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Salvadoran judges ousted seek redress in international tribunal

In El Salvador, the populist president, Nayib Bukele, is dismissing judges by the dozen, including the five members of the Constitutional Court. He says he’s trying to root out corruption. Critics fear he seeks to remove democratic constraints from his autocratic regime. But now that the highest courts are in the hands of President Bukele’s […]

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Legislature’s plan to fund medical marijuana program raises “serious concerns” from MSDH

Mississippi’s top doctor has “serious concerns” about the Legislature’s plan to fund a medical marijuana program. State health official Dr Thomas Dobbs said on Tuesday that the role of the state health department in the proposed program would cost millions of dollars a year, which could reduce care for the necessities provided by the department. […]

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Exactly how SA politicians protected themselves from the ICAC

South Australia’s parliamentarians have opened a yawning legal loophole that could prevent the ICAC from investigating them for corruption and kill some investigations already underway. David Washington explains how. Parliament has now become a fortress for politicians seeking to protect themselves from liability. Complex legislation aimed at transforming the way South Australia’s integrity agencies work […]

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Stimulus Check Live Fourth Update: Child Tax Credit, Social Security Benefits, New California Payout …

Securities – Republicans vote against federal spending bills, bringing government shutdown closer. – Secretary of the Treasury Yellen warns that the US government could run out of cash on October 18. – When Will the COLA social security payment amount be confirmed? – Children whose parents are disabled, retired or additional deceased will be entitled […]

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Polis appoints Kara Veitch as Chief Legal Officer, succeeding Jacki Cooper Melmed | Legislature

Kara veitch Courtesy of the Colorado Governor’s Office Kara Veitch is Gov. Jared Polis’ new chief counsel, succeeding Jacki Cooper Melmed, the governor’s office said Wednesday afternoon. Veitch has become the governor’s chief legal adviser since taking up the post of executive director of the Department of Personnel and Administration since 2019. “Kara brings a […]

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Awaiting a firm and strong verdict from the high court to preserve the sanctity of our democracy

On September 27, 2021, the last day of election propaganda, the BJP alleged that TMC workers heckled its national vice president, Dilip Ghosh, who had campaigned for BJP candidate in Bhabanipur, Priyanka Tibrewal. Also earlier, the party alleged that its employees were prevented by police personnel from campaigning near the residence of Mamata Banerjee, the […]