In Australia, the government of the state of Western Australia has defended the use of emergency services levy money to fund artwork for fire stations. The government has a long-standing, bipartisan policy that 1 percent of the cost any public buildings costing over $2 million must go to art. Some firefighters and government officials say emergency services levy funds should only go to firefighting equipment. But Emergency Services Minister Francis Logan says there's plenty of money to go around, noting that funding of brush fire battalions has increased by an average of 4.5 percent a year.
Harris' origins allow her to properly claim Asian or Black/African American legal status, and she has chosen the latter.
Officials claim doing business is a revocable “privilege,” but many Americans see it as a right that they’ll exercise with or without licenses and permits.
Joe Biden announced today that Harris will be his Democratic running mate.
"I’m a vegetarian and I love dogs, like Hitler. But the only thing I have in common with Hitler are the good bits!"