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Bill easing bank regulations heads to Trump, but falls short of overhaul GOP wanted

BILL EASING BANK REGULATIONS HEADS TO TRUMP, BUT FALLS SHORT OF OVERHAUL GOP WANTED

WASHINGTON - Bipartisan legislation focused on easing regulations for small and mid-sized banks passed the House on Tuesday and headed...

AUSSIE MP TABLES BILL TO BAN LIVE SHEEP EXPORTS TO MIDDLE EAST BY 2023

Australian member of parliament Sussan Ley has introduced legislation to the Australian parliament which would phase out the live-export...

 
 
 
Digital driver's licences are finally coming to NSW

DIGITAL DRIVER'S LICENCES ARE FINALLY COMING TO NSW

Almost three years after it first declared plans to roll out digital driver's licences, the NSW government has finally announced that...

Pete Coors Calls on President Trump to End the Midwest Premium

PETE COORS CALLS ON PRESIDENT TRUMP TO END THE MIDWEST PREMIUM

Molson Coors Brewing Co. chairman Pete Coors is grabbing headlines for the second consecutive week. Last Monday, Coors issued an “...

 
 
 
World Health Organization seeks to get rid of trans fat in foods

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION SEEKS TO GET RID OF TRANS FAT IN FOODS

"This initiative is meant to lead countries in establishing legislation to eliminate the trans fats."

Massachusetts bills would make ‘meal shaming' in public schools illegal

MASSACHUSETTS BILLS WOULD MAKE ‘MEAL SHAMING' IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS ILLEGAL

Massachusetts legislators want the state to take concrete action to stop damaging policies related to “meal shaming” - refusing to...

 
 
 
Group Of House Republicans Trying To Force Vote On Immigration Legislation

GROUP OF HOUSE REPUBLICANS TRYING TO FORCE VOTE ON IMMIGRATION LEGISLATION

Some House Republicans are attempting to go around their leaders to pass immigration legislation that would give legal status to DACA...

Hepatitis A outbreak definitely involves mainstream population

HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK DEFINITELY INVOLVES MAINSTREAM POPULATION

Editor's note: This is the main story of a two-piece news package we are presenting today. The companion story includes additional...

 
 
 
A Woman Just Signed the Most Restrictive Antiabortion Bill in America Into Law

A WOMAN JUST SIGNED THE MOST RESTRICTIVE ANTIABORTION BILL IN AMERICA INTO LAW

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds was surrounded by local schoolchildren and hounded by protesters on May 4 as she signed the state's "fetal...

Kansas, Oklahoma approve religious veto on LGBT adoptions

KANSAS, OKLAHOMA APPROVE RELIGIOUS VETO ON LGBT ADOPTIONS

TOPEKA, Kan. - State lawmakers in Kansas and Oklahoma have approved legislation to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption...

 
 
 
Marijuana edibles on a rocky road to food safety assurances

MARIJUANA EDIBLES ON A ROCKY ROAD TO FOOD SAFETY ASSURANCES

They call her “The Weed Whacker.” As the first marijuana specialist for the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment - and...

EA, Nintendo, Sony, Valve reported by Norway for not complying with EU consumer laws

EA, NINTENDO, SONY, VALVE REPORTED BY NORWAY FOR NOT COMPLYING WITH EU CONSUMER LAWS

The Norwegian Consumer Commission has filed a complaint against EA, Nintendo, Sony and Valve for not complying with European consumer...

 
 
 
Sweet Pittie Desperately Needs A Forever Home Because Of BSL Laws A Country Away

SWEET PITTIE DESPERATELY NEEDS A FOREVER HOME BECAUSE OF BSL LAWS A COUNTRY AWAY

Breed specific legislation has been the cause of a lot of heartbreak and frustration. A lot of good dogs are at risk of losing the...

Trump calls on senator to resign over claims about VA nominee

TRUMP CALLS ON SENATOR TO RESIGN OVER CLAIMS ABOUT VA NOMINEE

President Trump called for Montana Senator Jon Tester's resignation Saturday morning, a day after the legislator's claim against Trump's...

 
 
 
Palma becomes first Spanish city to ban property owners from renting out their flats to tourists

PALMA BECOMES FIRST SPANISH CITY TO BAN PROPERTY OWNERS FROM RENTING OUT THEIR FLATS TO TOURISTS

The mayor of Palma says the new legislation has been implemented following complaints from locals about overcrowding and that rents...

San Francisco just voted to regulate the glut of shared electric scooters that startups are putting all over the city's streets

SAN FRANCISCO JUST VOTED TO REGULATE THE GLUT OF SHARED ELECTRIC SCOOTERS THAT STARTUPS ARE PUTTING ALL OVER THE CITY'S STREETS

San Francisco has voted to regulate electric scooters , requiring them to apply for a permit before operating on city streets. The...

 
 
 
17 states have passed extra fees on EVs; is that fair?

17 STATES HAVE PASSED EXTRA FEES ON EVS; IS THAT FAIR?

Nobody likes paying gas taxes, and that seems particularly true for drivers who don't buy gas-such as those who drive electric cars....

Suicide Rates Among Farmers are Alarmingly High. Can Federal Legislation Help?

SUICIDE RATES AMONG FARMERS ARE ALARMINGLY HIGH. CAN FEDERAL LEGISLATION HELP?

In a video posted to YouTube in 2014, Justin McClane gives the camera two thumbs up. He skips in a circle, holding the hands of fellow...

 
 
 
Michigan Senate Votes To End Breed Bans Statewide

MICHIGAN SENATE VOTES TO END BREED BANS STATEWIDE

A Michigan bill to prohibit local governments from dictating breed specific legislations has taken another step towards becoming a...

Big meat says people have a right to know if meat isn't meat

BIG MEAT SAYS PEOPLE HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW IF MEAT ISN'T MEAT

If you've ever gotten in trouble for coming home with almond milk instead of cow milk, and if you favor labeling food containing GMOs...