12 March 2019

Donald Trump - NY Att. Gen. subpoenas two banks over Trump Org. records


Albany, NY
original Dongan Charter (1686)

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Pakistan - Pakistan prime minister Imran launches low cost housing finance scheme

Ashfaq Ahmed

Islamabad, Pakistan

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ezs note:  The mention is very brief, in the fifth paragraph.  There, the transgender community is mentioned, as part of a government program regarding housing.  It's early to tell, but if it works well, it could bode well for the transgender community.

civil rights - Push for broader LGBT rights slowed by lack of GOP support

David Crary
Daily Freeman

Boonville, NC

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ezs note:  If you live in an area where the Congressperson or either one of the Senators is a Republican, all is not lost.  Remember, s/he represents you.  Write a letter or e-letter and in a polite yet firm missive, let your concerns be heard.



Massachusetts - MetLife Denied Her Disability Claim For Trans Surgery. Then It Voluntarily Reversed Course

Martha Bebinger

Florence, MA

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lead story - What does it mean to be transgender in South Dakota?

Trevor Mitchell
Sioux Falls Argus-Leader

Yankton, SD

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