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Government shutdown update: Congress avoids disaster with funding deal through September

Gov. Hochul urges Congress to pass gun laws after BUffa
Congressional leaders reached a consensus on a funding deal to prevent a government shutdown, ensuring operations through September. The agreement, announced on Tuesday, March 19, by House Speaker Mike Johnson, secures funding for several key ... more
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32 Hour Work Week: No loss of pay for workers under proposal

32 Hour Work Week: No loss of pay for workers under proposal
Sen. Bernie Sanders Proposes Revolutionary 32-Hour Workweek Bill for Better Work-Life Balance In an ambitious move, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced a groundbreaking bill on Wednesday aimed at establishing a four-day workweek across the United ... more
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Artificial Intelligence Act: Will U.S. regulate AI now that European Union passes comprehensive law?

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European Union lawmakers have made history by giving the final nod to the Artificial Intelligence Act, marking a significant step towards regulating the rapidly evolving field of AI. This legislation, which is expected to be ... more
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Inflation calculator: Earmarks return in omnibus spending bill as Americans prepare for recession

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Inflation will soar even higher after President Joe Biden signed lawmakers Omnibus spending bill into law this week. Lawmakers closed the earmark loophole during President Barrack Obama's administration. Earmarks gave lawmakers the ability to fund ... more
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Congress gridlocked over debt limit: What happens if government shuts down?

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If the federal government shuts down it wouldn't be the first time. But the consequences of that could be devastating to healthcare, social safety nets, and the U.S. economy as it tries to recover from ... more
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$2,000 stimulus checks killed by Congress as Republicans defy President Trump

$2,000 stimulus checks killed by Congress as Republicans defy T
After brief hopes that Congress would agree to $2,000 stimulus checks for most Americans following President Donald Trump's public criticism of the $900 billion economic relief package - Republicans blocked a measure by Democrats on ... more
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$2,000 stimulus checks for COVID relief could get approval today

$2,000 stimulus checks for COVID relief could get approval today
Editor's Note: Congress has since killed hopes of passing a $2,000 stimulus bonus on Christmas Eve. Read about it here. If Congress is successful at increasing stimulus checks from $600 to $2,000 it would mark ... more
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Inside the FLX: Ian Golden talks campaign, local issues & more (podcast)

Inside the FLX: Ian Golden talks campaign, local issues & more (podcast)
On Episode #98 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Ian Golden, who is seeking the Democratic nomination to take on Rep. Tom Reed this fall joins Josh Durso to talk local issues, politics, his campaign, ... more
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