South Dakota Bill Leaves Evolution Skepticism Up To TeachersSouth Dakota is one of at least three states, along with Texas and Oklahoma, considering a bill on whether to let teachers decide how much skepticism to work into lessons on contentious scientific topics such as evolution and climate change.
Sponsors Back Off Bill To Require Sex Assault CorroborationThe sponsors of a New Hampshire bill that would require victims of sexual assault to corroborate their testimony are backing away from the proposal after backlash from victims' rights advocates and police.
Don't Sweat Your Electric Bill! Save Money This SummerThe only thing worse than 100 degree days is your electric bill trying to keep your home cool. Here are some easy ways to keep your bill down this summer!
Pennsylvania Becomes 24th State To Legalize Medical Marijuana ProgramPennsylvania has become the 24th state to legalize a comprehensive medical marijuana program.
Plano Woman Floored By Bill From Emergency ClinicShe was hit with an enormous bill simply because of the clinic she chose and learned a lesson that may help others.
President Obama Vetoes Bill To Repeal Signature Health Care LawPresident Barack Obama has vetoed legislation to repeal his signature health care law.
Texas Senate Slogs Through Teen Abortion Restrictions DebateA hotly debated tightening of abortion rules for Texas teenagers - which has already cleared the state House - is slowing activity to a crawl in the Senate, where Democrats are using logistical tactics to stall a vote.
Texas Senate Approves Open Carry Of HandgunsThe bill still needs a final House vote. That chamber has already passed a similar version.
Texas House Approves Bill Legalizing Low-Doses Of MarijuanaThe Texas House gave final approval Tuesday to a limited medical marijuana bill that would give epilepsy patients access to trace amounts of cannabis oil.
Texas House Approves Licensed Open Carry Of HandgunsTexas is closer to becoming the most populous state to allow licensed open carry of handguns after Republicans pushed through a key vote in the state House.
No Vote On Texas Open Carry Bill Tuesday The bill is headed back to committee to correct an error.
Technicality Halts Texas 'Open Carry' Bill, For NowDemocratic state lawmakers have used a technical objection to temporarily derail a high-profile push to overturn Texas' post-Civil War ban on the open carry of handguns.

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