"Bill Crossover --- The 2013-2014 General Assembly
deadline for most bills to cross over from one chamber
to the other has come and gone. Under the House and
Senate rules, to be considered any further in 2013 or
2014, bills must meet the deadline. However, the
deadline does not apply to bills that involve finance or
appropriations provisions. After several long
legislative days, including a ten hour marathon in the
House on Wednesday, the final push came on Thursday with
over 180 bills crossing over from the House and Senate."
County sheriff, district attorney announce crackdown on
video gambling operations
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday began
raiding video gambling sweepstakes cafes still operating
in Cumberland County since the state Supreme Court in
December ruled they are illegal.
deputies went into three of the businesses to arrest the
owners, cite the players and seize the gaming terminals,
the Sheriff's Office said. Two homes and two cars also
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