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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 […]

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Senator Mike Shower: Why Alaskans should want a citizens’ legislature

By SEN. MIKE SHOWER I am often asked how difficult it is to hold multiple jobs as a citizen legislator. No surprise, it’s difficult. While some people think otherwise, for many lawmakers, serving as an elected official comes at a significant personal cost: lost income, lost family time, and the stress of trying to represent […]

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Conservation work on the Assembly Museum building nears completion

The conservation of the Kerala Legislative Assembly Golden Jubilee Museum, a protected monument under the Department of Archeology, is nearing completion. The museum, at the Legislative Assembly campus in Palayam, is housed in a beautiful western-style red building dating back to 1868. It was the headquarters of the Thiruvithamkoor Nair Pattalam or Nair Brigade of […]

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Cash warns WA liberals: reform or suffer

Michaelia Cash told Liberal WA members at the state conference that the party needed to reform. -AAP Picture Western Australia senior Liberal Michaelia Cash gave her backing to the shortlist changes, saying the party must reform or pay the price. Senator Cash issued the warning after the opening of the WA Liberals State Conference in […]

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Volusia County Council’s District 5 race attracts three candidates

DAYTONA BEACH – Two current Deltona City Commissioners and a former Deltona City Commissioner are all vying to be next Volusia County Councilor, District 5. Victor Ramos, David Santiago and Julio David Sosa face each other in the August 23 primary election which will determine whether one of the men wins with more than 50% […]

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Wolf sues GOP-led legislature to stop abortion and voter identity issues from reaching Pennsylvania ballot boxes

PA projector is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is suing the Republican-controlled legislature in the state’s highest court over its efforts to amend the Pennsylvania Constitution to restrict […]

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Executive Dominance Is Killing Legislative Dynamism in Nigeria – NILDS

The legislative dynamism required in Nigeria has been hampered over the years by executive dominance, said the Director General of the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS), Professor Abubakar Sulaiman. Professor Sulaiman, who said so in Abuja on Thursday in his speech at the two-day capacity building workshop held for Clerks, Deputy Clerks […]

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Hanson shows Palmer’s man about the house

The socialist left faction of the Victorian Labor Party has rarely had such good times. One could almost say Premier Dan Andrew’s outfit ended up in (worker’s) heaven. Opponents of the faction on the right remain trapped in the wreckage of the Adem Somyurek car accident, At Jacinta Allan’s Official anointing as Andrews’ heir apparent […]

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North Carolina Legislature Slows Medicaid Expansion Deal for Now | New

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — General Assembly leaders acknowledged Tuesday that a compromise for North Carolina to finally embrace Medicaid expansion is unlikely to come quickly and pinned the success of a deal in the near future in part on the membership of a key Healthcare Center Interest Group. Speaking separately to reporters as the Legislature […]

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Leandro’s key argument would put a time limit on the separation of powers

There is no expiry date for the separation of powers in government. If a power belongs to the executive, the executive has no obligation to use it or lose it. The same applies to the powers attributed to the legislative and judicial powers. When one branch chooses to use its legitimate powers in a way […]

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NSW COVID cases rise; Victoria COVID cases increase; Labor says foot-and-mouth disease is ‘hysteria’ stoked by Liberals; Extended ADF Elderly Support; Prue Carr diagnosed with cancer

Meanwhile, Victorian zoos have restricted visitor access to certain animal enclosures in a bid to prevent the possible spread of foot-and-mouth disease. Zoos Victoria chief executive Jenny Gray said paid encounters with giraffes, kangaroos and elephants – where visitors are guided through the exhibit by a zookeeper – have been canceled and existing bookings have […]

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MLB international draft would affect the Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Like so many kids on this baseball-mad island, Fraidel Liriano wanted to sign with a Major League Baseball team and eventually play at the top level. It could earn him and his family life-changing money. So, at age 12, he said he left school and his home in Sabana Grande […]

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State election officials grapple with paper shortages, harassment and insider threats

MADISON, Wis. – Election officials from 33 states, meeting for a tightly-secured conference, have warned that upcoming election cycles will be affected by paper shortages and the potential for threats from inside election offices. The meeting of the National Association of State Election Officers last week was held under strict security precautions, given the continued […]

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Lawyer Chavan dismissed as spl attorney general in corruption case against Kadam

House Cities Bombay Lawyer Chavan dismissed as spl attorney general in corruption case against Kadam In March, Devendra Fadnavis, then Leader of the Opposition and now Deputy Chief Minister, presented video recordings to the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly alleging that a few people, including Chavan and members of the government of Maha Vikas […]

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Panneerselvam appoints Rajya Sabha MP Dharmar, 13 other district secretaries

O Panneerselvam, head of the AIADMK rebel camp, on Sunday appointed more than a dozen “district secretaries”, including MP Rajya Sabha R Dharmar and former lawmakers. The appointees include VNP Venkatraman (Chennai Suburban District) and Kovai K Selvaraj (Coimbatore District), both former MPs and Dharmar (Ramanathapuram District), who was among 6 candidates elected unopposed to […]

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Puerto Rico’s inalienable right to self-determination

After holding the Treaty of Paris with Spain, and without any Puerto Rican representation… the United States invaded Puerto Rico and imposed a military government… It was an arbitrary decision! In 1917, US citizenship was imposed on Puerto Ricans…but…even though we were forced to serve in their armed forces, we were NOT allowed to participate […]

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Wisconsin Assembly Elections Committee Chairman Calls to Invalidate 2020 Results

Comment this story Comment MADISON, Wis. – The head of the Wisconsin Assembly Elections Committee called on Friday to invalidate President Biden’s 2020 election victory in the state – an idea that constitutional scholars and Republican legislative leaders have called impossible on the legal plan. “Fair and honest elections are the cornerstone of our democracy […]

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What the Japanese Election Means for Controversial Defense Research

Voter turnout was low in this month’s elections in Japan.Credit: Issei Kato/Reuters Japan’s ruling conservative coalition won a landslide victory in national elections earlier this month, two days after the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who led the coalition until 2020. Researchers say the coalition’s victory in the upper house of the National […]

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AHF denounces Washington Post’s cynical 340B ad of PhRMA | New

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 21, 2022– AIDS Health Foundation ( AHF ) today slammed the most greedy and profitable industry trade association on the planet for hypocritically calling for so-called ‘drug pricing fairness’ in a full page ad on the 340B drug pricing program that was published earlier this week in the Washington Post. This press release […]

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Shawnee County Voter’s Guide for Topeka Representatives to the Kansas Legislature

With voting underway with advance and mail-in ballots, Topeka-area voters have begun the process of selecting their Statehouse representatives for the next two years. Shawnee County has 16 candidates vying for eight seats in the Kansas House of Representatives. If you don’t know which district you live in, enter your address on openstates.org. Not all […]

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Counting of votes for the presidential election at 11 a.m. today: The Tribune India

PTI New Delhi, July 21 India will find out on Thursday who will succeed incumbent President Ram Nath Kovind to become the country’s 15th president, as the vote count for the presidential election begins at 11 a.m. in parliament here. Draupadi Murmu of the ruling party and Yashwant Sinha of the opposition face […]

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Draghi demands party unity as a condition to stay on as Italian prime minister

Draghi offered to resign after coalition split Tells Parliament that Italians want unity of government The speech receives a cold reception from 5-Star, League The Senate is due to vote on the speech later Wednesday ROME, July 20 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi on Wednesday demanded unity from his coalition partners if they […]

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Candidate Q&A: State House District 39 – Corey Rosenlee

Editor’s Note: For the August 13 primary elections in Hawaii, Civil Beat asked candidates to answer a few questions about where they stand on various issues and what their priorities would be if elected. The following came from Corey Rosenlee, Democratic candidate for State House District 39, which includes Royal Kunia, Waipahu, Honouliuli and Lower […]

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90 deputies voted in the presidential ballot

Staff reporter RAIPUR, ALL ninety Chhattisgarh MPs cast their vote in the presidential election at the polling station at the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly premises on Monday. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, Speaker of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Dr Charan Das Mahant, Leader of Opposition in Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Dharamlal Kaushik, Former Chief Minister and MP for Rajnandgaon […]

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Prez poll: 59 out of 60 MPs voted in Arunachal

ITANAGAR, July 18: Fifty-nine out of 60 MPs in Arunachal Pradesh exercised their right to vote until midday on Monday to elect India’s new president, Assembly Secretary K Habung said. Chief Minister Pema Khandu and his deputy Chowna Mein were among the first to vote in the assembly’s Nokmey Namati Hall, Habung said. BJP lawmaker […]

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Prime Therapeutics’ Intervention Pilot for Opioid Users Improves Outcomes

Opioid registry and predictive modeling help identify at-risk Medicare members in Florida EAGAN, Minn., July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — During the COVID-19 pandemic, drug overdoses killed more than 107,000 Americans in 2021.1 Prior to the pandemic, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) serving nearly 33 million members nationwide, launched an intervention […]

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Commentary: Why are lawmakers luring tech lobbyists into wine country ahead of social media and crypto votes?

California lawmakers will soon end their summer recess and return to Sacramento for the most important final month of the legislative year. August is when the Legislature determines the fate of hundreds of bills that have passed through the Capitol all year, making decisions that could affect millions of Californians as well as many businesses […]

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Presidential election tomorrow: MPs and MPs will vote to elect India’s 15th president

NDA candidate Draupadi Murmu has a clear advantage over Yashwant Sinha of the opposition, as more than 60% of votes are expected to be cast in her favour. The ballot will take place in the Parliament and in the legislative assemblies of the States for which the ballot boxes have already arrived at their destination. […]

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Monkeypox is hitting LGBTQ communities hard. Leaders want more help

Monkeypox is hitting LGBTQ communities hard. Leaders want more help New Sports Entertainment Life Silver Technology Travel Opinion LGBTQ leaders are demanding more test kits, vaccines and additional health workers to limit the outbreak. Some LGBTQ critics have accused government officials of being slow to tackle the outbreak because it primarily affects LGBTQ men, a […]

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Americans with Disabilities Day Celebrated at County Legislature Meeting – Oswego County Today

Lawmaker James Karasek standing during the July 14 meeting. Photo by Shea O’Malley. OSWEGO — Legislator James Karasek led the charge yesterday speaking on behalf of people with disabilities in honor of Americans with Disabilities Awareness Day at the County Legislature’s monthly meeting on Thursday, July 14. Americans with Disabilities Awareness Day is celebrated annually […]

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Presidential candidates to lose 9,280 votes in Jammu and Kashmir – The New Indian Express

Express press service SRINAGAR: Presidential candidates would lose 9,280 votes in Jammu and Kashmir in the absence of a Legislative Assembly, and no representatives in Rajya Sabha. Only five Lok Sabha members, including three from the National Conference and two from the BJP, will vote. While Draupadi Murmu is certain to get 1,400 votes from […]

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Italian Draghi wins vote of confidence, but 5 Stars boycotts motion

The electronic board of parliament displays the results of the vote of confidence for the government at the upper house of parliament, in Rome, Italy, July 14, 2022. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ROME, July 14 (Reuters) – Italy’s government won a confidence motion in the upper house of […]

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Government creates Puerto Rico Broadband Program; Joins the “Internet for All” initiative – News is My Business

The government is committed to building the necessary infrastructure with the necessary funds to bridge the existing digital divide. (Credit: Siarhei Dzenisevich | Dreamstime.com) Governor Pedro Pierluisi announced the signing of an executive order creating the Puerto Rico Broadband Program, which aims to bridge the local digital divide. The strategy coincides with Puerto Rico’s participation […]

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Utah Sen. Derek Kitchen concedes primary race to his opponent; other out-of-race holders

Sen. Derek Kitchen, D-Salt Lake City, questions a bill at the Utah Legislature in Salt Lake City on March 4. Salt Lake County finalized the results of its primary election Tuesday night, setting the stage for an upheaval in the Legislative Assembly minority. party like Kitchen and Sen. Gene Davis, D-Salt Lake City, were ousted […]

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BJP begins training lawmakers for presidential election | Latest India News

The BJP training for the presidential election will especially focus on new MPs and MPs who did not have a chance to vote for the presidential election before. The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Wednesday began the process of training senior state party officials on the process for the presidential election scheduled for July 18. […]

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Support for Kishida rises slightly after election, but hurdles remain for agenda

Reuters 13 July 2022, 09:05 Last modification: July 13, 2022, 09:11 Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), attends a news conference, after the results of the Upper House elections, at the party’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, July 11, 2022. Rodrigo Reyes Marin/Pool via Reuters “> House elections, at […]

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Americans would be ‘shocked’ if they saw where COVID-19 relief funds went

A Republican senator has said only about 10% of a $2 trillion COVID-19 relief package has actually gone to deal with the pandemic, saying US taxpayers would be alarmed about where the funds were going. “Our office dug around and found a lot of interesting stuff, a lot of it just surfaced. … There is […]

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Legislature Passes High Point Zoning Bill | New

HIGH POINT – The City of High Point’s legislative priority recently became law. Last week, the NC General Assembly passed House Bill 263, which amends the city charter to authorize the city council to delegate authority to decide zoning cases to the Planning Commission and of zoning, which is now mainly an advisory board. The […]

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New state laws go into effect this week in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT/WBKO) – The Kentucky General Assembly passed 234 bills during this year’s legislative session, and most will go into effect Thursday. This means fentanyl pushers and porch hackers will face stiffer penalties, public assistance rules are changing, and local school boards will have to hold a public comment period. The Kentucky Constitution specifies […]

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Record 35 women elected to Japan’s upper house

A record 35 women won seats in Japan’s Sunday House of Councilors election after votes were tallied on Monday, beating the previous record of 28 set in 2016 and tied in 2019. The result reflects a slow but gradual shift in the country’s male-dominated political landscape, with the number of female candidates standing in the […]

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In Santorini, Greece, 13 cloistered nuns pray for the world

THIRA, Greece (AP) — Cruise ship tourists crowd souvenir shops and couples looking for the perfect sunset on Instagram crowd the alleyway outside St. Catherine’s Monastery, a short walk famous volcanic cliffs of Santorini. Inside this convent on one of the trendiest islands in Greece, a predominantly Orthodox Christian country, 13 cloistered Catholic nuns dedicate […]

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Mark Ballard: Louisiana Legislature May Return For Veto Override Session, But Little Will Be Accomplished | Marc Ballard

On Monday, we learn whether the Louisiana Legislature will reconvene on Saturday and attempt to override one of Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards’ 29 vetoes. What is evident in the days leading up to the return of the legislative polls is that there will not be enough shows to successfully cancel anything. Enough members have […]

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Shiv Sena challenges Maharashtra governor’s invitation to Eknath Shinde to form government in Supreme Court – The Leaflet

Shiv Sena Secretary General Subhash Desai’s written petition to the Supreme Court against the formation of Eknath Shinde government in Maharashtra raises interesting issues to be resolved under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution. —- AS Supreme Court due to reopen after summer recess on July 11, the legal implications of political upheaval in Maharashtra […]

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Upper house election campaign winds down as Abe’s death shocks Japan

Candidates make their final calls across Japan for the House of Councilors election on Saturday, gripped by the death of Shinzo Abe, a former prime minister who was shot dead during a campaign speech the day before. Top political party leaders will address voters directly in various parts of Japan amid heightened security following Abe’s […]

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Hacktivists behind recent cyberattacks on anti-abortion states say they’re not over yet

On Saturday, June 25, the day after the Supreme Court ruled Roe v. Wade lapsed, a group of hackers dubbed “SiegedSec” posted a bold claim on their Telegram page that they had seized and leaked “internal documents and files recovered from the Kentucky and Arkansas government server. The leak contained personally identifiable information about state […]

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Indiana Abortion Laws May Tighten Ahead of Legislative Acts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s abortion laws will likely be tightened even before the Legislature begins debating additional restrictions on abortion later this month. Lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana conceded defeat on Friday in their fight to block two anti-abortion laws following the US Supreme Court’s decision last month to end abortion’s […]

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In the political chaos of Maharashtra, how Uddhav Thackeray defeated Balasaheb

Ever since the Shiv Sena under Uddhav Thackeray – the petulant and wayward scion of Maharashtra – insulted the people’s popular mandate in the 2019 Maharashtra Legislative Assembly elections, things have gone downhill for him. The constitutional turmoil in Maharashtra resulting in the high-tension political circus kept the country engaged and entangled for days, with […]

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Japan’s awareness of NATO pays off – The Diplomat

L to R: Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Japanese Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol pose for photos during a meeting in Madrid, Spain, on June 29, 2022. Credit: Office of the Prime Minister of Japan Advertising On June […]

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Op-Ed: The Supreme Court is about to cut the heart out of majority rule

The extremist Supreme Court justices are pointing their next dagger at the heart of the entire democratic enterprise: the right of voters to choose the leaders of their choice. On Thursday, the court announced it will hear Moore v. Harper, a North Carolina case involving gerrymandered congressional district maps drawn by the state’s Republican-controlled legislature. […]

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68,000 “encroachments” removed, property of Rs 844 crore seized: CM Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Monday that the government he led had achieves the goals set for the first 100 days in its second term and is ready to work on the action plan for the next six months, one year, two years and five years. Presenting a bulletin on the completion […]

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The Guardian’s view on Labour’s Brexit: A pragmatic, non-revolutionary policy | Editorial

AAfter whipping his MPs into backing Boris Johnson’s bad deal and then taking a vow of silence as a repentant Remainer, Labor leader Sir Keir Starmer has explained how he would make Brexit ‘work’. It’s good news. No amount of flags can to hide the damage inflicted on the economy by Brexit, or the parliamentary […]

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The market for energy-saving technologies in 2026 would total $415 billion, according to a new report

Vectors of energy efficient technology market segmentation IPCC 2022 roadmap on climate risks and climate resilience (Source: IPCC report of February 28, 2022) The 1st report that features a bottom-up analysis of 311 energy efficiency technology submarkets WASHINGTON, DC, USA, July 4, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The new market report (317 pages, 232 tables and figures) […]

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Eknath Shinde reinstated as Legislative Party leader Shiv Sena; Ajay Choudhary deleted

After a week-long drama, through an official communication, he was informed that Ajay Choudhary’s appointment had been revoked and Eknath Shinde had been reinstated as the leader of the Maharashtra Shiv Sena Legislature Party. “This was done by acting on the objection you raised via a letter dated June 22, 2022,” reads the letter, […]

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Delhi Assembly’s Two-Day Monsoon Session to Begin July 4 | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The two-day Monsoon session of the Delhi Assembly will begin on Monday, during which the AAP government will introduce a bill to increase the salaries of deputies, an Assembly bulletin said. The AAP government is also likely to bring a resolution against the Center’s Agnipath defense recruitment program, sources said. According to the […]

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Who is Ivan Fedotov? Ice Hockey Star ARRESTED AND FORCED Into Russian Army After $1.1M Flyers Deal

Olympian silver medalist Ivan Fedotov, who was arrested at a hockey rink in St Petersburg, Russia for planning to evade military service on July 1 after signing a deal worth 1.1 million in May with the National Hockey League (NHL) team Philadelphia Flyers, has now been drafted into the Russian army to fight in Ukraine. […]

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A little less fire, a little more work? The cost of 4th of July barbecues is 17% higher than last year

As you celebrate the “Land of the Free”, be prepared to pay. According to a new AAmerican Farm Bureau Federation Cart Survey. So how much can you expect to pay to party in the United States? The survey found that American consumers pay $69.68 for their favorite Independence Day baked goods, including cheeseburgers, pork chops, […]

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Governor’s lawsuit against legislature costs Indiana $520,000

It was a law giving legislative leaders the power to call the General Assembly into “emergency session” after the governor declared a statewide emergency. INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s governor’s office has racked up more than $500,000 in legal fees for its successful legal fight against an attempt by state lawmakers to give themselves more power to […]

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Nitin Gadkari chairs the inauguration of Neeyamo’s Global Women’s Delivery Center in Nagpur

Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways in the presence of Shri Sameer Dattatraya Meghe, Member of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, Hingna Constituency presides over the inauguration of the company’s All-Women Global Delivery Center in Nagpur. Neeyamo, the Global Payroll and EOR Service Provider, announces that Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and […]

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FOCUS: In power, opposition parties pledge to increase childcare aid

Newfrom Japan Policy Jul 1, 2022 11:05 (JST) Tokyo, July 1 (Jiji Press)–Major Japanese political parties have offered to increase support for childcare in their campaign pledges for the July 10 House of Councilors election to back the decline of the birth rate. According to data from the Ministry of Social Affairs, the number of […]

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Governor Hochul announces nearly 11 million Excelsior Passes issued to date and reminds New Yorkers to collect their Excelsior Plus Pass

Governor Kathy Hochul announced today that more than 10.9 million Excelsior Passes have been issued to date. As the nation’s premier platform continues to evolve to meet the needs of New Yorkers, and as original Excelsior Pass types expire, the state is reminding New Yorkers to grab the latest Pass option and the most robust […]

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Governor Hochul Unveils New Gun Seizure and Crime Data Showing Progress in Addressing Gun Violence Epidemic

Governor Kathy Hochul today unveiled new data on gun seizures, gun tracing investigations and gun crime that indicate that the comprehensive efforts and strategic investments of the New York State’s fight against the gun violence epidemic is beginning to show signs of progress. The data includes a substantial year-over-year increase in state police firearm and […]

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Rivers advisers abolish inhumane pension regulations

By Tony John, Port Harcourt Councilors in Andoni Local Government Area in Rivers State have reaffirmed their support for people-centred regulations, scrapping the ‘inhumane’ pensions regulation among the achievements of their first legislative year. The Leader of the Legislative Assembly, Miss Stella Nte, representing Ward 6 of Unyeada, said that the welfare of the people […]

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Amy Brown has asked the NSW government to rescind the oral offer to the successful candidate, the hearing told

Brown met with an adviser in the office of then Deputy Prime Minister Barilaro in September last year to discuss changing the legislation to give the commissioner the roles of ministerial appointments. She said the adviser “made it clear that the Deputy Prime Minister wanted to know the different mechanisms for which [commissioners] can be […]

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Firehouse Subs donates $27,000 to the Tallulah Fire Department – The Vicksburg Post

Firehouse Subs recently donated $27,000 to the Tallulah Fire Department through the Firehouse Public Safety Foundation. The money was used to purchase 10 new sets of personal protective equipment. Each set is a complete combination of protective gear designed for firefighter safety, known as Bunker Gear. About half of the suits the TFD used were […]

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Inflation concerns rise as California legislature approves state budget

By Antonio‌ ‌Ray‌ ‌Harvey‌, CA‌ ‌Black‌ ‌Media‌ Black women running for political office at all levels in the state of California showed strong in the June 7 primary elections. They captured the minds and hearts of various groups of Californians and pulled in the numbers they needed to secure places on the November general election […]

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Parents frustrated Quinns Baptist College refuses student’s new name | OUTInPerth

A Perth couple have shared their frustration that their child’s school is refusing their request to accept their child’s new name. Andrew and Louise’s child, Lynx, is in fifth grade at Quinns Baptist College in the northern suburbs of Perth. They are supportive parents who accept their child’s non-binary gender and the choice of a […]

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Indiana Coronavirus Updates Sunday, June 26, 2022

The latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic for Sunday, June 26, 2022. INDIANAPOLIS – Here are Sunday’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic, including the latest on COVID-19 vaccinations and testing in Indiana. Vaccine registrations are now open to all Hoosiers across the Indiana State Department of Health. This story will be updated throughout the […]

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Legislature Allows All Students to Use Vouchers for Parish Private Schools | Education

PHOENIX — Rejecting claims of segregation and favoring the wealthy, Republican lawmakers on Friday gave final approval to the most comprehensive system of taxpayer funds vouchers for private and parochial schools in the nation. The 16-10 Senate vote came as supporters said parents wanted more choice for their children. Republican Sen. Vince Leach of SaddleBrooke […]

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Woman loses ₹13.48 on false government job promises | Bombay News

Mumbai: A 34-year-old job seeker was defrauded out of ₹13.48 lakh by five fraudsters, who promised him a job in the Public Works Department (PWD) and other branches of the state government. To convince the victim of the genuineness of the job offer, the scammers took her to the home department of Mantralaya to submit […]

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Negotiation with terror group TTP sparks fear in Pakistani parliament

The Pakistani government’s negotiations with the outlawed group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have sown fear in the upper house of its parliament. Lawmakers noted on Thursday that lawmakers were unaware of when negotiations began and between whom they were taking place, The Frontier Post reported. They demanded clarification from the government on the matter. The banned […]

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Abortion Ruling Sparks Global Debate, Polarizes Activists | New

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The end of constitutional abortion protections in the United States on Friday emboldened abortion opponents around the world, while abortion rights advocates feared it could threaten recent moves towards legalization in their countries. The U.S. Supreme Court overturns landmark Roe v. wade “shows that these kinds of rights are still at […]

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Erie County Legislature passes ECC budget but promises follow-up review | Education

The Erie County Legislature voted 8-3 to approve SUNY Erie Community College’s proposed $98.6 million budget for 2022-23 on Thursday. But even lawmakers who voted for him have pledged to play a watchdog role in how ECC spends the money and implements cost-cutting measures, including potential layoffs, to avoid a $9 deficit. millions of dollars. […]

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Jammu and Kashmir Assembly to miss presidential elections for second time in history

The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act provides for a Legislative Assembly for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, but the election has yet to take place due to various reasons. The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act provides for a Legislative Assembly for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, but the election has yet […]

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Family of delivery driver Xiaojun Chen who died at work awarded $830,000 compensation

The widow and children of a food delivery driver who was hit by a bus and killed in Sydney will receive an $830,000 payout, after a landmark court ruling found he was an employee. Key points: Xiaojun Chen’s family will be awarded over $800,000 after food delivery boy was hit by bus The Personal Injury […]

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> US Department of Defense > Contract

MARINE Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, CA is awarded a $248,225,000 amendment (P00027) to a previously awarded Fixed Price Incentive Contract (Target Company) (N0001919C0008). This modification adds the ability to acquire two additional low-rate initial production MQ-4C Triton UAV systems for the Navy. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (24.8%); Palmdale, CA […]

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Abortion amendment makes its way through state legislature

California lawmakers aren’t waiting to see what happens to Roe v. Wade before the Supreme Court. They have already begun passing legislation to protect abortion rights in the state, including a proposed constitutional amendment. State Senate President Pro Tempore Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, said the leaked draft of a court ruling that would overturn Roe […]

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Kashmiri Pandits: Current Personal Concerns

The Kashmiri Pandits, the indigenous people of Kashmir, who are currently living as refugees in their own country, have very intimate concerns in the current context. They expect the leaders of the country, government and administration to understand their concerns and problems and to resolve them with due diligence. There is no doubt that the […]

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Shiv Sena’s Ruined House vs. Fadnavis Long Game

On Monday, June 20, Maharashtra Legislative Council elections were held for 10 seats. The BJP won the five seats where it fielded its candidate indicating another case of cross-voting. After the results were released, a number of Shiv Sena ministers and MPs were found to be untraceable, leaving the MVA baffled. MLC elections MLC elections […]

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Puerto Rico’s Law to Increase Benefits for Private Sector Workers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The governor of Puerto Rico on Monday signed legislation that will give more rights to private sector workers in the U.S. territory as he challenged a federal board of control that said the move would be considered a violation of federal law. “This new law makes entering the labor […]

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A Look Back at Spring in the Legislative Assembly – Williams Lake Tribune

After 17 weeks of commuting between Cariboo-Chilcotin and Victoria, the spring legislative session ended earlier this month. It was a busy time, full of legislative debates, question periods and meetings, but I loved the opportunity to advocate for Cariboo’s needs directly with the government in Victoria. That’s the whole point of our representative democracy — […]

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PJKM records statewide sales of RM4.5 million as of June 16

Peter explains the price of eggs under PJKM to an Everrise Matang customer. KUCHING (June 20): The Keluarga Malaysia (PJKM) sales program recorded over RM4.5 million in sales at 154 locations across Sarawak as of June 16 this year, said Peter, acting director of the Sarawak from the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs […]

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Germany announces moves to increase gas storage as Russia cuts supply

Gas flames from a stove are pictured at a private house in Bad Honnef near Bonn, Germany March 30, 2022. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KfW to provide 15 billion euros in credit to fill gas storage – source Set up an auction system to reduce industrial gas […]

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Biz Roundup: Duke Energy programs offer relief from high cooling costs this summer – Reuters

Duke Energy offers a wide range of programs and plans to help customers reduce their energy consumption and manage their bills. Since mid-2021, the costs of fuels used to generate energy have more than tripled. Duke Energy is not profiting from these cost increases and the company is proactively taking steps to insulate customers from […]

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On guns, Florida’s Republican legislature overtakes Democratic Congress

Florida has done more to end gun violence after a school shooting than Congress is likely to do after more than two decades of school shootings and gun slaughter across the country. The bipartisan framework that emerged from post-Uvalde Senate negotiations would allocate funds for more mental health services. This would slightly tighten background checks […]

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Minimum age for MPs: Johor has the right to decide, says Wan Junaidi

Minister at Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar addresses the media during the press conference in Putrajaya on June 13, 2022. — Photo by Shafwan Zaidon Saturday, June 18, 2022 4:36 PM MYT KUCHING, June 18 – Johor has the right to decide whether to lower the minimum […]

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Putin’s War – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By Dr. J Scott Younger* Jhe war in Ukraine, Putin’s war, is now over 100 days old and has reached a sticking point. One day the Russians have made small progress in Donbass, the eastern border lands of Ukraine, and the next day we learn that they have been stopped and pushed back. In the […]

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US government to support 12 isolated island communities in transition to clean energy – pv magazine International

Communities will receive help to strengthen energy infrastructure, reduce the risk of outages and improve their future energy and economic prospects. June 17, 2022 Anne Fisher The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced plans to work with 12 remote and island communities across the United States to help them transition to clean energy, reduce […]

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Michigan initiatives miss deadline, will turn to legislature

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The organizers behind two high-profile Michigan bills skipped a deadline to potentially appear on the November ballot and will instead seek approval of the initiatives through the controlled Legislative Assembly by Republicans. Of the 10 voting committees trying to change state law, Michiganders for Fair Lending’s proposal to cap payday loan […]

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TRS MPs curious about which names were in the 40 underperforming MPs

Hyderabad: Following polls strategist Prashant Kishor’s secret report to Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, there is much curiosity among MLS as to which names were in the 40 underperforming MPs in Telangana. The list of 40 underperforming MPs is also said to include the names of five ministers of state, sparking a lot of curiosity […]

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The rare 1960s modernist house by architect Vladimir Cacala has lost none of its importance

Modernist architect Vladimir Cacala, who came to New Zealand from Czechoslovakia in 1952, designed some of the country’s most sought-after mid-century homes. They have remained wonderful examples of international modernism – whenever a house by Vladimir Cacala comes up for sale, you are guaranteed that throngs of architecture enthusiasts will be the first to walk […]

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Biden’s seven new judicial nominees include first Latino for DC Circuit

U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Garcia would be the first Latino on DC Circuit if confirmed Biden also names nominees for the 5th and 9th circuits (Reuters) – President Joe Biden unveiled seven new judicial […]

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AARP Asks Legislature for One-Time Supplement | State and region

AARP West Virginia joined other organizations on Tuesday in urging members of the West Virginia Legislative Assembly to consider a one-time supplement to provide needed financial assistance to the state’s retirees. The groups, including the West Virginia Association of Retired School Employees, are urging lawmakers to consider tapping the state’s $1.3 billion surplus to provide […]

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Shiv Sena turns to resort politics ahead of Maha MLC polls; asks MPs to move to Powai Hotel

After urging allies in Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party to take responsibility for their own victory in the upcoming Legislative Council elections, the Shiv Sena once again turned to resort politics on Tuesday. Republic TV has learned that Shiv Sena asked his MLAs to stay at the Renaissance Hotel in Powai in Mumbai from […]

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Nearly half of Japanese companies see weak yen as bad for business – survey

Illustrative image shows Japanese 10,000 yen banknotes spread out at a World Currency Shop desk in Tokyo in this August 9, 2010 illustrative image. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao/File Photo/File Photo archive/archive photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 14 (Reuters) – Nearly half of Japanese businesses consider the weak yen to be […]

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Imbert happy that 2,000 people have found jobs on a cruise ship

New Clint Chan Tack 3 hours ago WAITING AND HOPE: In this file, people outside NAPA, Port of Spain, on Tuesday, wait to be interviewed for jobs on Royal Caribbean cruise ships. Photo by Sureash Cholai Acting Prime Minister Colm Imbert is pleased that 2,000 citizens have been able to secure employment with Royal Caribbean […]

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Liberia Albino Society Petitions Legislature For Empowerment, Support To End Discrimination – FrontPageAfrica

Monrovia–The Liberia Albino Society (LAS) has asked the House of Representatives to enact laws that will end discrimination against them and improve their livelihoods. In a petition statement delivered to the House Tuesday at the Capitol, LAS, led by its executive director Patricia Logan, said the Liberian government should emulate other African countries, including Kenya, […]

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Prime Minister Announces Establishment of Coordinated Greater Kuching Development Agency for Bidayuh Regions

Abang Johari (fourth from right), Henry (third from left) and other guests give a thumbs up after the launch of the Bidayuh cultural project. – Photo by Roystein Emmor BAU (June 13): Prime Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg has responded to demands from Bidayuh elected officials to create a specific development […]

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Hoping for a last-minute ‘miracle’, Union minister RCP Singh circles spiritual leaders

Union Minister Ram Chandra Prasad Singh appears to have become a highly religious person following his party, the Janata Dal-United (JD-U), denying him a third consecutive term in the Rajya Sabha. This means that Singh, more popular as an RCP, will have to leave the Narendra Modi cabinet once his six-year term expires on July […]

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Puerto Rican National Day Parade Returns to Fifth Avenue | Watch live on Channel 7 and abc7NY

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) – The 65th annual Puerto Rican National Day Parade is making a comeback in New York City after the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the festivities for the past two years. The nation’s largest display of cultural pride marches down New York’s Fifth Avenue from 43rd Street to 79th Street on Sunday, June […]

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The Louisiana documentary is the basis of the feature film | Legislature

The short documentary about David Scotton, who was adopted at birth after his teenage mother nearly aborted him, is being made into a feature film. “We’ve been so blessed by this great Louisiana adoption story and can’t wait to share ‘Lifemark’ with the world,” executive producer Stephen Kendrick said in a press release. Kendrick Brothers, […]

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Rajya Sabha polls: In Rajasthan, BJP suspends MP for cross-voting and issues notice

On Friday, BJP MP for Dholpur Shobharani Kushwah surprised everyone by cross-voting for a Congress candidate in Rajya Sabha polls. As she faces expulsion from the BJP, more than five years ago it was her husband whose Assembly membership was terminated and he was imprisoned, leading to the election by Shobharani. And now her cross […]

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EC clears count for RS seats in Haryana, passes order to dismiss MP Shiv Sen in Maharashtra and clears count

The Electoral Commission, in its post-midnight order, said it would allow vote counting to begin in Maharashtra after ordering the returning officer to reject the vote cast by Shiv Sena MLA Suhas Kande. The EC has also cleared the start of counting for Rajya Sabha seats in Haryana. “The commission allows counting for RS seats […]

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Form Anonymous LLC in American Samoa

American Samoa map American Samoa United States American Samoa’s location in the United States makes it an easy to form anonymous LLC. American Samoa’s location in the United States makes it an easy-to-form anonymous LLC” —Don Wellington TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA, USA, June 10, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Traditionally, the preferred states for registering an LLC in […]

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Legislature begins to reconcile sports betting bills – with little time

Sports News Lawmakers must agree on the changes before the end of the current session on July 31. The State House in Boston. AP Photo/Elise Amendola The state legislature has started the race to legalize sports betting before the end of the current session on July 31. On Thursday, the conference committee began trying to […]

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Legislative Council of Uttar Pradesh: 13 candidates applied. Lucknow: With 13 candidates, including nine from the BJP, filing their candidacy papers for the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council, the stage is set for their unopposed election. The other four candidates are from the Samajwadi Party (SP). Review of nominations will take place on Friday and the […]

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Rajya Sabha elections 2022: Discord between JD(S) and Congress over crucial seat gives BJP the upper hand in Karnataka

A strain in ties between JD(S) allies and Congress is likely to bolster Karnataka’s ruling BJP’s chances for the Rajya Sabha elections on Friday. Four state seats will be up for grabs, with six candidates vying for it. Each candidate will need the support of at least 45 MPs to be elected to the Upper […]

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State Price-fixing Case Against Generic Pharma Companies Reduced

Pfizer/Handout via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register US judge rules out disgorgement of profits as remedy The Court will allow states to seek an injunction (Reuters) – A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Tuesday limited the scope of an antitrust case brought by dozens of states against generic drug makers, […]

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Indiana judges urge legislature to follow constitution

Frank Sullivan In what is called “the right decision,” the Indiana Supreme Court struck down the law that allowed the Legislature to meet in special session. However, the debate over whether the governor should have exclusive power to summon the General Assembly when lawmakers are out of session may not be settled. The unanimous decision […]

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Doing business even easier with ACT

The Better Regulation report will be tabled in the Legislative Assembly today, setting out the ACT Government’s agenda to make it easier to start, run and grow a business in the ACT through a regulation of best practices and simplifying interactions between business and government. The Better Regulation Task Force (BRT) was set up to […]

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Congress takes advantage of independent BJP-backed RS candidate Subhash Chandra

With the open backing of two Bhartiya Tribal Party (BTP) and twelve independent lawmakers, Congress’ advantage over the independent BJP-backed Rajya Sabha candidate, media baron Subhash Chandra, has given troubled nights to the senior BJP leaders ‘housed in a beach resort’ near Jaipur as Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot claimed he had secured the support of […]

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Cabinet minister in the Dominican Republic killed in his office

Placeholder while loading article actions SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic’s minister of environment and natural resources — the son of a former president — was gunned down Monday in his office by a close friend, the president’s office said in a statement. . Authorities say Orlando Jorge Mera was shot dead by […]

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As COVID-19 cases surge in Maharashtra, legislature returning officer seeks EC advice on how to proceed

Rajya Sabha Poll: As COVID-19 Cases Rise in Maharashtra, Legislature Returning Officer Seeks EC Advice on Modalities | ANI In a significant move, amid rising COVID19 cases, the Returning Officer of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (RO) on Monday sought the opinion of the Electoral Commission on new modalities or SOPs, if any. , on election […]

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June 6: Azoreans celebrate political and administrative autonomy – Azores

Published on June 06, 2022. This year, on June 6, the people of the Azores celebrate the “Day of the Azores” or “Dia da Região Autónoma dos Açores” [Day of the Autonomous Region of the Azores]a public holiday, observed throughout the archipelago, to honor “the affirmation of the identity of the Azorean people, their philosophy […]

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By dismissing Congress, Hemant Soren proved his political savvy

Jharkhand leader Mukti Morcha (JMM) has proven that politics is not just a family affair but also his own passion. TopicsPolitics | Hémant Soren | Jharkhand Few know that Jharkhand’s Chief Minister, Hemant Soren – a mechanical engineering dropout at Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi – loves cooking in his free time and […]

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Puerto Ricans speak out on political status of US territory

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of Puerto Ricans crammed into a convention center on Saturday where federal lawmakers held a public hearing to decide the future of the island’s political status as the U.S. territory struggles to recover from hurricanes, earthquakes and a deep economic crisis. crisis. One by one, dozens of people […]

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Bill banning pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits passes New York legislature

A bill banning New York state pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits has passed the state legislature and is awaiting the signature of Governor Kathy Hochul (D). The bill, which was passed by the legislature this week, is largely aimed at combating large-scale “puppy mill”-style breeding operations. However, the bill does not directly […]