Bills

May 11, 2018 - 7:10 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed legislation authorizing adults to carry handguns without a permit. Fallin vetoed the bill after state law enforcement authorities, including Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Deputy Director Rick Adams, said it could erode public safety...
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FILE- In this Aug. 23, 2007, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to a gender-neutral restroom at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. Gov. Phil Scott is expected to sign legislation, Friday, May 11, 2018, to require that all single occupancy restrooms in Vermont public buildings be marked as gender neutral. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)
May 11, 2018 - 10:23 am
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont will soon require that all single occupancy restrooms in public buildings be marked as gender neutral. Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill Friday that is the most recent development in the national debate over whether transgender individuals should be required to...
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FILE - This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury, Nev. The House is moving to approve an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 10, 2018 - 1:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday approved an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers. Supporters say the bill would help solve a nuclear-waste storage problem that has festered for more than three...
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FILE - This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury, Nev. The House is moving to approve an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 10, 2018 - 11:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to revive the nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain (all times local): 11:26 a.m. The House has approved an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers...
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FILE - This April 9, 2015, file photo shows the south portal of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump near Mercury, Nev. The House is moving to approve an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 10, 2018 - 12:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is moving to approve an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state lawmakers. Supporters say a bill slated for a vote Thursday would help solve a nuclear-waste storage problem that has...
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May 09, 2018 - 4:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Republican-led New York Senate has approved a package of legislation aimed at Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's economic development policies. The legislation approved Wednesday seeks to require more transparency and accountability for programs that amount to billions of...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2013 file photo, Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., testifies at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Several Republican lawmakers are beginning to collect signatures on a petition to force House votes on immigration legislation, and a leader of the group says they will garner enough support to succeed. Denham said he was beginning to collect signatures on his plan for four House votes. In a meeting Tuesday with Ryan, Denham said he told the speaker he had the backing he needs. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 09, 2018 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans with moderate views on immigration defied party leaders and took steps Wednesday toward forcing election-year House votes on the issue, and one top maverick said they had enough support to succeed. The rebellious lawmakers are pushing the House to vote in June on four...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2013 file photo, Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., testifies at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Several Republican lawmakers are beginning to collect signatures on a petition to force House votes on immigration legislation, and a leader of the group says they will garner enough support to succeed. Denham said he was beginning to collect signatures on his plan for four House votes. In a meeting Tuesday with Ryan, Denham said he told the speaker he had the backing he needs. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 09, 2018 - 1:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers with moderate views on immigration defied party leaders and took steps Wednesday toward forcing election-year House votes on the issue, and a leader of the group said they had enough support to succeed. The legislators want the House to vote on four bills...
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Chairman, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., arrives to begin a House Appropriations Committee markup hearing for spending on military and veterans affairs, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Washington. The committee approved a wide-ranging plan Tuesday to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system and fix a budget crisis in its troubled Choice private-sector program, a major step toward fulfilling President Donald Trump's promise to expand private care options. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 08, 2018 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee approved a wide-ranging plan Tuesday to give veterans more freedom to see doctors outside the Veterans Affairs health system and fix a budget crisis in its troubled Choice private-sector program, a major step toward fulfilling President Donald Trump's promise to...
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St. John Fisher College (Photo: USA Today Sports/Mark Konezny)
May 04, 2018 - 3:15 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Bills will continue to operate its training camp at St. John Fisher College. Owner and Team President Kim Pegula released the following statement on Friday “We really enjoy our summers at training camp at St. John Fisher and the relationship we continue to...
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