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Will the DARK ACT get past the Senate?

Apart from enjoying his music for nigh on 50 years I have been so impressed with Neil Young’s environmental work and contribution to ‘Farm Aid’ over many years that one day recently I was inspired to write; 765 more words

Human Rights

Ekweremadu Laments Increased BH Attacks Under PMB

The embattled Senate Deputy President, Ike
Ekweremadu, has taken a swipe at President
Muhammadu Buhari, while expressing worries
over the increased attacks by members of the… 812 more words

APC Leaders To Decide Over Saraki, Dogara Actions

The leadership of the All Progressives
Congress (APC) has in clear terms, expressed
its disappointment with the National
Assembly leaders over what transpired in both… 346 more words

The Senate

Senator Madigan welcomes Senate inquiry

Press release June 24 2015

“Now is the time to consult, listen, review and act.”

The Senate voted today to establish a select committee to inquire into the Murray Darling Basin Plan. 312 more words

The Big Picture

GOP In Congress Vote To Empower Obama On Trade

The Hill — The Senate on Tuesday voted to advance President Obama’s trade agenda, approving a measure to end debate on fast-track authority.

The 60-37 motion sets up a vote on final passage on Wednesday. 92 more words


Senators repay $110,000 in dubious claims before grace period ends today

OTTAWA — Nineteen senators flagged with problematic expenses by the auditor general have opted to challenge the findings before a special arbitrator.

Six of those senators are among a group of nine being referred to the RCMP for a criminal review. 342 more words


Don't Repeal country-of-origin labeling on food

I’m here asking for your support on food labeling. The House passed the bill. Now, it’s up to the Senate. Canada and Mexico claim labeling requirements put their cows and pigs at a disadvantage. 106 more words