Woonsocket City Council Special Meeting - Nov 07 2022

 

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City Council Special Meeting - Nov 07 2022

 

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President Biden is approving a bill to prevent a national railroad strike. The President signed the bill at the White House today. The measure forces a deal between freight railroads and their unions, averting a December 9th shutdown that could've crippled the economy ahead of the holiday season.       The nation's economy added more jobs than expected in November. The Labor Department says 263-thousand jobs were created last month. That's more than the 200-thousand experts had predicted.       Lawmakers in Texas are accessing confidential information about the Uvalde school shooting through nondisclosure agreements. The two state representatives and four senators signed agreements with the Department of Public Safety to keep the records secret. The agreements are part of the state secrecy that's surrounded the probe of the shooting that killed 21 people back in May.       A new survey says twice as many men own a gun compared to women. The poll from Gallup found 43-percent of men own a weapon while just 22-percent of women say the same thing. There's also a gap in how the genders view the nation's gun laws as 62-percent of women believe laws should be toughened.       Kevin McCarthy's road to become Speaker of the House isn't getting any easier. Colorado Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert says she's "not committed" to having McCarthy as the next Speaker. Boebert tells KDVR-TV she and other conservative Republicans are negotiating with California's McCarthy over the way the House operates.       There hasn't been a Mega Millions jackpot winner in weeks, but lottery players are hoping luck is on their side tonight. The top prize for the popular game has grown to 333-million-dollars after no one correctly picked all of the winning numbers for Tuesday's drawing. Those who want to take part just have to pay two-dollars to buy a ticket.