Cornyn Optimistic GOP Will Have Votes To Pass Health Overhaul Sen. John Cornyn expects to start debate on the Senate's health care bill next week but says of holding together the Republican votes necessary to do so, "It's going to be a nail-bitter, no question."
House Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending BillHouse passes $1.1T government funding measure; first major bipartisan bill of Trump administration.
Bill To Avert Shutdown For 1 Week Clears HouseHouse members have easily voted to approve a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight.
Trump Lets States Block Some Planned Parenthood MoneyFurther chipping away at his predecessor's legacy, President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday that lets states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.
Bill Cutting Gun License Fees Advances In Texas LegislatureA bill reducing fees for gun licenses statewide is heading to the full Texas Senate.
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.

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