State governments

File-This Feb. 25, 2018, file photo shows Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin speaking during the panel Caring for our Veterans at the National Governor Association 2018 winter meeting in Washington. Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday, May 11, 2018, that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association in a conservative state. The veto comes after opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities, including top officials with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation who have said it could erode public safety.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
May 12, 2018 - 1:03 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Republican Governor Mary Fallin has managed to anger both gun and gay rights groups on the same day. In a flurry of actions Friday, the term-limited governor vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit or training, prompting the...
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May 11, 2018 - 10:30 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill late Friday that gay rights advocates say would allow religious-based adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples, single people and non-Christians in placing children. The bill written by Republican Sen. Greg Treat...
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May 11, 2018 - 9:32 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill late Friday that gay rights advocates say would allow religious-based adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples, single people and non-Christians in placing children. The bill written by Republican Sen. Greg Treat...
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File-This Feb. 25, 2018, file photo shows Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin speaking during the panel Caring for our Veterans at the National Governor Association 2018 winter meeting in Washington. Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday, May 11, 2018, that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association in a conservative state. The veto comes after opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities, including top officials with the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation who have said it could erode public safety.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
May 11, 2018 - 7:46 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training, dealing a rare defeat to the National Rifle Association in a conservative state. The veto comes after opposition from the business...
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May 11, 2018 - 7:17 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill on late Friday that would have authorized adults to carry firearms without a permit or training. The veto comes after opposition from the business community and law enforcement authorities, including top officials with the...
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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 March 31, 2016, a Lyft ride-hailing service logo is displayed on a vehicle at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. A federal appeals court has reinstated a challenge to Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
May 11, 2018 - 5:21 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated a challenge to Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize. The city's 2015 measure requires companies that hire or contract with drivers of taxis, for-hire transportation...
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May 11, 2018 - 5:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A jury has convicted former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of public corruption charges, dashing the 74-year-old Democrat's second attempt to avoid prison after a decades-long career as one of the most powerful politicians in state government. The verdict Friday came more...
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens arrives at the Civil Courts building on the second day of jury selection of his felony invasion of privacy trial on Friday, May 11, 2018, in St. Louis, Mo. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 11, 2018 - 4:21 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A special examiner extracted thousands of images from the cellphone of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens "and none were found" of a woman whom the governor is charged with photographing while she was at least partially naked, Greitens' attorney said Friday. As jury selection entered its...
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May 11, 2018 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A jury is still deliberating in the corruption case against former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. The deliberations began on Thursday and resumed Friday at the retrial of Sheldon Silver, a Democrat who was once one of the most powerful politicians in state government...
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