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Baltimore State Senator Lisa Gladden Resigns Due to Multiple Sclerosis

Baltimore State Senator Lisa Gladden has officially retired from public office due to her deteriorating health condition. Gladden, who served in the General Assembly for 18 years, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1995. She chose...Show More Summary

Following Apple's decline, Foxconn reports first sales dip in 25 years

Foxconn, Apple's main assembly partner, on Tuesday declared its first-ever annual sales decline since going public in 1991, something reportedly linked to weak demand from Apple prior to the arrival of the iPhone 7.

GM Lied To The Public And To Trump About Where Chevrolet Cruze Sedans Sold In The USA Are Assembled

Submitted via Duane of Free Market Shooter On Tuesday, president-elect Trump tweeted about General Motors, stating the GM was building its Chevrolet Cruze in Mexico, importing them to the US tax-free, and selling them at US car dealers: General Motors is sending Mexican made model of Chevy Cruze to U.S. Show More Summary

Assembly Speaker Heastie and other lawmakers to skip Cuomo's state of the state addresses

Top state lawmakers in New York are skipping Gov. Andrew Cuomo's state of the state addresses in an unusually public display of the tensions between legislators and the Democratic... To view the full story, click the title link.

Top NY lawmakers to skip Cuomo state of the state addresses

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Top state lawmakers in New York are skipping Gov. Andrew Cuomo's state of the state addresses in an unusually public display of the tensions between legislators and the Democratic governor. Democratic Assembly Speaker...Show More Summary

What would the Assembly look like if weighted majority voting had been introduced?

2 weeks agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

What would the Assembly look like if weighted majority voting had been introduced? With the present RHI scandal throwing up another problem with the system there have been some calls for a ‘public conversation’ on future reform. In the (original) Assembly & Executive Reform (Assembly Opposition) Bill John McCallister  brought forward cross-community support and the more...

Cuba Bans Naming Statues Or Public Places After Fidel Castro

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

HAVANA, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Cuba’s National Assembly approved a law on Tuesday that bans commemorative statues of Fidel Castro and naming public places after him, in accordance with the wishes of the revolutionary leader, who died last...Show More Summary

Cuba Passes Law Banning Naming Sites After Fidel Castro

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Cuba's National Assembly approved a law on Tuesday that bans erecting commemorative statues of Fidel Castro or naming public places after him, in accordance with the wishes of the revolutionary leader who died last month. Castro always said he did not want a cult of personality although critics point out that the cult was everywhere. Show More Summary

Disease outbreak guarantees: A proposal to build public health capacity in developing nations (rerun)

While The Pump Handle is on holiday break, we are republishing some of our favorite posts from the past year. This one is from July 2016: In 2005, the World Health Assembly adopted a revised version of its International Health Regulations,...Show More Summary

CNN Headline: ‘Trump Adds Another Billionaire to the Team’

The liberal media appears to be obsessed with how Donald Trump assembled a presidential cabinet that has a cumulative high net worth, yet do not publicize how many of the cabinet members are not members of the political establishment: President-elect Donald Trump’s band of billionaires keeps growing. The latest addition to his team of ultra-rich […]

Public Barred from Viewing N.C. Legislative Coup; Reporter Apparently Arrested

The North Carolina General Assembly is currently debating a series of Republican-sponsored laws designed to strip power from the newly progressive governor and state Supreme Court. If passed, these measures would have far-reaching effects...Show More Summary

This Is Probably The Only Top 25 Movies of 2016 Video You’ll Need

The end of year is always accompanied by a parade of lists and rankings and recaps and awards, all of the assembled by publications and groups of all sizes and tastes. At its best, this is a season of celebration, of looking back onShow More Summary

Former Assembly speaker nabs endorsement from Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in race to replace Becerra

Essential Politics: Roadside testing for marijuana gets another look, lawmaker plans public database of hate crime offenders Dec. 6, 2016, 10:36 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: California legislators...

Building Equity from the Ground Up | Diversity 2016

The County of Los Angeles Public Library believes diverse programming begins with assembling a team of people from various backgrounds and cultures who can offer different perspectives, ideas, and out-of-the-box solutions that appeal to a wider swath of the population. Show More Summary

Breaking Bad: Gun safety bills – another retreat

Multiple websites, including Save Jersey, NRA-ILA and Reclaim Our Republic, are rejoicing that Assembly Law & Public Safety Committee Chair Ralph Cauto has withdrawn today’s consideration of Bills A4179 and A4180. These bills would require “firearms purchaser identification card, permit to...Read more

Gov. Brown names Xavier Becerra state attorney general

Becerra, 58, a former member of the California Assembly and a deputy attorney general, will replace Kamala Harris, who was elected to the U.S. Senate last month. “Xavier has been an outstanding public servant - in the State Legislature, the U.S. Show More Summary

Trump Assembles a Conservative Dream Team

“Donald Trump’s education secretary nominee is a huge critic of public schools and has pushed to steer taxpayer dollars to charter schools and voucher programs. His Health and Human Services pick wants to dismantle Obamacare and privatize Medicare,” Politico reports. [...]

Surprise! Trump is considering a Fox News talking head to be his press secretary.

2 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

President-elect Donald Trump is assembling his Cabinet of Deplorables, "draining the swamp" by picking an Attorney General deemed to racist to be a federal judge and an Education Secretary who campaigned against public schools. The latest slot rumored to be filled is that of Press Secretary, aka Spinner-in-Chief, aka C.J. Show More Summary

General Motors Will Allot More Product to Oshawa Besides Pickups: Sources

After a long-fought public relations campaign by General Motors Canada and Unifor, and a collective agreement that sees Unifor-GM temporary workers converted to full-time employment, Oshawa Assembly is on the up as pickup truck final assembly will run alongside Cadillac XTS production in the future. Show More Summary

Cartoon Trump And Cartoon Putin Make First Public Appearance Together

As President-elect Donald Trump assembles his cabinet, let’s remember all the authoritarian leaders of countries that rhyme with “Prussia” who helped make this possible. Stephen speaks to cartoon Donald Trump about the aftermath of the election, only to be interrupted by cartoon Vladimir Putin. Then they start making out. Show More Summary

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