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A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

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Archive: February 27, 2019

The tax cuts in House Bill 3137 overwhelmingly would go to the well-to-do. (West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, based on figures from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Critics of a proposal rushing through the House of Delegates say it could blow a hole in West Virginia's state budget by using one-time money to pay for permanent tax cuts that mostly help those who are well off. House Bill 3137 would create a fund where new money, including out ...Read More

Criminal-justice advocates say discrimination based on a person's past criminal record extends punishment long after release. (@skywardkick/Twenty20)

HARTFORD, Conn. - State legislators held a hearing Tuesday on a bill that would expand Connecticut's civil rights laws to prohibit discrimination based on a person's criminal history. The General Assembly's Labor and Public Employees Committee heard testimony on House Bill 6921. The first bill of i ...Read More

LGBTQ advocates say the military has not suffered in the more than three years since transgender troops were permitted to serve openly in the military. (Pamelaspoetry/Twenty20)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Military experts and LGBTQ leaders will speak today at a hearing of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel about the service of transgender people in the military. President Donald Trump announced a ban on transgender military personnel in 2017, and last m ...Read More

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