- Paul claims new momentum ahead of second Senate showdown Updated: May-29-15 4:44 pm
CHICAGO - A confident Rand Paul claimed new momentum Friday in his fight against government surveillance programs, just days ahead of his second Capitol Hill showdown in as many weeks.
- Senate takes up road funding; House approves special session Updated: May-27-15 7:49 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - With just four days left in South Carolina's regular legislative session, the Senate finally began debating a bill to fund road and bridge construction.
- Nebraska inches closer to allowing meatpacker-owned hogs Updated: May-26-15 10:28 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska lawmakers moved one step closer Tuesday to lifting the state's ban on meatpacker-owned hogs, despite objections by senators who say it protects small and independent producers.
- SC Senate approves bill banning abortions after 19 weeks Updated: May-19-15 6:48 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The state Senate on Tuesday adopted a compromise on an anti-abortion bill, allowing the chamber to move on to road funding in the session's waning weeks.
- SC Senate budget deal includes $800 bonus for state workers Updated: May-07-15 8:20 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Senate has approved South Carolina's $7 billion budget after reaching an agreement that gives most state employees an $800 bonus.
- Tax credits for Nebraska wind energy stalled by filibuster Updated: May-05-15 6:25 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - An effort to attract more wind farms to Nebraska failed on Tuesday after senators derailed a bill that would have provided $75 million in production tax credits for renewable energy.