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Monthly Archives: May 2013

B.C. Journal: David Eby says challenging Christy Clark is like running against “a ghost”

Excerpt: British Columbi­a’s New Demo­c­ra­t­ic Par­ty (NDP) may be lead­ing in the polls ahead of this Tues­day’s provin­cial elec­tion, but in order to actu­al­ly assume pow­er and become the major­i­ty par­ty in the B.C. Leg­isla­tive Assem­bly, the NDP has to cap­ture at least half a dozen rid­ings cur­rent­ly rep­re­sent­ed by Lib­er­als or inde­pen­dents, plus hold onto […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Our Environment, Series & Special Reports
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B.C. Journal: 2013 campaign enters the home stretch in Canada’s third largest province

Excerpt: Good morn­ing from Coquitlam! As we announced ear­li­er this week, I am vis­it­ing our north­ern neigh­bors this week­end to cov­er the 2013 British Colum­bia provin­cial elec­tions, which will con­clude this Tues­day, May 14th. Whichev­er par­ty wins will most like­ly form B.C.‘s next gov­ern­ment and run the province for the next few years… so the out­come […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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Senseless South Carolina lawmakers approve bill that seeks to nullify Patient Protection Act

Excerpt: Fol­low­ing in the foot­steps of the Repub­li­can-con­trolled state House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives in Okla­homa, six­ty-five mem­bers of South Car­oli­na’s House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives vot­ed this week to approve a bill that attempts to nul­li­fy the land­mark Patient Pro­tec­tion Act with­in the bor­ders of the Pal­met­to State. The bill, H. 3101, seeks to: … ren­der null and void cer­tain uncon­sti­tu­tion­al […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Healthcare, Legislative Advocacy
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