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Political change in Connecticut and “a landmark week for climate policy” – Hartford Courant

With the final passage of a “Connecticut Clean Air Law‘, the House hailed a productive session to tackle climate change and clean energy, a comeback for environmentalists after years of failure and frustration. The victories come from a confluence of events, including automakers setting a timeline for all-electric product lines and a Biden administration leaning […]

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Niti Ayog releases draft battery swap policy

India’s top government policy think tank – Niti Ayog recently announced the release of a draft battery swap policy to advance the country’s electric mobility sector. The Battery Swap Policy was originally announced during the 2022 Union Budget in February this year. And with the release of the updated proposal, Niti Aayog is now seeking […]

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North Lanarkshire Council confirms policy on places for sexual entertainment – even though it has none

North Lanarkshire Council has upheld its policy on places of sexual entertainment – even though it has none. The council launched a four-week consultation in January due to new legislation. However, this provoked a backlash from a local women’s group who claimed the council was “supporting the area”. The Lanarkshire Live app is available to […]

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Letter – Pending Refined Resettlement Policy

Alvenus F. Dreyer Learning from the media that Namibia’s fine-tuned resettlement policy will be ready by mid-2022 has revived new hopes and expectations. According to this particular policy – which is currently under review – its purpose is to take corrective action. A corrective action is an action to resolve existing nonconformities and prevent their […]

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What do you think of CBN’s Evaluator and Electronic Invoicing Policy on Imports and Exports?

Lucky Amiwero Lucky Amiwero The introduction of electronic valuer and electronic invoicing for import and export by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is a breach of the Customs and Excise Management Act (CEMA). The new system violates the Customs and Excise Administration (Amendment) Act 20 of 2003 on the valuation of goods, and the […]

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Redrawing Papua New Guinea’s electoral boundaries

After more than four decades of inaction, Papua New Guinea’s electoral boundaries don’t match the people, but political interests are preventing much-needed change, writes Benjamin Raue. In less than two months, voters in the largest country in the Pacific, Papua New Guinea (PNG), will head to the polls to have their say on who should […]

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Governor Dunleavy outlines his budget and policy priorities

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – Governor Mike Dunleavy has asked the Legislature to prioritize a dividend amount from the permanent fund, place a surplus in state savings, and take action on People First Initiative bills introduced earlier this session. In March, Governor Dunleavy announced a projected $3.4 billion increase to the spring 2022 revenue forecast over […]

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Affordable Housing Policy Cancels Long Beach Community Hospital Deal – Press Telegram

A state law requiring governments to offer excess land to affordable housing developers has stalled plans to sell Long Beach Community Hospital to Molina, Wu, Network, LLC, the current leaseholder. The city has owned the property since 1911, with a condition on the deed that it be used for a hospital. Long Beach signed a […]

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High Court rules on Covid patient and care home policy

A COUNSELOR whose mother died with Covid has said a High Court ruling against government policy will not bring back the thousands of people who died in the first wave of the pandemic. Senior judges yesterday ruled it illegal to send patients infected with the virus back to care homes because it ‘did not take […]

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HKMA consults on CBDC policy and design choices

The document said e-HKD could bring challenges to Hong Kong’s monetary and financial stability, as well as the city’s role as an international financial center. Access today Sign up for a 2 week free trial and get instant, unrestricted, unrestricted access to Regulation Asia. FREE TRY Already taken your free trial? Contact our team and […]

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Ministry of Commerce: No policy on cryptomining

While a review of legislative and policy frameworks to determine the possibilities of a cryptocurrency sector in Trinidad and Tobago is underway, there is currently no government policy on cryptomining. The clarification comes from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, following an announcement by ANSA McAL Group on its proposed Bitcoin mining farm, Trinimine, at […]

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Failure to associate the NAP with the strategy? Apply for IPO of LIC under Retail/Personal Quota

As part of the initial public offering (IPO) of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) in India, a quota of 10% was reserved for existing policyholders. The main benefit of applying under the insured booking part is that applicants will get a discount of Rs 60 off the IPO price. Key prerequisites Existing policyholders must meet […]

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Congress must pass meaningful climate policy

We have reached the first anniversary of President Biden’s Earth Day 2021 pledge to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. A year later, negotiations in the Senate to pass the reconciliation bill aimed at significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions are continuing. Time is running out to avoid the worst consequences of climate change. We cannot […]

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Asembia 2022 Summit to address biosimilar uptake and policy implications for specialty pharmacy

Many topics will be discussed at this year’s Asembia Specialty Pharmacy Summit, which will be held in person in Las Vegas May 2-5, including updates on cell and gene therapies and information on the future of industry. Asembia’s 2022 Specialty Pharmacy Summit is scheduled to take place next week May 2-5 in Las Vegas, Nevada, […]

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Court rules UK nursing homes’ COVID-19 policy was unlawful

LONDON — A British court ruled on Wednesday that the government’s decision to send hospital patients back to nursing homes without testing them for COVID-19, which led to thousands of deaths early in the pandemic, was illegal. Two High Court judges said the March and April 2020 policy was unlawful because it failed to take […]

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New Policy Brief on Global Health and Gender Equality: The Global Care Economy

Care work makes all other work possible. It is also the fastest growing labor sector in the world, with 150 million additional jobs expected by 2030. The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the importance of care work. It also revealed how women do most of the care work, which is unpaid, underpaid and/or undervalued. Globally, women […]

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Editorial: Gasoline Subsidy Policy Proves Japanese Government’s Fixation on Summer Elections

The Japanese government has crafted a policy response to the soaring cost of living and added more than 6 trillion yen (about $46.9 billion) to the budget to cover it. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has exacerbated rising prices for fuel, food and other items, so people […]

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Yoon and South Korea’s Foreign Policy: Switching Between Strategic Ambiguity and Strategic Clarity

Normal operations of Ukrposhta, Ukraine’s national postal service, came to an abrupt halt at dawn on February 24 when the first Russian bombs and missiles hit Ukraine. On the morning of the war, Igor Smelyansky, the CEO of Ukrposhta, went to his office after being woken up by phone calls. He took his computer and […]

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New Charleston Policy Aims to Make In-Law Suites Easier to Build and Cheaper to Rent | News

As housing prices continue to rise in Charleston, city leaders aim to facilitate the construction of secondary suites for residents, better known as garage apartments or family suites. The structures, which are built on the same land of an existing home, can be rented to supplement an owner’s income and are often rented at lower […]

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Data Dependent Policy | Trade Standard Editorials

India’s economy was slowing even before the pandemic disrupted activity at all levels. Although it is now recovering from pandemic-induced disruptions, jobs and incomes have been badly hit over the past two years. The fact that India’s fiscal intervention during the pandemic was also limited compared to some of the other major economies, the […]

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FG is committed to fostering policy initiatives that promote investment in broadband infrastructure

Tuesday April 26, 2022 / 1:49 PM / Broadcast media / Header image credit: Official CPS_Lag The Nigerian Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) and the Executive Vice President (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, have pledged to conduct policy initiatives that promote infrastructure investment in […]

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Niger’s SONIDEP will focus on infrastructure deployment, revenue management and policy adoption during Africa Energy Week 2022

Residence ” General ” Niger’s SONIDEP will focus on infrastructure deployment, revenue management and policy adoption during Africa Energy Week 2022 A delegation from the Nigerien parastatal, SONIDEP, will attend and participate in Africa’s premier energy event, Africa Energy Week (AEW) (https://AECWeek.com), to be held October 18-21, 2022 in Cape Town. SONIDEP is responsible for […]

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Coal interests sue to block Pennsylvania carbon policy | app

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Coal-related interests sued Monday to block the centerpiece of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to fight climate change, a carbon pricing policy that will impose a cost for the emission of carbon dioxide. carbon that warms the planet from fossil fuels – thermal power plants. The lawsuit in Commonwealth Court by coal-fired […]

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Fanning the fires of energy policy

Stung by previous election defeats, the ALP is working hard to deny that it will introduce a carbon tax. The Coalition is trying to pretend that a Labor government would. Apart from that, both sides seek to sideline environmental issues and their very significant impact on the economy. Many on the Government side believe in […]

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Brentwood set to adopt military equipment use policy

On Tuesday, Brentwood City Council will discuss the introduction and waive the first reading of an ordinance adopting a policy for the use of military equipment pursuant to Assembly Bill 481. The move comes after Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 481 into law last fall. The bill requires a reporting and authorization process for […]

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FERC QF Self-Recertifications and the “Same Day Policy”

FERC has finally answered a long overdue question – when does a QF self-recertification need to be renewed? That is, is there a grace period before such a filing is due after a material fact has changed? The short answer is that there is no grace period. And, staff consider anything that happens beyond 30 […]

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IMF Pandemic and Procyclical Policy

“It’s cost inflation…it’s an increase in fuel costs, which is something that’s used in everything else. It’s used in the production of many other goods and services, it’s used in transportation, and so it doesn’t just affect prices at the pump, it actually affects every other price in the economy. The problem is that then […]

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Zero tolerance policy for bad behavior on flights will continue with fines of up to $80,000

Share the article Last update 3 hours ago The FAA announced Wednesday that the zero tolerance policy for unruly passengers will become permanent. Bad behavior on planes has been a huge problem for airlines in the United States since the start of the pandemic. Over 1,200 passenger incidents have been reported so far in 2022 […]

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Yoon worries about tech politics as chip arms race heats up

President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol is chairing a meeting with representatives from South Korea’s business community on Wednesday. (Courtesy of President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol’s Transition Committee) The new government to be led by President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol is at a crossroads on how its political support to support the domestic chip industry will take shape, as the global chip […]

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Business-level effects of the Russian power cut

Raphaël Lafrogne-Joussier, Andrei Levchenko, Julien Martin, Isabelle Méjean April 24, 2022 Editor’s note: This column is part of Vox’s debate on the economic consequences of war. Imports from Russia are largely made up of energy inputs, including oil, coal and natural gas. The centrality of these inputs in production networks implies that shocks affecting the […]

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Shannon rep calls for policy change to manage overgrown hedges and trees

Bookmark(0) Please login to mark No account yet? Register *Trails at Purcell Park, Shannon. Photography: Joe Buckley A POLICY REVIEW surrounding overgrown trees and hedges has been requested by a Shannon County Councillor. Clare County Council has been urged by Cllr Gerry Flynn (IND) ‘to revise its policy’ regarding the proliferation of trees and hedges […]

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Wellington North creates land use policy to govern cannabis production in township

Next steps will be determining where cannabis facilities can operate in the township and other land regulations WELLINGTON NORTH – Council for the Township of Wellington North is creating a land use policy for cannabis farms within its municipal boundaries. During last week’s virtual meeting, Curtis Marshall, Development Planning Manager for the County, presented the […]

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Perceived risk and vaccine hesitancy

The public health literature has long studied the drivers of vaccination choices. The coronavirus pandemic has made the reasons why people refuse vaccination a central question for policy-making (e.g. Blanchard-Rohner et al. 2021, Costa-i-Font 2021, Campos-Mercade et al. 2021 ). Economic reasoning explains the decision to get vaccinated as a rational choice between two perceived […]

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More political work needs to be completed in Des Moines | Opinion

This week on Capitol Hill marked the 15th week and 100th day of the 2022 legislative session. While the 100th day usually marks the scheduled end of the session, we will be back in the coming weeks to complete our work for the year. Until we adjourn, the Senate will continue to fight for priorities […]

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Carnival Cruise Line updates mask policy for terminals

Carnival Cruise Line has made several changes to the policies that govern mask wearing in the cruise terminal before and after the cruise. Masks have always been mandatory in the terminal until this week. That has now been changed following a decision by a Florida judge, which overturned the CDC’s mask mandate earlier this week. […]

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Many California tenants fear eviction despite increased help

With the state’s eviction ban set to end on June 30, nearly 1.5 million California renters are behind on their rent payments, and more than 600,000 of them believe they are very or somewhat likely to be deported in the next two months, according to recent Census Bureau surveys. As it has done in many […]

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Asia-Pacific Trade Finance Market Analysis Report 2022 – Policy Reforms for Better Integration of SMEs in Trade Finance – ResearchAndMarkets.com

The report “Asia-Pacific Trade Finance Market, By Offer, By Vendor Type, By Application, By End User, Estimate & Forecast, 2017 – 2030” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Market overview The Asia-Pacific trade finance market held a market value of USD 3,444.3 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 5,771.0 billion by […]

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Arizona Supreme Court reinstates massive income tax cuts | PA power and politics

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday that voters in the state had no right to reject a massive income tax cut approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature and Governor Doug Ducey last year. The ruling means a tax cut is in effect that will reach almost $2 billion when fully in place and […]

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Publication of a draft battery exchange policy

NITI Aayog has released the draft Battery Swap Policy addressing key technical, regulatory, institutional and financial challenges to help India develop battery swap ecosystems to unlock large-scale adoption of the battery exchange. The policy aims to promote the adoption of battery swap technology implemented through the battery-as-a-service (BaaS) business model, ensuring lower upfront costs, minimal […]

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Property and Casualty Policy Administration Systems Software Market Size, Share, Growth 2022-2029 | Key Players – Applied Epic, PolicyCenter, FormsPlus, Insurance Policy Solutions

New Jersey, United States,- The global Property and Casualty Policy Administration Systems Software Market is examined extensively and thoroughly in the report, focusing on the competitive landscape, regional growth, market segmentation, and market dynamics. For the preparation of this in-depth research study, we used the latest primary and secondary research techniques. The report provides Porter’s […]

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Ocasio-Cortez faces questions from voters about policy priorities at Queens Town Hall

Some residents of New York’s 14th congressional district say immigration and police brutality are more pressing concerns than climate change. Representative Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, speaking at an April 20 town hall in Queens, faced several voters who questioned her prioritizing climate change over other concerns among residents of the 14th congressional district. “Why aren’t we talking […]

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Switzerland adapts its housing policy to Ukrainian refugees

More than 20,000 refugees from Ukraine, mainly women and children, have been accommodated in private accommodation. © Keystone/Jean-Christophe Bott The Swiss authorities plan to return to a regular reassignment of refugees from Ukraine in order to ease the burden, in particular for certain cities. This content was published on April 21, 2022 – 16:59 April […]

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Conviction of 2 soldiers in murder of Negros activist proves state policy – groups

“There should be no immunity from impunity. Responsibility will visit you over time. Maybe not instantly, immediately, or not in the near future, but it will catch up with you eventually. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMILBulatlat.com MANILA – The conviction of the two soldiers involved in the murder of activist Benjamin Bayles proves that extrajudicial […]

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NITI Aayog Releases Draft Battery Swap Policy to Promote Widespread Adoption of Electric Vehicles; Details here

Government think tank NITI Aayog released the draft Battery Swap Policy on Thursday, April 21 and invited comments and suggestions from all stakeholders. During the 2022-2023 budget, the central government had announced its intention to introduce a battery exchange policy and interoperability standards, with the aim of creating and improving the efficiency of the battery […]

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IMF chief says China has ‘enough’ policy space to stimulate economy amid headwinds

China is able to boost its economy despite headwinds because it has “ample” room for maneuver in both monetary and fiscal policy, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. China’s growth “remains in positive territory”, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told a virtual press conference at the 2022 Spring Meetings of the […]

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Spearfish admins insist on open-door policy for program issues | Local News

SPEARFISH — Administrators at Spearfish School have an open-door policy for any parent or community member who wishes to discuss the school district’s curriculum or materials related to sex education, school board members said during of their regular meeting. During their April meeting, Spearfish community member Bill Nachatilo addressed the board with concerns about the […]

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ALTEO Energy Services Public: Information on the 2024 and 2025 Compensation Policy of the Organization of the ALTEO Employee Share Ownership Program and the associated capital increase

COMMUNICATION In accordance with its obligation as an issuer to provide notification of extraordinary events under Article 55 of the Capital Market Act CXX of 2001 (“Capital Market Law“), ALTEO Energiaszolgáltató Nyilvánosan Működő Részvénytársaság (head office: H-1033 Budapest, Korház utca 6-12; company registration number: Cg.01-10-045985; below: “Company” or “ALTEO“) hereby provides the following information: ALTEO, […]

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Milwaukee PD’s new reckless driving tow policy coming May 1

This year, May will bring with it a new phase in the City of Milwaukee’s efforts to curb reckless driving. A new policy, which takes effect May 1, will allow unlicensed vehicles linked to reckless driving to be towed by the Milwaukee Police Department (MPD). Reckless driving in the city is a growing problem. As […]

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Maryland Farm Bureau finds legislative success | Agricultural Policy News

Farmers in Maryland will benefit from increased support and consistent regulation following the legislative session that ended April 11. Lawmakers passed five of the State Farm Bureau’s seven priority bills and 29 of the organization’s 65-backed bills. “Overall, we had a great session,” said Colby Ferguson, Farm Bureau government relations director. Farm Bureau has succeeded […]

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Japan rolls out a new fisheries policy to revive and industrialize a struggling sector

Seafood has always been one of Japan’s most traditional and valuable sources of protein, with the country famous for its fish dishes like salmon and unagi – but in recent years the trend seems to be moving in the opposite direction, with many younger generation consumers moving away from seafood in favor of chicken or […]

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City to review French language policy, lawyer says it’s time to refresh it

Although the city has made progress towards French-language services in recent years, the local chapter of the Association canadienne-française de l’Ontario advocates that these changes be made permanent by integrating them into city policies. Last updated approximately 22 years ago, City of Greater Sudbury administrators were tasked with reviewing its French language services policy. The […]

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California Privacy Rights Act for Employers: Developing and Publishing a Privacy Policy for Human Resources Data

This is the fifth in a series of articles on the implications of the California Privacy Rights Act for employers.. The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), which takes effect on January 1, 2023, will impose specific notification obligations on the employer. In a previous article, we discussed the first type of notice required under the […]

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Maryland school board to adopt new flag policy after teachers ‘bullied’ into supporting LGBTQ pride flag

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A Maryland school board has moved to adopt a new policy on political symbols that could ban items like the rainbow pride flag from public school classrooms after members said teachers had been “bullied” into displaying pride flags recently donated by an LGBTQ group. The Carroll County […]

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Implementing a Better Federal Policy for Legal Immigrants Will Help Strengthen Social Security

My father never received social security as such. If all goes well, I won’t draw it until I’m 70. Well, that’s not entirely true. I have already benefited from Social Security. And in a way, my father too. My father, after selling his share in Wyatt’s Hardware to his older brother Pershing, went to work […]

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Need to recognize self-care as a global policy priority to help achieve universal health care

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc around the world, disrupting the lives of many families and institutions. However, there are lessons to be learned and the unspoken issues need to be brought to the fore. The biggest problem that societies can no longer ignore is matching the demand for emergency and routine health services with […]

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DCSA Promotes New Contract and Policy Officers – MeriTalk

The Defense Security and Counterintelligence Agency (DCSA) – a component of the Department of Defense (DoD) that conducts most security investigation of federal government personnel as well as education and training management Security Awareness – promoted two senior officials to manage procurement and policy functions for the agency. Clay Socha has been named head of […]

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Smart Watch Maker rules with CARU privacy policy and parental consent – Privacy

United States: Smartwatch maker settles with CARU over privacy policy and parental consent April 18, 2022 Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. The Children’s Advertising Review Unit recently settled with TickTalk Tech, LLC its […]

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4 Steps to Create an Orchestrated Authorization Policy for Zero Trust

Much emphasis is placed on the zero-trust approach to access. Beyond authentication (verifying that someone is who they say they are), authorization assessment is equally important because it determines what someone can do with that access. . Policies should be written to take this into account, and the strongest policies are built on a permission […]

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Maharashtra postpones electric vehicle policy due to inadequate charging ecosystem

Strong points : The Ministry of Environment passed a resolution for the implementation of the EV policy from April next year. The policy aims to make Maharashtra a leading state in India in terms of adoption of electric vehicles. An underdeveloped ecosystem will certainly prove a barrier to faster adoption of electric vehicles. In this […]

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Stillwater Schools Consider Seeking Toilet Policy Advice | News

The culture wars surrounding bathrooms and who can use them died down for a few years as states suffered economic backlash from organizations discouraged by the legislation and policies they inspired. But transgender legislation and policies have again come to the fore, as seen in Stillwater over the past month. It’s a national trend. On […]

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Archbishop misunderstood Rwanda migrant policy goals – Rees-Mogg

The Archbishop of Canterbury misunderstood the aims of the government’s plans to send migrants to Rwanda when he criticized the new policy, a Cabinet minister has said. Plans announced by ministers this week have been deemed ungodly by religious leaders, with Justin Welby saying sending migrants to the African country would not stand up to […]

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Unpreparedness for Digital Politics – Manila Standard

“That must be taken into account.” Filipino consumer behavior and culture has changed so fast since the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our comfort zones. Things were so different three decades ago when we were just starting to use analog cell phones and internet access was very slow and limited. Computer technologies then operated […]

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New law would strengthen ‘objectionable materials’ policy

A new Georgia law could derail a recent campaign to remove “inappropriate” books from public schools in Coweta County. Currently awaiting Governor Brian Kemp’s signature, SB 226 includes a timeline for school officials to respond to formal complaints about objectionable materials. It also allows parents and legal guardians to initiate the process of reviewing these […]

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HOSTILE POLICY KEEPS CRYPTO INVESTORS AWAY FROM INDIAN EXCHANGES

HOSTILE POLICY KEEPS CRYPTO INVESTORS AWAY FROM INDIAN EXCHANGES GOVERNMENT INDECISION ON CRYPTOCURRENCY REGULATION AFFECTS TRADE By Arun Kumar Shrivastav India is making all the bad noise on the cryptocurrency front! In the 10 days starting April 1, trading volume on major Indian crypto exchanges such as WazirX, CoinSwitchKuber, CoinDCX, and ZebPay decreased by more […]

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UK immigration policy ‘to save this government’s skin’, says charity

UK immigration policy is not about ‘saving the skin of refugees, it’s about saving the skin of this government’, a charity has claimed, after it was revealed that Priti Patel had ignored officials’ concerns to advance the controversial plans. As part of the plan to curb migrants crossing the Channel in small boats, those deemed […]

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OPINION – John Lee post-nomination policy directions and reforms

Although John Lee secured 786 nominations out of the 1,452 members of the Election Committee (EC) on April 13 and is set to become the next chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), his quest a high degree of legitimacy has just begun, which means that he must design his political platform […]

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Editorial: VDOT must monitor its billing policy | Editorial

JTHE GOOD NEWS is that Chuck and Carolyn Westater won’t have to pay the Virginia Department of Transportation $2,440 for cutting down a tree that fell on their car and crushed it. The bad news is that they received an invoice in the first place. Here’s what happened: On March 7, the Westraters were driving […]

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Policy change allows low-income, US-born children in Utah to access federal child care subsidies

After several years of petitioning lawmakers and agency staff, children’s advocacy groups worked successfully to change a Utah Department of Workforce Services policy barring certain immigrants and refugees from access federal child care subsidies for their US-born children. Holy Cross Ministries executive director Emmie Gardner said a coalition of advocates, including the Early Childhood Alliance, […]

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Smart Watch Maker settles with CARU privacy policy and parental consent | Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

The Children’s Advertising Review Unit recently settled with TickTalk Tech, LLC its information collection practices. CARU, a self-regulatory body that enters into voluntary agreements with companies, conducts regular audits of companies’ privacy practices in the Kid’s Zone. During one such audit, he identified concerns with TickTalk Tech’s children’s smartwatch, TickTalk4. In particular, CARU was concerned […]

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Virginia High School’s Discriminatory Admissions Policy Must Be Overturned

IIn Virginia, the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology refuses admission to students based on their ethnicity. The school changed its admissions protocols in late 2020 in an effort to diversify its student body, which had previously been more than 70% Asian American. Officials got rid of its traditional merit-based standards, including standardized […]

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Lacey set to change public comment policy to comply with new law

Lacey Town Council’s current comment policy which only allows comments on items not on the agenda. This comments policy is about to change as a result of Absorbed Surrogate House Bill 1329. [email protected] Rolf Boon Lacey City Council learned on Thursday that Absorbed Surrogate Home Bill 1329, which was signed into law and takes effect […]

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DoT Releases Draft Policy Guidelines to Address Right-of-Way Issues, Boost Telecom Infrastructure Deployment, Telecom News, ET Telecom

NEW DELHI: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has released draft policy guidelines to standardize right of way procedures across all states and boost the deployment of telecommunications infrastructure ahead of pan-India rollout of the technology. fifth generation or 5G. Inconsistencies around right-of-way in states have been a major issue for telecom operators and tower companies. […]

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Carroll County School Board to Develop New Political Symbols Policy Following Rainbow Flag Controversy – Baltimore Sun

The Carroll County School Board voted Wednesday to develop a new policy on the use of political symbols, particularly flags, inside public school buildings. The decision came in response to some parental concerns about the rainbow pride flags that some Carroll County public school teachers displayed in classrooms. Community members and Superintendent of Schools Steven […]

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Treasury Secretary Yellen on Digital Asset Policy, Innovation and Regulation | Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

On April 7, 2022, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen delivered a speech on Digital Asset Policy, Innovation, and Regulation. Yellen began by noting that a few weeks ago, President Biden signed an Executive Order on a Whole of Government Approach to Digital Asset Policy, which directs federal government experts to conduct in-depth analysis to balance responsible […]

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The political agenda for older women (B): careers, care and pensions

The powerful potential of older women © Alex Rotas Around the world, we need a more ambitious and holistic women’s political agenda. An approach that incorporates all phases and roles of women’s lives – and recognizes the growing ranks and particular challenges of older women. It means accepting the interdependencies between three issues, usually treated […]

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South Korean President-elect Yoon unveils his foreign policy goals

SEOUL — In recent years, South Korea has been a passive player on the world stage even as its economic and cultural influence soared, wary of aggressive neighbors North Korea and China. The country’s new conservative president promises to change that. South Korea must step up its foreign policy according to its economic and cultural […]

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New organization to develop policy for sports betting regulators

Photo: Courtesy of DraftKings Recognizing the rapid expansion of sports betting in America, the Association of Racing Commissioners International on Wednesday announced the official launch of a subsidiary called the Sports Betting Regulators Association (SBRA). The new organization will hold its first meeting on July 10 in Boston during the summer meeting of the National […]

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Reviews | The recently launched social protection policy is a disappointment

Rinaani Musutua Namibia’s largest grain processor, Namib Mills, has confirmed increases from April 25 for wheat flour, pasta, bread, rice, maize flour, instant porridge and sugar. This is happening alongside a tripling of the price of cooking oil and sharp increases in the price of gasoline, which will drive further increases in food items. Rising […]

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Senior Policy Advisor, Technology Policy – ​​The Hill

Senior Policy Advisor, Technology Policy Global Counsel is seeking to hire a Senior Technology Policy Advisor to join its growing team in Washington, DC, serving as a source of technically and politically astute advice on US regulatory and legislative agendas for our corporate and investor clients. This new role is designed for policy experts with […]

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Policy watch: free catering program

The Finance Minister sings the praises of the Prime Minister’s Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY). As part of this program, free food grains were distributed to people in need. This was welcomed in a recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) working paper. He credited the free food grain program with only a 10 basis […]

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India’s health policy needs a paradigm shift to serve commoners

India’s health policy needs a paradigm shift to serve commoners Dr. Arun Mitra Health care today faces several challenges ranging from medical education to primary disease prevention, health care delivery, health care financing, scientific inputs, drug pricing, etc thus developed the concept of developing resistance to diseases through a healthy diet or through specific methods […]

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Nintendo Switch Online removes controversial policy

Nintendo has removed a controversial policy from Nintendo Switch Online. Following in the footsteps of PlayStation and Xbox, Nintendo has confirmed that its auto-renewal practices are changing. This change follows an investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority. For Switch Online subscribers and future subscribers, this means that Nintendo Switch Online will no longer be […]

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Long live RAMSI? – Political Forum

Since the end of the regional assistance mission to the Solomon Islands, anti-corruption initiatives have continued to receive government support, although little is being done to tackle some of the key drivers of corruption, write Grant Walton and Husnia Hushang. Over the past three decades, anti-corruption reforms have become a central element of international post-conflict […]

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Key Policy Areas the Next Regime Should Prioritize

Ideas & Debate Key Policy Areas the Next Regime Should Prioritize Wednesday, April 13, 2022 By GEORGE WACHIRAMore from this author Summary Democratic nations hold elections to provide opportunities to change or abandon what has gone wrong and to introduce realistic plans to realize emerging national ambitions. Incidents of disruptive election violence have in the […]

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Reps Probe Pioneer Status Policy, Summon Minister, NIPC Executive Secretary, CEOs

The House of Representatives on Tuesday unveiled plans to investigate the approval of pioneer status granted to private companies in a bid to unravel lost revenue and tax evasion. To this end, the House Committee on Public Accounts, chaired by Hon. Oluwole Oke, has concluded plans to conduct an investigation into the activities of the […]

Constituent policy

Why traditional ESG policy may no longer be enough for investors

Upheaval in Ukraine has forced investors to make urgent changes – but traditional ESG policy may not be enough, writes Annamaria Koerling Investors started 2022 facing deep uncertainties. Inflation across the world at the highest level in more than 30 years had already destabilized markets, with policymakers feeling pressure to rein in runaway inflation without […]

Regulatory policy

Why India Should Regulate the Online Gambling Industry with a Uniform Policy Instead of Banning It

“Many states, including Telangana, have blanket bans on online gambling as they were under tremendous pressure in the early 2010s due to fraudulent illegal apps that exploited users. I remember being an administrator when many suicides were taking place. Regulators, including the police, did not have the capacity or means to effectively regulate online gambling,” […]

Constituent policy

New study ranks states’ COVID policy outcomes. Illinois gets an “F”. – Wirepoints quick point

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) last week published a working page this is the most in-depth review we have seen so far, linking state government COVID policy to actual outcomes. In addition to mortality, it considered the effects on the economy and education in its ranking. Illinois is about average in mortality. It […]

Redistributive policy

Tackling the Inequality Pandemic in Asia and the Pacific

COVID-19 has exposed a pandemic of inequality in Asia and the Pacific, a region with the world’s fastest growing economies, but also half of the world’s poor, writes Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana. After two years of human devastation, the world is learning to live with COVID-19 while trying to balance public health protection and livelihoods. For […]

Regulatory policy

St Maarten: Media to follow amended policy to cover government briefings

The Department of Communication (DCOMM) of Sint Maarten has announced that in looking at ways to raise the level of the Council of Ministers press briefing, it has changed its policy for journalists wishing to participate. As such, media partners who are currently authorized to attend the press conference will all need to reapply for […]

Redistributive policy

The recently launched social protection policy is a disappointment

By BIG Coalition of Namibia. The largest grain processing company, Namib Mills, confirmed an increase from April 25 in wheat flour, pasta, bread, rice, corn flour, instant porridge and sugar. This is happening alongside a tripling in the price of cooking oil and sharp increases in the price of gasoline, leading to further increases for […]

Constituent policy

How to choose the right life insurance policy for people over 50 – InsuranceNewsNet

CHICAGO, April 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Life insurance is a useful way to protect loved ones in the event of the unexpected. In 2020, approximately 54% of Americans had life insurance coverage. But keep in mind that buying life insurance can look a little different after age 50. Some older policyholders may have fewer […]

Regulatory policy

How an increased R&D-focused policy can truly spur India’s medtech sector to become self-sufficient, Health News, ET HealthWorld

by Ashok Patel For many years, the pharmacy of the world has carried on with confidence and conviction. Be it generic or branded formulations, or vaccines, India has established itself as a force to be reckoned with in several regards in the international market. His recent COVID-related supplies, especially to the less-developed world, have, as […]

Distributive policy

Telangana government today protests against the Centre’s ‘discriminatory’ paddy supply policy

NNA | Update: April 11, 2022 9:45 a.m. STI New Delhi [India]April 11 (ANI): To mark a protest against the Centre’s discriminatory paddy supply policy, the Telangana government announced the organization of Dharna in Delhi on Monday morning. Telangana government officials, TRS party MPs, MLCs, MPs and local government and rural MPs will join the […]

Constituent policy

Security Policy Management Market Size, Trends and Forecasts

New Jersey, United States – Verified Market Research provides an encyclopedic study of Security Policy Management Market with holistic information about important factors and aspects impacting the future growth of the market. The Security Policy Management Market has been analyzed for the forecast period 2022-2029 and the historical period 2015-2021. To assist players to gain […]

Regulatory policy

April 8, 2022 Washington DC Health Care Policy Update

Confirmed Supreme Court Justice. On April 7, the Senate voted 53 to 47 to confirm Joe Biden’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. Republican senses Susan Collins (R-MA), Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) joined Democrats in the confirmation vote. She will be sworn in this summer […]

Distributive policy

Policy Recommendations to Facebook in Wartime

Patriarchy is a conception that is built from the stigma of polarization in which the leadership system is held by men, starting from the smallest perimeter in which the dominant function is the man. Men are superior and this is recognized by most people, men and women. The objectification of women only as complements to […]

Regulatory policy

Shah will hold a session to formulate a policy for the cooperative sector | Latest India News

Union Home Affairs and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah is expected to hold a two-day national brainstorming session from April 12-13 to formulate a policy for the country’s cooperative sector, a senior official said on Friday. close to the file. {{^userSubrated}} {{/userSubrated}} Shah had previously said that the Narendra Modi government planned to make changes to […]