Georgia Senate Committee to Hold Hearing with Attorney Investigating Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis

Atlanta, Georgia – The Georgia Senate committee is conducting an investigation into Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis. On Wednesday morning, the committee will hold a hearing with the attorney. This hearing comes as part of a larger effort to scrutinize Willis’s actions and decision-making in her role as district attorney. The hearing with District Attorney Willis is expected to delve into various aspects of her tenure and decisions. The Georgia Senate committee aims to determine whether Willis followed proper protocols and acted ethically in her position. They will also investigate any potential conflicts of … Read more

Maine Judiciary Committee Grapples with Gun Safety Legislation in Emotional Testimony

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Judiciary Committee in Augusta, Maine, heard extensive testimony on Tuesday regarding two newly proposed gun safety bills. Supporters and opponents of the legislation shared their perspectives during the hours-long hearing. One of the bills, LD 2086, aims to address gun trafficking by removing forfeited or abandoned firearms from circulation. The legislation also seeks to prevent the resale of firearms for criminal purposes. Senator Anne Carny, the sponsor of the bill, stated that it would update the state’s definition of “machine gun” and grant law enforcement jurisdiction over firearms equipped with devices … Read more

CoinDesk, a Leader in Cryptocurrency News, Undergoes Ownership Change and Forms Editorial Committee

New York, NY – CoinDesk, a leading source of news and information on cryptocurrency, digital assets, and the future of money, has recently updated its privacy policy, terms of use, cookies, and do not sell my personal information notices. As an award-winning media outlet, CoinDesk upholds the highest journalistic standards and adheres to a strict set of editorial policies. In an acquisition by Bullish Group, owner of the regulated institutional digital assets exchange Bullish, which took place in November 2023, Bullish now holds the majority ownership of CoinDesk. Both companies have interests in various blockchain … Read more

Kentucky Committee Approves Controversial Bill to Extend Teen Work Hours, Raises Concerns for Safety and Education

FRANKFORT, Kentucky — The safety and educational success of Kentucky teenagers may be at risk as a bill proposing longer and later working hours for minors has gained approval from a House committee. House Bill 255, sponsored by Rep. Phillip Pratt, aims to repeal Kentucky’s existing child labor laws and align them with less restrictive federal laws for 16 and 17-year-olds. Currently, Kentucky law limits the number of hours minors in this age group can work on a school day to six, with an increase to eight hours on non-school days and a total of … Read more