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Tripura Rajya Sabha by-election on September 22

AGARTAL: The Electoral Commission has announced the date for holding the by-election for the Rajya Sabha seat of Tripura alone. The election for the Rajya Sabha seat of Tripura was necessitated after Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha left the seat earlier this year. Notably, Dr. Manik Saha was elected to the Rajya Sabha of Tripura […]

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amunt forms the “wooden house on a hill” in the black forest of germany

the house on a hill celebrates the scenic views and topography On a hill in the southern Black Forest in Germany have a vacation lodge conceived by Rising. Guests who vacation exclusively in Germany wanted a sustainable getaway with high-quality architecture that celebrates this scenic location. Informed by its amorphous topography, the compact 110m² house […]

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Editorial: Roberto Clemente’s dream can build sports cities in every community

City Deportiva. Sports city. For Roberto Clemente, the Puerto Rican right-back who was one of the best players to wear a Pittsburgh Pirates uniform, those words were more than just a dream. They were a blueprint for the future. The sports city he envisioned was a gift for the children of Carolina, Puerto Rico, a […]

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El Paso County GOP state senator accused of not living in his district

A Democratic-aligned nonprofit, the Colorado Ethics Institute, has accused Republican Sen. Dennis Hisey of not living in the Senate district he seeks to represent, as required by state law. Hisey is running in one of the most competitive legislative races in this midterm election, after redistricting made it impossible for him to continue representing his […]

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Shivaji Park Dussehra rally becomes custody battle for Uddhav and Shinde ‘senas’

A major showdown is brewing between the two factions of the Shiv Sena over who would hold the annual Dussehra gathering at the historical Shivaji Park in Dadar in Mumbai. Shiv Sena chairman Uddhav Thackeray said on Monday he would speak at the annual Dussehra rally – which falls on October 5 – even though […]

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California Tax Budget Bill Review

On August 26, Assembly Bill 158 by the Assembly Budget Committee was gutted and amended to address tax relief. The bill would modify articles 17053.71, 17131.8, 23628 and 24308.6, add article 17053.75 and repeal and add article 19551.3 of the Revenue and Tax Code, modify article 8161 of the Code of Social Protection and Institutions […]

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St. Mary’s Citizens Invited to Submit Legislative Proposals for 2023 General Assembly Session

LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Commissioners will hold a joint meeting with members of the St. Mary’s County Legislative Delegation on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Commissioners Meeting Room inside the Chesapeake Building, 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown. The purpose of the meeting is to […]

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The Citizenship Amendment Bill will be presented to the upper house on Sunday

Amid a face-off between the president and the government over the Citizenship Law Amendment Bill, CPN-UML chairwoman KP Sharma Oli blamed the ruling parties for rushing the bill through the lower house without proper deliberation. Presenting a policy paper at the party’s Central Committee meeting on Friday, Oli expressed his displeasure that the House of […]

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Puerto Rico government to investigate clashes at protest

San Juan, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s governor said Friday that all aggressive incidents resulting from a protest against a private power company that operates the island’s transmission and distribution system will be investigated. The announcement comes after media slammed police who, in a video, appear to have assaulted a photojournalist who was covering Wednesday’s […]

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Letter: Legislature must do more to support direct care workers | Letters

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the care crisis in this country, but for people with disabilities, this crisis has lasted for decades. Before the pandemic, there was a national shortage of direct care workers, those who support people with disabilities in their homes and communities with employment, community access, health and safety, and […]

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Legislative aides protest unpaid wages and salaries

The Forum of Legislative Assistants of the National Assembly protested against the non-payment of their salary arrears of more than 33 months. Participants at a capacity building workshop for legislative assistants in Abuja used the opportunity to press their grievances after exhausting all other constitutional avenues to have them addressed. They complained about the National […]

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Upper House votes to undermine democracy

Cassy O’Connor MP | Leader of the Greens It is a sad day for democracy in Tasmania. With its passage through the Legislative Council, the Liberal government’s wildly undemocratic and unnecessary anti-protest legislation is all but certain to become law. The debate confirmed that five MLCs listened to the deep concerns of the indigenous community, […]

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Company pledges to reduce outages in Puerto Rico amid anger

San Juan, Puerto Rico — Ongoing power outages and threats from the Puerto Rico government prompted a company that operates the island’s transmission and distribution system to announce Wednesday that it will dedicate more resources and crews to improving service. The move came just hours after the U.S. territory’s Senate launched a hearing to analyze […]

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Oklahoma Primary Election Results for Legislature Candidates

Ryan Walters declares GOP runoff victory for Oklahoma State superintendent Oklahoma Education Secretary Ryan Walters and Gov. Kevin Stitt speak at an election watch party at The Joinery in Bricktown. Addison Kliewer, Oklahoma A Republican senator from Kingfisher State survived his re-election bid on Tuesday as GOP voters across the state voted in a handful […]

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Rahul Gandhi should be the next president of Congress, everyone ‘unanimously’ in his favour: Ashok Gehlot

As the countdown to the Congress presidential elections begins, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has urged Rahul Gandhi to become the party’s next leader, saying everyone in the party is “unanimously in his favor for the position. The 71-year-old top Congress leader made the remarks when speaking to reporters in Jaipur. “If Rahul Gandhi does […]

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Macquarie CFO Alex Harvey buys high house in Kirribilli for $18.7m

The Rothesay mystery deepens Bellevue Hill resident Andrew Gray – who runs private equity firm Potentia Capital with former MYOB boss Tim Reed – and his wife, Emma, ​​bought the Mosman home from former Perpetual boss Geoff Lloyd for $17 million. The Federation mansion, Cambria, on the slopes of Balmoral was bought by Geoff Lloyd […]

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ADK recognized by New York State Legislature for 100-year leadership in public lands –

Lake Placid, NY — Earlier this month, New York State Senator Dan Stec presented the ADK (Adirondack Mountain Club) with a legislative resolution recognizing ADK’s 100 years of teaching people how to explore and protect the New York’s public lands and waters. The resolution recognizes the many ways ADK has done this over the past […]

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Sovereignty Act is a threat to the building blocks of democracy, says Fluker

Airdrie Cochrane NDP candidate Shaun Fluker believes the sovereignty bill that is at the heart of Danielle Smith’s UCP leadership campaign is a threat to the building blocks of democracy. “It’s a real threat, more or less, I think those are the building blocks of democratic governance in Alberta, and that’s the rule of law, […]

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Why didn’t Rajya Sabha respond to India’s aspirations?

In decennial Rajya Sabha elections held for 57 seats in 15 states over the past few months, more than 40 candidates won unopposed. The Rajya Sabha also has a new president. However, these two elections show that over the past decades the Rajya Sabha has been reduced to just one more forum for political parties […]

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Reading murder suspect arrested in Puerto Rico

Man wanted in Reading murder arrested in Puerto Rico, town hall says Luis Cepeda-Morales, 20, was arrested today by Puerto Rico police, according to communications coordinator Christian Crespo. Berks County District Attorney John T. Adams approved his extradition for first-degree murder and related charges filed by criminal investigator Trevor Atkins, Crespo said. Cepeda-Morales is charged […]

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Legislature raises stakes on gambling | News, Sports, Jobs

There was never much doubt that the introduction – and continued growth in number – of games of skill in Pennsylvania taverns and small shops would negatively impact certain segments of the Commonwealth. “gaming infrastructure.” Even now, with major analysis for the Pennsylvania Lottery completed, the full impact of games of skill is […]

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Court opens door to strike down North Carolina voter ID amendment

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — North Carolina’s highest court on Friday opened the door to overturning a 2018 citizen-approved voter identification warrant because lawmakers who put it on the ballot were elected from districts tainted with illegal racial bias. However, the North Carolina Supreme Court did not strike down the voter ID requirement and another […]

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A tour of North Carolina’s Tryon Palace, once known as Colonial America’s finest government residence

North Carolina’s Tryon Palace was once known as the finest government house in colonial America. Completed in 1770, just a few years before the Revolutionary War, the palace was built for British Royal Governor William Tryon. The price of building the palace caused controversy and added to the conflict in the colonies. During the war, […]

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Report Residents at Risk – Center for Public Integrity

Reading time: 4 minutes I didn’t know what to expect as I drove the dual carriageway from Greenville to New Bern after landing from South Florida one morning in March. I was there as a reporter to find stories about climate change relocation as part of a year-long project, Harm’s Way, produced by Columbia Journalism […]

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Post-Roe differences surface in GOP over new abortion rules

MADISON, Wis. — When the U.S. Supreme Court in June struck down a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion, Wisconsin’s 1849 law that bars the procedure except when the mother’s life is in danger became relevant. Legislature Republicans blocked an attempt by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers to strike down the law. Still, there is disagreement […]

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Dark Twitter suggests action against Ajit Pawar leads to House acrimony | Bombay News

Mumbai A series of tweets by Mohit Kamboj, leader of the BJP and confidant of Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, sparked a firestorm of speculation and also set the tone for the first day of the Assembly session. On Monday, without naming former CM MP Ajit Pawar, Kamboj tweeted, “The irrigation scam should be investigated […]

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Unanimity is crucial for rapid assistance to flood-affected regions: senators

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – August 17, 2022): Senators in the upper house on Wednesday stressed the need for collective efforts for rapid assistance to flood-affected regions. “We must express our solidarity with the people of flood-affected areas by joining hands and offering strong support to address the grievances of flood victims,” ​​they said on […]

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Puerto Rico Bay Dredging Will Lock Into Fossil Fuel Addiction, Enviros Say

San Juan Bay as a sandstorm from the Sahara desert region sweeps through San Juan, Puerto Rico June 23, 2020. REUTERS/Gabriella N. Baez Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Summary Law firms Related documents New lawsuit says federal dredging approvals skimped on environmental reviews Project would promote reliance on liquefied natural gas […]

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Leading Small Business Group Gives O’Mara Highest Rating: A Past Guardian of Small Business Award Recipient, O’Mara Continues to Be a Consistent Voice for Small Business

Elmira, NY, August 15—New York’s leading small business association, the National Federation of Independent Businesses of New York (NFIB/NY), gave State Sen. Tom O’Mara (R, C, I-Big Flats) a score of 100 % on its 2021-2022 legislature review of how state lawmakers have addressed priority issues for small business owners in New York. O’Mara received […]

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Former Ontario cabinet minister Michael Chan running for regional council

Chan has spoken out in favor of Beijing’s national security law for Hong Kong and denounced protesters in recent years Former Ontario Cabinet Minister Michael Chan has thrown his hat into the ring to become York Regional Councilor in Ontario’s upcoming municipal election. Chan, who served in the Ontario Liberal government, had been the subject […]

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Are these Canadian cannabis companies moving on?

Tilray rebounded 4.7% on August 12. SNDL was up 15% last week. SNDL released second quarter results which showed a strong increase in revenue. Canadian cannabis companies are looking to build on their recent success after a positive statement on the legalization of marijuana from its southern neighbor last week brought the industry back into […]

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Government and non-profit partners are building a protective reef

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, August 13, 2022 (ENS) – As part of the Puerto Rico Coral Reef Program, the Puerto Rico Department of Environment and Natural Resources is working with the non-profit organization Arrecifes Condado to develop an artificial reef and beach nourishment pilot project just off the capital, San Juan. One of the main […]

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Representative Anna Williams resigns from the Legislative Assembly for a new political role

Hood River Democrat Anna Williams, who has spent the past four years in the Legislature focusing on social services policy, will soon trade the State House for a new political post. Williams, who was first elected in 2018, will serve as the new executive director of Oregon’s healthcare system advisory council beginning Monday. Statewide council […]

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Falklands Day celebrated in Parliament with the islands flag flying at New Palace Yard — MercoPress

Falklands Day celebrated in Parliament with the islands flag flying at the New Palace Yard Saturday August 13, 2022 – 10:05 UTC MPs Leona Roberts and Mark Pollard with Sir Richard Hoyle and a Falklands flag As directed by the […]

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How NSW Labor came across the scandal that is putting Dominic Perrottet under pressure

“These candidates could be anyone and everyone and there is a mix of candidates in all fields and we will have more to say on that, but they are confidential in these conversations, they are confidential in the nature of these conversations and we will have more to say. Loading Barilaro’s response further stoked Labor’s […]

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Open Forum: Puerto Rico Shares Some of St. Croix’s Rich Maroon History

Runaway slaves often escaped in canoes. (Image courtesy of Olasee Davis) Since the transatlantic slave trade, enslaved Africans have exploited geographic migration patterns for freedom. As a result, escaped slaves became a “thorn in the flesh” for the colonial plantation system in the West Indies. These enslaved Africans not only fled from plantation to plantation, […]

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John McClaughry: 16 questions from candidates for the legislative election campaign

This commentary is from John McClaughry, Vice President of the Ethan Allen Institute and a former member of the House and Senate. The 2022 general election campaigns are now underway, and it is time for citizens to identify where legislative candidates stand on the issues they are likely to face in 2023. I say “run […]

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Kerala Assembly Special Session August 22 – The New Indian Express

By Express press service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The cabinet has decided to recommend to the governor that a special session of the state legislature be convened from August 22, primarily to enact legislation superseding the ordinances he had previously issued. The move came after 11 ordinances expired on Monday after Governor Arif Mohammed Khan refused to give […]

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Pandemic takeover | The Spectator Australia

Australia’s crucial constitutional issue, one that demands immediate attention, is not on the government’s referendum agenda. This is how the nation will never again fall under the control of would-be bogus dictators, which happened so easily, surprisingly and unjustifiably during the pandemic. That’s what a delegation of mostly young Australian ambassadors for the constitutional monarchy […]

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Report to Congress on the history of Guantanamo Bay Naval Base

The following is the Congressional Research Service report from August 1, 2022, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay: History and Legal Issues Regarding Its Lease Agreements. From the report This report briefly describes the history of the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, its changing relationship with the surrounding community, and its increased importance due to […]

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Utah Legislature Calls on Local Nutrition Coalition in Fight Against Food Insecurity

Posted by Sandra MacMartin, Public Affairs Specialist with Guest Author Paul Birkbeck, SNAP Program Specialist, Utah Department of Workforce Services for Food and Nutrition Security August 09, 2022 My name is Paul Birkbeck and I have worked with SNAP for 26 years and have had the honor of chairing the State Nutrition Action Coalition (SNAC) […]

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It’s a gratuitous war in Himachal Pradesh as Congress promises 300 free units of electricity

Taking advice from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led by Arvind Kejriwal, Congress has pledged to provide 300 units of free electricity to domestic consumers in Himachal Pradesh if it is returned to power. In addition, the big old party has also announced financial aid of Rs 1,500 per month to all women aged between […]

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Shiv Sena’s rebels are likely to be part of Shinde’s cabinet; The Uddhav faction prepares for a new battle – The New Indian Express

By PTI MUMBAI: Rebellious Shiv Sena MPs who had served as ministers in the former Uddhav Thackeray-led government are set to be inducted into the Eknath Shinde-led cabinet on Tuesday. Names of former ministers Uday Samant, Sandipan Bhumre, Dada Bhuse, Gulabrao Patil and Shambhuraj Desai circle probables in rebel camp as long-awaited cabinet expansion finally […]

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Roberto Clemente’s family sues Puerto Rico government for $45 million – News is My Business

Roberto Clemente’s likeness is used on vehicle registration stickers and license plates. The family of Puerto Rico baseball legend Roberto Clemente filed a lawsuit in the local U.S. District Court against several Commonwealth government officials, seeking $45 million in damages for violation of the author. Earlier this year, the government unveiled a license plate sticker […]

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Another reason not to work in Indiana

Congratulations! After years of gerbil-on-a-wheel effort at the Feinberg School of Medicine, you’ll be graduating in pharmacology this spring. The world is your shell. But where to scale Mount Pharma? You could stay close to home and go work for AbbVie or immerse yourself in San Francisco’s hot biotech scene. But you’ve already been in […]

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As LS 2024 polls approach, Oppn parties cut and change strategy

Experts and politicians are divided on who will really be the NDA/BJP’s challenger: the Congress or the regional parties TopicsOpposition parties | BJP | NDA govt Aditi Phadnis | New Delhi Last Updated Aug 7, 2022 5:17 PM IST Will the opposition to the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by […]

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Historic bills and turmoil mark Venkaiah Naidu’s tenure as Rajya Sabha president | Latest India News

“I can only function if you cooperate,” Venkaiah Naidu said in 2017 in his opening speech as president of the Rajya Sabha after being elected vice president of India. His marvelous wordplay had established the rules of the game. {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} After five tumultuous years in the Upper House marked by disruption, intense […]

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The glaring health equity gap in Democrats’ drug pricing plan

OASHINGTON — As Democrats inch closer to the biggest overhaul of Medicare’s prescription drug coverage in 20 years, they’re ignoring a glaring health equity issue: unequal treatment for low-income adults in 65 and older in Puerto Rico. Residents of Puerto Rico pay the same Medicare taxes as other Americans, but they get less help than […]

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Karnataka MLC indirect poll: BJP’s Baburao Chinchansur elected unopposed

House Cities bangalore Karnataka MLC indirect poll: BJP’s Baburao Chinchansur elected unopposed BJP’s Baburao Chinchansur was the only candidate in the fray to fill the vacancy, due to the resignation of CM Ibrahim as Bengaluru MLC on March 31. BJP’s Baburao Chinchansur was declared elected unopposed in the by-election on Thursday for a Karnataka Legislative […]

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Climate Bill for 43% reduction in emissions by 2030 passes Australia’s lower house

Australia’s federal government has passed its Climate Bill, including a 43% emissions reduction target, through the lower house. It passed 89 to 55 with the support of the Greens, Teal Independents and Tasmanian Liberal MP Bridget Archer after a number of minor amendments. The legislation sets a target of 43% reduction in carbon emissions from […]

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2 US lawmakers push bill to force Cuba to fire Puerto Rican nationalist Victor Gerena

Two influential U.S. senators have introduced legislation to force Cuba to remove more than 70 U.S. criminals it has long harbored, including Victor M. Gerena, the insider for the violent Puerto Rican nationalists who stole $7 million in an armored car depot in West Hartford decades ago. in what was then the largest cash heist […]

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Massachusetts Legislature Passes Fiscal Year 23 Budget

Journal Special The Massachusetts Legislature unanimously passed a $52.7 billion budget for fiscal year 2023 (FY23). This budget supports fiscal responsibility and makes targeted investments to strengthen the economic foundations of the state, protect the most vulnerable residents and meet the daily needs of communities and families across the Commonwealth. “I want to thank the […]

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Sheed wins support for parliamentary change

Voices silenced: Suzanna Sheed says non-government business should be ‘handed over to the Victorian Parliament’. Photo by AAP Independent MP for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed has welcomed an e-petition supporting her long campaigning around non-government affairs in Victoria’s Parliament. Ms Sheed called for the return of non-government business to the Victorian Legislative Assembly, a right enjoyed […]

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Review of the worst house on the street – you’ll be screaming on TV “WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE?” | Television & radio

SSuch is the total state of this country that when I first saw the title of this series I assumed it was an understatement for Britain. As in: this is Worst House on the Street, a hard-hitting Channel 4 documentary about the UK housing crisis. Then set the tape – as my mum would say […]

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Legislative breaks to campaign | Boston

BOSTON — State lawmakers wrapped up their biennial session over the weekend by frantically pushing through bills dealing with sports betting, mental health and cannabis laws, but failing to take action on a major tax relief program. Shortly after 5 a.m. Monday morning, the Democratic-controlled House and Senate approved bills legalizing sports betting in the […]

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Limit the mandate of the Prime Minister, proposes Bersatu Sabah

Khairul Firdaus KOTA KINABALU (August 1): Bersatu Sabah’s information chief, Khairul Firdaus Akbar Khan, has suggested that there be a time limit on the prime minister’s tenure to avoid abuse of power. Firdaus pointed out that in the case of Sabah, it was proposed in the State Legislative Assembly that the tenure of the Chief […]

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VOX POPULI: Politicians’ ties to the Unification Church must be examined

The three-way relationship between politics, government and business was once likened to a game of rock-paper-scissors, in which each has the upper hand over the other. Politicians control bureaucrats through appointments and promotions, and bureaucrats exercise authority over industries through regulation. And industries influence politicians through votes and donations. Farmers and doctors come to mind […]