Tags: "public"

15 Nov
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Secrecy shrouds sex harassment public payouts in Congress

State governments’ practice of spending taxpayer funds to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against legislators and staff has created an uproar in California’s Legislature and other statehouses around the country. Now a picture is emerging of how the U.S. Congress is ...

13 Nov
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Young Coloradans Press Congress to Pass Dream Act / Public News Service

More than 17,000 Coloradans who entered the U.S. as children could face deportation if Congress does not act to save the DACA program. (Duffman/Wikimedia Commons) November 13, 2017 DENVER — Colorado advocates for immigrants’ rights are doubling down on efforts ...

13 Nov
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Tennessee Wilderness Act Passes Hurdle in Congress / Public News Service

The Tennessee Wilderness Act is now part of the Federal Land Mangement Act of 2017 and would protect almost 20,000 acres in the Cherokee National Forest. (John Iwanski/Flickr) November 13, 2017 ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Tennessee is one step closer to ...

12 Nov
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Congress wins Chitrakoot despite Chouhan’s 13 public meetings

As many as 13 public meetings addressed by Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan in the constituency, where he also stayed overnight in a tribal hamlet, failed to stop the Congress from winning the byelection to fill up the ...

10 Nov
0

Will Congress Push Public Debt to 97 Percent of GDP?

The Congressional Budget Office has released an analysis of the new House Republican tax plan which indicates that the deficit will increase by $1.7 trillion over the next decade. Obviously, that is not a good thing but how big a ...

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