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Bill would create commission on LGBTQ service members, veterans

Washington Blade 09 Mar 2021
1596, the Commission to Study the Stigmatization, ... “Discrimination, harassment and violence have plagued the LGBTQ military community for decades and a formal commission to study and understand the detrimental impacts of harmful policies and behaviors is long overdue,” Dane said.

Editorial: Biden should make gun violence reduction a national priority

Hastings Tribune 09 Mar 2021
But why didn't gun suicides increase? Better data collection and focused research could shed light on these issues and guide policies aimed at reducing gun violence in a country awash in firearms ... To craft policy we need to understand the nature of the problem, and reliable studies on gun violence are woefully rare, as the Rand Corp.

Tobacco control: UK gains; Thailand stalls

Journal Online 09 Mar 2021
Tobacco regulation or control refers to a group of policies that rule over tobacco manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and individuals ... The study by R Street Institute (RSI) noted ... “It is likely this differentiating factor that moved the smoking rates down in the United Kingdom,” the RSI policy study said.

Heffley to host hearing on Francis E. Walter Dam study

Standard-Speaker 09 Mar 2021
Doyle Heffley R-122, Lower Towamensing Twp., will host a virtual hearing to discuss issues related to the reevaluation study of the Francis E ... Heffley requested that the House Majority Policy Committee review the study and its impact on the region ... The study is expected to be completed by September 2022.

Susan Collins has been a longtime supporter of LGBTQ rights. Her continued support is more ...

Bangor Daily News 09 Mar 2021
That’s a long statement, but specifics about Collins’ policy concerns are nowhere to be found ... We asked Collins’ office if they shared our understanding of the amendment and MPA policy, and whether prohibiting these kinds of funds is what Collins would like to see in the name of “further study.” We didn’t get an answer to that question.

United States Space Force considered a joke by netizens and it's a bigger problem, says ...

International Business Times 09 Mar 2021
... Studies suggested that netizens consider space force as a meme than a military branch ... I am a space policy analyst who has studied the USSF's relationship with science fiction, and my research shows this is creating a problem for the force," Wendy wrote in The Conversation. .

Opinion/Letter: State Senate ignores chance to fix campaign finances

The Daily Progress Charlottesville 09 Mar 2021
Three decades after a Virginia study recommended implementing campaign finance reform, our senators stalled this year on significant policy changes ... .

Postgrad Options 2021: Spotlight on courses around the country

The Irish Times 09 Mar 2021
UCD’s MSc Environmental Resource Management is a full-time, one-year course aimed at those who want to undertake advanced studies in environmental sciences ... is there life on other planets? – and high-energy astrophysics, as well as the study of observation techniques ... Students also participate in mock trials and choose a specialised study area.

Biden admin grants temporary protection to thousands of Venezuelan migrants, admits US sanctions failed to ...

Russia Today 09 Mar 2021
A 2019 study by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, moreover, estimated US sanctions may have contributed to up to 40,000 excess deaths in the country between 2017 and 2018, suggesting they could meet the definition of “collective punishment” under international law ... Biden administration outlines top foreign policy priorities.

Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening) Job ID #151486

Reliefweb 09 Mar 2021
• Organizes and prepares studies on humanitarian, emergency relief and related issues ... drafts sections of studies, background papers, policy guidelines, parliamentary documents, briefings, case studies, presentations, correspondence, etc ... learned, policy guidelines, etc.

Gov. Cuomo’s top lawyer Kumiki Gibson departs administration

New York Post 09 Mar 2021
More On.. andrew cuomo. Quit stalling NYC’s return to normalcy ... Another press secretary Will Burns announced last week that he was stepping down from his post to study for law school. . Other departing aides include health policy analyst Erin Hammond and scheduler Sophie Boldison. .

Tyrrell schools chief: No transgender reference in play

Daily Advance 09 Mar 2021
Tyrrell Superintendent Oliver A ... “I will continue to investigate this issue and take appropriate steps to ensure that we are teaching North Carolina’s standard course of study and complying with our school board policy on teaching controversial issues.” ... Controversy about the play’s content arose late last month, when state Sen ... and Canada, she said ... .
photo: AP / Jae C. Hong
In this Feb. 12, 2020, photo, a worker in a hazmat suit carries a hose while working at a water treatment facility at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan

‘We don’t know when it will end’: 10 years after Fukushima

Al Jazeera 09 Mar 2021
Many activists claim that the Japanese government and the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) really have no interest in funding and conducting such health impact studies in Fukushima because the answers that they receive could be politically inconvenient for an energy policy that continues to favour nuclear power.

Strict environmental laws 'push' firms to pollute elsewhere

Phys Dot Org 08 Mar 2021
Multinational companies headquartered in countries with tougher environmental policies tend to locate their polluting factories in countries with more lax regulations, a new study finds ... The study was published online recently in the journal Economic Policy ... The study examined ...

Interesting factoid - US Gov't policy in "Gain of Function funded a study in Wuhan

Democratic Underground 08 Mar 2021
The link above isn't the actual study, it's the policy the study was launched under, the ...