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Indy DC Download: Republican anti-abortion bills failed in the Senate as the House approved a sweeping measure to crack down on youth smoking

February 29th, 2020 - 2:00am
The Senate last week failed to advance two GOP-drafted bills to restrict abortion while the House approved legislation to curtail youth smoking despite concern that a provision banning menthol-flavored cigarettes would enable law enforcement to target the black community.

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White House plan to seek alternatives to Yucca gets cold reception from panel

February 27th, 2020 - 5:23pm
A White House decision to look for alternatives to storing the nation’s nuclear waste in Nevada received a cold reception Thursday from members of a congressional spending panel, including one GOP lawmaker who called out the administration for “playing politics” with nuclear storage and another Republican who told the energy secretary not to stop work at Yucca Mountain.








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