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Federal employees score new bereavement leave benefits in 2022 NDAA

Federal News Radio 09 Dec 2021
Federal employees have scored significant benefits through recent defense policy bills ... Federal employees won’t find proposals on that scale in the final 2022 bill ... The bill also directs the Chief Human Capital Officers Council to submit an annual report to Congress on its activities, particularly those focused on improving federal hiring.

US likely to hold off for now on energy sanctions for Russia, fearing impact on ...

CNN 09 Dec 2021
The White House National Security Council and State Department declined to comment ... "It will be very difficult to impose severe economic harm on Russia without affecting energy markets," said Edward Fishman, a former State Department official who is now a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council.

Quarter in review: Students face long lines at dining halls, UCLA football overtakes USC

Daily Bruin 09 Dec 2021
UCLA’s first quarter back in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated its fair share of trials and triumphs ... COVID-19 accommodations ... Dr ... 15 ... A new agreement between The University Council-American Federation of Teachers and the UC led to raises, an expansion of health care and greater transparency of the hiring process ... .

Saqr Ghobash hosts banquet in honour of Chairman of Federation Council of Federal Assembly of ...

Urdu Point 08 Dec 2021
ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 08th Dec, 2021) Saqr Ghobash, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC), has hosted a banquet in honour of Valentina Matviyenko, Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian ...

UAE-KSA Business Forum highlights strong UAE-Saudi relations

Urdu Point 08 Dec 2021
This came during the UAE-KSA business Forum held in Abu Dhabi with the participation of the Federation of the UAE Chambers, Federation of Saudi Chambers, and the Saudi-Emirati Business Council. Organised by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry and both the federations of ...

Turning Rock Partners' Arvedlund Named Member of the SBA's Council on Underserved Communities

The Salamanca Press 08 Dec 2021
8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --�Turning Rock Partners CEO and Founding Partner Maggie Arvedlund has been named to serve on the reconvened Council on Underserved Communities (CUC) authorized under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) ... "I am absolutely delighted to serve on the Council and to collaborate with the other members," said Arvedlund.

St. Joseph County Council OK's $2.7M from ARPA funds for mental-health crisis center

South Bend Tribune 08 Dec 2021
Joseph County Council approved almost $2.7 million in federal COVID-19 dollars to build out the facility and run it for the first year ... Some council members have raised questions about how the center will be funded after the federal COVID money runs out ... Einterz told the council he ...

Bethlehem council backs no tax increase budget with larger $3M community fund

Lehigh Valley 08 Dec 2021
Bethlehem City Council Tuesday night backed a 2022 budget that holds the line on taxes and sets aside $3 million of the city’s $34.4 million federal coronavirus relief funding for community reinvestment ... workshop last week and council’s vote Tuesday evening makes it official.

LA City Council approves new districts, but concerns remain over split communities

ABC7 08 Dec 2021
LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved new borders for the city's 15 council districts, which will go into effect on Jan ... The measure passed 13-0, with Councilman Joe Buscaino absent and Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas suspended following his indictment on federal corruption charges.

Council enacts new restriction on potential adult entertainment facilities

The Sentinel Echo 08 Dec 2021
The original ordinance listed 500 feet, but was changed during Monday night's regular monthly meeting of the London City Council ... In other city council business, the turning lane in front of First State Bank, which continues to Third Street by the federal courthouse, will soon be eliminated to allow for parking spaces for the bank.

Phoenix backs off from vaccine mandate after federal ruling

Victoria Advocate 08 Dec 2021
Earlier this fall, the City of Phoenix announced it would be abiding by President Joe Biden’s vaccination mandate for federal contractors since legal experts that officials consulted interpreted the mandate to apply to the city. City Council members demanded to have a say in whether employees would be forced to abide by the mandate.

Bylaw changes will affect livestock operations, Main Street, and city committees

Moosejaw Today 08 Dec 2021
... an external investigation may be initiated  Providing specific leave of absence provisions for a council member wishing to pursue provincial or federal politics  Giving city administration the leeway to monitor additional matters that it believes council should review.

Cayce is latest SC city to recognize Juneteenth with paid holiday

The Post and Courier 08 Dec 2021
CAYCE — Despite bitter division over routine appointments in recent weeks, Cayce City Council voted unanimously Dec ... Juneteenth became a federal holiday in June 2021 after Congress passed a law recognizing the date ... She requested City Council make Juneteenth a paid holiday following federal recognition.

Conservatives prepare new push for constitutional convention

Democratic Underground 08 Dec 2021
SAN DIEGO — Conservative lawmakers will mount a new push to call a constitutional convention aimed at creating a balanced budget amendment and establishing term limits for members of Congress in an effort to rein in what they see as a runaway federal government.