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Democrat Wisconsin governor bill to fight forever chemicals legislative session

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers indicated Wednesday that he has no intention of signing a Republican bill that would spend tens of millions of dollars to address pollution from so-called permanent chemicals known as PFAS. That’s because the bill would significantly reduce the enforcement powers of regulators. The Senate passed the bill in November, and the […]

A placeholder session before the FOMC meeting minutes – ForexLive

Most major currencies started the day lower and risk appetite declined. The Aussies and Kiwis are making decent moves, carrying on yesterday’s momentum. Meanwhile, the dollar is stable, with EUR/USD holding around 1.0800 and USD/JPY still hovering around the 150.00 mark. There is tentative caution in the stock market as we await Nvidia’s results later […]

Alaska legislators start 2024 session with pay raises and a busy docket

Alaska lawmakers will convene a new legislative session Tuesday against the backdrop of an election year, with a record that includes education funding, energy proposals and the ongoing challenge of how large the annual dividend checks should be to go to residents. Submit. They are also starting the session with increased salaries. Here's what you […]

VA Legislature to take up proposed Wizards, Capitals stadium move in 2024 session

Virginia lawmakers plan to introduce a bill that would pave the way for a massive sports and entertainment complex to be built outside Washington, D.C. The proposal, supported by Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin, would move the NBA's Washington Wizards and NHL's Washington Capitals to Alexandria after announcing their intention to vacate the District of Columbia. […]

Vermont Legislature reconvenes for new session

The Vermont Legislature reconvened Wednesday after a tumultuous adjournment. Catastrophic flooding and skyrocketing opioid death rates are among the top issues Montpelier lawmakers are trying to address. “We need to think more deeply about how to avoid and mitigate climate change and flooding,” Senate President pro tempore Philip Valls told his colleagues. “We need to […]

Ruby-red Kentucky begins new legislative session

Kentucky lawmakers returned to Frankfort on Tuesday for a 60-day session. The session is expected to be dominated by negotiations over the Bluegrass state's next two-year budget and conflicts with Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear's policies. Mr. Beshear unveiled his own budget blueprint last month that includes universal kindergarten and an 11% pay increase for public […]

Georgia’s redrawn congressional map nears passage as special redistricting session approaches likely end

A special session to redraw Georgia’s federal and state legislative maps is likely to end Thursday after a state House committee created a Republican-friendly congressional map. The new Congressional map creates new majority-Black districts by relocating Democratic voting strongholds in metro Atlanta without upsetting the 9-5 majority held by the state’s current Congressional delegation. do. […]

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