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Gun Bill a No-Show at New York Legislature, New Special Session Convened
Gun Bill a No-Show at New York Legislature, New Special Session Convened
Gun Bill a No-Show at New York Legislature, New Special Session Convened
2022-07-01 15:22:55
by Reece Nations

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York lawmakers’ plans to cast votes on concealed carry gun legislation Thursday were delayed for hours by surprise negotiations on the extension of mayoral control of public education and an amendment to the state constitution to... Read More

Technology
House Majority Leader Unveils Updated Dome Directory App
House Majority Leader Unveils Updated Dome Directory App

WASHINGTON — House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., has long been an advocate for using technology to help Congress work better and with more transparency for its members’ constituents. In 2015, for instance, it was Hoyer, with help from his... Read More

Same-Sex Couples Updating Legal Status After Abortion Ruling

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Emails and phone calls from same-sex couples, worried about the legal status of their marriages and... Read More

2022-07-01 12:43:57
Abortion, Women's Rights Grow as Priorities: AP-NORC Poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll finds a growing percentage of Americans calling out abortion or women’s rights as priorities... Read More

2022-07-01 12:32:38
Panelists Urge Respect at Religious Freedom Summit

WASHINGTON — The International Religious Freedom Summit 2022 came to a close in Washington on Thursday, but not before putting... Read More

2022-06-30 23:04:10

Immigration

What They’re Saying About the End of the ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy 
Immigration
What They’re Saying About the End of the 'Remain in Mexico' Policy 
2022-06-30 21:49:11
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justices on Thursday approved the Biden administration’s attempts to rescind the Migrant Protection Protocol, or the “Remain in Mexico” border policy, dealing a blow to Republican-led states’ attempts to prolong the enforcement of Trump-era immigration policy.... Read More

Supreme Court

Jackson Sworn In, Becomes 1st Black Woman on Supreme Court
Supreme Court
Jackson Sworn In, Becomes 1st Black Woman on Supreme Court
2022-06-30 20:50:54
by Home

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court on Thursday, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation's highest court. The 51-year-old Jackson is the court's 116th justice, and she took... Read More

Environment

Environmentalists Tell Congress Recycling Could Create a Market Opportunity
Environment
Environmentalists Tell Congress Recycling Could Create a Market Opportunity
2022-06-30 20:47:05
by Tom Ramstack

WASHINGTON — A congressional panel tried to move forward Thursday with a more aggressive effort to recycle the nation’s wastes on the same day the Supreme Court dealt the Biden administration’s environmental agenda a severe setback. A House Energy and... Read More

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2022-06-30 19:25:46
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court to Hear Case on State Authority Over Elections

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear an appeal from North Carolina Republicans that could ultimately remove... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear an appeal from North Carolina Republicans that could ultimately remove state court authority over congressional redistricting.  If they decide for the petitioners in Moore v. Harper, the justices would dramatically... Read More

2022-06-30 17:54:34
by Madeline Hughes
Media Union Adds Opposition to Broadcast Deal

WASHINGTON — There’s increasing scrutiny on the deal that would allow 64 local news stations to be bought by the... Read More

WASHINGTON — There’s increasing scrutiny on the deal that would allow 64 local news stations to be bought by the hedge fund Standard General. Last week the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America and National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians-CWA filed... Read More

2022-06-30 16:09:37
by Home
Supreme Court Limits EPA Authority to Regulate Power Plant Emissions

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday dramatically limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate carbon emissions from power... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday dramatically limited the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate carbon emissions from power plants, dealing a major blow to the Biden administration’s efforts to address climate change. The 6-3 ruling written by Chief... Read More

2022-06-30 15:34:35
by Dan McCue
Justices Side With Biden on Bid to Rescind Trump-Era ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Biden administration’s decision to terminate the Trump-era Migrant Protection Protocol, also... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Biden administration’s decision to terminate the Trump-era Migrant Protection Protocol, also known as the Remain in Mexico policy, did not violate federal immigration law. The majority in the 5-4 decision also... Read More

2022-06-30 13:29:48
by Home
About Half Say Trump Should be Charged for 1/6: AP-NORC Poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — About half of Americans believe former President Donald Trump should be charged with a crime for his... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — About half of Americans believe former President Donald Trump should be charged with a crime for his role in the U.S. Capitol attack on Jan. 6, 2021, a new poll shows. The survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for... Read More

2022-06-30 13:23:39
by Home
Key Inflation Gauge Tracked by the Fed Remains a High 6.3%

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of inflation that is closely tracked by the Federal Reserve jumped 6.3% in May from... Read More

WASHINGTON (AP) — A measure of inflation that is closely tracked by the Federal Reserve jumped 6.3% in May from a year earlier, unchanged from its level in April. Thursday's report from the Commerce Department provided the latest evidence that... Read More

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