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California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule

The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than empl...

California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule

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California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
00:48, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 3-California Senate passes bill to tighten 'gig' worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
15:16, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 1-California Senate passes bill to tighten "gig" worker rule The California State Senate voted on Tuesday to pass a bill that would make it much more difficult for gig economy companies like Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees....
02:48, 09/11/2019

The Bill That Could Undo Uber Passes California's Senate Appropriations Committee, 5-2 AB5, the contentious California bill that would upend the gig economy model of Uber, Lyft and other tech companies, moved a step closer to becoming a law.Read more......
10:32, 08/31/2019

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5 Tuesday, a bill that if signed into law would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
03:16, 09/11/2019

California Senate passes ride-share bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new rideshare bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
06:16, 09/11/2019

California Senate passes ride-hail bill that has divided Democrats over the future of Uber and Lyft drivers Former Obama officials have gone to work for Uber and Lyft. With a new ride-hail bill, they're pitted against presidential candidates and fresh faces in Congress....
09:17, 09/11/2019

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls A bill to crack down on unwanted robocalls sailed through the Senate on Thursday, adding to a push by Congress to defeat the growing problem of phone scams and nuisance calls....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Senate overwhelmingly passes 9/11 victim fund bill, 97-2 The Senate passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090 by a vote of 97-2 , virtually funding health care for 9/11 victims and first responders for life....
13:32, 07/23/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions at 8 weeks Missouri’s Republican-led Senate has now passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.        ...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama is close to approving a near total ban on abortion after the state Senate passed a measure that would make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony. If signed into law, it would be the most stringent aborti...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Pak Senate Passes Bill To Set Puberty Age For Girls At 18: Report Pakistani Senate has passed a bill to fix 18 years as the age of puberty for girls to end the practice of child marriages in the country, triggering objections from some members who said the move was......
03:16, 04/30/2019

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks Missouri's Republican-controlled Senate passed a bill early on Thursday that would ban abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy except in medical emergencies....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Anti-robocall bill passes almost unanimously in the Senate Senators have overwhelmingly backed a bill to combat robocalls. They voted 97-1 to pass the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act, which would empower law enforcement to tackle robocallers, and bump up civil penalties to as...
15:48, 05/23/2019

Senate passes bill meant to combat robocalls The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that aims to combat the illegal robocalls torturing Americans . Though the measure wouldn’t eliminate all unwanted calls, it would give regulators more tools to go after scammers. It would also push phone compa...
12:00, 05/23/2019

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
03:00, 06/27/2019

US Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Border Aid Bill, Sends It To House The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump......
17:16, 06/26/2019

West Virginia Senate passes GOP charter school bill CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Senate has passed a sweeping GOP education bill that would allow the state’s first charter schools. The Republican-controlled chamber approved the proposal Monday. A similar Senate bill had sparked mas...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Senate passes bill ensuring 9/11 victims fund will never run out of money House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at a news conference on behalf of 9/11 victims and families, Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Capitol in Washington. The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund for th...
13:00, 07/23/2019

Senate passes bill to fix tax hike on Gold Star families The Senate unanimously passed legislation Tuesday to fix a quirk in the tax code that resulted in Gold Star families seeing huge tax increases on the federal benefits they received....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Senate passes $4.6B emergency bill for border, at odds with House The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing $4.6 billion in emergency spending for humanitarian aid at the southern border, setting up a fight with the House, which approved a version that puts sharp restrictions on the Trump administration. Pr...
16:48, 06/26/2019

State Senate passes bill to help release Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The Democrat-controlled state Senate wants Congress to get its hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns. They passed two bills on Wednesday. The first allows New York to release any state tax returns of a New York citizen requested by C...
18:32, 05/08/2019

Senate Passes Bill That Would Slap Robocallers With Fine of Up to $10,000 Per Call In a nearly unanimous vote, the Senate approved a bill that would hinder robocalls and ramp up penalties for scammers who make illegal robocalls. Read more......
19:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
16:48, 05/22/2019

Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bill Expanding 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund (WASHINGTON) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is...
14:00, 07/23/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new standard....
18:16, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes debt limit and spending bill, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved bipartisan legislation to increase federal spending over the next two years on discretionary defense and non-defense programs and to suspend the limit on government borrowing through July 2021....
00:00, 07/26/2019

Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
15:00, 05/17/2019

House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely The House passed a bill that would require states to strengthen their voting systems from hacking. Known as the SAFE Act (HR 2722), the chamber approved the bill by a party-line vote of 225-184. Only one Republican -- Rep. Brian Mast of Florida -- vo...
19:32, 06/27/2019

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
20:48, 06/26/2019

House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
16:16, 06/27/2019

House Passes Senate Border Bill in Striking Defeat for Pelosi Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a stinging defeat after a show of Democratic disunity, let a Senate border spending bill pass the House without controls that liberals had demanded....
15:16, 06/27/2019

House passes Senate border aid bill, sends to Trump for signature The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts...
17:48, 06/27/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right”...
18:48, 06/01/2019

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
02:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian Senate committee passes 187 amendments to energy project bill A Canadian Senate committee has passed 187 amendments to an energy bill proposed by the Liberal government that would change how major projects like oil export pipelines are assessed....
11:32, 05/17/2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation....
20:32, 07/17/2019

House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown for two months, sends it to Senate The measure to keep the government running through Nov. 21 now heads to the Senate, where McConnell has signaled he will back a temporary spending plan....
16:48, 09/19/2019

Canadian Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta....
09:16, 06/07/2019

9/11 victims' fund bill passes Senate, ending months of doubts for 'ecstatic' first responders The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, fulfilling a pledge made by President Trump and ending months of uncertainty as the fund rapidly deplet...
14:00, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation. The two reactors in Ohio, Davis-Besse and P...
18:00, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta....
13:48, 06/07/2019

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors....
23:01, 09/10/2019

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are set to decide on legislation that would fundamentally change the way tech giants like Lyft and Uber en...
06:00, 08/30/2019

California advances bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorA bill that would fundamentally change the way tech giants – such as Lyft and Uber – engage with workers has passed a major hurdl...
15:32, 08/30/2019

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and protections....
16:48, 09/11/2019

California passes bill that would allow college players to make money Student athletes would earn money from endorsementsBill still needs to be approved by California’s governorThe California assembly has passed legislation to let student athletes make money, setting up a confrontation with the college sports’ governin...
11:00, 09/10/2019

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would make it much more difficult for companies such as Uber and Lyft to classify workers as independent co...
04:48, 09/11/2019

California passes landmark gig workers’ rights bill — here’s what that means California legislators on Tuesday approved a landmark bill that would consider contractors for companies like Uber and Lyft as “employees.” The state Senate voted in favor of the bill — dubbed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) — that would ensure gig economy wor...
08:48, 09/11/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company for their 'not a flamethrower' product....
09:32, 06/21/2019

California Passes Bill Demanding Presidential Candidates Hand Over Their Tax Returns California is continuing its sacred duty as the rock that Donald Trump just can’t shake out of his shoe, and this time, it’s come for the tax returns....
18:16, 07/30/2019

California Assembly Passes Historic Bill on Cops’ Use of Deadly Force On Wednesday afternoon, the California Assembly passed A.B. 392, taking the state one step closer to a new national standard for police use of force....
17:16, 05/29/2019

California Assembly Passes Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Deadly Force The California Assembly overwhelmingly passed legislation Wednesday to change rules governing when cops in the state can use lethal force, despite last-minute opposition from some families of victims of police shootings who said compromises in the b...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of...
18:48, 05/29/2019

California Assembly passes bill that brings state to verge of rules showdown with NCAA The California Assembly passed a bill that would allow college athletes to more easily make money off their own likeness beginning in 2023.       ...
00:00, 09/10/2019

California passes landmark bill to make Uber and Lyft drivers employees, not contractors The Democrat-led California legislature passed legislation on Wednesday that would require gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft to stop classifying their workers as contractors rather than employees, a landmark bill that could set a precedent ...
15:16, 09/11/2019

Popular Move: Maine Senate Passes Bill to Give All of State’s Electoral Votes to the Winner of the Popular Vote in 2020 There’s a movement afoot in some quarters to get rid of the Electoral College, the institution that really elects the president of the United States....
00:16, 05/16/2019

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
04:16, 06/05/2019

California, four automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate change by setting its own s...
09:16, 07/25/2019

Protesters shut down California's legislature as bills tighten vaccine exemptions Activists take over state capitol and demonstrate outside governor’s office as he signs measuresActivists shut down both chambers of the California state legislature with protests and chanting against a set of bills seeking to tighten school vaccine ...
23:32, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 5-California, 4 automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached an agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate change by setting its own standards....
16:00, 07/25/2019

Shocking video shows robber choking bodega worker until he passes out Startling footage shows a man calmly choking a stranger until he goes limp during a robbery at a Queens bodega, authorities said. The man barged into the store on 63rd Road near 99th Street in Rego Park shortly before 7:22 a.m. June 15 and immediatel...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Napa Valley, but for weed: Cannabis bill would tighten rules for claiming place of origin Like purveyors of fine wines, some cannabis industry insiders are backing a bill regulating who can use place names and appellations in weed brands.       ...
09:00, 07/23/2019

NYC passes rule to close ‘Kushner loophole’ in construction NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers have voted to close the “Kushner loophole” that critics say encourages landlords to file false paperwork. The bill approved Wednesday by the City Council will require regulators to double-check when...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Senate passes massive disaster aid package The Senate passed a long-awaited bipartisan disaster aid package on Thursday after reaching a last-minute deal with President Donald Trump. In a 85-8 vote, the Senate approved a multi-billion dollar disaster aid bill, which will assist states devasta...
14:00, 05/23/2019

After de Blasio scandal Conflicts of Interest Board passes new rule It’s the de Blasio rule. The city’s Conflicts of Interest Board has passed a new regulation for fundraising by politicians in response to the controversy over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fundraising scandal. “There has been recent reporting co...
21:00, 05/09/2019

New York Senate passes ban on Elon Musk's Not-A-Flamethrower If you live in New York state and bought one of The Boring Company's Not-A-Flamethrowers, you probably want to get rid of it shortly. The state's Senate recently passed a bill that bans the possession of a flamethrower for recreational pur...
12:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Senate passes massive 2-year budget deal The Senate passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal and sent it to President Donald Trump’s desk for his signature, putting an end to the threat of a debt crisis this fall and easing the path toward funding the government past Sept. 30. The vote was...
12:48, 08/01/2019

Senate Passes Bipartisan Measure to Deliver Aid To the Border (WASHINGTON) — The GOP-held Senate on Wednesday passed a bipartisan $4.6 billion measure to deliver aid to the southern border before the government runs out of money to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children. The swe...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Alabama abortion ban: Republican state senate passes most restrictive law in US Law bans abortion except if there is a ‘serious health risk’ to the mother, with no exceptions for rape and incestThese 25 white men – all Republicans – just voted to ban abortion in AlabamaAlabama’s Republican-controlled state senate passed a bill T...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
14:48, 05/23/2019

New corporate disclosure rule about CEO and worker pay adds fuel to rich-poor debate Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gap exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
09:00, 07/07/2019

Senate passes border spending package, setting up fight with House Update 3:32 p.m.: The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill for the southern border, one day after the House approved its own legislation.House and Senate leaders must now decide whether to reconcile their conflicting proposals or dism...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Senate passes sanctions on North Korea that target Chinese banks The United States Senate passed a bill on Thursday that would strengthen sanctions on North Korea, particularly targeting Chinese banks that work with Pyongyang to skirt existing restrictions....
06:32, 06/28/2019

Senate passes massive budget deal that lifts the debt ceiling The Senate passed Thursday a massive budget deal that would stave off the looming threat of a potential default on US debt and prevent automatic spending cuts to domestic and military funding....
21:16, 08/01/2019

Senate Passes Two-Year Spending Deal That Suspends Debt Ceiling A two-year agreement to raise federal spending and at the same time lift the government’s borrowing limit will go to the president’s desk after it passed the Senate with more Democrats voting for it than Republicans....
09:48, 08/01/2019

US Senate Passes Proposal To Give India The Same Status As 'NATO Ally' The US Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America's NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for increasing defence cooperation....
02:00, 07/02/2019

Alabama state Senate passes near total abortion ban in direct challenge to Roe v. Wade The Alabama state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill essentially banning abortion in the state, a move specifically aimed at challenging more than 40 years of federal abortion protection under Roe v. Wade. The bill would make it a felony for a doctor ...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Senate passes massive budget deal hailed by Trump as 'phenomenal' – live Bill, which would lift debt ceiling until 2021, passes 67-28Trump calls Vladimir Putin to ‘offer help on wildfires’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.59pm BST The budget bill does lift the debt ceiling into July 2021, but it does...
10:16, 08/01/2019

State Senate passes limo-safety bills after deadly upstate crash The state Senate on Thursday passed a slate of bills aimed at preventing fatal limo crashes like the upstate disaster that left 20 dead in October. The proposals — which are still pending in the Assembly — create stricter licensing and safety require...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Wisconsin Senate passes four abortion-restricting bills that Gov. Evers has vowed to veto Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Senate passed four abortion-restricting bills Wednesday, sending them to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers who has promised to veto them....
21:16, 06/05/2019

Senate Passes Budget and Debt Deal, President Trump Promises to Sign (WASHINGTON) — A hard-won budget and debt deal easily cleared the Senate on Thursday, powered by President Donald Trump’s endorsement and a bipartisan drive to cement recent spending increases for the Pentagon and domestic agencies. The l...
17:48, 08/01/2019

Senate passes resolutions blocking Trump's arms sale to Saudi Arabia, others The Senate on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's deal with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates to sell the Middle East countries $8.1 billion in arms, but Trump may still have the last say....
05:32, 06/21/2019

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
21:00, 04/28/2019

House passes $4.5B border aid bill The House passed legislation Tuesday to provide humanitarian assistance for migrants at the southern border. The White House has threatened to veto it....
10:48, 06/26/2019

California truckers brace for new 'gig worker' rules California trucking companies that haul everything from summer strawberries to cars and Christmas toys say they are under threat from a bill that could turn so-called gig workers into employees....
11:48, 09/11/2019

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
17:48, 06/27/2019

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
17:32, 05/29/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at ...
19:32, 06/25/2019

California school newspaper will run story on porn worker STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A Central California school district will allow a high school newspaper to publish a profile of an 18-year-old student who works in the porn industry. The Stockton Record reports that the Lodi Unified School District won’...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Missouri passes bill banning abortions after 8 weeks Republican Gov. Mike Parson pledged to sign the bill , but it’s unclear when he’ll take action. When pressed on the lack of exceptions, he told reporters that “all life has value.”...
07:48, 05/18/2019

House passes bill to help workers with retirement savings WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a bill Thursday to promote retirement security by making it easier for small businesses and other companies to offer retirement plans. The bipartisan bill, approved 417-3, also makes it easier for w...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes POCSO Amendment Bill The Rajya Sabha today passed a bill entailing amendments to the POCSO Act by including death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children, besides providing stringent punishments for other crimes......
07:32, 07/24/2019

If Hong Kong extradition bill passes, what will happen? Hong Kong's government will discuss its bill on Wednesday, but hundreds protested Tuesday night – they feel Hong Kong's independence is in danger.        ...
01:16, 06/12/2019

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
13:32, 05/22/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
19:32, 06/03/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill after Trump opposition WASHINGTON-- The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senat...
10:00, 05/10/2019

LGBTQ anti-discrimination bill passes House The House passed a bill Friday, 236-173, extending federal anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans. The Equality Act sponsored by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity ...
10:16, 05/17/2019

Natural gas explosion at California home kills worker, injures 15 others A gas company worker was killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after a natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California on Monday, according to officials. ...
14:16, 07/16/2019

Colombian Senate asks high court to rule on FARC peace vote Colombian lawmakers on Thursday said they will ask a high court to rule on the legality of a Senate vote this week on whether to make changes to a special tribunal tasked with trying former rebels and military officials for war crimes....
16:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
19:00, 06/03/2019

Rajya Sabha Passes Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill has been passed by the Rajya Sabha in the Parliament. The bill has been passed with three government amendments and will have to go back to the Lok Sabha. The Motor......
16:48, 07/31/2019

Florida passes bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would place new regulations on people paid to gather petitions for constitutional amendments under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The language was placed on a bill in the final hours of the Legislature&...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
17:32, 06/03/2019

Florida Legislature passes bill expanding program to arm teachers The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday allowing more teachers to carry firearms in school with the approval of local districts....
16:32, 05/01/2019

House Passes Bipartisan Budget Bill With Trump Support (WASHINGTON) — Observing a rare cease-fire in their battles with President Donald Trump, the Democratic-controlled House on Thursday easily passed bipartisan debt and budget legislation to permit the Treasury to issue bonds to pay the governmen...
22:00, 07/25/2019

House passes first-ever bill to outlaw LGBT-based discrimination For the first time ever, the U.S. House passed a bill Friday that bars discrimination against persons in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- although the proposal faces an uphill battle in the Senate....
11:16, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Michigan Legislature passes auto insurance bill LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Michigan’s auto insurance legislation (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Michigan’s Legislature has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would reduce the country’s highest auto insurance premiums. The vo...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Jon Stewart: House passes 9/11 victims compensation bill, but 'none of us feel like the job is done' The House of Representatives' reauthorization of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is an achievement but not the end of activists' work, according to Jon Stewart....
13:32, 07/12/2019

Assembly passes bill forcing religious groups to vaccinate A key state Assembly committee on Thursday narrowly gave thumbs up to a bill that would end New York’s policy of allowing religious exemptions from vaccine requirements — and the measure is expected to be approved by the Legislature before it adjourn...
15:00, 06/13/2019

House passes bill to thwart 2020 ballot box hacking U.S. states would get $600 million in federal grants to secure voting machines from cyber attacks under legislation passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, with the money to be spent quickly so that upgraded equipment is in place by the N...
17:48, 06/27/2019

House passes $1T spending bill as budget talks resume WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that amounts to an opening bid in a guns vs. butter fight with the Trump administration. Both sides are trying to avert the return of drastic automatic spending ...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Alabama Passes Bill Banning Abortion From Moment of Conception Less than a week after a fight broke out on the Alabama Senate floor over a proposal to ban abortion at the moment of conception, briefly delaying a vote that even Democrats recognized as inevitable, the state has gone ahead and passed it. If signed...
20:32, 05/14/2019

U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at ...
19:32, 06/25/2019

House passes bipartisan bill to stop illegal robocalls The House has just passed a bipartisan bill created to put a stop to all the annoying and disruptive robocalls you get. Introduced by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden, the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act....
01:00, 07/25/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish doctors who perform the procedure with life in......
07:00, 05/15/2019

House passes bill to extend 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund WASHINGTON — The House passed the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill to permanently fund cash payments for first responders, their families and others who were sickened at Ground Zero. The House voted 402-12 to advance legislation named after three 9...
12:48, 07/12/2019

House passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-controlled House on Thursday passed legislation raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, ​but it’s not expected to find any support in the GOP-majority Senate. ​Approval by a 231-199 vote came after Democratic moderates and liberal...
12:00, 07/18/2019

Berkshire Hathaway dealership bill passes Texas legislature The Texas House approved a bill that would allow a vehicle manufacturer or distributor to also own a dealership, as long as it was for a different type of vehicle than what that company manufactures or distributes....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash Threaten Ballot Fight Over California Gig-Worker Law The battle over a California bill that could upend the business models of companies that rely on gig workers intensified when three companies threatened to spend a combined $90 million on a ballot measure if a deal can’t be reached this year....
21:00, 08/29/2019

F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes Into California Warehouse, Worker Captures Aftermath on Video On Thursday, an F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse near the March Air Reserve Base in southern California. The pilot ejected and survived, but roughly a dozen people inside the warehouse were sent to the hospital for minor injuries related to ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

California woman posing as social worker tried to kidnap newborn: cops SANTA ANA, Calif. — Southern California authorities say a woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted kidnapping after allegedly posing as a social worker and trying to convince a mother to hand over her newborn baby. Santa Ana police said Satu...
11:32, 06/10/2019

Uber and Lyft prepare $60 million fight against worker classification bill The fight over whether rideshare drivers should be classified as employees and therefore be eligible for benefits continues. The latest battleground is California, where a worker classification bill is currently being debated by lawmakers. Uber and L...
05:00, 08/30/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package....
23:00, 06/25/2019

New York Assembly passes bill closing 'double jeopardy' loophole The New York State Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would permit state authorities to pursue charges against a person who has received a pardon from the president....
01:00, 05/22/2019

Parliament Passes Bill Aimed To Make India International Arbitration Hub Parliament on Thursday passed a bill aimed at making India an international arbitration hub by providing facilities for settlement of commercial disputes....
18:48, 08/01/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY — The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a new law. The state Legislature on Wednesday approved a bill that allows the state Department of Taxation an...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement....
01:00, 05/30/2019

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
21:00, 06/17/2019

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
14:16, 07/02/2019

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate...
13:32, 07/18/2019

New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle....
19:16, 05/22/2019

House passes bill offering 2 million migrants a chance at citizenship Measure to protect Dreamers and others stands little chance of passing but highlights Democrats’ push for immigration reformDemocrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House on Tuesday that would bestow a chance fo...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
05:48, 07/02/2019

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in America yesterday, it flew completely under the ra...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Maine passes bill requiring ISPs to ask permission before selling data The current federal government might not be keen on privacy rules for internet providers, but Maine certainly is. The state's Senate has passed a bill that requires consent before ISPs can sell or offer access to their customers' private d...
03:16, 05/31/2019

House Passes LGBTQ Civil Rights Bill in Historic Vote The House of Representatives passed a sweeping LGBTQ protection bill on Friday, thanks to support from most congressional Democrats and nearly total opposition from House Republicans....
13:16, 05/17/2019

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY — The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’...
07:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. House passes Trump-backed spending and debt limit bill The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation touted by President Donald Trump that would accelerate rising federal budget deficits and suspend limits on Washington's borrowing powers over the next two years....
00:00, 07/26/2019

California police arrest hotel worker allegedly planning mass shooting Long Beach police: suspect had huge arsenal and well-laid plansRodolfo Montoya allegedly plotted revenge attack on MarriottPolice in Long Beach, California, appear to have thwarted a mass shooting by arresting a hotel cook who had amassed an astonish...
09:32, 08/22/2019

Canada passes 'Free Willy' bill banning whale and dolphin captivity Canada's House of Commons passed a bill Monday to make it illegal to hold a whale, dolphin or porpoise captive, punishable by fines up to $150,000 USD....
17:48, 06/10/2019

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
18:48, 07/12/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 that seeks to put in place a mechanism by which......
20:32, 07/24/2019

Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants....
10:48, 05/24/2019

House passes short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to temporarily extend funding for the federal government and avert a shutdown at the end of the month....
19:49, 09/19/2019

Singapore parliament passes bill against online falsehoods amidst heated debate As expected, the Singapore government has voted to pass the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill despite strong urging from industry observers and global technology companies to reassess the legislation, which they say gives the go...
12:48, 05/08/2019

House panel unanimously passes 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday. The move comes a day after former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed members of a Judiciar...
12:32, 06/12/2019

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
16:16, 06/03/2019

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Democratic governor has said he’s prepared to sign it ...
22:16, 05/29/2019

House Passes Short Term Spending Bill to Postpone Possible Government Shutdown (WASHINGTON) — The House has passed a short-term ending bill to prevent a federal shutdown when the budget year ends Sept. 30. The bipartisan measure, approved by a 301-123 vote, would give lawmakers until the Thanksgiving break to negotiate an...
16:16, 09/19/2019

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wall on the border with Mexico....
15:00, 07/12/2019

House passes tribal casino bill one week after Trump urged GOP to oppose it The president had urged Republicans to vote against the measure, which is opposed by a key White House ally. Nearly four-dozen Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in backing it....
14:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Ohio House passes bill to save nuclear power plants The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that could cost power consumers about $190 million per year to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from early retirement. The bill would also allow solar generation to qualify f...
18:32, 05/29/2019

UK Parliament passes Brexit delay bill, rejects call for early election British lawmakers have rejected Boris Johnson's call for a general election after the opposition abstained from the vote. The PM called for an early election, saying he has lost a governing majority....
03:16, 09/05/2019

Former California DMV worker sentenced to 2 years for bribery, fraud involving driving test results A former employee at the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) was sentenced recently to two years in prison for taking bribes in exchange for altering the agency's database -- falsely suggesting some people had passed driving tests....
04:00, 08/26/2019

Canadian air passenger bill of rights: What you need to know about rule changes Canada has instituted new protections covering a wide range of issues, from overbooked flights to lost bags to delays. See when they go into effect.       ...
11:16, 07/29/2019

New Hampshire passes bill to provide free tampons, other menstrual products in public schools New Hampshire middle and high schools must now provide free menstrual products, including tampons, to students under a bill signed Wednesday.        ...
20:32, 07/17/2019

U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion funding package to ease a migrant surge that has subjected children detained at U.S-Mexico border to ove...
03:32, 06/26/2019

House Passes $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill Despite Trump Opposition to Funding for Puerto Rico (WASHINGTON) — The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from...
12:00, 05/10/2019

House passes bill giving 'Dreamers' path to citizenship, despite Trump veto threat Despite a veto threat from President Trump, House Democrats on Tuesday passed a bill that would provide a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 2 million undocumented immigrants....
01:48, 06/05/2019

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a hearing on the bill....
13:32, 06/12/2019

The Latest: California also suing over Trump health rule NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on states suing the Trump administration over a rule allowing medical providers to cite religious beliefs in declining to perform abortions (all times local): 4:30 p.m. California has joined nearly two dozen states and muni...
18:32, 05/21/2019

After Georgia Passes Restrictive Anti-Abortion Bill, Film Companies Vow to Bounce Productions to Other States Several film production companies say they’re taking the midnight train the hell out of Georgia until the state reverses its recently passed anti-abortion law, which is now among the most restrictive in the nation....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of a disaster. The vote was 102-29. The next step will be a state Senate hearing....
14:48, 05/02/2019

New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York legislature passes bill to make it 1st state to ban declawing cats; governor hasn’t said if he’ll sign it....
14:00, 06/04/2019

House Passes an Emergency Funding Bill to Care for Migrant Families Detained After Crossing the Border (WASHINGTON) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied...
23:48, 06/25/2019

McConnell: Senate will 'probably not' vote on Dreamers bill House Democrats' DREAM Act will "probably not" get a vote in the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday. The Kentucky Republican's rejection of the legislation that would give a path to citizenship to immigrants brought to the Unit...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Senate approves its own version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a bill that would grant $4.6 billion for border aid in a bid to stem illegal migration across the country's southern border with Mexico....
16:48, 06/26/2019

NY Senate hashing out pro-weed bill for introduction New York lawmakers on Sunday appeared to be fired up for a pot party — with a new bill to legalize marijuana set to be introduced in the state Senate. The legislation will be similar to a proposal floated by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, sourc...
20:32, 06/16/2019

California Senate OKs Special Banks for Marijuana Retailers SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Senate has voted to allow special banks to handle money from legal marijuana retailers. Recreational marijuana use has been legal in California since January 2018 but is still illegal under federal law. That mean...
19:32, 05/21/2019

Trump's new anti-asylum rule faces court test in California A new U.S. rule aimed at slashing the number of asylum cases at the southern border with Mexico faces a court test on Wednesday when a federal judge will hear arguments about whether to block the measure pending trial....
04:00, 07/24/2019

Alabama Senate Set to Take Up Bill Effectively Banning Abortion Alabama lawmakers hope the measure will lead the Supreme Court to reconsider Roe v. Wade, which recognized a constitutional right to end a pregnancy....
11:32, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation increasing the amount of time that childhood sex assault victims can su...
23:00, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Schumer calls for Senate to vote on gun bill VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the deadly Virginia Beach shooting Friday (all times local): 12:45 p.m. The Senate’s top Democrat says a universal background check bill must be brought to the Senate floor for a vote. Sen. Charles Schum...
10:00, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Senate OKs bipartisan bill to care for migrants Protesters gather to demand the defunding of government agencies for border protection and customs enforcement, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency ...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Alabama Senate debates bill banning nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday began final debate on a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, allowing exceptions only to prevent a serious health risk to the mother....
16:16, 05/14/2019

'It goes after Roe directly': Alabama's abortion bill set to go before state senate Nation’s strictest legislation would ban all abortions at any stage of pregnancy, and backers hope it will fuel a challenge to Roe v WadeJenna King-Shepherd was 17 and had just graduated high school when, a decade ago, she had an abortion at a clinic...
00:16, 05/14/2019

The Latest: McConnell rejects changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is rejecting changes that House Democrats want in a multi-billion dollar border bill. Instead, the Kentucky Rep...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest....
05:16, 05/14/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in other states in hopes the issue will get to the U.S. Supreme Court....
09:32, 05/16/2019

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill clears Senate The US Senate on Tuesday finally passed a bill guaranteeing financial support to the families of 9/11 first responders and victims — as a chorus of riotous cheers arose from the gallery. Senators approved 97-2 “The Never Forget the Heroes: Jame...
14:48, 07/23/2019

Oregon Senate Republicans end walkout over carbon bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers returned to the Oregon Senate on Saturday, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon emissions bill they said would harm their rural constituents. The minority Republicans returned after Senate Presi...
09:16, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Dems to propose changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 8 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will propose changes to a $4.6 billion Senate-approved border bill to add new requirements for care of migrants. The...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Bill To Extend President's Rule In Jammu And Kashmir In Rajya Sabha Union home minister Amit Shah presented two bills - one for the extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir and Reservation (Amendment) Bill - in Rajya Sabha today....
04:16, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill a 'terrible blow' to rule of law: Patten Hong Kong's last British governor Chris Patten said on Thursday a proposed extradition bill allowing suspects to be sent to China for trial is a "terrible blow" to the rule of law and will undermine Hong Kong's reputation as a global financial hub....
00:48, 06/06/2019

Protester hurls apparent menstrual blood in California Senate Anti-vaccine protesters on Friday hurled what authorities believed to be blood onto the Senate floor at the California State Capitol in Sacramento, leading to an evacuation of the building on the final day of the legislative calendar....
18:48, 09/14/2019

California leads latest lawsuit against Trump’s ‘public charge’ immigration rule California and three other states filed a lawsuit Friday that challenges the Trump administration’s so-called “public charge” rule, which strengthens federal officials’ ability to deny green cards to immigrants who rely on government aid....
17:32, 08/16/2019

Trump 'conscience' rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies....
20:32, 05/07/2019

California, advocacy groups file lawsuit against Trump public charge rule The state of California and several advocacy groups filed separate lawsuits Friday against a rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrants who use public benefits or are deemed likely to use them in the future. The state and advocacy gro...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Senate bill would make companies put a price on personal data Many will tell you that internet giants see your data as their most valuable resource, but politicians now want to put a number on that value. Senators Mark Warner and Josh Hawley are introducing the Designing Accounting Safeguards to Help Broaden O...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Drug makers met with Trump to argue against Senate pricing bill The main pharmaceutical industry lobbying group said on Thursday it and some drugmakers met with President Donald Trump to voice opposition to a bipartisan U.S. Senate bill that aims to lower prescription drug prices....
11:16, 07/25/2019

Senate bill would require used-car dealers to repair recalled vehicles The Used Car Safety Recall Repair Act, introduced Wednesday, would require used-car dealers to repair any outstanding safety recalls before selling, leasing or loaning the vehicles to customers....
15:48, 06/26/2019

Trump says he is convinced Senate leader wants background checks bill President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was convinced that Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell wants to move legislation to toughen background checks for gun purchases, expressing optimism that Congress will act on the issue....
06:32, 08/14/2019

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
14:32, 07/12/2019

Missouri Senate Advances Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill The Missouri Senate passed a bill early Thursday that would prohibit abortion at around eight weeks. The State House and governor still need to approve it....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Bill to overturn education reform fails in Mexico's Senate A measure to roll back part of a contentious education reform in Mexico is on hold after the country's Senate rejected legislation previously passed in the lower house....
17:00, 05/01/2019

House yields, sends Senate border bill to Trump The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border. (June 27)        ...
00:32, 06/28/2019

Senate approves budget bill that gives nearly $3T, suspends debt ceiling The Senate voted Thursday to pass a major bipartisan spending bill that increases the federal budget and defers the debt ceiling for another two years -- settling fears the limit could bring severe economic harm....
18:16, 08/01/2019

Abortion bill delayed as Alabama Senate falls into chaos The lieutenant governor agreed to remove amendments creating exceptions for rape and incest, leading to anger and arguments on the Senate floor.        ...
11:16, 05/09/2019

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues...
08:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. Senate's McConnell expects stop-gap funding bill this month U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he expects the Senate will pass a stop-gap government funding bill before the end of September, to prevent any lapse in funding when the fiscal year ends at the end of the month....
17:00, 09/09/2019

North Carolina Senate debates bill to fix voter ID denials RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Voter ID legislation now goes before North Carolina’s Senate after the House eased rules around authenticating student and employee identification cards for use in next year’s elections. The House bill is set for Sena...
05:00, 05/21/2019

NC Senate vote means showdown nears on immigration bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican-controlled General Assembly is heading for a showdown with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper as legislators near final passage of a bill that would strong-arm several North Carolina sheriffs refusing to cooperate with fed...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Australian government boosts Senate numbers ahead of tax cut bill Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will need to secure just three votes in the country's upper house to pass legislation after election results on Wednesday showed his government picked up four additional Senate seats....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Senate rejects House-backed version of border aid bill The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a bill approved a day earlier by the House of Representatives that would have provided $4.5 billion to address a surge in migration at the U.S. border with Mexico, while setting new standards for the care of migr...
16:48, 06/26/2019

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
16:48, 07/11/2019

State Senate unanimously approves school bus safety bill The state Senate unanimously approved legislation Wednesday to crack down on New Yorkers who recklessly pass stopped school buses. The bill, likely to pass the Assembly and receive Gov. Cuomo’s signature, would boost fines for first-time offenders fr...
13:00, 05/02/2019

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was urgent to secure the funds the legislation would p...
17:48, 06/27/2019

The Latest: New York Senate approves double jeopardy bill ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York state Senate voting to allow congressional investigators to access President Donald Trump’s state tax returns (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Members of the New York state Senate have approved legisla...
11:16, 05/08/2019

California's Senate may ban facial recognition tech in police body cameras The state of California's legislature is considering a new bill that would ban the use of facial recognition technology in police body cameras, according to CNBC. The proposal, which has already passed the state Assembly and now awaits a vote fr...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Two California counties sue Trump administration over green card rule change for immigrants on welfare San Francisco and Santa Clara counties announced Tuesday that they had sued the Trump administration over a new regulation that would give federal officials more power to deny green cards to immigrants deemed likely to rely on welfare....
17:32, 08/13/2019

Harris introduces Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris introduced a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on drugs...
02:48, 07/24/2019

Premier Kenney urges Senate committee to scrap oil tanker ban Bill C-48 Alberta's new premier says he will launch a constitutional challenge against a federal government bill to ban tankers off British Columbia's northern coast if it goes ahead....
07:16, 05/01/2019

Texas Senate restores key part of child sexual abuse bill AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Senate has passed a bill that would give child sexual abuse victims more time to sue in civil court after restoring a key provision that allows them to take on institutions. Senate lawmakers approved the legislation una...
18:32, 05/21/2019

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids Efforts to crack down on loot boxes in the US might be underway in earnest. Senator Josh Hawley has introduced a bill, the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, that would bar games from including paid loot boxes, pay-to-win mechanics and othe...
13:32, 05/08/2019

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border, capping a Washington skirmish in which...
17:32, 06/27/2019

Alabama Senate approves near total abortion ban, sends bill to governor Alabama's Senate passed a near complete ban on abortion late Tuesday and sent it to Gov. Kay Ivey, who could sign it into law and make the state one of the nation's most restrictive on the procedure....
06:48, 05/15/2019

Senate approves Trump-backed spending, debt limit bill The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed legislation supported by President Donald Trump that would suspend limits on U.S. borrowing authority for two years and set government spending at higher levels through September 2021....
09:48, 08/01/2019

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill Alabama's state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after disagreement arose on the Senate floor about whether to allow women impregnated by rape and incest to have a legal abortion....
10:16, 05/09/2019

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting rights restored, and now Florida’s Senate has followed suit....
20:48, 05/02/2019

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that the Trump administration says would strengthen Moscow's economic grip on...
14:48, 07/31/2019

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for members of the kingdom’s royal family. Sena...
10:16, 07/10/2019

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipa...
11:16, 06/18/2019

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
14:48, 07/16/2019

Democratic lawmaker says House expected to vote on Senate border bill The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on Thursday on a Senate-passed border aid bill without amendments, as Democrats give up for now an effort to force changes in the treatment of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, Democratic R...
12:48, 06/27/2019

Harris to introduce U.S. Senate bill to decriminalize marijuana, expunge convictions Democratic White House hopeful Kamala Harris will introduce a Senate bill on Tuesday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, erase past convictions and use funds from marijuana sales to invest in communities hit by the decades-long "war on d...
03:48, 07/23/2019

Bill targeting wind energy line stalls in Missouri Senate JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Legislation that could thwart a large wind-energy power line has hit a roadblock in the Missouri Senate. Senators were unable to come to a vote late Wednesday on a bill prohibiting the use of eminent domain to acquire easem...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Following disputes, drug pricing bill moves out of Senate Finance Committee Legislation that would lower what patients in Medicare pay for drugs advanced out of a key panel on Thursday despite close-call votes on controversial provisions....
11:16, 07/25/2019

Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sales....
13:00, 07/10/2019

Senate meeting erupts as Graham clashes with Dems over asylum bill: 'You're not going to take my job!' The Senate Judiciary Committee erupted with infighting Thursday as a top Republican lawmaker pushed legislation aimed at crafting new rules for asylum-seekers from Central American countries....
21:16, 08/01/2019

Alabama Senate approves near-total ban on abortion; sends bill to the governor The measure includes the most sweeping restrictions on abortion in the United States, almost certainly guaranteeing a legal challenge.        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Senate bill wants to make it easier for ex-prisoners to start a business | Gene Marks The New Start Act plans to use ‘the power of entrepreneurship’ to help people who have been in prison build something specialShould someone who committed a crime and served time in prison be allowed to start a business? One senator thinks so, and he’...
08:48, 05/09/2019

Schumer, King call for McConnell to allow Senate vote on background check bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and GOP Rep. Peter King on Tuesday will call on the Senate to vote for House-passed background check legislation in the aftermath of the horrific mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people. The two New...
09:16, 08/06/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta senator....
19:16, 05/15/2019

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would not affect cosmetic items and also has a long way...
19:16, 05/23/2019

McConnell, Kaine to introduce bipartisan Senate bill to raise the federal smoking age to 21 Sens. Mitch McConnell and Tim Kaine plan to introduce a bill Monday that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 in hopes of curbing what regulators are calling an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
11:32, 05/20/2019

Senate bill would block federal funds for 2026 World Cup until USWNT gets equal pay West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who introduced the bill, said that the "clear unequitable pay between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams is unacceptable."...
23:32, 07/09/2019

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meets to begin sorting out the 600-plus amendments for...
09:00, 07/09/2019

Senate committee chair vows to block Albany’s ‘walking while texting’ bill ALBANY — A powerful state senator said he’s blocking legislation aimed at outlawing pedestrians who text while walking across the street. The measure, which would slap fines on New Yorkers who are looking at their smartphones or other electroni...
01:32, 05/18/2019

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation. The two reactors in Ohio - Davis Bess...
08:32, 07/17/2019

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an ...
00:32, 06/06/2019

Pelosi caves on House border bill, backs Senate version Trump supports The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday approved a bipartisan $4.6 billion Senate-drafted measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border — after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi backed off a competing proposal opposed by the Presi...
19:48, 06/27/2019

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers human rights bill on Saudi Arabia The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee's Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over human rights and criticizing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, but not by stopping weapons sale...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approve.        ...
20:16, 05/27/2019

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing Chinese influence around the world....
17:48, 06/27/2019

House heads toward vote on amended border package, McConnell says Senate bill 'only game in town' The House will vote Thursday on an amended emergency border aid package, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made it clear that his chamber won't consider the new version, teeing up a game of chicken just before the holiday break. House Democr...
08:16, 06/27/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils long-awaited bipartisan bill to lower drug prices Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced a long-awaited Senate bill on drug pricing Tuesday that would limit what seniors pay for their medicines and cap how much drug companies are allowed to increase the price of drugs paid for by Medi...
13:32, 07/23/2019

Senate Finance Committee unveils bipartisan bill to lower prescription drug prices for seniors Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee's ranking member, have been working for several months on a bill to lower drug prices....
10:16, 07/23/2019

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps by shifting almost $100 billion into a war-fightin...
13:32, 05/23/2019

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added ...
15:32, 05/23/2019

Senate panel wants to bring back drug proposal loved by Big Pharma in new White House-backed bill Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he wants to revive an abandoned White House proposal that would have eliminated rebates from government drug plans....
12:48, 07/25/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster, The Dallas Morning News reported....
01:16, 05/27/2019

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill....
09:16, 06/29/2019

Sports-wagering bill introduced in California California Assemblyman Adam Gray said ACA 16, a proposed state constitutional amendment, is the start of a complex push for sports betting in the state, with the goal of putting it before voters on the 2020 November ballot....
23:32, 06/27/2019

AB5, Landmark Bill Protecting Gig Workers in California, Becomes Law The hard-fought bill that may one day give full employee status to workers engaged in the gig economy spearheaded by companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash has finally been signed into law by the office of California Governor Gavin Newsom. Read more...
14:17, 09/18/2019

Bill to Help PG&E Pay Wildfire Claims Shelved in California PG&E’s last-minute push for legislation to help it pay off billions of dollars in wildfire claims fell apart Friday as the California lawmaker who authored the measure said he would shelve the proposal for the year....
13:16, 09/06/2019

California governor signs gig economy labor bill into law California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law a controversial labor bill, AB 5, which spells out when companies must treat "gig economy" contract workers as employees....
13:48, 09/18/2019

Public To Weigh In On Revised California Vaccine Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on changes to a California measure that would give state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant a high number of medical exemptions for vaccinations and sc...
03:32, 06/20/2019

California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
17:32, 05/16/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
11:00, 07/11/2019

California Bill Would Halt Facial Recognition on Bodycams A bill approved by the state senate would set a three-year moratorium on police use of recognition algorithms. Privacy advocates want a permanent ban....
11:01, 09/12/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 bln wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
16:32, 07/12/2019

Congress Worker Loses Bet To BJP Worker, Gets His Head Shaved Madhya Pradesh Congress worker Bapu Lal Sen had bet with BJP's Ram Babu Mandloi that if Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets re-elected, he will get his head shaven....
05:48, 05/25/2019

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires cau...
16:00, 07/12/2019

What California bill means for NCAA image and likeness debate The California state assembly voted in favor of a bill that could help NCAA athletes earn money off names, images or likenesses. Here's what happens next....
11:01, 09/10/2019

Uber intends to treat drivers as contractors despite California bill California is likely on the cusp of making gig companies treat independent contractors as employees, but Uber doesn't think the potential law will change its business. In an update, legal chief Tony West maintained that Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) wo...
18:16, 09/11/2019

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to...
22:48, 06/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt stringent regulations recently passed by California that could hurt corporate profits....
13:48, 05/01/2019

Uber Vows to Keep Fighting a Sweeping California Labor Bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers confronting the changing definition of work approved sweeping legislation Wednesday designed to give many contract workers new pay and benefit protections, but tech giants Uber and Lyft vowed to ke...
03:01, 09/12/2019

California Labor Bill, Near Passage, Is Blow to Uber and Lyft The companies seem to have fallen short in efforts to dodge legislation classifying many workers in the gig economy as employees and not contractors....
19:00, 09/09/2019

UPDATE 1-California bill to expand privacy protections fails California's senate blocked a bill on Thursday that would have expanded the ability of consumers to sue companies over their handling of personal data, a win for tech industry groups concerned about wide-ranging privacy lawsuits....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Dancers, writers, caddies: the gig workers who could benefit from California's historic bill Uber and Lyft drivers aren’t the only ones getting protections – but journalists and musicians have raised concernGroundbreaking legislation passed by California lawmakers on Wednesday has been lauded for its potential to transform the way tech compa...
12:00, 09/12/2019

California Bill Makes App-Based Companies Treat Workers as Employees Legislation near final approval would affect drivers for ride-hailing services, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others now viewed as contractors....
11:16, 09/11/2019

California bill may fill data gaps in the criminal justice system Inconsistent data isn't just a headache in the criminal justice system -- it could make the difference between someone going free or serving time. California might do something about that soon, though. The state legislature has passed a bill, ...
05:00, 09/17/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be determined Thursday when a key hearing is held on the legislation....
11:32, 05/14/2019

NCAA says California schools could be banned from championships if bill isn't dropped The California State Assembly is considering a bill that would allow athletes to earn compensation for use of their own name, image or likeness.       ...
07:32, 06/24/2019

#StephonClark: Bill Policing When Cops Can Use Lethal Force Advances in California A little more than a year after Sacramento, Calif., police gunned down an unarmed Stephon Clark as the 22-year-old father of two stood in his grandparents’ backyard, California may be on the cusp of passing the nation’s strictest law governing when p...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Will a California bill give players a slice of college sports' $14bn pie? California’s governor is on the verge of signing the Fair Pay to Play Act, which promises to end the exploitation of student-athletes by the multibillion-dollar college sports industryThis week LeBron James, Bernie Sanders and countless other heavy h...
07:16, 09/15/2019

California bill: President Trump won't appear on ballot unless he releases tax returns California lawmakers are attempting to force presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns — a move that could bar President Donald Trump from appearing on the state's primary ballot if he does not make the documents publi...
19:32, 05/03/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
12:48, 06/27/2019

NCAA tells California governor college athlete 'fair pay' bill is 'unconstitutional' The NCAA warned California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday that allowing college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness would be "unconstitutional" and would upend the balance of college sports....
20:16, 09/11/2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Bill For $21 Billion Wildfire Fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities......
00:32, 07/13/2019

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislators passed a first-of-its-kind bill targeting contract workers late Tuesday night, in a move that will...
15:48, 09/11/2019

California’s Newsom signs bill allowing citizens to refuse to help a police officer California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, on Tuesday signed a bill that no longer requires any "able-bodied person 18 years of age or older" in the state to help an officer who requests assistance during an arrest....
09:48, 09/04/2019

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, cleared the Assembly by a vote of 72-0. A version of the bill passed the Senate by a similarly decisi...
00:32, 09/10/2019

Opinion: Does California bill signal it's time to blow up NCAA model? As California finalizes a bill allowing athletes to profit off their name, image and likeness, you can be sure the NCAA will continue to fight.       ...
18:00, 09/10/2019

California’s Newsom signs bill allowing citizen to refuse to help a police officer Gov. Gavin Newsom, the California Democrat, on Tuesday signed a bill that no longer requires any "able-bodied person 18 years of age or older" in the state to help an officer who requested assistance during an arrest....
02:48, 09/04/2019

California bill on 'abortion pill' access at public universities goes to governor's desk California lawmakers passed a bill Friday that would require on-campus clinics at all public universities in the state to offer the “abortion pill” to students seeking to terminate their pregnancy at up to 10 weeks, according to reports. ...
06:48, 09/15/2019

Coward Republicans in the Oregon State Senate Are Still Hiding From State Police After Killing Climate Bill Shit is really getting wild in Oregon (and, I guess, directly outside of it). Last Thursday, 11 Republicans in the state senate managed to help kill a historic carbon emissions cap-and-trade bill by staging a walkout, making it impossible for the leg...
19:00, 06/26/2019

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after 'hostile amendments' A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation's most populous state was withdrawn Thursday....
21:32, 05/23/2019

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leadership positions. ...
13:16, 07/02/2019

California bill would give tax incentives to film, TV productions that leave states banning abortion A California Democratic lawmaker on Monday formally introduced a bill to offer tax breaks to film and television productions that relocate from states with restrictive abortion bans....
10:00, 05/21/2019

California Uber and Lyft drivers rally for bill granting rights to contract workers The two companies have spoken against the legislation, which would classify drivers as employees and enact worker protectionsDozens of drivers for Uber and Lyft attempted to shut down streets in San Francisco on Tuesday, demanding the right to form a...
15:00, 08/27/2019

Video satirizing NCAA ad is part of athlete-advocacy group's campaign for California bill New group releases video as California legislators consider bill that would allow college athletes in state to make money off name, image, likeness.       ...
14:16, 09/04/2019

NCAA President Threatens California Schools Over State Bill Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Earlier this year, two California state senators introduced SB 206, much to the chagrin of NCAA bureaucrats. The bill, which is also known as the Fair Pay To Play Act, would allow college athletes to make money off of their own names, images, and lik...
14:00, 06/24/2019

NFL legend Herschel Walker slams California bill aiming to give health care benefits to some illegal immigrants Former NFL running back Herschel Walker on Monday slammed California over a proposed bill that would give healthcare benefits to some illegal immigrants who live in the state....
14:16, 06/12/2019

California governor signs bill requiring Trump to release tax returns; White House vows legal fight California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Tuesday requiring President Donald Trump to publicly release his tax returns before he can appear on the state's primary ballot in 2020....
15:48, 07/30/2019

Hillary Clinton says Republicans have to choose between 'rule of law or the rule of Trump' Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton indicated on Wednesday that Republicans faced a binary choice in dealing with President Donald Trump's refusal to comply with Congressional subpoenas: either side with the White House or the rule...
10:48, 05/09/2019

California 'anti-eavesdropping' bill seeks to regulate smart speakers A bill being considered by California lawmakers would allow smart speaker users to opt so Amazon, Facebook, and Apple can't store voice recordings.        ...
08:32, 05/29/2019

NCAA sends California governor letter calling name, likeness bill 'unconstitutional' The NCAA Board of Governors sent a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom that calls a bill giving student-athletes more power "unconstitutional."       ...
11:16, 09/11/2019

GE needs to end infighting, fix quality, tighten management: CEO General Electric Co, once seen as the epitome of corporate greatness, is trying to end infighting between its divisions, tighten up management and fix quality problems in its products, Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp said on Wednesday....
14:32, 05/22/2019

You Can Now Tell Siri to Tighten Your Nike Self-Lacing Sneakers Nike’s self-lacing (self-tightening is probably a more apt description) FitAdapt technology is slowing making its way into more of the brand’s shoe lines, including the Adapt Huarache now. The sneaker’s design might date back to the early ‘90s, but i...
12:00, 08/29/2019

Colorado county first in state to tighten oil and gas regulations Adams County on Tuesday became the first in Colorado to adopt new oil and gas regulations since the state passed a law that bolstered local control over fossil fuel development....
16:48, 09/03/2019

Mexico to tighten security at 68 border crossings MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that officials will tighten security at 68 border crossings where controls are lax. He made the comment in a Friday morning presser, although there was no visible increase i...
09:16, 06/14/2019

New Zealand Unveils New Legislation To Tighten Gun Laws New Zealand unveiled new legislation Friday aimed at ensuring only "fit and proper" people can own guns in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks that killed 51 Muslim worshippers....
11:32, 09/13/2019

Mexico: Security lax at 68 border crossings, vows to tighten Mexico’s president acknowledged Friday that controls are lax at dozens of crossings at the country’s southern border, vowing to correct the situation amid U.S. pressure to crack down on migration from Central America...
11:00, 06/14/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
21:16, 05/14/2019

The debate behind Trump's move to tighten Iran oil sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 - ending exemptions for eight nations - came after hawkish economic and security advisors allayed the president's fears of an oil price hike, according to ...
23:16, 04/30/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the United States....
16:48, 05/14/2019

Facebook and Instagram tighten rules on self-harm images Social network and its subsidiary to crack down on potentially dangerous contentFacebook will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as the company tightens its policies following criticism of the moderation of violent and potent...
11:32, 09/10/2019

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner....
06:48, 06/10/2019

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
03:48, 08/08/2019

Zimbabwe shuts out foreign currency to tighten economy With official inflation up markedly, Zimbabwe abandons the use of foreign money at home. It is intended to strengthen the local currency and ween the country off the US dollar and the South African rand....
06:48, 06/25/2019

Why gun-loving Switzerland voted to tighten restrictions on firearms REUTERS/Denis Balibouse Earlier this year, Swiss voters approved changes to the country's gun laws by a very comfortable majority of 63.7%. Gun ownership and use is widespread in Switzerland, which has military conscription and where hunting and sho...
15:48, 08/05/2019

Facebook Board to Tighten Oversight, as Zuckerberg Keeps Control Facebook Inc.’s historic settlement with the Federal Trade Commission keeps CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s power largely intact, even as it calls for the board to tighten the reins on the company’s privacy practices....
11:48, 07/24/2019

Tammy Abraham revels up front but Chelsea need to tighten up at the back Striker is profiting from Chelsea’s openness in attack as he showed in the 5-2 win at Wolves but it is leaving them vulnerable in defenceYouth products scoring goals. A verve and excitement in forward areas. Goals, fun, joy. It was all there for Chel...
07:16, 09/15/2019

Gucci parent Kering moves to tighten grip on e-commerce Kering, owner of brands including Gucci, will tighten its grip on its e-commerce operations, focusing on its own branded sites to sell its luxury products or ventures where it can control its image and client data....
04:32, 06/07/2019

Angry Aaron Boone loses it with epic rant: ‘Tighten this s–t up’ Aaron Boone made some T-shirt company rich Thursday. But the Yankees manager got his own money’s worth after getting ejected from the first game of a doubleheader — sticking up for his players and telling the home plate umpire, among other things, he...
21:16, 07/18/2019

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources said ahead of talks in Washington on Wednesday....
13:32, 06/05/2019

Guatemala says it’s working with the U.S. to tighten borders, break up migrant caravans Guatemalan Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart told The Post that officials are working with attorneys from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to revise its border-control agreement with its Central American neighbors....
23:16, 06/05/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign has air of desperation as election polls tighten "The 15-second Video That Could Kill Netanyahu's Rock-star Election Campaign" thundered a gleeful headline in the left-leaning Haaretz newspaper -- recycling online video of Benjamin Netanyahu being hustled away from election hustings amid sirens war...
04:33, 09/13/2019

U.S. Sanctions Tighten Putin's Circle, Extend Kremlin's Reach When U.S. sanctions forced Western banks to call in more than $200 million in loans from Oleg Deripaska’s automobile manufacturer last year, the Russian tycoon turned to a deep-pocketed backer to bail him out: the Kremlin....
16:16, 09/11/2019

| Djokovic, Federer, Nadal primed to tighten Wimbledon grip Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are set to tighten their private stranglehold on Wimbledon as rivals struggle to dethrone the sport's A-list stars....
03:48, 06/30/2019

Swiss Vote to Tighten Firearms Laws to Align With E.U. Rules Swiss voters agreed on Sunday to tighten the country’s gun laws in order to comply with European Union legislation that came into force following terrorist attacks in Paris and elsewhere....
10:48, 05/19/2019

Trump calls off tariffs after Mexico vows to tighten borders The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum program and deploy security forces to stem the flow of illegal Central American migrants....
23:16, 06/07/2019

New Zealand plans to tighten gun laws in wake of Christchurch massacre New Zealand plans to create a gun register and tighten gun licensing, among other measures. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the intent of the reform was to "stop weapons falling into the wrong hands."...
01:32, 07/22/2019

Facebook says it will tighten livestreaming rules in wake of Christchurch massacre Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of the Christchurch massacre....
20:32, 05/14/2019

Lessons From a Scandal: Colleges Quietly Tighten the Athletic Recruiting Process Some prominent universities implicated in the admissions scandal swiftly announced new layers of oversight. Dozens more did the same out of public view....
10:32, 05/09/2019

Democrats press Trump, GOP to tighten gun controls after Odessa mass shooting Saturday’s mass shooting brought to more than 50 the number of people killed in such incidents in August alone. President Trump said Sunday that the shooting “really hasn’t changed anything” about his view on gun legislation....
19:16, 09/02/2019

Mexico could tighten immigration controls to defuse Trump tariffs threat Andrés Manuel López Obrador hints at concession to USTalks over US president threat in Washington next week Mexico’s president hinted on Saturday that his country could tighten migration controls in order to defuse Donald Trump’s threat to impose tar...
13:16, 06/01/2019

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s long civil war, but not the new, unsteady peace that has settled in some parts of the country.The g...
14:48, 06/08/2019

NCAA to tighten transfer guidelines, limit players gaining immediate eligibility College football and basketball players who transfer could have a more difficult time receiving immediate eligibility via waivers.       ...
08:48, 06/26/2019

Singapore public sector to adopt new measures to tighten data security Following a "stocktake" of the public sector's security practices, Singapore's government agencies will roll out "technical measures" for existing as well as new systems to beef up data security standards, including automated detection of email conta...
13:16, 07/15/2019

Japanese bank Mizuho to tighten financing norm for coal-fired plants Japan's Mizuho Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it will tighten its financing policy for coal-fired power projects from July 1 to help tackle global climate change issues....
22:16, 05/22/2019

3rd Test Live: England Lose Openers, Australia Tighten Grip On Match England vs Australia 3rd Test Day 3 LIVE Score, Ashes 2019: Australia lead the five-Test series 1-0 and victory at Headingley would see them retain the Ashes at 2-0 up with two to play....
07:00, 08/24/2019

Swiss Voters Opt to Tighten Gun Laws in Measure That Tested Nation’s Shooting Traditions (GENEVA) — Swiss voters on Sunday approved a measure to tighten the Alpine nation’s gun laws, bringing the country in line with many of its European partners despite the objections of local gun owners, Swiss media reported, citing officia...
10:32, 05/19/2019

Midwest farmers continue to struggle as bankers tighten credit standards, report says The slump in the farm economy continued to cause financial stress in the first quarter, resulting in a further deterioration of agricultural credit conditions, according to a report released Thursday....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, pr...
03:32, 07/01/2019

Japan to tighten export rules for high-tech materials to South Korea: media Japan plans to tighten restrictions on the export of high-tech material used in smartphones and chips to South Korea from July 4 in connection with a dispute over a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the Sankei newspaper reported on Sunday...
04:48, 06/30/2019

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
19:32, 06/30/2019

A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps could affect millions of Americans and hurt some low-cost retailers Reuters A Trump administration proposal to tighten eligibility for food stamps, unveiled on Tuesday, could affect millions of Americans and some low-cost retailers. The administration said the proposed rule change would end widespread abuse of the S...
08:48, 07/31/2019

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waiver and the battle between the state and the President....
12:16, 09/19/2019

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
07:48, 07/24/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
15:32, 08/12/2019

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island.”...
12:32, 07/10/2019

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
04:48, 09/05/2019

The trailer for Netflix's Bill Gates docuseries seems like a pretty great commercial for Bill Gates Bill Gates is a man with a complicated legacy in the public eye: part uber nerd, part Machiavellian schemer, part publicly celebrated philanthropist. Simultaneously the second-richest man in the world, and one of its largest charitable contributors,...
23:32, 08/29/2019

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor passes away at age 85 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, who championed forgiveness even for those who carried out the Holocaust atrocities, died Thursday during an overseas trip for a museum she founded in Indiana, museum officials said. Kor was in Krak...
14:48, 07/04/2019

The rise of tech-worker activism Video by Chris Schodt, production by Justin Wolfson. (video link) In this episode of Ars Technica Live, we spoke with Leigh Honeywell, a security engineer who has worked at several large tech companies as well as the ACLU. She's been at the forefront...
05:16, 05/02/2019

Former sex worker: Don’t legalize prostitution in New York State lawmakers pushing to legalize prostitution may want to think twice. A former sex-trade survivor who says she was victimized everywhere from New York City strip clubs to Nevada’s legal brothels is now at the forefront of the national battle agai...
12:48, 06/02/2019

What it’s like being a transgender refugee sex worker in Pakistan It’s a dark underworld rarely brought to light in discussions of human rights and refugees. But there is a growing pool of refugees in Pakistan – who have fled oppression in neighboring Afghanistan and Bangladesh – who identify as transgender, and ha...
16:48, 05/06/2019

UA legend Dick Tomey passes away at the age of 80 Coach Dick Tomey honored during a game in 2014/ Arizona Football Facebook Page TUCSON – After a five-month battle with lung cancer, Univerisity of Arizona legend, Dick Tomey passed away Thursday at the age of 80. The former Arizona head footbal...
07:16, 05/11/2019

Now TV's new deal gives you 2 months for the price of 1 on four of its best passes Now TV is giving you an incredible discount on not one, not two but four of its TV passes. So it doesn't matter if you're looking for Entertainment, Sky Cinema, Hayu or the Kids pass, Now TV's latest deal has got you covered. The ...
07:00, 09/09/2019

SummerGO Youth Passes now on sale TUCSON – This summer kids and teens can get around Tucson by using a SummerGO Youth Pass which are now on sale. Children between the ages of 6 and 18 are eligible for the pass. The pass costs $45 and provides unlimited rides on Sun Link, Sun Tr...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Alabama passes near complete ban on abortion A bill banning nearly all abortions in Alabama passed the House of Representatives 74 to 3, with nearly all Democrats exiting the chamber in protest before the vote....
02:16, 05/01/2019

Cat declawing ban passes New York Legislature New York's Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that would make the state the first in the U.S. to make it illegal to declaw a cat, imposing a $1,000 fine on veterinarians who preform the procedure. (June 4)        ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Cate Blanchett Always Passes on Ice. Unless It's an Iceberg. The ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ actress and reluctant fashion icon on her fantasy guest list, her most recent binge-watch and her commitment to sunscreen....
13:16, 08/01/2019

Rise in U.S. Worker Productivity Could Be Difficult to Maintain U.S. workers’ efficiency improved at the best rate in nearly a decade, revised data confirmed, but that pace could prove difficult to maintain with economic growth expected to cool as the year progresses....
09:48, 06/06/2019

The 30 largest worker strikes in American history Labor strikes have made recent history with teachers in many states striking recently. The largest strikes in U.S. history go back to the late 1800s.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

CEOs are paid 278 times more than average US worker CEO pay has increased 1,008 percent between 1978 and 2018, while typical worker pay has edged up 12 percent, according to an analysis from the Economic Policy Institute....
18:00, 08/15/2019

He threatened to kill everyone if he got fired. His co-worker didn't believe him Gary Martin made no secret of his intentions when he showed up for work at Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, Illinois, on February 15, according to authorities....
18:00, 04/30/2019

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly raped and beaten by her co-workers in a Harlem precinct over a period of years. Maria Mendez claime...
14:32, 07/16/2019

Will Try To Strengthen BJP As Its Worker, Says Working President JP Nadda BJP's newly appointed working president JP Nadda Monday said he will work to strengthen the party as its worker and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah for reposing faith in......
18:32, 06/17/2019

Bernie Sanders Takes on Walmart Over Worker Pay Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to push the company to raise its minimum wage, the latest sign that the retail giant can’t fully shake a reputation—in some quarters—as a bad place to work....
13:16, 06/05/2019

Ex-worker tries to rob Brazilian bank in elaborate old-man disguise A former bank employee in Brazil wore a disturbingly life-like old man mask while trying to rob a location of his ex-employer, according to new reports. The thief used the movie-quality mask — as well as dark glasses and a flat cap — in his attempt t...
14:00, 08/13/2019

MTA worker secretly kept USPS job in case he didn’t like new gig An MTA worker was busted secretly holding onto his previous job with the USPS for months after he was hired — admitting he wanted to see if he liked the new role before giving it up, a watchdog report says. Carlyle Aris of Brooklyn began working as a...
19:48, 08/08/2019

Investigators say former DPS worker stole guns, ammo PHOENIX – A former supervisor in the Arizona Department of Public Crime Lab Firearms Section has been indicted on fraud and theft charges. According to the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, investigators believe Todd Whittard, 52, stole ...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Watch: Chimpanzee pushes zoo worker during escape Security cameras at a Chinese zoo recorded footage of guests and employees running for safety while being chased by a chimpanzee that briefly escaped its enclosure....
12:48, 07/12/2019

U.S. Worker Productivity Advances at Best Rate Since 2010 U.S. workers’ efficiency improved during the past year at the best pace in nearly a decade, laying groundwork for stronger wage growth and continued economic expansion....
05:48, 05/02/2019

| Kidnapped SA mine worker released in DR Congo A South African mine worker kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed more than a month after he was snatched by an armed group in the country's restive east, local media reports....
11:48, 09/06/2019

City worker sentenced for stealing over $300K to put hex on her ex A former city Human Resources Administration employee who admitted to stealing more than $300,000 intended for needy New Yorkers — using a portion of the funds to arrange a “supernatural curse” to be placed on her ex-boyfriend — has been sentenced to...
14:48, 07/17/2019

Construction worker killed in accident at Disneyland ANAHEIM, Calif. — A construction worker has been killed in an accident at Disneyland. Authorities say the man was working around a trench at a backstage area at 3:19 a.m. Thursday and was hit by a large steel plate after a piece of equipment accident...
04:32, 08/30/2019

UK consular worker Simon Cheng has been freed Police in Luohu, a district of Shenzhen, confirmed Simon Cheng's release on Saturday. He was freed "upon completing his term of detention" on August 24, police said in a statement posted to social media....
07:32, 08/24/2019

Austria passes smoking ban in bars and restaurants “After many setbacks and 18 months of political ignorance it was finally possible to set a law in motion that will improve Austrians’ lives,” Social Democratic leader Pamela Rendi-Wagner said after the bill was passed....
16:16, 07/02/2019

San Francisco Passes Ban on Facial-Recognition Surveillance San Francisco became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial recognition by local agencies, adding to a broad push to regulate a technology....
16:00, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Proposed cat declawing ban passes NY Legislature ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the New York legislature’s votes on ban on declawing cats (all times local): 4:50 p.m. New York’s Legislature has passed a bill that would make the state the first in the U.S. to ban cat declawing operati...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Since 2009, when the S&P 500 passes its 50-day moving average, stocks do this next The S&P 500 Index just crossed over its 50-day moving average. That has happened 10 times since 2009 and has been a bullish indicator for stocks, according to CNBC data analysis....
21:16, 06/12/2019

Missouri’s GOP-led Legislature passes 8-week abortion ban JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. If enacted, the ban would be among the most restrictiv...
18:16, 05/17/2019

John McCain’s dog passes away after drowning in pipe PHOENIX (AP) – John McCain’s dog, who was always at the senator’s side until his death last year, died after getting stuck in a pipe and drowning on the family’s northern Arizona property. Cindy McCain told The Arizona Republi...
13:00, 05/06/2019

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
08:32, 07/11/2019

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
21:32, 06/03/2019

After 71 years of marriage, couple passes away on the same day only hours apart The Georgia couple is survived by their six children, 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.        ...
10:16, 07/16/2019

Newton still getting questioned about lack of deep passes Panthers QB Cam Newton still answering questions about his shoulder after not airing it out in opener against the Rams       ...
18:00, 09/10/2019

Harden passes on World Cup to focus on Rockets James Harden told Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not play with the U.S. national team this summer and instead will use the extra time to adapt to playing with new teammate Russell Westbrook....
15:16, 07/19/2019

Interrailing: a guide to prices, passes and planning While spontaneity and adventure underpin the appeal of the Interrail pass, planning is also essential. We break down the many optionsThe Interrail pass was introduced in 1972 to provide an opportunity for passengers up to 21 years of age to discover ...
23:32, 06/21/2019

NBA board passes stricter tampering measures By unanimous vote, the NBA board of governors on Friday passed a stricter package of measures to enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention....
09:32, 09/21/2019

No season passes or loot boxes in Gears 5 As we count down the days until Gears 5's September release date, The Coalition has announced some more details around how players will be able to earn new content and items as they play. In a blog post on the official Gears 5 site, which p...
07:32, 06/23/2019

Einstein was right (again!) as general relativity passes another test By analyzing the extraordinarily strong gravitational pull of the giant black hole at the center of the Milky Way on a star near it, astronomers have shown that Einstein's ideas about space and time still hold true as the best description yet of how ...
04:48, 07/30/2019

UN says death toll from Libya fighting passes 1,000 The U.N. says more than 1,000 people have been killed since April in fighting between rival militias over the Libyan capital, a grim milestone in the stalemated conflict...
06:32, 07/09/2019

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida and was set to vote on a third banning drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve....
15:48, 09/11/2019

MLB roundup: Pujols passes Beltre in Angels' win Albert Pujols drove in three runs, and Dillon Peters pitched six solid innings to help the Los Angeles Angels post a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday in the finale of a three-game series in Anaheim, Calif....
00:00, 08/15/2019

Man attacked worker over sawdust left on Porsche: cops A Connecticut hothead caused quite the dust-up when he discovered sawdust on his prized Porsche, police said. When Francisco Hidalgo, 35, of Norwalk, went to move his ride on Tuesday, he discovered it was covered in sawdust, authorities said. But ins...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
05:32, 07/12/2019

Maintenance worker dies in fire in underground vault PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest utility says one of its workers died over the weekend while doing maintenance in an underground vault. Fire crews had responded to an explosion in the vault late Sunday night in downtown Phoenix and saw flames c...
13:48, 07/01/2019

Connecticut man accused of killing Anguilla hotel worker says he'd 'do it again' The Connecticut man about to stand trial in Anguilla for killing a resort worker maintained Monday that he was defending himself and his daughters from a "crazed and desperate" attacker and said he's looking forward to clearing his name....
15:32, 08/20/2019

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a reservation....
21:32, 05/28/2019

Police search for ex-worker who threatened shooting in caves KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a fired worker who threatened a shooting in Kansas City’s massive subterranean network of business housed in old limestone mines. Police said in a news release that security spotted the worker...
09:16, 06/25/2019

BJP Claims Worker Beaten In Bengal For Chanting "Jai Shri Ram" The BJP claimed today that one of its workers was allegedly beaten to death by Trinamool Congress activists in West Bengal's Nadia district for chanting ''Jai Shri Ram''. Trinamool termed the......
14:16, 07/06/2019

Lunchroom Worker Says She Was Fired For Letting Student Eat Without Paying (CNN) — A New Hampshire cafeteria worker says she was fired after she allowed a student with no money to eat. When a student at a New Hampshire high school put items on his tray that he didn’t have the money for, lunchroom employee Bonnie Kimball did...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Former child refugee tracks down aid worker who gave her a bike Mevan Babakar uses Twitter to find man whose gift brought her joy more than 20 years agoA former child refugee is to meet the camp worker who gave her a bike, after her online callout to find the man who brought her joy went viral.Mevan Babakar, 29, ...
13:03, 08/13/2019

Industrial Firms Report Big Swings in Typical Worker's Pay Several S&P 500 companies in the industrials and materials sector posted big swings in what they said their median worker was paid in 2018 compared with 2017, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis....
04:16, 05/02/2019

Chinese dissidents are being executed for their organs, former hospital worker says Zheng Qiaozhi — we will call him George — still has nightmares. He was interning at China’s Shenyang Army General Hospital when he was drafted to be part of an organ-harvesting team. The prisoner was brought in, tied hand and foot, but very much aliv...
07:16, 06/01/2019

Saudi princess tried in absentia over alleged attack on worker Princess Hassa accused of getting bodyguard to beat man for taking photo in Paris homeThe sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia is going on trial in absentia in Paris accused of conspiring to kidnap and beat a worker who was refurbishing her lux...
07:32, 07/09/2019

Caesars executive fired after ex-worker suit: sources Casino chain Caesars has fired a top executive who was accused of terminating an underling who complained about his “making out” with another underling. Caesars terminated Regional President Kevin Ortzman after the lawsuit, filed by Jocelyn Agnellini...
06:00, 08/13/2019

Bodega worker fatally stabbed after confrontation outside store An upper Manhattan bodega worker was fatally stabbed following a confrontation outside the store Wednesday night, police said. The 28-year-old man, identified as Mohamed Nasser Awawdah, was stabbed in the chest during an argument with a group of peop...
07:48, 06/20/2019

Hotel worker 'prevents potential mass shooting' A potential mass shooting may have been prevented in California after a hotel employee reported a disgruntled colleague who had threatened to shoot everyone he saw in the building, police have said....
10:00, 08/22/2019

In Japan, It’s a Riveting TV Plot: Can a Worker Go Home on Time? On this show, a 30-something project manager in the famously overworked nation wants nothing more than to get out of the office and into her favorite bar for happy hour....
13:16, 06/18/2019

American worker for de-mining group dies in Iraq An American working for an international de-mining group died during an operation to clear mines and unexploded ordnance near the northern city of Mosul on Tuesday, police and security officials said....
06:16, 09/03/2019

Day care worker accused of hitting, shaking children ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Authorities in central Florida say a former day care worker has been arrested after being caught on security video hitting, slapping and shaking children. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports 65-year-old Katherine Weitz was arr...
05:48, 06/06/2019

New PM urged to lower migrant worker salary threshold The Tory leadership hopefuls are facing pressure to lower the salary threshold for migrant workers from £30,000 to £20,000 to avoid skills shortages across the economy after Brexit....
00:00, 07/17/2019

Garbage worker strangles man for allegedly taking advantage of son A city garbage man strangled a 37-year-old for allegedly taking advantage of his teen son, cops said Tuesday. Patrick Molfetto, 46, was arrested Tuesday and charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, assault and harassment, according to the NYPD...
15:16, 09/17/2019

UK extremely concerned about jailed British-Iranian aid worker Britain is extremely concerned about the welfare of the jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and wants to see her released, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
06:48, 07/17/2019

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrants has said....
15:00, 08/12/2019

Man threatens to harm worker’s child during bodega robbery Cops are looking for a man who threatened to harm a Brooklyn bodega worker’s child, then swiped hundreds of dollars from her after she refused to break his $100 bill. The stranger entered Blanquita’s Deli & Grocery on 18th Avenue in Benso...
12:48, 06/05/2019

Man Told Starbucks Worker His Name Was Aziz. She Wrote "ISIS" On His Cup Niquel Johnson paid for three drinks in Philadelphia on Sunday, and in typical Starbucks fashion, an employee asked for his name. Johnson, 40, told them "Aziz," his Islamic name pronounced ah-zeez. He......
22:00, 08/30/2019

Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)        ...
18:16, 07/15/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard and driver, police have said....
10:32, 05/02/2019

How far should you go to push a millennial co-worker to start saving for retirement? For office mentors, 401(k) discussions can sometimes fall on deaf ears. When it comes to trying to convince younger adults of the importance of saving for retirement, remind them that many people realize their mistake too late....
15:16, 07/29/2019

BJP Alleges Trinamool Behind Death Of Its Worker In Bengal's Hooghly A BJP worker was found dead in West Bengal's Hoogly district today, leading to a war of words between the party and the ruling Trinamool Congress in the state....
02:16, 07/28/2019

"Should Be Appreciated": UP Minister On Government Worker Tying Shoelace A minister in the Uttar Pradesh government courted controversy after he was seen getting his shoelace tied by a government employee at a yoga event on Friday....
22:00, 06/21/2019

BJP Functionary In J&K Surrenders Security Cover After Worker's Killing A senior functionary of the Jammu and Kashmir unit of BJP on Tuesday surrendered his security in Srinagar as a mark of protest against the withdrawal of security to the party activists by the......
01:32, 05/07/2019

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
05:32, 07/09/2019

New head of UK's BT telecoms gives each worker 500 pounds worth of shares The new chief executive of Britain's BT Group said he would award each employee 500 pounds ($641) worth of shares, at a total cost of 50 million pounds, to create a more engaged workforce and improve customer service levels at the telecoms giant....
04:48, 05/16/2019

Ex-home health worker ordered to pay $89K to theft victims WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A former Kansas home health worker who was convicted of stealing jewelry and money from elderly clients has been ordered to pay $89,000 in restitution. Thirty-three-year-old Dawn Becker also was placed on probation for five years...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Do I want to work for that CEO? New rules show the gap between chief executive, worker pay Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gulf exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
06:16, 07/08/2019

Florida zoo cited after worker injured by white rhino JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida zoo has been fined more than $14,500 after a worker was injured by a 4,000-pound (1,800-kilogram) white rhinoceros earlier this year. The Florida Times-Union reported Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Labor’...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state Department of Corrections employee. Department of Corrections administrator Debra Johnson, 64, was fo...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Bury on the brink as takeover collapses and EFL deadline passes • C&N Sporting Risk cites mortgage problem and ‘overall state’• Bury and Bolton: two of oldest clubs face expulsionBury are facing expulsion from the English Football League after 125 years of continuous membership because of the collapse of a last‑m...
14:32, 08/27/2019