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Zelenskyy addresses Ottawa, NATO should be combat ready: In the news, March 15 | national news

In The News is a roundup of articles from The Canadian Press designed to start your day. Here’s what’s on our editors’ radar for the morning of March 15… What we’re watching in Canada… Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is due to address parliament this morning, the latest in a series of virtual visits as he […]

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New bill could have California voters weighing in on DST – again

Proposition 7, approved by 59% of voters, gave state lawmakers the power to move the state to daylight saving time year-round, but only after congressional approval. But in the years since, state lawmakers have failed to pass legislation to join the list of states that are officially waiting for Congress to legalize DST year-round. 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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Puerto Rico cancels power company restructuring deal

Puerto Rico’s governor announced on Tuesday that his administration was canceling a proposed debt restructuring deal for the island’s state-owned power company, calling it unworkable. The deal had been in the works for several years and was delayed by the pandemic, with many expecting it to be approved soon as Puerto Rico’s government begins to […]

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Ukraine dominates discussions in Manitoba Legislative Assembly

The spring session of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly officially began Wednesday with the introduction of two new bills, but the specter of a Russian invasion of Ukraine was front and center. Members of the Legislative Assembly were united against a common enemy and in favor of democracy, but divided on how best to show it. […]

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Gang leader wanted in 2009 BC murder arrested in Puerto Rico: police

The BC Police Anti-Gang Unit says the hunt for a high profile murder suspect is complete. The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit says in a statement that Conor D’Monte, an alleged leader of a British Columbia gang called United Nations, has been arrested in Puerto Rico after more than a decade of searching. . The […]

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White House spending targets social justice; vague criteria

WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — This once bustling northern Arizona town has a troubled relationship with rain. Winslow needs it, but just a little can overwhelm a levee system that officials have been begging the federal government for years to fix. Local officials believe a push by the Biden administration to fund projects that help disadvantaged […]

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Biden should disavow racist decisions against Puerto Rico and the territories

WASHINGTON — Civil rights groups on Thursday called on President Joe Biden’s administration to disavow century-old Supreme Court rulings steeped in racist language that have allowed the government to treat people living in Puerto Rico and other other US territories differently from other Americans. The 13 groups, led by the American Civil Liberties Union, said […]

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Puerto Rico’s Ambitious Clean Energy Plan

Almost five years ago, Puerto Rico declared bankruptcy. Or rather, he declared the closest thing to bankruptcy that a state or territory could declare when it announced in 2017 that he would not be able to repay his debts following a devastating hurricane that left the island in hopeless state. Last week, a U.S. federal […]

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Protest by truckers in Canada; Free tests on demand: virus updates

Weekly deaths in the United States have reached their highest level in nearly a year, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University and Bloomberg. Russia reported more than 100,000 new infections for the first time over the previous day. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is self-isolating after being considered a close contact of […]

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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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How politics destroyed an economic miracle

AW Maldonado, Boom and Bust in Puerto Rico: How Politics Destroyed an Economic Miracle. University of Notre Dame Press, August 2021. Price: US$35.00 | Length: 255 pages In 2016, Puerto Rico announced that it was bankrupt in this The New York Times described as “the greatest government financial collapse in United States history”. The amount […]

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FRIEDA OMASTA Obituary (1945 – 2022) – Vienna, DC

OMASTA Frieda Patricia (Hayes) Omasta Frieda Patricia (Hayes) Omasta, born April 8, 1945 in Greenfield, Massachusetts, daughter of the late Lillian E. Hayes (Morton) and the late Frederick J. Hayes; and sister of the late Gail Morton Hayes, passed away peacefully on Saturday January 15, 2022 from pancreatic cancer. Frieda grew up in So. Deerfield, […]

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10 things to know this morning in Australia

Darrian Traynor/Getty Images Good morning! Novak Djokovic has been sent off. The world’s number one male tennis player left the country overnight, hours after the full Federal Court bench ruled unanimously that Immigration Minister Alex Hawke was within his rights to leave the country. personally veto the star’s visa. Djokovic is “extremely disappointed” but respects […]

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Starting Wednesday, January 19, you can order rapid Covit-19 tests in Puerto Rico for delivery

Starting Wednesday, January 19, you can order rapid Covit-19 tests in Puerto Rico for delivery washington d.c. – The federal government has created a website from which you can request four rapid diagnostic tests free of charge. COVID-19[female[feminine To a house. The administration of President Joe Biden has said that COVIDtests.gov Will be processed on […]

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Five potentially overlooked elements of the infrastructure bill

the Law on investment in infrastructure and employment (IIJA) – the $ 1.2 trillion package adopted late last year with bipartisan support – contained many big-ticket items that have made the headlines and raised hopes for major improvements in the country’s infrastructure. But behind these big programs, there were many, many, many small initiatives that […]

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Johor Unanimously Passes Undi18 Amendments, Allowing 18-Year-Olds to Vote and Stand in Future Elections | Malaysia

Datuk Hasni Mohammad addresses the Johor State Legislature at a special sitting in Kota Iskandar on January 6, 2022. – Photo courtesy of Johor Mentri Besar’s office ISKANDAR PUTERI, January 6 – Johor’s legislature today passed an amendment to the state’s constitution, lowering the eligibility of voters and candidates from 21 to 18. The Amendment […]

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Omicron Cases Rise ‘Through the Roof’ Towards Expected Peak of 1 Million Per Day | Public Service News

In Boston, the levels of coronavirus measured in sewage have more than quadrupled from the outbreak last winter. In Miami, more than a quarter of people test positive for COVID-19. And the San Francisco medical official estimates that, based on tests at his hospital, one in 12 people in the city with no symptoms of […]

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Ron Desantis plans to revive Florida state militia – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By José Niño * Contrary to the conventional wisdom held by talking heads, there is no turning back to the days of the politics of “decency” and “respectability”. The Tweedledee and Tweedledum of political parties discussing mundane issues becomes an afterthought in the age of populism. Certainly, we are not going to see a drastic […]

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When Georgia’s Legislature Pay Attention to Schools, Pay Attention

It is also likely that bills attempt to limit discussions of race and white supremacy in history classes. The model is a controversial new Texas law that seeks a balanced presentation of history and requires avoiding divisive or “race-related concepts that even suggest that a person is inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive.” depending on their […]

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Polman: Rand Paul is now in favor of big government | Chroniclers

Rand Paul has long been a laughable lightweight – in Senate hearings Dr. Fauci regularly beats him – but now he’s even outperformed himself. Republicans like him still equate “big government” with “socialism” and consistently condemn it on principle – until disaster strikes their own backyards, then suddenly, without even an ounce of embarrassment, they […]

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Omicron variant begins to appear nationwide, CDC says

The US system has been relatively slow to accommodate cases of the variant, possibly due in part to travel habits or restrictive entry rules to the United States. But the system is also constrained by blind spots and delays. Last week, the CDC reported that of the 43 known infections detected in the United States […]

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Department of Energy supports 17 green upgrades to federal buildings as ‘snapshot’ of future spending

The Biden administration is not waiting for Congress to pass the Build Back Better Act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from federal buildings. The General Services Administration seeks to accelerate the testing and adoption of sustainable technologies in federal buildings and to raise the bar for sustainability standards in government construction projects. The Energy Department, […]

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Bill would send $ 25 million to restore Freedom Tower

Written by Miami Today on December 7, 2021 Advertising Following a proposal from Governor Ron DeSantis, Representative Bryan Avila of Miami Springs, requested $ 25 million in the next state budget to restore the Freedom Tower at 600 Biscayne Blvd., an iconic building by renowned architects who opened at the Miami Daily News in 1925. […]

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Prince Edward Island stresses urgency to lift suspension of trade in fresh potatoes at ‘positive’ meeting in Ottawa

Federal and provincial officials met in Ottawa on Thursday to discuss the way forward on the suspension of exports of fresh potatoes from Prince Edward Island to the United States Provincial Agriculture Minister Bloyce Thompson met with his federal counterpart Marie-Claude Bibeau as well as the four Island MPs, industry representatives and officials from the […]

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Johor Assembly rejects proposal to discuss JTPD membership

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Johor State Legislative Assembly (DUN) today rejected a proposal to discuss the involvement of opposition MPs as members of the District Development Action Committee (JTPD) . Johor Assembly Speaker Suhaizan Kaiat said a total of 28 state assembly members voted against the proposal, while 27 assembly members voted for, through by a two-minute […]

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Federal Agriculture Minister “Working Extremely Hard” to Resume Fresh Potato Trade with United States

Ending the suspension of trade in fresh potatoes from Prince Edward Island to the United States is a top priority for the Canadian government, said Federal Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau . The trade was ordered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on Monday following the discovery of potatoes infected with potato wart in two fields […]

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Idaho Legislature wasted money on resumed session

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other Opinion content offer perspectives on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom journalists. Lawmakers shouldn’t be able to call back to Capitol Hill whenever they want. They proved it this week by wasting taxpayer money for three days. Kyle Green Statesman file […]

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Adam Marshall denies having egg on his face for refusing to phase out caged products | The head of the daily newspaper in the North

news, latest news, THE MINISTER of Agriculture, Adam Marshall, strongly denies making any decision regarding the phase-out of caged eggs, despite opposition claims that his decision has been made. Government documents had indicated that the Northern Tablelands MP would not support the change, although full details of the phase-out have yet to be released. Staff […]

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Port: the legislator is on the right track to use inequalities to create political equality

Currently, each legislative constituency in the state elects a senator and two representatives for identical four-year terms. The plan developed by an interim redistribution committee, which was debated in the House today, includes subdivisions for House members in two legislative constituencies. District 9, which encompasses the Reservation of the Turtle Mountain, and District 4, which […]

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Safe syringe proposal emphasizes need for national program

As the United States continues to fight COVID-19, another epidemic has hit the United States since 90s: opioids. In addition to the harmful side effects that accompany drug use, injecting these substances is a by-product of STIs resulting from the use of dirty syringes. To combat this problem, Jacksonville City Councilor Michael Boylan has proposed […]

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Archaic and often racist Supreme Court cases dating back to 1901 still reign over millions of Americans

No American citizen living in any of these places can vote for the president. They also do not have a voting representative in Congress. But this inferiority is inconsistent. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens and can vote in federal elections if they reside in a U.S. state, but not if they live in Puerto Rico […]

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Puerto Rico media appeal to Supreme Court over abuse case | News from USA®

By DÁNICA COTO, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Andrea Ruiz has gone to court three times in a week to seek protection for her ex-boyfriend. She was denied each time and several weeks later, at the end of April, the 33-year-old clothing store manager was found beaten, strangled, stabbed and burned alive. […]

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Will Puerto Rico’s Debt Restructuring Agreement End the Biggest Bankruptcy in U.S. History?

The government of Puerto Rico and the Federal Council of Fiscal Supervision which manages the finances of the American territory have agreed on a debt restructuring plan that could put an end to the largest bankruptcy proceeding in U.S. history, which started in 2017. Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi told NBC News on Thursday that […]

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Massachusetts Legislature Ranks Most Liberals Nationwide, According to Conservative Groups

Massachusetts lawmakers are the most liberal in the country. At least that’s what two national conservative organizations, the American Conservative Union Foundation and the Conservative Political Action Conference, say in an analysis released Thursday. Only 16% of votes cast by Massachusetts state lawmakers in 2020 aligned with conservative positions on issues such as raising corporate […]

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FEMA Extends Application Period for Puerto Rico for Risk Mitigation Grants | Business

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted the Puerto Rican government’s request to extend the application period for funds under the Agency’s Risk Mitigation Grants Program, known as from HMGP, until April 30, 2022. These funds help reduce the risk of loss of life. and property from future disasters. To date, more than $ 1 […]

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> US Department of Defense> Contract

AVIATION Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp., Atlanta, GA, has been awarded a $ 770,000,000 indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract for the Advanced Radar Threat System – Variant 1 (ARTS-V1) production systems. This contract provides for the purchase of ARTS-V1 systems and an interim support contract, training and completion of the technical data set. The […]

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CANO-SANTIAGO: Abolish the colony – Puerto Rican independence is long overdue – The Cavalier Daily

Despite decades From the debate in Congress on the subject of the Puerto Rican state, the conversation continues to be sidelined. While numerous members of Congress and women expressed support for independence, very few have openly pleaded for the Puerto Rican self-determination even independence. Meanwhile, Puerto Rican representatives continue to lack political power both in […]

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Can Florida Lawmakers Opt Out of OSHA Oversight?

legislative session, Friday, April 30, 2021, at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida.” title=”Speaker of the House Chris Sprowls, left, and Speaker of the Senate Wilton Simpson shake hands as they celebrate the end of a legislative session, Friday, April 30, 2021, at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida.” loading=”lazy”/> Speaker of the House Chris Sprowls, left, […]

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Republican big guns Scott, Rubio and Blackburn offer advice to minorities looking to run for office in the state

Three Republican Senators and two GOP House members met with state-level Republican activists and potential candidates on Wednesday evening to share advice on how to run for office and win state-level elections during an event organized by the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC). “I think it is important for us to recognize that the future […]

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Somalia: Somalia’s lower house elections to start next week – PM Roble

Mogadishu – Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble said on Sunday that the election for members of the lower house of parliament will begin next week. The breakaway region of northwest Somaliland is expected to elect 46 lawmakers, Prime Minister Roble said. He said he agreed with the leaders of Somaliland’s political groups in Mogadishu […]

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Missouri S&T – News & Events – Miners en familia

Javier Valentín-Sívico, originally from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, graduated with a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Missouri S&T in 1997 and is currently working on a PhD. in engineering management. His daughter, Lizbeth Valentín-Rodríguez, was born in San Germán, Puerto Rico, and is now a junior in business and management systems. Both plan to graduate from […]

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Long-awaited Official Recognition by the State of the Alaska Tribes in the Legislature | Alaska Native Quarterly

Check out the electronic edition of the summer issue of Alaska Native Quarterly magazine HERE A bill granting official recognition to the native tribes of Alaska is under consideration in the Legislative Assembly. House Bill 123, sponsored by Representative Tiffany Zulkosky, D-Bethel, is in the State Senate after being approved by the State House on […]

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Victorian MPs set to challenge ‘antidemocratic’ vaccine mandate as opposition declares support

Loading Mr Limbrick said the government was using the mandate to reduce the number of MPs likely to vote against an upcoming emergency powers bill that would give it the legal capacity to enforce many public health rules. “I think this is one of the most undemocratic things I have ever seen,” he said. “If […]

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Most Latin Americans say climate change is affecting their local community

Most Latinos in the United States say global climate change is a major concern, with a majority saying it affects at least part of their local community. Latinos broadly support a range of policy measures to address climate change and other environmental issues. And many say they’re willing to help with lifestyle changes, according to […]

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Ontario Legislature kicks off new session with throne speech, setting new agenda

TORONTO – The Legislative Assembly of Ontario meets again this morning for the first time since the beginning of June with a new session and a Speech from the Throne. The speech gives Premier Doug Ford the opportunity to present a renewed agenda, albeit delivered by the Lieutenant Governor. Elizabeth Dowdeswell. The legislature was slated […]

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County legislature lukewarm over proposal to officially oppose vaccination warrants

FONDA – The Montgomery County Legislature had mixed reactions this week to the introduction of a resolution by Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenfort proposing that the county formally oppose COVID-19 vaccine mandates . The resolution was presented to the Legislature at Tuesday’s meeting for consideration. Ossenfort said the resolution focuses primarily on the pending federal […]

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Good news: Federal government foregoes $ 300 million in community disaster loans

United States Capitol (Image Shutterstock) Congress on Thursday waived billions of dollars in disaster recovery loans, including about $ 300 million for the U.S. Virgin Islands and $ 4 billion for Puerto Rico, granted in 2017 after the devastating hurricanes that year. . This move reduces USVI’s total public debt by about 10%, dramatically reducing […]

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The 2nd largest racial group in the United States is “another race”. Most are Latinos.

For Leani García Torres, none of the boxes really match. In 2010, she answered U.S. Census questions on her own for the first time as an adult. Is she of Hispanic, Latino or Spanish descent? It was easy. She marked, “Yes, Puerto Rican. ” But then came the stumper: What’s his race ? “Every time […]

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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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FOMB agrees on higher threshold for pension cuts | Politics

The Supervisory and Financial Management Board of Puerto Rico (FOMB) conceded an important point in the negotiations for the approval of the central government adjustment plan: to reduce the number of government retirees who would benefit from a reduction in their pensions. “After long discussions with the [island’s] elected officers, the Supervisory Board is prepared […]

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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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Second UCP MP publicly denounces Jason Kenney’s leadership

A second UCP caucus member publicly questions the leadership of Prime Minister Jason Kenney. Angela Pitt, MP for Airdrie-East, was questioned by a reporter at an independent press conference on Tuesday whether she had confidence in Kenney’s leadership of the United Conservative Party. “The answer to that question is no, I don’t. And I don’t […]

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Kansas City Group Helps Former Inmates Reclaim Their Voting Rights | KCUR 89.3

Kansas City, Missouri resident Christine McDonald did not know she could vote after serving her prison sentence in 2007. As a former incarcerator, McDonald believed she had lost that right. “No one told me I could vote,” she said. But the same year McDonald left prison, she witnessed the signing of a bill for the […]

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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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Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are free: what does this mean for Canada-China relations?

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, the two Canadian men arrested almost three years ago by the Chinese Communist regime, are on their national soil after the legal dispute involving Huawei leader Meng Wanzhou was partly resolved by the American prosecutors. Shortly after his announcement Friday night that Kovrig and Spavor had been released by Chinese […]

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COVID vaccine mandates and rules: who is required to show proof of vaccination?

Federal employees must now be fully immunized. Sarah Tew / CNET For the latest news and information on the coronavirus pandemic, visit WHO and CDC websites. With new Covid-19 vaccine With mandates affecting about two-thirds of the U.S. workforce, or up to 100 million people, President Joe Biden seeks to pressure about 80 million Americans […]

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St. Lawrence County Legislature Debates Vaccine Mandate | County of Saint-Laurent

CANTON – Opposition to COVID-19 vaccination warrants sparked a protest last Wednesday outside the Potsdam post office, where health workers in the north of the country resisted the state’s demand to to get vaccinated. Similar sentiments crept into the county government on Monday night, when the St. Lawrence County Council of Legislators passed a resolution […]

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On The Money – Democrats dare GOP to vote shutdown, by default

Happy Monday and welcome to On The Money, your evening guide to everything related to your bills, your bank account and your results. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-inscription. The big deal today: Democrats are upping the ante on the tax chicken game. We’ll also see how Wall Street reacts to worrying work for global markets and President […]

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Territorial election campaign underway in Nunavut, Canada – Eye on the Arctic

The Nunavut legislature before the COVID-19 changes. Monday marks the first day of the election campaign to elect the next territorial government on October 25. (Jane Sponagle / CBC) The election takes place on October 25. Anyone running as a Member of Parliament must register with Elections Nunavut by Friday The writ fell for the […]

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Two New Mexico lawmakers ask state Supreme Court to grant federal funding discretion to legislature

In a move that is probably not surprising to political insiders, a New Mexico Democratic state senator who sharply criticized the governor joined one of his fellow Republicans in an attempt to block news federal aid spending. Senator Jacob Candelaria, D-Albuquerque, along with Senatorial Minority Leader Greg Baca, R-Belen, filed a petition over the weekend […]

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Deadline for Negotiations to End San Juan Wharf Labor Dispute Expires | Business

While negotiations between the company Luis Ayala Colón – operator of the San Juan Muelle – and the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA Local 1740) should be concluded tomorrow (Saturday), the secretary of the Department of Labor and Human Resources (DTRH) ), Carlos Rivera Santiago, revealed that on Monday they would conduct a visual inspection of […]

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Ron DeSantis Enlists Legislature In Resistance Against Biden Vaccine Mandates

Govt. Ron DeSantis promises state-level action to oppose recent COVID-19 vaccination mandates Of the president Joe biden. Saying that Biden was “acting outside the Constitution,” DeSantis vowed on Friday that he would also “engage the legislature” to “fight back and offer protections.” “You can’t just sit there and hope for a successful trial. You have […]

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VI The government and the bar file amicus briefs in the SSI case

The USVI government and the VI Bar Association filed amicus briefs with the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking judges to uphold an appeals court ruling that banning residents from Puerto Rico to pay the additional security income violates the equal protection clause of the US Constitution. They join more than 20 other entities, […]

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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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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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Jihadists threaten as Somalia elections approach

Somali al-Shabaab jihadists have warned politicians against participating in the elections due to start this month after months of deadlock and delays. The threat, in an audio message purportedly recorded by Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Umar Abu Ubaidah, underscores the security challenges facing the electoral process in this deeply volatile country in the Horn of Africa. […]

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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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Opinion: July 4th is time to remove asterisk from US citizenship

From 1898 to 1917, the United States acquired territories in Puerto Rico, Guam, the American Samoa Islands and the Virgin Islands through peace agreements ending the Spanish-American War, a military conquest and a purchase. of the Kingdom of Denmark. Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam all remain unincorporated territories. The history of American white […]

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Puerto Rico could start losing Medicaid funding in two months

Puerto Rican Health Secretary Carlos Mellado has sounded the alarm bells in Congress about a looming Medicaid funding crisis that threatens hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans on the island who could lose access to health care soon. September. Mellado visited Washington this week to meet legislators and federal health officials to advocate for more […]

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Five things to know about Newsom’s budget deal with the Legislature | New

Lea este artículo fr Spanish. California lawmakers voted Monday night to approve a record state budget that reflects new deals with Gov. Gavin Newsom to extend health care to undocumented migrants, spend billions to reduce homelessness and help Californians who are still fighting the pandemic. The $ 262.6 billion spending plan for the fiscal year […]

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Experts to investigate technical reasons for World Trade Center Puerto Rico condominium collapse Hurricane Maria Missouri Experts

A team of technical experts from the federal government and outside specialists will collect building material samples and study soil conditions to determine the technical reasons for a South Florida condominium collapse, have officials announced Wednesday. The team assembled by the National Institute of Standards and Technology will gather evidence and analyze data to determine […]

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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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Tamil Nadu to appoint five-member economic advisory board

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit said the first session of the 16th Legislative Assembly will begin today with the governor’s speech. The Economic Advisory Board includes world-renowned economists including Nobel Laureate US economist Esther Duflo, former Reserve Bank governor Raghuram Rajan, former chief economic adviser to the central government Arvind Subramaniam, professor Jean Dries […]