Congress pushes for faint hope amnesty

By Joe GuzzardiSyndicated columnist Emboldened by its better-than-expected midterm election performance, the Democratic Party enters the Lame Duck session with an aggressive platform that includes one of its favorite goals: amnesty. Democrats will control the Upper House in the 118th Congress, but the GOP by the narrowest margin — a …

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No one should be pushing FTX-approved legislation putting the underfunded CFTC in charge of the crypto industry until they know the facts

CFTC’s “ready, shoot, aim” legislation approach should be rejected WASHINGTON DC – Dennis M. Kelleher, Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, issued the following statement in response to the Senate Agriculture Committee’s announcement of a hearing titled “Why Congress Must Act: Lessons Learned From the collapse of the FTX” on …

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Match Group calls on Congress to pass Respect for Marriage Act

Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios Dallas-based Match Group, which owns a portfolio of popular online dating services including Match.com, Tinder and OKCupid, led an advocacy campaign calling for passage of the Respect for Marriage Act. Driving the news: The Respect for Marriage Act, a bill to codify protections for same-sex and interracial …

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Human Rights Campaign Thanks House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer for Decades of Congressional Leadership and LGBTQ+ Equality Championship

“Leader Hoyer has always been a strong advocate for our community, even long before the LGBTQ+ covenant was a popular or widely accepted position to take,” said incoming Human Rights Campaign chair Kelley Robinson. “From helping pass the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, and repealing …

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SPARC for Tobacco Health Tax Legislation

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – November 16, 2022): The Society for the Protection of Children’s Rights (SPARC) on Wednesday recommended bringing to Parliament a Tobacco Health Tax Bill that could help to generate 60 billion rupees of revenue for the government and would reduce the damage caused by the tobacco …

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Leading Immigrant Advocacy Group Releases 2023 State Policy Program “Respect and Dignity”

A Make the Road rally (photo: Make the Road NY) Make the Road New York, the state’s largest member organization of immigrant advocates, will release its 2023-24 state policy platform on Wednesday and launch a series of town halls to push for legislation that includes protections expanded against unemployment, better …

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Alberta Finance Minister Says Legislation Will Re-Index Taxes and Benefits

Alberta’s finance minister says there will be legislation next month to re-index income tax brackets and benefit payments for the elderly and severely disabled. But Travis Toews says action on the proposed new health spending accounts won’t come until the spring budget. “There will be a bill that will be …

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How acronyms invaded Congress – The Atlantic

Judging by the titles of the bills they propose, members of Congress are occupying a space between used-car salesman and poet. Over the past two years, lawmakers in the 117th Congress have introduced the DAY LIGHT Act (Daylight All Year Leads to Ideal Gains in Happiness and Temperament), the ZOMBIE …

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7 Reasons Congress Opposes Release of Rajiv Gandhi Convicts

Criticizing the SC order, Abhishek Singhvi said it sends an unwanted message to the world and strikes at the root of our sovereignty. “The decision of Supreme Court to release killers of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is very disheartening,” Dr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Rajya Sabha member and senior …

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Judges clapped at conservative group’s anniversary dinner | app

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four of the five Supreme Court justices who struck down the constitutional right to abortion showed up at the conservative Federalist Society’s black-tie dinner marking its 40th anniversary. Judge Samuel Alito received a long, loud ovation Thursday night from a crowd of 2,000, most in tuxedos and …

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Is Congress in a position to pass federal abortion legislation? It depends – The Observer

With the recent Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization pushed Congress to codify women’s abortion rights into federal law. President Joe Biden verbally signaled before the midterm elections that he would try to pass a federal law protecting abortion rights through the legislature, saying, “If you …

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Our stories about the Boebert-Frisch campaign in the months leading up to Election Day

If you weren’t following the race between U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) and her Democratic challenger Adam Frisch during the campaign, here’s your chance to catch up a bit, browsing the Colorado Time Recorder contest coverage. Boebert campaign again refuses to commit to accepting election results if it losesNovember 3. …

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PSG passes law reacting to Roe v. Purdue | Campus

Nearly two months after a federal jury ruled that Purdue abused a student by suspending her after making a sexual assault allegation, Purdue’s student government has passed two resolutions to clarify Purdue’s rules regarding incapacity and punishment for false allegations. Changes to the False Claims Rule PSG proposed Resolution 22-34 …

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Lobby group calls for boycott of The Crown ahead of premiere

Hours before the long-awaited premiere of the Netflix blockbuster’s final season The crown finally falls, the Australian Monarchist League has issued a stern call to boycott it and the streaming giant due to “inaccuracies”. fans of The crown have waited nearly two years for season five, which will focus on …

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Illinois voters must decide whether to sit in Congress | Illinois

(The Center Square) — Voters in Illinois decide on Tuesday who they will send to Washington, DC to represent them in the U.S. Congress. Illinois has several close races for seats in the United States House of Representatives. Illinois’ 6th congressional district includes incumbent U.S. Representative Sean Casten, D-Downers Grove …

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Factbox-No consensus in Congress to make DST permanent

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Legislation stalled in the U.S. Congress to make daylight saving time permanent after the Senate in March unanimously passed by voice vote a bill that would have ended the observation standard time from 2023 and the practice of changing clocks twice a year. Clocks in the United …

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The Russian Wagner Group opens a defense technology center in Saint Petersburg | Russia

Russia’s Wagner Group – the once-secret private militia controlled by Yevgeny Prigozhin – has opened a military technology center in St Petersburg, in the latest move by Putin’s ally who has criticized senior Kremlin defense brass over the Ukrainian conflict. The opening of the “Wagner Center” on Friday is seen …

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California Plastics Recycling Legislation Significantly Expands Producer Responsibility | Downey LLP Brand

On June 30, 2022, Governor Newsom signed into law SB 54, the Plastic Pollution Prevention and Packaging Producer Responsibility Act (“Act”). The governor’s office described the law as “the most significant overhaul of California plastics and packaging recycling policy in history.” In addition to setting specific plastic reduction and recycling …

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SELECTIVE INSURANCE GROUP INC – 10-Q – MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS ON FINANCIAL POSITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS.

Forward-Looking Statements The terms "Company," "we," "us," and "our" refer to Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (the "Parent"), and its subsidiaries, except as expressly indicated or the context otherwise requires. Certain statements in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, including information incorporated by reference, are "forward-looking statements" as defined by the …

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On track to become the first Gen Zer in Congress, a Florida Democrat hopes to boost his party’s future while remembering his family’s past

The politicians experience love and loss like anyone else, but given her age, Frost’s situation is unusual. He is likely to become the first Gen Z member of Congress after Tuesday’s election, following his victory in the summer primaries in a safe Democratic district. By the time of many members …

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Vandalism cases of campaign signs increase in El Paso, Teller and Jefferson counties as election nears | Subscriber Content

As the Nov. 8 midterm elections approach, the theft and vandalism of signs promoting certain candidates or positions on voting issues is rampant on both political camps, according to campaign officials. But Republican signage appears to be hardest hit in the Pikes Peak area, where the number of registered Republican …

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Berkeley Environmental Law Clinic represents environmental justice group in lawsuit

UC Berkeley Law’s Environmental Law Clinic is representing Communities for a Better Environment, or CBE, in a lawsuit against the AB&I Foundry in East Oakland and the area’s Air Quality Management District of the bay, or BAAQMD. The lawsuit alleges that AB&I’s air pollution combined with BAAQMD’s failure to regulate …

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Ontario Sports Betting Legislation – Why Should You Care? — Mississauga Modern Media

In recent years, an increase in the number of Canadians with access to the Internet and smart phones has allowed them to place sports bets with foreign companies. As the Canadian Gaming Association has stated, due to ease of access, betting on a single sporting event has become a $14 …

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Why Donald Trump is pushing millions through a Save America PAC campaign loophole

For all his golden toiletformer President Donald Trump is notoriously miserly—with personal funds as well as the hundreds of millions of dollars he has extracted himself from his supporters over the years. And that’s all the more reason government watchdogs are sounding the alarm over new campaign funding. deposit it …

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Nancy Pelosi writes letter to Congress after her husband’s attack

In a letter to her congressional colleagues Saturday night, Nancy Pelosi said her husband’s condition “continues to improve.” SAN FRANCISCO— A man broke into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco home and severely beat her 82-year-old husband, Paul Pelosi, with a hammer early Friday while the Democratic lawmaker was in …

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OMSA cites Vineyard Wind, arguing for new offshore legislation

October 27, 2022 The Dutch-flagged anchor handling tug Norne worked on the Vineyard Wind project off southern New England. Kooiman Marine group photo. A Dutch tug working on the Wind from the vineyard project off southern New England is an example of why Congress should pass legislation imposing crewing requirements …

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Credit Suisse Group’s Recent Short Interest Review – Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS)

of the Credit Suisse Group CS short percentage of free float has fallen 40.74% since its last report. The company recently announced that it has 12.58 million shares sold short, or 0.48% of all common shares available for trading. Based on its trading volume, it would take traders an average …

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Lawmakers and public health advocates call on Congress to finally ban asbestos — ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuse of power. Sign up to receive our greatest stories as soon as they are published. days later ProPublica details unsafe working conditions At a chlorine plant that used asbestos until it closed last year, public health advocates and two US lawmakers are …

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Chris Hemsworth + Jessica Mauboy join Support Act’s AMTD campaign via Mushroom Creative House – Campaign Briefing

musical charity, support lawannounced that two of Australia’s favorite faces, Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Mauboy, have joined the stellar roster of ambassadors for its annual Ausmusic t-shirt day fundraiser and campaign via Mushroom Creative House, Friday, November 18. The pair will join the 30 faces of Australian music, screen and …

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Ninth Circuit Rules vs. David Daleiden, Pro-Life Group

David Daleiden, pictured February 4, 2016 in Houston outside the Harris County Courthouse. The pro-life group behind a misleading video allegedly selling aborted fetal tissue has lost its appeal of Planned Parenthood’s $2.4 million judgment against them, as a federal appeals court upheld all but one jury’s findings unanimously. A …

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Abortion and the next Congress

A woman I know recently told me how she came to see abortion in a different light: “I was pro-abortion without thinking too much about it. I just took it for granted that abortion was OK – women’s rights, the right to control your own body, the usual stuff. Then …

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Pamplin Media Group – OPINION: Choosing to protect your choice in November

Janeen Sollman: “I will continue to advocate for reproductive rights, access to abortion, and unfettered access to health care.” When the United States Supreme Court overturned the longstanding Roe v. Wade this summer, like many of my constituents, I had a stomach ache. As a mother, grandmother, and legislator, I …

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Clovis introduces a law to ban abortion in the city

CLOVIS, NM (KRQE) — The city of Clovis introduced a new ordinance that would ban abortions within city limits last Thursday. This comes three weeks before the state election where the abortion and overthrow of Roe v Wade triggered a new wave of voters. The proposal calls for a ban …

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MAGA’s Five Craziest Republicans Who Could Win Congressional Seats

Charles Krupa/AP/Shutterstock Karoline Leavitt Karoline Leavitt describes herself as having been the “symbolic curator” on campus, which might seem like a strange brag for a congressional candidate until you realize that at 25, she only graduated a few years ago. But she has accomplished a lot since then. She served …

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Ron Johnson scores 7 out of 100 on Congressional Human Rights Campaign Scorecard – His anti-LGBTQ+, anti-choice record shows why Wisconsin can’t trust him with another six years on in the US Senate

MADISON, Wisconsin— As Wisconsin voters head to the polls, Human Rights Campaign PAC (HRC PAC) is drawing attention to the anti-LGBTQ+ and anti-choice record of incumbent Senator Ron Johnson, who is up for re-election. Senator Johnson received a score of 7 out of 100 on the recently released HRC Congress …

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Patients at the center of new health legislation

Patient safety will be strengthened, oversight of health regulatory colleges strengthened and governance of healthcare professionals improved through innovative legislation. “Our government is making the most significant changes to the oversight of regulated health professions in British Columbia’s history,” said Adrian Dix, Minister of Health. “These changes will streamline the …

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Medicare assesses limited benefit expansion as Congress fails to add dental care

Proposed changes to Medicare rules could soon pave the way for a significant expansion of Medicare-covered dental services, while falling short of the full benefits that many Democratic lawmakers have advocated. That’s because under current law, Medicare can only pay for limited dental care if it’s medically necessary to safely …

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Dr William H Kitchen: The campaign against academic selection should continue

The independent review of education in Northern Ireland has been published The DUP-appointed panel released its interim report on 10/12/22. A disturbing reality lurked beneath the surface, found on page nine of the report. In addition to the work undertaken by the panel, other literature reviews were undertaken, one of …

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Dixon rallies to Parental Rights Group in Michigan as campaign for governor heats up

Any issues in this year’s campaign for Michigan governor between incumbent Democrat Gretchen Whitmer and Republican challenger Tudor Dixon highlights the difference between the two candidates more clearly than traditional family values. From abortion, which Whitmer publicly vowed to “fight like hell” to protect, to the gay and transgender indoctrination …

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Charter school group’s support for state legislature candidate gets them in trouble at Statehouse

The Political Action Committee affiliated with the Illinois Charter School System is consistently well-funded, well-organized, well-run, and often successful in electing legislative candidates who support their cause. But unlike, say, Personal PAC, which focuses almost solely on the issue of abortion in its ubiquitous mailings, you don’t often see charter …

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‘We rank 50th in crime: Zingers by Democrats at Senate campaign forum | Local policy

Gary Chambers Jr., Luke Mixon and Syrita Steib tossed out some choice comments during a Wednesday night campaign forum hosted by Voters organized to educatea New Orleans-based group that lobbies for the government to spend more on creating jobs and educating school children to reduce crime. US Senator John Kennedy, …

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Human rights campaign scores members of Congress on LGBTQ+ support

WASHINGTON- The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) — the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization — today released its Congressional Scorecard measuring support for the LGBTQ+ equality at the 117th Congress. Members of Congress were rated on a range of key indicators of support – …

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Pro-worker legislation is the topic of Chicago Local 1487

After a presentation by Jakubowski, members participated in an open discussion. Members could ask and answer each other’s questions and make comments on various topics. Union members have focused on issues such as the vote count of elected officials statewide to ensure the passage of laws such as the PRO …

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Who is my congressman and what do they do? —ProPublica

Register for ProPublica User’s Guide to Democracya series of personalized emails that help you understand the upcoming election, from who’s on your ballot to how to vote. Here’s a reminder of how the legislators we elect are supposed to make laws. A senator or representative introduces a bill. The bill …

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Hong Kong government suspends Article 23 of security law

Hong Kong’s National Security (Legislative Provisions) Bill, Article 23 of the Basic Law, which prompted 500,000 Hong Kongers to take to the streets against the legislation in 2003, was recently withdrawn from order of the legislative day of the Legislative Council of 2022. This means that the bill will not …

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Labor coalition launches midterm campaign for Senate to vote on PRO law

The Worker Power Coalition, made up of more than 40 unions and progressive organizations representing 24 million workers in the United States, has spear a campaign ahead of the 2022 midterm elections to pressure Democratic Senate leaders and U.S. senators from both parties to vote on the Protecting the Right …

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In her few days in Congress before the election, Peltola enjoyed Democratic support even as she straddled party lines

Senator Lisa Murkowsk and AFN President Julie Kitka greet Rep. Mary Peltola at a party at the Hotel Monaco. The Federation of Alaska Natives hosted a party in honor of newly sworn Representative Mary Peltola in Washington, DC on September 13, 2022. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News) WASHINGTON — During her …

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Oyo APC Destroys Our Campaign Billboards – Oyo PDP PRO Allegations

People’s Democratic Party Public Relations Officer, Oyo State Wing, Engr. Akeem Olatunji has sounded the alarm over the vandalism of political campaign billboards of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) by suspected APC apologists in the state. The most recent example of such vandalism, according to the PDP spokesperson in …

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Credit Suisse Group Short-Term Interest Analysis – Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS)

of the Credit Suisse Group CS short percentage of free float has fallen 22.64% since its last report. The company recently announced that it has 10.83 million shares sold short, or 0.41% of all common shares available for trading. Based on its trading volume, it would take traders an average …

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New legislation to eliminate airline liability shield

The American Economic Liberties Project has announced new legislation to address problems created by federal preemption over state law and the related absence of a private right of action in the original airline deregulation law. from 1978. The AELP is a non-profit, non-partisan project – essentially a think tank – …

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Next GOP Congress expected to impeach Merrick Garland

If Republicans were to take control of the U.S. House and Senate in November, their top agenda — before tax and spending cuts, abortion restrictions, gun legislation or any other thing in their innocuous predictable program — should be to remove Attorney General Merrick Garland. Under Garland, the Justice Department …

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Whitmer signs bipartisan bills to protect foster children and other laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2022 Contact: [email protected] Governor Whitmer Signs Bipartisan Bills to Protect Adopted Children, Strengthen Election Access and Other Laws LANSING, Mich. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed several bipartisan bills aimed at increasing protections for young people in foster care and removing barriers for families wishing …

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Mandela Barnes Campaign Press: What They’re Saying: Mandela Barnes leads fight against Ron Johnson on anti-choice dossier

MADISON— Last week, Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, the Democratic candidate for the United States Senate, launched his “Ron versus Roetour, holding Senator Ron Johnson accountable for his work to wrest reproductive freedoms from the people of Wisconsin. This week, Barnes started a new ad underscoring Johnson’s support for an abortion …

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Banning Congress from trading stocks is massively popular. So why are top Democrats stagnating?

Advocacy groups last week renewed their calls for Congress to bar members and their families from trading stocks amid reports that Democratic leaders in the U.S. House — despite public pressure intense — are unlikely to vote on the issue until November’s midterm elections. “As members of Congress crafting laws …

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Stunning developments for Herschel Walker’s campaign at pivotal moment | app

ATLANTA — Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker has weathered crises that have leveled other campaigns and has always stayed within striking distance of Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock thanks to the relatively unwavering support of many of the GOP rank and file. But the one-two Monday punch of one Daily Beast …

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Toomey and others introduce legislation to boost Americans’ retirement savings

WILKES-BARRE — U.S. Senators Pat Toomey, R-Lehigh Valley, and Tim Scott (RS.C.) and U.S. Representatives Peter Meijer (MI-03) this week introduced the Retirement Savings Modernization Act to bolster Americans’ retirement savings by allowing workers to diversify the assets included in defined contribution plans, such as 401(k) plans. This legislation will …

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Will the government seize the opportunity missed by the Coalition? Bill to Implement Other [email protected] Recommendations – Employee Rights/Labour Relations

October 02, 2022 McCullough Robertson To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Introduction of the new [email protected] bill On September 27, 2022, the Government presented the Anti-Discrimination and Human Rights (Respect at Work) Amendment Bill 2022 (New invoice) …

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Federal judge rules against voting rights group founded by Abrams in Georgia

CNN — A federal judge ruled against a voting rights group founded by Georgia Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams on Friday in a challenge to state election laws. U.S. District Judge Steve Jones ruled against ‘Fair Fight Action’ over allegations regarding Georgia’s ‘exact match’ voter registration policy, absentee ballot voiding practices …

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Warnock raises funds with Tom Steyer after voting for legislation that poured billions into green energy

Democrats Events come amid a global energy price spike as Democrats vilify fossil fuels Alana Goodman • September 30, 2022 4:30 p.m. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D., Ga.) raised money from wealthy green energy tycoons during a series of fundraisers in San Francisco last weekend, a month after voting for pass …

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House overrules Big Tech to pass anti-monopoly legislation

The House on Thursday passed bipartisan antitrust legislation to give state and federal regulators more power to tackle monopoly cases, despite opposition from big tech companies like Google and Amazon. The bills, now heading to the Senate, would arm the Justice Department’s antitrust division with more funding, strengthen the hand …

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The hottest musical act on TikTok is a group of Jewish teenagers singing Orthodox pop songs in Hebrew

TikTok’s latest music craze has nothing to do with pop stars or top 40 hits. Instead, users are obsessed with a 2007 recording of a Jewish teenage choir singing an Orthodox pop song in Hebrew. The now-adult members of the Miami Boys Choir said they are still trying to figure …

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Lee Zeldin’s campaign promises: what can he really do if elected?

When Representative Lee Zeldin released his Top 10 complaints about Governor Kathy Hochul last month, unsurprisingly most of them were crime-related. This has been the main political element of his platform. He said he would replace the Manhattan District Attorney on “Day one“, when in reality it will be a …

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Texas’ largest anti-abortion group suspends support for Sen. Robert Nichols

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. A prominent statewide anti-abortion group this week suspended its endorsement of State Sen. Robert Nichols after the Jacksonville Republican leader said he would support a relaxation of the abortion …

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CAMPAIGN ALMANAC: Democrat Liz Mathis targets Ashley Hinson on abortion in new TV ad

State Senator Liz Mathis, the Democratic candidate for the congressional seat in Iowa’s 2nd district, addresses a crowd at a campaign event September 3 in Lisbon. A new ad campaign by Mathis targets Rep. Ashley Hinson’s record on abortion rights. (Geoff Stellfox/The Gazette) A new ad from Democratic challenger Liz …

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2022 Midterm Election News and Election Campaign Updates

Tim Ryan faces criticism for his ties to a teachers’ union that allegedly promoted sexually explicit content Ohio Democratic Senate candidate Tim Ryan is being criticized for his ties to a teachers’ union that created badges to wear for public school employees in an Ohio school district, which included a …

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Trump’s QAnon membership sparks concern amid group-linked violence

Trump’s QAnon membership sparks concern amid group-linked violence For you News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion The FBI has investigated QAnon for domestic violence and extremism for years, and warns his supporters will ‘likely act as a catalyst’ for future attacks – including on the US government Former …

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Abortion rights advocates push Maryland lawmakers to approve legislation in next session

The District 30 Democratic Club hosted a talk on abortion Sept. 21 at the Michael E. Busch Library in Annapolis. Panellists from left to right: Michael Spivey, professor of constitutional law at the University of Maryland; Of the. Nicole Williams (D-Prince George’s); and Erin Bradley, vice president of public affairs …

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Ashok Gehlot to run for Congress president; Speculations, beginning of lobbying for the next CM of Rajasthan

Ashok Gehlot to run for Congress president; speculation, lobbying begins for next CM of Rajasthan | Photo: ANI As Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot announced his intention to contest the election of the Congress Speaker and also hinted that he would quit the post of CM, speculation and lobbying started for …

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Newsom signs law to protect workers who use cannabis outside of work

California employers will soon be prohibited from firing or not hiring workers for their use of cannabis outside of their workplace and during their working hours. Governor Gavin Newsom put his signature to Assembly Bill 2188 on Sept. 18 to prevent employers from discriminating against a person in hiring, firing, …

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Open the books: Governor Newsom solicited state vendors for campaign donations

“California Governor Gavin Newsom has quietly solicited millions of dollars in campaign donations from state vendors, key individuals, employees, or their affiliated corporate political action committees,” open the books reports. “While progressives speak out against corporate money in politics, Governor Gavin Newsom has embraced the highly unethical practice of soliciting …

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Big bank executives set to testify before Congress amid allegations of discrimination against conservatives

Recent news Chase, Bank of America may face questions over the decision to push back Black Rifle Coffee Co. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon (Getty Images) Collin Anderson • September 21, 2022 11:10 a.m. Two of the largest U.S. banks are facing allegations of discrimination against conservative businesses – allegations …

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CRS Updates Exceptional Fallout Provision Report to Reflect Pending Legislation

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has released an updated version of its report regarding the Fallout Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO). It includes a discussion of pending legislation that would affect both. The updated version of “Social Security: The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP),” the CRS report that …

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IT services group Wipro lays off 300 undeclared employees for competitors – TechCrunch

IT services giant Wipro has laid off 300 employees in recent months who turned out to be moonlighting for competitors, a senior executive said on Wednesday, weighing in on a practice that has gained momentum across the world as companies are incorporating work-from-home standards. Rishad Premji, the president of Wipro, …

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When grassroots campaigning paid off – New Telegraph

About the Host Communities Trust Fund Normally it was supposed to have started at the end of last month – it is the trust fund for host communities under the Petroleum Industry Act, which was enacted on August 16 last year by the President Muhammadu Buhari. Of course, the fund, …

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KY AG Cameron Files Brief Defending Pro-Life Legislation

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron today filed a brief with the Kentucky Supreme Court defending the Human Life Protection Act and the Beatings Act. heart of Kentucky. Her case argues that the Kentucky General Assembly has the ability to ban all abortions and that both …

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Apple is the main funder of a lobby group that claims to represent small developers

Apple is providing more than half of the funding for a lobby group that claims to represent small app developers, according to a Bloomberg article published today. Apple is not a member of the so-called App Association, but “plays a dominant behind-the-scenes role in shaping the group’s political positions, according …

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US Azerbaijanis Appeal to Congress Over Nancy Pelosi’s Unacceptable Statements

BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 19. Board members of the Coordinating Council of Azerbaijanis in America (ACCA) appealed to US official bodies due to the visit of Congresswoman Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Armenia, the Committee said. of State for work with the Azerbaijani Diaspora at Trend. According to the appeal, Pelosi’s visit …

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Kemp touches on abortion issue in speech to pro-life group

Gov. Brian Kemp mostly stuck to his campaign script Thursday morning as he delivered a speech at the Family Research Council’s 2022 Pray Vote Stand for Life Summit in Atlanta, which was long on his past accomplishments but short on the abortion policies he would pursue if re-elected. Founded in …

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Abortion Legislation Longest in Memory – Indianapolis Business Journal

The intent of this column is to give readers a look at the results of Indiana’s abortion law from a doctor’s perspective; it’s not about taking a stand on the pro-life, pro-choice debate. This legislation is considered one of the most restrictive in the country because it prohibits abortion from …

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Mary Peltola is sworn in as the first Alaska Native in Congress

She launched into her new life around noon Friday last week, flying from western Alaska to Anchorage, where she hopped on another plane around 3 a.m. Saturday, then rushed through Seattle airport for its connecting flight to DC, and a seat in the US House of Representatives – an exciting …

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Treasurer Sarah Godlewski launches group to overthrow anti-abortion rights senator Ron Johnson

The state treasurer will also use her political action committee to help half a dozen Democratic women run for office. Saying Wisconsin women must be “holistic” to preserve and restore their reproductive health rights, state treasurer Sarah Godlewski said Thursday she has created a political action committee that will work …

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Reviews | Congress cannot legislate abortion. Both Schumer and Graham are wrong.

John Yoo is a professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley, a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution. Last spring, when the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade loomed, congressional Democrats made the mistake of attempting to impose …

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Coalition launches seven-figure campaign for ‘green’ ballot measure in New York | New

ALBANY (TNS) — A coalition seeking to pass a pro-environment constitutional amendment in November has launched a seven-figure ad campaign focused on how its passage would benefit New York’s drinking water infrastructure. The group, called Vote Yes for Clean Water & Jobs Coalition, is lobbying for the Environmental Bond Act, …

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Abortion ban legislation adds political challenge for GOP

CONCORD, NH (AP) — Don Bolduc didn’t have much time to celebrate winning the Republican Senate nomination in New Hampshire on Wednesday before he and other swing state GOP candidates were on the defensive. A retired army brigadier conservative, Bolduc insisted during the Republican primary that he would “always fall …

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Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA) – Review of Marathon Digital Holdings’ Recent Short-Term Interests

Marathon Digital Holdings (NASDAQ:MARA) Short Percent Free Float has fallen 10.24% since its last report. The company recently announced that it has 25.13 million shares sold short, or 21.65% of all common shares available for trading. Based on its trading volume, it would take traders an average of 1.3 days …

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Republicans in Congress introduce bill to restrict abortion nationwide

WASHINGTON — Republican members of the House and Senate on Tuesday introduced a bill banning abortion nationwide after 15 weeks of gestation. “Working closely with leading pro-life groups across the country, we are today introducing legislation banning abortion at a time when unborn children may be in pain,” said Senator …

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Campaign Report — The Final Senate Primary of 2022

New Hampshire Republican candidates for left-leaning U.S. Senate Bruce Fenton, Chuck Morse, Vikram Mansharamani, Kevin Smith and Don Bolduc participate in a debate, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, in Henniker, NH Welcome to The Hill campaign report, follow everything related to the 2022 midterm elections. You can expect to receive this …

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Austrac says an investigation is underway into betting company Entain Group

Image by top10-casinosites from Pixabay The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre, the agency responsible for preventing, detecting and responding to criminal abuse of the financial system, has launched an investigation into sports betting and gaming firm Entain Group. In a statement, Austrac said the investigation …

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US Senator Alex Padilla backs legislation to strengthen workers’ right to unionize

California has more than 2.4 million unionized workers, representing 15.9% of state employees. September 11, 2022 – WASHINGTON, DC – Last Friday, U.S. Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) joined Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) to reintroduce the National Right to Organize Act, legislation that would support the …

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