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Housing-strapped California debates density near job hubs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state’s housing..
Seattle Times - Published

Volodymyr Zelensky As Actor President – OpEd

The world is not so much a stage as a simulacrum for those who think it so. And if the stage goes bad, it is fitting that those who get thrown onto it change it in the most daring and provocative way...
Eurasia Review - Published

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Trump 'not inclined' to give tax returns to House panel: White House [Video]Trump 'not inclined' to give tax returns to House panel: White House

A White House spokesman said on Tuesday that President Trump is unlikely hand over his tax returns to lawmakers despite a final deadline from the Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means..

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IRS Fails To Meet Congressional Deadline [Video]IRS Fails To Meet Congressional Deadline

On Tuesday the deadline for the IRS to turn President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to a congressional tax oversight committee expired without lawmakers receiving the documents. Reuters reports..

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Washington passes bill to legalize human composting [Video]Washington passes bill to legalize human composting

Washington state lawmakers have passed a bill to allow human composting, according to CNN.

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Washington state passes bill that would allow human composting [Video]Washington state passes bill that would allow human composting

WASHINGTON — Washington state lawmakers have passed a bill to allow human composting, according to CNN. If Governor Jay Inslee decides to sign Senate Bill 5001 into law, it is to take effect on..

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"Moms Demand Action" group meets with lawmakers about gun-safety bills

Getting gun-control bills through Michigan's Republican-controlled legislature won't be easy. But a group of moms is still pushing hard to get support for what they're calling "red flag" bills.

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Gridlock Hampering Lawmakers In Session’s Home Stretch [Video]Gridlock Hampering Lawmakers In Session’s Home Stretch

Minnesota lawmakers are back at the State Capitol and heading for the home stretch of the 2019 legislative session -- but the outlook is not rosy, reports Pat Kessler (2:18). WCCO 4 News At 6 –April..

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State Lawmakers Approve Bill To Develop State Insurance Option [Video]State Lawmakers Approve Bill To Develop State Insurance Option

Colorado's House has sent to the governor a bill to develop a state-run health insurance option.

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Floods Threatening to Overtake Hawaii's Waikiki Beach [Video]Floods Threatening to Overtake Hawaii's Waikiki Beach

Elizabeth Keatinge tells us why Waikiki is under threat of floods.

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Extinction Rebellion: Extinction Rebellion: "We want the lawmakers to realize this is an absolute emergency"

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Legislative education task force would tackle issues in TN schools [Video]Legislative education task force would tackle issues in TN schools

Lawmakers are trying to create a new group that's sole purpose would be to solve legislative education issues on the state level.

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Argentina's solar farm reflects China's ambitions [Video]Argentina's solar farm reflects China's ambitions

A sign of China's rising influence in Latin America is the Cauchari solar project in Argentina, which is using technology and funding from China. Havovi Cooper and Cassandra Garrison report.

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The roadblocks facing Ukraine's comic new leader [Video]The roadblocks facing Ukraine's comic new leader

Former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy will formally assume Ukraine's presidency next month. But he doesn't have a single member of his own party in parliament yet, so the reform fever that swept him to..

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Trump sues to block House subpoena [Video]Trump sues to block House subpoena

President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit to keep U.S. lawmakers from obtaining his financial records, the latest salvo in what promises to be an escalating legal battle with Democrats in Congress...

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County Lawmakers React After 26 People Arrested Following 'Disturbance' At Eastpoint Mall Sunday Night [Video]County Lawmakers React After 26 People Arrested Following 'Disturbance' At Eastpoint Mall Sunday Night

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski has said they need to find a solution.

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Debate Begins On Bill To Make Colorado A Sanctuary State [Video]Debate Begins On Bill To Make Colorado A Sanctuary State

The legislation is so controversial Gov. Polis sent lawmakers a memo threatening to veto it if they didn't scale it back.

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Suffolk County Moves To Dramatically Cut Plastic Usage [Video]Suffolk County Moves To Dramatically Cut Plastic Usage

On Earth Day, bans on plastic items are in the spotlight in New York, with Long Island leading the way. Bags, straws, stirrers, Styrofoam, even intentionally releasing balloons have all been targeted..

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Md. Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Reauthorize Chesapeake Bay Gateway Program [Video]Md. Lawmakers Introduce Legislation To Reauthorize Chesapeake Bay Gateway Program

The Chesapeake Bay brings in billions to our economy and is a large part of Maryland's way of life.

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Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO) discusses the Mueller report and the new generation of lawmakers in Congress [Video]Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO) discusses the Mueller report and the new generation of lawmakers in Congress

Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., sits down with Anne Trujillo to discuss the Mueller report, his work on the STATES Act and what it's like being part of a group of fresh faces making waves in the..

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Trump shrugs off impeachment concerns [Video]Trump shrugs off impeachment concerns

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was "not even a little bit" worried about impeachment, as House Democrats gathered to discuss the best way forward after last week's release of the..

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Suffolk County Moves To Reduce Plastic Usage [Video]Suffolk County Moves To Reduce Plastic Usage

Bags, straws, stirrers, styrofoam, even intentionally releasing balloons have all been targeted by lawmakers to reduce plastic usage. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.

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State Lawmakers Consider Rent Control [Video]State Lawmakers Consider Rent Control

The bill would cap some rents around Colorado.

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UK's Parliament Votes To Take Control Of Brexit [Video]UK's Parliament Votes To Take Control Of Brexit

According to Reuters, British lawmakers are expected to win a vote in parliament, to take control of Brexit.

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UK PM Theresa May Is Treading On Very Thin Ice Indeed [Video]UK PM Theresa May Is Treading On Very Thin Ice Indeed

As the chaos that is Brexit continues, a top member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party is to tell her in the coming week that she must step down by the end of June--or her lawmakers..

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Lawmakers Strive To Protect Homeowners From Having Their Digital Assistants Hacked [Video]Lawmakers Strive To Protect Homeowners From Having Their Digital Assistants Hacked

As internet-connected devices become more and more popular, it follows that there is more personal data floating around.

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Oakland Police, Lawmakers Get Tough On Illegal Sideshow Particpants [Video]Oakland Police, Lawmakers Get Tough On Illegal Sideshow Particpants

Law enforcement in Oakland were stepping up patrols to avoid a repeat of a last weekend's violent sideshow. Katie Nielsen tells us what they're doing, and about a bill that, if passed, will increase..

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House Democrats wrestle with White House over investigations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he doesn’t want either aides or former aides testifying to Congress because of lawmakers’ partisanship. Trump’s remarks to The Washington Post..
Seattle Times - Published

Egypt: Referendum Extending El-Sisi Rule To 2030 Wasses With 88 Percent Of Vote

Egypt’s election commission says voters have approved constitutional amendments allowing President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to remain in power until 2030. Lasheen Ibrahim, the head of the commission,..
Eurasia Review - Published

Iranian parliament labels entire US military as terrorist

Iranian lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill that labels all US military forces as terrorist, state TV reported, a day after Washington ratcheted up pressure on Tehran by announcing that no..
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Treasury's Mnuchin misses congressional deadline to hand over Trump tax returns

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin failed to meet a final congressional deadline on Tuesday for turning over President Donald Trump's tax returns to lawmakers, setting the stage for a possible..
Reuters India - Published

Japanese lawmakers visit Yasukuni Shrine


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Trump 'not inclined' to release tax returns despite Congress' deadline: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump is unlikely hand over his tax returns to lawmakers despite a Tuesday deadline facing the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service, the White House said, even as a..
Reuters India - Published

Iran lawmakers authorise firm action against U.S. "terrorist" acts

Iran's parliament passed a bill on Tuesday requiring the government take firm steps to respond to "terrorist actions" by U.S. forces, state TV reported, retaliating against Washington's blacklisting of..
Reuters India - Published

U.S. Congress deadline looms for release of Trump tax returns

The U.S. Treasury and Internal Revenue Service faced a final deadline on Tuesday for handing over President Donald Trump's tax returns to Democrats in Congress, in a showdown that could mire the..
Reuters India - Published

Trump sues to block U.S. Congress subpoena for his financial records

President Donald Trump on Monday filed suit to keep U.S. lawmakers from obtaining his financial records, the first salvo in what promises to be an escalating legal battle with Democrats in Congress.
Reuters India - Published

United States: Changes In Labor And Employment Bills Affecting Connecticut Employers - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

Lawmakers in Connecticut are considering several proposed bills in the state House and Senate that would significantly impact employers if enacted.
Mondaq - Published

Newsmaker: Landslide election victory thrusts Ukrainian comedian into limelight

In a popular Ukrainian TV series, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy played a president who is scrupulously honest and outwits crooked lawmakers and shadowy businessmen who try to stand in his way.
Reuters India - Published

UK PM Theresa May to be told to quit by top Conservative: Sunday Times

A top member of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will tell her in the coming week that she must step down by the end of June or her lawmakers will try again to depose her, the Sunday..
Reuters India - Published

U.S. lawmakers to get long-awaited analysis of new NAFTA deal

U.S. lawmakers and economists are awaiting a key analysis of the economic impacts of the new North American trade deal, expected to be published late on Thursday and to show minimal gains at best for..
Reuters India - Published

Explainer: Betting on the past? Europe decides on connected car standards

The European Commission's push to implement a Wi-Fi standard for connected cars has won the support of lawmakers in a victory for Germany's Volkswagen, although competitor BMW and other backers of a..
Reuters India - Published

Bosnian Serbs vote to form reserve police seen as threat by Muslims

Bosnian Serb lawmakers voted on Thursday to introduce reserve police forces, a move seen as a security threat by Muslim Bosniaks living in Bosnia's autonomous Serb Republic.
Reuters India - Published

EU lawmakers back wifi-based car standard in win for Volkswagen

The European Commission's push for a wifi-based standard for cars backed by Volkswagen took a big step forward on Wednesday after EU lawmakers endorsed wifi over 5G technology promoted by BMW and..
Reuters India - Published

EU lawmakers okay minimum rights for gig economy workers

The European Parliament on Tuesday approved a law setting minimum rights for workers in the "gig economy", a move that may benefit Uber drivers, Deliveroo and Just Eat food couriers and others.
Reuters India - Published

Russian lawmakers approve new Internet law

Russia's lower house of parliament approved on Tuesday the third reading of a draft law that aims to increase Moscow's sovereignty over its Internet segment and defend against foreign meddling,..
Reuters India - Published

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says 'analyzing the law' on Trump tax return request

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday he will follow the law regarding Congress' request for U.S. President Donald Trump's tax returns but reiterated his concerns about lawmakers'..
Reuters India - Published

US lawmakers greet Sikhs on Vaisakhi


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Iran says recent floods caused up to $2.5 billion in damage

Floods caused by heavy rain across Iran in recent weeks have caused an estimated $2.5 billion in damage to roads, bridges, homes and agricultural land, state media cited ministers as telling lawmakers..
Reuters India - Published

Brexit crisis reveals flaws in UK's political system as lawmakers struggle to resolve uncertainty around deal with EU

As a symbol of the woes of Britain's Brexit-era democracy, it could hardly be bettered.
Firstpost - Published

70 British lawmakers appeal to govt to hand over Assange to Sweden

[UK], Apr 13 (ANI): Around 70 lawmakers on Saturday urged the British government to hand over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the Swedish authorities.
Sify - Published

US mulled releasing migrants in 'sanctuary cities'

US President Donald Trumps top aides considered an idea to pressure immigration agencies to release apprehended migrants into so-called sanctuary cities represented by Democratic lawmakers, a media..
Sify - Published

Watch out parliament, Farage warns at launch of new Brexit Party

Nigel Farage, one of the leaders of a campaign to leave the European Union, launched a new Brexit Party on Friday, promising to put "the fear of God" into lawmakers he accused of betraying Britain's..
Reuters India - Published

US lawmakers introduce legislation that aims at treating India as a NATO ally

The legislation also seeks to advance the US-India strategic relationship.
Zee News - Published

U.S. lawmakers propose bill to fight bias in tech companies' algorithms

U.S. lawmakers proposed a bill on Wednesday that would require major tech companies to detect and remove any discriminatory biases embedded in their computer models, underscoring Washington's growing..
Reuters India - Published

U.S. looking 'very closely' at Qatar-Air Italy deal: Pompeo

The United States is scrutinizing state-owned Qatar Airways' acquisition of a 49 percent stake in Air Italy, which has been flying to U.S. destinations since June in a move seen by U.S. lawmakers as..
Reuters India - Published

U.S. lawmakers grill bank CEOs on social issues

Chief executives of some of the largest U.S. banks faced off with the House Financial Services committee for the first time since the financial crisis on Wednesday armed with the healthy balance..
Reuters India - Published

Barr says U.S. intel spied on Trump's 2016 campaign, Democrats push back

Attorney General William Barr said on Wednesday he would look into whether U.S. agencies illegally spied on President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, but acknowledged under sharp questioning by lawmakers..
Reuters India - Published

Barr cites 'spying' on 2016 Trump campaign, says Mueller report due next week

U.S. Attorney General William Barr sparred with lawmakers on Wednesday over whether "spying" occurred on President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, and said that a redacted version of Special..
Reuters India - Published

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