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Punjab Assembly Election Result 2022 Today Latest News and Updates

Voters in Punjab, who openly called for change, appeared to have used their vote to introduce it. The state has traditionally seen power alternate between Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP combination. A man wearing a Bhagwant Maan print t-shirt celebrates the AAP’s landslide victory in Punjab on Thursday. (Express photo by Gurmeet Singh) It […]

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American Cancer Society Action Network: Wisconsin Legislature Prioritizes Cancer Prevention and Early Detection, But Misses Opportunity to Increase Access to Care

Madison, Wis. – March 9, 2022 – Wisconsin’s 2021-22 legislative session ended this week. This session was marked by important victories for cancer prevention and early detection, as well as battles against unwarranted efforts to create barriers to access to care. The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) commends the Legislative Assembly for […]

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Puerto Rico cancels power company restructuring deal

Puerto Rico’s governor announced on Tuesday that his administration was canceling a proposed debt restructuring deal for the island’s state-owned power company, calling it unworkable. The deal had been in the works for several years and was delayed by the pandemic, with many expecting it to be approved soon as Puerto Rico’s government begins to […]

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Chief minister and hapless governor don’t trust each other: Bombay High Court on deadlock over MLC appointment

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday expressed its dissatisfaction with the ongoing tussle between Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and orally remarked “that it is regrettable that the two most senior officials do not do not trust”. The court was referring to the standoff between the Chief Minister and the […]

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Wood Mackenzie Brings Light to Puerto Rican Homes

LONDON/HOUSTON/SINGAPORE, March 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A team of three analysts from global energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) company, is in Puerto Rico this week to help install solar panels on homes as part of a new initiative with the charity Let’s Share the Sun Foundation. Analysts, from Wood Mackenzie energy […]

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Should the U.S. Supreme Court Adopt the Independent Legislature of the State (ISL) theory? Fifth part of a series | Vikram David Amar | Verdict

In my last four columns, I have analyzed the so-called Independent State Legislature (SIL) theory regarding Articles I and II of the Federal Constitution. The theory holds that because Article I (concerning congressional elections) and Article II (concerning the selection of presidential electors) both refer to state “legislatures”, these elected legislatures are free, when are […]

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Two bills passed in both houses to postpone local polls until OBC quota is reinstated in Maharashtra

The Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council on Monday unanimously passed two bills, which would lay the groundwork for the postponement of local body elections in Maharashtra until the Other Backward Class Reservation (OBC) is reinstated . Pursuant to these bills, the State Election Commission (SEC) will now decide the election schedule for local and civic […]

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BJP will retain power in Manipur: Amit Shah

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday expressed confidence that the party will retain power in Manipur and added that the Central and State governments have worked together in harmony to end the differences between hills and valleys. BJP National Chairman Jagat Prakash Nadda and Home Minister Amit Shah held a joint press conference at the […]

Upper house

Newly Elected NA Legislators Take Oath of Office and Secrecy

Newly Elected NA Legislators Take Oath of Office and Secrecy National Assembly lawmakers posing for a photo after being sworn in at Singha Durbar on Saturday. KATHMANDU: The newly elected deputies of the National Assembly (NA) were sworn in today. NA President Ganesh Prasad Timalsina swore them an oath of office and secrecy during a […]

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Brehm closes eagle-birdie to take lead at Puerto Rico Open

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ryan Brehm closed the birdie-eagle for a 5-under 67 and the second-round lead Friday at the Puerto Rico Open. Brehm is making his final start on a minor medical extension and must win or finish second alone to retain his status. He is the only player in the field […]

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Colorado Legislature Approves Privacy Protections for Healthcare Workers and Others | Legislature

The Colorado legislature on Friday approved legislation aimed at preventing the doxxing of healthcare workers and other employees. The state Senate passed House Bill 1041 in a 23-9 final vote on Friday, following the state House of Representatives’ 52-10 approval last month. The bill will now be sent to Governor Jared Polis for final review. […]

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Maharashtra Assembly adjourned twice as MVA govt and BJP blame each other over OBC quota issue

On Friday, the MVA government and the opposition BJP blamed each other in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for the Supreme Court’s rejection of the interim report of the state’s Backward Classes Commission, which recommended that a quota of 27% can be awarded to the community in local polls. in the state. Due to chants shouted […]

Upper house

Murray MP Helen Dalton breaks away from shooters, anglers and farmers party

A dramatic fallout over water management saw Murray MP Helen Dalton split from the New South Wales Fishers and Farmers Party (SFF) to become an independent. Key points: Murray MP Helen Dalton has resigned as a member of the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers. She will remain on the transverse bench as an independent. The SFF […]

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“They extended my life”: ten years after the first liver transplant in Puerto Rico

Over the past ten years, 369 liver transplants have been performed in Puerto Rico, which represents approximately 35 to 40 per year. All of these patients were operated on at the Liver Transplant Center of Auxilio Mutuo Hospital, an institution that celebrated its tenth anniversary on February 24. At 67, Nelson Guzman He is forever […]

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Legislature adopts concealed carry without permit; the bill goes to DeWine

Republicans in both houses of the Ohio General Assembly on Wednesday passed legislation removing licensing, training and background check requirements for carrying a concealed weapon. Senate Bill 215 now goes to GOP Gov. Mike DeWine, who can sign it or veto the legislation. It passed 57 to 35 in the House on Wednesday, mostly along […]

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Ukraine dominates discussions in Manitoba Legislative Assembly

The spring session of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly officially began Wednesday with the introduction of two new bills, but the specter of a Russian invasion of Ukraine was front and center. Members of the Legislative Assembly were united against a common enemy and in favor of democracy, but divided on how best to show it. […]

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Russia struggles to shore up sanctions-hit economy

Published on: 03/02/2022 – 17:18Amended: 03/02/2022 – 17:10 Moscow (AFP) – Russian authorities are scrambling to stem the panic as massive sanctions over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine have caused the worst economic shocks since the fall of the Soviet Union. Asked by journalists on Wednesday about the survival of the economy, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov […]

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Oil prices soar; fighting could become more destructive as Russians bombard cities

Oil prices jump nearly 7% on supply fears amid Russian-Ukrainian conflict Oil prices surged during afternoon trading in Asia as markets were rocked by supply concerns amid the Russia-Ukraine war. At one point, Brent and U.S. crude futures climbed almost 8%. Brent pared some losses for the last time, jumping 6.88% to $112.19 a barrel. […]

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Gableman recommends decertifying 2020 election, citing nursing home voting | local government

The former state Supreme Court justice leading the GOP-ordered review of the 2020 election said Tuesday that the state legislature “should look very carefully” at decertifying the election. state president. Speaking before the Assembly Elections Committee, Gableman pointed to the bipartisan Wisconsin Elections Commission guidelines issued in 2020 by the commission directing clerks not to […]

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Japan’s lower house raps about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in ‘strongest terms’

Japan’s lower house on Tuesday passed a resolution condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in “the strongest possible terms”, urging Russian troops to immediately stop the attack and withdraw from the nation. Eastern Europe. The resolution, approved by the House of Representatives, expressed opposition to Russia’s use of force to unilaterally change the status quo after […]

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State Representative Calls on Legislature to Eliminate Death Penalty in Louisiana

New Orleans Rep. Kyle Green has introduced a bill that would eliminate the death penalty for the offenses of first-degree murder, rape and treason. A lawyer himself, Green says his reasoning starts in one place. “The death penalty is an irreversible sentence,” Green said. “That’s problem number one.” Research has shown a surprising number […]

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Prime Minister Modi slams opposition for encouraging COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday slammed the opposition for encouraging reluctance to vaccinate for COVID-19 in the country and said the vaccination campaign had been carried out successfully despite several challenges. The Prime Minister, addressing a public meeting in Maharajganj today, said: “Those Indians who felt proud knowing that the vaccines were made in […]

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Payday Loans Statistics | The bank rate

Here’s a breakdown of payday loan demographics by parental status. Parents are more likely to take out payday loans than non-parents. Parental status Percentage having used a personal loan non-relative 5% relative 8% payday loans in america The rates and terms of payday loans can vary widely by state. Some states don’t even allow payday […]

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PM to announce cut in POL prices and electricity tariff: Khattak

NOWSHERA: Federal Defense Minister Pervez Khattak said on Sunday that Prime Minister Imran Khan would soon unveil a relief package for the masses. “The Prime Minister will address the nation shortly and announce a Rs10 reduction in oil prices, a Rs5 per unit reduction in electricity tariffs, as well as several other measures,” he said […]

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The Latam Cup brings hockey fever to non-traditional hockey nations

Vodagraph When you think of hockey in the Western Hemisphere, Canada and the United States come to mind first and foremost. But let your thoughts drift to several sunny destinations and hotspots in South America, and you’ll find the game taking root in many non-traditional hockey nations with budding programs. In fact, the situation for […]

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Yazzie/Martinez Lawyers Praise Legislature’s Education Measures But Still Awaiting State’s Plan | Education

New Mexico lawmakers this month approved measures that pump hundreds of millions of dollars into teacher pay raises to ease what the state’s Department of Public Education called a crisis. of the workforce of educators. The increases, a high priority for Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham during the recent legislative session, were also welcomed by attorneys […]

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Ex-Pune cop Rashmi Shukla has been indicted for ‘illegal tapping’ of Nana Patole’s phone

An offense has been filed against IPS officer Rashmi Shukla at Bundgarden police station in the city of Pune in relation to the alleged illegal wiretapping of State Congress Speaker Nana Patole during the tenure of the previous led government by the BJP in Maharashtra. Last year, Patole claimed in the state legislature that his […]

Upper house

Archie Comics Canceled A Russian Story Due To Putin’s Anti-LGBT Stance

In the latest Comic Book Legends Revealed, find out how an Archie comic storyline “boycotted” Russia because of Vladimir Putin’s anti-LGBT stance. Welcome to Comic Book Legends Revealed! This is the eight hundred and twenty-eighth episode where we examine three comic book legends and determine if they are true or false. As usual, there will […]

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Gang leader wanted in 2009 BC murder arrested in Puerto Rico: police

The BC Police Anti-Gang Unit says the hunt for a high profile murder suspect is complete. The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit says in a statement that Conor D’Monte, an alleged leader of a British Columbia gang called United Nations, has been arrested in Puerto Rico after more than a decade of searching. . The […]

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Lawmakers push again to protect conversion therapy

Feb. 25 – A bill to ban conversion therapy for LGBTQ people was introduced in the Oklahoma Legislature this session and has since been passed by the State Powers Committee. Conversion therapy is an attempt to change a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The practice has come under increasing scrutiny over the […]

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Kayamkulam MP Prathibha expresses regret over FB post that criticized CPM leadership

Alappuzha: Kayamkulam MLA U Prathibha has expressed regret over a controversial social media post in which she criticized the CPM leadership alleging leniency towards those responsible for eroding votes in the constituency during the election of the Kerala Legislative Assembly in 2021. Earlier, CPM district secretary R Nazar revealed that an explanation was demanded from […]

Upper house

Russian-Ukrainian tension: “Regional conflict, not global… Delhi must maintain normal relations”

The operations in Ukraine mark a “regional conflict” and all other countries, including India, should continue to maintain normal relations with Moscow, Andrey A Klimov, an influential member of the upper house of the Parliament of the Russian Federation and head of the ruling section of international affairs of the United Russia party, said Thursday. […]

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A national vaccine pass has been quietly rolled out – and red states are getting on board

A national vaccine verification standard has been quietly rolled out across the country. (Photo Illustration by Pavlo Gonchar) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images EEven as the omicron variant loosens its grip on the world, destinations continue to require travelers to show proof of vaccination. And, increasingly, a CDC paper vaccination card just isn’t enough. Although […]

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Legislature takes small steps in battle to control drug prices | News, Sports, Jobs

Anyone who does just about anything to reduce drug prices is on the right track, from our point of view. So when the Michigan Legislature passed Bill 4348, bipartisan legislation to reduce the cost of prescription drugs based on recommendations from Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s Prescription Drug Task Force, we were thrilled, and we […]

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‘install the Ashokan pillar symbol during assembly’ | Patna News

Patna: Opposition RJD criticized state government on Wednesday for using Swastika symbol instead of Ashoka Chakra on proposed ‘Shatabdi stambh’ pillar to be installed near main gate of Bihar Vidhan premises Sabha to mark the centenary celebration of the state legislature building. Addressing a press conference, RJD National General Secretary Shyam Rajak and State General […]

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COVID vaccine passport ban moves through Utah legislature

A bill to ban the use of vaccine passports by employers or governments has passed the House despite concerns that it takes an overly broad approach that could hamper future public health efforts. HB60 would essentially make vaccination status a protected class – similar to race, gender and religion – and prevent employers from requiring […]

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PGA Tour Schedule | Federal News Network

September 16-19 _ Fortinet Championship (Max Homa) September 24-26 _ Ryder Cup (USA) Sept. 30-Oct. 3 _ Sanderson Farms Championship (Sam Burns) Oct. 7-10 _ Shriners Children’s Open (Sungjae Im) October 14-17 _ The CJ Cup @ Summit (Rory McIlroy) October 21-24 _ ZOZO Championship (Hideki Matsuyama) Oct. 28-31 _ World Golf Championships – HSBC […]

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Fate of 624 candidates to be sealed as Rae Bareli, Lakhimpur, 57 other seats go to the polls tomorrow

lucknow | Jagran Press Office: Polling for the fourth phase of the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2022 will take place on Wednesday as the curtains fell for yesterday’s intense election campaign. A total of 59 assembly segments spread across 9 districts of the state including Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur, Hardoi, Unnao, Lucknow, Rae […]

Upper house

LDP disagreements over candidates delay Upper House elections in some districts

Ahead of the House of Councilors election this summer, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party is experiencing delays in choosing candidates for some single-seat constituencies. The Upper House districts are opposition strongholds that have caused disagreements between local LDP branches and the national headquarters. It is unclear whether the LDP can essentially finalize candidates for the […]

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Nine out of ten Mexicans use face masks, among the most in the world

Face masks have become a common item during the pandemic. You see them in supermarkets, restaurants and on public transport. Although using them before the outbreak of the coronavirus meant receiving strange looks, they are now the norm, especially in urban centres. This change in habits was reflected in a global survey conducted by the […]

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Children’s mental health draws attention from state legislature

Children’s mental health draws attention from state legislature February 21, 2022 1:30 a.m. By Azeb Tuji WNPA News Service In the wake of the pandemic, Seattle Children’s Hospital reports that an increasing number of children need outpatient mental health treatment, but there are not enough providers to meet the demand. “The devastating consequence of not […]

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‘Winning both seats by a good margin’: Channi slams Kejriwal probe into Punjab elections, calls him a liar

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi. | Photo credit: ANI Chandīgarh: Hours after voting for the Punjab assembly elections ended, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said on Sunday he was confident of winning the two seats the Congress leader is contesting by a healthy margin. Hitting the national AAP official, Arvind Kejriwal, the Punjab chief minister […]

Upper house

Families share land to house adult children and grandparents

With soaring land and property prices, more and more families are exploring intergenerational housing options to provide housing for their loved ones. Whether it’s buying a piece of land in the countryside with enough space for several houses or cutting down the garden to give it to the children, people seem to be increasingly keen […]

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Anti-mandate protests return to New Brunswick Legislative Assembly as province enters Tier 1

Anti-warrant protesters gathered at various locations across New Brunswick on Saturday to travel for a second weekend of protests at the provincial legislature. The Irving Big Stop in Lincoln, New Brunswick, just outside Fredericton, was a gathering place for several groups before heading downtown from the capital. Unlike last weekend, no streets in the city […]

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White House spending targets social justice; vague criteria

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — This once bustling northern Arizona town has a troubled relationship with rain. Winslow needs it, but just a little can overwhelm a levee system that officials have been begging the federal government for years to fix. Local officials believe a push by the Biden administration to fund projects that help disadvantaged […]

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PG courses will start at Garoth govt college from the next academic session

Garoth (Madhya Pradesh): Local students will soon be able to pursue higher education at Government College here, as PG courses will begin at the college with the start of the new academic term. Until now, local students had to enroll in colleges in Mandsaur and other places due to the lack of PG courses in […]

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Touring Hillview Garden Estate: A freehold estate in Upper Bukit Timah with prices starting at $3m, Money News

It’s notoriously difficult to find an affordable freehold home (or even a reasonably priced leasehold home!) in Singapore, especially in Bukit Timah, which has many GCB enclaves. So when I saw a list of freehold land properties at around $3 million in Hillview Garden Estate I immediately thought of adding it to my series of […]

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Pierluisi slams board member Andrew Biggs’ ‘contempt’ of Puerto Rico’s government

washington d.c. – The governor Pierre Pierluisi say today that Andre Biggsmember of the Budget Oversight Council (JSF), shows “disdain and contempt” for Puerto Rico when it denounces the island government’s lack of administrative capacity and political will to push through reforms that give a boost to the Puerto Rican economy. “Their criticism shows disdain […]

Legislature

Another effort to tax ‘extreme wealth’ in California is launched in the Legislature

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the richest person in the world, moved his company’s headquarters from California to Texas, where taxes are lower. (Susan Walsh/Associated Press) A handful of Democrats in the state Legislature are pushing again for an ‘extreme wealth’ tax in California, a move they say could net the state billions in revenue by […]

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WA records highest ever daily COVID tally as Parliament faces virus scare

Western Australia has recorded 194 new local cases of COVID-19 as Parliament faces its first virus alert. Key points: Labor MP Terry Healy has been confirmed as a close contact He spent the last three days in Parliament WA State opposition called vaccination mandates ‘vindictive’ The new cases represent the highest daily tally in the […]

Upper house

DSA has a chance to make another leap forward in New York politics

In June, the New York Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) has another great opportunity to add one of its own to the State Senate. Twenty-six-year-old tech Kristen Gonzalez recently announced her candidacy for a new senatorial district covering parts of Brooklyn and Queens. She is expected to get DSA’s full backing, joining […]

Puerto rico economy

The alternative to payday loans has its own risks

Payday loans target consumers with no credit or low credit. According to industry research firm IBISWorld, the U.S. check cashing and payday lending industry is set to grow 5.1% in 2022. These high-interest loans promise quick cash until the next paycheck arrives, but they often create dangerous cycles of new loans to pay off old […]

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Comment: Legislature approves bill to end 175% interest rate

Published on February 16, 2022 at 9:07 p.m. By Milan Simonitch Santa Fe’s New Mexican New Mexico lawmakers took a giant step Wednesday toward shutting down a few hundred businesses. Good for lawmakers. They went from timid to tough-minded in a month, finally taking action to end more than three decades of legal loan sharking […]

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UN and Haiti ask for $2 billion to help after earthquake

Amina Mohammed, the UN’s deputy secretary-general, called the $2 billion figure “discouraging” but said Haiti needed international support. The story continues under the ad “We are aware that aid budgets are under pressure around the world. We also know donors are tired. And we heard, loud and clear, concerns about the results of aid in […]

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Most State Assemblies Sit Barely 30 Days a Year | India News

NEW DELHI: After weeks and months of intense and often polarizing politics and huge sums of money spent on campaigning and the conduct of elections, most state legislatures barely sit 30 days a year. In some like Haryana and Punjab, the average is around fifteen days. The states with the highest average of assembly sittings […]

Upper house

Lure of RS Berth Cause of exodus from Congress?

New Delhi: The irresistible offer of the Rajya Sabha seat is the main cause of exodus from Congress, sources say as leaders consider the place of the other parties’ upper house and the recent resignation of former justice minister Ashwani Kumar sparked a debate in the big old party. . Ashwani Kumar, a senior Congress […]

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One Year Later, Many Question ‘Official’ Number of Texas Blackout Deaths – Houston Public Media

Ice covers trees and power lines in South Austin. It’s been a year since millions of Texans woke up to find their power cut off during the freezing cold. Days without heating, electricity or water followed. Hundreds did not survive. But, on the anniversary of what became the worst blackout in Texas history, some say […]

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Two opioid bills make their way through the Washington Legislature – State of Reform

A bill that would allow registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to administer opioid overdose medications like naloxone in emergency rooms was having an effect public audience February 15. The law project, HB 1761, was sponsored by representatives Joe Schmick and Jessica Bateman. While largely a technical fix, it could have significant implications in emergency […]

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LS Speaker to Address Bihar Assembly on Feb 17

LS Speaker to Address Bihar Assembly on Feb 17 February 15, 2022, 6:35 p.m. New Delhi, Feb 15 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla will address members of Bihar Assembly and Bihar Legislative Council on Feb 17, a statement said on Tuesday. “The LS Speaker will inaugurate an orientation program for members of Bihar Legislative […]

Upper house

Matthew Guy’s ‘#1’ rallying cry sounds awfully familiar after Trump 2016

There was a time when mainstream politicians could refer to MAGA to indicate that they too were crimson-faced populists, not aloof technocrats. There was a time when even leftists thought Trump had some luck with him; he could kick the global elite, he could dampen American hegemony – they were right about that, as an […]

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Equality Florida to Call Press Conference to Condemn Censorship and Surveillance State Legislative Agenda | News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 14, 2022– Equality Florida, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, and the Human Rights Campaign will hold a press conference at the Florida Capitol on Tuesday, February 15 at 9:30 a.m. to discuss a list of bills pending in the Florida Legislature, including including the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. The event comes as national outrage […]

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Adding pot shops to improve social equity hits WA legislature trap

As currently drafted, HB 2022 would allow up to 304 new pot retail stores and 200 new cannabis production and processing businesses to open over the next eight years. Currently, the state has capped retail licensing to allow only 556 cannabis retail stores statewide. Wicks, the main sponsor of HB 2022, said when the state’s […]

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Assembly Election 2022 Live Voting News and Coverage, 14 February 2022, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Punjab, Uttarakhand (UK), Manipur, UP Election Seats, Candidate List News, Contesting Seat, PM Narendra Modi Rally Updates, PM Modi Speech Today news here

UP CM Yogi Adityanath campaigns in Uttarakhand ahead of elections. The elections will be a litmus test for the ruling BJP in UP, Uttarakhand and Goa ((Photo: Twitter/@BJP4UK) In Uttarakhand, prominent candidates whose fate is to be decided in these polls include Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, his cabinet colleagues Satpal Maharaj, Subodh Uniyal, Arvind […]

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Nearly $1.2 billion at risk for Arizona public schools if legislature fails to override cap | Education

SARA EDWARDS Cronkite News PHOENIX — Time is running out for state lawmakers to rescind a spending cap that would prohibit public school districts in Arizona from spending nearly $1.2 billion that has already been approved by the Legislature and budgeted. “This year it seems like it’s become a bit of a political football pitch,” […]

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Michael Lobo, a former two-time BJP MP, eyes a hat-trick in Goa elections, this time with Congress | Latest India News

Calangute (Goa): Michael Lobo, a former minister in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government of Goa, is eyeing a hat-trick of wins in Calangute, a constituency often seen as the mainstay of tourism in the coastal state, which will go to the polls on February 14. However, unlike his previous two victories for the saffron […]

Upper house

Turkmenistan will hold snap presidential elections on March 12

MOSCOW, February 12. /TASS/. Snap presidential elections in Turkmenistan are scheduled for March 12, the republic’s Central Election Commission told TASS on Saturday. “Yes, the president gave the instruction to hold them,” the Central Election Commission said. As reported by the Turkmen State News Agency, Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov told a session of the upper […]

Legislature

Buckhead City efforts blocked by state legislature

There is no longer a legislative path for Buckhead City to follow this year. House Speaker David Ralston said Friday he wanted to give Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens a chance to tackle crime issues, according to the AJC. Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan had expressed his opposition the day before. With the state’s legislative leaders against […]

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Biden should disavow racist decisions against Puerto Rico and the territories

WASHINGTON — Civil rights groups on Thursday called on President Joe Biden’s administration to disavow century-old Supreme Court rulings steeped in racist language that have allowed the government to treat people living in Puerto Rico and other other US territories differently from other Americans. The 13 groups, led by the American Civil Liberties Union, said […]

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Congress will easily cross majority bar in Goa, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress will easily clear the majority bar in Goa and unlike last time, the party will “act immediately” to form its government in the coastal state, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Friday. Speaking to the media at a press conference here, Gandhi also said the party would seek to rejuvenate the state’s tourism sector, […]

Upper house

Does Tasmania need more politicians? Greens call for bigger talent pool following Sarah Courtney’s resignation

The resignation of Tasmania’s education minister has revived calls for a bigger parliament, but a former MP has said adding more politicians will not guarantee a bigger pool of talent. Key points: The resignation of Education Minister Sarah Courtney has led to calls for a bigger Tasmanian parliament Some supporters say Tasmanians would be better […]

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Puerto Rico’s Ambitious Clean Energy Plan

Almost five years ago, Puerto Rico declared bankruptcy. Or rather, he declared the closest thing to bankruptcy that a state or territory could declare when it announced in 2017 that he would not be able to repay his debts following a devastating hurricane that left the island in hopeless state. Last week, a U.S. federal […]

Legislature

Legislature plans to recruit and train truckers | Business

One would create a new scholarship program to pay for truck driving school; another would provide grants to trucking companies to train more drivers; and the third would provide $500 grants to recruit new truck drivers for state businesses. “Seventy-seven percent of all communities in Wisconsin rely solely on trucks to transport their goods and […]

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ACT budget deficit $245 million lower than December quarter forecast | Canberra time

news, political act, The ACT budget deficit was more than $245.5 million lower than the December quarter forecast, as the territorial government reported strong economic activity leading to a faster-than-expected recovery. The overall net operating balance in the December quarter was a deficit of $218.8 million, lower than the projected year-to-date budget deficit of $464.3 […]

Upper house

Religious Discrimination Bill Passes Lower House After All-Night Debate

MPs stayed overnight to debate the bill’s progress, with five government backbenchers eventually crossing the floor. The central issue was that the bill did not protect transgender children from being expelled from religious schools. Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce successfully pushed their religious discrimination legislation through the Lower House. (Sydney […]

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How to Claim the Child Tax Credit on Your Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans who have never filed taxes will need to do so this year in order to claim what is rightfully theirs under the enhanced child tax credit. Previously, only people who made enough money to owe income taxes could get the full credit. But as part of the $1.9 trillion […]

Legislature

New Mexico House finally sees the light on 175% interest rates | Legislature | New Mexico Legislative Session

Rarely have slick, wealthy lobbyists like Raymond Sanchez received such a terrible beating. For years, Sanchez has turned members of the New Mexico House of Representatives into toads for the storefront loan industry that charges a 175% annual interest rate. Every attempt to lower the rate ended in failure, usually because a mass of House […]

Upper house

Congress MPs walk out during Prime Minister’s speech in Rajya Sabha

On Tuesday, February 8, congressmen created a ruckus and slammed of the Upper House as Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded to the motion of thanks on the President’s speech to Rajya Sabha. “We left the prime minister’s speech on the vote of thanks because instead of talking about the president’s speech, he blamed Congress,” Congress […]

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Will the government step in to save the Mahogany Run golf course – for tourism? | Opinion

The economic and social impact of the loss of the Mahogany Run golf course in St. Thomas, since the two 2017 hurricanes and now during the COVID-19 crisis, continues. The inability to play golf impacts our ability to attract cruise ship passengers and land tourists who choose a golf-based Caribbean destination as part of their […]

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Massachusetts Legislature Passes ‘Nero’s Law’ Seeking to Protect Injured K-9s – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — A bill that allows first responders to provide emergency medical care to injured police K-9s is headed to Gov. Charlie Baker’s office. The Massachusetts House passed “Nero’s Law” on Monday, reports the State House News Service. The Senate passed the law in November. READ MORE: MIT is developing a new material that […]

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BJP MP battling for Saffron Party’s Bihar CM post for past 2.5 years – The New Indian Express

Express press service PATNA: BJP MP Chhedi Paswan courted further controversy on Monday when he pleaded for the post of chief minister of Bihar’s saffron party for the remaining two and a half years of NDA rule. In an interview with a private news channel in New Delhi, Paswan, who represents Sasaram Lok Sabha headquarters […]

Upper house

PML-N CEC meets today to reflect on internal change and post-change scenario

The cooperation of Ch Parvez Elahi and his eventual elevation to the post of Chief Minister for about a year could become a political challenge for the Nawaz party LAHORE/Islamabad – The PML-N Central Executive Committee (CEC) is meeting here today to decide on several key issues relating to the possible internal change and its […]

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The Bitcoin family moves to Portugal, a tax haven for cryptos

‘Bitcoin Family’ in Lisbon, Portugal Didi Taihuttu Didi Taihuttu, patriarch of the so-called “Bitcoin family,” has his roots in Portugal, the ultimate crypto tax haven in Europe. Settling down is a big deal for the Dutch family of five, who have traveled the world for the past five years. But after spending time in 40 […]

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Convoy of truckers and vaccine supporters clash during a protest at the Legislative Assembly

Saturday’s event was smaller than last weekend’s, with Victoria Police estimating the crowd at around 1,500 – well below the 5,000 who gathered a week ago. Reports of a second convoy of trucks to rival that of the previous weekend had not materialized at the Legislative Assembly by mid-afternoon on Saturday, but horns were honking […]

Legislative assembly

Comments Requested on Provisional Province Status for GB – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), Khalid Khurshid, has circulated among members of the GB Legislative Assembly and his cabinet a bill to amend the Constitution of Pakistan to grant “status of provisional province” to the strategically located region, asking them to submit their “feedback and views”, Dawn has learned. The Chief Minister wants […]

Upper house

BJP sends whip to Rajya Sabha members to attend House on Tuesday

BJP sends whip to RS members to attend on Tuesday They said the whip was issued by the ruling party as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to respond to the vote of thanks at the President’s address. PTI, New Delhi, 06 February 2022, 01:54 ist updated: 06 Feb 2022, 01:54 ist The BJP issued […]

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Third Bridge Legislation Introduced to Washington Legislature – ClarkCountyToday.com

Planning for a proposed additional bridge over the Columbia River Legislation was introduced in the Washington State Legislature to begin consideration of a third bridge over the Columbia River. This comes amid intense community discussions regarding the potential spending of $3-5 billion to replace the Interstate 5 bridge. Two bills were introduced, as “An Act […]

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We are against appeasement, not just any religion, says Cm Yogi Adityanath

The BJP is not against any particular religion but opposes the policy of appeasement, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said in an interview with News18 on Friday when asked to comment. explain its relationship with the Muslim community. In his first interview after submitting his candidacy from Gorakhpur Assembly Headquarters, Yogi Adityanath told Rahul […]

Puerto rico government

Thousands of teachers in Puerto Rico protest for higher salaries

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of teachers across Puerto Rico walked out of their classrooms and took to the streets Friday to demand higher salaries, better working conditions and better pensions amid a of economic crisis. Several schools were completely without teachers as protesters gathered in the capital city of San Juan and […]

Upper house

Parliament Budget Session 2022-23 India Highlights, Union Budget Highlights, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind Speeches Today Live News and Updates

Mahua Moitra at Lok Sabha on Thursday. The government has written to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat to ban an MP’s Provisionally Accepted Question (PAQ) in the Upper House on ‘India’s position in the Democracy Index’, seeking the reason why the India slipped to 53rd position in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy. Index, The Indian Express […]

Puerto rico government

Puerto Rico’s financial advisory chief resigns

Natalie Jaresko, executive director of Puerto Rico’s financial oversight board, announced her resignation, effective April 1. Jaresko’s exit comes after a federal judge approved a restructuring plan that cuts most of the US territory’s $70 billion public debt. The plan reduces a portion of the debt, about $33 billion, to about $7 billion, dramatically reducing […]

Legislature

Memo: Vos asked if the legislature could change presidential voters after the election | News

MADISON (WKOW) — According to records obtained by a liberal watchdog group, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos explored the possibility of changing the state’s presidential voters two weeks after the 2020 general election. US surveillance based in Washington, DC published a series of notes of leading legislative Republicans in Wisconsin and Arizona considering the legality of […]

Puerto rico economy

A payday loan vs an installment loan

To figure out which one will best suit your needs, take some time and do some research first so you can decide with all the facts at your fingertips instead of relying on what someone else says about the best option. The personal loan and its purpose One of the main advantages of personal loans […]

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SLET 2022 Postponed Due to Assembly Elections, Check New Exam Date

The State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) Commission, Assam (NE Region) has issued an important notice regarding the date of the SLET 2022 exam. State (SLET) has been postponed to March 2022, due to upcoming assembly elections. Previously, the state eligibility test was scheduled to take place on February 27, 2022. However, a clash between the […]

Upper house

The New Zealand border will reopen; HMS Endeavor found in the United States; NSW COVID cases are rising, Victoria COVID cases are rising, NSW booster usage is low among young people, Ben Roberts-Smith case is picking up, Qld COVID cases are rising, SA COVID cases are rising, ACT COVID cases increase

Victorian COVID-19 Response Commander Jeroen Weimar said coronavirus-related hospitalizations could increase in the coming weeks, but pressure on the state’s health system has eased since the declaration of a ‘code brown’ last month. Speaking to reporters in Bendigo, in the Victoria region, Mr Weimar said infection and hospitalization rates were not expected to drop at […]

Puerto rico government

These local governments are paving the way for cryptocurrency adoption

In November 2021, Mayor of Miami, Francis X. Suarez, tweeted that he would take his next salary in bitcoin. Shortly after, Eric Adams, now mayor of New York, tweeted that he would take his next three paychecks in bitcoin. Maybe not to be outdone, Suarez then said he would take all his salary in bitcoin. […]

Legislature

Premier Horgan returns to legislature after cancer treatment

A smiling Premier, John Horgan, returned to the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, his first public appearance since undergoing radiation therapy for throat cancer. He spent part of the day celebrating the Lunar New Year – the Year of the Tiger began on Tuesday – stepping out to pose for photos wearing a dragon-patterned jacket with […]

Legislative assembly

Who will win the majority? Here’s what opinion polls say

Uttar Pradesh’s elections will be held in seven phases from February 10 to March 7 this year. The counting of votes will take place on March 10. Uttar Pradesh will see a total of 403 Legislative Assembly seats go to the polls. The total number of polling places in the state will be 1,74,351 and […]

Upper house

NSW Health Inquiry calls final witnesses

A long-running parliamentary inquiry into regional and remote health outcomes is set to conclude its public phase on Wednesday, with evidence from senior NSW health officials. Since its launch in 2020, the upper house inquiry has heard testimony in sessions held across the state – Deniliquin, Cobar, Wellington, Dubbo, Gunnedah, Taree and Lismore – about […]

Legislature

Virginia Community Colleges Ask Legislature for $26 Million to Double Number of Nursing Graduates | Local News

To ease Virginia’s nursing shortage, Virginia community colleges are asking state legislators for $26 million over two years to double the number of their nursing graduates. Without an investment to boost nursing programs, the Virginia Community College System will not be able to fill high-demand nursing jobs by producing more work-ready graduates, said Dr. Patti […]

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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, […]

Upper house

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 […]

Puerto rico economy

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 […]

Upper house

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 […]

Legislature

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 […]

Legislative assembly

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 […]

Upper house

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. […]

Legislature

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 […]

Upper house

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 […]

Legislature

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 […]

Upper house

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 […]