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Will Obama Finally Order Corporations With Federal Contracts To Reveal Their Political Spending?

After years of delay, reformers say the time to act is now. After years of fruitless negotiating with Republicans, the White House has turned to the power of its pen — executive orders — to make progress on many needed national priorities. Show More Summary

Ecuador’s President Expresses Support for Venezuela Over US Executive Order

Ecuadorian President has joined the campaign in support of Venezuela against the actions on the part of US, which has declared Venezuela a threat.

Mayor Bans City-Funded Travel to Indiana After "License to Discriminate" Bill

18 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ed Murray, Seattle's first gay mayor, doesn't want to spend your money in Indiana. Alex Garland Mayor Ed Murray announced today he'll issue an executive order next week prohibiting all "work-related and city-funded" travel to Indiana...Show More Summary

In the wrong place at the wrong time?

Dick Turpin was convicted of robbery but had also been guilty of a string of murders (Wikicommons) In each generation from 1500 to 1750, between 1 and 2% of all English men were executed either by court order or extra-judicially (at the scene of the crime or while in prison). Show More Summary

Venezuela Gives Protest Note to US After Obama Declares Caracas Threat

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez announced Venezuela handed a note of a protest to the US embassy in Caracas after US President Barack Obama signed the executive order declaring Venezuela a threat to the United States.

Deal signs executive order for medical marijuana bill

After more than a year of heated debates, state lawmakers have finally approved Georgia’s first-ever law legalizing the possession of a liquid form of medical marijuana to help treat some health conditions. House Bill 1, also known as...Show More Summary

NBC Gets in Business With Ellen DeGeneres

NBC has placed an order for a new series to be executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres. The network announced it ordered eight episodes of “First Dates,” from DeGeneres and Warner Bros.’ Shed Media. NBC describes the show as “an observational...

Needle Exchanges Are Vital, But There's A Major Stigma Around Them. Here's Why.

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

To combat an outbreak of new HIV transmissions linked to injectable prescription drug abuse, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence issued an executive order today allowing local officials to establish a short-term needle exchange program. Needle-exchange...Show More Summary

Giving Up Perfection

I have several ideas around perfection. One is that I must execute my every day life in a manner that is just right. I like things in order, in a certain way. Another is the pursuit of the bigger dreams of my idealized self and the way that I intended my life to unfold. Show More Summary

Virginia governor orders retraining for officers after bloody arrest of black student

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Virginia’s governor, Terry McAuliffe, has issued an executive order mandating that state alcoholic beverage control enforcement agents be retrained in the wake of the violent arrest of university student Martese Johnson – who is appearing in court on Thursday charged with resisting arrest and...

WARNING: Obama Has Just Issued ANOTHER Unconstitutional Executive Order on Immigration

Obama is at it again and this time hardly anyone has noticed. He just issued yet another unconstitutional executive order to change our immigration laws by fiat. The indispensable Byron

Obama Administration Quietly Seeks Extra Boost for Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Last week, the president issued an executive order mandating a 40% cut in carbon dioxide emissions across government agencies. Buried in the list of qualifying clean energy technologies was a reference to small modular nuclear technologies that are smaller and less capital-intensive than light water reactors. read more

Wolf got millions from unions with whom he’ll deal in billions

By Matthew J. Brouillette, Gov. Tom Wolf’s first executive order banned gifts for executive branch employees in order to eliminate conflicts of interest between those in power and anyone “seeking to obtain business from or has financial relations with the commonwealth.”

Lindsey Graham Threatens To Cease Funding The U.N. If Barack Obama Bypasses Congress On Iran Sanctions

Tensions between the United States Congress and President Barack Obama have amplified over the last two years, mainly because Obama is accused of bypassing Congress, mostly through executive orders. The Inquisitr reported on this tactic...Show More Summary

After Martese Johnson's arrest, retraining ordered for Virginia alcohol agents

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed an executive order Wednesday that requires all of the state's Alcoholic Beverage Control agents to undergo training on use-of-force policy and community policing after the bloody arrest of a University of Virginia student sparked protests.

Ban The Box: Obama Could Sign Executive Order Making It Illegal Ask If Applicant Has Been In Prison

Ban the box law supporters have traveled to the White House to urge President Barack Obama to sign an executive order making it illegal to ask potential employees if they have ever been to prison. Top White House officials reportedly met with Ban the Box activists on Wednesday afternoon. Show More Summary

McAuliffe orders Va. ABC officers to be re-trained in use of force, diversity

This story has been updated.Spurred by the violent arrest of a black college student by white Alcoholic Beverage Control police officers, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) signed an executive order Wednesday that aims to reform the state agency’s law enforcement arm.Read full article >>

Fifth Circuit schedules hearing in executive amnesty case

(Paul Mirengoff) The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has issued an order that sets oral argument in Texas v. United States for April 17. This is the case in which Texas and other states challenge President Obama’s executive amnesty. Show More Summary

The Emergence and Importance of President Obama's Climate Policy

President Obama recently signed an executive order directing federal agencies over the next decade to cut their emissions by an average of 40 percent compared with their levels when he won office in 2008, and to increase their use of electricity from renewable sources by 30 percent. read more

Obama’s Amnesty Executive Order will be Heard on April 17 at Appeals Court

The sweeping amnesty executive order by Obama will be heard in an appeals court on April 17th, pitting the U.S. federal government against 26 states led by Texas.

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