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NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre files motion to be removed from Mississippi welfare lawsuit

Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre is asking to be removed from a lawsuit by the state of Mississippi that seeks to recover millions of dollars in misspent welfare money that was intended to help some of the poorest people in the US. An attorney for Favre filed papers on Monday saying the Mississippi Department of Human … Read more

Favre asks to be dismissed from Mississippi welfare lawsuit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre is asking to be removed from a lawsuit by the state of Mississippi that seeks to recover millions of dollars in misspent welfare money that was intended to help some of the poorest people in the U.S. An attorney for Favre filed papers on Monday saying the Mississippi … Read more

Patiala: Purchased with welfare funds, IAS officers keep laptops for personal use : The Tribune India

Tribune News Service Karam Prakash Patiala, November 23 Several senior IAS officers, posted in the Labour Department on various posts, did not bother to hand over the official laptops at the time of leaving the department. The information has been revealed in an RTI reply. A copy is available with The Tribune. The … Read more

Supreme Court Justices Appear To Favor Most Of Native Child Welfare Law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appeared likely Wednesday to leave in place most of a federal law that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings of Native children. The justices heard more than three hours of arguments in a broad challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act, enacted in … Read more

Welfare implications of electric bike subsidies

Electric bikes are a viable alternative to cars in urban areas, but how effective they are at reducing carbon emissions is unclear. This column finds that a 2018 Swedish e-bike subsidy programme was successful in persuading people to buy an e-bike, and there was considerable substitution of biking for driving. However, for the programme to be … Read more

Carl Icahn loses proxy fight with McDonald’s over animal welfare

Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016. David A. Grogan | CNBC Activist investor Carl Icahn lost his proxy fight with McDonald’s on Thursday, signaling that shareholders weren’t swayed by his animal-welfare concerns. Preliminary counts of votes during the company’s annual shareholder meeting showed that Icahn’s board nominees only … Read more

McDonald’s shareholders vote on Carl Icahn proxy fight over animal welfare

Signage outside a McDonald’s Corp. fast food restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images McDonald’s shareholders meeting on Thursday morning will mark the climax of a proxy fight waged by activist investor Carl Icahn, who is pushing for two seats on the fast-food giant’s board … Read more

Kurt Zouma: West Ham centre-back charged with animal welfare offences | Football News

Kurt Zouma arrived at court on Tuesday charged with three offences under the Animal Welfare Act after video emerged in February of him allegedly kicking and slapping his cat. The West Ham defender will appear at Thames Magistrates’ Court alongside his brother Yoan for a first hearing. Yoan Zouma is alleged to have filmed the … Read more