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Feb 04 2021
California's grocers are up in arms about city-level hazard pay laws that require them to compensate employees with "hero pay" wage premiums during the pandemic.
The California Grocers Association (CGA) has filed several suits in federal court to overturn these laws, while individual companies have announced that the new costs are forcing them to close stores.
On Wednesday, theReason
Jan 04 2022
As of this writing, 695 people have been charged for federal crimes related to the January 6, 2021, Capitol breach—crimes motivated by the lie that Joe Biden won because of nationwide election fraud. Of those 695 people, not one has been charged with sedition, defined in the US Code as two or more people conspiring to “overthrow, put down, or to destroy” the government, “prevent, hinder, orMother Jones
Nov 17 2021
Kyle Rittenhouse's mother appealed for donors on behalf of a defense fund set up to help pay her son's legal costs as the jury continues deliberations in his case, CNN reported.
Wendy Rittenhouse made the appeal in an email and estimated that Kyle Rittenhouse's legal costs for the month of November will amount to $110,000, according to CNN.
She called the court battle "anThe Hill
Dec 20 2021
Former President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization have sued New York Attorney General Letitia James, asking for a federal court to halt or limit her office's ongoing investigations.
The lawsuit, which comes on the heels of James' office seeking to depose Trump as part of its civil fraud investigation into the Trump Organization, also seeks to enjoin James' involvement in anyCNN (Online News)
Sep 21 2021
The Biden administration is expressing horror over recent images that appear to show US Border Patrol agents on horseback confronting migrants along the Rio Grande.
Videos taken by Al Jazeera and Reuters appear to show law enforcement officers on horseback using aggressive tactics when confronting migrants, who are largely Haitian, to prevent them from crossing into the US.
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Jul 30 2020
New York (CNN Business) - In yet another sign that the economic recovery is teetering in a resurgence of coronavirus cases, the number of Americans filing first-time unemployment claims rose for the second week in a row.
Some 1.4 million people filed for initial jobless claims last week, up 12,000 from the prior week's revised level, which was the first increase in 16 weeks. On anCNN (Online News)
May 28 2020
President Trump intends to sign an executive order on Thursday regarding social media and big technology companies. The order comes on the heels of a fact-check on the president from Twitter, related to President Trump’s sentiment regarding voting by mail.
The president is using section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to back up his grievance with social media companies, aTownhall
Nov 04 2021
The Department of Justice announced Thursday that it filed a lawsuit against Texas, targeting a state law that proponents say aims to make elections more secure.
Senate Bill 1 was signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in early September, establishing new rules for mail-in voting while increasing the number of partisan poll watchers and giving the state more control over local votingFox News (Online News)
Feb 17 2022
The U.S. government sued Missouri Wednesday over a state law that it says invalidates federal firearms laws.
The Second Amendment Preservation Act was signed into law last year in Missouri, making it illegal for state or local officials to cooperate with federal officials to enforce orders, rules or laws that go against the Second Amendment, which protects “the right of the people toWall Street Journal (News)
Aug 27 2021
House progressives are now eyeing legislation to reinstate the federal eviction moratorium after the Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration's ban.
Representative Cori Bush, who slept outside on the U.S. Capitol for several nights in order to push officials to extend the moratorium past its July 30 expiration, said Thursday that lawmakers must take action to protect tenants.Newsweek