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What to watch for in the second half of North Dakota's legislative session

Grand Forks Herald 01 Mar 2021
The legalization bill won over enough conservatives to ... A companion bill passed by the House would set the tax rates for legal pot at more than twice the levy for alcohol. As a backup in case the legalization measure ... But in the face of possible legal challenges, bill sponsor Sen.
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Lawmakers pass bill legalizing marijuana, but not until 2024

Johnson City Press 01 Mar 2021
The agreement reached by lawmakers establishes a three-year runway before sales and possession would be legalized — time the bill’s sponsors said was necessary to establish a new independent agency, the Virginia Cannabis Control Authority, and develop regulations.
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Specialised land court ’should resolve conflict, lead to speedy resolution’

Independent online (SA) 01 Mar 2021
Last week, the cabinet approved the Land Court Bill Amendment for submission to Parliament. The bill arose from the ... Didiza said the bill expanded the mandate of the Legal Aid Board to assist the indigent to resolve land related disputes using a mediation and arbitration approach.
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Democratic lawmakers wrestle with how to proceed on immigration

The Citizens 01 Mar 2021
Democratic lawmakers are wrestling with how to move forward with a series of immigration bills that would legalize undocumented immigrants, with some pushing for sweeping immigration revisions out of the gate and others urging caution ... Those bills would grant legal status to ...
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Fabiola Santiago: The nation needs Biden's immigration reform plan, but the stench of Trumpism lingers

Hastings Tribune 01 Mar 2021
But despite the comprehensive bill recently introduced in Congress, there seems to be no winning formula yet on the table ... The immigration bill, on the other hand, assigns resources to an orderly, legal immigration process, adequately funding and staffing courtrooms and judges to process asylum claims.
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Editorial: In Harrisburg, a bipartisan bill on marijuana shows a constructive path

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 01 Mar 2021
The two have introduced a bill that would legalize cannabis in Pennsylvania and expunge criminal records for people with related nonviolent crimes ... Laughlin, key community groups and stakeholders throughout the commonwealth, we developed a bill that is a Pennsylvania approach to adult use marijuana legalization,” Street’s statement said.
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Farm Bureau backs citizenship for dairy workers

Niagara Gazette 01 Mar 2021
Fisher says the bill should also expand the H2A agricultural worker visa to include year-round workers, like those on dairy farms ... Asked Wednesday if she supports citizenship for dairy farmworkers already in this country, Stefanik said she supports a legal status referred to in a previous bill as a "certified agricultural worker".
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PG&E electricity and gas monthly bills are on the rise

The Mercury News 01 Mar 2021
That works out to an increase of 4.6% in the average monthly electricity and gas bill compared to the average bill in January ... As of March 1, electric bills were slated to increase to $138.85 ... PG&E claimed that the higher monthly bills being endured by customers won’t be used to bankroll any of the company’s legal expenses.
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Sports betting surges at Iowa casinos. Will it come to Nebraska next?

Omaha World-Herald 01 Mar 2021
Less than three years ago, Nebraskans who wanted to bet on sports legally had no choice but to book a flight to Vegas ... Legislative Bill 561 would merge two existing regulatory boards into the Nebraska State Racing and Gaming Commission and give it the authority to carry out the three voter initiatives that legalized racetrack casinos.
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Senate approves Lanane bills on guardianships and land banks

Marietta Daily Journal 01 Mar 2021
28—ANDERSON — Two bills authored by state Sen.
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State eviction law drawing challenge

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 01 Mar 2021
"This is extremely problematic when you have a situation where someone does not have the money to pay into the registry, but does have a legal defense," said Kendall Lewellen, managing attorney at the Center for Arkansas Legal Services. House Bill 1563 filed Wednesday by Rep.
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Biden, López Obrador to meet Monday, with immigration high on the agenda

The Los Angeles Times 01 Mar 2021
A senior administration official declined to say whether Biden would back or oppose the proposal, saying only that both countries agreed on the need to expand legal pathways for migration ... He is backing a bill to give legal status and a path to citizenship to all of the estimated 11 million people in the country who don’t have it.
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Biden to meet with Mexican president amid migration issues

Caledonian Record 01 Mar 2021
president would back or oppose the proposal, saying only that both countries agree on the need to expand legal pathways for migration ... He is backing a bill to give legal status and a path to citizenship to all of the estimated 11 million people in the country who don’t have it.
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