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The Senate will vote on a bill that would dramatically change how elections are run next month, the body’s top Democrat said Friday. S. 1, also known as the For the People Act, will be voted on during the last full week...
Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) called out the Senate's proposed $10 billion bailout for Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, included in a bill to increase U.S. competitiveness over China. Senator Hawley also criticized Amazon's purchase of MGM, saying the "sale...
GOP lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill that would restrict federal funding to U.S. jurisdictions that do not support the rule of law. The “Lawless Cities Accountability Act,” whose chief sponsor is Rep. Matt Rosendale (R-Mont.), makes the case that...
Two bills will be introduced to counter critical race theory at the federal level, Rep. Dan Bishop (R-N.C.) announced with some GOP House members at a press conference in front of the Capitol on Wednesday. One bill is Combat Racist Training in the...
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a bill that incorporates the doctrine of “equity, cultural competency, and dismantling institutional racism” into the training for all K–12 educators across the state. Under Senate Bill 5044 (pdf)—which passed the state legislature...
A Florida bill that seeks to protect the integrity of elections has been hit with legal challenges immediately after it became law. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on May 6 signed into law the Republican-backed Senate Bill 90, which adds safeguards to the way people vote using...
On Monday, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, allowed a bill that prevents government agencies from training employees on divisive concepts of race and sex to become law without his signature. The law S.B. 627 prohibits agencies from teaching employees, contractors, or...
Democrats in Colorado’s legislature have introduced three new gun-control measures in recent days after the mass shooting at a Boulder supermarket that left 10 dead. “There’s nothing we can do to bring back the lives that were stolen from us. There’s no single policy we can...
The Florida legislature on April 29 passed a bill to prohibit social media platforms with huge user bases from knowingly deplatforming politicians and other Floridians. If a social media company deplatforms a user they know to be a political candidate they face...
A group of Senate Republicans, led by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), have introduced a bill that would allow individuals with concealed carry privileges in their home state to exercise those rights in any other state with concealed carry laws. “This bill...
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Friday that he does not support a bill that would make Washington D.C. the nation’s 51st state, dealing a blow to the initiative that Republicans have panned as an unconstitutional power grab. “If Congress wants to make...
President @JoeBiden is out this morning with a monster list of tax increases. Here they are in a thread for your convenience. 1/https://t.co/2jBiuZEH3E— Ryan "Two Pfizer Shots and Covid Immune" Ellis (@RyanLEllis) April 28, 2021 President Joe Biden is...
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, America First Legal (AFL) filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas to stop the Biden Administration from administering a program created by Congress in the American Rescue...
A pair of Republican congressmen are calling on the Department of Education to reconsider spending federal dollars to promote critical race theory in civics and history classes across the country. In a letter (below and here) to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, Reps....