Constituent policy

US cannot exempt children from border policy for deportation, judge rules in illegal immigration case

Decision by Biden administration officials to exempt unaccompanied minors of a Trump-era directive that was used by US border officials to quickly deport hundreds of thousands of migrants amid the coronavirus pandemic was thrown out by a federal judge in Texas on Friday. U.S. District Court Judge Mark Pittman granted a plea by Republican officials […]

Constituent policy

Labor Conference recommends review of single pay policy to address wage disparities

Share this with more people! Delegates at the end of the first National Labor Conference recommended revising the single pay policy to address disparities and inequalities in public sector wages. To facilitate this, they proposed the establishment of a technical committee, by the end of March 2022, to undertake the preliminary review of the policy […]

Redistributive policy

Economic recovery still needs political support

The second advance estimate (2AE) of GDP, released on Monday, forecast real growth for FY22 of 8.9%, compared to 9.2% in the first advance estimate released in January. However, the momentum of the recovery and of activity is best judged by quarterly growth (since this is of more immediate importance). Real gross value added (GVA) […]

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Biden’s foreign policy woes are about to define the presidency

The COVID-19 pandemic was poised to define President Joe Biden’s administration, but two years into his tenure, foreign policy issues are looming. Now, after his murderous withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, his judgment on international conundrums is again in question as Russian President Vladimir Putin launches a bloody war against neighboring Ukraine. WHITE HOUSE […]

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SF Police Crime Lab Ends Policy Allowing Investigators to Match Rape Victim’s Examination DNA to Unrelated Crimes

The San Francisco police crime lab ended a policy that allowed the DNA profiles of rape victims to be linked to unrelated criminal cases – a recently exposed practice that prompted nationwide rebukes over what was considered a shocking violation of victims’ privacy. The policy changes, which were announced to lab staff on Friday, came […]

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Will India’s changing drone policy cripple the fledgling industry?

Until a few years ago, India, bound by restrictions and plagued by a lack of technology and talent, was no country for drones. In August 2021, the government has liberalized its drone policy. For a fortnight, hope has multiplied on the ground. First, the public conversation is supportive. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her February […]

Distributive policy

One Teacher-One Laptop policy was successful, 80% of laptops distributed – Bawumia

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, said the distribution of laptops to teachers under the “one teacher, one laptop” policy has recorded an impressive success rate since its launch. He said the government’s drive to modernize educational resources to deliver the best outcomes to Ghana’s youth has been very significant. […]

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Democratic Senate debates the merits of passion versus pragmatism | PA power and politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — With an election in sight and the Democrats’ flagship national bill in a rut, the senses. Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer have very different views on how things go in their bedrooms. “I know we spend the week dealing with assistant secretaries of something or other, and that’s terribly important,” Sanders, the […]

Distributive policy

As other hotspots boil, US shows foreign policy focus on Asia

MELBOURNE, Australia — As Europe braces for the possibility of its biggest ground war in decades, US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken took a 27-hour flight this week in the opposite direction. On Friday, Mr Blinken met the foreign ministers of Australia, Japan and India at a summit in Melbourne of the four-nation coalition […]

Distributive policy

With a policy strongly focused on renewable energies, measures remain positive to support investments

Union budget 2022-23: Sovereign green bonds for public sector projects remain positive for core public sector companies Rooftop solar system installed in a private institution. image creditAjinkya Machale The policy of the Government of India (GoI) focused on renewable energy (RE) investments and reducing the carbon footprint in the country remains strong. At the policy […]

Regulatory policy

California delays decision on rooftop solar policy reform

Feb 3 (Reuters) – California officials said on Thursday they needed more time to consider whether to pass a controversial proposal that would reform the state’s main incentive for rooftop solar power. The move is at least a temporary victory for solar installation companies like Sunrun Inc (RUN.O), Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) and SunPower Corp (SPWR.O) […]

Regulatory policy

Greenwich BOE breaking the law with Title IX policy

Republican members of the Greenwich Board of Education recently blocked passage of a Title IX policy for students, citing a desire to retain flexibility to discriminate against transgender athletes and potentially ban trans athletes from competing on teams. female athletes. According to outside counsel testimony at the January 20 BOE meeting (timestamp 2:03:29), federal and […]

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PHONE2ACTION BECOMES CAPITOL CANARY; LAUNCHES NEW TOOLS TO HELP DEVELOP POLICY AND ENGAGE VOTERS AHEAD OF THE 2022 MID-TERM ELECTIONS

“Since our inception in 2012, thousands of organizations have trusted our platform to help them shape public policy and make stakeholder voices heard. Together, we’ve transformed the way voters interact with their legislators. and how public policy is formed, from Capitol Hill to City Hall,” said Capitol Canary CEO steven schneider. “As we change our […]

Regulatory policy

Fairmount fire: City officials propose policy change

Two weeks after the fire, the causes of the disaster which claimed the lives of 12 people are clear. The literal spark was a Christmas tree fire, an all too common occurrence during the holiday season. The larger context, however, was the growing mismatch between the nearly 25% of Philadelphia’s population who live in poverty […]

Redistributive policy

How the Federal Reserve’s Monetary Policy Implementation Framework Has Evolved

Gara Afonso, Lorie Logan, Antoine Martin, William Riordan and Patricia Zobel In a series of four articles, we review the key elements of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy implementation framework. The framework has changed significantly over the past two decades. Prior to the global financial crisis, the Fed used a system of scarce reserves and […]