Ron DeSantis’ ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law goes into effect today as schools scramble to avoid parental lawsuits

Ron DeSantis’ ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law goes into effect today as schools scramble to avoid parental lawsuits

This post was originally published on this site Even before Republicans in Florida passed Governor Ron DeSantis‘ “Don’t Say Gay” bill some defenders of the anti-LGBTQ legislation insisted it applied only to kindergarten through third grade, and that anyone who opposed the bill – as the governor’s official spokesperson charged...

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Congressional pay just reached its lowest inflation-adjusted level since 1955

Congressional pay just reached its lowest inflation-adjusted level since 1955

This post was originally published on this siteImage: GovTrack Insider If Sarah Palin wins her election to Alaska’s U.S. House seat this November, she will earn less money in Congress than she does recording personalized videos on Cameo. The former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee charges $199 to record...

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Democratic Rep. Judy Chu Arrested At Abortion Rights Protest Outside U.S. Capitol

Democratic Rep. Judy Chu Arrested At Abortion Rights Protest Outside U.S. Capitol

This post was originally published on this siteThe California congresswoman was one of 181 protesters arrested Thursday while calling for action to protect abortion rights.

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Post Politics Now: Biden to keep abortion ruling in spotlight by meeting with Democratic governors

Post Politics Now: Biden to keep abortion ruling in spotlight by meeting with Democratic governors

This post was originally published on this siteThe president is hosting a virtual meeting from the White House to talk about protecting reproductive rights in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.

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DC Health Department lays off 131 workers, ends COVID contract tracing program

DC Health Department lays off 131 workers, ends COVID contract tracing program

This post was originally published on this siteThe DC Health Department ended its COVID-19 contract tracing program on Thursday, laying off 131 workers employed by the program. “The COVID-19 Contact Trace Force has been instrumental in helping slow the spread of COVID-19 in the District of Columbia,” DC Health told...

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Brittney Griner: Detained US basketball star appears in Russian court on drug charges

Brittney Griner: Detained US basketball star appears in Russian court on drug charges

This post was originally published on this siteIf convicted on drugs charges Brittney Griner faces up to 10 years in prison.

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Russia moves to take control of Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project

Russia moves to take control of Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project

This post was originally published on this siteThe Russian government moves to take over Sakhalin-2 in which Shell has a share of more than a quarter.

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West Coast port dispute poses latest threat to supply chain

West Coast port dispute poses latest threat to supply chain

This post was originally published on this siteA labor contract between shipping companies and West Coast port workers is set to expire Friday, raising fears of a walkout that could exacerbate supply chain disruptions and product shortages. Both sides have maintained that port workers will continue to process cargo even...

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