EXCLUSIVE: Labour says Electoral Commission must open “urgent investigation” into potentially illegal donations. Insider reported that the Conservative Party received donations from nonexistent companies. The commission has the power to impose fines of £20,000 per offense. Advocates say that UK political-finance law needs strengthening. The Labour Party is calling on the UK’s Electoral Commission to launch anContinue reading “Labour demands ‘urgent investigation’ into the Conservatives after Boris Johnson’s party declares donations from companies that don’t exist”
On this episode of Do Your Research, we take a deep look into the reality of policing.
“No one should face financial ruin for living in states run by Republicans.” Florida’s Republican-led government announced Monday that it will soon cut off a $300-per-week federal boost to unemployment benefits, the 23rd GOP state to take such a step in recent weeks as the Biden Labor Department faces pressure to ensure the lifeline continues reaching jobless workers. TheContinue reading “Republicans Accused of Economic ‘Sabotage’ as Florida Becomes 23rd GOP-Led State to Slash Jobless Benefits”
Jenny McGee, who kept vigil by PM’s bedside when he was sick with Covid, derides government’s handling of pandemic A nurse who cared for Boris Johnson when he was gravely ill with Covid-19 says she has handed in her resignation, such is her disillusionment with the “lack of respect” shown by the government for the NHS andContinue reading “Nurse who cared for Boris Johnson resigns over ‘lack of respect’ for NHS workers”
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has dropped plans to expand the state’s Medicaid program after the Legislature declined to provide money for a measure approved by voters. The Republican governor said Thursday that his administration has withdrawn an expansion plan that had been submitted to federal officials. Parson said he cannot proceed with it because theContinue reading “Missouri governor drops voter-approved Medicaid expansion”
Trump extended post-presidency protections by six months Secret Service detailing four siblings and two of their spouses Donald Trump’s adult children reportedly cost taxpayers $140,000 in Secret Service security in the month after the clan’s patriarch left the White House in January. Ordinarily, family members of a president lose their security detail when they leaveContinue reading “Secret Service extension for Trump’s adult children cost $140,000 in a month”
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has signed a law aimed at blocking “defund the police” efforts in larger Georgia cities and counties, saying it’s unfair to “condemn and demonize” police officers. “This far-left movement will endanger our communities and our law enforcement officers and leave our most vulnerable at risk,” the Republican Kemp said Friday whileContinue reading “Georgia governor signs bill aimed at banning ‘defund the police’ efforts”
Prime minister called out for his misplaced priorities during the pandemic Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi created a furor after announcing a plan to build a multibillion-dollar official residence as the pandemic claims a record number of lives. The country, reeling since late March under a second wave of Covid-19, has a poorly funded healthcareContinue reading “Indians angered as Modi plans opulent official mansion while misery sweeps country”