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SBA unveils $3 million cybersecurity pilot program as scammers increasingly target small stores

The Small Business Administration is launching a new pilot program that could help you thwart a future cyberattack, but only if you are in one of three select yet unknown states. The agency announced Jan. 21 that it plans to distribute $3 million in grants to state governments to help small businesses meet their cybersecurity […]

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Navjot Sidhu says Congress workers will accept high command decision on face of Punjab CM

As the Congress leadership has begun discussions with party leaders and workers to choose its main ministerial face for Punjab ahead of the 2022 assembly elections, the state party leader, Navjot Singh Sidhu, said on Monday that the party would accept the final decision to be made by the High Command. Addressing a press conference, […]

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Business Advisory Committee meeting to be held tomorrow at Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha Business Advisory Committee (BAC) meeting will be held on Tuesday, the news agency reported. ANI. Meanwhile, the upper house adjourned on Monday to resume after the Union budget was presented to Lok Sabha. “The Rajya Sabha session will start one hour after the end of the Union budget presentation in Lok Sabha […]

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Millions of Payday Loan Customers Only Have ONE MONTH to Get Refunds

MORE than four million Britons could be in cash debt after taking out unaffordable payday and home loans. Customers of Provident Financial, Greenwood, Flo and Satsuma have just one month to file their claim before the February 28 deadline. 1 Badly-sold payday loan customers have just one month to seek repaymentCredit: Getty You could get […]

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Mahagathbandhan on brink of split, RJD likely to challenge MLC polls on his own, Congress says he is capable of challenging on his own

NNA | Update: January 30, 2022 2:47 p.m. STI New Delhi [India]Jan 30 (ANI): Ahead of Bihar Legislative Council elections likely to be held in March-April this year, Congress’ Mahagathbandhan-Rashtriya Janata Dal is set to split as Tejashwi Yadav refused to contest the whole election, following which Congress declared the party capable of contesting all […]

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Rupee set to gain on IMF loan stimulus

KARACHI: The rupee is expected to rally in the week on growing investor optimism over Pakistan’s economic prospects after the government met all conditions for the resumption of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lending program, reports said. said traders. Pakistan’s upper house of parliament has passed a law that would give the central bank more […]

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Mayors Jane Castor and Ken Welch discuss Rays Stadium, Florida Legislature

ST. PETERSBURG — Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch are political allies — until it comes to the Tampa Bay Rays. Everyone believes that Major League Baseball belongs on their side of the bay. Naturally, they faced many questions about the stingray in the Suncoast Tiger Bay Club’s annual Mayors’ Forum […]

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Protest by truckers in Canada; Free tests on demand: virus updates

Weekly deaths in the United States have reached their highest level in nearly a year, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg. Russia reported more than 100,000 new infections for the first time over the previous day. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is self-isolating after being considered a close contact of […]

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Manipur MP Md Ashab Uddin resigns from assembly ahead of elections

MP Md Ashab Uddin had supported the BJP-led coalition government in Manipur since its formation after the 2017 parliamentary elections. IMPHAL: A month away from Manipur Assembly elections, Independent MP Md Ashab Uddin resigned from the Manipur Legislative Assembly on Friday. “MP Md Ashab Uddin who was elected from the 40-member assembly constituency of Jiribam […]

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Siraj welcomes agreement between JI Karachi and Sindh government on LG issue

Emir Jamaat-e-Islami Sirajul Haq hailed the agreement between Karachi JI branch and Sindh government on local government issue. The two sides signed the agreement late Thursday night as the JI announced the end of the 29-day sit-in in front of the Sindh Assembly following the PPP’s assurance to take over the law recently passed by […]

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AARP Accepting 2022 Community Challenge Grant Applications

From AARP AARP invites local organizations and governments throughout Florida to apply for the 2022 AARP Community Challenge grant program, open until March 22, 2022. Grants fund rapid action projects that help communities become more liveable over the long term by improving public spaces, transportation, housing, civic engagement, coronavirus recovery, diversity and inclusion, and Moreover. […]

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2 health bills advance through the Legislative Assembly on Thursday – Daily Leader

Two health-related bills were advanced Thursday in the Mississippi Legislature. House Bill 764 was introduced to create the Mississippi Health Care Worker Retention Act of 2022 on Jan. 17 by four Republican Representatives — Philip Gunn, Kevin Felsher, Lester Carpenter and Jill Ford. The bill was referred to the Appropriations Committee and the bill as […]

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Assam Cabinet bans ministers from announcing new programs without approval

The Assam government on Thursday banned all ministers, including Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, from announcing any new programs without prior clearance and taking into account the availability of financial resources. The decision not to announce new schemes to public programs was taken during a council of ministers chaired by Sarma. During official tours and […]

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US and NATO respond to Putin’s demands as tensions in Ukraine rise

Blinken said the United States would not publicly release its written response “because we believe diplomacy has the best chance of succeeding if we allow space for confidential talks”, adding that the United States “hopes and expect” the Russians to agree. It is unclear whether they will comply: Mr Lavrov said after a meeting with […]

Puerto rico government

Spanish king praises colonialism and the conquistadors who invaded Puerto Rico

Credit: Royal House King Felipe has called Puerto Rico a ‘model’ of colonialism as he lashed out at protesters who tore down a conquistador statue just before he arrived on the island. The King of Spain made the remarks in a speech commemorating the 500th anniversary of the founding of Puerto Rico’s capital. He praised […]

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Karen Ferguson: Legislature’s prescription drug bill threatens patient health

By Karen Ferguson After a nearly 20-year career at Arthritis NW, one of the largest rheumatology clinics in the Pacific Northwest, I am deeply disappointed to see Washington State proposing legislation that would shift patients from prescribed medications by their doctor to less effective treatments. If passed into law, Senate Bill 5532 will certainly save […]

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MP asks for details of how RM5.3bn for Covid-19 was spent

The very congested parking lots of Sibu Hospital. In the background is the interim building which currently remains underutilized. SIBU (Jan 26): The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government owes the people an explanation on how it is spending the RM5.3 billion allocated to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, the MP for Sibu, Oscar Ling. According to […]

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Elections in India’s most popular state are seen as a crucial test for LGBTQ+ rights

NEW DELHI, India — The Indian government has withdrawn a manual to train and sensitize school and college teachers on transgender or gender-nonconforming students after conservative lawmakers criticized it. the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), an Indian government self-governing organization tasked with assisting and advising central and state governments on policies and […]

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Minnesota Legislature Set to Debate Cannabis in Next Legislative Session

Many in the state senate, however, have not been open to legalization. Some Republicans say that would jeopardize public safety. “It’s well established – public safety is going to go down. We have no way to do a roadside check. We have no way for a trucking company to do a check to make sure […]

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Koo launches voters’ guide to encourage people to vote and build public confidence in the electoral process

Microblogging platform Koo announced on Monday that it has published a multilingual guide to voter rights and responsibilities as part of efforts to empower new voters to make informed decisions in the upcoming legislative elections. The Koo Voter’s Guide focuses on the basic rights of the Indian voter as enshrined in the Constitution of India […]

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Taiwan’s 42.5% female legislature is record high, says GEC

Taiwan leads East Asian countries in gender equality in legislatures with the highest ratio of female to male lawmakers, the Gender Equality Committee (GEC) of the Executive Yuan in a statement. Women legislators in Taiwan accounted for 41.6% of the legislative yuan in 2020 and rose to 42.5% this month, when Democratic Progressive Party legislator […]

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Jagadish rules out early polls in the state – The New Indian Express

Through Express press service HYDERABAD: Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy has ruled out the possibility of holding early polls in the state legislature. He said the Assembly polls would be held on schedule. Speaking to reporters in Nalgonda on Saturday, Jagadish Reddy blasted the Bharatiya Janata Party. He alleged that the Saffron Festival was 100 […]

Upper house

sabha: Ghatowar emerges as the best Congress candidate for the election of Rajya Sabha | Guwahati News

Guwahati: While the Opposition Congress is certain to win one of the two seats in the Rajya Sabha of Assam, whose election is due to take place in March, the former Union minister and leader of the Upper Assam tea community Paban Singh Ghatowar emerged as the main contender for the party.Ghatowar is the president […]

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Controversial Texas-style abortion law introduced in Arizona Legislature

Published on January 21, 2022 at 2:56 p.m. Gloria Gomez Arizona Mirror Dr. Gabrielle Goodrick has been a source of comfort for women facing unwanted pregnancies in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. But an attempt to replicate Texas’ sweeping new abortion law that allows citizens to control abortion restrictions could tie his hands. […]

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THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY DEBATE : The Tribune India

The summary of the debate on censorship in the Legislative Assembly now available to us, while it adds to the knowledge in several important respects, does not alter the impression made on the mind by the first report. We now know that although a substantial majority of members rejected the motions submitted to the Chamber, […]

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Coronavirus Morning News Brief – January 21: Effective booster shots to fight CDC Omicron findings and mandatory vaccinations in Austria

In breaking news, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the third dose, or booster dose, of vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech is 90% effective in preventing people infected with the omicron variant of the coronavirus to be hospitalized. In other news, we cover the rising Covid death toll, a law making Covid […]

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UPDATE: Legislature Overrides Congressional Veto on Redistricting

UPDATE ISSUED AT 7:20 PM WEDNESDAY JAN. 20, 2022 FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) — As expected, the Legislative Assembly on Thursday evening overruled the governor’s veto over congressional redistricting maps, sending them to the secretary of state. Governor Andy Beshear vetoed Senate Bill 3 (SB 3), a congressional redistricting bill late Wednesday night after the General […]

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BJP Uttarakhand list out – Khanduri’s daughter among 10 MPs dropped, singer Jubin’s dad in the running

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand BJP caused a stir on Thursday by releasing its first list of 59 candidates for the upcoming state assembly polls, omitting 10 incumbent female legislators, including women’s wing chairwoman Ritu Khanduri Bhushan, and nominating the ex-head of the women’s wing of the state Congress, Sarita Arya, who joined the BJP just three […]

Puerto rico government

How politics destroyed an economic miracle

AW Maldonado, Boom and Bust in Puerto Rico: How Politics Destroyed an Economic Miracle. University of Notre Dame Press, August 2021. Price: US$35.00 | Length: 255 pages In 2016, Puerto Rico announced that it was bankrupt in this The New York Times described as “the greatest government financial collapse in United States history”. The amount […]

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Proposed Congressional map advances in PA Legislature as Wolf and key lawmakers prepare for court battle – Reuters

The governor and key lawmakers face a Jan. 30 deadline to complete Congress’ map or state courts will take over. Spotlight PA’s Kate Huangpu This article is part of a year-long reporting project focusing on redistricting and gerrymandering in Pennsylvania. It is made possible thanks to the support of PA projector members and Votebeat, a […]

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Trial for fraud in BC legislature and breach of trust set to begin next week

Former Clerk of the Legislative Assembly Craig James faces five counts of alleged abuse of power The criminal fraud and breach of trust trial of former B.C. Clerk of the Legislative Assembly Craig James will begin on Monday, following a pre-trial conference that paved the way for access from the public amid the widespread wave […]

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Judge approves deal to resolve Puerto Rico bankruptcy

MIAMI — Puerto Rico on Tuesday received approval from a federal judge to emerge from bankruptcy in the largest public sector debt restructuring deal in U.S. history, nearly five years after the financially troubled territory said it could not repay its creditors. Since Puerto Rico went bankrupt, its economic crisis has only been worsened by […]

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US Senate to Pass Federal Suffrage Legislation – SABC News

The United States Senate will pass federal voting rights legislation today that is likely to pass due to unanimous Republican opposition and Senate rules that require at least 60 votes for major legislation. The Upper House is evenly split 50-50, with Democrats in the majority due to the vote of Vice President Kamala Harris as […]

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FRIEDA OMASTA Obituary (1945 – 2022) – Vienna, DC

OMASTA Frieda Patricia (Hayes) Omasta Frieda Patricia (Hayes) Omasta, born April 8, 1945 in Greenfield, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Lillian E. Hayes (Morton) and the late Frederick J. Hayes; and sister of the late Gail Morton Hayes, passed away peacefully on Saturday January 15, 2022 from pancreatic cancer. Frieda grew up in So. Deerfield, […]

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Ron DeSantis map creates tension with legislature over redistricting process

Governor’s decision Ron DeSantis bureau to submit a redistricting proposal for Florida’s congressional map may be unprecedented. But what will lawmakers do with the proposal? Ryan Newman, General Counsel of the Governor’s Office, Unannounced submitted a card (P0079) for Florida’s 28 congressional districts. “We have legal issues with the congressional redistricting maps pending in the […]

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Live Announcements of Assembly Election 2022, 17th January 2022, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand (UK), Manipur, UP Election Seats News here

Arvind Kejriwal, National Leader of Aam Aadmi Party and Chief Minister of Delhi, campaigning in St Andre’s Assembly constituency in Goa on Saturday. (ANI) Separately, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday questioned FIR against him for breaching Covid-19 standards during a door-to-door campaign in Bahlopur district of Noida on Sunday. “Why was there no […]

Upper house

BJP’s Sanjeev Balyan meets with BKU leader, day after Tikait withdrew statement asking for support for RLD-SP alliance

BJP Lok Sabha MP Sanjeev Balyan met Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) Chairman Naresh Tikait at Sisauli village in Muzaffarnagar on Monday ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) President Naresh Tikait had undergone a medical procedure a few days ago and Balyan had visited Sisoli to inquire about his health and welfare. […]

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10 things to know this morning in Australia

Darrian Traynor/Getty Images Good morning! Novak Djokovic has been sent off. The world’s number one male tennis player left the country overnight, hours after the full Federal Court bench ruled unanimously that Immigration Minister Alex Hawke was within his rights to leave the country. personally veto the star’s visa. Djokovic is “extremely disappointed” but respects […]

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Lawmakers should focus on the environment, education and taxes and leave aside divisive culture war issues.

Lawmakers should focus on our environment, education and taxes and leave aside divisive culture war issues. (Rick Bowmer | AP Photo) The Utah State Capitol is shown during the virtual special session of the Utah Legislature Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Salt Lake City. By the editorial board of the Salt Lake Tribune | January […]

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Will an auspicious number help contestants win? Well, the parties are hoping to cash in on “lucky number 7” in a seven-stage ballot

Lucknow: Some Uttar Pradesh politicians are making a big deal out of number 7 in the seven-phase assembly elections, saying the “auspicious” number will help them win. From invoking the constellation “Saptarishi” (Ursa Major), seven basic notes of Indian classical music, to “saat phere” (seven circumambulations) – parties give different reasons and logic for claiming […]

Upper house

Thousands demonstrate against France COVID vaccine pass | News on the coronavirus pandemic

Protesters have taken to the streets in cities across France to reject a law that would see the implementation of tougher restrictions for people not vaccinated against COVID-19, as parliament continues to debate the bill. Thousands of people took part in protests on Saturday, with a range of disparate political groups coming together. In the […]

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William L. Spence: Deal With It, Cupcake: Observations on the Idaho Legislature

By William L. Spence Lewiston Grandstand BOISE – Here at the beginning, consider the end. Because the end is near. The end is near. Maybe not this session or even the next, but it’s getting closer to the inevitability of time: the day a citizen legislator decides to retire. For Dean Mortimer, that day has […]

Puerto rico government

Starting Wednesday, January 19, you can order rapid Covit-19 tests in Puerto Rico for delivery

Starting Wednesday, January 19, you can order rapid Covit-19 tests in Puerto Rico for delivery washington d.c. – The federal government has created a website from which you can request four rapid diagnostic tests free of charge. COVID-19[female[feminine To a house. The administration of President Joe Biden has said that COVIDtests.gov Will be processed on […]

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Uttarakhand Assembly Polls 2022: BJP Manifesto Expected to be Released by Jan 25; big announcements for women, young people expected | India News

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to release its election manifesto for the Uttarakhand Assembly elections by January 25. According to party sources, public opinion at the polls in the assembly’s 70 constituencies has yet to be analysed. After one or two meetings, it will be finalized. This time, the party also […]

Upper house

Swain set to chair Assembly Appropriations Committee

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin is expected to appoint Lisa Swain, a three-term Democrat from Bergen County, to chair the Assembly Appropriations Committee. Swain will replace John Burzichelli, who lost his re-election bid for an 11th term last November. The choice reflects a renewed relationship between the counties of Bergen and Middlesex. Swain was chosen by […]

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Covid News: NYC Mayor Evaluates Remote Learning Option

Novak Djokovic training at the Margaret Court Arena on Thursday.Credit…Mark Baker/Associated Press Novak Djokovic, the Serbian tennis star, had his visa revoked for a second time by Australian authorities on Friday, the dizzying latest volley in a never-ending drama over his refusal to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Australian Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said in a […]

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Group asks Tennessee Legislature for statewide flood plan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – A flood awareness group is asking state lawmakers to create a plan to prepare rural communities for future floods. The Rhe group, including members of Flood Ready Tennessee and the TN Renewable Energy & Economic Development Council (TREEDC), met with several elected officials on Thursday. They are calling for a statewide […]

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Live Announcements of Assembly Election 2022, 13th January 2022, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand (UK), Manipur, UP Election Seats News here

Live updates from the 2022 Assembly elections: The NCP announced its decision on Thursday to fight the UP polls with the Samajwadi party. “We decided to participate in the elections with the Samajwadi party in Uttar Pradesh. One seat has been announced and talks are underway for other seats. We will support the alliance that […]

Upper house

EDITORIAL: Imperial System Fixing Expert Panel Report Unlikely to Get Support

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has submitted the report of an expert panel on imperial succession to the Speaker of the Lower House and the Speaker of the Upper House, even though the document leaves many stones unturned. It is highly doubtful whether the report can win widespread support among Japanese people now and in the […]

Legislature

Lincoln County and Town of Brookhaven send demands to Legislature – Daily Leader

The mayor of Brookhaven and the chairman of the Lincoln County Board of Supervisors said they have submitted their funding requests to the Legislature for the 2022 session. The area senator said as many needs will be met as possible , although statewide demands once again exceed available funds. Senator Jason Barrett (R, D39), of […]

Upper house

The Senate gives recommendations to the NA on the complementary finance bill

A view of the Senate during a sitting of the upper house. – APP / File ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Tuesday gave five recommendations on the finance bill ((additional) finance bill, 2021) to the National Assembly, requesting amendments to its various clauses. The recommendations were reported by the Standing Senate Committee on Finance, Revenue and […]

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Five potentially overlooked elements of the infrastructure bill

the Law on investment in infrastructure and employment (IIJA) – the $ 1.2 trillion package adopted late last year with bipartisan support – contained many big-ticket items that have made the headlines and raised hopes for major improvements in the country’s infrastructure. But behind these big programs, there were many, many, many small initiatives that […]

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British trans activists protest outside BBC against transphobic coverage

LONDON – One of the most difficult annual rituals for some members of the LGBTQ + community are probably the celebrations around Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as many gay people have no families to return to their homes and , therefore, they can be very lonely. Understanding this dilemma, a group of soft-hearted gay […]

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State pushes home testing for sexually transmitted infections

It took a year for Vlad Carrillo to figure out how to get tested after moving to Bishop, Calif. In rural Inyo County. Sending a kit home by mail ensured confidentiality and helped Carrillo avoid the stigma of testing. (Vlad Carrillo / KHN / TNS) Rachel Bluth / Kaiser Health News SACRAMENTO – California has […]

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Iowa Legislature 2022: Focusing on the Common Good

Make the 2020 Iowa Legislative Session to find bipartisan solutions to the big problems Iowa faces. The Iowa Capitol is seen in Des Moines on Thursday, December 19, 2019 (Andy Abeyta / The Gazette) The 2022 Iowa legislative session opens Monday. And there is no reason the Republican-controlled House and Senate cannot pass bipartisan measures […]

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Frenzy to change name to deputy to court the electorate

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): We say what’s in a name, but in Madhya Pradesh, the name says it all. All state policy revolves around renaming government buildings, train stations, bus stops, and universities in an attempt to woo the electorate. The wave of name changes began on November 15, the anniversary of the birth of tribal […]

Upper house

Kiwi Botica propels Castres to third place with Stade Français victory

Published on: 01.08.2022 – 19:16Amended: 01.08.2022 – 19:14 Paris (AFP) – New Zealander Ben Botica scored 12 points to send Castres to third place in the French Top 14 in Saturday’s 15-9 home win over Stade Français. Botica’s efforts took the five-time champions’ home winning record to 16 games, a streak dating back to December […]

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Puerto Rico: The Holiday Island with the Longest Christmas Season in the World, Part II, by Luis Martínez-Fernández

After nearly four centuries of colonial rule under Catholic Spain, in 1899 Puerto Rico became an American colony, a transition that opened the floodgates for efforts to “Americanize” the population, the most ambitious of which – and the United States. more disastrous – has been the temporary imposition of English as the language of school […]

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Colorado Legislature to Address Big Education Issues in 2022

Colorado lawmakers return Wednesday for the start of the 2022 legislative session in hopes of tackling long-standing educational challenges as well as new issues brought on by the pandemic. Money for kindergarten to grade 12 and higher education will be big topics, as usual, with advocates saying it’s high time the state made up for […]

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For the new majority in the Virginia House, masks and vaccines will be optional during the session

As Virginia lawmakers prepare to meet again in Richmond for the 2022 General Assembly session, an imminent question is how the process will play out amid a continuing wave of COVID-19. For Republicans in the House of Delegates, who won control of the chamber in the November election, the answer is as close to business […]

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Kyodo News Digest: January 7, 2022

Hachiko statue in Tokyo’s Shibuya district is covered in snow on January 6, 2022. (Kyodo) == Kyodo The following is the latest list of news highlights selected by Kyodo News. ———- Japan, US express concern over Chinese attempt to undermine rules-based order TOKYO – The Japanese and US foreign and defense chiefs on Friday expressed […]

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Puerto Rico bankruptcy judge dismisses allegations of credit union fraud

The Puerto Rican bankruptcy judge dismissed claims of nearly $ 1 billion that Puerto Rican credit unions had against the central government and institutions in Puerto Rico. Judge Laura Taylor Swain rendered her ruling in the last week of 2021 in a notice granting the defendants’ motion to dismiss in adversarial proceedings. The court ended […]

Legislature

Hood elected Speaker of the Rockland County Legislature

Of the Rockland County Legislature ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY – The Rockland County Legislature filled its leadership positions Tuesday night, electing Jay Hood Jr. as president and firing Aney Paul as vice president. Democrats elected Alden H. Wolfe as majority leader and Republicans elected Lon M. Hofstein as minority leader. Philip Soskin was appointed Deputy Majority […]

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Johor Unanimously Passes Undi18 Amendments, Allowing 18-Year-Olds to Vote and Stand in Future Elections | Malaysia

Datuk Hasni Mohammad addresses the Johor State Legislature at a special sitting in Kota Iskandar on January 6, 2022. – Photo courtesy of Johor Mentri Besar’s office ISKANDAR PUTERI, January 6 – Johor’s legislature today passed an amendment to the state’s constitution, lowering the eligibility of voters and candidates from 21 to 18. The Amendment […]

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Britain forgives all men convicted under landmark laws that criminalize homosexuality

By Rachel Savage LONDON, Jan. 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – British gay and bisexual men convicted of consensual same-sex relationships under now abolished laws may have their convictions struck from the public record, the government said on Tuesday. The announcement extends a program launched ten years ago which granted pardons to homosexual men convicted of […]

Legislature

Redistribution impasse sends 2 cards to the Legislative Assembly | New York State

The Independent State Redistribution Commission submitted dueling plans to both houses of the state legislature on Monday, without avoiding a partisan deadlock, as time is running out to redraw New York’s electoral lines. The state’s 10-member Independent Constituency Commission voted on Monday to send a pair of competing maps to draw new constituency lines to […]

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Illinois, another uplifting tale of great government | EDITORIAL

California isn’t the only progressive paradise experiencing a population exodus. The case of the blue budget basket known as Illinois is in an even worse state. Baby boomers love Illinois. Long courted by the promise of generous public retirement benefits, baby boomers have largely stayed behind in Illinois, helping to raise the state’s median age […]

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Tribal man lynched, body set on fire following illegal logging in Jharkhand | Latest India News

No arrests have been made so far. There were tensions in the village and additional police were deployed in the area. A tribal man was lynched and set on fire on Tuesday by a mob suspected of cutting down trees and stealing wood in a village in Simdega district (Jharkhand), police said. The victim was […]

Upper house

Stakeholders in Parliament hope public issues will be the center of attention rather than the political agenda in 2022

New Delhi: As Parliament is set to have a new building in 2022, Presidents Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha hope MPs will not see the legislature simply as an extension of politics and the new structure will see parliamentary democracy Indian shine in new greatness. 2021, which started on a low note with opposition parties […]

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International tax affairs to watch in 2022

By Natalie Olivo (Jan 3, 2022, 12:02 p.m. EST) – Courts will continue to wrestle this year with high-stakes cases brought by large U.S. multinationals that have accused federal tax authorities of overriding, with disputes, including including FedEx’s challenge to repatriation regulations and Facebook’s fight against multibillion-dollar adjustments to its tax bill. As the new […]

Legislature

California redistribution won’t change Democratic control

In summary The newly redesigned legislative and legislative constituencies will create a turnover in political offices, but the change in face will not change the balance of power in California. On the surface, California politics appear poised for a big upheaval in this election year, but appearances can be deceptive. The illusion of major change […]

Legislative assembly

Major players in the Missouri legislature include Governor Parson, Senate leaders

Every institution has its drivers and agitators – those who set expectations, direct projects and decide programs. The state government of Missouri is no different. As the General Assembly prepares to meet on Wednesday for its 2022 legislative session, various factions and individuals will craft a broad agenda that includes abortion, education and other burning […]

Upper house

A single female MP in a 30-member panel examining the bill to raise the age of marriage for women

New Delhi: The parliamentary panel that will examine a bill to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 18 to 21 and present its recommendations has only one woman. According to Rajya Sabha’s website, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth and Sports, chaired by BJP Rajya Sabha member Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, […]

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Omicron Cases Rise ‘Through the Roof’ Towards Expected Peak of 1 Million Per Day | Public Service News

In Boston, the levels of coronavirus measured in sewage have more than quadrupled from the outbreak last winter. In Miami, more than a quarter of people test positive for COVID-19. And the San Francisco medical official estimates that, based on tests at his hospital, one in 12 people in the city with no symptoms of […]

Legislature

Cayuga County Legislature Votes Against Enforcement of NY Mask Mandate | Politics

Minutes after a change in party control went into effect in the Cayuga County Legislature, lawmakers on Saturday voted on their intention to reverse the county’s stance on implementing the order. wearing the state indoor mask. A vote on the issue came after the legislature also chose new leadership by making newly-elected Republican lawmaker David […]

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Bihar: All eyes are on polls in legislative council constituencies of 24 local authorities | Patna News

PATNA: With the end of the Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRI) elections in Bihar, all eyes are now on the upcoming elections in 24 local constituencies of the state legislative council, which are expected to be held in February-March. Sources said that the state’s electoral office recently sent a recommendation to the electoral commission to hold […]

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Colorado fire victims start new year monitoring destruction

SUPERIOR, Colorado (AP) – Hundreds of Colorado residents who expected to ring their doorbell in 2022 instead start the new year trying to scavenge what is left after a wind-ravaged wildfire ravaged the suburbs of Denver. Families forced to flee the flames with little warning returned to their neighborhoods on Friday to find a patchwork […]