The House floor session on Thursday was the culmination of weeks of frustration on both sides of the aisle.
Edgmon said he’s hopeful the Legislature will reach a fiscal solution that is both balanced in terms of serving vulnerable populations and sustainable into the future.
He said the need to address the state’s fiscal crisis brought the caucus together.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addressed a joint meeting of Congress Thursday, thanking lawmakers for their support of Kiev in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.
Former House Speaker Tom Foley, who led the chamber from 1989 to 1995, has died, according to his family. He was 84.
Navy Capt. Charlie Plumb (Ret.) was the last speaker for this year’s Pillars of America series
“What you guys have done means the work that I’m doing is important. I’m really proud of that. I’m really proud of all of you,” the president says just before a tear comes down his right cheek. It’s a rare public show of emotion from “no-drama Obama.”» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us