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Higdon: court ruling creates opportunity for governor and legislature to cooperate

By JIMMY HIGDON14th District State Senator Saturday 28 August 2021 – Kentucky has been in a perpetual state of emergency since March 6, 2020. Since the onset of the global pandemic, the voice of the representative branch of state government, the Kentucky General Assembly, has not always been heard regarding the state’s response to COVID-19. […]

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couple meticulously restore 1870s Edwardsville home | Home & Garden

“The original material is so much better than what you can buy,” Kurt says. After refurbishing the original fitted wardrobes in the master bedroom, the Ackermans installed wardrobes in every room upstairs in the older style of the house. Now, after an addition and an extensive restoration process, the Glass House is 3,000 square feet […]

Puerto rico economy

Can’t repay a personal loan? What should you do? Here are your options

Your options when you can’t make your payments What options do you have when you’re struggling to make your payments on a bad credit loan? First, you must admit that there is a problem for yourself. No doubt you’ll try to think of as many different ways to repay as possible, but sometimes it’s not […]

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Billions of federal rent assistance not spent by local governments

Eight months after the federal government approved billions of dollars to help people pay their rent, more than 50 counties and cities still haven’t spent a single dime. The figures come from the latest Treasury Department data on the distribution of rent assistance, which Congress first authorized in December 2020. Congress has set aside an […]

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Illinois Legislature Passes Restrictive Covenants Law | Roetzel & Andress

On August 13, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed a new law regulating restrictive covenants in employment contracts involving Illinois employees, which will come into effect on January 1, 2022. The relevant restrictive covenants are (i) non-competition (eg, provisions that restrict a current or former employee from engaging in competitive activities after employment); and (ii) non-solicitation provisions […]

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Walters: Will the legislature face the California housing crisis? – GV Wire

California had a huge and growing housing problem before COVID-19 reared its ugly head 18 months ago, falling short of state building targets every year. The pandemic, which continues to escalate, “has exacerbated a long-standing housing shortage, intensified a state-wide affordability crisis and caused housing instability,” the Minister says. new state budget. As unemployed workers […]

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Dixie Mafia crooks extorted Carlos Marcello | New

This report concludes our four-part series on the mysteries surrounding the murder of Jefferson Downs jockey James Sibille, and this chapter begins as the first, in the 1975 racketeering trial of notorious Mafia hub Carlos Marcello. In a surprise gesture shortly after noon on Friday January 24, 1975, government attorneys charged with the prosecution of […]

Puerto rico government

Op-Ed: GRUFF to government retirees: Say no to pension cuts

Government of the US Virgin Islands GRUFF Position Paper (August 2021): Government retirees should be aware that a movement is underway to reduce our pensions due to the impending insolvency of the Government Employees Retirement System (GERS). The problem stems from the government’s monumental failure for decades to pay adequate employer contributions to GERS. Today, […]

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Puerto Rico is the new American battle front against ASF | 2021-08-20

African swine fever may not have to travel to the Americas to crush the American pork industry. If ASF makes the small jump from the Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico, an American territory, countries around the world will have the right, according to international standards, to ban all American pork, according to the Animal Health […]

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Members of the opposition to Rajya Sabha manhandled marshals, their behavior “black spot” on democracy: Pralhad Joshi

ANI | Updated: Aug 11, 2021 11:54 PM STI New Delhi [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Wednesday claimed opposition members “roughed up marshals” at the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday and said their behavior during the session was a “point black in the history of Indian democracy “.“What happened yesterday, today, […]

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Puerto Rico government issues new immunization requirements for other industries | Small

In view of the recent increase in COVID-19 positivity rates in Puerto Rico, on Thursday August 5, 2021, Governor Pedro Pierluisi issued Executive Decree No. 2020-062, adopting new vaccination measures for different sectors. This new executive decree (EO) will take effect on August 16, 2021 and will continue until the end of the declaration of […]

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Conservationists call on legislature to spend more money on cleaning up Chesapeake Bay

Environmental groups are calling on the state legislature to use some of the billions they have in federal dollars to clean up waterways that would ultimately benefit Chesapeake Bay. Renee Reber, watershed defense campaign manager for PennFuture, said counties that pollute Chesapeake Bay a lot, such as Lancaster and York, are making good progress in […]

Legislative assembly

Rotary’s political constituency redesign commission appointed

PROVIDENCE – A day before the US Census Bureau’s release of new population figures, House and Senate leaders on Wednesday announced the composition of the 18-member commission that will redraw the state’s political boundaries for the next decade. Lest there be any doubt that this decade-long legislative and congressional reshuffle is worth watching closely, here’s […]

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Legislature votes to improve protections for first responders | Herald Community Newspapers

After five hours of public testimony on August 2, the Nassau County Legislature voted to increase protections for all first responders, including police officers, auxiliary police officers, correctional officers, paid and volunteer firefighters. and emergency medical technicians, by imposing civil penalties of up to $ 50,000 per incident against anyone who assaults, threatens or harasses […]

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Assembly Judiciary Committee pursues Cuomo inquiry, with possible impeachment route

Judicial Committee chief Charles D. Lavine takes a call alongside MPs Michael Montesano and Phil Steck ahead of the hearing at the Legislative Office Building in Albany, New York, United States, August 9, 2021. REUTERS / Cindy Schultz Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 […]

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Stocks drop as Wall Street raises bets on Fed cut, falling oil prices

Shares traded lower on Monday as investors raised bets that the Federal Reserve would withdraw its stimulus measures following a stronger-than-expected US jobs report. Oil prices fell and gold prices stabilized after a “lightning crash” on Monday night that briefly brought bullion prices to a four-month low. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 119 points, […]

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Utah Legislature to Begin Redistribution Process – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Following the 2020 census, the Utah state legislature began the redistribution process. During a redistribution of a state, the legislative boundaries are redrawn in order to better represent the population of the state enumerated in the census of the previous year. This process occurs once every ten years. Census Bureau data for the 2020 census […]

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Republican Assembly subpoena election materials hinting at Arizona-style recount | Local government

Other items subpoenaed include forensic images taken from election management servers, routers, computers, and removable media such as USB sticks or external hard drives, as well as the names and addresses of the voters, as well as the dates and times they voted. Brandtjen could not be reached by phone on Friday. On July 28, […]

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Senate hosts weekend sprint on infrastructure before recess | Politics

The Senate rushes to complete its remaining work on the trillion-dollar bipartisan infrastructure package over the weekend as Democrats seek to tackle other key priorities like the budget deal in a ambitious push ahead of the looming vacation. After an unsuccessful and hours-long attempt to conclude the infrastructure bill on Thursday evening, the upper house […]

Puerto rico government

White House announces appointments of two LGBTQ women to federal courts

By Karen Ocamb | OAKLAND, approx. – Lawyer native to North Carolina Dan Bryson loves people and absolutely hates discrimination. He still feels a punch in PTSD whenever he recalls the national trauma suffered in his beloved state in 2016 by right-wing conservatives ruthlessly seeking crude political power at the expense of the LGBTQ community […]

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State Legislature has the same authority to repeal a law as it does to enact it, says HC

Eliminates PIL’s plea after the government announced it had decided to repeal the law on the university of Dr. J. Jayalalithaa The Madras High Court ruled on a public interest litigation petition filed by former Justice Minister C.Ve. Shanmugam of AIADMK, seeking the allocation of funds for the proper functioning of Dr.J. Jayalalithaa University in […]

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BJP boss urges Yogi Adityanath to run in Lucknow (East) assembly district

Lucknow, August 6 (UNI) BJP boss Dilip Srivastava urged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to stand in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Lucknow (East) constituency in the state capital . In a letter to the chief minister on Friday, Corporal Maithlisharan Ward Srivastava said that “if the chief minister comes from the assembly constituency […]

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Legislature’s Corner: Blyden urges HIVFA to speed up emergency rent assistance

Senator Marvin A. Blyden (photo submitted) Senator Marvin A. Blyden called on Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (HIVFA) Executive Director Daryl Griffith to rush to distribute the necessary funds to Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) applicants, which officially launched in March of this year. In recent months, the U.S. Department of the Treasury has eased […]

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Jaleel wants ED to investigate alleged NRE deposits of Kunhalikutty’s son

Thiruvananthapuram: Reiterating the allegations against IUML chief PK Kunhalikutty and his son, MP Thavanur KT Jaleel also raised questions about the alleged financial irregularities against them in the Kerala Legislature as well. During the assembly’s question-and-answer session, Jaleel asked about the deposits of Kunhalikutty’s son at Malappuram AR Nagar Service Cooperative Bank. He pointed out […]

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City Hall calendar could restrict public contribution to KS redistribution

In May, the Kansas legislature appeared poised to delay a series of city halls on redistribution until the US Census Bureau released new demographics. While there has been some disagreement over whether to delay, the Senate leader of the redistribution effort, Senate Deputy Speaker Rick Wilborn, said he heard the public and answered questions about […]

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Lawmakers should talk about emergency and mask law

State lawmakers return to the State Capitol this morning to review Governor Asa Hutchinson’s recovery from a statewide public health emergency due to covid-19 and expect meet in a special session starting Wednesday to consider a bill allowing public school officials to decide whether to require masks in schools. [CORONAVIRUS: Click here for our complete […]