The stakes have been raised in the fight to protect DACA. While Donald Trump was threatening to destroy North Korea in his first major speech to the United Nations, Reps. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) and Raul Grijalva...Show More Summary
Advocates from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and the 21 other health care organizations listed below are meeting with their representatives and senators today. They will urge Congress to continue its historic support of research...Show More Summary
Though you might not think of ants as formidable bodyguards, some do an impressive job protecting plants from enemies. Now, scientists at the University of Toronto (U of T) have determined what makes some better bodyguards than othe...
(University of Toronto) Though you might not think of ants as formidable bodyguards, some do an impressive job protecting plants from enemies. Examing the relationship between the Amazon rainforest plant Cordia nodosa in Peru and the...Show More Summary
Remember when Republicans were going to keep all of the protections in the Affordable Care Act for people with pre-existing health conditions, even while they were going to repeal it? Slowly, surely, that promise faded away through every iteration of Trumpcare and Zombie Trumpcare that emerged. Show More Summary
This year's iteration of the SHARE Act includes the Hearing Protection Act and the Lawful Purposes Act, both are strongly supported by The Firearms Coalition and other rights organizations.. This post SHARE Act : Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Sometimes, politicians ask the right questions. During a White House dinner Wednesday night over discussion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a protective act put in place by President Obama to keep "Dreamers" safe fromShow More Summary
Every three years, the US Copyright Office has to ask America about all the ways in which Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (which bans bypassing DRM, even for legitimate reasons) interferes with our lives, and then it grants limited exemptions based on the results. (more…)
Earlier this year, when Congress was trying to repeal Obamacare—also known as the Advanced Care Act—we went all-in on protecting the law and saving health care for millions. Now we're going all-in to expand health care. In Maine, the state legislature has passed bills to expand Medicaid under Obamacare five times. Show More Summary
CONGRESS MUST PASS THE DREAM ACT TO PROTECT DACA RECIPIENTS: As Donald Trump continues erratic behavior and messaging on vital Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Congress must act to pass DREAM Act. The DACA program has allowed hundreds of thousands of young people who were brought to the U.S. Show More Summary
The effort to deregulate of silencers has reached an important milestone: The Hearing Protection Act has made it out of committee, and been incorporated as part of another larger bill. House Resolution 3668 – the Sportsmen Heritage and...Show More Summary
A bipartisan endeavor is progressing in the U.S. Senate to protect transgender troops on the National Defense Authorization Act, the annual must-pass defense bill. On Monday, Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Susan Collins (R-ME)...Show More Summary
“Right now I’m protecting the Affordable Care Act.” The post Pelosi: No, support for single-payer isn’t a litmus test for Democrats (yet) appeared first on Hot Air.
Democrats are pushing for a vote on the Dream Act in a matter of weeks after President Trump told congressional leaders he wanted action on legislation to protect the young immigrants known as “Dreamers.” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that Democrats are trying to force a vote,...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investor Carl Icahn never wielded excessive influence on U.S. biofuels policy while acting as President Donald Trump's adviser on regulation, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency said in a letter to a Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse.
WASHINGTON — Democratic lawmakers are not ruling out shutting down the government at the end of the year should Republicans not pass the DREAM Act, protecting undocumented immigrants who were raised in the United States. At a press conference...Show More Summary
No, probably not. Sure, there are Republicans who want to find a legislative fix during the six-month window that President Trump has given Congress to act before he yanks legal protections from 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. These “Dreamers” have been working and studying here legally since 2012 under President […]
Last week, Trump ended Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program that protected eligible undocumented youth from deportation and provided them with renewable U.S. work permits. The White House announced that it plans to delay the program’s termination for six months, giving Congress an opportunity to enshrine DACA into law. Show More Summary
The Australian Privacy Foundation wants the federal government to act swiftly in ensuring the health information of citizens is safe from suffering the same fate as Equifax clients.
Following the law is now against the law in California if you are a landlord. The Immigrant Tenant Protection Act was passed on Thursday, making it illegal for landlords to