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Monday, March 16, 2009

Legislative notes

Posted By on Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 4:52 PM

John Williams reports from the Capitol:

A deal is in the works, but not completed, to transfer some tobacco cessation money to support drug courts (where the idea is to get people to stop using drugs).

Also: Senate voted 28-1 to expand ARKids, as expected .... House committee beat bill to prohibit naming of public facilities after living public officials ... Senate committee rejected bill to give motorcyclists a choice between wearing a helmet or pay for more health insurance.

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