President Donald Trump has sought to maintain the flow of foreign workers to U.S. farms during the pandemic, waiving interview requirements for some guest workers when consular offices shut down and exempting them from a temporary immigration ban. But so far, the administration hasn't created rules to protect the workers. Democratic Representative Jimmy Panetta of California and 71 other members of Congress urged in a letter last week that the next coronavirus relief package include funding dedicated to combating spread of the virus among farm workers. … [Read more...] about Every worker has covid at one US farm on eve of harvest
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Begun in the early 1980s by a few conservative and libertarian law students frustrated by the lack of ideological diversity in their classrooms, the Federalist Society has grown tremendously since. For example, attendance at its annual lawyers’ convention has swelled from roughly 800 in 1987 to more than 2,500 in 2019. The society never has taken a political position or litigated in court; it focuses on jurisprudential methods, the constitutional structure of government, and similar legal concepts. … [Read more...] about Federal judges should be allowed to be Federalist Society members
That stands out in a Congress in which a third of the members got no pharma cash for the period and half of those who did got $10,000 or less. The contributions give companies a chance to cultivate Sinema as she restocks from a brutal 2018 election victory that cost nearly $25 million. Altogether, pharma PACs have so far given $9.2 million to congressional campaign chests in this cycle, compared with $9.4 million at this point in the 2017-18 period, a sustained surge as the industry has responded to complaints about soaring prices. … [Read more...] about Big Pharma Is Betting on This Rookie Arizona Senator
The Obama team must have known that if their investigations turned up dry, they would pay a price. When you decide to spy on a leader of an opposing party, the bar must be high. It’s not the norm, no matter what anyone says. The media should be desperate to get to the bottom of this; you know they would be if Trump did this to Team Biden in the current election. Instead, to date, Biden has still not been asked to explain in detail his own role in this affair. The fact that the media is trying to kill this story is all you need to know about the sad state of our country right now. … [Read more...] about PATEL: Why Was Biden Spying On The Trump Team?
Applies to parents and students in all 50 states;Doesn’t require any further state approvals or “opt in;”Includes working-class and middle-class families, not solely the economically disadvantaged (in fact, no income threshold is applied at all, making it akin to economist Milton Friedman’s vision of universal parental choice); andImposes no new regulations on private schools or any infringements on religious liberty.Each of these is a significant feature that naysayers — including many in the school choice movement — claimed could not be attained in the current political environment. … [Read more...] about Trump’s school choice victory is just the beginning