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Veteran Legislation from around the Web

NATIONAL Task force to highlight ‘forgotten’ and ‘invisible’ women veterans[1] There are approximately 2 million women veterans in the US today. Women make up about 10 percent of the nation’s veteran population, 17 percent of current military personnel, and 30 percent of military service academy students. The number of women using VA care has tripled over the last two decades. Previous studies noted that one in four women veterans faced […]

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November 5, 2019 Elections

ELECTION COVERAGE SPOTLIGHT Voters in several states headed to polls on Tuesday, November 5. The elections could lead to major shifts in power and potentially serve as bellwether elections – indicating how much momentum Democrats have kept since the midterms in 2018, offering a glimpse of potential party performance for 2020. Kentucky Governor Republican Governor Matt Bevin is challenged by state Attorney General Andy Beshear (Democrat). Bevin’s low approval ratings […]

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International Cryptocurrency Developments

RUSSIA AND CRYPTOCURRENCY[1] Russia has struggled to pass cryptocurrency reform for over two years, since January 2018. Various government agencies and the central bank worked on several different bills—including the law on digital financial assets and the law on crowdfunding—without regularly consulting one another. While the law on crowdfunding passed this August, going into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, the law on digital financial assets was fought over until the […]

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Attorney General[1] Attorney General Jeff Landry (R) got his second term as the state’s top lawyer by defeating his opponent with a margin of over 400,000 votes. His record while in office, including the establishment of the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation and his current lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturers, appealed to voters. St. George Becomes a City[2] Southeastern East Baton Rouge Parish voters voted to create the city of St. […]

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