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Biden balances anti-crime and reform agendas in message to police

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WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Sunday that police officers must deliver both effective crime deterrence and equal justice in a message that balanced two fraught political priorities as his law-enforcement reforms have stalled. Speaking at a memorial service at the U.S. Capitol for 563......

Hochul must take her last chance to fix bail reform as crime surge continues

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Tom Suozzi Serious crimes committed with a knife, baseball bat or any other dangerous instrument will not be affected by Governor Hochul previous tweaks to the bail reform laws. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click......

NYSE-owner ICE eyes mortgage market reform as profit rises

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A trader walks below screens showing the current price of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 20, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 5 (Reuters) – New York Stock Exchange owner......

‘Ghost guns’ can cause serious harm, but controversial bail reform is scarier for NYC

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Bob McManus Which is worse — ghost guns themselves, or a legal system that sets someone free three bloody times following arrests for building ghost guns? Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free......

Amid high inflation, seniors have big hopes for prescription drug pricing reform

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Jose Luis Pelaez Inc | Getty Images As midterm elections loom, advocates for voters ages 50 and up are hoping Congress will take up one issue that could help rein in rising costs — prescription drug prices. A proposal to......

Transportation Mask Mandate, Student Loan Reform, French Elections : Up First

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NPR The CDC considers whether striking down a transportation mask mandate is a public health risk. After an NPR investigation and years of complaints, lawmakers pressured the Education Department to reform student loan programs. And, French President Emmanuel Macron faces his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen, in a pivotal debate......

Police shooting death of Patrick Lyoya in Michigan requires reform

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY It is another sickening video of another white police officer killing another Black man. This time in Grand Rapids, Michigan. On April 4, a still-unidentified police officer pulled over Patrick Lyoya’s car. Within minutes, after a scuffle, Lyoya was......

Patrick Lyoya’s death, like George Floyd, won’t lead to police reform

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Patrick Lyoya’s death, like George Floyd, won’t lead to police reform News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion There’s not much to be gained from watching police brutality and violence against Black people. I’m waiting for......

Criminal justice reform faces political buzzsaw as GOP hones its midterm message

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Durbin (D-Ill.), meanwhile, said he’s concerned about the bill’s prospects, particularly given Republican accusations during Jackson’s confirmation hearings that the justice-in-waiting was soft on crime. The Judiciary chair ranked criminal justice as high on his list of priorities, though he......

Mexican president plans mining bill on Monday if power reform thwarted

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Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador delivers his quarterly report on his government’s programs, at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico April 12, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Romero Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, April 12 (Reuters) – Mexico’s president said on Tuesday he will send......

Biden signs U.S. Postal Service financial reform bill

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A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) logo is pictured on a mail box in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., August 21, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, April 6 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed legislation......

Comptroller Lander claims bail reform hasn’t caused more crime — but ignores all evidence it has

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Jim Quinn For the record, Mr. Comptroller, there were 319 murders in 2019, before bail reform took effect; there were 468 in 2020 and 485 in 2021, the highest numbers since 2011. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n......

New York City can’t recover without the state reversing bail ‘reform’

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Robert Holden The progressive’s bail reform and pro-criminal stances have ironically done more to encourage commuting by car to Manhattan than any automobile ad campaign has. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for Free......

With Mariners’ support, Baseball Beyond Borders advances social reform

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Daniel Kramer MLB – For more and to sign up click here Mariners support Baseball Beyond Borders in Seattle n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”mariners-support-baseball-beyond-borders-in-seattle”,”type”:”story”}).parts.10″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”mariners-support-baseball-beyond-borders-in-seattle”,”type”:”story”}).parts.10.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”mariners-support-baseball-beyond-borders-in-seattle”,”type”:”story”}).parts.11″:{“content”:”Mariners icon Dan Wilson, the longtime catcher and current ROOT Sports broadcaster, has been among the most prominent liaisons between the team and BBB.nn“It’s a great program. It’s unique,” Wilson said.......

Our marijuana laws put Americans at risk. Pass federal cannabis reform

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Rep. Dave Joyce and former Sen. Cory Gardner Travis Mason, a former Marine working as a cannabis dispensary security guard, dreamed about becoming a police officer. That dream never came true. In 2016, Travis was shot and killed during......

Collins underscores need to reform Electoral Count Act: ‘Peaceful transfer of power shouldn’t require heroes’

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Caroline Vakil Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsThe Hill’s Morning Report – One day, two continents, words of war McConnell’s unconstitutional blockade of Garland poisoned subsequent proceedings The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden on Russia: Distrust and verify MORE (R-Maine)......

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