Posts Tagged State legislature

Detroit still needs $350M from state lawmakers

FILE- In this Oct. 23, 2013 file photo, Dennis Marton walks with protesters at a rally outside The Theodore Levin United States Courthouse in Detroit. The city of Detroit reached tentative agreements to preserve pensions for retired police office and firefighters but cut monthly payments for other former employees, officials said Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Pressure was building Wednesday for Michigan lawmakers to commit $350 million to Detroit pensions, a day after the city reached tentative agreements with pension funds and a retiree group to reduce payouts.

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Rupp Arena financing plan still in limbo

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The clock finally ran out on a proposal to insert state-supported bonding into the financing packaging to renovate Rupp Arena.

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Judges try to overturn Martinez’s veto on raises

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of New Mexico judges sued Gov. Susana Martinez on Monday in an effort to overturn a veto that denied them an 8 percent pay raise, an increase the governor says too far eclipsed those given to other state employees like teachers.

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Senate to honor 3 Providence basketball greats

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Three basketball legends who played at Providence College are being honored by the Rhode Island Senate.

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Legislature honors ISU men’s basketball team

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers honored the Iowa State University men’s basketball team for what they deemed a “brilliant” season.

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