weather delays panel on NC jury trial amendment Updated: Mar-03-14 11:02 am
- Amendment would protect Conn. transportation fund Updated: Mar-03-14 10:11 am
- Several issues before lawmakers on Crossover Day Updated: Mar-02-14 2:25 pm
- Panel advances call for convention of states Updated: Mar-02-14 7:05 am
- Black Miss. lawmakers seek to block voter ID law Updated: Feb-27-14 6:16 pm
- Mo. Senate backs limits on governor's budget cuts Updated: Feb-27-14 1:05 pm
- Collins, Nets dealing with bright spotlight Updated: Feb-27-14 1:05 am
- 10,900 immigrants applied for license under policy Updated: Feb-26-14 8:20 pm
- Texas gay marriage ban latest to be struck down Updated: Feb-26-14 5:35 pm
- Special counsel hired to defend gay marriage ban Updated: Feb-26-14 2:20 pm
- Dunleavy: Let people decide proposed amendments Updated: Feb-25-14 10:27 pm
- Mo. House endorses voter photo ID requirement Updated: Feb-25-14 4:23 pm
- Foes of transgender rights law fail to force vote Updated: Feb-25-14 1:44 am
- Transgender rights repeal misses California ballot Updated: Feb-24-14 10:05 pm
- New Mexico lawmakers pass more bills than in 2012 Updated: Feb-24-14 7:43 am
- House Judiciary to conclude testimony on amendment Updated: Feb-23-14 5:38 am
JUNEAU, Alaska - A proposal to amend Alaska's constitution to allow for public money to go to private or religious schools has been placed on the Senate calendar for Monday.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Four gay couples from southern Indiana sued the state Friday, seeking to force Indiana to recognize same-sex marriages from out of state and issue licenses to same-sex couples.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Senate State Affairs Committee on Thursday advanced a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow state backing on low-interest loans for students interested in college.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska racetracks are one step closer to allowing bets on previously run horse races, after a vote in the Legislature.
INDIANAPOLIS - A former chairman of the Indiana Republican Party said Tuesday that he never promised "unlimited" campaign funds to make the proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage go away, but rather offered to support lawmakers if they opposed the ban.
JUNEAU, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Mark Begich said Monday that Alaskans should never amend the state constitution as a "fix" for education.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A bid to bring major casinos to South Florida was dealt a significant setback under a sweeping gambling proposal rolled out late Monday by the Republican-controlled Florida House.
SACRAMENTO, California - Major issues facing the Legislature, including a water bond and reshaping the state's rainy day fund, can be addressed this year despite the loss of Democrats' supermajority, the state Senate leader said Monday.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Constitutional amendments favored by one political party but not the other, like the two failed measures from 2012 to ban gay marriage and require photo identification for voting, would become much less frequent under a proposal a state Senate committee backed Monday.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A state panel designed to provide more information to voters about a proposed change to North Carolina's Constitution involving jury trials has postponed meeting because of the winter weather.
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - State lawmakers, facing numerous and costly transportation projects, are considering a constitutional amendment on the ballot in November forbidding the legislature from raiding the state's Special Transportation Fund.
ATLANTA - Monday marks a key deadline as bills must pass either the House or Senate to remain active for the last 10 days of the session. Known as Crossover Day, it marks the 30th day of the 40-day session.
JUNEAU, Alaska - A proposal urging a convention of the states to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution has advanced from the House Finance Committee.
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus is asking U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to block the state's plan to start using a voter identification law.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri governors would be barred from making budget cuts to schools under a proposed constitutional amendment passed by the Senate.
PORTLAND, Oregon - Deron Williams took a moment to snap a few photos of Brooklyn teammate Jason Collins at their shootaround in Portland.
ATLANTA - Nearly 10,900 immigrants granted temporary permission to remain in the U.S. under a federal policy aimed at people brought to the country illegally as children have applied for Georgia driver's licenses or permits since the policy took effect, state data shows.
AUSTIN, Texas - A federal judge declared a same-sex marriage ban in deeply conservative Texas unconstitutional on Wednesday, but will allow the nation's second-most populous state to enforce the law pending an appeal that will likely go to the U.S. Supreme Court.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has hired outside legal help to fight challenges to Louisiana's gay marriage ban.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Sen. Mike Dunleavy said Tuesday that Alaskans should get the chance to cast their vote on proposed constitutional changes pertaining to issues like education and marriage.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri House Republicans are trying again to enact legislation that would require voters to show photo identification before casting ballots, and they're hoping the courts or the Democratic governor don't stand in the way this time.
SAN FRANCISCO - Opponents of a new California law that provides transgender students certain rights in public schools have failed to gather enough voter signatures to place a referendum to repeal the law on the November ballot.
SAN FRANCISCO - A referendum to overturn a new California law that provides transgender students certain rights in public schools will not appear on the November ballot because its backers failed to gather enough voter signatures to qualify the measure, the secretary of state said Monday.
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Legislature approved more bills this year than it did during the last 30-day session.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The House Judiciary Committee will take up discussions Wednesday on a proposed constitutional amendment allowing state funds to go to private and religious schools.