Tag Archives: earlier year

Boston first responder group plans to block city HR’s next month to assert their divine right to avoid gunfire

A small but noisy group of Boston first responders have found a way to protest Boston’s impending vaccination requirement: Everyone files for an exemption the day before the warrant goes into effect, then , when the city decides to end it, reclaim their vacation time so the city still has …

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Washington can’t let Amazon water down consumer protection laws

The holiday season is a reminder that with more Americans than ever going online to shop, lawmakers must continue to take action to keep consumers from falling prey to Internet scammers. That’s why it was good news when Amazon recently reverse course on his long-standing opposition to bipartisan consumer protection …

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Explained: The Wagner group, mercenaries close to Russia, recently sanctioned by the EU

The European Union imposed sanctions on a group of private Russian military contractors on December 3 that it accused of instigating violence and committing human rights abuses in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine . EU Headquarters said in a statement that the Wagner Group had recruited, trained and sent …

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Democrats run out of time to pass voting rights law

Racial justice leaders are warning Democrats against leaving the Senate this year without passing two landmark voting bills, as new restrictions on voting take effect in states across the country. Lately all eyes have been on Texas, where a trial tabled this week by the Justice Department claims new electoral …

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Congress urged to pass bill protecting healthcare workers – Catholic Philly

Representative Andy Harris, R-Md., Is seen in this May 2, 2020 file photo (CNS Photo / Tom Brenner, Reuters) By Catholic News Service • Posted on November 30, 2021 WASHINGTON (CNS) – U.S. Representative Andy Harris, R-Md., Urged Congress to pass the Conscience Protection Act. It would amend the Public …

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Lawmakers must tackle costly legislation until end of December – People’s World

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is pushing this month for passage of much of Biden’s agenda in the Senate, which will be at the center of congressional action this month. this. | J. Scott Applewhite / AP WASHINGTON — Every December, it seems, Congress turns into one word: Crunch. After …

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Ocasio-Cortez leads campaign to bring immigration reform back into reconciliation

In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) and other Democratic leaders, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) and 90 other Democratic House colleagues urged the Senate to add immigration reform proposals that had been previously deleted. of the Build Back Better Act in the bill. Legislators plead …

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New campaign highlights stories from members of the migrant community providing our holiday dinners

Do you know who stocks the fruit and vegetable section of your grocery store? The name of the person selling the food at your favorite corner? Beyond the disembodied idea of ​​’hands that feed us’, migrant rights advocates challenge people to look beyond work and learn about food workers on …

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Pro-Biden group to spend $ 10 million on high-profile campaign touting president’s economic agenda

Building Back Together, the pro-Biden outdoor organization that formed earlier this year with the blessing of the White House, is starting that work with a $ 10 million ad campaign to tout the infrastructure proposal across the countries, including Arizona, Georgia, New Hampshire, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin – all states …

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Pennsylvania Senator Gene Yaw announces plans for legislation to tax and regulate “games of skill”

November 10, 2021 They’ve made their way into bars and convenience stores across Pennsylvania, but the so-called “skill games,” which critics have called unregulated and illegal, are the subject of a big deal in Harrisburg. While some want gambling banned, arguing that it causes millions of dollars in lost revenue …

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Congress Passes $ 1.2 Trillion Infrastructure Bill, $ 12,500 Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Still Pending Passage

After a full day (if not months) of deliberation and negotiation, Congress approved a long-debated infrastructure bill totaling $ 1.2 trillion. The 228-206 vote convened by the United States House of Representatives early Saturday morning will put into action a vital part of President Biden’s national legislature. While 6 Democrats …

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State law causing payday loan stores to close

“Out of business.” This sign is nothing new in the last 18 months. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, sales for many merchants have dried up, doors have been closed and employees have been laid off. But across Illinois, a state law passed earlier this year caused the closure of hundreds …

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John Eastman: Group urges California bar to investigate pro-Trump lawyer who tried to convince Pence to call off election

In a letter sent Monday by more than two dozen people – including a former chairman of the State Bar of California, two former federal judges and a host of other former state officials and experts from across the United States – to George Cardona , which oversees disciplinary matters …

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