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Whoopi Goldberg jumps into N. J.'s legal weed furor, making calls to lawmakers

EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 3, NJ Cannabis Insider wants to host all-day live event, featuring industry leaders and the key voices who will shape the industry. Tickets are limited. More information . The mad scramble to legalize marijuana in New Jersey is so tight, even Whoopi Goldberg got into the act Friday. The Oscar-winning actress and comedian called a handful …

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Brexit Deal votes at the latest: The most important lawmakers will not support the plan of Theresa May

Karla Adam London correspondent for Great Britain 12. March at 11:40 am LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May presented a skeptic with a Brexit deal with a new additional parliamentary language for a groundbreaking vote on Tuesday. However, the British leader had strong headwinds as key blocks of legislators signaled that they would not support their resignation agreement. Before May …

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North Carolina lawmakers demand that teachers carrying rifles on campus receive a salary increase

Republican lawmakers are trying to enforce legislation in North Carolina that promises salary increases to teachers undergoing police training and weapons on campus. If approved, the program would cost at least $ 9.27 million and entitle up to 3,000 educators to qualify for training. Officially titled "The School Safety Act of 2019," Senate Proposal 192 would create a new position …

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Democratic lawmakers promise to fight Trump's emergency declaration

Recent emails Receive breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that mattered provided the day of the week in the morning. SUBSCRIBE Feb. 15, 2019, 17:36 GMT By Rebecca Shabad WASHINGTON – Democratic leaders said on Friday they would use "all available means" to question President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency Bypass Congress and finance its …

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New York lawmakers have just passed their own "DREAM Act"

Contrary to the proposed federal measure whereby undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children receive conditional green cards, the New York version focuses more closely on another battleground in the immigration debate: college education , Provides a state education support program for undocumented immigrants who have attended New York High School for at least two years and have …

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"Another week of kicking." Theresa May faces the Brexit deal with worrisome lawmakers: NPR

Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on Monday to visit Parliament. Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP Hide caption Caption switch Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on Monday to attend parliament. Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP British Prime Minister Theresa May faced hours of criticism from more than 100 legislators on Monday, who had questioned and …

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The government closed at midnight when lawmakers left Capitol without agreement

A partial closure of the federal government seems inevitable as legislators left the Capitol on Friday without a deal to finance the government until midnight. Parliament was adjourned on Friday without spending agreements. The Senate was adjourned shortly thereafter and is not expected to return before Saturday noon. An early reaction came from Deputy Debie Dingell, D-Mich., Who said in …

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US border officials do not talk lawmakers about girls' deaths

(Reuters) – US border guards detained a seven-year-old Guatemalan immigrant girl who later died in federal violence will not speak to US lawmakers investigating her death, the US Department of Homeland Security said with joint membership. A picture of Jakelin, a seven-year-old girl who died in a US prison when she illegally traveled from Mexico to the US, is seen …

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