Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Senate rejects broad Obamacare repeal bill

The Senate voted narrowly Tuesday to begin debate on a bill to repeal major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, but hours later, Republican leaders suffered a setback when their most comprehensive plan to replace former President Barack Obama’s health law fell far short of the votes it needed.

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Legislature expected to end session without a capital budget or water-rights deal

After a record-long session, lawmakers couldn’t find an agreement on the last of their unfinished business. That means the Legislature was set to go home late Thursday with at least two unresolved issues on the table: Rural water rights and the capital budget.
Melissa Santos melissa.santos@thenewstribune.com
Legislature expected to end session without a capital budget or water-rights deal 1:58

Legislature expected to end session without a capital budget or water-rights deal

What’s more dangerous than a drunk driver? You, on your phone 2:41

What’s more dangerous than a drunk driver? You, on your phone

SPSCC campus project a casualty of the state budget battle 1:00

SPSCC campus project a casualty of the state budget battle

Rep. Mike Thompson: 2:16

Rep. Mike Thompson: "To sweep this under the rug is a shame"