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Texas lawmakers look to overhaul state liquor laws

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Texas lawmakers are looking to overhaul the state’s liquor laws to increase production limits and allow for Sunday sales. House Bill 2232, sponsored by Rep. John Bucy, D-Austin, would allow liquor to be sold by retailers on Sundays for......

Alex Padilla replaced Kamala Harris in the Senate. Now, he’s pushing for an immigration overhaul.

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here When Kamala Harris resigned from the Senate, California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s vote was the only one that mattered and it went to Alex Padilla, the California Secretary of State. When he was sworn in, Padilla became the first Latino senator......

Will Trump overhaul U.S. intelligence agencies?

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Will Trump overhaul U.S. intelligence agencies? – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Politico cybersecurity reporter, Eric Geller, joins CBSN to discuss the standoff between U.S. intelligence officials and President-elect Donald Trump over allegations that Russia launched a series of......

Biden’s tax overhaul puts Ireland’s corporate rate in the spotlight

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a virtual meeting with Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Micheal Martin in the Oval Office of the White House on March 17, 2021 in Washington, DC. from Ireland. Erin Scott | Pool | Getty Images......

Ant Group Announces Overhaul as China Tightens Its Grip

New York Times
Ant Group, the online finance affiliate of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, announced a sweeping overhaul of its business on Monday in response to demands from China’s government, which is moving swiftly to curb the power of the country’s internet giants. Beijing’s campaign has taken the corporate empire of Jack......

Ant Group Announces Overhaul as China Tightens Its Grip

New York Times
Ant Group, the online finance affiliate of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, announced a sweeping overhaul of its business on Monday in response to demands from China’s government, which is moving swiftly to curb the power of the country’s internet giants. Beijing’s campaign has taken the corporate empire of Jack......

How the New England Patriots spent $159.6 million over nine days to overhaul their roster

ESPN
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Well, that was fun. The New England Patriots went on a free-agent splurge unlike any other in NFL history, dominating headlines with their bold, free-spending moves. The Patriots’ $159.6 million in guaranteed money spent on free agents signed after the start of the 2021 league year on......

Senate Leader Stalls Climate Overhaul of Flood Insurance Program

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WASHINGTON — One of the federal government’s main efforts to push Americans to prepare for climate threats is in question after the Senate majority leader’s office objected to a plan to adjust flood insurance rates. The Federal Emergency Management Agency was preparing to announce new rates for federal flood insurance......

Hong Kong lawmaker defends electoral overhaul, claims legislature lacks ‘rational debate’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here One Hong Kong lawmaker told CNBC he supports China’s plan to overhaul the semi-autonomous region’s electoral system, arguing that there’s been a lack of “rational debate” in the legislature. “Since 2014-2015, the quality of LegCo and the way it’s functioning......

California’s First Latino Senator Wants an Immigration Overhaul Now

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Less than two months into the job, Senator Alex Padilla, Democrat of California, is impatient to take on the kind of major immigration overhaul that has bedeviled Congress for decades. Mr. Padilla, 47, was appointed to the Senate in January to fill the seat vacated when Vice President......

China’s parliament moves to overhaul Hong Kong’s electoral system

Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s parliament approved on Thursday a draft decision to change Hong Kong’s electoral system, further reducing democratic representation in the city’s institutions and introducing a mechanism to vet and screen politicians’ loyalty to Beijing. Security personnel keeps watch outside the Great Hall of the People before the......

With Biden’s backing, Dems revive bill to overhaul policing

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Cheered on by President Joe Biden, House Democrats hustled Wednesday to pass the most ambitious effort in decades to overhaul policing nationwide, able to avoid clashing with moderates in their own party who are wary of reigniting a debate......

Harbaugh: Staff overhaul not due to ‘disconnect’

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Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh on Thursday said he did not sense a disconnect among his staff or with players last season, but he cited his desire to make “improvements to everything” for hiring seven new assistants, including defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald. “I didn’t find any kind of disconnect, but......

Wells Fargo shares jump after Fed reportedly approves bank’s overhaul plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past a Wells Fargo & Co. bank branch in New York, U.S., on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Peter Foley | Bloomberg | Getty Images Wells Fargo shares popped Wednesday after the Federal Reserve......

Biden Signs Slew Of Executive Actions, Immigration Overhaul, COVID Cases Trend Down : Up First

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NPR President Biden’s top priority is getting the pandemic under control. What do his first executive actions tell us about how he plans to do that? Biden also released a sweeping reform bill to overhaul the U.S. immigration system. And in 35 states, coronavirus numbers are falling. Researchers believe the......

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