Posts Tagged ‘legislator’

Arkansas Legislator Vows to ‘Eliminate All the Funding for Public Libraries’ Affiliated With the ALA

When the National Association of Christian Lawmakers held its annual conference at Liberty University earlier this month, members of the organization held a “para-legislative session” at which state legislators and religious-right activists proposed and discussed various resolutions and proposed pieces of sample legislation. Among those participating in this session was Arkansas state Sen. Dan Sullivan, […]

Video: Legislator Switches To GOP, Says Democrats “Villainize Anyone Who Has Free Thought”

A North Carolina Democratic legislator handed a decisive victory to the Republican party Wednesday by defecting and ensuring a veto-proof majority. Announcing the switch, Tricia Cotham declared that “The modern-day Democratic Party has become unrecognizable to me and others across the state,” adding “I will not be controlled by anyone.” “If you don’t do exactly what the Democrats […]

Washington State Legislator Seeks to Cancel Daylight Saving Time

Washington State Legislator Seeks to Cancel Daylight Saving Time Date: December 15, 2021Author: Nwo Report  0 Comments  Changing to and from daylight saving time… has negative impacts on public health, increases traffic accidents and crime, disrupts agricultural scheduling, and hinders economic growth…’ Source:(Ted O’Neil, The Center Square) A new bill introduced in the Washington state […]

California budget contains $1.2B in legislator earmarks

Praise for the deal poured in after the vote on CA AB129 (21R) from lawmakers trumpeting their victories, like $8 million to help a conservancy buy Banning Ranch, a 385-acre parcel of land in coastal Orange County. “This project will restore vital coastal wetlands, provide unparalleled coastal access for surrounding underserved communities and preserve this […]

Duxbury Football team meets Jewish legislator after antisemitic comments

The Duxbury High School football team was said last week to have used “highly offensive language” including antisemitic remarks such as the name of a Nazi concentration camp and other words with Jewish significance to call plays. As a consequence, the team received a mandatory lesson in antisemitism just before the Jewish Holiday of Passover, […]

Trump-backing California legislator ousted as GOP caucus leader

Shannon Grove speaks with Sen. Scott Wilk during the state Senate session in Sacramento, Calif. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo California Senate Republicans have chosen state Sen. Scott Wilk to lead their caucus, ousting incumbent state Sen. Shannon Grove, according to multiple Capitol sources. In trading Grove for Wilk, Republicans are opting for a more moderate […]

New Hampshire Governor Sununu Piles Pressure on GOP State Legislator Who Posted Link to Nazi Website

New Hampshire GOP state legislator Dawn Johnson. Photo: Screenshot. New Hampshire’s Republican governor has once again condemned a GOP state legislator who caused a furor by posting a link to an article on a neo-Nazi website that included a viciously antisemitic cartoon. Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Gov. Chris Sununu implied that he […]

Pressure to Resign Growing on New Hampshire Legislator Who Posted Link to Neo-Nazi Website

New Hampshire GOP state legislator Dawn Johnson. Photo: Screenshot. Residents of the New Hampshire town of Laconia are demanding the resignation of a Republican state legislator who posted a link to an article on a neo-Nazi website that included a viciously antisemitic cartoon. Newly-elected state representative Dawn Johnson shared a Dec. 7 post from the […]

Legislator Khalida Jarrar is detained by Israel in predawn raid, a year after her last imprisonment

Violence / Detentions — West Bank / Jerusalem Palestinian leadership outraged over detention of MP Khalida Jarrar BETHLEHEM (Ma‘an) 2 July — Palestinian political leadership has reacted with outrage over the detention of feminist, human rights activist, and Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) member Khalida Jarrar, detained by Israeli forces from her home in Ramallah during […]

At least 1 tourist dead & 7 trapped in Thailand as resort hotel ‘popular with foreigners’ collapses

The Siam Beach Hotel is a popular destination for tourists on an island located in Trat Province in the Gulf of Thailand. Koh Chang police chief Pol Col Arwat Pibulsawat told local outlet The Nation that a two-year-old child was among the trapped tourists. Social media reports suggested that torrential rains had led to the collapse, […]

EU and WFP enhance children’s access to education and fight child labor in Egypt

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