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Nov 25 2020
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has pushed through a measure banning local cities from enforcing mask mandates amid sky-high statewide coronavirus infection rates, according to a report Wednesday.
The measure, which extends an executive order DeSantis signed in September, prevents local governments from fining folks who fail to mask up — and from ordering restaurants to close without publicNew York Post (News)
Mar 04 2022
Government in the United States grew by 24,000 employees in February, according to numbers released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In January, government employed 22,174,000. In February, that increased to 22,198,000.
Over the year--from February 2021 to February 2022--government employment in the United States grew from 21,805,000 to 22,198,000, an increase of 393,000CNSNews.com
Jun 23 2022
The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will ban the sale of Juul e-cigarettes in the U.S.
The decision is part of the agency’s broader review of the vaping industry following years of pressure from politicians and public health groups to regulate the segment as strictly as other tobacco products after vaping became more common among high schoolers.
Jul 16 2020
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is overruling local government mandates requiring people to wear masks in public to stop the spread of COVID-19, insisting that the state's less-stringent guidelines take precedence.
Kemp on Wednesday extended the state's COVID-19 restrictions, which strongly encourage the wearing of masks, but stopped short of requiring them in public, calling such a measure "aNPR (Online News)
May 31 2022
SF Mayor Announces 5-Year-Plan To End Homelessness For People With Specific Gender Identity, Gets Blasted
San Francisco Democratic Mayor London Breed announced a plan Tuesday to “end transgender homelessness” in the city by 2027.The Daily Wire
Apr 20 2020
This story has changed how I see my job.
I have anchored the evening news for KMEX, Univision’s Spanish-language local station in Los Angeles, for the last eight years. The first thing that surprised me when I started was the station’s approach to community-oriented journalism. Before coming to Univision, I had a narrower interpretation of television coverage: I saw a journalist’s soleSlate
Jun 13 2022
Governments are slashing gasoline levies to bring prices down. So why are customers paying record prices to fuel up?
In Germany and the UK, fuel companies are facing new government inquiries to determine if high fuel prices are the result of anti-competitive practices—the kind of review that president Joe Biden asked the Federal Trade Commission to conduct last fall, and that is stillQuartz
Jan 22 2020
Legislators in Massachusetts are considering two measures Wednesday that would permit municipalities to lower the voting age in local elections.
Enacting the legislation would push the state to the forefront of the growing national movement to extend the franchise to teenagers in the name of boosting civic engagement. Opponents say young people do not merit so much responsibility.The Fulcrum
Nov 25 2019
Pro-democracy candidates achieved a staggering victory in Hong Kong’s local elections on Sunday — a peaceful but pointed rebuke of pro-Beijing leadership after six months of sustained protests in the territory.
Sunday’s elections were a landslide for pro-democracy candidates, who won majorities in 17 out of 18 of Hong Kong’s district councils; previously they had majorities in none. ProVox
May 03 2021
Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill suspending local COVID-19 emergency orders in Florida as well as prohibiting the use of “vaccine passports.”
"I'm going to sign the bill. It's effective July 1. I'll also sign an executive order pursuant to that bill invalidating all remaining local emergency COVID orders effective on July 1," DeSantis said at a press conference in St. Petersburg onWashington Examiner