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Our laws protecting government whistleblowers are in desperate need of an update, with truth-tellers facing far too many risks in coming forward.
President Joe Biden vowed Wednesday to defend abortion rights after the Supreme Court let stand a Texas abortion law that bans the procedure after six weeks of pregnancy.
Purdue Pharma launched a behind-the-scenes effort in recent days aimed at discouraging the Justice Department from appealing a pending multibillion-dollar bankruptcy settlement for the OxyContin-maker.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee will take up a $7.5 billion package Thursday that’s mainly intended to help the General Services Administration and U.S. Postal Service’s vehicle fleet go green.
Congressional Democrats representing New York City are urging Gov. Kathy Hochul to “take the necessary actions” within her power to extend the state’s eviction moratorium, which is set to expire at the end of August, according to a letter first obtained by Spectrum News NY1.
More than 60 Democratic members of Congress on Friday pleaded with leadership to pass a new eviction moratorium after the Supreme Court struck down a similar freeze ordered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) earlier this month.
On Thursday afternoon, around 150 activists and women’s rights leaders from across the country gathered in front of the U.S. Supreme Court, across from the U.S. Senate, to rally for removal of the arbitrary timeline placed in the preamble of the Equal Rights Amendment.
A new law in New York that’s designed to curb bank overdraft fees may not have much muscle on its own, but some observers believe it could be a harbinger of broader reform.