The Daily Populous

Saturday May 29th, 2021 morning edition

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The measure mustered a 54-35 vote which fell short of the 60 votes needed to advance the legislation in the 100-member Senate.

The 35 no votes were all Republicans.

Six Republicans voted in favor of the commission.

Trump had urged Republican lawmakers to vote against it and warned of "consequences" for those who supported it.

It was the first time this year that Republicans used the 60-vote hurdle, known as a filibuster, to defeat legislation.

Republicans did not defend these positions on the Senate floor before or after the vote.

The proposal previously passed the House of Representatives with the support of all Democrats and 1 in 6 Republicans after bipartisan negotiations. »

Amazon Wants to Eat Health Care Next

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The result would be great profits for people like him and the companies in which he invested, as health care would become as personalized and consumer-driven as shopping for clothes online.

Following years of rumor and hype about its health care intentions, it was reported this week that Amazon may soon launch brick-and-mortar pharmacies.

Amazon also has a forthcoming public health care offering known as Amazon Care, in which it will offer telemedicine and in-person care. »

Efficient meat and dairy farming needed to curb methane emissions, study finds

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But a new study finds that improving the efficiency of livestock production will be an even more effective strategy for reducing global methane emissions.

The authors found in the past two decades, advances in farming have made it possible to produce meat, eggs and milk with an increasingly smaller methane footprint.

The authors show that improving the efficiency of livestock farming, especially in some emerging economies, will be necessary to make meaningful cuts to methane emissions. »

Bill to Federally Decriminalize Marijuana, Expunge Records Reintroduced in Congress

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A bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level and allow people with cannabis-related convictions to have their records expunged has been reintroduced in Congress.

Nadler argued Friday that it's time for the federal government to "keep up" with state legalizations of the drug.

"Since I introduced the MORE Act last Congress, numerous states across the nation, including my home state of New York, have moved to legalize marijuana. »