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Curtis bipartisan, bicameral anti-meth legislation is signed into law

Bipartisan, bicameral legislation introduced by U.S. Representative John Curtis (R-UT) that declares methamphetamine an emerging drug threat requiring a national plan became law Monday with the president’s signature. “I am proud to have helped push this legislation through Congress and into law,” Rep. Curtis said. On March 14, President Joe …

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IQ Financial Advisor – Content Page

Industry lobby group applauds Ministry of Labourthe failure of the courts to strike down a Trump-era rule on the distinction between employees and independent contractors. On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruled that the DOL’s decision last May to delay and withdraw its independent …

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Government funding bill passed by Congress includes millions for Northwest Interior projects

WASHINGTON — After launching the box on the road for six months with stopgap measures, last week Congress finally did its most fundamental job and passed a $1.5 trillion bill to fund the government. federal. The legislation was notable for several reasons, including avoiding a government shutdown and funding President …

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Congress Passes 2022 Government Funding Legislation

Finally: Congress passes the 2022 government funding legislation. This week, Congress passed a $1.5 trillion omnibus funding bill (HR 2471), setting the stage for fully funding the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2022. The appropriations package marks the first time that President Joe Biden and the Democratic-controlled …

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US: Congress Passes Federal Law Restricting Arbitration Agreements for Sexual Assault, Harassment Claims

A new law invalidating and unenforceable pre-dispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers covering allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment has passed Congress and is heading to President Joe Biden’s desk. The Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Forced Arbitration Act of 2021 amends the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) to …

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Only 15% of Congress rate 100% on conservative family report card

Taking precedence over the 2022 congressional midterm elections, a new congressional report card from a leading conservative family group has revealed that only 79 of the 535 members of the House and Senate have a score of 100. % and more – 184 – a rate of 0%, the worst …

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Did US lobbyists help Vladimir Putin win in Congress? You’ll never know. –Mother Jones

Mother Jones; Dmitry Azarov/Sipa/AP; Sean Gallup/Getty Fight misinformation. Get a daily recap of important facts. Register for free Mother Jones newsletter. As Vladimir Putin threatens Ukraine, the fate of a 764-mile pipeline under the Baltic Sea has to become one of the main foreign policy concerns of the United States …

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Congress Restricts Arbitration Agreements for Sexual Assaults

Friday, February 11, 2022 A new law invalidating and unenforceable pre-dispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers covering allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment has passed Congress and is heading to President Joe Biden’s desk. The Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Forced Arbitration Act of 2021 amends the Federal …

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With Breyer’s retirement, the US Congress has lost its Supreme Court champion

Last week, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer announced he would be retiring from the United States Supreme Court after nearly 30 years. Lauren C. Bell writes that while Breyer’s departure is unlikely to change the Court’s 6-3 conservative-liberal divide, it does mean the Court will lose its member most determined to …

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Progressive star Nina Turner is running for Congress again

Nina Turna former Ohio state senator with a staunch progressive following, challenges Rep. Shontel Brown in the Ohio Democratic primary in May, setting up a rematch of their closely watched showdown last August. Turner plans to make the case that her status as a fighter capable of inspiring grassroots enthusiasm …

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Sinema faces backlash from Democratic Party after blocking news on suffrage legislation

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is facing new heat from those who helped elect her after she and West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin were the only two this week Democrats to vote against filibuster reform, thereby derailing the passage of voting rights legislation. The narrow Democratic majority in the Senate meant …

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Voting rights legislation stalled again in Senate – Deadline

UPDATE, 7:26 p.m. PT: Democrats’ efforts to pass voting rights legislation have again been stalled in the Senate, as they failed to win a change in filibuster rules that would have allowed them to approve bills in simple majority. The failure of the legislation was expected, after Sen. Kyrsten Sinema …

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Frankly: ‘I was attacked during the 2016 campaign simply because I was a Muslim,’ says Huma Abedin, former Hillary Clinton staffer

DUBAI: Some US politicians made Muslims the bogeyman in the 2016 election won by former President Donald Trump, a prominent American Muslim has told Arab News. Huma Abedin, chief of staff to defeated Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton, said she endured calls for her investigation by a Republican congressman in …

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Senate Democrats pledge to build muscle through voting rights legislation. A look at what their proposals would do

But to do so, he must accomplish a near impossible feat of persuading reluctant senators in his own caucus to change the rules of the chamber to bypass the 60-vote threshold needed to overcome repeated blockades of bills by Republicans. Despite backing the voting measures, two of his fellow Democrats …

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Former Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway joins Jake Corman’s campaign for governor

Mandated staff members take official portraits at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House, Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Washington, DC (Official White House photo by Stephanie Chasez) A nationally recognized pollster who was a top advisor and campaign manager to former President Donald Trump is joining State …

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One year after insurgency, Senator Markey says Congress must pass voting rights bill

Senator Ed Markey said Democrats are determined to pass federal voting rights legislation – despite unanimous opposition from Republicans in the Senate. The Massachusetts Democrat said the bill was especially needed now, as Republican-led legislatures in several states passed laws to make it harder to vote – and easier to …

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Boebert touts anti-vaccine mandate and pro-gun priorities as re-election campaign emerges

United States Representative Lauren Boebert held a tightly-controlled New Years Day press conference in the Community Hall of the Home Loan State Bank in downtown Grand Junction, where she announced her intention to be re-elect in 2022. She said she ran for Congress two years ago because she didn’t want …

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The campaign of the poor continues to fight to rebuild better

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – AUG 23: Rev. William Barber II speaks during the Democratic Presidential Committee (DNC) Summer Meeting on August 23, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Thirteen of the Democratic presidential candidates speak at the DNC summer meeting.Photo: Justin sullivan (Getty Images) The Build Back Better Act status is …

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Why electing Christy Smith to Congress is essential

LONG BEACH – In a tweet early Friday morning, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia announced he would run for the Congressional seat currently held by Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-CA47), who yesterday announced he was withdrawing from Congress. Hi everyone, I am running for Congress. My mother brought me to this …

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Randi Weingarten wants you to forget about his school closure campaign

American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten has been trying to erase her role in shutting down schools for months, but her track record shows that she has done everything to stay in the good grace of the Biden administration and his tyrannical COVID regime. In a New York Times …

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Jayapal laments that progressives “don’t have enough control” in Congress

Amid a series of setbacks this week, Representative Pramila Jayapal acknowledged that progressive lawmakers are currently limited in their ability to advance a pro-working class agenda – an implicit endorsement by Senator Joe Manchin’s advice to elect more left-wing candidates if the goal is to win transformative policies that are …

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Califf goes to Congress – POLITICO

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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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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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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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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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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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Governor DeSantis signs law against Covid-19 warrants

Flanked by Republican legislative leaders, DeSantis officially made Florida the first state with a law to impose fines on businesses and hospitals that require a Covid-19 vaccination without exemptions or alternatives. DeSantis enacted the legislative package a day after Republican lawmakers passed his anti-mandate platform in a swift special session …

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GOP’s Cannabis Bill Officially Filed in Congress (Newsletter: November 16, 2021)

DEA once again boosts the production of psychedelics; OH medical marijuana expansion bill; Study: Cannabis legalization did not increase traffic accidents Subscribe to receive the Marijuana Moment newsletter delivered to your inbox every morning of the week. It’s the best way to find out which cannabis stories are shaping the …

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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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School board member wants Anchorage school board to condemn national group over stance on “parents as terrorists”

The National School Boards Association is a federation of state associations of school boards across the United States. Almost all school boards across the country are dues-paying members. Some school boards are disconnecting from the mothership, after the national group infers that parent activists are national terrorists and need the …

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