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Condo Legislation Passes

NAR-Backed Condo Legislation Passes U.S. Senate, Offers Relief for Homebuyers The latest exciting news released from NAR!  The U.S. Senate passed H.R. 3700, the “Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act,” by unanimous consent. This...
by Portland Real Estate News on Jul 19, 2016

Forbes Article Concludes 93% of Public Companies Facing Climate Risk, Only 12% Disclosing Risk

A new Forbes article concludes that 93 percent of public companies face risk from climate change, but only 12 percent are actually disclosing that risk to the public and their shareholders. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website...
by The New Carbon Cycle on Jul 13, 2016

Alleged Tory Election Expenses Fraud Should Lead to 33 By-Elections

The Independent reports that the judge who has granted Kent police more time to fully investigate the allegations of fraud in the Parliamentary seat of South Thanet, at last year’s general election, said that if it is proven, a by-election would ne...
by London Green Left on Jun 2, 2016

Permanent residence (United States) + Green card lottery

OHMYGOSSIP — United States lawful permanent residency refers to a person’s immigration status: the person is authorized to live and work in the United States of America on a permanent...
by OHMYGOSSIP on May 18, 2016

Re-Legalization Gains in the Heartland

  As re-legalized cannabis seeps from the coast into the heartland, again and again it is medicinal marijuana that opens the door. Here’s some of what’s going on in a few states: OHIO “With a proposed constitutional amendment o...
by Hail Mary Jane on May 15, 2016

Gambia: Legislation to attract foreign Finance Houses in the works

The Governor of Central Bank of The Gambia (CBG), Amadou Colley has revealed plans by the government to craft a new legislation to attract more non-banking financial institutions to operate[...] The... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-a...

Will Cannabis use be Legalised in the UK?

I’m not known for heaping praise on the Liberal  Democrat Party, but hats off to them on this issue. As The Independent reports today, the Lib Dems set up an independent panel of experts to look into legalising cannabis in this country, compri...
by London Green Left on Mar 8, 2016

100% Prolife Petition

There have been many petitions and pieces of legislation designed to protect the unborn. Parental Consent. This requires minors to have parental permission before seeking abortions. The Pain Capable Act. This would make abortion illegal after 20 week...
by ProlifePetitions on Feb 20, 2016

How elites contained the climate justice movement

Written by Herbert Docena and first published at Transnational InstituteCorporate executives and climate skeptics that mobilise against strong international climate change agreements have rightly been the focus of attention of many people c...
by London Green Left on Jan 29, 2016

Nigeria’s legislator talks up Synergy of African Lawmakers

The deputy Speaker of the Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yussuff Sulaimon Lasun, has called for a harmonious relationship among African parliamentarians, as a good working relationship... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-...

Unintended consequences of counter-terrorism legislation

Thanks to Robin Richardson for forwarding the following extract which I think contributes to our discussion on this blog about the Prevent Strategy and its impact in Brent.  Unintended consequences of counter-terrorism legisla...
by wembleymatters on Dec 24, 2015

Knoxville Looks For Public Feedback On Food Truck Rules

KNOXVILLE, TN – After 20 months of successful experience with a pilot program for food trucks, the City of Knoxville’s Office of Business Support is seeking public feedback on a proposed Mobile Food Unit (MFU) ordinance. The proposed ordinanc...
by Mobile Cuisine Magazine on Nov 25, 2015

Congress Still May Tax Mortgages to Pay for Highways

The real estate industry and those purchasing or selling residential properties are often the focus/target of politicians looking for a vehicle for passing a law. They don't always get passed, fortunately, so the general public is usually not aware.

State-owned parks in Mississippi end illegal gun ban

FROM MISSISSIPPI WATCHDOG It took the threat of a lawsuit, but the state-owned Pat Harrison Waterway District — which manages several parks in the Pascagoula River basin — is finally compliant with state gun laws. The district’s board vot...
by Mississippi Gun News on Oct 15, 2015

Interview - Everything You Know About 'Sex Work' is Wrong - Rachel Moran

Rachel Moran, ex sex worker interviewed by Mickey Z for the World News Trust“When you are 15 years old and destitute, too unskilled to work and too young to claim unemployment benefit, your body is all you have left to sell.” Faced with this star...
by London Green Left on Sep 7, 2015

Making Sense Of The New Car Seat Regulations With AXA

Like all parents, when it comes to my kids, my paramount priority is their safety. We will do anything to safeguard and protect our children, which is why it's so important to use good quality car seats when travelling by road with minors. Re...
by Honest Mum on Aug 27, 2015

To Prevent a Marijuana Grower Monopoly Vote No On Ohio Marijuana Legalization Initiative

It is time that marijuana be legalized.   The drug is addictive and has dire health effects for some users.As with alcohol, if used  while operating a motor vehicle or heavy equipment pot could prove to be deadly to the user and innocent by...
by Catalpa Grove on Aug 17, 2015

Tory Attacks on Trade Unions is Escalating a Class War

Ever since Edward Heath’s Tory government was brought down by the National Union of Miners (NUM) in the 1970s, the Tories have been determined to emasculate trade unions in the UK. Margaret Thatcher didn’t make the same mistake as Heath in t...
by London Green Left on Aug 7, 2015

Order On Amendment Of Budgetary Classification

Published: 07.17.2015 in the Monitorul Oficial no. 185-189 Article No. 1285 Effective Date: 07/17/2015    Under Article 7 (5) of the Law on budget system and budget process 847-XIII of 24 May 1996 to regulate and improve the cover...
by Laws in Moldova on Jul 19, 2015

Moldovan Parliament Approves Draft Legislation to Support Local Farmers

Draft laws on the development of agriculture and supporting local farmers, worked out by the a special parliamentary committee, will be introduced into the legislation this week.The Special Committee for the elaboration and approval by the parliament...
by Laws in Moldova on Jul 8, 2015


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