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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

Judge signs plan and resolves Puerto Rico bankruptcy battle

FILE – A Puerto Rican flag flies on a deserted beach at Ocean Park, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, May 21, 2020. The nearly five-year battle over Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy was resolved on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, After a ruling federal judge signed a plan that reduces the US territory’s public debt burden as […]

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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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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, […]