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Sabah Daily Express
Celebrating K'gau's historical roletook place. People would cast their ballot papers and elect their candidates f
Celebrating K'gau's historical role
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 10 hours ago
took place. People would cast their ballot papers and elect their candidates from Town Boards, District Councils to the Legislative Council. The author spent years documenting and collecting hundreds of never-seen-before photographs to be... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Judge denies attempt to prolong Medicaid legislationGov. Bill Walker’s authority to unilaterally expand Medicaid. The Friday actio
Judge denies attempt to prolong Medicaid legislation
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 hours ago
Gov. Bill Walker’s authority to unilaterally expand Medicaid. The Friday action stems from a lawsuit filed by the Alaska Legislative Council against Walker last summer. The case was dismissed by a state court judge in March. The Alaska House... Read more
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dna
Jammu and Kashmir government rules out ban on liquorissue be addressed in the ambit of freedom of choice," said Haseeb A Drabu, J&K
Jammu and Kashmir government rules out ban on liquor
dna / Posted 14 hours ago
issue be addressed in the ambit of freedom of choice," said Haseeb A Drabu, J&K minister for finance, while speaking in the Legislative Council. Batting for the self regulation, Drabu said individuals should decide for themselves not the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Judge rules that the House cannot appeal Walker’s expansion of Medicaid(Photo credit: Jonathan Casurella) Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner conclud
Judge rules that the House cannot appeal Walker’s expansion of Medicaid
Alaska Public / Posted 15 hours ago
(Photo credit: Jonathan Casurella) Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner concluded that the House can’t step in for the Legislative Council in appealing the lawsuit. House members wanted to pursue the appeal, saying that Walker’s actions... Read more
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The Economic Times
Dropped clause in Industrial Policy had the potential to 'misuse': J&K governmentis no such violation there, he said. Drabu's statement on the issue of the rol
Dropped clause in Industrial Policy had the potential to 'misuse': J&K government
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
is no such violation there, he said. Drabu's statement on the issue of the rollback of the controversial clause came after Legislative Council Chairman on Wednesday directed the government to make the statement on the reasons of the amendment after... Read more
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The Economic Times
'GST coming in 6-8 months, J&K must participate': Haseeb Drabuposition which allows it to tax services in the state. Finance Minister Haseeb
'GST coming in 6-8 months, J&K must participate': Haseeb Drabu
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
position which allows it to tax services in the state. Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu, who was speaking in the Legislative Council in the context of new Industrial Policy, said, "..after 6-8 months, GST is coming" and the state will... Read more
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Business Standard India
GST coming in 6-8 months, J&K must participate: Fin Ministerposition which allows it to tax services in the state. Finance Minister Haseeb
GST coming in 6-8 months, J&K must participate: Fin Minister
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
position which allows it to tax services in the state. Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu, who was speaking in the Legislative Council in the context of new Industrial Policy, said, "After 6-8 months, GST is coming" and the state will... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Gov. Snyder signs law increasing oversight, accountabilitySenate Bill 809 into law, which effectively creates the Office of the Michigan
Gov. Snyder signs law increasing oversight, accountability
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted yesterday
Senate Bill 809 into law, which effectively creates the Office of the Michigan Veterans Facility Ombudsman within the Legislative Council.“Ensuring that our veterans have their voices heard and receive the quality care they deserve is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Firms push to revise telemedicine lawState Medical Board to specify other ways the physician-patient relationship ca
Firms push to revise telemedicine law
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
State Medical Board to specify other ways the physician-patient relationship can be established. If approved by the Legislative Council next month, regulations passed by the medical board would allow doctors to establish such a relationship... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Barack Obama has “discussed” becoming NBA owner after leaving officeand affordability of hotels caused by concurrent events in Austin. In June, UIL
Barack Obama has “discussed” becoming NBA owner after leaving office
KCEN-TV / Posted yesterday
and affordability of hotels caused by concurrent events in Austin. In June, UIL staff asked for guidance from the UIL Legislative Council as it related to the basketball state tournament venue. The council authorized staff to m...More... Read more
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dna
Kashmiri Muslims suffered immensely, need healing touch: Sajjad Lonemainstream. They should be given incentives and healing touch as they suffered
Kashmiri Muslims suffered immensely, need healing touch: Sajjad Lone
dna / Posted 2 days ago
mainstream. They should be given incentives and healing touch as they suffered a lot in the last 20 years, Lone said in the Legislative Council. The minister was replying to questions on setting up a minority commission in the state. Lone said... Read more
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The Hindu
Eshwarappa objects to choice of BJP office bearersBJP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council K.S. Eshwarappa
Eshwarappa objects to choice of BJP office bearers
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council K.S. Eshwarappa has expressed displeasure at the way in which state president B.S. Yeddyurappa chose the party office bearers and presidents of district units. Speaking to reporters here... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hong Kong democracy activist 'Long Hair' charged as elections loomHong Kong or independence. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC
Hong Kong democracy activist 'Long Hair' charged as elections loom
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Hong Kong or independence. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) said Leung, 60, a member of Hong Kong's Legislative Council and a strident China critic who frequently heckles officials, was charged with one count of misconduct in... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum movethe Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed after opponents secured s
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum move
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed after opponents secured support for an upper house inquiry. The NSW Legislative Council announced on Thursday the establishment of an inquiry into NSW museums and galleries. But in a major... Read more
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The Young Witness
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum movethe Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed after opponents secured s
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum move
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed after opponents secured support for an upper house inquiry. The NSW Legislative Council announced on Thursday the establishment of an inquiry into NSW museums and galleries. But in a major... Read more
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The Star
Hong Kong democracy activist 'Long Hair' charged as elections loomHong Kong or independence. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC
Hong Kong democracy activist 'Long Hair' charged as elections loom
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Hong Kong or independence. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) said Leung, 60, a member of Hong Kong's Legislative Council and a strident China critic who frequently heckles officials, was charged with one count of misconduct in... Read more
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Western Advocate
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum movethe Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed after opponents secured s
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum move
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed after opponents secured support for an upper house inquiry. The NSW Legislative Council announced on Thursday the establishment of an inquiry into NSW museums and galleries. But in a major... Read more
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Business Standard India
Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav to expand Cabinet on June 27ministers, Ghazala Lahiri might be given a chance to pacify the Muslims as they
Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav to expand Cabinet on June 27
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
ministers, Ghazala Lahiri might be given a chance to pacify the Muslims as they went unrepresented in the just concluded Legislative Council and Rajya Sabha polls. Senior leaders of the ruling party said that party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and... Read more
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Swissinfo
Hong Kong democracy activist 'Long Hair' charged as elections loomHong Kong or independence. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC
Hong Kong democracy activist 'Long Hair' charged as elections loom
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
Hong Kong or independence. The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) said Leung, 60, a member of Hong Kong's Legislative Council and a strident China critic who frequently heckles officials, was charged with one count of misconduct in... Read more
4 related stories
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Daily Liberal
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum movethe Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed after opponents secured s
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum move
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed after opponents secured support for an upper house inquiry. The NSW Legislative Council announced on Thursday the establishment of an inquiry into NSW museums and galleries. But in a major... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum moveThe NSW Legislative Council has established an inquiry into the government's co
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum move
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The NSW Legislative Council has established an inquiry into the government's controversial plan to move the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta. Photo: Anna Kucera The NSW government's plan to move the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum movethe Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed after opponents secured s
NSW Legislative Council announces inquiry into Powerhouse Museum move
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
the Powerhouse Museum to Parramatta could be derailed after opponents secured support for an upper house inquiry. The NSW Legislative Council announced on Thursday the establishment of an inquiry into NSW museums and galleries. But in a major... Read more
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Quartz
How to smear your enemies and silence your critics, Chinese Communist Party styleof the Democratic Party, was arrested and accused of visiting prostitutes in Do
How to smear your enemies and silence your critics, Chinese Communist Party style
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
of the Democratic Party, was arrested and accused of visiting prostitutes in Dongguan during his election campaign for the Legislative Council. After six months in jail, Ho emerged saying he had not hired a prostitute and his confession had been... Read more
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The Economic Times
Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav to expand cabinet on June 27ministers, Ghazala Lahiri might be given a chance to pacify the Muslims as they
Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav to expand cabinet on June 27
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
ministers, Ghazala Lahiri might be given a chance to pacify the Muslims as they went unrepresented in the just concluded Legislative Council and Rajya Sabha polls. Senior leaders of the ruling party said that party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and... Read more
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New Kerala
Akhilesh Yadav to expand cabinet on June 27 - newkerala.com #80554ministers, Ghazala Lahiri might be given a chance to pacify the Muslims as they
Akhilesh Yadav to expand cabinet on June 27 - newkerala.com #80554
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
ministers, Ghazala Lahiri might be given a chance to pacify the Muslims as they went unrepresented in the just concluded Legislative Council and Rajya Sabha polls. Senior leaders of the ruling party said that party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The Razorback Stadium expansion by the numbersof the First Amendment. Corporations are people, too, remember. Anti-gay rule
The Razorback Stadium expansion by the numbers
Arkansas Times / Posted 2 days ago
of the First Amendment. Corporations are people, too, remember. Anti-gay rule deferred for another day The Arkansas Legislative Council delayed action last week on approving a new rule by the board that regulates counselors to give... Read more
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The Telegraph
Nalanda blame game beginslist, it shows the lack of seriousness of the central government." Senior BJP
Nalanda blame game begins
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
list, it shows the lack of seriousness of the central government." Senior BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Sushil Kumar Modi, however, put the blame on the Nitish Kumar government. "Any government would want the... Read more
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Perth Now
Uber to be legal in most of Australiathe government works out how to make them work. The deal will see a private me
Uber to be legal in most of Australia
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
the government works out how to make them work. The deal will see a private member’s bill on ride-sharing debated in the Legislative Council, with the vote to be adjourned for up to six months. “I would certainly like to see something... Read more
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MLive.com
Grand Rapids Home for Veterans complaints to get independent reviewcomplaints in Grand Rapids as well as the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in M
Grand Rapids Home for Veterans complaints to get independent review
MLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
complaints in Grand Rapids as well as the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. The ombudsman will report to the Legislative Council. "By creating this office, veterans and their families can have their concerns addressed," Snyder said... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Amid criticisms, Governor Snyder signs veterans issues billsombudsman will be appointed by the newly created Office of the Michigan Veteran
Amid criticisms, Governor Snyder signs veterans issues bills
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
ombudsman will be appointed by the newly created Office of the Michigan Veterans Facility Ombudsman within the legislative council. Also signed today was a 21-bill package that updates and creates a standard definition of "veteran."... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Big 12 requests Pepper Hamilton report and all information related to sexual assault investigationsand affordability of hotels caused by concurrent events in Austin. In June, UIL
Big 12 requests Pepper Hamilton report and all information related to sexual assault investigations
KCEN-TV / Posted 2 days ago
and affordability of hotels caused by concurrent events in Austin. In June, UIL staff asked for guidance from the UIL Legislative Council as it related to the basketball state tournament venue. The council authorized staff to m...More... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong denied chance to stand for electionI cannot run in the elections this year ... (I) hope that in September there wi
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong denied chance to stand for election
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
I cannot run in the elections this year ... (I) hope that in September there will be lawmakers representing the voice of the youth in the new session of the Legislative Council to seek lowering the age limit fr... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Uber to be legal in most of Australiathe government works out how to make them work. The deal will see a private me
Uber to be legal in most of Australia
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
the government works out how to make them work. The deal will see a private member’s bill on ride-sharing debated in the Legislative Council, with the vote to be adjourned for up to six months. “I would certainly like to see something... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Uber will soon be legal in most of Australiathe government works out how to make them work. The deal will see a private me
Uber will soon be legal in most of Australia
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
the government works out how to make them work. The deal will see a private member’s bill on ride-sharing debated in the Legislative Council, with the vote to be adjourned for up to six months. “I would certainly like to see something... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Opponents of minimum-wage hike say state would lose jobsare that there’s limited to no effect,” Jones said. Jones also said that a rec
Opponents of minimum-wage hike say state would lose jobs
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
are that there’s limited to no effect,” Jones said. Jones also said that a recent economic forecast released by the Legislative Council on Monday showed that the state is nearing a labor shortage, particularly for lower-wage jobs in the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
SA double dissolution bill a 'cowardly attack' on democracyits power during debate. The Government has proposed legislation to change the
SA double dissolution bill a 'cowardly attack' on democracy
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
its power during debate. The Government has proposed legislation to change the Constitution to make it harder for the Legislative Council to block the budget and to allow double dissolution elections if bills become deadlocked. It is a change... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Former BSP minister Suman, ex-MLC son expelled from partyNarayan Singh Suman, former horticulture minister in Mayawati’s cabinet, and hi
Former BSP minister Suman, ex-MLC son expelled from party
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
Narayan Singh Suman, former horticulture minister in Mayawati’s cabinet, and his son and former member of the legislative council, Dr Swadesh Kumar Suman (Veeru), were expelled from the Bahujan Samaj Party on Monday evening. Both of them, however,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Backbench MP accuses WA Government of being too secretiveparticularly around the construction of the new Perth Stadium. Ms Behjat, who
Backbench MP accuses WA Government of being too secretive
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
particularly around the construction of the new Perth Stadium. Ms Behjat, who has represented the Liberals in the Legislative Council since 2008, expressed frustration at the Government's use of the 'commercial-in-confidence' excuse. "The... Read more
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New Kerala
Dropped from Karnataka Cabinet, Ambareesh says not a 'chappal' to be thrown away - newkerala.com #79751to quit as legislators. Educationist M. R. Seetharam, a two-term Congress MLA
Dropped from Karnataka Cabinet, Ambareesh says not a 'chappal' to be thrown away - newkerala.com #79751
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
to quit as legislators. Educationist M. R. Seetharam, a two-term Congress MLA from Bengaluru, now a member of the state legislative council, made his maiden foray as a minister. Former Congress MLA and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manorama... Read more
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dna
Dropped from Karnataka Cabinet, actor-turned politician Ambareesh says not a 'chappal' to be thrown awayto quit as legislators. Educationist M. R. Seetharam, a two-term Congress MLA
Dropped from Karnataka Cabinet, actor-turned politician Ambareesh says not a 'chappal' to be thrown away
dna / Posted 4 days ago
to quit as legislators. Educationist M. R. Seetharam, a two-term Congress MLA from Bengaluru, now a member of the state legislative council, made his maiden foray as a minister. Former Congress MLA and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manorama... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Economists see 'weakness' in state economythings that could point to a slowdown or weakness in the overall economy,” said
Economists see 'weakness' in state economy
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
things that could point to a slowdown or weakness in the overall economy,” said Natalie Mullis, chief economist for the Legislative Council. “We are also seeing continued growth, although slowing growth in things that are more current... Read more
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The Economic Times
Jammu and Kashmir government moots amnesty for stone peltersin heinous cases or habitual offences. The government would review cases since
Jammu and Kashmir government moots amnesty for stone pelters
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
in heinous cases or habitual offences. The government would review cases since 2008. The PDP-BJP government stated in Legislative Council (Upper House) that it would soon come out with a policy regarding this issue. "We don't want to ruin... Read more
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KCEN-TV
See the message left for LeBron James at his Akron homeand affordability of hotels caused by concurrent events in Austin. In June, UIL
See the message left for LeBron James at his Akron home
KCEN-TV / Posted 4 days ago
and affordability of hotels caused by concurrent events in Austin. In June, UIL staff asked for guidance from the UIL Legislative Council as it related to the basketball state tournament venue. The council authorized staff to m...More... Read more
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New Kerala
No easy run for Mehbooba in Kashmir's Anantnag bypoll ( - newkerala.com #79334Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), June 20 : Mehbooba Mufti could have easily got he
No easy run for Mehbooba in Kashmir's Anantnag bypoll ( - newkerala.com #79334
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), June 20 : Mehbooba Mufti could have easily got herself elected to Kashmir's legislative council (Upper House) and fulfilled the constitutional requirement to continue as the Jammu and Kashmir chief minister. But she... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Veteran Kitui Politician Eliud Ngala Mwendwa Laid to Restresolute determination and absolute perseverance. The late Mwendwa worked as a
Veteran Kitui Politician Eliud Ngala Mwendwa Laid to Rest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
resolute determination and absolute perseverance. The late Mwendwa worked as a teacher before he was elected to the Legislative Council (LegCo) to represent Kitui after Kenya attained independence in 1963. He later served as Member of... Read more
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New Kerala
Dinesh Gundu Rao appointed working Karnataka Congress president - newkerala.com #79200quit as legislators. Educationist M. R. Seetharam, a two-term Congress MLA fro
Dinesh Gundu Rao appointed working Karnataka Congress president - newkerala.com #79200
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
quit as legislators. Educationist M. R. Seetharam, a two-term Congress MLA from Bengaluru who is now a member of the state legislative council, made his maiden foray as a minister. Former Congress MLA and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manorama... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Religious Objection Opt-Out for Arkansas Counselors Advancescriticism that the move could deny mental health services to gay and lesbian pe
Religious Objection Opt-Out for Arkansas Counselors Advances
Arkansas Business / Posted 5 days ago
criticism that the move could deny mental health services to gay and lesbian people. A subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislative Council endorsed the rule change proposed by the state Board of Examiners in Counseling, which regulates 2,800... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Former NASCAR driver Mike Wallace attacked after concertand affordability of hotels caused by concurrent events in Austin. In June, UIL
Former NASCAR driver Mike Wallace attacked after concert
KCEN-TV / Posted 5 days ago
and affordability of hotels caused by concurrent events in Austin. In June, UIL staff asked for guidance from the UIL Legislative Council as it related to the basketball state tournament venue. The council authorized staff to m...More... Read more
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New Kerala
13 new ministers inducted in Karnataka - newkerala.com #78847Patil. The major reshuffle comes a week after the Congress won three of the fo
13 new ministers inducted in Karnataka - newkerala.com #78847
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Patil. The major reshuffle comes a week after the Congress won three of the four Rajya Sabha seats and four of the seven legislative council seats in the biennial elections. "The revamp will ensure proportionate representation to all the people... Read more
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New Kerala
Karnataka cabinet reshuffle on Sunday - newkerala.com #78679a week after the Congress won three of the four Rajya Sabha seats in the bienni
Karnataka cabinet reshuffle on Sunday - newkerala.com #78679
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
a week after the Congress won three of the four Rajya Sabha seats in the biennial elections and four seats in the state legislative council. Though Siddaramaiah has filled up most of the 34-member council of ministers, election of four young... Read more
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