President-Elect Joe Biden will nominate Representative Deb Haaland to head the Interior Department, according to a person familiar with the matter, and if confirmed by the Senate, she would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary.
Mexico's president is expected to ask U.S. President Joe Biden to consider having America share its vaccines with its southern neighbor at a virtual summit on Monday, U.S. and Mexican officials said. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Deb Haaland, Democratic congresswoman from New Mexico, who would be the first Native American Cabinet secretary if confirmed by the Senate, pledged to work together with President Joe Biden and his Cabinet secretaries.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) lashed out at Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) after he said he had doubts about Deb Haaland’s nomination to Secretary of the Interior, which comes on the heels of his opposition to the confirmation of Neera Tanedem to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
Ahead of Uttar Pradesh budget for the financial year 2021-2022, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on February 12 informed that the state government will present an E-Budget and ministers are being trained for the E-Cabinet. "It has been decided that upcoming sessions for State Assembly and Legislative Council will be digitised. Ministers are being trained for E-cabinet. We will make sure to present an E-budget this time," said CM Yogi while addressing Computer Society of India Awards 2020.
The government on Wednesday approved an increase in the minimum support price (MSP) of milling copra by Rs 375 per quintal and ball copra by Rs 300 per quintal to boost farmers' income. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the minimum support prices (MSPs) of copra for 2021 season. The MSP for fair average quality (FAQ) of milling copra has been increased to Rs 10,335 per quintal from Rs 9,960 per quintal for 2020 season, while the MSP for ball copra has been increased to Rs 10,600 per quintal from Rs 10,300 per quintal last year. Briefing the Cabinet decision, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said the MSP of milling copra is higher by 52 per cent than the production cost, while the support price of ball copra is 55 per cent higher.
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[NFA] A source familiar with the effort said there have been some preliminary discussions among some Cabinet members about invoking the 25th Amendment to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office. Rosanna Phillpot explains how it works.
Methamphetamine overdose deaths in the United States are on the rise. According to UPI, the deaths have increased nearly 30% from 2011 to 2018. The highest number of overdose deaths was seen among American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Non-Hispanic Whites had the second-highest number of overdose deaths. Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug that can be snorted, smoked, injected, or swallowed.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is planning to cancel the permit for the $9 billion Keystone XL pipeline project as one of his first acts in office, and perhaps as soon as his first day, according to a source familiar with his thinking. Bryan Wood reports.
The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog will review how the FBI and other law enforcement agencies prepared and responded to the storming of the U.S. Capitol by President Donald Trump's supporters, Inspector General Michael Horowitz said on Friday. This report produced by Colette Luke.
Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware tells CNN’s Dana Bash he will work to find other ways to raise the minimum wage after a key Senate official ruled that it couldn’t be included in the $1.9T covid relief bill.
President Joe Biden says Americans are “one step closer” to relief after the House voted to approve the $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package. CNN’s Joe Johns explains the president’s short remarks as the bill heads to the Senate.
In brief remarks on Saturday from the White House's Roosevelt Room, Biden said he called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to thank her for her support and urged the Senate to take up the American Rescue Plan quickly. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.
(CNN) Sen. Kamala Harris broke barriers as America's first female, first Black and first South Asian vice president-elect. But after her exit in January to join the Biden administration, there will be..