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Contra Costa Supes County Approves $ 95.5 Million For North Richmond Jail Expansion – NBC Bay Area

Contra Costa County to spend $ 95.5 million to expand West County Detention Center in North Richmond, adding more rehabilitation and mental health treatment space while reducing overcrowding at the detention center by Martinez. The board of supervisors voted 4-1 to award the contract to Montana-based Sletten Construction, with District 1 supervisor John Gioia dissenting. Gioia, whose district includes North ...

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Fourth direct update of the dunning check: COLA 2022 benefits, health insurance, child tax credit …

Brown responds to criticism of Graham’s child tax credit South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham last week criticized the Child Tax Credit, claiming he was causing illegal immigration – the idea being that the word will be spread to other countries that if people can get to the United States, they will get free money for their children. Of course, that’s ...

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DEA again raises 2022 production targets for psychedelics like psilocybin, MDMA and DMT

The top federal drug researcher even says she’s reluctant to conduct studies on Schedule I drugs like marijuana because of the “onerous” rules scientists face when studying them. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), made the comments during a forum on Wednesday moderated by The Hill and sponsored by the Coalition for Cannabis Policy, Education, ...

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House passes bill creating electric vehicle committee

The Ohio House has approved legislation that would establish an electric vehicle commission to help advise state lawmakers on the policy while providing tax breaks for electric vehicle manufacturers. These tax incentives extend until the end of 2026 and apply to components such as batteries specially designed for electric vehicles. But legislative analysts have raised questions about the exemptions, noting ...

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Republicans struggle to save funding for Trump’s border wall

Senate Republicans are struggling to save funds for the construction of the old President TrumpDonald Trump Jan. 6 panel faces double-edged sword with Alex Jones, Roger Stone Trump takes on Woodward, Costa against China Republicans look set to win midterms – unless they fight MOREthe much-sought-after wall on the US-Mexico border, as Democrats pursue plans to cancel nearly $ 2 ...

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Rugby Australia wins 2027 World Cup host rights, Wallabies, All Blacks, Hamish McLennan, video

Australian rugby has been given a second chance to secure and develop the game. After exploding its $ 40 million windfall in the years following the 2003 World Cup, Rugby Australia will almost certainly host the 2027 World Cup. “All we need to do now is dot the i’s and cross the t’s,” Rugby Australia president Hamish McLennan told foxsports.com.au ...

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On The Money – Biden: America should “rest quietly” on prices

Happy Tuesday and welcome to On The Money, your evening guide to everything related to your bills, your bank account and your results. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Today’s big deal: President BidenJoe Biden Rittenhouse says Biden defamed his character by linking him to white supremacists Man accused of threatening Congress sentenced to 19 months in prison 91 House Dems call on ...

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As Biden’s big bill moves forward, Pelosi’s big legacy moves forward too

WASHINGTON – Deep in the grueling negotiations over President Biden’s great domestic policy package, while it looked like the bickering between Democrats would never end, President Nancy Pelosi revealed a little secret to everyone. “This,” she told reporters quite publicly a while ago, “is the fun part. “ The drudgery of legislating – treacherous for some, a sport for others, ...

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November 18, 2021 Bill spending News House vote

Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told CNN the House would return at 8 a.m. ET on Friday. Democrats had hoped to pass the legislation Thursday night, but House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy has so far suspended action for more than three hours with a long speech denouncing Democrats in the House. “He wants to do it in the middle of the ...

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5 Things in Virginia: Public Comments on Reinsurance Waiver, Paid Family and Medical Leave Bill, Profitability – State of Reform

With the Thanksgiving vacation next week, I wanted to take a moment to thank you on behalf of the entire State of Reform team for your continued support. Whether it’s attending our conferences, reading our coverage of health care and health policy in Virginia, or sponsoring our events, we appreciate you! Thanks again and happy Thanksgiving! Emilie BoergerEditor-in-chiefState of reform ...

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