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Bill would overturn law limiting minor traffic stops

By Josephine Walker A Senate committee could debate a bill that would reverse a police law aimed at reducing racial profiling. The 2020 General Assembly passed a party-oriented law to end dummy policing or the practice of stopping someone for a minor traffic violation. These traffic stops are made for broken taillights, tinted windows or […]

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Candace House programs each receive $50,000 from the Manitoba government

The provincial government is increasing funding for a Winnipeg non-profit organization that supports victims and survivors of violent crime. Manitoba Justice Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced Friday that $100,000 from the Criminal Asset Forfeiture Branch will be donated to Candace House to support the newly created Healing Haven and Heart Spaces programs. The Branch has redistributed […]

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House bill would strengthen behavioral health workforce

Behavioral healthcare providers in Oregon can get state grants to recruit and retain employees thanks to a bill aimed at easing industry labor struggles. House Bill 4004, heard Thursday before the House Behavioral Health Committee, would provide grants to behavioral health care providers across Oregon. The measure is intended to provide short-term relief and prevent […]

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Managers applaud renewable energy subsidy provisions in House bill

One feature of the nearly $ 2 trillion Build Back Better bill that infrastructure managers highly appreciate is its tax subsidy provisions for renewable energy. Reuben Munger, Boulder, Colo.-Based managing partner of $ 2.5 billion infrastructure manager Vision Ridge Partners LLC, said this aspect of the Build Back Better bill – included in the version […]

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U.S. bill aims to spur nuclear innovation

Posted on December 13, 2021 by Kim Riley © Shutterstock Legislation recently introduced in the United States House of Representatives would accelerate innovation and increase private sector investment in advanced nuclear reactor technologies. Under a bipartisan bill introduced on December 7 by U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) could no longer […]

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Internal bill could threaten to shut down Pennsylvania community bail funds

A bill passed by the Pennsylvania House this week could change how community bail funds work and could force some of them to close. It would require anyone posting bail for more than three people in the course of 30 days to be a licensed professional surety. Most bail funds operate as non-profit organizations that […]

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Bill would allow all Michigan schools to start before Labor Day

Mission Point Resort is a bustling Mackinac Island retreat where families swim, golf, play croquet, sip lavender lemonade, and dine on walleye all summer long. In September, business drops sharply as the holiday season ends and children start school. This drop could happen sooner if state lawmakers repeal a law banning schools from opening before […]

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Rockford Park District Celebrates Construction of Riverview Ice House and New Charitable Fund | News

Riverview Ice House facility located off N. Madison Street in downtown Rockford. The District of Rockford Park expressed its gratitude for the community at Riverview Ice House on Tuesday. The ice facility off N. Madison Street has been in operation for almost 45 years. With state funding and community support, it can stay open for […]

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The Veterans Community Project obtains the Longmont base; Construction of small houses set to begin soon – Longmont Times-Call

Since arriving in Boulder County about two years ago, the Veterans Community Project has been looking for a brick and mortar location to call home. The association, which innovated last year on a community of mini halfway houses for homeless veterans, has also helped provide basic services to its clients, while working from their cars […]