GOP Tax Bill Would Kill Deduction For Student Loan Interest Millions of Americans would lose the ability to deduct up to $2,500 in student loan interest under the Republican tax bill.
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.