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The 40-day headache: Your guide to the 2020 Georgia General Assembly – Atlanta Magazine

Illustration by Sam Island On January 13, lawmakers from across Georgia will converge under the Gold Dome downtown for the annual session of the General Assembly. Working under a 40-day deadline, 180 representatives and 56 senators will debate bills on issues like education, transportation, and healthcare. They’ll also fulfill their only constitutional obligation: approving a… Read More »

INCA welcomes greater certainty that the General Election will bring

London, UK, 13 December 2019 – The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) has today congratulated new Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his historic election victory, welcoming the greater certainty the result will bring. INCA CEO Malcolm Corbett said: “On behalf of our members INCA offers congratulations to the Prime Minister for his historic General Election… Read More »

General election 2019: Tory pledge to boost GP numbers

The Tories say they will deliver 6,000 more doctors in general practice in England by 2024-25 to increase patient appointments, if they win the election. They claim they will reach that target through additional doctors working and training in surgeries, international recruitment and better retention. However, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said a previous Tory pledge… Read More »

General election 2019: Tory plan to attract more NHS staff from abroad

The Conservatives say they will make it easier for doctors and nurses from around the world to work in the UK after Brexit, if they win the election. The party would introduce an “NHS visa” as part of a promised “points-based immigration system”. But Labour said the policy was “full of holes,” with nothing to… Read More »

General Election 2019: Don’t politicise health service – NHS boss

Media playback is unsupported on your device Parties should not use the NHS as “a political weapon” in the election campaign, health service bosses say. NHS Providers chief Chris Hopson said “over-dramatising NHS difficulties” or making “disingenuous” funding claims did the service “no favours”. Both the Tories and Labour are vowing to spend billions to… Read More »