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Top Lawmakers Vow To Give Up Next Year's Pay Raise

Posted: 02/10/2009 - Maryland Democrat Steny Hoyer says it would inappropriate for Congress to take its annual cost of living pay hike in 2010 while the economy is in such bad shape and so many people are losing their jobs.

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Hearing Held On Voter ID Bill

Posted: 02/10/2009 - Kansas State Representative Mike Burgess (R-Topeka) appeared before the House Elections Committee Monday in support of House Bill 2077, a voter ID bill.

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Kansas Budget Talks Hit Impasse

Posted: 02/10/2009 - Kansas House and Senate negotiators hit an impasse on a compromise bill to close an estimated $199 million state budget deficit.

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Talks Resume On Kansas Budget

Posted: 02/09/2009 - House and Senate negotiators are resuming talks on a compromise bill for closing an estimated $199 million state budget deficit.

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Sen. Brownback Hopeful On Detainee Decision

Posted: 02/09/2009 - Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback says policymakers in Washington are beginning to slow down and think through the decision to close the Guantanamo Detainee Center.

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Bill Would Abolish Kansas' Death Penalty

Updated: 02/07/2009 - A state lawmaker wants to see the Kansas death penalty abolished to help close the state's projected budget shortfall of $199 million.

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House Approves Childrens' Health Bill

Updated: 02/04/2009 - The House has overwhelmingly approved a bill to provide government-sponsored health coverage to 4 million more children.

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