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Virginia Governor Northam Signs Probation Reform Bill

Gov. Ralph Northam

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed a bill on Thursday that limits the amount of active incarceration a court can impose over probation violations. Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill joined the governor. “I’ll make sure I’ll be able to deliver and close every bridge I can to help fix the system because …

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Florida Sued By Tech Trade Groups Over New Social Media Law

Desantis signs Florida's social media law

Two tech industry organizations have filed a lawsuit against Florida over their new social media law. NetChoice and the CCIA — which represent Amazon, Google, Intel, Samsung, Facebook, and other tech giants, say the ‘Stop Social Media Censorship Act’violates private companies’ constitutional rights. They’re asking a court to prevent the …

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Florida Will End Extra Unemployment Aid Next Month

Ron DeSantis

Florida is the latest state to end the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Program. The Department of Economic Opportunity announced that the state would discontinue the program at the end of June. Florida is the 23rd GOP-led state to end the benefit. A total of 4 million laid-off Americans will forgo roughly …

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Andrew Giuliani Is Running For New York Governor

Andrew Giuliani

The son of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Andrew Giuliani, announced that he is running for the Republican primary in 2022 to become the governor of New York. According to The New York Post, a Republican has not won a statewide race since 2002. Giuliani graduated from Duke University …

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Increased Unemployment Benefits To End In Republican-Led States

unemployment

Republican-led states are ending increased unemployment benefits. West Virginia and Alaska are the latest states to end the supplemental unemployment benefits provided by the federal government. Officials in GOP-led states claim the $300 increased benefits are a disincentive for people to return to work, leading to workforce shortages as businesses …

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