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Will the government of Wisconsin be able to become functional again?

Politics has become so dysfunctional in Wisconsin that the legislature has begun to simply ignore the things people actually care about, in order to focus on wild conspiracies about how the election was stolen from Donald Trump. Whether it’s removing toxic chemicals from our drinking water, properly funding our schools, or dealing with a completely […]

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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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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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Legislature adopts concealed carry without permit; the bill goes to DeWine

Republicans in both houses of the Ohio General Assembly on Wednesday passed legislation removing licensing, training and background check requirements for carrying a concealed weapon. Senate Bill 215 now goes to GOP Gov. Mike DeWine, who can sign it or veto the legislation. It passed 57 to 35 in the House on Wednesday, mostly along […]

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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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COVID vaccine passport ban moves through Utah legislature

A bill to ban the use of vaccine passports by employers or governments has passed the House despite concerns that it takes an overly broad approach that could hamper future public health efforts. HB60 would essentially make vaccination status a protected class – similar to race, gender and religion – and prevent employers from requiring […]

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Matthew Guy’s ‘#1’ rallying cry sounds awfully familiar after Trump 2016

There was a time when mainstream politicians could refer to MAGA to indicate that they too were crimson-faced populists, not aloof technocrats. There was a time when even leftists thought Trump had some luck with him; he could kick the global elite, he could dampen American hegemony – they were right about that, as an […]

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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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2 health bills advance through the Legislative Assembly on Thursday – Daily Leader

Two health-related bills were advanced Thursday in the Mississippi Legislature. House Bill 764 was introduced to create the Mississippi Health Care Worker Retention Act of 2022 on Jan. 17 by four Republican Representatives — Philip Gunn, Kevin Felsher, Lester Carpenter and Jill Ford. The bill was referred to the Appropriations Committee and the bill as […]

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Elections in India’s most popular state are seen as a crucial test for LGBTQ+ rights

NEW DELHI, India — The Indian government has withdrawn a manual to train and sensitize school and college teachers on transgender or gender-nonconforming students after conservative lawmakers criticized it. the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), an Indian government self-governing organization tasked with assisting and advising central and state governments on policies and […]

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State pushes home testing for sexually transmitted infections

It took a year for Vlad Carrillo to figure out how to get tested after moving to Bishop, Calif. In rural Inyo County. Sending a kit home by mail ensured confidentiality and helped Carrillo avoid the stigma of testing. (Vlad Carrillo / KHN / TNS) Rachel Bluth / Kaiser Health News SACRAMENTO – California has […]

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For the new majority in the Virginia House, masks and vaccines will be optional during the session

As Virginia lawmakers prepare to meet again in Richmond for the 2022 General Assembly session, an imminent question is how the process will play out amid a continuing wave of COVID-19. For Republicans in the House of Delegates, who won control of the chamber in the November election, the answer is as close to business […]

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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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Vermont Legislature to likely start 2022 session remotely

Vermont lawmakers had hoped to return to the Statehouse for the start of the legislative session next week, but changed course on Tuesday. File photo by Mike Dougherty / VTDigger The Vermont Legislature appears poised to begin its 2022 legislative session remotely after all. Changing course a week before giving in, lawmakers cited the Omicron […]

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Upper House MP Tim Quilty says immunization rates justify unvaccinated teachers allowed to return to work | Border mail

news, local news, WODONGA politician Tim Quilty wants the Victorian government to end its mandate to vaccinate teachers against COVID-19. The Victorian-era Upper House MP believes that this requirement is no longer necessary and that unprotected teachers should be able to return to classrooms. “I think they should be allowed to return to work, we […]

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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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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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Puerto Rico strengthens entry requirements for travelers through Omicron variant of COVID-19 – CVBJ

A traveler waits at an inspection post at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in Puerto Rico. Photo: RICARDO ARDUENGO /. /. SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico will tighten entry requirements for travelers arriving in this Commonwealth of the United States from next Monday in an attempt to prevent the expansion of the Omicron variant of […]

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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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Omicron COVID Variants Cases Rise, South African Travelers, Close Contacts Quarantined, NSW COVID Cases Rise, Victpria COVID Cases Rise, Scott Morrison Calls National Emergency Cabinet

The Victorian government negotiated a deal to get an additional vote on its pandemic bill in the last sitting week of the year. Upper House MP Rod Barton – of the Transport Matters Party – has been pushing the Andrews government to make significant concessions, with new amendments that will provide more oversight and appeal […]

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The power of data in times of crisis | New

The CrisisReady program builds a platform of data, analytics and tools to guide decision-making during public health emergencies November 19, 2021 – During epidemics, hurricanes and other public health crises, real-time data can help save lives, but only if governments and response agencies know how to use it. At the onset of the pandemic, researchers […]

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Vic’s pandemic bill faces further delay | County Chief of St George and Sutherland

Victoria’s pandemic legislation could be amended to provide increased oversight, in an effort to gain support from another interbank MP. But the Public Health and Welfare Amendment (Pandemic Management) Bill is unlikely to be debated on Friday, with the government planning to call an additional sitting day next week to ensure its passage before the […]

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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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Yukon pushes back vaccination mandate date for government workers

Yukon government employees have had a few more months to get the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine, Premier Sandy Silver said on Wednesday. Officials, including teachers and frontline healthcare workers, still have to have at least their first injection by November 30, but now have until January 30 to get their second injection. Last month, Silver said […]

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Shots For Kids, Brazilian President Under Fire, Ohio School Fares, More – Coronavirus Timeline October 23-29

CLEVELAND, Ohio – From shots for the kids to Brazilian president under fire for allegedly mismanaging the pandemic, vaccine news and more, here is our regular summary of the coronavirus facts, figures and figures regarding Cleveland, Ohio, US and the world Oct 23-29, followed by our quotes for the week: 23 october There are 2,672 […]

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Sask. legislature rejects motion to drop in-house testing option

Breadcrumb Links Saskatchewan The government has warned it will set a “dangerous precedent,” but vaccine mandate critic Nadine Wilson voted against all odds with the NDP. Author of the article: Arthur White-Crummey Release date : 28 October 2021 • 52 minutes ago • 2 minutes to read • Join the conversation Independent MP Nadine Wilson […]

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Here’s how the Victorian government’s proposed pandemic laws will work and what the experts are saying

When it comes to the new pandemic laws proposed by Victoria, there are very different views. Victoria’s Health Minister Martin Foley insists the legislation “consolidates this Victorian Parliament and public health response as the most accountable, transparent and public health-driven system in the Commonwealth”. Others disagree. Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy describes the proposed laws […]

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Steve Norn’s public inquiry delayed by the outbreak of the legislature

An October 2019 archive photo of Steve Norn Sarah Pruys / Cabin Radio The investigation into whether Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh MP Steve Norn violated the MPs code of conduct has been delayed indefinitely by a Covid-19 outbreak in the NWT Legislative Assembly. The epidemic was announced Sunday by Dr Kami Kandola, responsible for public health in […]

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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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Western Australia plans to make COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for teachers

School teachers could be the next target group for mandatory coronavirus vaccinations in Western Australia in a bid to accelerate the state’s rollout. Education Minister Sue Ellery said the idea was being considered by the state government amid concerns over the highly infectious Delta strain. “In Victoria and New South Wales, they’ve imposed it, and […]

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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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North Carolina teachers made gains under GOP-led legislature

Teachers demonstrate at the General Assembly in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2018. Robert willett [email protected] Welcome to NC Voices, where leaders, readers and experts from across North Carolina can speak about issues affecting our communities. Send submissions of 300 words or less to [email protected] NC teachers deserve better The writer is president emeritus of the […]

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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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Russians are flocking to antibody testing; Limitation of the West Notes tool

By Daria Litvinova | Associated press MOSCOW – When Russians talk about the coronavirus over dinner or at hair salons, the conversation often turns to “antitela,” the Russian word for antibody – proteins produced by the body to fight infection. Even President Vladimir Putin brought them up this week in a conversation with his Turkish […]

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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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MPs Should Vote To Require Vaccinations Inside The Legislative Assembly Chamber: Speaker

Breadcrumb Links Politics Local News Questions about the immunization status of members of the legislature come as the NDP pushes for vaccine rules in the building, calls on Prime Minister Jason Kenney to kick unvaccinated MPs from his caucus Author of the article: Ashley Joannou Release date : 01 Oct 2021 • 53 minutes ago […]

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

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

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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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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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State education groups call on lawmakers to change provision preventing districts from issuing mask warrants

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – State education groups are calling on the legislature to repeal or change a budget provision that prevents districts from issuing mask warrants. This morning, the South Carolina Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Association of School Nurses of South Carolina, the PTA of South Carolina, the South Carolina Education […]

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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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Now it’s easier to get digital proof of your immunization record, no matter where you live

There are now other ways to get digital proof of your immunization status. getty WWith an increasing number of countries around the world now requiring visitors to present some form of digital proof of vaccination, international travelers have become accustomed to having to prove their vaccination status at one or more stages of their journey. […]

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Amherst College’s Insane COVID Rules All About Signaling Upper Class Virtue

Last week, Amherst College announced that its students will be subject to double masking and COVID testing every two weeks throughout the fall semester. Indoor catering services will be closed and the size of gatherings severely restricted. Students, all already must be vaccinated, will spend time outside of class in their dorms, and will only […]

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Lawmakers should talk about emergency and mask law

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

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Decisions can encourage hospital workers to talk about safety

Kare Jo Young wrote a letter to her local newspaper criticizing officials at the hospital where she worked as the activities coordinator, saying their actions resulted in staff shortages and other patient safety issues. Hours after her letter was published in September 2017, officials at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth, Maine fired her, citing […]

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MPSC vacancies to be filled by the end of July, accelerated recruitment process: Dy CM

Maharashtra Civil Service Commission (MPSC) vacancies will be filled by July 31 and the commission’s recruitment process will be expedited to do justice to the candidates, Chief Deputy Minister Ajit Pawar said on Monday. before the state legislature. The MPSC plays an important role in state government reviews and interviews for staff recruitment. Four posts […]

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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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Delta variant brings death toll in South Africa to over 60,000 – latest updates

The new coronavirus has infected more than 182 million people and killed more than 3.9 million. Here are the latest developments related to Covid for June 29: Undertakers wearing personal protective equipment carry a coffin during the funeral of a COVID-19 victim at Olifantsvlei cemetery, southwest of Joburg, South Africa, January 6, 2021 (Reuters) Tuesday […]

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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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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 […]

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The Nation: #OurMothersToo: Consider the forced sterilization of my Abuela

#OurMothersToo: count with the forced sterilization of my Abuela This article introduces our client Dawn Wooten and was originally published here. For as far back as I can remember my grandmother, Obdulia Perez, had paper thin skin with satiny wrinkles etched deep into it. She enjoyed bingo, cooking for her family and neighbors, writing poems […]