Georgia Senate Votes Down Bill To Create Buckhead City

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Stephen Fowler, GPB News A yearslong effort by a small but vocal group pushing for a wealthy Atlanta neighborhood to secede from the city’s control was roundly rebuked Thursday, as a bipartisan coalition in the Georgia Senate rejected legislation for the City of Buckhead City. Ten Republicans joined the entire …

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Michigan House Repeals State’s 1931 Abortion Ban

Protestors march in support of abortion rights in Michigan

Ken Coleman, Michigan Advance In bipartisan fashion, the Michigan House approved bills on Thursday that would nullify Michigan’s 1931 abortion ban. The vote was 58-50 on the two bills, with state Reps. Thomas Kuhn (R-Troy) and Donni Steele (R-Orion Twp.) crossing over to join Democrats to vote for the legislation. …

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Senate Democrats Back FAA Nominee, Despite GOP Attacks At Confirmation Hearing

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Jacob Fischler, Nebraska Examiner Republicans on a U.S. Senate panel raised several objections Wednesday to President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Federal Aviation Administration, while Democrats indicated their support and called the objections “fake scandals” meant only to create a political controversy. The Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee’s confirmation …

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