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August 04, 2020 - 10:32 am
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law legislation that will devote nearly $3 billion annually to conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands.
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June 29, 2020 - 7:40 am
The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices in the first big abortion case of the Trump era.
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his May 4, 2005, file photo shows Emmett Till's photo on his grave marker in Alsip, Ill. Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, Congress is set to approve legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal l
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February 26, 2020 - 12:16 pm
Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, Congress has approved legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law.
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November 13, 2019 - 9:45 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's first-in-the-nation law requiring publicly held companies to put women on their boards of directors is facing a second legal challenge. The law requires publicly traded companies to have at least one woman on their boards by year’s end. By 2021, boards with...
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October 14, 2019 - 7:27 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is giving childhood victims of sexual abuse more time to decide whether to file lawsuits, joining several states in expanding the statute of limitations for victims over warnings from school districts that the new rules could bankrupt them. The law signed Sunday...
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October 03, 2019 - 11:16 am
The governor of California signed a bill Thursday to help protect the vulnerable, like the elderly, during planned power outages. The law tightens the rules for utility companies that are shutting off electricity. Utilities now may shut off electricity during extreme fire weather. But having the...
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Rebekah Sager
July 12, 2019 - 7:43 am
As President Donald Trump's administration orders a national sweep of undocumented immigrants in 10 cities to begin Sunday, a local Los Angeles immigration attorney says the raids have quietly already begun. An immigration attorney in San Diego released a statement saying that ICE raids began as...
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May 30, 2019 - 3:51 pm
Netflix blinked first and now other major Hollywood studios say they may reevaluate filming in Georgia if the state's abortion law goes into effect. The state is known for its lucrative tax incentives for filming. WarnerMedia, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Entertainment and the Walt Disney Co...
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May 17, 2019 - 10:23 am
Missouri's Republican-led Legislature on Friday approved a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, joining Alabama and other states that have moved to severely restrict the procedure. Republican Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign the bill. The ban would be among the most...
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May 15, 2019 - 3:05 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act Wednesday, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases. Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act. To the bill’s many supporters, this legislation stands as a...
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