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Two Sessions 2022

While China’s critics denigrated the Two Sessions debates, the annual political event in Beijing made an impressive mark and served China’s vital interests. The annual plenary consultations of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) are held in March, which over time has become the […]

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Congress passes the omnibus fiscal year 2022 spending bill

THIS WEEK’S DOSE After months of negotiations in both houses, Congress passed the omnibus fiscal year 2022 spending bill; however, COVID aid was removed from the bill, leaving future action open by lawmakers. CONGRESS Government funding for fiscal year 2022 passed. With a House vote of (260-171) followed by the Senate vote of (68-31), Congress […]

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sad: Akalis left 3 seats, Bsp gets 1 | Chandigarh News

Chandigarh: The country’s second oldest political party – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) – suffered its worst defeat in history winning just three assembly constituencies as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) broom swept Punjab by winning 92 seats in the Punjab Legislative Assembly, which has 117 members.Not only did SAD chairman and Ferozepur MP Sukhbir Singh […]

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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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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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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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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Lawmakers should focus on the environment, education and taxes and leave aside divisive culture war issues.

Lawmakers should focus on our environment, education and taxes and leave aside divisive culture war issues. (Rick Bowmer | AP Photo) The Utah State Capitol is shown during the virtual special session of the Utah Legislature Thursday, April 16, 2020 in Salt Lake City. By the editorial board of the Salt Lake Tribune | January […]

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Kyodo News Digest: January 7, 2022

Hachiko statue in Tokyo’s Shibuya district is covered in snow on January 6, 2022. (Kyodo) == Kyodo The following is the latest list of news highlights selected by Kyodo News. ———- Japan, US express concern over Chinese attempt to undermine rules-based order TOKYO – The Japanese and US foreign and defense chiefs on Friday expressed […]

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Former Kansas health secretary caught off guard by layoff, plans to continue fighting pandemic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As former Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Lee Norman managed the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, he found himself at the center of a cultural battle between individual rights and the collective good. Blind individualism does not work well during a pandemic, he says. “The United States is […]

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Amgen announces 10% increase in first quarter 2022 dividend

THOUSAND OAKS, California., Dec 3 2021 / PRNewswire / – Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) today announced that its board of directors has declared a $ 1.94 dividend per share for the first quarter of 2022. The dividend will be paid on March 8, 2022, to all registered shareholders at the close of business on February 15, […]

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Shree Saini joins Miss World 2021 contestants in Puerto Rico: the Tribune India

Raj sadoch Abohar, November 27 To represent the United States of America at the 70th Miss World Pageant, Shree Saini, the first Asian to be crowned Miss World America, reached Puerto Rico, a Caribbean island and unincorporated U.S. territory with a landscape mountains, waterfalls and the El Yunque Rainforest. The competition will take place on […]

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Cedric Stephens | The Doctrine of Resilience, Part 2 | Business

When I sat down to write the first part of this article during the last week of October, I had no idea I would return to the topic. Weeks later, I was happy to hear that there are larger “apostles” around who believe in the doctrine of resilience. Furthermore, they recognize that the novel coronavirus […]

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Liberal MPs mingle with protesters making death threats on the steps of Parliament

The government announced on Monday evening that it would amend the bill which had drawn strong criticism from lawyers and human rights activists for its overbreadth. However, the amendments did not satisfy civil society opponents or quell the anger of protesters. Tuesday’s crowd included many ordinary Victorians concerned about vaccination warrants and other pieces of […]

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Empowerment of parents – no overstepping of regulations

The disruption of Kindergarten to Grade 12 education in the United States caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a wave of legislative and executive action favoring parent choice. Already, 2021 has been the most successful year in the history of the private school choice movement, with 21 states voting to create, expand or improve […]

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Alberta premier rejects opposition attempt to censor him for handling COVID-19

EDMONTON – Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is rejecting an opposition offer to have him formally censored by the legislature for his handling of the fourth wave of COVID-19. Kenney says he’s focused on restarting Alberta’s economy and doesn’t have time for what he calls a cynical political game. Opposition NPD asked for answers as to […]

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Why U.S. Senators Call for Sanctions Relief for India-Russia Triumf Missile Defense Agreement

As India prepares to take delivery of the first of the S-400 Triumf advanced missile defense systems it has ordered from Russia, there is an imminent threat of US sanctions under its order. strict CAATSA law that prohibits military purchases by those Washington sees as its enemies. However, two US senators have writing to Joe […]

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Manish Sisodia says BJP will replace Goa CM ahead of polls, Saffron party voices say “baseless”

Senior AAP leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday that two and a half months before legislative elections in Goa, the BJP is ready to replace Chief Minister Pramod Sawant. He also said he had an “internal list” from the BJP that took note of the failures of the Sawant government […]

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Augustyn and Basil compete to represent the 1st District of the Cayuga County Legislature | Politics

Starting in January, the 1st District of the Cayuga County Legislature will have a new representative. Cait Augustyn, a Democrat, and Fair Haven Mayor Jim Basile, a Republican, are in the running to succeed Tucker Whitman, a former speaker of the County Legislature. Borough 1 includes the towns of Sterling and Victory in northern Cayuga […]

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County Legislature Approves Broadband Study | Tompkins County

A resolution supporting a physical study of addresses in Tompkins County that do not have high-speed internet access was passed 11-3 with lawmakers Mike Lane (D-Dryden), Amanda Champion (D-Ithaca) and Dan Klein (D-Danby) in opposition to the October 5 Reunion. This physical study replaces the currently suspended and previously supported “Fujitsu Study”. Klein had proposed […]

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Puerto Rico Hosts In-Person Island Events with CAPA Americas Aviation & LCC 2022

Low cost carriers in the Americas continue to recover much faster than their traditional counterparts due to their lower cost structures and generally more agile networks that allow greater flexibility to take advantage of changing demand patterns. In Latin America, the rebound in demand will be accompanied by a shifting partnership dynamic, with low-cost and […]

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As new law makes on-farm slaughter easier, legislature could do more to revive California’s meat supply chain

Small producers raising goats, sheep and pigs will likely benefit from a bill signed last week that will make it easier to sell livestock on the farm where it was raised. Gov. Gavin Newsom approved the measure shortly after a new report revealed how meat processors continued to face significant challenges due to the pandemic, […]

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Four years after Hurricane Maria, the coffee trees planted in the aftermath of the hurricane are sprouting hope

Verónica Noriega isn’t a heavy coffee drinker, but that didn’t stop her from doing something she had never done before: helping Puerto Rican coffee farmers harvest their first harvest since. Hurricane Maria destroyed 85 percent coffee crops Four years ago. Noriega, 25, was one of a dozen volunteers for the first time helping coffee producer […]

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In the shadow of U.S. Supreme Court history, a Puerto Rican family struggles

Highest U.S. court to hear Puerto Rico rights case on November 9 Century-old decisions limited the rights of American territory TOA ALTA, Puerto Rico, September 28 (Reuters) – Emanuel Rivera Fuentes, severely disabled since birth and lying in the bed he shares with his parents in Puerto Rico, recites a list of 14 medications he […]

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Peter Apo: Hawaiians must agree on the meaning of sovereignty to achieve this

A recent AFAR magazine interview with the well-respected dean of the Hawai’inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, Jon Osorio, struck me like the sound of a conch pulling me to attention. What struck me was the topic, the Hawaiian sovereignty movement, which seems to have been dormant of any meaningful public discourse during the four years […]

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Emergency aid continues with extension, advocacy of the legislature | Unclassified

The end of UI pandemic benefit programs went into effect nationwide on September 6. In response, more than 70 Kentucky organizations have urged legislatures “to protect the health of Kentuckians, our workforce and the education of our children.” As a result, four unemployment programs expired: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, Pandemic Emergency Compensation, […]

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4 years after Hurricane María, will we finally listen to the voices of the survivors?

Survivors of one of the worst storms in Puerto Rican history tell how they turned to mutual aid in the face of government neglect and incompetence. Four years ago, Hurricane María made landfall in the Puerto Rican archipelago on September 20, 2017, leaving no part of the land unscathed. Hurricane triggered floods and mudslides, washed […]

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Federal Court Should Review Constitutionality of Vaccine Warrants in Puerto Rico Case

On Tuesday, a federal court in Puerto Rico will hear arguments over the constitutionality of the territory’s vaccination mandate for public employees. The case, Rodriguez Velez and. Al. V. Pierluisi-Urrutia, represents the first time that a federal court will rule on the constitutionality of a government mandate. And while the outcome of tomorrow’s hearing has […]

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Covid Live New Updates: India Reports 35,662 New Coronavirus Cases and 33,798 Recoveries in Last 24 Hours

!1 new updateClick here for the latest updates India’s Covid toll is much higher than official 4.43 lakh figures: Congress आंकड़े बेशक ये कहते हैं कि पूरे देश में 4 लाख 43 हजार लोगों की मृत्यु हुई है। यह कहीं ज्यादा… https://t.co/8rGBlFeWOw – Congress (@INCIndia) 1631943300000 RN Ravi was sworn in as governor of Tamil […]

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Zurich beats Children’s Place retail chain virus costume

By Jeannie O’Sullivan (September 17, 2021, 6:56 p.m. EDT) – A New Jersey federal judge on Friday launched a lawsuit by The Children’s Place seeking a declaration that Zurich American Insurance Co. owes him coverage for the losses linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, judging that the terms of the policy in question are unambiguous and […]

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Poll Shows West Virginia Residents Don’t Want Legislature To Ban Warrants Over COVID-19 Response | VM News

CHARLESTON, West Virginia (WV News) – A new West Virginia Chamber of Commerce poll found that four in five voters in West Virginia view COVID-19 and the new Delta variant as a serious problem, 57% voters who believe the worst is yet to come. “The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce recently sponsored a statewide poll […]

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EC launches lifeline at Mamata Banerjee

The Election Commission on Saturday launched a lifeline to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and announced the voting schedule in Bhabanipur, giving Trinamool Congress the opportunity to be elected to the Legislative Assembly of the ‘State. Voting for the by-election in the Bhabanipur Assembly constituency of West Bengal will take place on September 30. […]

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AGC-PR to Hold Annual Executive Conference | Business

The Puerto Rico Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC-PR), the island’s construction association, announced the celebration of its annual executive conference on Thursday, September 9, 2021 starting at 9 a.m. at the Wyndham Grand Rio Mar resort. This event is part of the 47th Annual Construction Convention and Exhibition organized by AGC-PR. […]

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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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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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France passes laws to fight terrorism, but critics call them excessive

PARIS – French lawmakers have passed two bills that the government says will strengthen its ability to fight terrorism and Islamist extremism following a series of attacks that have heightened the sense of insecurity before the presidential election next year. Debate over the bills, passed Thursday and Friday, had been pushed out of the headlines […]

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Mansukh Mandavia: Parties should not be in politics on Covid-19: Mansukh Mandavia

Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia stressed during the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that political parties and state governments should not involve politics in the fight against the Covid pandemic, which could experience a third wave, even as He assured that the supply of vaccines, oxygen, drugs and other logistics is stepped up. The upper house returned […]

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Marijuana industry insiders cautiously optimistic about Senate bill to end federal ban

Legal marijuana vendors cautiously applaud Democrat-backed Senate bill to end federal pot ban, claiming their businesses have been hampered by banking regulations that require them to deal in cash and make it a target for thieves. For the first time in history, some Senate Democrats introduced a bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level […]

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David Y. Igé | GOVERNOR’S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE: GOVERNOR IGE INFORM LEGISLATION, CHIEF JUSTICE THAT THE MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS WILL BE LIFT ON 6 AUGUST – STATE URGES RESIDENTS TO REQUEST MEDIATION, AVAILABLE ASSISTANCE

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE: GOVERNOR IGE INFORM LEGISLATION, CHIEF JUSTICE THAT THE MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS WILL BE LIFT ON 6 AUGUST – STATE URGES RESIDENTS TO REQUEST MEDIATION, AVAILABLE ASSISTANCE Posted on July 15, 2021 in COVID-19, COVID-19 Press Releases, Latest News, Press Room, Press Releases For the video click here For photos click here […]

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“Categorically deny that I am resigning as Minister of Finance of the World Bank”, declares Amit Mitra

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi reshaped his Union Council of Ministers last week, what remains in the spotlight are the enormous challenges facing India. Besides a lingering health problem linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is the faltering Indian economy, battered and bruised by the two waves of the pandemic. Business confidence is suspicious, unemployment […]

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Public Meeting Teleconferencing Expansion During Pandemic To Expire In California | Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

In response to the urgent need for public agencies to adapt to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, in March 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-29-20 (partially amending Executive Order N-25-20) suspend parts of Brown’s Law that usually restrict the use of public meetings by teleconference. In anticipation of California’s supposedly […]

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Oregon Legislature Aims To Put “Patients Before Profits” By Passing Bill To Review Healthcare Mergers And Acquisitions

Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland. MO Stevens / Wikimedia Commons As the 2021 session draws to a close, Oregon lawmakers have approved a bill that will require mergers and acquisitions by healthcare companies to be approved by the Department of Consumer and Business Services. State and Oregon Health Authority. House Bill 2362 – which […]

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State assembly education related bills aimed at investing in students, bullying prevention

A few education bills designed to help Coloradians return to work and earn their degrees were passed by the state’s General Assembly earlier this month. Supporters of the measures say the legislation, which will allow funding for programs under the Colorado Department of Higher Education, relates to economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic – when […]

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Perspectives from U.S. Federal Labor – Week of June 14, 2021

This is a weekly article highlighting the labor topics that the US legislature and executive have focused on the week before. In this issue, we cover: Ministry of Labor regulatory program for spring 2021 Leadership Updates from the Work of the Biden Administration Senate HELPS Republican leaders lobby for hearing on President’s budget proposal WIOA […]

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Budget NSW: Booming real estate market and localized lockdowns responsible for Covid rebound | New South Wales Politics

Soaring house prices and New South Wales’ decision to keep the state open as much as possible during the Covid-19 pandemic will offer a faster return to blackout for the state, prompting the treasurer, Dominic Perrottet, to declare NSW “dressed for success”. Much higher than expected stamp duty returns thanks to the booming real estate […]