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New Florida senate president promises "civility, transparency"

Sen. Bill Galvano became president of the Florida Senate on Tuesday, promising to leave a contentious election behind and to promote a more civil discussion of issues facing the nation’s third-largest state. Galvano, a 52-year-old Republican la.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Bill Nelson concedes as Rick Scott wins tight Florida Senate race

Republican Rick Scott won Florida’s hotly contested U.S. Senate race over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson after a second recount, flipping the seat to the GOP and expanding the party’s Senate majority......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 18th, 2018

"It"s Not Enough": US Senate Proposes New Bill To Ban Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

After previously on Thursday the Senate killed a proposal by Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) to block $300 million in US arms sales to Bahrain — a key Saudi coalition ally in the Yemen war — Senators proposed another bill that would suspend .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 16th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Tight Florida Senate and governor races head to a recount

The Florida Senate race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Sen. Bill Nelson is headed to a recount as unofficial election results Saturday showed Scott leading Nelson by a slight margin......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 10th, 2018

Scott topples Nelson for U.S. Senate seat

Eight years after shocking the political establishment by becoming Florida governor, Republican Rick Scott declared victory late Tuesday night in his campaign against U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. As of midnight, Scott led by about 56,000 votes out of more th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2018

U.S. Senate bill could give Tesla, GM electric car tax credit boost

Tesla Inc and General Motors Co, which have lobbied Congress to lift a cap on electric vehicles eligible for a $7,500 tax credit, could get their way for up to four years under a new proposal from a Republican senator......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2018

Pauline Hanson on Immigration in Australia

Last week Senator Pauline Hanson introduced her Plebiscite (Future Migration level) Bill 2018 to the Senate. The Bill proposes to give voters a say on whether Australia’s immigration le.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 18th, 2018

Wisconsin GOP leader: Not enough votes for paper plants bill

A Republican co-chair of the Legislature's budget committee said Monday there are not enough votes in the Senate to pass a tax break bill designed to keep open a pair of Kimberly-Clark Corp. plants in northeast Wisconsin, saving more than 600 jobs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 6th, 2018

Wisconsin Republican balks at plan to help Kimberly-Clark

A Republican state lawmaker said Wednesday he won't support a tax break bill to help keep a pair of Kimberly-Clark Corp. plants in Wisconsin open, a blow to hopes that the state Senate would quickly pass the bill to save more than 600 jobs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 25th, 2018

NYC"s school zone speed-camera program set to expire

Children's lives will be in danger because the Republican-led state Senate failed to pass legislation extending the use of speed cameras near city schools, Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 22nd, 2018

A fifth Republican announces plans to leave the state Senate

A fifth Republican has announced that he won't seek re-election to the New York state Senate. Sen. Bill Larkin made his announcement Thursday in Newburgh. The 90-year-old has represented parts of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 3rd, 2018

Bill would allow limited-service banks for cannabis businesses

A bill before the California Senate would seek to create limited-service banks and credit unions for the cannabis industry, which is largely banned from using the regular banking system. Senate Bill 930, which would allow marijuana businesses to wri.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Senate committee to draft bill to protect Mueller from being fired

The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday his .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2018

McConnell says he"s open to paring back US spending bill

The Senate's top Republican says he's open to a proposal from the White House to pare back a hard-fought spending package that has come under assault from party conservatives......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 10th, 2018

Jon Kyl to leave Senate on Dec. 31, setting up second appointment for seat

Arizona Republican Jon Kyl will resign from the Senate on Dec. 31, setting up a second appointment by Gov. Doug Ducey to fill the seat formerly occupied by the late John McCain. The Arizona Republic reported Ducey and aides have bee.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch7 hr. 48 min. ago

Republican senator distances himself from Raytheon stock buy

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee quickly unloaded newly acquired Raytheon stock following a report that the purchase was made after he urged President Donald Trump to boost defense spending by billions of dollars......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 13th, 2018

Growing Hemp to Become Legal in the US

The U.S. House and Senate have approved the 2018 Farm Bill that includes provisions to once again legalize industrial hemp farming. The bill is now waiting for an expected signature from the........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 13th, 2018

New Age Beverages Is An Early Winner From The Pending Farm Bill

New Age Beverages Corp (NASDAQ: NBEV) shares were trading up again Wednesday on the back of the Senate vote on the 2018 Farm Bill. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 12th, 2018

House passes farm bill and sends to Trump for signature

The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a $867 billion measure reauthorizing farm programs and sent it to President Donald Trump. The farm bill, which passed the Senate on Tuesday, ultimately left out a provision that would have .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2018

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis sector mostly lower as investors shrug off Senate vote to legalize commercial hemp

Cannabis stocks were mostly lower on Wednesday, as the news that the Senate has approved a new U.S. Farm Bill that legalizes commercial hemp failed to inspire investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2018