Biden to Sign Policing Order on Anniversary of Floyd’s Death | Political News

Biden to Sign Policing Order on Anniversary of Floyd’s Death |  Political News

By MIKE BALSAMO, ZEKE MILLER and CHRIS MEGERIAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – With Congress deadlocked over how to address racism and excessive use of force, President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order on policing Wednesday, the second anniversary of George Floyd’s death. The decision reflects Biden’s struggle to use the limited powers … Read more

California Cuts Grass Watering Down as Drought Dries West | Political News

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Grass in office parks, on college campuses or in some California neighborhoods will go brown this summer after state water officials adopted a ban Tuesday on watering certain green spaces as the state’s drought drags on. The ban adopted by the State Water Resources Control Board … Read more

Ohioans Got Short Shrift as Political Map Fight Dragged On | Ohio News

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Accusations have flown for months over who’s to blame for Ohio’s protracted redistricting predicament – a mess of a political mapmaking fight that’s left the state without settled political maps and voters without a day for electing party nominees to Statehouse seats. Voting rights groups … Read more

AP Sources: Biden to Sign Policing Executive Order | Political News

By MIKE BALSAMO and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order on policing on Wednesday, the second anniversary of G eorge Floyd’s death, according to three people familiar with the matter. The order would require federal law enforcement to review and revise policies on use of … Read more

Indiana Lawmakers Set to Override Veto of Trans Sports Ban | Political News

By CASEY SMITH, Associated Press / Report for America INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Republican-dominated Indiana Legislature is poised on Tuesday to override the GOP governor’s veto of a bill banning transgender students from competing in girls sports, which would mean Indiana would join more than a dozen states that have adopted similar laws in the … Read more

Alabama Gov. Ivey Seeking to Avoid Runoff in Crowded Primary | Political News

By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Facing eight challengers in Alabama’s Republican primary, Gov. Kay Ivey repeated former President Donald Trump’s false claims about election theft. Then, the white-haired, 77-year-old Ivey sat at her office desk and pulled three things out of her purse for a commercial campaign: a lipstick, a cellphone … Read more

Perdue Says Abrams ‘Demeaning Her Own Race’ Ahead of Primary | Political News

By JEFF AMY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia Republican candidate David Perdue on Monday accused Stacey Abrams of “demeaning her own race” in Abrams’ recent criticism of Georgia’s quality of life for its residents. Abrams is bidding to be the first Black woman to be the governor of an American state. She’s without opposition … Read more

California Parents Could Soon Sue for Social Media Addiction | Political News

By ADAM BEAM, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California could soon hold social media companies responsible for harming children who have become addicted to their products, permitting parents to sue platforms like Instagram and TikTok for up to $ 25,000 per violation under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Monday. The bill … Read more

Watchdog: WVa Rep. Mooney Likely Broke Rules With Aruba Trip | Political News

By JOHN RABY, Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A congressional watchdog has determined that Rep. Alex Mooney likely broke House rules when the West Virginia Republican accepted a trip to Aruba allegedly paid for by a campaign client and family friend. The latest allegations were included in a statement released Monday by the House … Read more

Mace, 2 GOP Rivals to Meet on South Carolina Debate Stage | Political News

By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – In one of the year’s most closely watched congressional Republican primaries, US Rep. Nancy Mace is set to meet two GOP challengers on the debate stage who are seeking to oust her from South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District, arguing that she was disloyal to former President … Read more

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