Republican lawmakers are once again trying to make it more difficult for citizen groups to propose their own laws. A bill that’s moving through the Arizona legislature would impose new requirements that could keep a measure from ever getting to voters.
The White House announced Thursday that Pres. Donald Trump plans to sign the spending bill passed by both the House and Senate, but then sidestepped Congress and declared a national emergency to "stop the national security crisis at the border." KJZZ’s Fronteras and Mexico City desks fanned out across the region to speak with officials in both countries about the new plan for the border.
President Trump is expected to declare a national emergency to build a wall along the southern border of the United States. The controversial move is not unprecedented but it will likely draw legal challenges.
The White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump plans to sign a spending bill now before the House, then sidestep Congress and declare a national emergency to "stop the national security crisis at the border." Arizona officials are reacting to the news.
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President Trump will support a border security funding compromise reached by a group of bipartisan lawmakers, averting a partial government shutdown early Saturday — but he also will declare a national emergency in order to build the wall he's pushed for along the U.S.-Mexico border.
In a resolution, the ABA says it is urging all levels of government and correctional institutions across the country to enact policies that will "provide all women prisoners in all forms of detention, both adult and juvenile, with unrestricted access, on housing units, to free toilet paper and a range of free feminine hygiene products."
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