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President of the Navajo Nation testifies before Congress to secure the right to vote for Native Americans

WASHINGTON DC (ABC4) – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez testified before Congress Wednesday in support of Native American voting rights at a hearing titled “Restoring Voting Rights Act: Protecting the Vote Native Americans and Alaska Natives “. “Protecting the Native American vote requires taking into account the unique challenges faced by Navajo voters,” Nez said, “The [Navajo] Nation continues to ...

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Michigan residents among missionaries kidnapped in Haiti

Some of the kidnapped missionaries in Haiti are from Michigan, according to U.S. Representative Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland. “It’s a sad day for western Michigan,” Huizenga said in a statement. “It appears that individuals from western Michigan were kidnapped while on a mission trip to Haiti. My office is working in cooperation and consultation with the State Department and the Biden ...

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Letters to the Editor October 17, 2021

For the publisher: There is a long list of people who make the Wildcat Invitational great. First of all, we have to thank Johnathan Estes, the airport manager for the South Arkansas Regional Airport. He and the South Arkansas Regional Airport Board are the ones who allow us to use the grounds as a meeting place. Johnathan also does countless ...

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Ohio House Passes Prison Funding Formula Bill | Local News

COLUMBUS – Members of Ohio House passed HB 101 on Wednesday, which would create a formula for funding the construction of a county jail in Ohio. The Ohio County Commissioners Association welcomed the passage of the bill by the Ohio House in a press release. “The counties are the backbone of the administration of the justice system in Ohio,” CCAO ...

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NH delegation announces nearly $ 300,000 to support project to build climate resilience in coastal communities in Granite State

October 14, 2021 (Manchester, NH) – Today, US Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies which funds the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, (NOAA) announced with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) that NOAA will award $ 299,990 to the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES). Specifically, ...

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House GOP Bill Would Reclaim Congressional Authority Over Refugee Admissions And End DHS Parole Authority

FIRST ON FOX: A new bill introduced this week by House Republicans would reclaim Congressional authority over refugee admissions to the United States, create new forms of screening, and terminate the capacity of the Secretary of the Department of Security domestic policy to release migrants on parole in the United States The U.S. Safeguards Act Ensures Criminal and Unchecked Refugees ...

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Connecticut Improves Data Privacy Laws, Protects Businesses From Punitive Damage For Data Breaches – Privacy

Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP United States: Connecticut Improves Data Privacy Laws, Protects Businesses From Punitive Damage For Data Breaches 12 October 2021 Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman LLP To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Joining Utah and Ohio on Oct. 1, 2021, Connecticut will become the third state in the country to pass “safe ...

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25% of all critical infrastructure in the United States at risk of failure due to flooding, new report finds

Today, one in four of all critical infrastructure in the United States – including police and fire stations, hospitals, airports, and wastewater treatment facilities – is at significant risk of being surrendered. unusable by flooding, according to a new report released today by the First Street Foundation, a nonprofit research and technology group that assesses the threat posed by flooding ...

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