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New Bill Would Ensure No Woman Is Forced to Give Birth in Chains

The practice of shackling pregnant women who are incarcerated is as shocking as it is widespread. When a woman becomes pregnant, the nature of her health care by necessity becomes tailored to her being pregnant. This is no less true … Continue reading

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California #MeToo Employment Bill Awaits Governor’s Approval

The future of California sexual harassment lawsuits hangs in the balance, as the public is closely monitoring word of Governor Jerry Brown’s decision whether to sign the controversial AB 3080. The bill would result in direct impact to workplace harassment … Continue reading

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US Congress passes bill to help advanced nuclear power

Enlarge / Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Unit 1 (credit: Nuclear Regulatory Commission) Though economics might not favor nuclear power in the US, policy makers do. Last week, the House passed a bipartisan bill that originated in the Senate called … Continue reading

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Creditworthiness Assessment Bill 2017-19: first reading

On 12 September 2018, there was presented in the House of Commons the Creditworthiness Assessment Bill 2017-19 (the Bill), where it received its first reading. The Bill, a private members bill, if enacted, will amended the Financial Services and Markets … Continue reading

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Calif. Senate approves net neutrality rules, sends bill to governor

Enlarge / California State Capitol building in Sacramento. (credit: Getty Images | joe chan photography) The California Senate today voted to approve the toughest state-level net neutrality bill in the US, one day after the California Assembly took the same … Continue reading

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