Ghana approves tax on electronic payments despite opposition protest

ACCRA, March 29 (Reuters) – The Ghanaian parliament on Tuesday approved a new 1.5% tax on electronic payments, known as “electronic collection”, after the opposition left in protest. Finance Minister Ken Ofory-Ata proposed an electronic levy in November to expand the tax network and presented it as a panacea for Ghana’s financial woes. The opposition … Read more

Rockland approves Route 3 electronic billboard with no opposition

ROCKLAND – A local developer has received the approval of an electronic billboard along Route 3 without opposition at a meeting of the Rockland Board of Appeal, as opposed to similar proposals in Quincy, Milton and Weymouth. The council approved a special permit for billboards on 61 Accord Park Road on Tuesday night. WN Realty … Read more

Georgia House passes 3 controversial education bills despite opposition

Georgia’s House of Representatives passed three controversial Republican education bills on Friday, despite fierce opposition from Democrats. HB 1: Eliminate freedom of speech zones HB 1 eliminates “freedom of speech zones” on college campuses. It will also limit the ability of colleges to prevent performances on campus. The bill states that students, faculty, and guests … Read more

Educators, students stage Statehouse Day of Action in opposition to education bills | Politics

Jennifer McCormick, a former head of public education, speaks at Indiana Action Day for public education at the Indiana State House on Monday, February 21st. Her post was appointed instead of an election in 2020, when she was replaced by Education Minister Katie Jenner. Taylor Wooten, INDIANOPOLIS — On President’s Day, when teachers usually … Read more

Decatur School Board shares opposition to education bills banning ‘divisive’ concepts – Decaturish

Decatur, GA – Education has been a central theme of the 2022 legislative session, as bills have been introduced banning the teaching of sharing concepts in schools. At least four bills would ban some instructions on racial issues if passed, including Senate Bill 375 and House of Representatives Bill 888. Two of the major bills, … Read more