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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.

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.

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