Terry McAuliffe may face his defining political moment earlier than any Virginia governor in the modern two-party era. He confronts a General Assembly deadlocked on the budget, solely due to disagreement on McAuliffe’s position regarding Medicaid expansion. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) The Maryland General Assembly is considering legislation that would bar public universities from providing funds to academic organizations that support boycotts of Israel. Similar legislation has been proposed in New York and Illinois. Show More Summary
Though Marvel's cosmic superhero assembly of Guardians of the Galaxy doesn't hit until August, the comic studio knows that they still have to put some effort into convincing some of the more skeptical or uninterested general audiences of their cinematic universe to get unboard with a property they've never heard of. Show More Summary
By Dan Greenberg | The Arkansas Project One of the most offensive bills that the Arkansas General Assembly passed last session was SB 821/Act 1413. This bill, which we warned the Legislature about, almost seemed designed to make it more difficult for citizens to pass laws by means of ballot initiatives. Show More Summary
This week’s Courier Herald column: March 3rd was “Crossover Day” in the Georgia General Assembly. By that day, a bill must have crossed over from the House or the Senate to the other chamber in order to be considered to become law this year. It’s a way to weed out the serious, final bills that […]
Unlike most Fridays, there were a ton of funding deals today: a huge round for online home-goods retailer Wayfair, $35 million for startup school General Assembly, a $20 million round for Shazam, and more.
Restaurateurs Michael and Alan Stillman (of the Fourth Wall Group) reveal the new concept inside their Manhattan space formerly known as the Hurricane Club and Hurricane Steak + Sushi: Eater NY has a look inside General Assembly, a French...
Vuk Jeremic, the president of the Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD), served as Serbia's foreign minister prior to being elected president of the 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Show More Summary
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by Caroline Farrow March 6, 2014 (MercatorNet) - This Friday sees the 39th International Women’s Day (IWD), a mandatory celebration for all member states of the United Nations following a resolution passed by the General Assembly in 1977. The theme, “Equality for women is progress for all”, is little…
General Assembly, the New York-based educational startup that offers tech courses in campuses across different cities, today announced that it has raised a Series C round of $35 million. The funding was led by new investor Institutional...Show More Summary
General Assembly, an education firm which offers programming, design, and entrepreneurship courses, just raised $35 million. General Assembly’s new round will be used to help the company launch new campuses, and strengthen its enterprise offering. The company originally offered both …
General Assembly, the three-year-old academy for budding entrepreneurs, said on Friday that it had raised more than $35 million in a new round led by Institutional Venture Partners, as it seeks to build out its global ambitions.
There are many firsts in this general assembly elections; here is yet another one. Election Commission of India has allowed candidates to file their candidature affidavits online for Assembly Polls. These affidavits are files as part of nomination to contest for a Parliamentary or an Assembly seat. These affidavits include candidates personal information, including details...
Black sea bass with avocado, snow peas, and shiitakes. Tonight, Michael Stillman and the Fourth Wall Restaurant Group — the team behind Smith & Wollensky and Quality Meats — are opening a new spot in the former Hurricane Club space.Show More Summary
The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has been a Medicaid expansion advocate throughout this General Assembly session. The organization’s support has been a boon both to Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and to Democrats in general because it placed the most visible representative of Virginia’s business community on their side. Read full article >>
Leadership coach Lolly Daskal and cofounder of General Assembly Matthew O. Brimer tackle this week's question about how to break into graphic design without dropping thousands on a degree. Some people know what they want to be when they...Show More Summary
Earlier last month the Virginia Senate passed House Bill 1237 while its counterpart, Senate Bill 154, passed the General Assembly last Friday. Both bills are designed to lift Virginia's long-standing Sunday hunting ban, and both are headed to the desk...
When the U.N. General Assembly adopted The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948, it essentially stipulated the right for all people to a decent job with decent pay and social protection in the case of temporary unemployment that would lift them back into the workforce. Show More Summary
Call it farm protection, Hoosier-style. The Indiana General Assembly has sent farm protection legislation without any “gags” to Gov. Mike Pence for his signature. The bill does not ban taking pictures or making videos, does not change existing law on reporting animal abuse, and contains no penalties for getting creative on a job application. Those... Continue Reading