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    September 8, 2017 | Federal Legislative Report | AFSCME Video

    Congress is still working on a budget for the fiscal year that begins October 1st. The plan, which will come up for a vote soon is to pass tax cuts for the rich and big corporations, paid for by cutting Medicare, Medicaid, education and other vital public services. This week the Trump administration announced that it would end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA protects from deportation the many who were brought to this country as children, at no fault of their own. It’s now up to Congress to pass legislation to prevent a humanitarian crisis and allow these young people to remain in this country. The…

  • China heavily criticizes Trump approving legislation that backs Hong Kong protesters
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    China heavily criticizes Trump approving legislation that backs Hong Kong protesters

    US president Trump signed legislation aimed at protecting the rights of Hong Kong residents China responded with anger and strongly criticized Washington for interfering in its internal affairs Kim bo-gyung has the full story despite strong objections from Beijing president Trump has decided to back Hong Kong Trump said in a statement that his decision comes out of respect for president xi jinping China and the people of Hong Kong in hopes of leaders of China and Hong Kong settling their differences for peace and prosperity for all trumps approval comes just a week after the US Senate and the House of Representatives passed a legislation last week under the…

  • Trump approves legislation backing Hong Kong protesters
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    Trump approves legislation backing Hong Kong protesters

    amid ongoing fro democracy protests over in Hong Kong the US has stepped in as president Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law legislation aimed at protecting the rights of people in Hong Kong all right Kim dummy tells us more about the law despite objections from Beijing President Trump has decided to back Hong Kong Trump said in a statement that his a decision comes out of respect for President Xi Jinping China and the people of Hong Kong in hopes of leaders of China and Hong Kong is settling their differences for a peace and prosperity for all trumps approval comes just a week after the US Senate…

  • Florida Republican Wants To Make It Illegal To Remove Confederate Statues
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    Florida Republican Wants To Make It Illegal To Remove Confederate Statues

    A Florida state Republican representative, not ironically, the one from, uh, my area right here has introduced legislation to kick off the 2019 legislative year that would make it illegal for anyone in this state, even if it’s a city town lawyer, police officer, whoever, to remove any confederate monuments within the state of Florida would make it illegal. Now, the legislation here, this is the soldiers and heroes. Monuments and memorials protection act was a filed by Mike Lee from right here in Pensacola. Mike Lee Actually happens to be an African American and he says this is not just about confederate monuments, you know, this is about NASA…

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    Hello, today I wanted to answer a … question about what kind of companies have Business … Continuity Plans. I think it’s not actually about … the different types of companies but it’s about the … types of clients or the manager that you have in … your company. Your clients may be in … banking, legal, government and they will regularly ask for Business … Continuity Plans from their suppliers. Other reasons that you may require a Business Continuity … Plan is that it has been requested in a tender. If you are a key supplier to one of your clients they may … simply be doing due diligence…

  • Restrictive Legislation Hurts Us All
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    Restrictive Legislation Hurts Us All

    What do people who identify as one or more of the following have in common? They are all targets of restrictive legislation often by the very same lawmakers. ISPU gathered hard data from over 3,100 bills filed across all 50 U.S. states and found that between 2011 and 2017 lawmakers have proposed restrictive bills that limit access to the polls, immigration and asylum seeking, women’s reproductive rights, the rights of LGBTQ people, labor unions, and Muslim religious freedom. Among those proposed laws were 177 anti-shariah bills introduced in 37 state legislatures. But what do anti-shariah bills have to do with other kinds of restrictive legislation? Let’s look at one of…

  • Judges to Review Constitutionality of NDAA Military Detention Legislation
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    Judges to Review Constitutionality of NDAA Military Detention Legislation

    PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. On Friday, September 28, a panel of three judges will review the appeal of a ruling by a judge that said that the section of the NDAA (that’s the National Defense Appropriation Act) that’s the section that’s been very controversial that essentially allows for the military to detain people without trial, people in general (that means citizens and noncitizens), if they are connected with al-Qaeda or, quote, associated with it, whatever that means (and that’s part of what the problem is, whatever that means)–. Well, a legal case that was launched against this section included Chris Hedges,…