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NZCity
Swarbrick to be youngest MP in 42 yearswhat significance they would read into her age, Ms Swarbrick told TVNZ on Satur
NZCity / Posted an hour ago
what significance they would read into her age, Ms Swarbrick told TVNZ on Saturday. "I would say it's supposed to be a House of Representatives. "Currently the youngest person in the previous parliament was a tobacco lobbyist from... Read more
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FOX Business
How the Equifax data beach could change arbitration lawsit's also raised vital questions about the legality of Equifax's decision to no
FOX Business / Posted 2 hours ago
it's also raised vital questions about the legality of Equifax's decision to not immediately disclose the hack. The U.S. House of Representatives in July voted to repeal the rule. But chances of the rule dying in the Senate may have... Read more
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FOX Business
How the Equifax data beach could change arbitration lawsof Equifax's decision to not immediately disclose the hack. Continue Reading B
FOX Business / Posted 2 hours ago
of Equifax's decision to not immediately disclose the hack. Continue Reading Below More from FOX Business The U.S. House of Representatives in July voted to repeal the rule. But chances of the rule dying in the Senate may have... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Businessman and activist Scott Hawkins files for governorthis year, Hawkins appeared in TV ads opposing House Bill 115, an income tax pr
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 hours ago
this year, Hawkins appeared in TV ads opposing House Bill 115, an income tax proposal passed by the Alaska House of Representatives. Speaking to the Empire on Friday, he said he is confident the state can solve many of its fiscal... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Injured officer honored by governorto get an award, but that’s kind of the award you don’t want to get.” On Sept.
Wise County Messenger / Posted 4 hours ago
to get an award, but that’s kind of the award you don’t want to get.” On Sept. 11, Roberts stood on the floor of the Texas House of Representatives and met Abbott for the first time. As he did with every recipient that day, the governor took the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PH to UN: Rights affirmed amid warto perform their mandates and respect the independence of the Commission on Hum
Manila Standard Today / Posted 6 hours ago
to perform their mandates and respect the independence of the Commission on Human Rights, citing the decision of the House of Representatives to allocate P1,000 or a measly $20 to the CHR for their 2018 Budget. “The Commission reiterated its... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Senate Advocates, Star Troopers duel for MBL titlecompanies are Meralco, NLEX, Maynilad, PLDT, SMART, TV5 and The Philippine STAR
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
companies are Meralco, NLEX, Maynilad, PLDT, SMART, TV5 and The Philippine STAR, while the government offices are Senate, House of Representatives, Justice League, Department of Justice, Office of the Solicitor General, Department of Public Works... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House allots P40 B for free college educationMANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has alloted P40 billion for
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 hours ago
MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives has alloted P40 billion for next year for free college education in more than 100 state universities and colleges (SUCs) and locally funded schools. Davao City Rep. Karlo Nograles, appropriations... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
FCC head: Storms teach lessons on emergency communicationsdisasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that h
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 6 hours ago
disasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that had sat dormant in the Senate since the House of Representatives passed it in January. Last week, senators unanimously passed the Secure Access to Networks in... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
FCC head: Storms teach lessons on emergency communicationsdisasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that h
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 hours ago
disasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that had sat dormant in the Senate since the House of Representatives passed it in January. Last week, senators unanimously passed the Secure Access to Networks in... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
FCC head: Storms teach lessons on emergency communicationsdisasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that h
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 6 hours ago
disasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that had sat dormant in the Senate since the House of Representatives passed it in January. Last week, senators unanimously passed the Secure Access to Networks in... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Dr. Robert Hunter of ACU honored with prestigious awardfuture recipients of the Robert D. Hunter Founders Award for decades to come.”
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 7 hours ago
future recipients of the Robert D. Hunter Founders Award for decades to come.” Hunter, for whom the ACU Hunter Welcome Center is named, is a past recipient and ICUT board member. He served on the Texas House of Representatives from... Read more
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KXXV Waco
FCC head: Storms teach lessons on emergency communicationsdisasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that h
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 hours ago
disasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that had sat dormant in the Senate since the House of Representatives passed it in January. Last week, senators unanimously passed the Secure Access to Networks in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Tillis should push to bar the VA’s dog experimentsVeteran who even volunteered for local animal rescues while stationed in Italy,
The News & Observer / Posted 7 hours ago
Veteran who even volunteered for local animal rescues while stationed in Italy, this infuriates me. Thankfully, the U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously voted to cut next year’s funding for this abuse. And North Carolina Congressman... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Rallies for what?drug suspects. It should be interesting to watch the circus. The President sai
Manila Standard Today / Posted 7 hours ago
drug suspects. It should be interesting to watch the circus. The President said this after the people’s reaction to the House of Representatives’ move to slash the budget of the Commission on Human Rights to P1,000. This is a smart move by the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
FCC head: Storms teach lessons on emergency communicationsdisasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that h
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 hours ago
disasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that had sat dormant in the Senate since the House of Representatives passed it in January. Last week, senators unanimously passed the Secure Access to Networks in... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
FCC head: Storms teach lessons on emergency communicationsdisasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that h
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 7 hours ago
disasters. Recent hurricanes have already spurred action on legislation that had sat dormant in the Senate since the House of Representatives passed it in January. Last week, senators unanimously passed the Secure Access to Networks in... Read more
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New Kerala
Economic Development Is a Team Sport in Davie County - newkerala news #274296regulations had a virtual stranglehold on industrial developers." Representati
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
regulations had a virtual stranglehold on industrial developers." Representative Julia Howard, North Carolina House of Representatives, thanked Joe Hollingsworth for having the vision it took to come to Davie County. "Here we are, a... Read more
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Barrow Journal
Tommy Irvin towered over Georgia politicsduring the segregation era of the mid-1950s, when he was elected to the Habersh
Barrow Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
during the segregation era of the mid-1950s, when he was elected to the Habersham County school board and the state House of Representatives (he served in both bodies at the same time). A masterful campaigner at the retail level of... Read more
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Fortune
Donald Trump Will Show How Much He Intends to Cut Corporate Tax Rateexpected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, i
Fortune / Posted 9 hours ago
expected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, in a risky step that many Republicans in the House of Representatives could find hard to swallow. "They're not going to cut the highest income tax rate. They're not,"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oba of Benin Hosts Oshiomhole to Grand ReceptionState counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal; Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who was rep
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal; Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who was represented by Mathew Urhoghide; Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, represented by Hon. Pally Iriase, Chairman/Editor-in-Chief, THISDAY Newspaper... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ijaw Youths Reject Proposed Bill to Regulate Civil Society Groupsthe activities of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria. The bill is sponsore
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
the activities of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria. The bill is sponsored by the Deputy Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Umar Buba Jibril. The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide, in a statement signed by its Spokesman,... Read more
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Gulf News
Duterte calls on Congress to lower age of criminal responsibility from 15 to ninefrom 15 to nine, a call that supports the passage of a proposed bill filed by H
Gulf News / Posted 11 hours ago
from 15 to nine, a call that supports the passage of a proposed bill filed by House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez at the House of Representatives in early 2017.Drug syndicates are tapping minors as runners, said Duterte during a dinner for media... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A Delta pilot projectto be in the Arkansas Delta on this September afternoon, I'm not aware of it.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
to be in the Arkansas Delta on this September afternoon, I'm not aware of it. Moore, a former speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives, is now one of five members of the powerful Arkansas Highway Commission. He's visiting with Kane... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top StoriesNo. 1592, its version of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRA
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 17 hours ago
No. 1592, its version of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Act (TRAIN), which reduced the excise tax set by the House of Representatives on SSBs using cane sugar from P10 to P5 per liter, Angara said. The Senate billproposes a P5 tax... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Congressional power comes to EPB for energizing new type of batterya dedication Friday. Both of Tennessee's U.S. senators — Lamar Alexander and B
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 hours ago
a dedication Friday. Both of Tennessee's U.S. senators — Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker — and two members of the U.S. House of Representatives — Reps. Chuck Fleischmann and Diane Black — praised the innovative technology and the DOE labs that... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Congressman Holds Town Hall For Seniorscongressman said the GOP bill is being rushed through without expert analysis o
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 hours ago
congressman said the GOP bill is being rushed through without expert analysis or a thorough discussion in the House of Representatives. "If this bill passes that the Senate's considering — Graham Cassidy — that means tens of billions... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Jeffersonville City Councilman seeks IN House seatCity Councilman is hoping to snag his seat. Republican Matt Owen announced Fri
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 22 hours ago
City Councilman is hoping to snag his seat. Republican Matt Owen announced Friday he will run for the Indiana House of Representatives District 71 in 2018. According to the city council website, Owen is the youngest official to be... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Election cliffhanger looms in NZhas the Mixed Member Proportional voting system which usually means no one part
Adelaide Now / Posted 22 hours ago
has the Mixed Member Proportional voting system which usually means no one party can command a majority in the 120 seat House of Representatives without forming a coalition or minority government. Unlike in Australia — where the thought of a... Read more
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Reuters
Trump, Republicans to showcase tax cut for businessesexpected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, i
Reuters / Posted 23 hours ago
expected to refrain from cutting the top individual tax rate of 39.6 percent, in a risky step that many Republicans in the House of Representatives could find hard to swallow. “They’re not going to cut the highest income tax rate. They’re not,”... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Too Early to Compare Watergate Scandal to Russiangate. Categorythe leakers. Does this sound vaguely familiar? On August 9, 1974, facing virt
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 23 hours ago
the leakers. Does this sound vaguely familiar? On August 9, 1974, facing virtually certain impeachment in the U.S. House of Representatives and equally certain conviction by the U.S. Senate, Nixon resigned the presidency. It is certainly... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Sultan mayor to fill vacant seat in the state HouseWash. (AP) — The mayor of the small Snohomish County town of Sultan has been pi
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 23 hours ago
Wash. (AP) — The mayor of the small Snohomish County town of Sultan has been picked to fill a vacancy in the state House of Representatives. The Daily Herald reports that Carolyn Eslick will represent the 39th Legislative District, which... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Malacañang unfazed by protestschallenged. This protest is a big hit on his pride,” said Alejano, one of the m
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 hours ago
challenged. This protest is a big hit on his pride,” said Alejano, one of the most vocal critics of Mr. Duterte in the House of Representatives. Alejano, who filed an impeachment complaint against the President that was rejected by the House,... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
CONSERVATIVE STATE REP. JAY DEAN ANNOUNCES FOR RE-ELECTION - Following the completion of a successful circuit of town hall meetings and legislative updates throughout the community Republican State Representative Jay Dean today announced that he w...the community, Republican State Representative Jay Dean today announced that he
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 23 hours ago
the community, Republican State Representative Jay Dean today announced that he will seek re-election to the Texas House of Representatives, House District 7. The district covers Gregg and Upshur Counties. "Since the end of session, I've... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
The dangerous triumph of tribalism in AmericaWe are seeing what happens when an unrepentant tribalist controls the presidenc
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
We are seeing what happens when an unrepentant tribalist controls the presidency. Depending on the political fate of the House of Representatives, we may see what happens when the opposing tribe tries to remove him. The ability to quickly and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tanya Plibersek: A day in the life of a federal politicianfor her first media event. Two staff pepper her with questions, trying to antic
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
for her first media event. Two staff pepper her with questions, trying to anticipate what journalists waiting at the House of Representatives entrance will ask. It pays off, as the lines are delivered smoothly minutes later at a job the... Read more
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asianage
Sushma Swaraj brings up H1-B visa issue with Rex Tillersonadd to the competitiveness of US industry”. It may be recalled that a legislat
asianage / Posted yesterday
add to the competitiveness of US industry”. It may be recalled that a legislation had earlier been introduced in the US House of Representatives which calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders from US$ 60,000 to US$... Read more
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Inquirier.net
BPO exec blasts ‘grandfather’ clause in Senate’s tax reform billtax rate. Yet, some view the Senate’s version is a compromise to the blanket p
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
tax rate. Yet, some view the Senate’s version is a compromise to the blanket policy passed by their counterparts at the House of Representatives back in May—House Bill 5636. “It’s a welcome improvement over the House bill but still ignores the... Read more
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The Hill
In the House, if you don’t like the rules, suspend themfor ways to navigate a swamp filled with political and procedural predators. Li
The Hill / Posted yesterday
for ways to navigate a swamp filled with political and procedural predators. Little noticed in the quest for success in the House of Representatives is a process known as “suspending the rules” – a legislative procedure that can pay rich dividends... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy, wife Kim donate $10K to Women's Convention scholarshipsServices Committee meeting. The Women's March organization said Waters' words:
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
Services Committee meeting. The Women's March organization said Waters' words: "resonate beyond the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Women everywhere are tired of being interrupted, of being told to sit down, shut up and take less... Read more
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Reuters
House Republican unveils tax bill to aid hurricane victimsWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican tax law writer in the U.S. House of R
Reuters / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican tax law writer in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled new tax legislation on Friday that he said would help people cope with hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto... Read more
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Reuters
Trump administration drops guidance on college sex-crime probesguidance that was in place,” said Kim Churches, chief executive officer of the
Reuters / Posted yesterday
guidance that was in place,” said Kim Churches, chief executive officer of the American Association of University Women. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi denounced the change as a “shocking attack” on women that dismantles... Read more
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The State News
ASMSU passes bill to work to reduce MIPs to civil infractionswith 24 votes in favor out of 42 members, with eight representatives abstaining
The State News / Posted yesterday
with 24 votes in favor out of 42 members, with eight representatives abstaining. A similar bill passed in the Michigan House of Representatives passed in 2016, but will not go into effect until Jan. 1, 2018. The ASMSU-sponsored bill would take... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Palm Beach Gardens residents’ St. John home survives Irma, Mariawith the island’s nonvoting Congressional representative Jenniffer González-Col
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
with the island’s nonvoting Congressional representative Jenniffer González-Colón, Puerto Rico’s nonvoting member of the House of Representatives, telling CNN that the island was “devastated.” Not much has been reported about the condition in the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Lawmaker’s party switch gives Greens a seat in the Maine HouseA Maine House of Representatives Democrat who quit the party earlier this year
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
A Maine House of Representatives Democrat who quit the party earlier this year has announced that he has enrolled in the Maine Green Independent Party. That makes Rep. Ralph Chapman of Brooksville the second Green Independent to serve in the... Read more
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The Hill
Congress should stand with the majority of Americans and support Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendmentsovereignty. ADVERTISEMENT And that’s why I was so disappointed that the Rule
The Hill / Posted yesterday
sovereignty. ADVERTISEMENT And that’s why I was so disappointed that the Rules Committee of the House of Representatives just blocked a floor vote on an important amendment to a spending bill that protects medical... Read more
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The Manila Times
The people are not yet through with Andy BautistaTHE elected representatives of the people, or at least the 26 members of the ju
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
THE elected representatives of the people, or at least the 26 members of the justice committee of the House of Representatives, including majority leader Rudy Fariñas and its chair, Rep. Rey Umali, have decided to dismiss the impeachment complaint... Read more
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The Manila Times
Junking of impeach raps against Bautista designed to protect electoral fraud?IT’S happened again. The House of Representatives’ committee on justice has dum
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
IT’S happened again. The House of Representatives’ committee on justice has dumped the impeachment complaint against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista, filed by former representative Jacinto Paras and lawyer Ferdinand... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Baser instinctsfor the institution and his passion for the job. Manong Rudy has made it his c
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
for the institution and his passion for the job. Manong Rudy has made it his crusade to reform the tarnished image of the House of Representatives. The equal parts school master and charm meister got a unanimous consent for a rule to demolish his... Read more
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ABC News
HHS investigating secretary's private jet travelmakes decisions that best provide for their needs.” Since his appointment as h
ABC News / Posted yesterday
makes decisions that best provide for their needs.” Since his appointment as health secretary and during his tenure in the House of Representatives -- part of which was spent as chair of the House Budget Committee -- Price has frequently criticized... Read more
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