Three-Time Ex Pak PM Nawaz Sharif Takes Oath As Ordinary Lawmaker In Assembly

His terms as Prime Minister include his first term from 1990 to 1993 (File) islamabad: Three-time former prime minister Nawaz Sharif took the oath of office as an ordinary lawmaker in Pakistan’s 16th parliament on Thursday, days after giving up his bid to lead Pakistan for a record fourth time. By a miracle of fate […]

VA paves way for marijuana sales, assisted suicide as Assembly deadline looms

Virginia lawmakers debated hundreds of bills Tuesday as they approached a key deadline for this year’s legislative session. The House and Senate debated a wide range of topics from gambling to marijuana sales ahead of the so-called “crossover,” in which all bills except the budget must pass through the chamber. This year’s session will be […]

Virginia General Assembly appoints SCC commissioners without opposition

The Virginia General Assembly on Wednesday selected two experienced attorneys appointed the day before to fill long-standing vacancies on the state's powerful regulatory commission, which oversees interests ranging from utilities to insurance companies. Without opposition, both chambers approved the appointments of Sam Towell and Kelsey Baggott to the State Corporation Commission, an independent state agency […]

New York Assembly Republicans on ‘Friendship Delegation’ visit to China

Several Republican members of the state Legislature are making surprise visits to meet with Chinese Communist Party officials. Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay is among several New York Republicans posing for a photo with a banner that reads “New York State Congress and Business Friendship Delegation to China.” I was there. “The Congressional delegation was […]

UN General Assembly Votes Overwhelmingly To Demand Gaza Ceasefire

In Tuesday's U.N. vote, the United States and Israel voted against it, and 23 countries abstained. united nations: The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a non-binding resolution calling for a ceasefire in Gaza, taking control of the paralyzed Security Council and increasing pressure on Israel and Washington. The body, which includes all […]

Washington Elementary School Replaces Veterans Day Assembly With ‘Peace Assembly’

Children of Celebration USA, Catch the Spirit Singers, perform at the naturalization ceremony for U.S. Navy sailors and Marines aboard the USS Midway, November 11, 2005, in San Diego, California. More than 100 military personnel from 48 countries became citizens at the naturalization ceremony. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images) OAN’s Avril Elfie 3:21pm – Saturday, […]

Wisconsin Assembly delays vote on likely veto-bound $2B income tax cut

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Legislature on Thursday delayed final approval of a $2 billion income tax cut that is part of a package that also targets child care costs, but Democratic Gov. Tony Evers is expected to veto it. ing. The Senate passed the proposal last month, so it will be sent to Evers for parliamentary […]


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