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Republican Lawmakers Make Florida Trek to Win Over Trump’s Support Ahead of 2022

Republican lawmakers have been making the trip to Florida to try to keep former President Donald Trump close after his unsuccessful reelection bid.

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Lawmakers want update on sanctions against Russian gas pipeline

House members are seeking more information about the Biden administration’s plans to enforce sanctions against a Russian gas pipeline that critics say will make Europe vulnerable to pressure from Moscow.

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Oregon lawmakers consider retail sales of raw butter

If you’re a farmer who has something customers want, it only makes sense to do your best to get it to them. Unless, of course, if it’s something that’s illegal to sell in your state — something like raw butter, for example. That’s the dilemma that Billie Johnson, a dairy farmer in eastern Oregon, is facing….…

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EU lawmakers OK $815 billion recovery program

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers on Wednesday approved a 672.5 billion euro ($815 billion) recovery package of loans and grants to help member nations recover more quickly from the coronavirus pandemic, but countries will not receive the money for…

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Virginia Lawmakers Pass Marijuana Legalization Bills

Pending Governor Ralph Northam’s signature, dispensaries could open in state beginning 2024, while legalization would start as soon as this summer

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AOC contributes lawmakers in recalling their harrowing accounts of Capitol siege

Rep. Rashida Tlaib broke down in tears and Rep. Cori Bush called on colleagues to understand that white nationalists were involved in the riot and are a serious domestic threat.

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Lawmakers take aim in insidious digital”dark patterns”

New laws bar efforts to trick consumers into handing over data or money.

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Democratic lawmakers call for removal of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene over incendiary rhetoric

Lawmakers and activists are calling to remove freshman GOP Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from the House Education Committee and from Congress.

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Japan: Lawmakers Caught Nightclubbing During Coronavirus State of Emergency

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide apologized on Wednesday after lawmakers from his ruling party admitted to visiting Tokyo bars late at night during the capital’s coronavirus state of emergency, which discourages unnecessary outings and urges bars and restaurants to close by 8:00 p.m.

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Lawmakers advocate NYC to use senior centers as COVID-19 vaccination hubs for elderly

It’s amazing no one has thought of this before: using senior centers as vaccination hubs for the elderly. But now a group of 27 City Council members are pursuing this common sense solution. In a letter sent Friday to Mayor de Blasio, the lawmakers, who hail from both sides of the aisle, urge the city…