April 26, 2021

Day: April 26, 2021

Rep. Auchincloss shares personal experience during Capitol riot

OTR: Rep. Jake Auchincloss shares personal experience during Capitol riot



ED: WE ARE BACK WITH JAKE AUCHINCLOSS. AMONG YOUR HOUSE COLLEAGUES, YOU ARE OUT RAISING THEM BY FAR IN CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS. YOU TOOK IN OVER $460,000. I UNDERSTAND THAT YOU HAVE JUST GOTTEN INTO THE OFFICE OF THE REALITY IS THAT YOU HAVE TO CONTINUE TO STAY IN THE OFFICE AND RUN AS LONG AS YOU ARE ELECTED TO DO SO. HIS IS INTENDED TO FEND OFF POTENTIAL RIVALS IN THE 2022 ELECTION CYCLE? REP. AUCHINCLOSS: DEMOCRATS HAVE A

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Manhattan Business Districts to Get More Police in Reopening Push

The New York Police Department will deploy dozens of officers to commercial districts in Manhattan as part of New York City’s push to encourage the return of workers to offices and help tourism rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic, police and city officials said.

The department’s business district recovery initiative detail will provide an additional police presence in any business community south of 59th Street, where business leaders said the quality of life in some corridors has deteriorated during the pandemic. The additional officers will help to change the perception that the areas are unsafe and combat a rise in public … Read More

Can America’s police brutality problem get fixed with insurance?

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that minutes before Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts, a 16-year-old Black girl in Columbus, Ohio, died after being shot by a police officer. This is still America.

If high-profile trials are not curbing the daily shootings of people in this country, maybe high liability insurance premiums will.

Every day three people die as a result of police involvement. That death rate hasn’t even winked at changing, even as our country begins to reckon with the brutal reality of police violence.

It appears that not even a year of protests in the wake of

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Greenwashing of EU Finance Law Sparks Walkout by Experts

Originally published on Transport & Environment.
By Eoin Bannon

Environmental and consumer organizations are pulling out of an EU expert group in protest at the European Commission’s decision to classify destructive forestry practices and highly-emitting types of biomass as sustainable investments. The new rules are not based on climate and environmental science and ignore the recommendations of the EU expert group on sustainable finance, the organizations said.

NGOs Transport & Environment, WWF European Policy Office, BirdLife Europe and Central Asia, consumer group BEUC, and eco-standards advocates ECOS are demanding discussions with the Commission to establish rules that stop the

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Here’s the prize money payout for each golfer at the 2021 Zurich Classic | Golf News and Tour Information

The team, the team, the team! It’s the mantra of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, where the tournament’s identity as the lone regular-season team competition on the PGA Tour gives it a cache all its own.

Come Sunday at TPC Louisiana, the team of Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith proved the strongest. After starting the day one-stroke back of Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel, the Aussies grabbed the lead on the front nine, gave it back on the back nine and then made an improbable birdie on the 16th hole to eventually force a playoff. On the first extra

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