government and public administration

Liz Truss admits mistakes on controversial tax cut plan, but doubles it anyway

London CNN — British Prime Minister Liz Truss admitted mistakes had been made with his government’s controversial ‘mini-budget’ announced last week – which sent the pound to historic lows and caused market chaos – but stuck to his policy. Speaking to the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg on Sunday morning framework said: “I accept that we should …

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Federal judge rules against voting rights group founded by Abrams in Georgia

CNN — A federal judge ruled against a voting rights group founded by Georgia Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams on Friday in a challenge to state election laws. U.S. District Judge Steve Jones ruled against ‘Fair Fight Action’ over allegations regarding Georgia’s ‘exact match’ voter registration policy, absentee ballot voiding practices and recording inaccuracies. “While Georgia’s …

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The Fed’s preferred measure of inflation shows prices rose again last month

CNN — After hitting an alarming 40-year high in June, the Fed’s preferred benchmark for consumer inflation is once again flashing a warning sign about persistently high prices. The Bureau of Economic Analysis said on Friday that the personal consumption expenditures price index for August rose 6.2% from a year earlier, after a revised July …

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Ketanji Brown Jackson’s first few months at the fractured Supreme Court

CNN  —  Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has joined an institution of isolated chambers and archaic procedures. It is also a place that has lost the public’s trust. So, as she navigates the cloistered corridors, she’ll also have to watch her footing in the ongoing debate over the institution’s legitimacy. In some respects, Jackson …

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6 GOP-led states sue Biden over student loan cancellation plan

Washington CNN — Six Republican-led states prosecuted President Joe Biden Thursday with the aim of blocking his student loan cancellation plan to take effect. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Missouri by state attorneys general from Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska and South Carolina, as well as legal representatives from Iowa. “In addition to …

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Kamala Harris visits DMZ amid tension over North Korean missile launch

CNN — Visit of US Vice President Kamala Harris the demilitarized zone which divides North Korea and South Korea on Thursday, the last leg of its four-day trip to Asia. Harris condemned North Korea’s Kim Jong Un as he stood in the heavily reinforced area, a day after Pyongyang fired two ballistic missiles into waters …

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Student Loan Forgiveness: Biden Administration Begins Student Loan Debt Forgiveness Process

CNN — The Biden administration on Thursday launches its efforts towards the cancellation of student loan debt, send updates on the process via email before the application window opens next month. In August, President Joe Biden announced his decision to forgive up to $10,000 in student loan debt for people earning less than $125,000 a …

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Supreme Court inauguration marks another historic first for Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

CNN — The Supreme Courta venue bound by tradition and formality, will hold one of its most scripted rituals on Friday for a judge whose nomination broke the mold of history. The investiture ceremony of Ketanji Brown Jacksonthe first black woman on the bench, will be marked by the pomp of the ages, including the …

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