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Texas Governor Sued Over Defunding Of Legislature

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas House Democrats are asking the state’s Supreme Court to overturn Gov. Greg Abbott’s veto of a budget provision that funds the Legislature, charging that his action was unconstitutional. The suit argues that Abbott’s veto, which could lead to about 2,000 legislative staffers not being paid for two years, violates …

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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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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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