States Take Lead with Plans for 100% Carbon-Free Energy

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:44:24 +0000

Minnesota and Wisconsin recently joined the list of states aiming for a 100% clean-energy future, while some Illinois lawmakers are pushing for not only carbon-free power, but also 100% renewable energy. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) was the latest to announce a set of policy proposals designed to lead his state’s electricity sector to 100% […]

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Groups laud signing of ‘landmark’ law on 105-day paid maternity leave

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:48:16 +0000

Party-list groups Gabriela and Akbayan have hailed the “much-awaited” signing of the expanded maternity leave for workers.

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Enrile hits senators anew: ‘Breadth’, ‘width and depth’ of their experience not enough

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2018 01:16:56 +0000

Enrile hits senators anew: ‘Breadth’, ‘width and depth’ of their experience not enough

Former Senator  Juan Ponce Enrile is not yet done criticizing the present composition of the Senate.

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Solon wants 14th month pay, cash gift for private firm, ‘endo’ workers

Solon wants 14th month pay, cash gift for private firm, 'endo' workers

A lawmaker said Thursday that private sector employees and contractual workers in government should also receive their 14th month pay and P5,000 cash gift.

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Argentina’s lower house pass bill to legalize abortion

Buenos Aires, Argentina – Argentine lawmakers has backed a bill legalizing abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, a historic step for Pope Francis’ Catholic homeland, although the measure must still pass through the Senate.

Thousands of abortion rights activists cheered and hugged outside Congress on Thursday, as the lower house Chamber of Deputies passed the bill by 129 votes to 125.

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