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Editorial l Legislature donates to Crystal River Airport Runway Project | Editorials

THE PROBLEM: Will the Crystal River Airport runway expansion have a major impact? OUR OPINION: Longer runway attractive for business development and economy. Crystal River Airport’s master plan has long called for its current runway to be at least 5,000 feet long. This is the minimum for charter aircraft to take off and land under […]

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Should the U.S. Supreme Court Adopt the Independent Legislature of the State (ISL) theory? Fifth part of a series | Vikram David Amar | Verdict

In my last four columns, I have analyzed the so-called Independent State Legislature (SIL) theory regarding Articles I and II of the Federal Constitution. The theory holds that because Article I (concerning congressional elections) and Article II (concerning the selection of presidential electors) both refer to state “legislatures”, these elected legislatures are free, when are […]

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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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Ex-Pune cop Rashmi Shukla has been indicted for ‘illegal tapping’ of Nana Patole’s phone

An offense has been filed against IPS officer Rashmi Shukla at Bundgarden police station in the city of Pune in relation to the alleged illegal wiretapping of State Congress Speaker Nana Patole during the tenure of the previous led government by the BJP in Maharashtra. Last year, Patole claimed in the state legislature that his […]

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‘install the Ashokan pillar symbol during assembly’ | Patna News

Patna: Opposition RJD criticized state government on Wednesday for using Swastika symbol instead of Ashoka Chakra on proposed ‘Shatabdi stambh’ pillar to be installed near main gate of Bihar Vidhan premises Sabha to mark the centenary celebration of the state legislature building. Addressing a press conference, RJD National General Secretary Shyam Rajak and State General […]

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Children’s mental health draws attention from state legislature

Children’s mental health draws attention from state legislature February 21, 2022 1:30 a.m. By Azeb Tuji WNPA News Service In the wake of the pandemic, Seattle Children’s Hospital reports that an increasing number of children need outpatient mental health treatment, but there are not enough providers to meet the demand. “The devastating consequence of not […]

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Another effort to tax ‘extreme wealth’ in California is launched in the Legislature

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the richest person in the world, moved his company’s headquarters from California to Texas, where taxes are lower. (Susan Walsh/Associated Press) A handful of Democrats in the state Legislature are pushing again for an ‘extreme wealth’ tax in California, a move they say could net the state billions in revenue by […]

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Most State Assemblies Sit Barely 30 Days a Year | India News

NEW DELHI: After weeks and months of intense and often polarizing politics and huge sums of money spent on campaigning and the conduct of elections, most state legislatures barely sit 30 days a year. In some like Haryana and Punjab, the average is around fifteen days. The states with the highest average of assembly sittings […]

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BJP MP battling for Saffron Party’s Bihar CM post for past 2.5 years – The New Indian Express

Express press service PATNA: BJP MP Chhedi Paswan courted further controversy on Monday when he pleaded for the post of chief minister of Bihar’s saffron party for the remaining two and a half years of NDA rule. In an interview with a private news channel in New Delhi, Paswan, who represents Sasaram Lok Sabha headquarters […]

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Third Bridge Legislation Introduced to Washington Legislature – ClarkCountyToday.com

Planning for a proposed additional bridge over the Columbia River Legislation was introduced in the Washington State Legislature to begin consideration of a third bridge over the Columbia River. This comes amid intense community discussions regarding the potential spending of $3-5 billion to replace the Interstate 5 bridge. Two bills were introduced, as “An Act […]

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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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Jagadish rules out early polls in the state – The New Indian Express

Through Express press service HYDERABAD: Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy has ruled out the possibility of holding early polls in the state legislature. He said the Assembly polls would be held on schedule. Speaking to reporters in Nalgonda on Saturday, Jagadish Reddy blasted the Bharatiya Janata Party. He alleged that the Saffron Festival was 100 […]

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Controversial Texas-style abortion law introduced in Arizona Legislature

Published on January 21, 2022 at 2:56 p.m. Gloria Gomez Arizona Mirror Dr. Gabrielle Goodrick has been a source of comfort for women facing unwanted pregnancies in the Phoenix area for over 25 years. But an attempt to replicate Texas’ sweeping new abortion law that allows citizens to control abortion restrictions could tie his hands. […]

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UPDATE: Legislature Overrides Congressional Veto on Redistricting

UPDATE ISSUED AT 7:20 PM WEDNESDAY JAN. 20, 2022 FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) — As expected, the Legislative Assembly on Thursday evening overruled the governor’s veto over congressional redistricting maps, sending them to the secretary of state. Governor Andy Beshear vetoed Senate Bill 3 (SB 3), a congressional redistricting bill late Wednesday night after the General […]

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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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Redistribution impasse sends 2 cards to the Legislative Assembly | New York State

The Independent State Redistribution Commission submitted dueling plans to both houses of the state legislature on Monday, without avoiding a partisan deadlock, as time is running out to redraw New York’s electoral lines. The state’s 10-member Independent Constituency Commission voted on Monday to send a pair of competing maps to draw new constituency lines to […]

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Bihar: All eyes are on polls in legislative council constituencies of 24 local authorities | Patna News

PATNA: With the end of the Panchayat Raj Institutions (PRI) elections in Bihar, all eyes are now on the upcoming elections in 24 local constituencies of the state legislative council, which are expected to be held in February-March. Sources said that the state’s electoral office recently sent a recommendation to the electoral commission to hold […]

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Return the Republican Structure to the New York State Legislature

For the publisher: The following letter has been sent to every Senator and Assembly member in New York State. In 1964, the United States Supreme Court ruled that 49 of the 50 states must abandon the Republican structure of their legislatures and must now reorganize their legislative constituencies based on population. Not only does the […]

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Supreme Court to Hear Plea Against Suspension of 12 Maharashtra BJP MPs for Misconduct with Bhaskar Jadhav

The Supreme Court to hear a petition against the suspension of 12 BJP deputies who were suspended from the Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra for a period of one year. The 12 BJP deputies are accused of having misbehaved with President Bhaskar Jadhav in the president’s chamber by the state government. The state’s parliamentary affairs minister, […]

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Coughlin officially recruits Hahn for top Assembly staff position

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin has announced the appointment of Seth Hahn as the new executive director of the Assembly Majority Office to replace Anthony J. (Skip) Cimino, who yesterday announced his retirement on Monday. The New Jersey Globe first announced Hahn’s hiring on Monday. “Seth’s experience in fighting for middle class values ​​as an advocate […]

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Winter session of the state legislature starting today | Patna News

PATNA: The five-day winter session of the state legislature will begin on Monday, when the ruling and opposition benches are likely to be on their guard in the state assembly and the legislative council, as the latter would raise questions that could make the session stormy, observers feel. Government business to be discussed during 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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Only legislative session discussed during the meeting of Anil Deshmukh: Sachin Waze at the panel | Bombay News

MUMBAI: In a denial that no discussion of the mobilization of Rs 100 crore had taken place, Deputy Police Inspector Sachin Waze said Thursday before Judge KU Chandiwal’s commission that there had been discussions exclusively on the undertaken before the state legislature in a meeting called on February 21 by then-Interior Minister Anil Deshmukh, which […]

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“The business of the legislature, not the Rs 100 crore, discussed during the meeting of Deshmukh” | India News

MUMBAI: In a denial that no discussion of the mobilization of Rs 100 crore had taken place, Deputy Police Inspector Sachin Waze said Thursday before Judge KU Chandiwal’s commission that there had been discussions exclusively on the undertaken before the state legislature in a meeting called on February 21 by then-Interior Minister Anil Deshmukh, which […]

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Campaigners Call on Utah Legislature to Eliminate Food Sales Tax

SALT LAKE CITY – A coalition of religious leaders, anti-hunger activists and Democratic lawmakers have come together to call on the Utah state legislature to eliminate the sales tax on food. As FOX 13 first reported last week, the legislature has around $ 1.7 billion in revenue and surplus from a booming economy and an […]

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Litigation funding may soon be addressed by the New York legislature

Saturday 20 November 2021 Hardly a week goes by without receiving an email or other solicitation from a third-party litigation finance company indicating if my clients would be interested in making a deal. I suspect that I am not alone and that many other attorneys are receiving the same type of targeted email marketing from […]

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After BN wins Melaka, Zahid announced he would enact anti-jump law to protect future state governments from instability | Malaysia

Barisan Nasional leaders pose for the cameras after the coalition was declared the winner of the Melaka state election in Ayer Keroh on November 20, 2021. – Photo by Ahmad Zamzahuri KUALA LUMPUR, November 20 – The Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, which won 21 of 28 seats in the Melaka election tonight, intends to enact […]

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Grassroots organizations condemn the adoption of redistribution maps

Alabama coalition partners spoke out against the redistribution maps approved by the state legislature on Wednesday. They raised concerns about what they see as a lack of transparency, accessibility, accountability and non-adoption of fair maps during the redistribution process. “(Wednesday) the passage of new district maps for Alabama was a disappointment from start to finish […]

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Critics say North Carolina General Assembly “failed North Carolinians,” claim gerrymandering in new state legislative maps

Following the 2020 census, the North Carolina General Assembly approved a controversial set of legislative maps. Critics accuse the General Assembly of partisan gerrymandering – deliberately drawing legislative constituencies to give the ruling party an advantage over others – after Thursday approving new cards for the State Senate, the House of Representatives of the State […]

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Independent redistribution commission presents cards to Utah legislature

SALT LAKE CITY – The commission created by the voters to draw the political boundaries of the state congress, legislature and school board has finally presented its maps to the Utah state legislature. But lawmakers don’t have to accept them, and the chair of the legislature’s own redistribution committee has suggested one of the cards […]

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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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Utah Legislature Could Pass Cyber ​​Security and Data Privacy Bills

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah state legislature will consider bills to strengthen data privacy and information security during the 2022 session. “There are billions of attacks a day against our state government, against our universities,” said Representative Stephen Handy, R-Layton. He is sponsoring a bill that would create a statewide cybersecurity task force to […]

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Dilip Ghosh recalls workers killed in election violence in Bengal

Former Bengal BJP President Dilip Ghosh said on Sunday that the Saffron Party and its activists who were murdered in post-election violence in West Bengal will be remembered even more during the Durga Puja festivities. The Medinipur constituency MP said his party would always stand by their family members. The top BJP leader pointed out […]

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Melaka: Norhizam says to return official car, government property | Malaysia

Members of Melaka Exco have been urged to remove state property. – Photo by Bernama MELAKA, October 9 – Former Melaka State Executive Council (Exco) member Datuk Norhizam Hassan Baktee has been asked to return all government property, including the official car entrusted to him. Melaka State Secretary Datuk TS Kamel Mohamed said Norhizam would […]

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Indian state of Karnataka bans online gambling with new law | Legal

A bill that makes all gambling illegal in the Indian state of Karnataka has been enacted, having been approved by the Legislative Assembly and the state governor. The bill, entitled Karnataka Police (Amendment) Bill 2021, was passed in the tenth session of the Fifteenth Legislative Assembly. It then received the assent of Governor Thawar Chand […]

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Government presents rehabilitation plan for residents of flood-affected areas | Latest India News

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Wednesday that the government was working on a rehabilitation program for people living in flood-affected areas of the city. Speaking to reporters in Bangalore, Bommai also said that a task force has also been set up to repair potholes in the city. “There are at least two or […]

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Winkler to run for Hennepin County district attorney, step down from legislature – Twin Cities

Minnesota House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler on Tuesday launched an offer for the Hennepin County attorney position and said he would not pursue his re-election to his state House seat . Winkler, a Democrat from Golden Valley, said in a press release that he is suing the office in hopes of improving police accountability and […]

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As fiscal woes continue, Alaska’s special legislative sessions aren’t so special anymore

A sculpture of a bear holding a salmon stands in front of the Alaska State Capitol, left, and the Dimond Courthouse on Monday, September 13, 2021 in Juneau. The sculpture, titled “Windfall Fisherman,” celebrates the first 25 years of the state of Alaska. (Loren Holmes / DNA) JUNEAU – On Monday, the Alaska Legislature begins […]

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Abbott calls on Texas legislature to increase penalties for illegal voting

Governor of Texas Greg AbbottGreg AbbottNoem denies Tory site report on affair with Lewandowski: ‘A disgusting lie’ Texas doesn’t hire private contractor for election audit calls on state lawmakers to toughen penalties for illegal voting. A massive elections bill signed last month turned illegal voting in Texas from a second degree felony to a class […]

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The IUP panel on vaccines, political decorum, and how the legislature will approach President Biden’s term – ABC4 Utah

The IUP panel on vaccines, political decorum and how the legislature will approach President Biden’s term New / 1 hour ago Video How the state legislature addresses suicide in Utah New / 2 hours ago Video Midday COVID Wave Update New / 3 hours ago Video Utah nears 3,000 COVID-19 deaths New / 14 hours […]

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5 bills the Michigan state legislature should pay attention to: September 2021

The following article explains five bills that were introduced, passed, or enacted by the Michigan State Legislature or Governor Gretchen Whitmer during the month of September. On the second and fourth Friday of each month, the Michigan Daily publishes a compilation of bills introduced to the Michigan State Legislature for use by University of Michigan […]

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Cong to Boycott LS Speaker’s Address to Joint Session of K”taka Legislative Assembly

Outlook September 23, 2021 9:29 PM IST Cong to Boycott LS Speaker’s Address to Joint Session of K”taka Legislative Assembly perspectivesinde.com 1970-01-01T05: 30: 00 + 0530 Bangalore, September 23 (PTI) The Karnataka Congress said it will boycott the speech by Lok Sabha President Om Birla at the two-chamber joint session of the state legislature on […]

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Bengal BJP Won’t Challenge Rajya Sabha Poll: Suvendu Adhikari | Latest India News

Calcutta: West Bengal’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday decided not to challenge Rajya Sabha’s poll vote on October 4, a development that will pave the way for the candidate to be elected to the Trinamool Congress (TMC) without opposition . Last week, the TMC appointed Sushmita Dev, who recently joined the party after stepping […]

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Lawmakers end redistribution hearings this week with virtual events

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State lawmakers will hold their final legislative redistribution hearings this week with virtual events starting Monday. The West Virginia Joint Legislature Committee on Redistribution has hosted several in-person events since July; the last such hearing took place last Thursday in Parkersburg. Lawmakers are responsible for drawing new districts for the state legislature […]

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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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Karnataka Assembly Approves Bill to Limit Election Panel Powers | Latest India News

The Bharatiya Janata (BJP) party-led government in Karnataka on Thursday succeeded in pushing the controversial Karnataka Gram Swaraj and Panchayat (Amendment) bill through the lower house amid heated exchanges between ruling parties and opposition, the latter having chosen to withdraw after at least three and a half hours of discussion. The bill was introduced Tuesday […]

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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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Mamata Stronghold Bhabanipur’s by-election fuels speculation over BJP candidates

With the announcement of the West Bengal by-elections on Saturday, all eyes are on the prestigious Bhawanipur constituency that Trinamool Congress Supremo Mamata Banerjee intends to challenge to retain his post as chief minister. However, more interestingly, the star-studded fight followed by political strategists has led experts to raise a major question: who will be […]

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Conservationists call on legislature to spend more money on cleaning up Chesapeake Bay

Environmental groups are calling on the state legislature to use some of the billions they have in federal dollars to clean up waterways that would ultimately benefit Chesapeake Bay. Renee Reber, watershed defense campaign manager for PennFuture, said counties that pollute Chesapeake Bay a lot, such as Lancaster and York, are making good progress in […]

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Utah Legislature to Begin Redistribution Process – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Following the 2020 census, the Utah state legislature began the redistribution process. During a redistribution of a state, the legislative boundaries are redrawn in order to better represent the population of the state enumerated in the census of the previous year. This process occurs once every ten years. Census Bureau data for the 2020 census […]

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State Legislature has the same authority to repeal a law as it does to enact it, says HC

Eliminates PIL’s plea after the government announced it had decided to repeal the law on the university of Dr. J. Jayalalithaa The Madras High Court ruled on a public interest litigation petition filed by former Justice Minister C.Ve. Shanmugam of AIADMK, seeking the allocation of funds for the proper functioning of Dr.J. Jayalalithaa University in […]

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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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Emotional Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner calls on legislature to end cash bond after another violent weekend – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia is on its way to breaking records. To date, there has been a 33% increase in homicides from 2020. Victims of violent crime are getting younger. According to city data, 123 gunshot victims this year were under the age of 18. READ MORE: Personal information of Jefferson Health cancer patients compromised […]

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WB Assembly President Shameful for His Post, Unaware of Anti-Defection Law: Jay Prakash Majumdar of BJP

By Syeda Shabana Parveen BJP West Bengal vice chairman Jay Prakash Majumdar said on Saturday that the chairman of the state legislature, Biman Banerjee, was a “shame” for the post because he did not no knowledge of anti-defection law. Speaking to ANI, Majumdar said: “West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee is a shame the post. […]

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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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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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First Look: A New Coalition Forms To Fight The GOP Legislature In Texas

Texas advocacy and political groups will launch a new coalition on Monday to fight Republicans’ efforts to change election laws in their state and support Texans in need after last winter’s pandemic and crippling storm, learned Axios. Why is this important: As Democratic lawyers fight against proposed or enacted changes to election laws in battlefield […]

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UTSA, Bexar County Foster Youth Project Receives Renewed Legislature Funding | UTSA today | UTSA

Launched in 2019, BCFES is a one-of-a-kind UTSA-led collaboration with Texas A&M University-San Antonio, Alamo Colleges District, Bexar County Juvenile Court, San Child Advocates Antonio (CASA) and the children’s shelter. Serving as a national model for student success, the pilot has developed programs and practices to guide students with a history of foster care – […]