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Schwank gets it wrong on Senate race and energy policy

Editor: I read Senator Judy Schwank’s Oct. 7 letter in which she endorses socialist John Fetterman (“Fetterman is the only choice for Pa. this November”). He’s a new contender, trying to please the common man by wearing Carhartt hoodies and shorts. We construction workers who actually use these garments to get our jobs done in […]

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SimplyBiz Creates Policy Officer Position

“Alexander has been instrumental in providing support in key areas to advisors – including our recent Consumer Duty program” SimplyBiz has appointed Alexander McGregor to the newly created position of Chief Policy Officer. McGregor, a former senior director of compliance policy, has been with the company for eight years, following a five-year stint at Mattioli […]

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Boulder City Council Hears Suggested Updates to Policy Statement

Boulder City Council, in a special meeting Thursday, heard recommendations from city staff regarding updates to the city’s policy statement to better align with key regional, state and local priorities. federal. During the meeting, Chief Policy Advisor Carl Castillo presented changes to the city’s policy statement that he advises the city to combine, add or […]

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Video: Homelessness in California Cities

Recent infusions of state and federal funding have helped many California cities and counties address homelessness, even as homeless populations have grown in recent years. PPIC’s Lande Ajose spoke last week with the CEO of the League of California Cities Caroline ColemanMayor of Bakerfield Karen Gohand the mayor of San Diego Todd Gloria on the […]

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On energy policy, Hofmeister distances himself from Biden

As Governor Kevin Stitt tried to tie his Democratic opponent to President Joe Biden’s energy policies, State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister sought to distance herself on Wednesday, saying she was “concerned” about some of Biden’s positions. Hofmeister and Stitt shared the stage for the first time ahead of next month’s general election at the Oil Alliance […]

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Will Biden’s new marijuana policy help midterm Democrats in 2020?

President Biden made headlines last week when he announced he would use his power of pardon to grant clemency to those convicted of federal crimes for possession of marijuana. No one is currently in federal prison for possession of marijuana. But Biden’s decision will erase the record of more than 6,000 people previously convicted of […]

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Raisi: The United States and its allies resorted to a failed policy of destabilizing the region

The Iranian president said Iran’s role as a powerful country with different capabilities can be an opportunity for other Asian countries. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi addressed the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana on Thursday, where he accused the United States and its allies […]

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President denounces US policy of destabilizing Iran

The Iranian president delivered a speech on Thursday at the 6th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Astana, Kazakhstan. Here is the full text of the presidential speech, published by his official website: In the name of Allah, the Most Merciful, the Most Merciful Praise is due […]

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My Opinion: Ideology and Dogma Guarantee Political Disaster

Central banks around the world – led by the US Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and Bank of England – are raising interest rates, ostensibly to control inflation. The ensuing race to the bottom accelerates a global economic recession. go for it all The new British Prime Minister Liz Truss has already revived the “supply […]

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Used car sales pick up on political support

A pedestrian walks past an outlet of Uxin, a used car sales platform, in Shanghai. [Photo/China Daily] China’s used-vehicle industry is expected to experience robust growth in the coming years thanks to a series of favorable policies aimed at facilitating the circulation of used cars alongside continued efforts by online used-car dealers to strengthen online […]

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Cut Inflation Act, health equity at forefront of federal political action during midterm elections, expert panel says

Stakeholders at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 2022 Nexus Meeting Consider Federal Legislative and Regulatory Updates in Managed Care Pharmacy and the Impact the Upcoming Midterm Elections Will Have on These provisions. Recent federal legislative and regulatory updates in managed care pharmacy have prioritized topics ranging from accelerated access to new therapies to […]

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CBI questions India Ahead MD in excise policy case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday questioned the Managing Director of India Ahead News and Andhra Prabha Mootha Gautam newspaper in connection with the Delhi Excise Policy case. Although not named as an accused in the FIR, another channel employee, Arjun Pandey, is named in the FIR as one of the alleged ‘close […]

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Delegate powers to states, raise GDP to $900 billion… in Atiku’s policy paper

Atiku Abubakarpresidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), plans to give more autonomy to state and local governments if elected president in 2023. According to Atiku’s policy document seen by TheCable, the former vice president says he promote a “true federal system” that will guarantee national unity and allow federated units to set their […]

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preparedness for future pandemic events. Brief 7, July 2022 (snapshot series on alcohol control policies and practices)

Insight The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on alcohol consumption and smoking Throughout the pandemic, changes in alcohol and tobacco consumption have been observed, coupled with an increased likelihood of serious COVID-19 infections among those who consume alcohol and use tobacco. In response, countries in the Southeast Asian region have implemented a series of policy […]

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Financial sector policy: how illiquid open funds can amplify shocks and destabilize asset prices

Mutual funds that allow investors to buy or sell their shares on a daily basis are an important component of the financial system, providing investment opportunities for investors and providing financing to businesses and governments. Open-ended mutual funds, as they are called, have grown significantly over the past two decades, with $41 trillion in assets […]

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Heart Transplant Outcomes After New OPTN Policy

In 2016, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), which is administered by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), approved a new heart allocation policy that came into effect on October 18. 2018. The revised policy reflected the need to reassess prioritization of heart transplant candidates and eliminate geographic disparities in access. It was […]

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Launch of a county-wide policy for taxis and carriages | New

Plans to introduce a county-wide policy for licensing taxis and carriages in North Yorkshire are being drawn up ahead of a major shift in local democracy. Members of our decision-making executive will meet next week to discuss plans to launch a county-wide Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Licensing policy consultation. The seven existing borough and […]

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New logistics policy can give India $150bn boost: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI: The Modi government is taking decisive steps to realize the dream of making India a prosperous and developed country in 25 years. The goal of totally transforming the country with rapid and equitable growth is achievable and will be. Components of logistics policy The final step to accelerating India’s rise is the New […]

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RSPB ‘not ruling out’ direct action to defend nature of government policy | RSPB

The head of the RSPB says the bird charity is not ruling anything out as it organizes a mobilization of millions against what it calls the government’s ‘attack on nature’. Beccy Speight has dismissed accusations from Tory MPs that the group was lying to its members and pursuing a marketing campaign, as it led a […]

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Why Every Staff Needs a Policy Manual » Walsworth

I am incredibly proud to say that I am a teacher. I am lucky enough to teach photography, graphic design and journalism – subjects that many other publishing consultants also do. “Oh, the fun stuff!” is usually the answer every time I say this to someone. I teach the fun stuff, but that doesn’t mean […]

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Politicians fail to back better drug policy – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Since 1999, the rate of drug overdoses in the United States has quadruple. Close to a million died of it and the trend accelerated. Recent data shows a staggering 31% increase in overdose deaths from 2019 to 2020, and another 15% increase from 2020 to 2021. These statistics aren’t just numbers – they represent real […]

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UGC policy allowing students to pursue two offline degrees needs HEIs to alter admission rules

University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently asked all universities to make appropriate changes to enable students to pursue two degrees simultaneously in offline mode. While a similar model has been in place at various IITs for the last few years, central universities are apprehensive about the changes required to implement this policy. […]

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Hyderabad businessman Boinpally Abhishek Rao arrested by CBI in Delhi Liquor policy scam

Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested Hyderabad-based businessman Boinpally Abhishek Rao in the Delhi Liquor Scam case. This is the third arrest in the case and the first in Hyderabad. Rao, allegedly did not cooperate with the investigative agency when he was called in for questioning leading to an arrest. He is considered […]

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Central Bank Policy Mistake of Thailand’s Currency Crisis Explained in Sri Lanka

ECONOMYNEXT – Thailand’s currency crisis in 1997 was triggered by monetary policy inconsistent with its exchange rate policy, a former governor of the country’s central bank, Veerathai Santiprabhob, told an economic forum in Sri Lanka . The Bank of Thailand launched the baht in July 1997, after depleting its reserves by keeping rates low, released […]

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Is Tilray a buy after Biden changes marijuana policy? Surprisingly yes! (NASDAQ:TLRY)

Darren415 Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY) saw its stock explode after President Biden announced plans for cannabis policy reform. Although the stock fell after reporting its earnings, I doubt the results matter as much in the short term, as it is a stocks that have often traded on hype and will likely remain the case after President Biden’s […]

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National Logistics Policy will transform India’s infrastructure landscape

The highly anticipated National Logistics Policy (NLP), unveiled by Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 17, 2022, reflects the government’s positive intention to address key challenges facing the industry. The policy aims to promote smooth movement of goods across the country and increase the competitiveness of Indian products in domestic and global markets. This […]

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Bank of Namibia Seeks Legal and Policy Changes to Introduce a CBDC – Crypto Remains Without Legal Tender Status – BitcoinKE

According to the Bank of Namibia, we are currently witnessing an ongoing battle between regulated and unregulated currency on one side, and a second battle between sovereign and non-sovereign currency. The bank hosted “a thought leadership event on digital currencies and virtual central bank assets” where it said it must defend regulated currency and rein […]

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Delhi excise policy scam: Premises of former Akali MP Deep Malhotra raided in Punjab: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Chandigarh, October 7 The ED carried out raids in Faridkot, Ludhiana and Mansa on Friday as part of the money laundering investigation into the Delhi excise policy scam. Raids have taken place at various locations linked to leading liquor baron Deep Malhotra, whose company had bid for three-party liquor sales […]

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VOTER GUIDE: Mike Kelly wants party policy for the nation | New

“It’s not the United States. It is a “Divided States”. That’s how U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-16) described the current state of U.S. politics ahead of the Nov. 8 midterm elections. Kelly, who is seeking a seventh term, is running for re-election against Democratic challenger Dan Pastore to the United States House of Representatives for […]

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MPD tows over 100 vehicles under new towing policy

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee’s mayor and police chief provided an update on the city’s new tow policy that went into effect May 1, 2022. The policy allows police to tow vehicles when drivers are cited for an unregistered vehicle and receive a citation for one of the following offences: Dangerous driving Excessive speeding (25 MPH+) Run […]

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Mental health parity bill faces Republican opposition

As the COVID-19 pandemic becomes more rampant, policymakers are increasingly turning their attention to another underlying crisis in the United States – mental health and the lack of services to meet growing demand. . Lawmakers last month introduced a bill aimed at addressing the nation’s mental health workforce shortage. Subsequently, the House passed a separate […]

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Coast Guard Academy settles lawsuit over no-parents policy

NEW LONDON, Conn. — A Coast Guard Academy cadet who was expelled for becoming a father will graduate as part of a legal settlement, his attorneys said Thursday. Isaak Olson sued the academy in December after years of trying to be reinstated as a caddy. He was two months away from graduating, with a degree […]

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MP for Mansfield calls for ‘proper immigration policy’ to limit Channel crossings

During an interview with the GB News television channel, Mr Bradley reaffirmed his commitment to combating illegal immigration. It follows the latest figures, which show that as of October 3 a total of 33,573 migrants had crossed the English Channel from France in small boats, seeking asylum in Britain this year. This represents an increase […]

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Growing adoption of BYOD policy driving enterprise mobility

A number of factors, such as the growing deployment of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions across many industries, growing internet and smartphone penetration in developing countries, growing adoption of bring your own device (BYOD) policy, Internet of Things (IoT) developments and growing number of product launches are expected to drive the enterprise mobility management market […]

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Opposition parties challenge government on energy policy, vote of confidence on Friday | New

The prime minister has come under fire for failing to cut short his summer vacation to deal with the Uniper crisis, among other issues. Prime Minister Sanna Marin (SDP) speaking during the plenary debate initiated by the opposition interpellation questions. Image: Emmi Korhonen/Lehtikuva The ruling parties came under scrutiny over rising opposition energy costs during […]

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Reminder on UK drone policy

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (October 6, 2022) — The use of drones for recreational or commercial purposes is prohibited on the University of Kentucky campus. Applications to use a drone for research or teaching purposes must be registered and approved by the UK Office of University Events. “The Office of University Events, Risk Management and UK Police […]

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Where is the liability for damage caused by Covid policy?

Professor Jayanta (Jay) Bhattacharya is a physician (MD, Stanford), economist (PhD, Stanford) and epidemiologist (Stanford Medical School) all rolled into one, giving him a rare set of credentials to assess the multiple dimensions of Covid disease and Strategies . An academic with virtually no public profile before 2020, he became an articulate and compelling voice […]

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The top Treasury adviser called for fewer cops and a race-based policy

Vice chairman of new Treasury Department advisory group to ‘advance racial equity in the economy’ called for ‘cutting’ police budgets, scrapping for-profit prisons and bail in cash, and proposed that race should “always” be a consideration when developing policy. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday announced the formation of the 25-member “Racial Equity Advisory Committee,” […]

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Truss’ environmental policy seems to be: don’t think about it | Conservative Conference 2022

Amid Liz Truss’ speech, at the end of a chaotic and contentious conference, a protest by Greenpeace activists was perhaps inevitable given the frustration and concern simmering among environmentalists over the direction of the government policy. The Prime Minister’s remarks will only have increased their anxiety. To cheers from the boardroom, she raged against the […]

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How did America get addicted to a policy that fails everyone but the rich?

Here is the central conundrum of American politics since the Great Depression: Social Democratic policies crafted in the 1930s succeeded in creating a long era of widespread prosperity, then suddenly lost credibility in the mid-1970s. It was replaced by Ronald Reagan’s neoliberalism, which helped no one. other than the wealthy, but who still governs American […]

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“Hard workers will not accept a policy that gives recipients a higher raise than them”

“The goal should be to reduce the dependency that is growing around food banks” @RobertYoung: “While expensive, it makes sense to increase most benefits, including Universal Credit based on the rate of inflation; otherwise, it will just force more people to use food banks, etc., which would be an election disaster. The aim should be […]

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Snooker stars ‘not bothered by Covid politics’

Some of the world’s top snooker players who are in the SAR for the Hong Kong Masters tournament said on Wednesday they were generally in favor of the Covid-19 arrangements put in place. The first international snooker tournament held in Asia since the pandemic will kick off at the Hong Kong Coliseum on Thursday. Instead […]

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Africa: Ideology and Dogma Guarantee Political Disaster

Sydney and Kuala Lumpur – Central banks (CBs) around the world – led by the US Fed, European Central Bank and Bank of England – are raising interest rates, ostensibly to control inflation. The ensuing race to the bottom accelerates the global economic recession. go for it all New British Prime Minister Liz Truss has […]

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Stocks rally continues on political pivot optimism

What happened? The S&P 500 rose another 3.1% on Tuesday, after weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data buoyed hopes the Federal Reserve could adopt a less aggressive stance sooner than expected. . Bonds rallied alongside stocks, with 10-year Treasury yields falling 1 basis point to 3.63%, continuing the reversal from last week’s sharp rise. Fed funds futures […]

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Bipartisan Policy Center proposes legislation to address housing crisis

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) proposed a new bill that he said could not only address general housing affordability issues, but could be supported by both major political parties. The proposed legislation, dubbed the American Housing Act of 2023, is based on three key goals: to increase the production of affordable housing; preserve the existing […]

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Debian Linux Accepts Proprietary Firmware in Major Policy Change

Getty Images/iStockphoto In Debian Linux’s 29-year history, there was one constant: Debian would be entirely free software. Debian has also defined exactly what free software is in its Open Source definition. So far. Starting with the next release, Debian 12, aka Bookworm, Debian Linux will include proprietary firmware. Debian has always offered a choice of […]

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Payments cut for some farmers under new Common Agricultural Policy – ​​The Irish Times

Nearly €600 million in European Union direct payments to farmers are to be redistributed from those earning the most to small and medium-sized farms by 2027 under the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), according to The Irish Times. A total of 10% of the overall amount of payments available to farmers in the form of […]

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Five important political reminders after a stormy week

Line technicians, contractors and shaft specialists were in high demand following Ian’s impact. (Photo: Clayton Henkel) North Carolina endured the wrath of another powerful hurricane last week. And while that may bring little comfort to those who have lost their homes, businesses or, in a few tragic cases, loved ones, overall the situation could have […]

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Policy Outcomes and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Farmers’ Trade War Experiences

​Join Neil Malhotra, Edith M. Cornell Professor of Political Economy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for a talk on “Political Outcomes and Voter Turnout: Evidence from Farmers’ Trade War Experiences.” This discussion is part of the American Politics Lecture Series sponsored by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and the Center […]

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Danielle Turnipseed, JD, MHSA, MPP, Appointed AAMC Director of Public Policy

JToday, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announced Danielle Turnipseed, JD, MHSA, MPP, as its new Director of Public Policy. Turnipseed brings over 20 years of experience in health care policy and joined the AAMC of the American Medical Association’s Federal Affairs Division, where she advocated critical issues impacting physicians and the nation’s health […]

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LFA and ‘coupled’ supports under threat in Scottish political plans

Money paid to Scottish farmers in the form of Less Favored Area (LFA) support and ‘coupled’ support to suckler beef and upland sheep producers must be retained as direct income support in any policy future, says NFU Scotland. Failure to do so risks undermining the financial viability of many agricultural and micro-enterprise enterprises, he says, […]

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For the state’s energy policy, it’s one mess after another

“Governor. Pete Wilson on Monday signed legislation to deregulate the state’s turn-of-the-century electric utilities and reduce electric bills for residential customers by at least 10 percent.” — Los Angeles Times, September 24, 1996 Do not laugh. Once upon a time, heads of state saw deregulation as the ticket to the promised land, where energy would […]

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Announcement of the Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy as a guest speaker at the Faces & Voices of Recovery’s Recovery Leadership Summit

Faces and Voices of Recovery Leadership Summit “Faces & Voices is honored to call Dr. Gupta an ally, advocate and friend of the recovery movement. When leaders speak up to end stigma and fight for change, it benefits all communities, families and individuals,” said Phil Rutherford, COO of Faces & Voices of Recovery. ST. […]

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Social Enterprise Ghana advocates policy intervention to ensure growth

The policies, they said, should include a well-defined regulatory framework such as a legal status for business registration for the sub-sector. This was announced yesterday in Accra at a workshop organized by Social Enterprise Ghana in partnership with Reach for Change. He had the theme; “Redesigning Ghana’s Economy for Sustainable Development: Is Social Enterprise the […]

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Will Hemant Soren’s new home policy maintain an independent tribal identity?

Jharkhand’s Hemant Soren Cabinet on September 14 approved the draft “Local Residents of Jharkhand Bill” to define a local, setting the year 1932 as the cut-off year for proof of land records. According to this bill, the 1932 Khatiyan (land registry) will be the primary proof of domicile in the state. The last land survey […]

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A policy reversal on power privatization in Pondicherry is unlikely as the decision rests with the Union Home Ministry

In a meeting with Lt. Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan and other officials, Puducherry CM N. Rangasamy had suggested postponing the privatization move at least until after Pongal to give confidence to all stakeholders, government sources said. In a meeting with Lt. Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan and other officials, Puducherry CM N. Rangasamy had suggested postponing the privatization […]

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North Texas health care leaders explain how pending federal policy changes will impact Medicaid services – State of Reform

Former Texas Medicaid Director Stephanie Muth led a panel discussion at the 2022 North Texas Reform State Health Policy Conference on Wednesday that focused on the impacts that changes pending federal policy will have on Texas Medicaid. Federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) funding and the state’s incentive payment program for delivery system reforms are set […]

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Abbott and O’Rourke at the Antipodes of Border and Immigration Policy

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott and Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke have different views on immigration and border policy, and they also prioritize the issue to markedly different degrees in their respective campaigns. Immigration and border policy is a winning issue for Abbott, and he is constantly on the offensive. Immigration and border policy is a losing […]

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TN will come up with material policy, says Stalin

CHENNAI: A “Tamil Nadu Electronic Hardware Policy” will soon be put in place with a view to increasing domestic production and boosting exports to a considerable level, Chief Minister MK Stalin announced on Friday. Speaking at the inauguration of Taiwanese electronics giant Pegatron’s smartphone factory in Mahindra City, Chengalpattu district, Stalin said he wanted Tamil […]

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Key Takeaways and Valuation Strategy Behind Reserve Bank Of India’s Monetary Policy Decision

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced its highly anticipated rate hike – the 4th consecutive hike in the current cycle. And as most analysts had predicted, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das’ six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) recommended a 50 basis point hike to 5.90% and put it on hold. implemented with immediate […]

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RBI Monetary Policy Live Updates: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das expects inflation to decline near 4% target over two-year period

RBI MPC Meet LIVE Updates: Shaktikanta Das at a monetary policy press conference said RBI expects inflation to decline near the 4% target over a two-year period. While talking about RBI’s letter to the central government on inflation, he said, “If you see the legal provisions under the RBI Act, the MPC must have a […]

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delivery policy and news in brief

British Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng. Photo by Kyle Heller/No 10 Downing Street via Flickr The Global Government Forum’s weekly digest of news you need to know but may have missed. IMF urges UK government to review economic strategy The International Monetary Fund has taken the unusual step of openly criticizing Britain’s economic policy put in place […]

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Undergraduate Admissions Extends Optional Testing Policy

The decision, which was well received by students, was expanded to include Fall 2024 applicants. Fordham’s Undergraduate Admissions Office announced Sept. 12 that it would expand the optional testing policy to include prospective students applying for the fall 2024 admissions cycle. The university initially implemented the change alongside many other colleges in May 2020 due […]

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Electricity Bill (2022) Amendment Bill: Why this reform is essential

India is the third largest electricity producer in the world, just behind China and the United States. And as predicted by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the country’s electricity demand is expected to increase by 6.5% between 2022 and 2024. Although, statistically, India has a surplus of energy, it is faced with problems of transmission […]

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Reaching climate goals: how can EU policy support a just transition?

To achieve its climate target of reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, the EU is currently discussing an ambitious overhaul of its climate and energy legislation: the Fit for 55 Package (FF55). The overall benefit for EU societies of tackling climate change is clear. Mitigation policies, however, have distributional consequences […]

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Bank of Thailand raises policy rate by 0.25%, from 0.75 to 1%

Reacting to the current inflationary trends and the depreciation of the baht, the Bank of Thailand raised the key interest rate by 0.25% as widely expected. The increase in rates by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) brings the key rate to 1% per annum. The central bank also indicated that it would gradually increase the […]

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CAC and Stakeholders Finalize New Consumer Protection Policy | New

JAMAICA IS about to implement a new National Consumer Protection and Welfare Policy, which will empower consumers to make informed choices. On Tuesday, representatives from the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC), the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Trade, and stakeholders gathered online for a virtual consultation workshop with two foreign consultants, John Lawrence and Beth Baker, […]

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Colombian senator brings horse to Congress after new pet policy

fast news Senator Alirio Barrera shows up to work astride his white horse, in what he says is a tribute to the farmers and shepherds who live with horses in the South American nation. Colombian Senator Alirio Barrera arrives with his horse at Congress in Bogota, but his ride has rubbed some colleagues the wrong […]

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Brown establishes a campus-wide policy on the release of public statements

The University announced the creation of a policy governing public statements on behalf of the institution about national and world events in a Today @ Brown announcement on Wednesday. The policy, which was posted on the University Policy website on May 13, is the result of “frequent interest” by members of the Brown community in […]

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Sansad TV: Committee Report – Electricity Pricing Policy

Pricing rationalization: The Committee observed that it would be very difficult to have a uniform rate across the country at present or at one time. He noted that the cost of electricity supply varies due to the variation in generation, transmission and distribution costs. States were empowered to decide the tariff for different categories of […]

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ZTE security policy guarantees customers secure network products

Communication networks need to be robust, especially as the scope, variety, and complexity of today’s cybersecurity threats increase dramatically. Leader in the telecommunications industry, ZTE Company places great importance on security and has created an effective governance framework that encompasses the entire life of the product. In this way, ZTE The security policy guarantees customers […]

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A duty firefighter pictured wearing a ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ shirt, violated uniform policy

By Suzanne Phan Click here for updates on this story SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A photograph of a San Francisco firefighter wearing a controversial “Let’s Go Brandon” shirt on the job is getting a lot of reactions. A passerby spotted the firefighter working with others on a fire hydrant near Noe and 18th in Castro […]

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Biden’s student loan policy lost track

Text size President Biden’s student loan policy will cost $400 billion over a decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Stefani Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images About the Author: Glenn Hubbard is the Russell L. Carson Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia University and author of The wall and the bridge, published this year by Yale University […]

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UI presents policy briefs and electric bus to support G20 Presidency

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The University of Indonesia (UI) has presented a compilation of G20 policy briefs and the red and white electric bus made on campus to support Indonesia’s G20 Presidency this year. “UI’s support and cooperation will bring new perspectives to the G20 Sherpa Meeting by completing the draft Leaders’ Declaration, which will become […]

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Rain Epler: Puppets and hypocrites in EU energy policy | Opinion

The “Noor-Eesti” almanac from the beginning of the previous century contains a thought by Gustav Suits: “Let us remain Estonian but also become European”. Today it seems that more than one of us who have become “Europeans” has forgotten the first half of the sentence. Looking at the behavior of the representatives of other Member […]

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Biden USAID’s radical gender policy exports cultural colonialism

The left-leaning ideologues of the Biden administration’s foreign aid agency have just drafted a new gender policy. The U.S. Agency for International Development is supposed to use U.S. foreign assistance funds to “advance a free, peaceful, and prosperous world.” Its stated goals – to save lives, reduce poverty and help people go beyond the need […]

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Regulatory policy for biomedical technologies: it’s time to restart!

It’s no secret that scientific and technological innovation has accelerated at breakneck speed, and nowhere is the evidence more pronounced than in the biomedical technology sector. How, when and by whom are these innovations and their offspring monitored, regulated and controlled for their safety and effectiveness? Traditionally, federal agencies such as the FDA, CMS, and […]

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NYISO predicts troubled energy future

The future isn’t bright for the Empire State’s power grid, according to the new publication System and Resource Outlook 2021-2040 of the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO). As the Empire State tries to transform its grid to zero-emission electricity generation by 2040, it will face three serious problems: a need for unprecedented rapid development […]

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Life insurance policy refinancer Inclined raises $23M – Insurtech – Insurance News

Life insurance policy loan refinancer Inclined Technologies has raised $15 million ($22.95 million), with backing from HSCM Ventures. The Slant Line of Credit provides policyholders with a secured revolving line of credit secured by the cash value of whole life insurance policies, which provides a permanent death benefit as well as a savings component. San […]

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Climate Policy Update: Methane Emissions, Social Cost of Carbon, Climate Week and More – Commentary

The carbon tax will accelerate the reduction of methane emissionsThe “social cost of carbon” challenged in courtClimate targets uncertain if FERC chairman’s term expiresEPA seeks guidance on carbon standards for fossil fuel power plantsClimate Week takes place in New YorkDenver climate fund raises $67 millionNewsom opposes taxing millionaires to fund air pollution reduction programsCARB proposes […]

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The Bishop of Norwich criticizes the government’s environmental policy

Published: 12:50 p.m. September 25, 2022 The Bishop of Norwich has strongly criticized the government for its environmental policy. The Rt Rev Graham Usher’s remarks came after Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng announced in his mini budget on September 23 the government’s aim to create infrastructure and investment zones in 38 regions including Norfolk. Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng […]

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How will federal economic policy affect Connecticut? – Milford-Orange Times

By Kevin McnabolaOrange Finance Council Kevin McNabola Moody’s Investor Services recently reported that government debt, pensions and other post-employment benefit liabilities have all increased over the past year in Illinois, Connecticut, New Jersey and Kentucky. However, there is good news to report on rising revenues in New Jersey and Connecticut, which now has a fiscal […]

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DPP candidate Taichung touts school meals policy

STROLL : KMT incumbent Lu Shiow-yen said needy children already received free meals, while her contestant said she insulted low-income families. By Jason Pan / Staff Reporter Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Taichung mayoral candidate Tsai Chi-chang (蔡其昌) provided details of his “free school meals” program at several campaign rallies this week, while Taichung Mayor , […]

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Icelandic warehouse criticized for Queen’s funeral leave policy

A SUPERMARKET warehouse in Swindon has come under fire for the way it treated workers on the day of the Queen’s funeral. Iceland’s Penzance Drive distribution center has been accused of asking workers to use one of their vacation days if they wanted time off to watch Monday’s historic procession. GXO, the company that manages […]

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Inflation and spending cuts undermine Biden’s hunger policy

CHICAGO, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Grace Melt made her first visit to the Nourishing Hope pantry on Chicago’s North Side in August. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, she used federally issued food stamps to buy groceries while she was out of work with a knee injury. But this summer, food stamps couldn’t keep up with rising […]

Distributive policy

How hospital discharge data can inform state policy on homelessness

References Andrews, Roxanne M. 2015. “Statewide Hospital Discharge Data: Collection, Use, Limitations, and Improvements”. Health Services Research, 50 (S1): 1273–1299. Baggett, Travis P., Stephen W. Hwang, James J O’Connell, Bianca C Porneala. 2013. “Mortality Among Homeless Adults in Boston: Changes in Causes of Death Over a 15-Year Period.” JAMA internal medicine173 (3). Brown, Rebecca T., […]

Constituent policy

Industry welcomes national logistics policy, says implementation key

The recently announced National Logistics Policy (NLP) has the potential to be a game-changer for Indian industry. Its objective is to respond mainly to logistics costs which represent approximately 14% of GDP compared to only 6% to 8% in developed countries. As the country is emerging as a manufacturing hub for a host of industries […]

Regulatory policy

9 Policy Goals to Help Lower Gas Prices

Most good deceptions have a grain of truth. Presidents and politicians who have felt the political heat of high gas prices are often quick to say they have no control over prices at the pump. The reality is more complicated, as many factors contribute to the price of gasoline. But many of the most critical […]

Redistributive policy

Climate change groups push for more aggressive local policy

IRVINE, Calif. — Two youth action groups advocating for stronger environmental and climate policy demonstrated Friday, holding colorful signs at an Irvine intersection. About 30 attendees stood on a lawn along the intersection of Culver Drive and Alton Parkway at 10 a.m., the first of two planned protests. One group, a local chapter of Fridays […]

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Midday Report: US stocks tumble as dollar rises as investors assess course for policy tightening; Goldman Sachs lowers its S&P 500 target

US stocks tumbled along with crude oil futures, while the dollar extended its gains as concern grew over the impact of an aggressive pace of monetary tightening on the economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.1% to 29,458.5, the Nasdaq Composite fell 2.1% to 10,473.6 and the S&P 500 also fell 2.1% to 3,679.2 […]

Redistributive policy

Trusonomics: Chancellor’s budget marks a sharp break in economic policy

Liz Truss, who railed against years of Treasury orthodoxy on the campaign trail, had her chance on Friday to put into practice an economic vision that marks a clean break from the past decade of Conservative rule. The Prime Minister sat nodding approvingly behind Kwasi Kwarteng as the Chancellor announced a multibillion-pound package of tax […]

Constituent policy

Biden’s Iran policy after the protests

Dozens of people hold a demonstration to protest the death of a 22-year-old woman detained in Tehran. (Photo by Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images.) Few of the world’s leaders gathered this week for the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) appeared as isolated as Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi. As he delivered predictable anti-Americans attacks from the […]

Distributive policy

Supreme Court refuses to hear argument on liquor regulation

The seat of the Supreme Court including UU Chief Justice Lalit, Justices Ravindra Bhat and Indira Banerjee refused to hear the plea filed by BJP Chief and Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay to ban or regulate the production, distribution and consumption of intoxicating liquor in NCT Delhi state. Initially, the bench noted that the issue was about […]

Regulatory policy

GSA Reveals 28 Members of New Acquisition Policy Advisory Board

Written by Dave Nyczepir September 22, 2022 | FEDSCOOP The Federal General Services Administration’s Procurement Policy Advisory Committee announced its inaugural 28 members, who will make recommendations to the agency’s administrator on pressing procurement issues like climate change, during its first public meeting on Thursday. The co-chairs of the committee, Troy Cribb, director of policy […]

Constituent policy

Gender must be part of the trade policy vision

The Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) due to be unveiled on September 30 will include a women’s empowerment and gender equality component for the first time after countries like Canada and the UK insisted that such a chapter is part of their free trade agreements with India. The FTP is likely to recognize the importance of […]

Regulatory policy

The OICCI urges the government to prepare a 20-year industrial policy – Business & Finance

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) has proposed that the government prepare the National Industrial Policy (NIP) for up to 20 years to ensure consistency and competitiveness. In a letter to the Industries Secretary, Imdad Bosal, Executive Director of OICCI, Kashif Shafi referred to the OICCI letter of April 19, 2022 […]

Distributive policy

Export policy for 2022-23 sugar season coming soon, says food secretary

The government will soon announce the sugar export policy for the next season, Food and Public Distribution Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said on Wednesday. The announcement of the policy will help sugar mills secure forward export contracts. Indian Sugar Mills Association (Isma) chairman Aditya Jhunjhunwala said the association urged the government to allow exports of 8 […]

Constituent policy

Why housing is the key to a real human migration policy

I’ll let you in on a dirty secret about journalism: Most of what we write – good, bad or otherwise – is as evanescent as yesterday’s rain. Readers can get most of their news digitally rather than in print these days, but the old adage still holds true: Today’s news is tomorrow’s fish wrap. Every […]

Redistributive policy

Energy costs in Europe: Economists discuss policy options

In his September 2022 State of the Union Address, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has called for windfall taxes on the profits of energy companies. She also flagged the possibility of price caps to reduce household and business bills for gas and electricity, which have soared in recent months. Romesh Vaitilingam summarizes the […]

Regulatory policy

How Virginia schools are responding to proposed transgender policy for students

RICHMOND, Va. — The rights of transgender students in Virginia schools are now in question following a new draft policy released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) last week. The VDOE-drafted policy places a strong emphasis on parental rights and how school districts should deal with students who identify as transgender. The new policies […]