The Daily Populous

Monday December 12nd, 2022 morning edition

image for 75% of Texas voters under age 30 skipped the midterm elections. But why?

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The decline in participation is concerning for youth advocates, especially Texas Democrats who have doubled down on their efforts to register and turn out young voters in recent years.

… We saw that in some races here in Texas, but we didn't see that in all of them.”.

INTERACTIVE: See which Texas counties got redder, bluer in the 2022 midterm election.

Young voters made up 11 percent of the roughly 8.1 million people who cast a ballot this year.

There were also concerns of disenfranchisement at Texas A&M University, which did not have an early voting location on campus this year.

This involves everything from getting them information to building confidence in themselves as voters and in our electoral process. »

Amazon accused of stealing tips from delivery drivers

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Washington, D.C., Attorney General Karl Racine on Wednesday announced a lawsuit against Amazon that accuses the e-commerce giant of stealing tips from the e-commerce giant's delivery drivers and deceiving the customers about who was receiving gratuities.

The Federal Trade Commission in February 2021 required Amazon to pay $61.7 million to drivers deprived of tips from customers between 2016 and 2019.

Soon after Amazon Flex launched, however, the company started skimming drivers' tips, the FTC claims. »

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