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Salvadoran trade unionists call for an end to “massive” layoffs in the state

San Salvador, Oct. 31 (EFE) .- Various Salvadoran unions this Sunday demanded an end to the “massive” layoffs in the three state bodies and the alleged “threat” to their job stability by the government. At least 200 people gathered in El Salvador’s capital to march through some of its main streets to claim their rights […]

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Texas Legislature awards TTUHSC over $ 78 million for capital construction assistance projects | KLBK | KAMC

(Photo provided by Texas Tech University) LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center: The Texas legislature recently authorized $ 3 billion for capital construction assistance projects at state colleges and universities through Senate Bill 52. This includes more than $ 78.6 million for […]

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Shots For Kids, Brazilian President Under Fire, Ohio School Fares, More – Coronavirus Timeline October 23-29

CLEVELAND, Ohio – From shots for the kids to Brazilian president under fire for allegedly mismanaging the pandemic, vaccine news and more, here is our regular summary of the coronavirus facts, figures and figures regarding Cleveland, Ohio, US and the world Oct 23-29, followed by our quotes for the week: 23 october There are 2,672 […]

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Will Puerto Rico’s Debt Restructuring Agreement End the Biggest Bankruptcy in U.S. History?

The government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Council of Fiscal Supervision which manages the finances of the American territory have agreed on a debt restructuring plan that could put an end to the largest bankruptcy proceeding in U.S. history, which started in 2017. Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi told NBC News on Thursday that […]

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Bill would allow captive insurers in Alberta

A bill tabled in the Alberta legislature on Wednesday would allow the formation of captive insurers in the Canadian province. Bill 76, the Captive Insurance Companies Act, was introduced by Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews. “The current constraints of the global insurance supply make it difficult for many business entities to obtain adequate coverage at […]

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Massachusetts Legislature Ranks Most Liberals Nationwide, According to Conservative Groups

Massachusetts lawmakers are the most liberal in the country. At least that’s what two national conservative organizations, the American Conservative Union Foundation and the Conservative Political Action Conference, say in an analysis released Thursday. Only 16% of votes cast by Massachusetts state lawmakers in 2020 aligned with conservative positions on issues such as raising corporate […]

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FEMA Extends Application Period for Puerto Rico for Risk Mitigation Grants | Business

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted the Puerto Rican government’s request to extend the application period for funds under the Agency’s Risk Mitigation Grants Program, known as from HMGP, until April 30, 2022. These funds help reduce the risk of loss of life. and property from future disasters. To date, more than $ 1 […]

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Sask. legislature rejects motion to drop in-house testing option

Breadcrumb Links Saskatchewan The government has warned it will set a “dangerous precedent,” but vaccine mandate critic Nadine Wilson voted against all odds with the NDP. Author of the article: Arthur White-Crummey Release date : 28 October 2021 • 52 minutes ago • 2 minutes to read • Join the conversation Independent MP Nadine Wilson […]

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Frontline Worker Compensation Panel Blockages, Sends Plans to Divided Legislature to Solve – Twin Cities

A task force failed to allocate $ 250 million for frontline workers in Minnesota who remained at work during the pandemic and sent two proposals to the politically divided legislature. The frontline worker compensation task force has held meetings for months and heard from dozens of workers deemed essential during the pandemic before closing their […]

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Analysis: to refuse the ballots to the auditors is “probably reasonable”

MADISON, Wisconsin – Denying Wisconsin state auditors access to actual ballots cast in the 2020 presidential election is “arguably justifiable” based on guidelines from the US Department of Justice, said lawyers for the legislature in a note released Wednesday. The Legislative Audit Bureau’s non-partisan report released Friday said election clerks for the City of Madison, […]

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Puerto Rico Governor Signs Bill To Halve Territory’s Debt

Governor of Puerto Rico. Pedro PierluisiPedro Rafael PierluisiPuerto Rico lifts pandemic curfew, bans alcohol sales Puerto Rico limits alcohol sales, rallies as coronavirus cases rise Puerto Rico orders businesses to require proof of vaccination MORE (D) on Tuesday signed a bill to halve the territory’s debt, but critics fear it will translate into tough austerity […]

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Why U.S. Senators Call for Sanctions Relief for India-Russia Triumf Missile Defense Agreement

As India prepares to take delivery of the first of the S-400 Triumf advanced missile defense systems it has ordered from Russia, there is an imminent threat of US sanctions under its order. strict CAATSA law that prohibits military purchases by those Washington sees as its enemies. However, two US senators have writing to Joe […]

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Puerto Rico’s debt restructuring bill moves forward despite criticism

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – The Puerto Rico Senate and House on Tuesday approved a bill that would halve central government debt, but also sparked protests and led to heated exchanges between lawmakers and a federal board of control which oversees the finances of the American territory. The bill seeks to end a bankruptcy-like […]

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Shiv Sena attacks BJP for central agency abuse | Bombay News

Continuing its attack on the Center over the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) cruise drug seizure case, the Shiv Sena criticized the central government on Tuesday, saying the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was acting as s ‘he owned central investigative agencies, but he should remember that in a democracy the owners change. Sena spokesman Samaana added […]

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Here’s how the Victorian government’s proposed pandemic laws will work and what the experts are saying

When it comes to the new pandemic laws proposed by Victoria, there are very different views. Victoria’s Health Minister Martin Foley insists the legislation “consolidates this Victorian Parliament and public health response as the most accountable, transparent and public health-driven system in the Commonwealth”. Others disagree. Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy describes the proposed laws […]

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> US Department of Defense> Contract

AVIATION Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp., Atlanta, GA, has been awarded a $ 770,000,000 indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract for the Advanced Radar Threat System – Variant 1 (ARTS-V1) production systems. This contract provides for the purchase of ARTS-V1 systems and an interim support contract, training and completion of the technical data set. The […]

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Facebook Whistleblower says crypto is keeping it financially afloat

Frances Haugen said The New York Times she bought “crypto at the right time”. A non-profit organization owned by Pierre Omidyar donated $ 150,000 last year to a company that now represents Haugen. But Haugen said she was only using funds from the nonprofit association of billionaire eBay’s founder for travel. Loading Something is loading. […]

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Editorial: Courts cannot solve SC Magistrate’s problem. It is the job of the Legislative Assembly. | Editorials

It seems obvious that a magistrate who has already had to be suspended from office for a year for presiding over more than 100 cases brought by MPs who worked for her sheriff husband should also not preside over cases brought six years later by deputies who were to testify in the federal corruption trial […]

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Victorian lawyers demand end to confidentiality agreements in sexual harassment cases

While contracts can protect a company’s commercial interests, keep cases out of court, and provide anonymity to plaintiffs and accused perpetrators, agreements can have perverse effects. Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, for example, bought the silence of the women he was accused of assaulting, using confidentiality clauses that prevented his conduct from being revealed. As […]

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CANO-SANTIAGO: Abolish the colony – Puerto Rican independence is long overdue – The Cavalier Daily

Despite decades From the debate in Congress on the subject of the Puerto Rican state, the conversation continues to be sidelined. While numerous members of Congress and women expressed support for independence, very few have openly pleaded for the Puerto Rican self-determination even independence. Meanwhile, Puerto Rican representatives continue to lack political power both in […]

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Manish Sisodia says BJP will replace Goa CM ahead of polls, Saffron party voices say “baseless”

Senior AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday that two and a half months before legislative elections in Goa, the BJP is ready to replace Chief Minister Pramod Sawant. He also said he had an “internal list” from the BJP that took note of the failures of the Sawant government […]

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Augustyn and Basil compete to represent the 1st District of the Cayuga County Legislature | Politics

Starting in January, the 1st District of the Cayuga County Legislature will have a new representative. Cait Augustyn, a Democrat, and Fair Haven Mayor Jim Basile, a Republican, are in the running to succeed Tucker Whitman, a former speaker of the County Legislature. Borough 1 includes the towns of Sterling and Victory in northern Cayuga […]

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PDP allows Ayu, Oyinlola, Ciroma and 24 others to participate in NWC elections (FULL LIST)

Former Senate Speaker Iyorchia Ayu, Former Osun State Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Former Oyo State Deputy Governor Taofeek Arapaja have been authorized by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) elections at the next national convention. A former minister of women’s affairs, Maryam Ciroma, and two former senators, Samuel […]

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Hospitalized Czech president shown on video as his office counteracts criticism

Czech President Milos Zeman attends his investiture ceremony at Prague Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, March 8, 2018, after being re-elected. REUTERS / David W Cerny / File Photo PRAGUE, October 21 (Reuters) – Assistants to Czech President Milos Zeman on Thursday showed video of him signing a decree to convene a new parliament while […]

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to call legislature to fight vaccination warrants

TALLAHASSEE, Florida >> Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said today he will call state lawmakers to work early to pass legislation to tackle corporate-enacted coronavirus vaccine mandates. The Republican governor said he would convene a special GOP-controlled state house session in November to meet vaccine needs. He did not specify a start date. “At the end […]

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Republican big guns Scott, Rubio and Blackburn offer advice to minorities looking to run for office in the state

Three Republican Senators and two GOP House members met with state-level Republican activists and potential candidates on Wednesday evening to share advice on how to run for office and win state-level elections during an event organized by the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC). “I think it is important for us to recognize that the future […]

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El Paso Universities Set To Receive Millions From Texas Legislature For Campus Construction Projects

Texas lawmakers this week passed a bill that provides $ 3.3 billion to fund investment projects at several public universities and colleges, including the University of Texas at El Paso and Texas Tech University Health Sciences. Center El Paso. Schools are expected to receive $ 52 million and $ 59 million respectively. UTEP will build […]

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The Court leaves aside, for the moment, an amended legislative overhaul finalized in September

Gov. JB Pritzker and the Democrats who control the Illinois General Assembly suffered a legal setback Tuesday when a federal court rejected a first new map of the state’s legislative district passed in May that favored Democrats. A three-judge panel from Chicago-based North District Illinois District Courts said the card approved in the spring without […]

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Somalia: Somalia’s lower house elections to start next week – PM Roble

Mogadishu – Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble said on Sunday that the election for members of the lower house of parliament will begin next week. The breakaway region of northwest Somaliland is expected to elect 46 lawmakers, Prime Minister Roble said. He said he agreed with the leaders of Somaliland’s political groups in Mogadishu […]

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Missouri S&T – News & Events – Miners en familia

Javier Valentín-Sívico, originally from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, graduated with a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Missouri S&T in 1997 and is currently working on a PhD. in engineering management. His daughter, Lizbeth Valentín-Rodríguez, was born in San Germán, Puerto Rico, and is now a junior in business and management systems. Both plan to graduate from […]

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Prison sentence to be finalized for former Japanese justice minister for buying votes

A three-year prison sentence for former Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai for buying votes for his wife in the 2019 upper house election is expected to be finalized as he intends to drop his appeal in this high-profile case, said a source familiar with the matter. Tuesday. Former justice minister Katsuyuki Kawai was sentenced to three […]

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Utah Legislature Could Pass Cyber ​​Security and Data Privacy Bills

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah state legislature will consider bills to strengthen data privacy and information security during the 2022 session. “There are billions of attacks a day against our state government, against our universities,” said Representative Stephen Handy, R-Layton. He is sponsoring a bill that would create a statewide cybersecurity task force to […]

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Demonstrate at the international border if violence is not controlled: Suvendu Adhikari to Bangladesh High Commissioner in Dy

A delegation led by Suvendu Adhikari met with the Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Kolkata about the vandalism of the ISKCON temple in Noakhali, Bangladesh and the multiple incidents of violence against Hindu minorities in the neighboring country. BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari (Photo: File) A delegation led by Suvendu Adhikari, Leader of the Opposition […]

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The week ahead: Mumbai gears up to reopen colleges and cinemas; ICC Men’s T20 World Cup kicks off | Latest India News

Mumbai On the back of zero Covid-19 deaths in Mumbai on Sunday, October 17, the city is gearing up for another round of unlocks this week – with colleges, universities, cinemas and auditoriums reopening after 18 months of inactivity physical. The worst-affected city in the country with 751,659 cumulative cases and 16,180 deaths has gradually […]

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Mark Ballard: The legislature is preparing to “pack and crack” new districts, but should they do it? | Marc Ballard

Exercise is as old as the Republic, but the first thing you need to understand about redistribution is that hot-water cornbread is as ubiquitous in northern Louisiana as muffled is in. the south, says Rick Gallot, the Democratic representative for Ruston who, a decade ago. was at the peak of the 10-year legislative effort to […]

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Must take the path indicated by Lord Ram to ward off evil in society: CM Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday that all must follow the path indicated by Lord Ram to alienate evil and bring harmony to society. According to a statement released by the office of the chief minister, Kejriwal was participating in the Sampurn Ramlila celebrations organized by the Speaker of the Delhi Legislative Assembly, […]

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Congress: Congress forms UP polling panels, PL Punia heads campaign committee | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress set up various panels on Friday for the next Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, with the top party leader PL Punia appointed to head the crucial campaign committee. Party president Sonia Gandhi approved the proposal to set up an electoral campaign committee, an electoral strategy and planning committee, an election coordination committee, an […]

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The enemies of the clan confront the liberal discipline committee

Four liberal WA members face disciplinary action or even expulsion for making public comments about the party. Party insiders unable to speak publicly about the matter have confirmed that Lorraine Allchurch, Margaret Gallin, David Napoli and former Swan Hill candidate and Swan Town Councilor Rod Henderson have been referred to the committee of party discipline […]

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Colorado Legislature Final Cards Are Transferred To State Supreme Court After Redistribution Commission Goes Forward

Members of the Colorado Independent Redistricting Commission speak with community members at a hearing July 31 in Frisco. The hearing allowed the Coloradans to express their opinion on the preliminary cartographic drawings.Ashley Low / For the Daily News Summit It appears Summit County remains in State House District 61. Earlier this week, Colorado’s independent constituency […]

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The province will make an announcement on the future of long-term care in Saskatchewan.

The Government of Saskatchewan makes an announcement regarding the future of long-term care services in the province. While no further details are known at this time, news of the impending announcement comes shortly after the Health Department confirmed it would share details of a report on the house operator of Extendicare private retreat “in the […]

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CMP Corridor Debate Turns to Role of Maine Legislature in Energy Projects at BDN Forum

Representatives on both sides of the fight for the billion-dollar hydropower corridor debated on Wednesday whether lawmakers or regulators should ultimately decide the fate of large-scale transportation projects in a virtual forum hosted by the Bangor Daily News. Mainers will vote Nov. 2 on whether to ban transmission lines in the upper Kennebec River region […]

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As Puerto Rico’s electricity crisis worsens, lawmakers investigating blackouts seek answers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Hundreds of thousands of residents of Puerto Rico have experienced widespread power outages, longer service restore times, poor customer service, and voltage fluctuations that often damage home appliances and other appliances home electronics since Luma Energy partially took over the island’s electricity grid in the summer. Lawmakers in Congress and […]

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Steve Norn’s public inquiry delayed by the outbreak of the legislature

An October 2019 archive photo of Steve Norn Sarah Pruys / Cabin Radio The investigation into whether Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh MP Steve Norn violated the MPs code of conduct has been delayed indefinitely by a Covid-19 outbreak in the NWT Legislative Assembly. The epidemic was announced Sunday by Dr Kami Kandola, responsible for public health in […]

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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reiterates commitment to resolve Kuril Islands dispute with Russia

Newly elected Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reiterated to resolve disputed island issue with Russia very soon, news agency said Sputnik reported Wednesday. According to reports, the prime minister’s statement came during a hearing in the upper house of the Japanese parliament. Quoting Kishida, the news agency said Japan has been consistent with its position […]

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County Legislature Approves Broadband Study | Tompkins County

A resolution supporting a physical study of addresses in Tompkins County that do not have high-speed internet access was passed 11-3 with lawmakers Mike Lane (D-Dryden), Amanda Champion (D-Ithaca) and Dan Klein (D-Danby) in opposition to the October 5 Reunion. This physical study replaces the currently suspended and previously supported “Fujitsu Study”. Klein had proposed […]

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House lawmakers demand answers from LUMA Energy regarding Puerto Rico’s failing power grid

Dive brief: House Democrats on a Friday letter asked the head of Puerto Rico’s electricity utility, LUMA Energy, for details on staffing, expenses, executive compensation and a series of power outages since the company took over grid operations from the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) this summer. The questions follow a hearing on Wednesday […]

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Western Australia plans to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for teachers

School teachers could be the next target group for mandatory coronavirus vaccinations in Western Australia in a bid to accelerate the state’s rollout. Education Minister Sue Ellery said the idea was being considered by the state government amid concerns over the highly infectious Delta strain. “In Victoria and New South Wales, they’ve imposed it, and […]

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Long-awaited Official Recognition by the State of the Alaska Tribes in the Legislature | Alaska Native Quarterly

Check out the electronic edition of the summer issue of Alaska Native Quarterly magazine HERE A bill granting official recognition to the native tribes of Alaska is under consideration in the Legislative Assembly. House Bill 123, sponsored by Representative Tiffany Zulkosky, D-Bethel, is in the State Senate after being approved by the State House on […]

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Boris Johnson live news: Treasury urged support for energy crisis as No 10 backs Kwarteng amid talks

Kwasi Kwarteng did not “speak” of support for industry, minister says Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng today addressed a formal request to the Treasury for support to industries affected by high energy prices. He made the request on behalf of industries – such as manufacturing – that rely heavily on energy and would be negatively affected […]

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Voluntary assisted dying bill: New South Wales is the only state to have laws on voluntary euthanasia yet

New South Wales politicians will consider whether terminally ill people should be able to end their own life as a new voluntary assisted dying bill is introduced in parliament this week. NSW is the only state still legalizing assisted dying after a bill in 2017 was defeated in the Upper House by a vote. New […]

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GOP’s iron fist on state legislatures

Data: State of quorum; Cartogram: Kavya Beheraj / Axios There are twice as many states that have strong Republican-controlled legislatures than those with strong Democratic-controlled ones, according to Quorum’s new 2021 State Legislative Trends report. Why is this important: The power of state legislatures has been exposed nationwide in recent weeks, with Texas and other […]

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Puerto Rico Hosts In-Person Island Events with CAPA Americas Aviation & LCC 2022

Low cost carriers in the Americas continue to recover much faster than their traditional counterparts due to their lower cost structures and generally more agile networks that allow greater flexibility to take advantage of changing demand patterns. In Latin America, the rebound in demand will be accompanied by a shifting partnership dynamic, with low-cost and […]

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Dilip Ghosh recalls workers killed in election violence in Bengal

Former Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh said on Sunday that the Saffron Party and its activists who were murdered in post-election violence in West Bengal will be remembered even more during the Durga Puja festivities. The Medinipur constituency MP said his party would always stand by their family members. The top BJP leader pointed out […]

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Melaka: Norhizam says to return official car, government property | Malaysia

Members of Melaka Exco have been urged to remove state property. – Photo by Bernama MELAKA, October 9 – Former Melaka State Executive Council (Exco) member Datuk Norhizam Hassan Baktee has been asked to return all government property, including the official car entrusted to him. Melaka State Secretary Datuk TS Kamel Mohamed said Norhizam would […]

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Kleefisch: “Premature” to say whether it would allow the legislature to overturn election results | Politics: your voice, your vote

MADISON (WKOW) – The frontrunner to be Gov. Tony Evers’ Republican challenger next fall declined to say on Friday whether as governor she would sign a bill making lawmakers the ultimate decision-maker on election victory . When asked if she would sign such legislation if she held the highest office of state, Rebecca Kleefisch said […]

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House Democrats ask Puerto Rican power company for information over blackouts

House Democrats are calling on the Puerto Rican power company that picked up information from the island’s grid to release information following blackouts that have affected hundreds of thousands of people. Representative Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), chair of the Natural Resources Committee, and Representative Katie Porter (D-Calif.), Chair of his Sub-Committee on Monitoring and Investigations, sent […]

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Court Decides Indiana General Assembly May Convene Legislative Session | Indiana

(The Center Square) – An Indiana court has ruled that the General Assembly can call a legislative session if the governor declares a statewide emergency, another step in the ongoing debate over power between Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb and the GOP-dominated Indiana Legislature. Marion Superior Court upheld House Bill 1123, passed in the last legislative […]

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Indian state of Karnataka bans online gambling with new law | Legal

A bill that makes all gambling illegal in the Indian state of Karnataka has been enacted, having been approved by the Legislative Assembly and the state governor. The bill, entitled Karnataka Police (Amendment) Bill 2021, was passed in the tenth session of the Fifteenth Legislative Assembly. It then received the assent of Governor Thawar Chand […]

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Mixed reaction to the publication of the EIA of the Warragamba dam | Advertiser Wollondilly

West Sydney Minister Stuart Ayres welcomed the release of the document, which is thousands of pages long. “This is an important step in the delivery of the elevation of the Warragamba dam wall,” he said. “It is a complete, if not exhaustive, environmental impact statement.” Interested locals have until November 12 to review the documents […]

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Wife of slain Haitian president meets judge as part of investigation

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Martine Moïse, widow of the assassinated president of Haiti, traveled to her homeland to answer behind closed doors questions on Wednesday from a judge overseeing the murder case. Surrounded by heavy security, Moses motioned to the followers who shouted “Justice! and entered the courthouse in the capital Port-au-Prince, coming out nearly […]

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Schenectady’s Legislature Candidates Delayed on Filing Elections

None of the candidates vying for a seat in the Schenectady County Legislature representing the city filed campaign finance documents on time. Brendan Savage sent an email Tuesday alleging his opponent Omar Sterling McGill was not transparent with his campaign finances. He alleged that McGill failed to file the most recent campaign disclosure document – […]

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Government presents rehabilitation plan for residents of flood-affected areas | Latest India News

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Wednesday that the government was working on a rehabilitation program for people living in flood-affected areas of the city. Speaking to reporters in Bangalore, Bommai also said that a task force has also been set up to repair potholes in the city. “There are at least two or […]

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As new law makes on-farm slaughter easier, legislature could do more to revive California’s meat supply chain

Small producers raising goats, sheep and pigs will likely benefit from a bill signed last week that will make it easier to sell livestock on the farm where it was raised. Gov. Gavin Newsom approved the measure shortly after a new report revealed how meat processors continued to face significant challenges due to the pandemic, […]

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Resign if you can’t represent people in your constituency, Satheesan told Kerala MPP Anwar – The New Indian Express

Through Express news service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It would be good if Nilambur MP PB Anwar resigned because he skipped Assembly sessions for no reason, said opposition leader VD Satheeshan. Speaking to the media, Satheeshan said: “If an elected MP is unable to represent the constituents of the constituency in the assembly and stays away from the […]

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Mitt Romney to Join GOP Flibuster Against Debt Ceiling Vote: “We’re All Together”

Senator Mitt Romney has said he will back Republicans in the upper house by obstructing a vote to raise the debt ceiling, as the GOP’s standoff with Democrats deepens over the prospect of a unprecedented government default. The stakes could not be higher before the Senate vote scheduled for Wednesday on whether to pass legislation […]

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Norn’s audio admitting to breaking isolation played during hearing

An irritated Steve Norn attended the second day of the hearing regarding a complaint brought against him by his fellow MPs. After a day of lawyers arguing over whether the hearing should continue, Ron Barclay, the sole arbitrator overseeing the process, decided to continue on Tuesday morning. On Monday, it was revealed that Norn’s attorney, […]

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Winkler to run for Hennepin County district attorney, step down from legislature – Twin Cities

Minnesota House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler on Tuesday launched an offer for the Hennepin County attorney position and said he would not pursue his re-election to his state House seat . Winkler, a Democrat from Golden Valley, said in a press release that he is suing the office in hopes of improving police accountability and […]

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Puerto Rico Supervisory Board opposes request for extension of vote

The Puerto Rican Supervisory Board opposed a request by a Puerto Rican bondholder to further extend the voting deadline for the retail bondholder adjustment plan. In response to requests from the Retirees Committee, Unsecured Creditors Committee and bondholder Peter Hein, Puerto Rico bankruptcy judge Laura Taylor Swain extended the deadline for voting on the October […]

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North Carolina teachers made gains under GOP-led legislature

Teachers demonstrate at the General Assembly in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2018. Robert willett [email protected] Welcome to NC Voices, where leaders, readers and experts from across North Carolina can speak about issues affecting our communities. Send submissions of 300 words or less to [email protected] NC teachers deserve better The writer is president emeritus of the […]

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USDA’s Hubert Hamer on Tackling Climate Change and Resolving Food Insecurity

Hubert Hamer started at the Ministry of Agriculture over 40 years ago, rose through the ranks and is now leading part of the ministry’s efforts to tackle climate change and address food insecurity. Department of Agriculture “I am extremely fortunate to have a large team of dedicated scientists, statisticians, economists and other professionals in the […]

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Revision of the electoral law to monitor transparency, the Māori Roll is changing

The government is launching a major overhaul of the country’s electoral laws, including the voting age, three-year term, party funding and the “net-tail” rule. Photo: RNZ / Samuel Rillstone However, the review would not take into account changes to Maori seats, local elections, the change in the MMP system, or fundamental constitutional changes like becoming […]

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Most Latin Americans say climate change is affecting their local community

Most Latinos in the United States say global climate change is a major concern, with a majority saying it affects at least part of their local community. Latinos broadly support a range of policy measures to address climate change and other environmental issues. And many say they’re willing to help with lifestyle changes, according to […]

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Ontario Legislature kicks off new session with throne speech, setting new agenda

TORONTO – The Legislative Assembly of Ontario meets again this morning for the first time since the beginning of June with a new session and a Speech from the Throne. The speech gives Premier Doug Ford the opportunity to present a renewed agenda, albeit delivered by the Lieutenant Governor. Elizabeth Dowdeswell. The legislature was slated […]

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5 questions for Puerto Rico’s House Energy Security Committee – news is my business

In 2016, consultants from the Puerto Rico Bureau of Energy warned that PREPA’s production budget had “not been consistent with the operation of a safe and reliable system since at least fiscal 2014”. On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives’ natural resources committee will hold a watchdog hearing on Puerto Rico‘s power system and the […]

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Troika statement on the anniversary of the Juba Peace Agreement, October 3, 2021 – Sudan

The United States, United Kingdom and Norway (the Troika) congratulate the Sudanese as they celebrate the first anniversary of the signing of the Juba Peace Agreement (JPA) on October 3, 2020. This historic agreement responds to the appeals of the Sudanese people for freedom. , peace and justice, especially from those affected by conflict across […]

Upper house

Oxley member Melinda Pavey names NSW Nationals leader after John Barliaro resigns

The NSW Nationals will meet to elect a new leader on Wednesday following the resignation of John Barilaro, with Water Minister Melinda Pavey confirming his candidacy. Melinda Pavey has been appointed head of the New South Wales Nationals following the resignation of John Barilaro, who would also see her become the state’s new Deputy Prime […]

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As fiscal woes continue, Alaska’s special legislative sessions aren’t so special anymore

A sculpture of a bear holding a salmon stands in front of the Alaska State Capitol, left, and the Dimond Courthouse on Monday, September 13, 2021 in Juneau. The sculpture, titled “Windfall Fisherman,” celebrates the first 25 years of the state of Alaska. (Loren Holmes / DNA) JUNEAU – On Monday, the Alaska Legislature begins […]

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Tanzania: Ole Nasha is buried, as PM praises his legacy

PREMIER Kassim Majaliwa yesterday led mourners to the funeral of former Ngorongoro MP and Deputy Prime Minister-Investment Cabinet Minister William Ole Nasha, who died on Monday evening last week after succumbing to the blood pressure. Mr. Majaliwa, who represented President Samia Suluhu Hassan, called on the residents of Ngorongoro to honor the legacy left by […]

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Colorado Legislature Bill Would Dramatically Expand Employment Discrimination Act

United States: Colorado Legislature Bill Would Dramatically Expand Employment Discrimination Act 03 October 2021 Fairfield and the woods To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. On March 8, 2021, Senate Bill 21-176, “Worker Rights and Opportunities Protection Act (POWR),” was introduced in the Colorado Legislature. This bill, if enacted, would make it […]

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Russians are flocking to antibody testing; Limitation of the West Notes tool

By Daria Litvinova | Associated press MOSCOW – When Russians talk about the coronavirus over dinner or at hair salons, the conversation often turns to “antitela,” the Russian word for antibody – proteins produced by the body to fight infection. Even President Vladimir Putin brought them up this week in a conversation with his Turkish […]