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California Gov. Brown signs bill to allow self-driving cars on public streets


September 27th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday drove in a self-driving Toyota Prius before signing a bill which will allow internet search giant Google and other companies ... Read more...

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California Gov. Brown signs bill banning protests near funerals


September 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday which makes it a crime to protest a funeral unless the protesters are at least 300 feet (91 meters) away, ... Read more...

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California law bars discrimination against Sikhs, Muslims (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) California Governor Jerry Brown has signed two bills aimed at battling workplace discrimination against Sikhs and Muslim by shunting workers wearing turbans, beards and hijabs to ... Read more...

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Bars cannot discriminate against Sikhs, Muslims in California


September 10th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) California Governor Jerry Brown has signed two bills designed to battle workplace discrimination against Sikhs and Muslim by shunting workers wearing turbans, beards and hijabs to ... Read more...

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Arizona Governor vetoes guns on college campus


April 19th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Phoenix, Apr 19 (ANI): Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would have allowed guns on public college campuses.Brewer said the bill could face a legal challenge.Brewer said in a ... Read more...

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Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Signed by Gov Schwarzenegger


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Senate bill 1449, which reduces possession of marijuana by an adult from a criminal misdemeanor to a civil infraction, was signed in California by the ... Read more...

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Internet “Kill Switch” Approved By Senate, One Step Closer To Government Internet Control


June 28th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report which was released by ‘CNET’ on June 18 reported that a new Senate bill had been proposed by Joe Lieberman which would grant the President of ... Read more...

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Lieberman’s ‘Internet Kill Switch’ Gives US President Power to Shut Down Internet!


June 18th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report from CNET the news is spreading of a newly proposed Senate bill which would give the President of the United States the power and ... Read more...

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US mulls law to revoke citizenship of terror supporters


May 8th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 8 (IANS) Americans like Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani origin suspect in the failed Times Square bombing, who help terrorists could have their citizenship revoked under a bill introduced ... Read more...

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Governor Crist applauds passing of Florida Jobs Bill


May 1st, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Governor Charlie Crist on Friday applauded the passing of Senate Bill 1752, which is better known as Florida’s Jobs Bill.Florida’s Jobs Bill provides strategic investments in a ... Read more...

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Louisiana Casinos To Face Smoke Ban, Senator Rob Marionneaux Criticized


April 30th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Louisiana, Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Senator Rob Marionneaux and his ever increasing measures to uplift the health conditions of state Louisiana knows no bounds. Reportedly, the senator was the first ... Read more...

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Obama seeks passage of finance reform bill


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (DPA) US President Barack Obama urged the Senate Thursday to pass a massive financial reform bill that would place new regulations on Wall Street designed to prevent the ... Read more...

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US Congress hands Obama a huge win with health care reforms (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama savoured a major political victory with the Congress passing a landmark bill to provide medical coverage to tens of millions of ... Read more...

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US House hands Obama a victory with health care reforms (Lead)


March 22nd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama savoured a major political victory with the Congress passing a landmark bill to provide medical coverage to tens of millions of ... Read more...

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US Congress approves historic health care bill


March 22nd, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) President Barack Obama scored a major political victory with the US Congress passing a landmark bill to provide medical coverage to tens of millions of uninsured Americans, ... Read more...

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US House expects showdown over vote on health legislation


March 21st, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (DPA) Democrats in the US House of Representatives were preparing for a showdown over a critical vote Sunday on a sweeping overhaul of the health care system. President Barack ... Read more...

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“Deem And Pass” Unconstitutional?


March 19th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Democrat leaders have announced their plans of introducing a new parliamentary procedure called "deem and pass" which shall give the health care proposal ... Read more...

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Arkansas Governor Beebe vetoes Senate Bill 130


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:47 am ICT by BNO News
LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS (BNO NEWS) – Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe vetoed a bill that would have cost $1.6 million on Monday, the Governor’s Office announced.Gov. Beebe vetoed the bill in accordance with ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama & John McCain Draw In Crayons At The Health Summit


February 26th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Feb 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American President Barack Obama and his arch Republican rival John McCain upbraided their bitter clash of the 2008 election campaign on Thursday at the ... Read more...

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Health-Care Strategy By Nancy Pelosi


January 28th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants an approval of healthcare legislation. On Wednesday she said, that the Senate's version should be passed by the House using a ... Read more...

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Who will pay for healthcare? Senate and House still divided


December 24th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) The passage of a $871 billion healthcare reform package by the US senate Thursday is only half the battle won in President Barack Obama's quest ... Read more...

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Obama postpones Christmas break for health reform vigil


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (DPA) US President Barack Obama has vowed to remain in Washington until the health care reform bill wins Senate approval, effectively pushing back the departure date for his ... Read more...

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Obama may get health-care reform vote by Christmas


December 20th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) With the last Democratic holdout on health care throwing his support behind a reform bill, hopes were raised for final passage by Christmas of President ... Read more...

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Joe Lieberman Supported The Health Care Bill: Archive Video Reveals


December 16th, 2009 - 1:39 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Connecticut Independent Senator Joe Lieberman has been on the hit list of the critics for ever, owing to his very vocal and vehement opposition of the ... Read more...

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US health reforms face biggest test yet in Senate


November 21st, 2009 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 21 (DPA) Another month, another milestone: US President Barack Obama's long struggle to enact far-reaching health reforms faces another hurdle Saturday in the US Senate. It is perhaps the most ... Read more...

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US Senate unveils health care bill


November 19th, 2009 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) The US Senate has unveiled a health care reform bill that was estimated to cost nearly $900 billion. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told a press conference Wednesday that ... Read more...

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AARP Statement on the Senate Finance Committee Passage of the Affordable Health Choices Act


October 14th, 2009 - 4:05 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond on Tuesday released the following statement after the Senate Finance Committee's passage of the Affordable Health Choices Act."We applaud the Senate ... Read more...

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California governor quietly signs same-sex marriage bill


October 13th, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- A move that went largely unnoticed by the media on Monday, California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger quietly signed a bill that adds new rights for gay and lesbian ... Read more...

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US Congress set to vote on Pakistan aid with ‘no terror’ conditions


September 30th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) The US Congress is set to take the final step to triple non-military aid to Pakistan, but with stringent conditions demanding action against extremist groups ... Read more...

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Marijuana sellers misusing MySpace, Facebook, Twitter for their trade


July 7th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Some California pot sellers are misusing social networking sites like MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter for selling marijuana.Los Angeles-based non-profit medical-marijuana dispensary Artists Collective advertises via tweets, ... Read more...

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Ignoring India’s concerns, US Senate approves bill to triple aid to Pakistan


June 25th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 25 (IANS) The US Senate has approved tripling American aid to Pakistan to about $1.5 billion a year for each of the next five years, largely ignoring ... Read more...

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US Senate grants 900-million-dollar aid to Pakistan


May 15th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): The US Senate Appropriations Committee has approved about 900 million dollars in economic and security aid for Pakistan which is battling Taliban, spilling over its border with ... Read more...

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Senate bill strips references to India for conditional aid to Pakistan


May 5th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 5 (IANS) Two influential US senators have introduced a bill to triple American aid to Pakistan to $1.5 billion annually for five years, with some exacting conditions ... Read more...

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US Congress may prohibit spending on Pak F-16s to keep India happy


April 4th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 4 (ANI): The US Congress is moving toward imposing benchmarks for providing the Pakistani government with billions of dollars of U.S. military assistance, among them being prohibiting additional U.S. ... Read more...

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US Congress strikes deal on $789 bn stimulus plan


February 12th, 2009 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Racing against the clock to meet President Barack Obama's Monday deadline, Congressional leaders have struck a deal on a $789 billion stimulus plan after scaling down the versions ... Read more...

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