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...round of scrutiny, public comment and wrangling between borough members during several committee meetings and the general assembly meeting. It will go through one more round of public comment before being adopted by the assembly during its June...
Nearly half of states expect to confront big budget gaps

...plan, has suggested cuts to health care, local governments and other areas. But lawmakers in the Democratic-led General Assembly say spending cuts alone will not close the gap. In Kansas, the Republican governor and GOP-dominated Legislature...

...Ministry of Justice said it filed the lawsuit after Al-Wefaq broke the law and its own statutes by "holding two general assemblies without following the quorum rules, and calling for two others in a total lack of transparency." The ministry's...
A grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza

...territories of asking the world to force Israel to accept the Palestinians' terms - a follow-up to the U.N. General Assembly's recognition in 2012 of a "state of Palestine" in all of Gaza, the West Bank and east Jerusalem. The Palestinians...
Sen. David Long's bold play

...take an oath to uphold the state and U.S. Constitutions and abide by any instructions given to delegates by the General Assembly." It also establishes "Indiana's intention to send two delegates and two alternate delegates to an Article V...
The president's U.N. speech

President Obama's speech to the United Nations General Assembly in New York was flawed, displaying a type of moral equivalency that does not exist for America's enemies.His claim that...
War by euphemism

...make a fetish of the United Nations. As soon as he took office, the president gave an achingly naive speech to the General Assembly in which he promised "a new chapter of international cooperation." What did the president get for his good intentions...

...against anti-government rebels.Such is the complicated progress report that Obama carries toward the United Nations General Assembly next week, his final moment on a world stage before the U.S. election on Nov. 6. For that election, Pew Research...
Hugo Chavez, fiery Venezuelan leader, dies at 58

...folk songs. Chavez carried his in-your-face style to the world stage as well. In a 2006 speech to the U.N. General Assembly, he called President George W. Bush the devil, saying the podium reeked of sulfur after the U.S. president's...
'Occupy' movement benefits from strength of many ideas

...our lawmakers and those who mold public opinion through their control of the media. This movement has legs; The "General Assembly" decision-making method we use guarantees that everyone has a voice and that the strength of ideas -- rather...


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