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Senate OKs Higher Ed Bill To Tackle Tuition Rates

The Senate passed its higher education budget on Wednesday, a $2.8 billion package that aims to hold down tuition and make public universities and colleges more accountable to the state.

04/17/2013

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Senator Wants Senate Chamber Prayers Nondenominational

On Monday, a prayer on the Senate floor made Democratic State Sen. Terri Bonoff feel “highly uncomfortable.”

03/16/2011

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State Sen. Wants Jesus Out Of Senate Prayers

A state senator who is Jewish said Tuesday she was “highly uncomfortable” while a visiting Baptist pastor repeatedly mentioned Jesus Christ and Christianity in a prayer on the floor of the state Senate a day earlier, and wants to require that prayers in the chamber be nondenominational.

03/15/2011