In the Senate, Bernard Arnault portrays himself as a benefactor of the press

Bernard Arnault before his hearing before the commission of inquiry into concentration in the media, in the Senate, in Paris, on January 20, 2022. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP The media for Bernard Arnault? Almost a charity. The luxury billionaire, who was auditioned Thursday, January 20 by the commission of inquiry into concentration in … Read more

Biden backs Senate rule change to pass minority suffrage laws

US President Joe Biden speaks in favor of changing Senate rules in Atlanta, Georgia, Tuesday, January 11, 2022. PATRICK SEMANSKY / AP Joe Biden said on Tuesday, January 11, that he would support a high-risk change in Senate rules if necessary “To prevent a minority of senators from blocking” a vast reform on the right … Read more

Senate Democrats present Plan C for immigration reform to the Parliamentarian | Univision Immigration News

It includes a clause that creates a new program for some 7 million undocumented persons who have been in the country since before January 1, 2011, who will qualify for a temporary protection of deportation, a work permit and authorization to travel abroad and return with the same status. The project adds that, five years … Read more

Democrats get ready to deliver their “Plan C” with a third immigration proposal to the Senate ‘parliamentarian’ | Univision Immigration News

A Senate Democratic committee – headed by the office of Leader Charles Schumer – is preparing to meet this week with the Upper House’s top aide, attorney Elizabeth MacDonough, and formally deliver the so-called ‘Plan C’ immigration as part of the ‘budget reconciliation’ package that will be evaluated by senators. “Last week there was a … Read more

Where 2G and 2G plus applies from Saturday

Berlin – New corona measures are coming to Berliners. The Senate expanded the 2G rule on Tuesday. 2G means: only vaccinated and convalescent have access (2G). With 2G plus, vaccinated and convalescent people also need a mask. Where a mask is impractical, it should be a negative test. Children under the age of 18 are … Read more

IPC Welcomes Language in Senate Defense Appropriations Bill Supporting R&D on Lead-Free Electronics

IPC Welcomes Language in Senate Defense Appropriations Bill Supporting R&D on Lead-Free Electronics The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee this week released their fiscal year 2022 defense appropriations bill, which for the first time included language supporting further research and development (R&D) into the issues surrounding lead-free electronics in mission-critical applications. IPC and its allies have … Read more

Senate Appropriators Increase NASA’s Budget a Tad, But Not Enough for a Second HLS –

The Senate Appropriations Committee released the FY2022 appropriations bill that funds NASA today, skipping over subcommittee and full committee markups as it did last year. The Commerce-Justice-Science (CJS) bill provides $24.837 billion for NASA, almost the same as the request.  While it adds $100 million for a second lunar landing system, it is not enough … Read more

New Senate plan for undocumented immigrants is limited to protection against deportation | Univision Immigration News

Senate Democrats are working on the final details of a new plan to convince the Senate’s top aide, attorney Elizabeth MacDonough, to agree to include a pathway for legal protection of undocumented immigrants in the 2022 Expense Budget Reconciliation Package. But unlike the first two attempts, both with a path to the Green Card and … Read more

The Senate votes in favor of raising the debt ceiling until December | Univision Politics News

The final vote was 50 in favor and 48 against. Now the House of Representatives will have to approve it and then it will be sent to President Joe Biden for his signature. Hours earlier, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced that they would accept the proposal that Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell had offered … Read more