Tag - Ed Markey

June 19 now a federal holiday

Post Date: June 17, 2021

Washington, DC: The House passed legislation Wednesday that would establish June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day, a US federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, sending the bill to President Biden who is expected to sign it after returning from his Europe tour. The bill passed the House 415-14 after the Senate unanimously passed...

Indian American Shiva Ayyadurai sues to block MA Senate race certification

Post Date: December 2, 2020

Washington, DC: As per media reports unsuccessful Senate race candidate Indian American Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai has sued to block the certification of the Sept. 1 Republican primary and the Nov. 3 general election in Massachusetts. In a lawsuit filed in federal court Nov. 20, Ayyadurai claims Secretary of State William Galvin ordered electronic voting machines to delete ballot...