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An historic change in government is coming to Quebec. The governing Liberal party was defeated in […]

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This time frame is longer than the estimate that Treasury Secretary Mnuchin gave when he negotiated the program for cash payments with congressional leaders.

Originally set for July, the convention has been rescheduled for mid-August in Milwaukee because of the coronavirus.

At a White House briefing Thursday, officials vowed that some of the first systems for loans or payments would be up and running as soon as Friday.

Voter Resources

Project Sunlight: Track lobbying activities, member item spending and other legislation in New York. An initiative of the NYS Office of the Attorney General.

League of Women Voters DemocracyNet: Great one-stop election resource.

NYS Board of Elections Campaign Finance Database: Enter the last name of any candidate in New York to find out where the money comes from and where it’s going.

Open Secrets: Campaign finance information broken down by industry, region, etc., for mostly federal politicans. An excellent starting point for following
money in politics.

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