• Citizenship Legislation report speech – Julie Owens – TONY BURKE
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    Citizenship Legislation report speech – Julie Owens – TONY BURKE

    That’s one of the more outrageous contributions I’ve heard in this House in a long time. I want to deal with a few things. I live in one of the most diverse electorates in the country. People from all over the world have come to Parramatta to make it their home, and I don’t find people who have spent years to become an Australian citizen wandering around my community and undervaluing that right. In fact, they’re proud of it, and I am very proud of them. The previous speaker wanted us to talk about the economy today. Let’s do that. Let’s acknowledge that the two million people who have come…

  • Attorney General Request Legislation – Student Loan Bill of Rights
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    Attorney General Request Legislation – Student Loan Bill of Rights

    We understand as well as the students of Washington state that paying for college is a commitment. Personally I work two jobs on top of a full-time workload to be able to afford tuition and other expenses however I understand at some point I will have to take out a student loan because I cannot physically work enough to adequately pay for tuition expenses. Washingtonians who are working hard to pay off their student loans deserve to be treated fairly by student loan servicers who are handling their debt and right now that doesn’t always happen. So think of it this way, Washington state regulates debt collectors but we don’t…

  • The Anti-Federalist Papers | Brutus 15
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    The Anti-Federalist Papers | Brutus 15

    I said in my last number, that the supreme court under this constitution would be exalted above all other power in the government, and subject to no controul. The business of this paper will be to illustrate this, and to shew the danger that will result from it. I question whether the world ever saw, in any period of it, a court of justice invested with such immense powers, and yet placed in a situation so little responsible. Certain it is, that in England, and in the several states, where we have been taught to believe, the courts of law are put upon the most prudent establishment, they are on…

  • Bill guaranteeing lunches for underprivileged students still unsigned
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    Bill guaranteeing lunches for underprivileged students still unsigned

    SHELLY: A LOT OF THE BILLS PASSED THIS LEGISLATIVE SESSION ARE STILL ON THE GOVERNOR’S DESK. ONE IS CATCHING A LOT OF ATTENTION NATIONWIDE AND IT’S A FIRST OF ITS KIND, IT WOULD PREVENT SCHOOLS FROM DENYING KIDS A REDUCED LUNCH IF THEIR PARENTS HAVEN’T PAID FOR IT. ACTION 7 NEWS REPORTER MATT HOWERTON IS HERE TO EXPLAI MATT: HUNGER FREE STUDENTS BILL OF RIGHTS ACT PASSED WITH FLYING COLORS THROUGH THE HOUSE AND THE SENATE. THE BILL WAS CRAFTED FOLLOWING RESEARCH DONE BY NEW MEXIC “APPLESEED,” A NONPROFIT THAT HELPS UNDERPRIVILEGED STUDENTS. THE NONPROFIT FOUND THAT MANY SCHOOLS IN THE STATE WERE DENYING CHILDREN LUNCH BECAUSE THEIR PARENTS OWED…

  • Hail Roof Damage Claim Denied After Allstate Points To ‘Cosmetic Exclusion’ Amendment;
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    Hail Roof Damage Claim Denied After Allstate Points To ‘Cosmetic Exclusion’ Amendment;

    PERMIT TO SELL BEER BUT ALL THOSE COLLECTIVE EFFORTS SEEM TO HAVE FALLEN SHORT AS THEY CONTINUE TO DEAL WITH ISSUES. WE’LL KEEP AN EYE AND IF ANYTHING CHANGES WILL GET BACK TO IT. AFTER ANOTHER ROUND OF SEVERE WEATHER, HOMEOWNERS ARE FILING INSURANCE CLAIMS. AS THE CBS 11 I-TEAM DISCOVERED, SOME MAY BE IN FOR A PRETTY RUDE SURPRISE. INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER BRIAN NEW JOINING US TONIGHT, YOU FOUND A LOT OF POLICIES MIGHT NOT COVER HAIL DAMAGE ON ROOFS. Reporter: AND WE FOUND HOMEOWNERS DO NOT REALIZE THIS UNTIL THEY HAVE THEIR CLAIM DENIED. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE FOR THOSE WITH A METAL ROOF. A TEXAS COUPLE IS WARNING…