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The Human Rights Campaign supports Val Demings of Florida in his campaign for the US Senate

WASHINGTON- Today, the Human Rights Campaign PAC (HRC PAC) announced its endorsement of Val Demings of Florida for the US Senate. HRC PAC is committed to engaging our volunteers, members and supporters to mobilize Florida’s 4.2 million equality voters in support of Demings and other pro-equality candidates throughout the ballot. …

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Martin Hyde appears to end Congress campaign after traffic slowdown

Sarasota Congressional Candidate Martin Hyde appears to have ended his campaign against the U.S. Representative. Vern Buchanan. The move comes after Hyde received national media attention – and scorn – over a police officer body cam video of his actions during a roadside check. In a letter published by the …

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Congress Passes Bill Banning Mandatory Arbitration and Class Action Waivers for Sexual Harassment and Assault Claims

On February 10, 2022, the Senate adopted H.4445, the Act to End Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment (the “Act”), by voice vote. The bill had previously passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 335 to 97. The White House has indicated President Biden will …

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Congresswoman Mary Miller visits Hancock County on the campaign trail |

Congresswoman Mary Miller represents Illinois’ 15th District in the United States House of Representatives. She recently toured Hancock County along her campaign trail, meeting and greeting voters in the district along the way. Miller is running for re-election in the new 15th District. Miller graduated from Eastern Illinois University with …

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Arkansas Senate votes to table abortion law review

The Arkansas Senate on Wednesday tabled three resolutions for the remainder of the fiscal session that would authorize the introduction of anti-abortion bills, including two identical measures that would pair a Texas-style civil cause of action with a ban on abortion, except to save the life of the mother. The …

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Registration open for ESL symposium focusing on new bilingual education legislation

Photo submitted From left to right: Shantel E. Meek, Rep. Megan Godfrey and Susan Ibarra Johnson. The upcoming University of Alberta English as a Second Language Symposium will focus on Arkansas’ new legislation regarding bilingual education and dual immersion programs. The 14th annual event, sponsored by the …

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Congress still has its eyes on taxing the wealthy

This year, the stakes for Democratic lawmakers in Washington are higher than they have ever been. Recent vote reveals voters overwhelmingly disapprove of the job Congress is doing — by more than 43 percentage points. And Democrats can’t count on President Biden to save them because he’s not faring much …

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Congress wants to talk to Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan about January 6 insurgency, Trump Communications | Ohio News | Cincinnati

Photo: public domain Jim jordan Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan receives a special gift this Christmas. Or maybe the United States is? Investigating all aspects of the violent January 6 insurgency at the United States Capitol in Washington DC, the United States House of Representatives has requested a meeting with Jordan …

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US Congress Introduces Sudan Sanctions Bill to Scold Military

The US Congress on Thursday proposed legislation to sanction anyone who undermines “Sudan’s transition to democracy,” alongside a resolution condemning the October military takeover. The House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs advanced the two bills by voice vote without a single objection from a member. “Make no mistake, there …

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Representative Lamborn Introduces Legislation to Replace “Fetus” with “Unborn Child” in Federal Law

Colorado Springs Representative Doug Lamborn introduced legislation to replace the word “fetus” with “unborn child” in all federal laws. The 2021 act of recognition of the unborn child would change the wording of several codes, including sections of Title 18, which is the federal government’s main criminal code, by replacing …

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House to advance legislation to fight Islamophobia as pressure mounts to punish Boebert for his anti-Muslim comments

The bill, led by Omar which CNN exclusively reported in July, is expected to be rejected by the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday, Omar’s office told CNN, and the majority leader’s office at the same time. House, Steny Hoyer, announced the bill would get a word vote. Tuesday. The …

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Hutchinson calls on farm group to help legislative session focus on tax cut proposals

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday asked those attending the Arkansas Farm Bureau’s annual convention for help in making next week’s special legislative session focus on lowering income taxes, not issues that will not be not in his call. These issues include issues debated in public schools regarding the teaching of …

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Gov. Bill Lee to lead campaign for Tennessee Right to Work Amendment

Governor Bill Lee has announced that he will chair the “Yes on 1” committee, which aims to enshrine Tennessee’s right to work law into the state constitution. He will try to convince the Tennesseans to adopt Amendment 1 in the 2022 ballot by November. Lawmakers voted to put it on …

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Jim Bob Duggar’s campaign for the Arkansas State Senate seems doomed from the start

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ARTICLES Jim Bob Duggar has touched on Arkansas politics before. The Counting on The Patriarch recently announced he is running for the Arkansas State Senate. At the same time, her eldest son Josh Duggar is on the verge of trial after being charged with possession of child …

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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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Dad, bank lobbyist Conor Lamb, bombs for Senate campaign

He should have It’s been easy to portray Glenn Youngkin, formerly CEO of financial giant Carlyle Group and now governor-elect of Virginia, as a greedy private equity vampire. But when his opponent, former Governor Terry McAuliffe, tried to succeed in a debate, his attempt failed. “If you can trust me …

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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

A week after passing an interim measure that extended funding for freeways after Thanksgiving, the House of Representatives passed a $ 1.2 trillion infrastructure bill Friday night that provides $ 110 billion for roads, highways and bridges, as well as money for the construction of electric vehicle infrastructure, water projects, …

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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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Comment: Pro-union legislation would be a boon for rural workers

Several weeks ago, I walked around the Coal Creek Miners Museum in Rocky Top, Tennessee, where I was treated to an incredible talk by Boomer Winfrey. A geologist, former journalist and activist here in the Appalachians, Winfrey spoke of the Coal Creek War of 1891-1892 in which local miners clashed …

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Grassley-backed police bills pass Congress

WASHINGTON – Three pro-police bills backed by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), a leading member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, were passed today by the House of Representatives. The bills were initially passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee in May during National Police Week and were approved by the Senate shortly …

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Republican Ernest Bailes announces re-election campaign

SHEPHERD, TX – Today State Representative Ernest Bailes (R-Shepherd) announced his campaign for re-election to the Texas House of Representatives. As of 2017, Bailes has represented the residents of House District 18, an area of ​​southeastern Texas that includes Liberty and San Jacinto counties. Hardin County and part of Montgomery …

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Grassley, Klobuchar and their colleagues will introduce bipartisan legislation to harness big tech

WASHINGTON – Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) Announced today that they will introduce bipartisan legislation to restore online competition by establishing common sense rules for dominant digital platforms to prevent them from abusing their market power to harm competition, online businesses and consumers. “While Big Tech has …

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PRO Law: Congress Must Consider Significant NLRA Changes

Last month, the US House of Representatives voted 225 to 206 to pass the Right to Organize Act (“PRO Act”). If enacted in its current form, the PRO Act would implement sweeping changes to the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), aimed at strengthening workers’ rights to organize and bargain collectively. …

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