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Lawmakers Get Two Sets Of Forecasts To Start Budget Process

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On the first day of hearings on Gov. Mike DeWine’s $69 billion operating budget, lawmakers are hearing about two sets of economic forecasts. And they’ll have to decide which estimates they’ll go with. “Conservative” is the word heard over and over when it comes to this budget. Some Republican and Democratic lawmakers have questioned how DeWine… Read More

Wisconsin AG Pulls Support for Indiana, Ohio Abortion Laws

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul has withdrawn Wisconsin’s support for laws in Indiana and Ohio that limit abortion access. Former Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel filed amicus briefs supporting the laws in a pair of lawsuits challenging them. The Capital Times reported Tuesday that Kaul withdrawn the state’s support on Monday…. Read More

W.Va. Gov Orders Crews to Prioritize Secondary Road Projects

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has ordered highway crews to compile a list of secondary road projects in their counties. Speaking to Division of Highways district engineers and county supervisors Tuesday in Charleston, the Republican governor gave them a three-day deadline to come up with a list of problem roads, then… Read More