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Our finances, portfolios and the markets are affected daily by the policies and politics coming out of Washington. In each episode of WashingtonWise Investor, host Mike Townsend, Charles Schwab’s Vice President for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, focuses a non-partisan eye on the stories that matter most to investors, and his guests offer actionable suggestions for what to do--and what not to do--with your portfolio. Podcasts are for informational purposes only. This channel is not monit ...
 
Criminal lawyer Michael Spratt and legal expert Emilie Taman discuss issues at the intersection of law, politics, and policy. What happens in our courts and the halls of power affects you. Feed your brain with answers to your most burning political and legal questions. Check out more at: www.michaelspratt.com And join the Docket's discord channel to chat and listen to live recordings: https://discord.gg/2TzUamZ
 
Zoo Logic with animal trainer, zoo advocate, and ZOOmility author, Dr. Grey Stafford, is a weekly conversation with zoo, aquarium, and animal experts about Nature, wildlife, pets, animal training with positive reinforcement, health and welfare, research, conservation, and education, sustainability, zoo politics, activism and legislation, and all things animals! On Zoo Logic, we’ll go behind the scenes with animal professionals and influencers from around the world to explore the latest Zoos ...
 
Welcome to the ON Parliament Podcast where we spread the word on Parliament! Every month, we will be releasing a new episode where we will discuss the inner workings of parliament, explore its history, the amazing building, interview special guests and much more! Hosted by the Parliamentary Protocol and Public Relations Branch for the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. ON Parliament aims to demystify the function, importance, and history of Ontario’s Legislature. For more information about Ont ...
 
People spend far too much time looking just at the federal government. The same is true with podcasts. Instead, the discussions hosted on Across the States focus on state issues and state solutions within state capitols, by state legislators and with state policy experts. The American Legislative Exchange Council is the country's largest voluntary membership organization of state legislators in the United States. It acts as a forum to exchange ideas and develop state-based solutions.
 
Energy Policy Watch is a joint project between Hart Energy & Cornerstone Government Affairs. The podcast is hosted by Jack Belcher, Principal, Advisory Services, Cornerstone. Episodes will be interviews with policymakers and subject matter experts/professionals on energy policy and discussions around major issues impacting oil and gas. Initial guests include Rep. Dan Crenshaw, Rep. Lizzy Fletcher, Rep. Kevin Brady, and Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick.
 
You can find the region's most in-depth look at New York State politics and government each week on The Legislative Gazette. Hosted by David Guistina, the program features regular commentary by syndicated columnist and political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock. On each program, the award-winning WAMC News Team combines forces to bring you a wrap-up of the week's political news, the goings on in and around the legislature, and the stories that will keep you well-informed and in the know.
 
NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network (SCJN), has initiated a conference call series entitled National Advocacy Calls on Developing Legislation (NACDL). The teleconferences generally feature an expert on an issue area and are designed to inform criminal defense lawyers and advocates across the country on a variety of criminal justice issues. Key to the calls is informing participants of any legislation or litigation pending that seeks progressive reform on the issue, and serves as a call to ...
 
The Lowy Institute is an independent, nonpartisan international policy think tank located in Sydney, Australia. The Institute provides high-quality research and distinctive perspectives on foreign policy trends shaping Australia and the world. On Soundcloud we host podcasts from our events with high-level guest speakers as well as our own experts. Essential listening for anyone seeking to better understand foreign policy challenges!
 
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This week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that he’s lifting all remaining state COVID-19 restrictions, including requirements for mask-wearing and social distancing, and capacity limits at events. The announcement comes after New York reached the governor’s goal of 70% of adults receiving at least one dose of the vaccine. We also hear…
 
https://www.einsteinretirementworkshops.com/Einstein Retirement Daily, its content, and its presenter are not giving specific tax, legal or investment advice. If you hear something in our show that causes you to want to take specific action, please consult with the appropriate professional who knows your specific circumstance before taking any acti…
 
A conversation with Ted Hui, the pro-democracy politician who made the tough call to abandon Hong Kong and seek refuge in Australia. How did the crackdown on the city’s democratic freedoms affect him and his family? What happens to Hong Kong now? How will he fight for his city’s freedoms from his home in Adelaide?Ben Bland, Director of the Lowy Ins…
 
Last year we met Elmhurst gardener Nicole Virgil, who was fighting for the right to put up a hoop house in her garden. A hoop house is an inexpensive way to help extend the growing season. It protects the crops from the wind and snow and can keep the soil from freezing. Virgil took her fight all the way to the state legislature. Curious City’s Moni…
 
When fires swept into Malden, WA on Labor Day, 80% of the town burned to the ground. It took months to get relief. Now, new legislation aims to get help after disaster much more quickly to rural communities like Malden. Bill Radke spoke with Scott Hokonson, a town council member for Malden, and the leading the Pine Creek Community Restoration force…
 
Tax collections are projected to rise sharply in Wisconsin, giving the state government an unexpected windfall. What can they do with the money—and what should they do? The Wisconsin Policy Forum recently released a report about this called “A Golden Opportunity for Wisconsin.” In it, they write that Wisconsin has a “once-in-a-generation chance to …
 
Legislation that would determine how the topics of racism and sexism are talked about in publicly funded entities, like schools or businesses with government contracts, is still on the table in New Hampshire. The proposed legislation started as House Bill 544 , the so-called “divisive concepts” bill. Some schools, business owners and other communit…
 
The two Democrats and two Republicans in charge of redrawing the state’s new congressional and legislative districts are in disagreement over how to start drawing lines. The U.S. Census Bureau has not yet released the final data states need to start drawing districts, but Montana’s Districting and Apportionment Commission met Thursday to talk about…
 
The guest on this podcast is Paul Manna, a professor of government and public policy at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va. Manna has written extensively about federal and state education policy. A key focus of Manna’s research concerns the role of principals in K-12 education and ways to identify and groom candidates to become principals. Manna ta…
 
The name Pekingese gives you a clue to the origins of this breed. At one time, these small dogs (usually 7-14 pounds) could be owned only by the royal family of China, where they lived in the palace and even had their own servants. In the late 1800's, they were brought to Britain, and later to America. In 1906, the American Kennel Club registered i…
 
Juneteenth, the celebration to commemorate the end of chattel slavery in the United States, is the newest federal holiday after President Biden signed it into law on Thursday. It's another example of how the racial reckoning following the murder of George Floyd has been reshaping the way Americans think and talk about race. That shift is also evide…
 
This Week: President Biden returned from his first European trip where he met with the G7, NATO allies and a highly anticipated meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin. FOX News Washington Correspondent Rachel Sutherland recaps the President's foreign trip with FOX News Radio's International Reporter Simon Owen. The Supreme Court issued ruli…
 
This week on IndyMatters, Reporter Howard Stutz and Host Joey Lovato are back with the second installment of our three-part series “Flashback,” which explores the history of the gaming industry in Nevada. Then, Joey and Reporter Tabitha Mueller interview Samantha Glover, a 16-year-old from Reno who helped write and pass a bill that would provide fr…
 
First on today’s show, Friday host Esty Dinur talks with journalist Ioan Grillo about his new book, Blood Gun Money: How America Arms Gangs and Cartels, investigating the enormous black market for firearms. Then, Gabriel and John Shipton, the brother and father of Julian Assange, join for a brief segment to discuss Home Run For Julian, their coast-…
 
No Talking Points: Season One, Episode Seventeen Thursday, June 17, 2021 Moderator: Janet E Silver, iPolitics Chattering Class: Kady O’Malley, iPolitics | Jacques Gallant, Toronto Star | Raisa Patel, Toronto Star Six members of the Green party federal council – the party’s governing body – called for an emergency meeting to discuss a non-confidence…
 
How we define families has always changed. It's gone beyond the so-called nuclear family to include step parents, foster children, and also caregivers, drag mothers, and friends. We sometimes call these our chosen family. Bill Radke speaks with Attorney Melissa Hall, from Smol Law, and Community Advocate and activist Saara Majid about the struggle …
 
The summer solstice marks the long descent toward gray and dark Seattle winters. But it also marks one of humanity's long running celebrations across religions and cultures. Bill Radke speaks with Beth Ambary from Gathering Ground, who's set up some celebratory labyrinths at St. Marks Cathedral on Capitol Hill.…
 
What drove Lord McFall of Alcluith to stand for election as Lord Speaker, and what does he hope to achieve? This month we speak to the newly elected Lord Speaker about his career as a teacher and then in Parliament. ‘The best think tank in town’ Lord McFall also explains what makes the House of Lords unique, responding to the pandemic and how he th…
 
Last month, President Biden laid out an ambitious goal: to get 70% of adults in the U.S. at least one vaccine dose by July 4. With less than three weeks to go, that goal may too ambitious, Harvard epidemiologist Bill Hanage tells NPR, and some states may see localized outbreaks this year. Still — nearly two dozen states have already exceeded the 70…
 
In this episode of The Director’s Chair, Michael Fullilove speaks with the Brookings Institution scholar and Merkel-watcher Dr Constanze Stelzenmüller. Constanze holds the Fritz Stern Chair at Brookings.Michael and Constanze talk about the chancellorship of Angela Merkel, her legacy, and look to the future of German politics. Constanze reflects on …
 
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