Monthly Archives: October 2022

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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