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The Senate Story That Everyone is Missing

While everyone is focused on Neil Gorsuch, the Trump Administration may be about to deliver the coup de grace to the executive branch’s slow evisceration of the Senate’s constitutional competence over America’s international treaties.

On 4 November 2016, the Paris Climate Agreement entered into force. Four days later, Donald Trump was elected President of the United States. If President Trump follows through on his campaign promise to “cancel” U.S. participation in the Paris Agreement, such action threatens to permanently and decisively shift the balance of power between America’s legislative and executive branches, in favor of the latter.

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Alabama Senate committee approves bill to change teacher tenure, evaluations

Alabama Senate committee approves bill to change teacher tenure, evaluations
The Education and Youth Affairs Committee approved the bill on a 5-4 vote after a public hearing during which more than 20 people spoke, divided about evenly between opponents and proponents. The bill, by Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, moves to the …
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Advocates continue to lobby state Senate for autism insurance bill

Advocates continue to lobby state Senate for autism insurance bill
OKLAHOMA CITY – Patience, persistence, and passage of House Bill 2962 has become the mission for the parents of autistic children in Oklahoma. They have, after all, been waiting for over eight years for an autism insurance reform bill to be passed by …
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