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    Washington Gubernatorial Debate

    A debate was held by candidates to replace Governor Locke, who did not seek re-election. Democratic candidate Gregoire has been state attorney general since 1992. Republican Rossi…

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    Washington Gubernatorial Debate

    A debate was held by candidates to replace Governor Locke, who did not seek re-election. Democratic candidate Gregoire has been state attorney general since 1992. Republican Rossi…

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    Unsolicited Electronic Mail

    Participants talked about the problem of unsolicited commercial e-mail known as “Spam.” Among the topics they addressed were potential legislation to regulate unsolicited…

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    Energy Prices in the West

    Witnesses testified about the role of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s response to the Western energy shortage. The hearing contains five panels of witnesses. There…

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    State Tobacco Settlements Protection

    Senators and others representing their states announced that they would support legislation to protect money received from state tobacco settlements from possible seizure by the federal…

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    Tobacco Settlement

    President Clinton talked with reporters about the agreement between State Attorney Generals and tobacco companies. He discussed how tobacco companies are now financially responsible…

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    Tobacco Settlement News Conference

    Attorneys general from several states talked with reporters about the agreement they have made with tobacco companies. The agreement provides $206 billion for eleven states and will…

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    Tobacco Legislation Markup Part 1

    Committee members debated final language on the National Tobacco Policy and Youth Smoking Reduction Act. Amendments were offered in order of the different titles of the bill. This…

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    Tobacco Legislation

    Senator McCain and others announced a compromise on tobacco legislation on which the Senate Commerce Committee would vote later in the week. The bill would cap punitive damages at $6.5…

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    Attorneys General Conference

    Attorneys General met to hear from members of Congress concerned with various legal issues. Senator Hatch spoke about juvenile crime legislation and tobacco…

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    Tobacco Settlement Review

    After President Clinton’s announcement on needed revisions to the tobacco settlement, anti-tobacco leaders talked to reporters. They praised the president and stressed the goal…

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    Tobacco Settlement

    Attorneys general from a number of states announced a settlement reached today with the tobacco industry. The settlement will create a trust fund to pay for medical costs resulting…

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    Assisted Suicide Arguments Reactions

    After the Court heard oral arguments in cases concerning the legality of doctor-assisted suicide, attorneys and representatives of other interested parties commented on the…

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    Washington Journal: Sunday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Democratic Platform Hearing

    In the evening session, citizens and representatives of various organizations testified about various social issues, including education, urban issues and health care.

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    Democratic Platform Drafting Meeting

    The committee worked on an initial draft of the Democratic Party platform prior to next month’s Democratic national convention in Chicago. Governor Miller chaired the…

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