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Takeaway: Trump tightens grip on GOP, narrow Squad win | National government and new policies

By BRIAN SLODYSKO – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After an uneven start, that of Donald Trump The election-year revenge tour succeeded in ousting Republican members of Congress, boosting Trump-backed “America First” candidates who pushed back against the establishment, and tightening his grip on the party. Meanwhile, Ron Johnson, the …

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the former head of the federal government wants to abolish the national department of education

Because protecting private, for-profit education was what the Department of Education under Trump did (see Florida). X What if we gave teachers a fraction of the attention and support we give the police? How about 100,000 new teachers, with supports for community colleges and public schools to prepare and accelerate …

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Pentagon Rejects DC’s Request for National Guard Migrant Aid | Government and politics

By LOLITA C. BALDOR – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has rejected a request from the District of Columbia asking for help from the National Guard in what the mayor called a “growing humanitarian crisis” caused by thousands of migrants being bused into the city from two southern …

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Pence touts Wisconsin GOP gubernatorial candidate Kleefisch | Government and politics

By SCOTT BAUER – Associated Press PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) – Former Vice President Mike Pence campaigned Wednesday with his Republican primary pick for Wisconsin governor on the battlefield, calling Rebecca Kleefisch a “proven conservative” as she takes on an opponent endorsed by Donald Trump. Trump plans to hold a Friday …

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Arizona official refutes review that counted 282 dead voters | Fremont Tribune – Government and Politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Monday his investigators found only one dead voter after thoroughly reviewing findings from a partisan review of the 2020 election that found 282 ballots were reportedly cast in the name of a deceased person. …

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Loyalty to Trump defines Republican Senate primary in Arizona | Government and politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — An interviewer asked the Republican Senate candidate from Arizona Blake Masters choose a “subversive thinker” that people should know more about. The masters thought about it and came up with a risky answer for someone running for office. “I’m probably …

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Arizona Attorney General’s race wide open in GOP primaries | National government and new policies

By ANITA SNOW – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The race for Arizona’s attorney general is wide open as Tuesday’s primaries approach, with six Republicans and just one Democrat eyeing a job that could have played an outsized role on issues like as abortion and the integrity of elections. Term …

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US government sued over Trump’s zero tolerance policy

Plaintiffs seek damages for ‘significant and lasting trauma’ caused to parents and children Thousands of families have been torn apart under the zero tolerance policy announced by the Trump administration in 2018. Under this policy, every migrant – including asylum seekers – attempting to cross the US border anywhere other …

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GOP warms up to far-right gubernatorial candidate in Pennsylvania | Government and politics

By MARC LEVY – Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans are bracing for Doug Mastriano. When he crushed a field of nine people to win the GOP nomination for Pennsylvania governor in May, some party members warned that Mastriano’s far-right views on everything from abortion to the 2020 presidential …

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To tackle the drug crisis, the government must secure the southern border

OOur country has used the COVID-19 pandemic to cripple our economy for a year and a half and demonize fellow citizens deemed non-compliant or insufficiently serious about the virus and the measures ordered to stop it. Even as vaccines became available and the virus became less severe and more contained, …

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Abortion rights group opposes efforts to reinstate Arizona ban | Government and politics

PHOENIX (AP) — Planned Parenthood Arizona said in a legal filing Wednesday that courts must “harmonize” the state’s two different abortion laws after Attorney General Mark Brnovich ruled last week to reinstate a ban almost complete procedure dating back more than a century. On July 13, Brnovich asked a Tucson …

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Yellen denounces China’s trade practices during his visit to South Korea | National government and new policies

By FATIMA HUSSEIN and HYUNG-JIN KIM – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and South Korea should deepen their trade relationship to avoid letting other countries use their market positions to unfair advantage, Treasury Secretary Janet said Tuesday. Yellen during a visit where she also urged …

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The feds can’t force Tennessee and 19 other states to allow biological men to compete on women’s sports teams and use girls’ showers and locker rooms

Nashville-In a federal lawsuit filed by Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and the attorneys general of 19 other states, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee barred the U.S. Department of Education and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to enforce new, expanded and illegal advice on …

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Brnovich Asks Judge for Power to Criminally Charge Abortion Physicians | Government and politics

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking a Pima County judge to immediately restore his power and the power of local prosecutors to bring criminal charges against doctors who perform abortions. In legal documents filed Wednesday, Brnovich argues that the only reason the Arizona Court of Appeals barred enforcement of …

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HEALTH CARE NEWSLETTER: Abortion travel protections to get votes

On Thursday, Senate Democrats will try — and likely fail — to pass a bill that would prevent states from restricting women from traveling out of state to get abortions. Democratic leaders in both houses are pushing to vote on similar bills to ensure that anyone living in a state …

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The government is struggling to hire

Data: BLS via Julia Pollak, chief economist at ZipRecruiter; Graphic: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals “We’re losing staff and we’re unable to replace them,” a New Jersey teacher told Axios, helping explain what’s happening with the resumption of government jobs — she’s lagging behind. Driving the news: While the number of jobs …

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Feds suing Arizona over new election law

The US Department of Justice sued the state of Arizona on Tuesday over new voting rules that federal officials say violate civil rights laws. Signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey earlier this year, Bill 2492 requires certain voters to submit proof of citizenship when registering to vote using a …

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Froma Harrop: Moral whites at the center of our government

Perhaps the most permanent image that emerged from Tuesday’s hearing on the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol was that of shaved Chief of Staff Mark Meadows rushing to help Donald Trump overthrow the United States government. What do you want sir ? Do you want me to call …

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FBI Subpoenas Records of Arizona Republican Senate Speaker | Fremont Tribune – Government and Politics

By BOB CHRISTIE and JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — FBI agents investigating events surrounding former President Donald Trump’s efforts to reverse his 2020 election defeat have subpoenaed Arizona Senate Speaker Karen Fann, who orchestrated a discredited examination of the election. A second Republican senator who aggressively …

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FREYR expands Norwegian plant plans, government agrees to support

FREYR is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Image: NYSE. FREYR Battery is set to move forward with the construction of its first battery gigafactory in Norway, having received assurances of financial and strategic support from the country’s government. The Norway-headquartered battery cell manufacturing startup said it had sanctioned …

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Judges side with doctors convicted in pain schemes | National government and new policies

By MARK SHERMAN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled on Monday to doctors facing criminal charges for over-prescribing strong painkillers in a case resulting from the opioid addiction crisis. Judge Stephen Breyer wrote for the court that prosecutors must prove doctors knew they were illegally prescribing …

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Arizona teachers won’t face new boundaries teaching about race and ethnicity next year | Arizona and Area News

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the legislation had been approved. He actually missed a vote due to the absence of a legislator. PHOENIX — Arizona teachers won’t face new rules this school year about how they can teach about race and ethnicity because a …

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Lawmakers rewrite Ducey’s plan for $1 billion for new water | National government and new policies

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan to create a new state agency to boost the desert state’s increasingly strained water supply has turned into a plan to to empower an existing state entity to leverage and distribute a billion dollar new credit. The entity is a shadowy agency …

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Raffensperger of Georgia among witnesses for upcoming 6/1 hearing | National government and new policies

By FARNOUSH AMIRI – Associated Press Georgian Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is due to testify before the House committee on Tuesday January 6 about the extraordinary pressure he came under from former President Donald Trump to “find 11,780” votes that could swing the state to prevent Joe Biden’s election …

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January 6 committee targets Pence, Ginni Thomas | National government and new policies

By HOPE YEN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House committee members are investigating the Capitol Riot said on Sunday that they could subpoena former Vice President Mike Pence and were awaiting news from Virginia “Ginni” Thomasthe wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, about her role in the illegal …

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Arizona AG’s Effort to Demand Overhaul of Election Rules Denied | United States government and politics

By BOB CHRISTIE – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona judge on Friday denied Republican Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s request to order Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs to make a major rewrite of a nearly 300-page document that explains to county election officials how to handle the 2022 …

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Bill Advances for Truth and Healing Commission Regarding Abuse at Government-Run Residential Schools

A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would create a commission to investigate historic abuses at Indian boarding schools, despite Republican concerns about the commission’s scope and power. Cronkite News Digest reports that the Truth and Healing Commission would investigate federal and mission boarding schools, which …

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NIH to Host Virtual Stakeholder Engagement Meeting on U.S. Government Oversight Policies for Dual-Use Research of Concern

Media Advisory Tuesday, June 14, 2022 What National Institutes of Health to Host Virtual Stakeholder Engagement Meeting on U.S. Government Agenda dual-use life science research oversight policies of concern (DURC). DURC is life science research that, based on current knowledge, may reasonably yield knowledge, information, products or technologies that could …

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Here’s an easy way to help the surveillance government. Tell Governor Ige not to blow it up

When the editorial board of Civil Beat last wrote about Senate Bill 3252on February 22, it still had to go through the state Senate, the state House of Representatives, and be approved by both houses in the conference committee to pass. It’s no small set of hurdles, and most bills …

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White supremacists annoy thousands on social media | National government and new policies

By AMANDA SEITZ – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media posts are a distinct type. They darkly hint that the CIA or FBI are behind it mass shootings. They traffic in racist, sexist and homophobic tropes. They relish the prospect of a “white boy summer.” Nationalists and white supremacists, …

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Here Weed Go! is back with a new episode | Government and politics

The latest episode of the Arizona Daily Star’s national cannabis podcast, “Here Weed Go!,” is here! Cannabis host and writer Eddie Celaya takes a closer look at the growing movement to erase marijuana-related convictions and is joined by Caroline Isaacs, the executive director of Just Communities Arizona and Martin Hutchins, …

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House GOP seeks school funding overhaul and voucher expansion | National government and new policies

PHOENIX (AP) — Majority Republicans in the Arizona House are working to finalize a deal that would dramatically increase funding for K-12 public schools and enact a major expansion of the state’s private school voucher system. ‘State. Republicans who hold a majority in the House have yet to agree, but …

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Business and government leaders explain why people are moving to growth-friendly states like Montana

Richard Bernstein Advisors Deputy CIO Dan Suzuki provides an overview of the stock market. States like Montana, Idaho and Utah have grown faster than most of the rest of the country, which Montana’s political and business leaders have attributed to both lifestyle, environment commercial and state policy. “As people are …

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Trump backs Arizona candidate who echoes 2020 election lies | Government and politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER and JILL COLVIN – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Donald Trump on Thursday approved an investor Blake Masters in the crowded Republican Senate primary in Arizona, citing the candidate’s strident support for Trump’s lies about the 2020 election. The former president said in a statement that …

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AZ Senate Republicans block gun background check vote attempt | Government and politics

PHOENIX — Senate Republicans on Tuesday rescinded a bid to force a vote on legislation banning people from buying guns unless they have a background check first. The party line vote came on a bid by Sen. Martin Quezada, D-Glendale, to get a roll-call vote on his SB 1546. It …

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Exchange: The problem of water supply in Casa Grande takes a new turn | National government and new policies

PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly a year after the Arizona Department of Water Resources announced it would not approve new certificates of supply for groundwater use in the active management area de Pinal, local groups are pushing back against the agency’s findings, and developers have found a way to continue building …

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Joe Biden appoints 3 men to be US Marshals in Georgia | Government and politics

ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday named police chiefs in Savannah and Perry and a former DeKalb County sheriff to serve as U.S. marshals in Georgia’s three federal court districts. Each must be confirmed by the US Senate before taking office. The men would oversee U.S. Marshals Service …

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‘Horrible’ conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting | Fremont Tribune – Government and Politics

By DAVID KLEPPER and ALI SWENSON – Associated Press PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — Now it’s as predictable as calls to thought and prayer: A mass shooting leaves many dead, and wild conspiracy theories and misinformation about the carnage soon follow. It happened after sand hookafter Parkafter the shooting in the …

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Hillicon Valley — Government lacks ransomware data

Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) released a report Tuesday that shows the federal government lacks comprehensive data on cryptocurrency-related ransomware attacks. Separately, a group of activists staged a protest at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) summit on Tuesday to draw attention to the company’s work with immigration agencies and law enforcement …

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Offices including that of Secretary of State disputed in Alabama | United States government and politics

By JAY REEVES – Associated Press Campaigns for the United States Senate and governor have garnered the most attention ahead of Tuesday’s primary in Alabama, but five other statewide races are on the ballot. With multiple candidates in some races, some nominations may not be decided until the second round …

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Ginni Thomas’ emails delve deeper into her involvement in the 2020 election | Fremont Tribune – Government and Politics

By MARK SHERMAN and JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia “Ginni” Thomas wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and a conservative political activist, urged Republican lawmakers in Arizona after the 2020 presidential election to choose their own voters list, arguing the results giving Joe Biden …

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Court weighs dispute over online publication of voting records | United States government and politics

By MORGAN LEE – Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — A conservative-backed foundation that aims to publish online voter registration records across the country urged a federal judge on Tuesday to overrule objections from New Mexico election regulators who say the initiative violates state law and would discourage people from …

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Biden praises Greece for its leadership after the invasion of Russia | Fremont Tribune – Government and Politics

By AAMER MADHANI and ZEKE MILLER – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday thanked Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis for his country’s “moral leadership” in the aftermath of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine as the two men spoke Monday at the House Blanche on the current conflict. …

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Tucson veterans face housing crisis, fewer affordable choices | Government and politics

Pima County veterans are finding fewer rental options here, and about 150 were moved out last year because they couldn’t afford where they lived. He’s not a trend veteran that Dennis Hoban wants to join. Hoban, 75, lives at The Place at Wilmot North, a 55-plus compound that includes veterans …

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Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $75.98 Million

Brokers expect Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (NYSE:DEA – Get a rating) will announce revenue of $75.98 million for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have made earnings estimates for Easterly Government Properties. The lowest sales estimate is $75.05 million and the highest is $77.38 million. Easterly’s government properties posted …

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Democrats seek criminal charges against Trump Interior chief | National government and new policies

PA WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee asked the Ministry of Justice t Wednesday to investigate whether a Trump administration interior secretary engaged in possible criminal conduct while he helping an Arizona developer secure a crucial permit for a housing project. The criminal referral says David …

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Arizona high court pushes to disqualify GOP lawmakers | National government and new policies

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court on Monday rejected an attempt to disqualify three Republican lawmakers from this year’s ballot because of their role in planning or participating in a rally that led to the unprecedented attack against Congress on January 6, 2021. The decision means U.S. Representatives Paul …

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Abbott says the feds should cover the cost of educating undocumented students in Texas public schools

(TEXAS GRANDSTAND) – Govt. Greg Abbott wants the federal government to pay for the public education of undocumented students in Texas schools, arguing that President Joe Biden’s administration’s decision to lift the Title 42 policy later this month will lead to an influx of immigrants across the border which is …

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Players Bet $492 Million in February, Arizona Receives $670,000 in Taxes | Government and politics

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizonans bet nearly $492 million on sporting events in February and recouped all but $24 million of that money, a slight drop at the end of professional football except for the Super Bowl on February 13. Tuesday’s report from the Arizona Department of Gaming on the sixth …

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Supreme Court rules against Boston in Christian flag case | Government and politics

By MARK SHERMAN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that Boston violated a conservative activist’s free speech rights by denying his request to fly a Christian flag from a flagpole outside the hotel. of town. Judge Stephen Breyer wrote for the court that the …

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Allister Adel, former Maricopa County prosecutor, dies at 45 | National government and new policies

PA PHOENIX (AP) — Former Maricopa County District Attorney Allister Adel, who recently resigned amid controversy over his performance in office, died Saturday of unspecified health complications, his family said. She was 45 years old. Adel’s husband, David DeNitto, said in a statement released on behalf of the family that …

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UPDATES: Coronavirus developments in the Tucson area, April 29: What we know | Government and politics

Arizona Daily Star As the spread of the coronavirus continues, here are the latest updates from Southern Arizona. Limitation of emergency powers for future governors awaits Ducey’s signature Arizona coronavirus cases, mapped by county: April 27 People also read… Arizona lawmakers approve religious freedom bill despite discrimination concerns Arizona coronavirus …

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Wisconsin Election Inquiry May or May Not Be Over | Government and politics

By SCOTT BAUER – Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) – One of some reviews of the 2020 elections pushed by Republicans may be coming to an end in Wisconsin — or not. A special investigator The taxpayer-funded contract to review President Joe Biden’s victory in the battleground state is due …

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Public spending is out of control

COURTESY IMAGE purely political, By James Buckley It should be clear by now that the so-called “national debt” – $31.4 trillion at yesterday’s count, but who’s counting? Certainly no one in government – will ever be reimbursed or reduced in any real way. Overspending has been a way of life …

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FAA failure to notify Capitol of parachute stunt led to alert | National government and new policies

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and ZEKE MILLER – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration says he is looking into a communications breakdown that led police to believe a plane carrying military paratroopers for a stunt at a baseball stadium was “a likely threat”, prompting an emergency alert and …

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Cash-strapped Arizona lawmakers seek options to resolve budget stalemate | National government and new policies

By BOB CHRISTIE – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is teeming with cash, but lawmakers have been at an impasse over the state’s budget for the coming year for weeks and are now looking for unusual solutions to try to break the impasse. . Republicans who hold only one …

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Texts Show Utah Senator Lee’s Early Work to Cancel Election | United States government and politics

PA SALT LAKE CITY, AP — Utah Sen. Mike Lee worked on early efforts to overturn the 2020 election results, helping advance legally dodgy plans to keep President Donald Trump in power, before to change course and reverse quickly. His efforts, revealed in text messages obtained by the House panel …

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Nevada Panel Supports Funding to Expand Sisolak Security Team | United States government and politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state panel has approved an agency’s request for funding to expand Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak’s security team. Tuesday’s review board vote forwards the Department of Public Safety’s $373,051 request to the Legislature’s interim finance committee, on Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. The department wants to expand …

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Legislature Set to Add New Teacher Certification Pathways | United States government and politics

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona legislature may soon approve changes to the teacher certification process designed to address a shortage of classroom instructors by allowing more people without regular teacher training to lead a class. The Republican-backed proposal has already passed the Senate and received initial approval after vigorous debate …

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Colorado Republicans back election denier for Senate primary | United States government and politics

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI – Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Republicans in Colorado voted on Saturday to put on their U.S. Senate primary ballot a state representative who attended the Jan. 6 rally that preceded the attack on the U.S. Capitol and who supports former President Donald Trump’s lies …

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GSA Leads the Way for National Carbon Standards in Building Materials

On March 30, 2022, the General Services Administration (“GSA”) announcement the first-ever national standards for “clean” concrete and asphalt that apply to all new GSA-funded projects using more than 10 cubic yards of concrete or asphalt. Acting pursuant to guidelines set forth in Executive Order 14057, Catalyzing Clean Energy Industries …

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Government rejects Labor calls to ration gas in response to Ukraine invasion

Grant Shapps ruled out petrol rationing in interview with BBC’s Clive Myrie There will be no energy rationing in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the UK government has said. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said he could “completely” rule out limiting the amount of oil and gas people are allowed …

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Arizona Sports Betting Revenue Surpasses $500 Million in January | National government and new policies

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizonans haven’t stopped embracing the state’s entry into legalized sports betting, depositing $564 million in January wagers and recouping $522 million, the vast majority from licensed online applications to professional state sports teams and Native American tribes. the gaming department monthly report on the results of the …

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Government Technology Names Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers of 2022

The annual awards program honors visionary technology leaders in the public sector. SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, USA, March 30, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Government Technology The magazine today announced its 2022 Top Doers, Dreamers and Drivers. Now in its 21st year, the 25 winners of this year’s Top 25 are 23 individuals and …

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One World Government released “Heads Held High” music video; Talk about love and spirituality

One World Government, an emerging rock band, has come up with a song, “Heads Held High,” which deals with an undeniably vital subject for rock music fans. (ProNewsReport Editorial): – Gilbert, Arizona March 26, 2022 (Issuewire.com) – One world governmentjust a month ago released one of the spiritually uplifting songs …

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DVIDS – News – Fort Huachuca collaborates with government and non-governmental organizations through the Sentinel Landscapes Partnership

FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz. – Fort Huachuca and the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence hosted U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) personnel; the integration of Ministry of Defense environmental preparedness and protection; National and State Natural Resources Conservation Service; and University of Arizona College of Environment and Life Sciences (UofA), March …

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Russian-Ukrainian war fails to fuel Biden’s rebound: AP-NORC poll | Government and politics

By HANNAH FINGERHUT – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Joe Biden meets with key allies in Brussels to coordinate a stronger response to Russia’s month-long assault on Ukraine, a new poll shows Americans are not standing still. still rallied to his leadership. Concern for Russia has swelled and …

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Covid 19 response: Interview with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on what the government did right and wrong

March 17, 2022 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says vaccine warrants and passes are unlikely to be used as widely as before and Cabinet will consider traffic light settings next week. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she wishes the government had “brought more people with us” in its response to the …

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Column | Sunshine on Government keeps you informed | Opinion

A new Pennsylvania law protects your right to be told about issues that government officials plan to deliberate or act in public meetings. This means that you are warned that township supervisors may accept a cell tower behind your house. Or that the county might increase your taxes. Or that …

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Arizona bill allowing lethal force for property damage fails | National government and new policies

FILE – In this January 31, 2017 file photo, Arizona State Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita sits during a legislative session at the Capitol in Phoenix. A bill sponsored by Ugenti-Rita, put to a vote Monday, March 7, 2022, would allow business owners or their employees to use deadly force to defend …

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Column by Tim Steller: Attacks on Journalists for Political Purposes Grow | Government and politics

My longtime friend and colleague Reyna Ramírez, a Sonoran who covered López Obrador’s press conferences, told me that after interviewing the president in May 2020, “a wave of attacks on social media began . To this day, every time I ask a question, the president’s bots and supporters overwhelm me. …

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Death of Arizona school tax approved by voters after court ruling | National government and new policies

By BOB CHRISTIE – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that a tax on high-income Arizona residents to fund education spending that voters approved in 2020 cannot be enforced due to a ruling by the state Supreme Court and ordered that its collection be permanently blocked. The …

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House Committee Approves Ban on Transgender Girls Playing Women’s Sports | Government and politics

“Without this bill, we will only see the oppression of our daughters,” she said. Egea said that even at 9 years old, boys are stronger and faster than girls. And at 16, she says, boys are more physical than girls. “If you allow the boys to play against the girls, …

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Biden to ask Congress for $2.6 billion to promote gender equity | Government and politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday he would ask Congress for $2.6 billion for foreign aid programs that promote gender equality worldwidemore than double the size of last year’s demand. Biden announced his intentions on International Women’s Day, which is set aside …

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Federal Government Grants Pasadena Company Exclusive Right to Arizona Energy Zone for Green Hydrogen Production – Pasadena Now

Pasadena-headquartered Heliogen Inc. said the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has granted the company the exclusive right to lease land in the Brenda Solar Energy Zone (SEZ) in the county. of La Paz, Arizona. The company said it intends to develop a green hydrogen facility at the site – located …

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REI store in New York becomes the first to unionize | National government and new policies

NEW YORK (AP) — Workers at a New York outpost of outdoor clothing and gear retailer REI have voted overwhelmingly to join a union — the first REI store to do so — amid the efforts of workers in other big companies to do the same. The National Labor Relations …

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HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Biden talks Covid, abortion in big speech

President Joe Biden has promised to turn the page on the coronavirus pandemic in a State of the Union address meant to reassure a nation on edge. In an unexpected move that could cause unease among some Americans still wary of the virus, Biden urged people who have been working …

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Exchange: ADOT Explains Why Highway Cameras Sometimes Turn Off | United States government and politics

PHOENIX (AP) – Traffic cameras across Arizona monitor you every day as you commute, capturing crashes and backups on state highways, but the Arizona Department of Transportation decides if you can see these camera feeds or if they turn black. “It’s basically common sense,” said A POINT spokesperson Doug Nick. …

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