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New info Bill to make Bible Tennessee's official state book fails in Senate
NASHVILLE -- Efforts to designate the "Holy Bible" as Tennessee government's official book failed in the state Senate Thursday after the controversial bill, which had attracted national attention, was forced back to committee. [ Find out more... ]

New info NH senators endorse 4th graders plan to name state wildcat
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A Senate committee is unanimously backing fourth graders' plan to name the bobcat New Hampshire's official state wildcat. [ Find out more... ]

New info Tennessee House votes Bible as official state book
On April 9th, 2015, Governor David Ige signed off on House Bill No. 1275 giving the state two official instruments and the Hawaiian guitar is not one of them. [ Find out more... ]

New info Bobcat bill up before NH lawmakers
PETERBOROUGH, N.H. —Fourth- and fifth-grade students at the Well School are heading back to Concord to present their case on why New Hampshire should make the bobcat the state's official wildcat. The red-tailed hawk bill is being resurrected and included in HB423, at the request of State Sen. Jeff Woodburn of Dalton but the students from Hampton Falls will not be testifying, according to the school. [ Find out more... ]

New info Vermont's new Latin motto becomes official
MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont will now have a Latin motto. The bill that puts the new phrase into effect was signed by Gov. Peter Shumlin, D-Vermont, Friday, but not before it gained some online criticism back in January. [ Find out more... ]

Hawaii gets two musical instruments
The Holy Bible is the official book of Tennessee in the view of the Tennessee House of Representatives. Despite questions of constitutionality, lawmakers beat back an attempt to make Andrew Jackson's Bible the official book and voted 55-38 to make the Bible the official state book. [ Find out more... ]

Columbus students one signature away from making mammal history
ATLANTA, Ga. - Georgia now has a new state mammal. Meanwhile, some Georgia students have now made history. Georgia named the white-tailed deer as its official state mammal Thursday, after House Bill 70 passed earlier in the day. [ Find out more... ]

N.J. bill to name Thomas Edison as official 'state inventor' inspired by Hopewell 4th graders
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP - Thomas Edison may soon be named New Jersey's official "state inventor" thanks to the efforts of a group of fourth graders from Hopewell's Stony Brook Elementary School. [ Find out more... ]

Salamander Now Idaho State Amphibian
Ilah Hickman and her friends got to take "selfies" with the governor Thursday, after he signed into law HB 1, the 14-year-old's long-sought bill to designate the Idaho giant salamander as the state amphibian. "There ya are, kiddo, it's all done," Gov. Butch Otter told Ilah after signing the bill, adding, "Good job!" [ Find out more... ]

Hoosiers (Indianans) could be First to Get Official Warbird
Official state "warbird" or official state "historical plane?" State Representative Ron Bacon wants the Republic Aviation P-47 Thunderbolt to be Indiana's official state "Warbird," not "historical plane," as amended in the Senate.[ Find out more... ]

Oh deer: Senate votes on official state mammal
The white-tailed deer has likely won by a nose, after the Senate voted Tuesday to make it Georgia’s official state mammal. House Bill 70 originally choose the honor for the gray fox, but the Department of Natural Resources requested it be changed. [ Find out more... ]

Senator may revive 4th-graders' red-tailed hawk idea
CONCORD, N.H. —An attempt to make the red-tailed hawk New Hampshire's official raptor may have new life in the state Senate. [ Find out more... ]

Copper officially recognized as state metal
PHOENIX — Some Tucson fourth-graders and their teacher were able to accomplish something that often eludes even the best-paid lobbyists: Get legislation they wanted signed into law. [ Find out more... ]

Virginia now has two state songs
RICHMOND – After almost twenty years without a state song, the commonwealth of Virginia now officially has two. Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed into law SB 1362 and HB 1472. [ Find out more... ]

Idaho giant salamander one step away from becoming official state amphibhian
The Senate has voted 33-1 in favor of HB 1, to designate the Idaho giant salamander as the official state amphibian. The bill was passed in the House on March 23rd. The Senate vote sends the bill to the Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter for his signature and marks a big victory in a five-year effort by Boise 8th grader Ilah Hickman, who drew support for her bill from school children and experts around the state. [ Find out more... ]

Tennessee state firearm legislation deferred
A bill that would make the Barrett Model 82A1 - a large .50 caliber sniper rifle made in Tennessee - the official state gun was delayed one year at the request of bill sponsor Rep. Micah Van Huss. [ Find out more... ]

Senate Resources unanimously backs HB 1, the salamander bill
The Senate Resources Committee has voted unanimously in favor of HB 1, the bill to designate the Idaho giant salamander as the state amphibian. The sponsor, 14-year-old Ilah Hickman – who’s pushed for the bill for the past five years – skipped her family’s spring break trip to the Oregon Coast to present the bill to the committee today. [ Find out more... ]

Missouri Legislator Proposes Official State Limit on Official State Things
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Twenty-eight is enough, at least according to one state legislator. The Missouri State Seal is Missouri's first official symbol, adopted in 1822. Since then 27 more have been adopted including the official state dinosaur, hypsibema missouriense; the official state song, the Missouri Waltz; and the official state dessert, the ice cream cone. [ Find out more... ]

Giant salamander bill passes Idaho House on 51-17 vote
BOISE – After five years of trying, a Boise eighth-grader got her bill through the Idaho House on Monday to designate the Idaho giant salamander as the state amphibian. The 51-17 vote in favor of HB 1 sends the measure to the Senate – where it passed overwhelmingly last year. Eighth-grader Ilah Hickman, accompanied by her parents, proudly watched the debate and vote from the House gallery. [ Find out more... ]

Update: Speaker Demands Apology For Abortion Remark During Debate Over Fourth Graders' Bird Bill
N.H. House speaker Shawn Jasper is demanding an apology from the state rep who made an inappropriate remark during debate over the bill proposed by fourth graders to designate the Red Tailed Hawk as the state's official raptor. [ Find out more... ]

Why no state vegetable? Question spurs class of Illinois fourth-graders into action
CHATHAM, Illinois — A class of fourth-graders in central Illinois was learning about state symbols when students stumbled upon a puzzling question: Why does Illinois have a state fruit but no state vegetable? [ Find out more... ]


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