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Criminal lawyer Michael Spratt and legal expert Emilie Taman discuss issues at the intersection of law, politics, and policy. What happens in our courts and the halls of power affects you. Feed your brain with answers to your most burning political and legal questions. Check out more at: www.michaelspratt.com And join the Docket's discord channel to chat and listen to live recordings: https://discord.gg/2TzUamZ
 
Presented by Senator Barry Ward, The Irish Legislation Podcast is a weekly look at legislation as it passes through Oireachtas Éireann, the Irish parliament. Each episode consists of a roundtable discussion with politicians (of all sides), and other commentators, on a specific piece of legislation, looking at the various elements proposed and arguing why the bill is good or bad. This is an unprecedented opportunity to hear legislators, experts and ordinary citizens debate legislation before ...
 
Banking With Interest, a podcast by IntraFi Network, features in-depth analysis and insight into the policy changes reshaping the banking industry. With insightful interviews and previews of pending policy challenges, the podcast is an essential listen for anyone connected to the financial services industry. Banking With Interest is hosted by Rob Blackwell, an award-winning former journalist with more than two decades of experience as an expert on financial services policy. He is now Chief C ...
 
Created BY mortgage professional FOR mortgage professionals, Lykken on Lending is a weekly 60-minute radio program styled “podcast” hosted by mortgage veteran, David Lykken. Joining the program each week is Les Parker with the TMSpotlight MACRO view of the markets, Joe Farr with a MARKET UPDATE, Alice Alvey providing a LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, Allen Pollack with his weekly TECH UPDATE and Andy Schell (a/k/a "Dr. Shell the Profit Doctor") providing tips on FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. This is followed by ...
 
A podcast by a Scots lawyer bringing updates on recent judicial decisions. ~~ Facebook: www.facebook.com/podslawjk Twitter: @podslaw iTunes: http://ow.ly/o2Y3h RSS feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/podslaw Website: http://www.terrafirmachambers.com/our-advocates.html?advocate_id=87 E-mail: julius.komorowski@terrafirmachambers.com ~~ Incidental music was created by lucasgonze: http://ow.ly/o4f1V
 
You can find the region's most in-depth look at New York State politics and government each week on The Legislative Gazette. Hosted by David Guistina, the program features regular commentary by syndicated columnist and political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock. On each program, the award-winning WAMC News Team combines forces to bring you a wrap-up of the week's political news, the goings on in and around the legislature, and the stories that will keep you well-informed and in the know.
 
NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network (SCJN), has initiated a conference call series entitled National Advocacy Calls on Developing Legislation (NACDL). The teleconferences generally feature an expert on an issue area and are designed to inform criminal defense lawyers and advocates across the country on a variety of criminal justice issues. Key to the calls is informing participants of any legislation or litigation pending that seeks progressive reform on the issue, and serves as a call to ...
 
Zoo Logic with animal trainer, zoo advocate, and ZOOmility author, Dr. Grey Stafford, is a weekly conversation with zoo, aquarium, and animal experts about Nature, wildlife, pets, animal training with positive reinforcement, health and welfare, research, conservation, and education, sustainability, zoo politics, activism and legislation, and all things animals! On Zoo Logic, we’ll go behind the scenes with animal professionals and influencers from around the world to explore the latest Zoos ...
 
Broken English is a mobile podcast hosted by me, Andrew Mahar in and around Chicago, Illinois. This first season is a mixture of interviews from people who have immigrated to the U.S. ranging from Mexico to South Africa to Turkey to Bolivia. With the Trump administration creating such a negative connotation around the word “Immigrant” now more than ever, immigrants need a voice to share their side of the story. Broken English is here to be that voice.
 
Our finances, portfolios and the markets are affected daily by the policies and politics coming out of Washington. In each episode of WashingtonWise Investor, host Mike Townsend, Charles Schwab’s Vice President for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, focuses a non-partisan eye on the stories that matter most to investors, and his guests offer actionable suggestions for what to do--and what not to do--with your portfolio. Podcasts are for informational purposes only. This channel is not monit ...
 
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The Deborah Sampson Act is an omnibus bill signed into law Jan. 5, intended to remove barriers to and improve women veterans' medical care at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers across the country. Roseanne Harris, RN, Women Veteran Program manager at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks in Fayetteville, details the expandi…
 
Australians could soon be deprived of Google’s ubiquitous search engine, with the web behemoth threatening to cut off service should lawmakers pass a hot-button measure forcing tech firms to cough up revenue to media outlets. As Australian legislators continue to debate the controversial law – which would compel internet platforms to hand over a cu…
 
This week on The Gazette, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday gave what he says is the first of four State of the State speeches. The Democrat says fighting the COVID-19 pandemic will be the top priority. Our political observer Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the governor’s message to New Yorkers. Also, we hear how State capitols acro…
 
This week our guest was Governor Andy Beshear, who just wrapped up the first year of his Governorship. He talked to us about deciding to run for office, both for Attorney General and later for Governor, he looked back on his approach to COVID-19, he spoke to us about the investigation into Breonna Taylor's killing, and we touched out his relationsh…
 
Amid the ongoing pandemic and threats by far-right protesters to "occupy" the Capitol, Washington lawmakers will convene Monday for what will ultimately be a mostly remote 2021 session with a focus on the ongoing response to COVID-19, police reform, addressing climate change and writing a two-year state budget.…
 
Pfizer has pressured regulators to declare its vials contain an “extra” dose of the vaccine and will now count them in deliveries, after frontline health workers found they could dispense six shots from one vial, instead of five. A spokeswoman for the pharma giant, Amy Rose, explained that while the company would “fulfill our supply commitments in …
 
This week: On Wednesday, Joseph R. Biden Jr. was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States. As tens of thousands of National Guard troops stood by, President Biden made his first remarks from the west front of the United States Capitol, the same place where violence erupted just two weeks prior. FOX News Radio's Political Analyst Josh …
 
Senator Amy Klobuchar says the Senate has to do its constitutional duty by holding a trial on former President Trump's impeachment, while doing its other jobs, as well. Also, the Minnesota National Guard says hundreds of its members who've been in the nation's Capitol since last weekend will return home sometime next week. The is an afternoon MPR N…
 
AstraZeneca has warned the EU’s executive that there will be delays to its delivery of Covid-19 vaccines in the first three months of the year, prompting the bloc’s health commissioner to express “deep dissatisfaction.” In a series of tweets late Friday, EU Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides said the delays had been revealed by representativ…
 
The Czech Republic has reported its second H5N8 bird flu outbreak in as many days after not seeing any for nearly a year, its State Veterinary Administration said on Friday. Around half of a flock of 30 birds died in the outbreak at a poultry farm in the Tabor region, 99 kilometers south of the capital Prague, which officials said was probably cont…
 
The global transmission of Covid-19 must be drastically curbed to ensure that the virus does not mutate further, potentially undermining the current deployment of vaccines, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Friday. The agency's immunization and vaccines chief, Professor Katherine O'Brien, said she wanted to emphasize the "importance …
 
On today's show, we head to Siloam Springs where John Brown University is delaying the start of classes for undergraduate students because of an increase in COVID-19 cases on campus. Plus, we find out when you might see drones in the air above Pea Ridge as Walmart readies to launch a drone delivery test program. And, we hear about a landmark bill t…
 
The spring semester is already underway for John Brown University graduate students, but officials have pushed back the start for undergraduate students to Feb. 1 to allow time for faculty and students to be tested. Tests must be administered on or after Jan. 25. Negative tests need to be uploaded to JBU by 2 p.m. Jan. 29.…
 
The Fort Smith Board of Directors repealed a tax increase on some alcohol sales. The measure had been passed last month. Michael Tilley, with Talk Business and Politics , discusses the reversal. He also examines the 2020 numbers at the Fort Smith Regional Airport and a proposed new RV park near downtown Fort Smith.…
 
On inauguration day, the new administration called on officials to preserve the DACA program, ended the so-called "Muslim ban" on immigration, issued a 100-day moratorium on deportations for certain noncitizens and halted construction of the southern border wall. Northwest Arkansas advocates praised the proclamations, but urged lawmakers to follow …
 
As part of its ENGAGE Arkansas initiative, which aims to reengage students who have struggled to adjust to shift in learning during the pandemic, the Arkansas Department of Education has launched a statewide community resources portal . The portal includes information for nearly 2,000 organizations in every county in the state and 32 different cate…
 
Prosecutors have opened an investigation into the death of a 10-year-old girl who reportedly took part in the ‘blackout challenge’, a viral game that has gained popularity on TikTok. The girl passed away in Palermo, Italy on Wednesday. She was found by her younger sister after the viral challenge she was reportedly attempting to recreate went tragi…
 
Around 1,000 Swedes have received Moderna Covid-19 shots that were kept too cold while being transported, the company in charge of deliveries, Apoteket AB, said on Friday. A total of 2,100 doses of the US-made vaccine that were kept too cold in transit have been delivered to the regions of Gävleborg, Halland, Värmland, Dalarna, and Östergötland, a …
 
Hong Kong has ordered thousands of residents to remain in their homes ahead of the city’s first Covid-19 lockdown, with China deploying 1,700 officers to enforce the restrictions in hopes of containing the outbreak. The measures in the Yau Tsim Mong district are set to come into effect at midnight on Friday and will cover 150 housing blocks that co…
 
Passengers will be mandated to wear higher-grade masks against Covid-19 when flying German airlines and their subsidiaries, starting next month. Tougher mask rules have also been introduced in malls and on public transport. The new rules were announced by the German Aviation Association (BDL) on Friday. Starting from February 1, everyone over the a…
 
The European Union has said further contact is needed with Pfizer after it was reported that the pharmaceutical giant will be reducing deliveries for the second week running as the company upgrades its manufacturing plant. "We will seek clarification from the company," an EU spokesman told a press conference on Friday when asked about Pfizer's repo…
 
Iran’s petroleum minister has bragged about the country’s rising oil exports in the face of US sanctions, as the nation claims that its international petroleum sales have hit record highs. Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zanganeh did not publicly release detailed figures but said crude oil exports have risen “significantly,” even though the US r…
 
A new cluster of Covid-19 has been detected in Harbin, in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, with authorities registering 10 symptomatic Covid-19 cases and 31 asymptomatic infections. On Friday, authorities in China said that they had identified a new cluster of Covid-19 related to a local meat-processing company run by Thai conglomerate Char…
 
The Indian prime minister has talked up his country’s capacity to overcome the coronavirus pandemic using indigenous vaccines and those manufactured in the world’s second most populous nation. Speaking on Friday to Covid-19 vaccine beneficiaries and vaccinators in Varanasi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the country’s resolve against C…
 
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said the country needs a new facility to ensure steady domestic vaccine production and to manufacture its own Covid-19 jab. Orban argued that “a serious country” cannot rely on getting vaccines and other vital medical supplies from abroad alone. The government has ordered the construction of a vaccine plant…
 
The Polish government has warned it will take legal action against drugmaker Pfizer, after the company only delivered half the expected doses of Covid-19 vaccine this week, jeopardizing the country’s inoculation program. Speaking on Friday, spokesman Piotr Muller told public broadcaster Polskie Radio Program 1 that the government was considering le…
 
In today’s episode, we are speaking to Brett Henley, 2021 TSBA President & Coffee County board member, about demonstrating appreciation for your local school board member. Join us as we discuss the best ways to show your school board members you appreciate their dedication and hard work. Even though showing appreciation is year-round, taking advant…
 
The US has announced it will resume funding the World Health Organization (WHO), months after former President Donald Trump withdrew the country’s membership, and has also earmarked $1.9 trillion to fight Covid-19 domestically. On his first day in office, new US President Joe Biden said he would reverse his predecessor’s decision to pull the $400 m…
 
Both of the COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna are examples of new mRNA vaccines. The technology allowed the vaccines to be created quickly and without the use of a live virus. Although vaccines are a new application for mRNA technology, the technology has been used for decades in other areas like cancer treatment.…
 
The Coronavirus Response and Relief Appropriations Act of 2021, approved by Congress in late December, includes $284 billion dollars to assist small business and the self-employed, under a second round of the Paycheck Protection Program. Collaborating with the Small Business Administration, lending institution web portals in Northwest Arkansas are …
 
This week on Sound Perimeter, University of Arkansas Music Professor Lia Uribe explores the work of three women composers from Argentina. We hear Claudia Montero’s “Lagrimas de Buenos Aires,” Noelia Escalzo’s “Contratubeando,” and Sofia Rei’s “Todo lo perdido reaparece.”By phartma@uark.edu (Pete Hartman)
 
The Covid-19 strains from the UK, Brazil and South Africa pose a very high risk due to their increased transmissibility and must be stamped out with tougher health measures, the EU’s infectious diseases agency has said. The transmissibility of the three variants will likely push infection rates higher, leading to more hospitalizations and “death ra…
 
French President Emmanuel Macron has defended his government and its response to the Covid-19 pandemic, saying that he laments France's "incessant hunt for errors," adding that such criticism is counterproductive during a crisis. Speaking on Thursday, Macron took a swipe at his critics, saying France had become "a nation of 66 million prosecutors" …
 
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union must find common ground in fighting coronavirus and stopping the spread of new strains that have already swept through the UK and Ireland recently. On Tuesday, Merkel warned that Germany could close its borders unless neighboring states acted together. We need to make sure that everyone around…
 
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