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U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Sign This Petition

     
    If you feel as I do that Pennsylvania needs to change its statutes of limitation for child sex abuse, here's a link to a petition urging committee chairs in the state Legislature to stop blocking two important bills from consideration.......
  • Adams: I’ll work to repeal healthcare law – and use it to raise money

     
    U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, has gone on record as upset by the Supreme Court healthcare decision and determined to repeal it. But it took her an hour longer than it did her rival, U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, and — unlike Mica —...
  • Anger over S.F. mass-killing suspect's deportation snafu

     
    As authorities continue to investigate the background of the suspect in the slaying of five San Francisco residents, lawmakers are calling for legislation that would allow for the lengthier detention of criminal immigrants who cannot be repatriated....
  • GoDaddy backs away from piracy bill after pressure from websites

     
    Internet registration service GoDaddy.com has taken itself out of the firing line on one of the Internet community's biggest controversies. GoDaddy had been a vocal supporter of the Stop Online Piracy Act, the bill that would allow media companies to........
  • ‘Inspirational message’ bill clears House panel

     
    From the News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A controversial measure allowing students to deliver “inspirational messages” at public school events passed the House Education Committee on Monday, leaving it one stop away from what could...
  • Gaetz says no to House proposal protecting lawmakers from testifying

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate President Designate Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, who led the Senate's redistricting process, said Monday that a House proposal to shield legislators and their staffs from ever being required to testify or produce public records...
  • House advances bill to shield itself from testifying

     
    TALLAHASSEE – A House committee voted 13-5 Thursday for a bill that would shield legislators and their staffs from ever being required to testify or produce public records when they get sued. The Republican-controlled Legislature’s proposal to...
  • House panel passes ‘Caylee’s law’

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The House Judiciary Committee passed its version of Caylee's Law Wednesday, a bill that would make it a third-degree felony to purposely give wrong information to law enforcement looking for a missing child who is 16-years-old or...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Weekend Warm-Up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's looking to be a scorcher of a weekend here in the seat of power -- and we're not just talking about budget negotiations. Temperatures are supposed to tip up into the mid-to high-80s here......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: Ed Rendell Still Thinks You're A Wuss.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. It's a rainy and gray day here in the seat of power. For reasons entirely unclear to us, both the House and Senate are out of session until May 21 (it takes that long to......
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Without preamble or artifice, here's the five things you need to know to get your day started on this 7th day of June. 1. Republican legislative leaders and the Corbett administration continued their budget...
  • Critical Child Sex Abuse Legislation

     
    I've been writing about House Bills 832 and 878, both of which grew out of a Philadelphia grand jury's most recent findings on clergy abuse and cover-ups involving the Philadelphia Archdiocese. They've been buried in the state House Judiciary Committee......