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Senators, White House in talks to finish infrastructure bill

Johnson City Press 28 Jul 2021
The final package would need the support of 60 senators in the evenly split 50-50 Senate to advance past a filibuster — meaning at least 10 Republicans along with every Democratic member. A test vote last week failed along party lines as Republicans sought more time to negotiate.
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Watch now: Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs repeal of HIV criminalization law

Dispatch Argus 28 Jul 2021
The AIDS Foundation and other organizations advocated for the repeal, which was approved with bipartisan support in the House but along party lines in the Senate ... The Democratic Party added “sexual orientation” to its platform’s anti-discrimination protections at the 1980 convention in New York ... On the front lines.
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Watch now: Illinois repeals law criminalizing HIV and expands coverage for infertility treatment to LGBTQ ...

Dispatch Argus 28 Jul 2021
The AIDS Foundation and other organizations advocated for the repeal, which was approved with bipartisan support in the House but along party lines in the Senate ... The Democratic Party added “sexual orientation” to its platform’s anti-discrimination protections at the 1980 convention in New York ... On the front lines.
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TEXAS VIEW: State leaders join bullying of trans kids

Odessa American 28 Jul 2021
Greg Abbott and the GOP’s policies are persistently hurtful, especially to children who are transgender ... On July 14 along party lines, the Senate passed Senate Bill 2, which would require students in public schools and public institutions of higher education to compete in interscholastic athletic competitions based on biological sex.
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Nevada senators, Dems vote to advance controversial BLM nominee

Las Vegas Review-Journal 28 Jul 2021
Lying to Senate?. Sen ... Sen ... Sen ... With Tuesday’s action, the nomination moves forward in the confirmation process and a vote that is likely to fall along strict party lines and could result in a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Kamala Harris. “It’s party line,” observed Carl Tobias with the University of Richmond School of Law.
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Senators, White House in crunch time on infrastructure deal

Pioneer Press 28 Jul 2021
By LISA MASCARO and KEVIN FREKING ... No new deadlines were set ... The final package would need the support of 60 senators in the evenly split 50-50 Senate to advance past a filibuster — meaning at least 10 Republicans along with every Democratic member. A test vote last week failed along party lines as Republicans sought more time to negotiate ... ___ ... .
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Unemployment claims remain on modest uptick in N.C.

Winston-Salem Journal 28 Jul 2021
Daily initial state and federal unemployment insurance claims in North Carolina remained on a modest uptick over the weekend, the N.C. Division of Employment Security reported Tuesday ... It’s the weekend, and the new benefit week begins on Sunday.” ... 27 ... 1 through June 30 ... 1 ... The state Senate voted 25-22 along party lines to approve the compromise ... .
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White House, Senators in crunch time for infrastructure deal

The Mercury News 28 Jul 2021
By Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking . Associated Press ... The final package would need the support of 60 senators in the evenly split 50-50 Senate to advance past a filibuster — meaning at least 10 Republicans along with every Democratic member. A test vote last week failed along party lines as Republicans sought more time to negotiate ... .
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Trans rights divides political rivals, young and old in the United States

The Times of India 27 Jul 2021
LONDON/NEW YORK. Americans are deeply divided over transgender rights, data released on Tuesday showed, with experts accusing politicians of exploiting clear differences along party lines to foment a culture war over the issue in recent years ... Pew's survey showed wide divisions along party lines ... In 2020, it reported 44 trans killings ... .
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What does the new prime minister designate mean for Lebanon? – analysis

The Jerusalem Post 27 Jul 2021
He began consultations with political parties on Tuesday, setting off on a task with no constitutional deadline after Hariri gave up after ten months ... Political parties are deeply divided, especially along religious lines ... Lebanon’s currency has lost more than 90% of its value, and half of the population is living below the poverty line.
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Mon. 10:15 a.m.: Senators race to seal infrastructure deal as pressure mounts

The Vindicator 27 Jul 2021
Democrats want to see more of the money go toward boosting public transportation, which includes subways, light-rail lines and buses, in line with Biden’s original infrastructure proposal and the push to address climate change ... Last week’s test vote failed along party lines.
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GOP veto override fails, leaving $300 federal unemployment benefits in place until September

Madison 27 Jul 2021
The GOP motion failed 59-37, along party lines, leaving the added federal benefit in place until it expires Sept. 6. Republicans needed to secure a two-thirds majority in order to successfully overturn the governor's veto ... .
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Loudoun County Council votes to support collective bargaining after arguments over white supremacy, white privilege

Johnson City Press 27 Jul 2021
The council voted 6-3 along party lines to direct county staff to draft an ordinance proposal for a collective bargaining policy. A final draft would still need to be approved by the council before any change would go into effect ... Even some supporters of collective bargaining rights on the council thought Briskman’s characterization was out of line.
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Loudoun County votes to support collective bargaining after arguments over white supremacy, white privilege

Johnson City Press 27 Jul 2021
The board voted 6-3 along party lines to direct county staff to draft an ordinance proposal for a collective bargaining policy. A final draft would still need to be approved by the board before any change would go into effect ... Even some supporters of collective bargaining rights on the board thought Briskman’s characterization was out of line ... 13 ... ....
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Fine line divides local public and private universities on vaccine requirements

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 27 Jul 2021
A fine line is dividing public and private universities in the region with regard to vaccine mandates this fall ... But the university is not neutral on the issue ... In Pennsylvania, a law prohibiting vaccine mandates at state agencies and universities that receive state subsidies split both houses of the Pennsylvania legislature along party lines ... ....

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