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California Lawmakers Consider Doctors’ Role in Drug Overdoses

A physician heading California’s medical board told lawmakers on Monday that acquiring information necessary to investigate cases of potential prescription drug abuse poses a challenge to the oversight panel. Board president Sharon Levine said a complaint is needed to begin …

Eastern States Decry Sandy Cuts

Three Democratic members of Congress from Connecticut, New Jersey and New York are voicing concerns about automatic federal budget cuts that will trim federal Superstorm Sandy aid. In a conference call Friday, Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro said last week’s cuts …

South Carolina Legislators Pledge to Tackle Cyber Security

South Carolina legislators say they’re willing to spend whatever it takes to prevent another massive security breach in state government, once they have a handle on what’s necessary. House and Senate leaders of both parties say cyber security will be …