Executive Order

AP News Staff
November 09, 2018 - 7:13 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas' new Democratic governor-elect says she will look to block enforcement of a new adoption law that she and LGBT-rights activists consider discriminatory. That would be a sharp break with the state's two previous conservative Republican governors. Gov.-elect Laura Kelly...
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Bill Grady
July 27, 2018 - 7:28 am
Thursday marked the 70th anniversary of President Harry Truman's signing of executive order 9981, which desegrated the United States military. Before Truman's risky decision -- he was facing a difficult election challenge from Republican Thomas Dewey -- black and white soldiers served in separate...
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July 18, 2017 - 7:57 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri is no longer the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program. Republican Gov. Eric Greitens on Monday signed an executive order establishing a drug monitoring program that will focus on those prescribing the drugs and filling the prescriptions. The...
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