Pledge of Allegiance mandate for kids advances
The way Rep. John Fillmore sees it, young children need to hear and say the Pledge of Allegiance every morning at school.
Democrats irked at barefaced Republicans, don’t file complaints
A month into the legislative session, nobody has yet filed a formal complaint about lawmakers who deliberately disregard the Covid safety guidelines set up by the House and Senate to ensure the safety of lawmakers, staff and visitors.
Lobbyists navigate lawmakers’ bad behavior, professional relationships
In 2018, at the height of the Me Too movement, investigators for the House of Representatives dismissed a lobbyist’s allegations of harassment against a state representative because the lobbyist sent friendly text messages after the alleged incident occurred.
House panel gives blessing to ‘God enriches’ bill
Saying it just translates a Latin word already in the state motto, a House panel voted Monday to let schools literally put the word "God'' into classrooms -- as long as it's connected to the word "enriches.''