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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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Congress | Government | Yucca Mountain

Yucca bill advanced by panel not likely to see House floor

November 21st, 2019 - 2:00am
The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved legislation that would restart the licensing process for building a national nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, but the measure, which is opposed by the state’s congressional delegation, is not expected to get a vote on the House floor.











Congress | Government | Yucca Mountain

DOE budget bill triggers Yucca Mountain fight

May 16th, 2019 - 2:05am
Whether to provide funding for the licensing of a national nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain will be among the top issues under debate next week when the U.S. House Appropriations Committee takes up the annual funding bill for the Department of Energy.

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