House committee

File photo of a person writing a text message. (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Texting While Driving Ban Dies In House Committee

A South Dakota House committee has killed a bill that would have banned texting while driving despite sometimes-tearful testimony from people whose loved ones have been killed in texting-related wrecks.

02/27/2013

File photo of a table upon which lethal injections are performed. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

Oregon Lawmakers To Consider Death Penalty Repeal

Oregon’s complicated relationship with capital punishment takes center stage this week as a House committee takes up Gov. John Kitzhaber’s plea for a public vote on repealing the death penalty

02/24/2013

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,671 other followers