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Business Leaders Meeting With Congress To Push For Paid Leave

Business leaders are meeting with Congress this week for ‘Businesses for Paid Leave Week of Action.’ The large and small business leaders are pushing for a national paid family and medical leave policy. “Business leaders will share with key legislative leaders the positive benefits of paid leave, from supporting diversity and …

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House Voting To Eliminate Three Trump-Era Rules

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House Democrats are preparing to vote to eliminate three Trump-era rules. The lawmakers will use the Congressional Review Act to take aim at rules governing methane regulations, lending practices, and employment discrimination cases. The first Trump-era rule Democrats are looking to eliminate got rid of methane emissions standards for the oil …

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Democrats Reintroduce The Women’s Health Protection Act

Congressional Democrats have reintroduced the Women’s Health Protection Act to protect abortion access around the United States. The bill was first introduced in 2013. The federal legislation would codify Roe v. Wade in law and establish the legal right to abortion in all 50 states under federal law. The legislation guarantees …

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Kansas Governor Vetoes Two Republican Election Bills

Governor Laura Kelly vetoed two Republican-backed election bills on Friday. House Bill 2332 and House Bill 2183, would have limited individuals from delivering 10 ballots during each election and the Governor, Secretary of State, or the courts would have been banned from changing election rules. “Although Kansans have cast millions …

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