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Buttigieg vows to overturn ban on federal funding for abortions

Buttigieg vows to overturn ban on federal funding for abortions

Pete Buttigieg says he’d immediately reverse restrictions on family planning funds for Planned Parenthood and would seek to overturn a federal ban on funding f [...] Read full article: Buttigieg vows to overturn ban on federa...→

Buttigieg vows to overturn ban on federal funding for abortions

Buttigieg vows to overturn ban on federal funding for abortions

Pete Buttigieg says he’d immediately reverse restrictions on family planning funds for Planned Parenthood and would seek to overturn a federal ban on funding f [...] Read full article: Buttigieg vows to overturn ban on federa...→

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus passed 2,000 on Saturday, as Maryland reported its latest numbers. In Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam received [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; No...→

Texas moves to ban most abortions amid coronavirus outbreak

Texas moves to ban most abortions amid coronavirus outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don’t qualify as essen [...] Read full article: Texas moves to ban most abortions amid c...→

N.H. to receive $28M in federal funding for opioid crisis

N.H. to receive $28M in federal funding for opioid crisis

A new provision authored by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen will allow the funds to be applied to treat patients with meth and cocaine dependency. Read full article: N.H. to receive $28M in federal funding ...→

Whitmer writes to Trump requesting federal funding to use Michigan National Guard

Whitmer writes to Trump requesting federal funding to use Michigan National Guard

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wrote a letter to President Donald Trump this week requesting federal funding to use Michigan's National Guard as part of the st [...] Read full article: Whitmer writes to Trump requesting feder...→

Senate bill would ban TikTok on federal employees' work phones

Senate bill would ban TikTok on federal employees' work phones

Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Rick Scott of Florida raised alarm about the national security risks posed by the app’s ties to China. Read full article: Senate bill would ban TikTok on federal ...→

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday... Some states and cities have a me [...] Read full article: Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Befo...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday. Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Buttigieg Suspends Campaign, Vows to ‘Do Everything in My Power’ to Help Democrats Win White House

Buttigieg Suspends Campaign, Vows to ‘Do Everything in My Power’ to Help Democrats Win White House

Just ahead of a crowded field of primaries and caucuses on Super Tuesday, Pete Buttigieg confirmed Sunday evening that he is suspending his 2020 presidential c [...] Read full article: Buttigieg Suspends Campaign, Vows to ‘Do...→

Wisconsin school's ban on T-shirts depicting guns prompts federal lawsuit

Wisconsin school's ban on T-shirts depicting guns prompts federal lawsuit

A Wisconsin high school has been hit with a federal lawsuit alleging it is violating the rights of two students by forbidding them from wearing T-shirts depict [...] Read full article: Wisconsin school's ban on T-shirts depic...→

Planned Parenthood Asks States: Make Up Federal Funding it Surrendered

Planned Parenthood Asks States: Make Up Federal Funding it Surrendered

Planned Parenthood is pressing state taxpayers into making up federal family planning funds it voluntarily gave up to protect abortion. Read full article: Planned Parenthood Asks States: Make Up ...→

Texas attorney general vows to ‘stop’ California travel ban after filing suit

Texas attorney general vows to ‘stop’ California travel ban after filing suit

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court against California. The lawsuit alleges that the California law, which was put [...] Read full article: Texas attorney general vows to ‘stop’ Ca...→

Century-Old NJ Rail Bridge Finally Set to Get Federal Funding for Replacement

Century-Old NJ Rail Bridge Finally Set to Get Federal Funding for Replacement

The bridge, like the current Hudson River tunnel seeking repairs, is more than 100 years old and prone to malfunction, leading to rampant commuter delays Read full article: Century-Old NJ Rail Bridge Finally Set t...→

Pete Buttigieg: Religious conservatives making a ‘deal with the devil’ for federal judiciary

Pete Buttigieg: Religious conservatives making a ‘deal with the devil’ for federal judiciary

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Saturday said religious conservatives are making a “deal with the devil” so the federal judiciary can be stacked with [...] Read full article: Pete Buttigieg: Religious conservatives ...→

MnDOT Requesting $80M In Federal Funding For 3 Major Highway Projects

MnDOT Requesting $80M In Federal Funding For 3 Major Highway Projects

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is asking the federal government for nearly $80 million. Read full article: MnDOT Requesting $80M In Federal Funding...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Vows 'New Level Of Transparency' In Awarding TIF Funding To Developers

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Vows 'New Level Of Transparency' In Awarding TIF Funding To Developers

Often criticized as a slush fund for elected officials, the city’s TIF program provides hundreds of millions of dollars in property tax revenue to projects in [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Vows 'New Level Of ...→

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essen [...] Read full article: Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to...→

Federal Reserve vows

Federal Reserve vows "unlimited" stimulus to halt coronavirus recession

U.S. central bank doing "whatever it takes" in lending efforts, especially in targeting small businesses and cities. Read full article: Federal Reserve vows "unlimited" stimulu...→

Time to Ban Selective, Discriminatory Abortions

Time to Ban Selective, Discriminatory Abortions

"Abortions carried out because of a baby's sex, race, or potential disability, such as Down syndrome, is no less than modern-day eugenics," said Sue Liebel of [...] Read full article: Time to Ban Selective, Discriminatory Ab...→

Federal funding needed to keep the MTA rolling, transit agency says - amNewYork

MTA Chair Pat Foye sent a letter to the New York Congressional Delegation appealing for $4 billion in aid as it continues service as usual in the midst of Read full article: Federal funding needed to keep the MTA r...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday Read full article: Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Befo...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments Wednesday for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban in a case viewed as pivotal in the [...] Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Senator to propose total ban on TikTok use by federal workers

Senator to propose total ban on TikTok use by federal workers

Republican Senator Josh Hawley on Wednesday said he will introduce legislation banning federal employees from using social media app TikTok on their devices, a [...] Read full article: Senator to propose total ban on TikTok u...→

Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Funding for Some Rural Schools

Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Funding for Some Rural Schools

A bookkeeping change at the department will cut thousands of dollars in aid to some of the poorest, most isolated schools in the country. Read full article: Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Fundi...→

Denver City Council fails to overturn Mayor Hancock’s veto of pit bull ban repeal

Denver City Council fails to overturn Mayor Hancock’s veto of pit bull ban repeal

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock hammered the final nail in the coffin of a City Council attempt to repeal the city’s long-standing pit bull ban Monday night. Read full article: Denver City Council fails to overturn Ma...→

Federal Judge in Plano Dismisses Chinese Tech Suit Over Government Contracts Ban

Federal Judge in Plano Dismisses Chinese Tech Suit Over Government Contracts Ban

A federal judge in Texas has dismissed Chinese tech giant Huawei’s lawsuit challenging a U.S. law that bars the government and its contractors from using Huawe [...] Read full article: Federal Judge in Plano Dismisses Chinese...→

Pete Buttigieg: 'We Are All Lifted Up' by Stories About Abortions

Pete Buttigieg: 'We Are All Lifted Up' by Stories About Abortions

Pete Buttigieg celebrated a woman's story about an abortion she had in college, saying it was a reminder of the freedoms under attack. Read full article: Pete Buttigieg: 'We Are All Lifted Up' b...→

Pete Buttigieg goes Spanish in Nevada TV ad, vows to ‘unify our very polarized country’

Pete Buttigieg goes Spanish in Nevada TV ad, vows to ‘unify our very polarized country’

Pete Buttigieg on Thursday debuted a new TV in Nevada that shows off his fluent Spanish, appealing to Latino voters for the state’s Feb. 22 caucuses that are t [...] Read full article: Pete Buttigieg goes Spanish in Nevada TV...→

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

The Texas attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from using taxpayer-funded business trips [...] Read full article: Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn Cal...→

Watch: Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug Traffickers from Federal Prison

Watch: Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug Traffickers from Federal Prison

Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, vowed to free all drug traffickers from federal prison in the midst of the opioid crisis.  Read full article: Watch: Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug T...→

Meghan McCain confronts Buttigieg on late-term abortions: 'This is going to hurt you'

Meghan McCain confronts Buttigieg on late-term abortions: 'This is going to hurt you'

"View" co-host Meghan McCain told Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Thursday that his "radical" position on late-term abortion would dissuade voters in the middl [...] Read full article: Meghan McCain confronts Buttigieg on lat...→

Texas moves to ban most abortions due to virus outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essen [...] Read full article: Texas moves to ban most abortions due to...→

President Trump approves Washington emergency declaration, freeing federal funding

The declaration frees up federal funding for state relief efforts, available to state, tribal and local governments, as well as some nonprofit organizations. Read full article: President Trump approves Washington emer...→

Coronavirus California Update: Gov. Newsom Seeks $1B Federal Funding To Prepare For COVID-19 Surge

Coronavirus California Update: Gov. Newsom Seeks $1B Federal Funding To Prepare For COVID-19 Surge

Anticipating a surge of coronavirus patients in California hospitals and damaging effects to workers, businesses and the state economy, Gov. Gavin Newsom sent [...] Read full article: Coronavirus California Update: Gov. News...→

Richmond slammed with multiple federal, state lawsuits over ban on coal and petcoke

Richmond slammed with multiple federal, state lawsuits over ban on coal and petcoke

Nearly two months after the City Council approved an ordinance that bans the storage and handling of coal and petroleum coke in Richmond, the city is facing mu [...] Read full article: Richmond slammed with multiple federal, ...→

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday Read full article: Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Befo...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments Wednesday for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban in a case vie [...] Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Federal judge slams AG Barr over Mueller report, vows to review unredacted version

Federal judge slams AG Barr over Mueller report, vows to review unredacted version

A federal judge has vowed to review an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation in order to determine if those [...] Read full article: Federal judge slams AG Barr over Mueller...→

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Against Federal Bump Stock Ban

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Against Federal Bump Stock Ban

Today the Supreme Court turned away an appeal from gun rights groups and left a federal ban against bump stocks in place. Read full article: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Against Fed...→

Seattle Mayor Durkan allows winter eviction ban to become law, proposes more funding for prevention

Seattle Mayor Durkan allows winter eviction ban to become law, proposes more funding for prevention

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is allowing the City Council's moratorium on some residential winter evictions to become law. At the same time, the mayor is proposi [...] Read full article: Seattle Mayor Durkan allows winter evict...→

Federal court blocks Miss. ‘heartbeat bill’ banning abortions after six weeks into pregnancy

Federal court blocks Miss. ‘heartbeat bill’ banning abortions after six weeks into pregnancy

A federal court this week blocked a Deep South anti-abortion bill as state legislatures approve new restrictions that they hope will send the issue to the Supr [...] Read full article: Federal court blocks Miss. ‘heartbeat bi...→

Buttigieg Falsely Claims Late-Term Abortions Due to ‘Devastating’ Problem

Buttigieg Falsely Claims Late-Term Abortions Due to ‘Devastating’ Problem

Pete Buttigieg falsely claimed most abortions that occur late in pregnancy are due to some “devastating news” the mother has just heard. Read full article: Buttigieg Falsely Claims Late-Term Abort...→

Pete Buttigieg Vows to Open up Obamacare to Illegal Immigrants

Pete Buttigieg Vows to Open up Obamacare to Illegal Immigrants

Pete Buttigieg promised an illegal immigrant on Sunday that they would have taxpayer-funded health care if he was elected president. Read full article: Pete Buttigieg Vows to Open up Obamacare...→

Pete Buttigieg vows he’s ‘here to stay’ after strong showing

Pete Buttigieg vows he’s ‘here to stay’ after strong showing

NASHUA, N.H. — Pete Buttigieg’s confident backers at his primary night party said the former mayor — building off Iowa momentum and a late surge of support in [...] Read full article: Pete Buttigieg vows he’s ‘here to stay’ ...→

New federal ranking of Gold Line bus rapid transit puts funding in jeopardy | MinnPost

New federal ranking of Gold Line bus rapid transit puts funding in jeopardy | MinnPost

Plus: what you need to know about Trump’s Lao and Hmong deportation plan; Peterson criticizes ag cuts in Trump budget proposal; Minnesotan reports from coronav [...] Read full article: New federal ranking of Gold Line bus rap...→

NY to sue federal government over ‘trusted traveler’ programs ban for travelers

NY to sue federal government over ‘trusted traveler’ programs ban for travelers

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday the state will file a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's plan to block New Yorkers from enrolling in “t [...] Read full article: NY to sue federal government over ‘trust...→

Federal Flavor Ban Goes Into Effect Thursday, But Many Flavored Vape Products Will Still Be Available

A nationwide ban on many flavored e-cigarette products goes into effect Thursday, but teenagers will still have access to nicotine vapes, experts say. The ban [...] Read full article: Federal Flavor Ban Goes Into Effect Thur...→

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus passed 2,000 on Saturday, as Maryland reported its latest numbers. In Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam received [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; No...→

Texas moves to ban most abortions due to virus outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essen [...] Read full article: Texas moves to ban most abortions due to...→

Federal Reserve vows

Federal Reserve vows "unlimited" stimulus to halt coronavirus recession

U.S. central bank doing "whatever it takes" in lending efforts, especially in targeting small businesses and cities. Read full article: Federal Reserve vows "unlimited" stimulu...→

N.H. to receive $28M in federal funding for opioid crisis

N.H. to receive $28M in federal funding for opioid crisis

A new provision authored by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen will allow the funds to be applied to treat patients with meth and cocaine dependency. Read full article: N.H. to receive $28M in federal funding ...→

Coronavirus California Update: Gov. Newsom Seeks $1B Federal Funding To Prepare For COVID-19 Surge

Coronavirus California Update: Gov. Newsom Seeks $1B Federal Funding To Prepare For COVID-19 Surge

Anticipating a surge of coronavirus patients in California hospitals and damaging effects to workers, businesses and the state economy, Gov. Gavin Newsom sent [...] Read full article: Coronavirus California Update: Gov. News...→

Federal funding needed to keep the MTA rolling, transit agency says - amNewYork

MTA Chair Pat Foye sent a letter to the New York Congressional Delegation appealing for $4 billion in aid as it continues service as usual in the midst of Read full article: Federal funding needed to keep the MTA r...→

Senate bill would ban TikTok on federal employees' work phones

Senate bill would ban TikTok on federal employees' work phones

Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Rick Scott of Florida raised alarm about the national security risks posed by the app’s ties to China. Read full article: Senate bill would ban TikTok on federal ...→

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday Read full article: Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Befo...→

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday Read full article: Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Befo...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday. Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Federal judge slams AG Barr over Mueller report, vows to review unredacted version

Federal judge slams AG Barr over Mueller report, vows to review unredacted version

A federal judge has vowed to review an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation in order to determine if those [...] Read full article: Federal judge slams AG Barr over Mueller...→

Senator to propose total ban on TikTok use by federal workers

Senator to propose total ban on TikTok use by federal workers

Republican Senator Josh Hawley on Wednesday said he will introduce legislation banning federal employees from using social media app TikTok on their devices, a [...] Read full article: Senator to propose total ban on TikTok u...→

Buttigieg Suspends Campaign, Vows to ‘Do Everything in My Power’ to Help Democrats Win White House

Buttigieg Suspends Campaign, Vows to ‘Do Everything in My Power’ to Help Democrats Win White House

Just ahead of a crowded field of primaries and caucuses on Super Tuesday, Pete Buttigieg confirmed Sunday evening that he is suspending his 2020 presidential c [...] Read full article: Buttigieg Suspends Campaign, Vows to ‘Do...→

Seattle Mayor Durkan allows winter eviction ban to become law, proposes more funding for prevention

Seattle Mayor Durkan allows winter eviction ban to become law, proposes more funding for prevention

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is allowing the City Council's moratorium on some residential winter evictions to become law. At the same time, the mayor is proposi [...] Read full article: Seattle Mayor Durkan allows winter evict...→

Denver City Council fails to overturn Mayor Hancock’s veto of pit bull ban repeal

Denver City Council fails to overturn Mayor Hancock’s veto of pit bull ban repeal

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock hammered the final nail in the coffin of a City Council attempt to repeal the city’s long-standing pit bull ban Monday night. Read full article: Denver City Council fails to overturn Ma...→

Buttigieg Falsely Claims Late-Term Abortions Due to ‘Devastating’ Problem

Buttigieg Falsely Claims Late-Term Abortions Due to ‘Devastating’ Problem

Pete Buttigieg falsely claimed most abortions that occur late in pregnancy are due to some “devastating news” the mother has just heard. Read full article: Buttigieg Falsely Claims Late-Term Abort...→

Pete Buttigieg: 'We Are All Lifted Up' by Stories About Abortions

Pete Buttigieg: 'We Are All Lifted Up' by Stories About Abortions

Pete Buttigieg celebrated a woman's story about an abortion she had in college, saying it was a reminder of the freedoms under attack. Read full article: Pete Buttigieg: 'We Are All Lifted Up' b...→

Texas attorney general vows to ‘stop’ California travel ban after filing suit

Texas attorney general vows to ‘stop’ California travel ban after filing suit

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court against California. The lawsuit alleges that the California law, which was put [...] Read full article: Texas attorney general vows to ‘stop’ Ca...→

Pete Buttigieg vows he’s ‘here to stay’ after strong showing

Pete Buttigieg vows he’s ‘here to stay’ after strong showing

NASHUA, N.H. — Pete Buttigieg’s confident backers at his primary night party said the former mayor — building off Iowa momentum and a late surge of support in [...] Read full article: Pete Buttigieg vows he’s ‘here to stay’ ...→

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

The Texas attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from using taxpayer-funded business trips [...] Read full article: Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn Cal...→

Pete Buttigieg: Religious conservatives making a ‘deal with the devil’ for federal judiciary

Pete Buttigieg: Religious conservatives making a ‘deal with the devil’ for federal judiciary

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Saturday said religious conservatives are making a “deal with the devil” so the federal judiciary can be stacked with [...] Read full article: Pete Buttigieg: Religious conservatives ...→

NY to sue federal government over ‘trusted traveler’ programs ban for travelers

NY to sue federal government over ‘trusted traveler’ programs ban for travelers

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday the state will file a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's plan to block New Yorkers from enrolling in “t [...] Read full article: NY to sue federal government over ‘trust...→

Meghan McCain confronts Buttigieg on late-term abortions: 'This is going to hurt you'

Meghan McCain confronts Buttigieg on late-term abortions: 'This is going to hurt you'

"View" co-host Meghan McCain told Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Thursday that his "radical" position on late-term abortion would dissuade voters in the middl [...] Read full article: Meghan McCain confronts Buttigieg on lat...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Vows 'New Level Of Transparency' In Awarding TIF Funding To Developers

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Vows 'New Level Of Transparency' In Awarding TIF Funding To Developers

Often criticized as a slush fund for elected officials, the city’s TIF program provides hundreds of millions of dollars in property tax revenue to projects in [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Vows 'New Level Of ...→

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essen [...] Read full article: Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to...→

Texas moves to ban most abortions amid coronavirus outbreak

Texas moves to ban most abortions amid coronavirus outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don’t qualify as essen [...] Read full article: Texas moves to ban most abortions amid c...→

President Trump approves Washington emergency declaration, freeing federal funding

The declaration frees up federal funding for state relief efforts, available to state, tribal and local governments, as well as some nonprofit organizations. Read full article: President Trump approves Washington emer...→

Time to Ban Selective, Discriminatory Abortions

Time to Ban Selective, Discriminatory Abortions

"Abortions carried out because of a baby's sex, race, or potential disability, such as Down syndrome, is no less than modern-day eugenics," said Sue Liebel of [...] Read full article: Time to Ban Selective, Discriminatory Ab...→

Whitmer writes to Trump requesting federal funding to use Michigan National Guard

Whitmer writes to Trump requesting federal funding to use Michigan National Guard

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wrote a letter to President Donald Trump this week requesting federal funding to use Michigan's National Guard as part of the st [...] Read full article: Whitmer writes to Trump requesting feder...→

Richmond slammed with multiple federal, state lawsuits over ban on coal and petcoke

Richmond slammed with multiple federal, state lawsuits over ban on coal and petcoke

Nearly two months after the City Council approved an ordinance that bans the storage and handling of coal and petroleum coke in Richmond, the city is facing mu [...] Read full article: Richmond slammed with multiple federal, ...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday... Some states and cities have a me [...] Read full article: Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Befo...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments Wednesday for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban in a case vie [...] Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments Wednesday for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban in a case viewed as pivotal in the [...] Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Against Federal Bump Stock Ban

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Against Federal Bump Stock Ban

Today the Supreme Court turned away an appeal from gun rights groups and left a federal ban against bump stocks in place. Read full article: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Against Fed...→

Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Funding for Some Rural Schools

Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Funding for Some Rural Schools

A bookkeeping change at the department will cut thousands of dollars in aid to some of the poorest, most isolated schools in the country. Read full article: Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Fundi...→

Wisconsin school's ban on T-shirts depicting guns prompts federal lawsuit

Wisconsin school's ban on T-shirts depicting guns prompts federal lawsuit

A Wisconsin high school has been hit with a federal lawsuit alleging it is violating the rights of two students by forbidding them from wearing T-shirts depict [...] Read full article: Wisconsin school's ban on T-shirts depic...→

Federal court blocks Miss. ‘heartbeat bill’ banning abortions after six weeks into pregnancy

Federal court blocks Miss. ‘heartbeat bill’ banning abortions after six weeks into pregnancy

A federal court this week blocked a Deep South anti-abortion bill as state legislatures approve new restrictions that they hope will send the issue to the Supr [...] Read full article: Federal court blocks Miss. ‘heartbeat bi...→

Federal Judge in Plano Dismisses Chinese Tech Suit Over Government Contracts Ban

Federal Judge in Plano Dismisses Chinese Tech Suit Over Government Contracts Ban

A federal judge in Texas has dismissed Chinese tech giant Huawei’s lawsuit challenging a U.S. law that bars the government and its contractors from using Huawe [...] Read full article: Federal Judge in Plano Dismisses Chinese...→

Planned Parenthood Asks States: Make Up Federal Funding it Surrendered

Planned Parenthood Asks States: Make Up Federal Funding it Surrendered

Planned Parenthood is pressing state taxpayers into making up federal family planning funds it voluntarily gave up to protect abortion. Read full article: Planned Parenthood Asks States: Make Up ...→

Pete Buttigieg Vows to Open up Obamacare to Illegal Immigrants

Pete Buttigieg Vows to Open up Obamacare to Illegal Immigrants

Pete Buttigieg promised an illegal immigrant on Sunday that they would have taxpayer-funded health care if he was elected president. Read full article: Pete Buttigieg Vows to Open up Obamacare...→

Pete Buttigieg goes Spanish in Nevada TV ad, vows to ‘unify our very polarized country’

Pete Buttigieg goes Spanish in Nevada TV ad, vows to ‘unify our very polarized country’

Pete Buttigieg on Thursday debuted a new TV in Nevada that shows off his fluent Spanish, appealing to Latino voters for the state’s Feb. 22 caucuses that are t [...] Read full article: Pete Buttigieg goes Spanish in Nevada TV...→

Century-Old NJ Rail Bridge Finally Set to Get Federal Funding for Replacement

Century-Old NJ Rail Bridge Finally Set to Get Federal Funding for Replacement

The bridge, like the current Hudson River tunnel seeking repairs, is more than 100 years old and prone to malfunction, leading to rampant commuter delays Read full article: Century-Old NJ Rail Bridge Finally Set t...→

New federal ranking of Gold Line bus rapid transit puts funding in jeopardy | MinnPost

New federal ranking of Gold Line bus rapid transit puts funding in jeopardy | MinnPost

Plus: what you need to know about Trump’s Lao and Hmong deportation plan; Peterson criticizes ag cuts in Trump budget proposal; Minnesotan reports from coronav [...] Read full article: New federal ranking of Gold Line bus rap...→

Watch: Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug Traffickers from Federal Prison

Watch: Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug Traffickers from Federal Prison

Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, vowed to free all drug traffickers from federal prison in the midst of the opioid crisis.  Read full article: Watch: Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug T...→

MnDOT Requesting $80M In Federal Funding For 3 Major Highway Projects

MnDOT Requesting $80M In Federal Funding For 3 Major Highway Projects

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is asking the federal government for nearly $80 million. Read full article: MnDOT Requesting $80M In Federal Funding...→

Federal Flavor Ban Goes Into Effect Thursday, But Many Flavored Vape Products Will Still Be Available

A nationwide ban on many flavored e-cigarette products goes into effect Thursday, but teenagers will still have access to nicotine vapes, experts say. The ban [...] Read full article: Federal Flavor Ban Goes Into Effect Thur...→

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; Northam secures federal funding for Va. National Guard | WTOP

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus passed 2,000 on Saturday, as Maryland reported its latest numbers. In Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam received [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: DC area cases top 2,000; No...→

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to Virus Outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essen [...] Read full article: Texas Moves to Ban Most Abortions Due to...→

Texas moves to ban most abortions due to virus outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don't qualify as essen [...] Read full article: Texas moves to ban most abortions due to...→

Texas moves to ban most abortions amid coronavirus outbreak

Texas moves to ban most abortions amid coronavirus outbreak

The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don’t qualify as essen [...] Read full article: Texas moves to ban most abortions amid c...→

Federal Reserve vows

Federal Reserve vows "unlimited" stimulus to halt coronavirus recession

U.S. central bank doing "whatever it takes" in lending efforts, especially in targeting small businesses and cities. Read full article: Federal Reserve vows "unlimited" stimulu...→

President Trump approves Washington emergency declaration, freeing federal funding

The declaration frees up federal funding for state relief efforts, available to state, tribal and local governments, as well as some nonprofit organizations. Read full article: President Trump approves Washington emer...→

N.H. to receive $28M in federal funding for opioid crisis

N.H. to receive $28M in federal funding for opioid crisis

A new provision authored by Sen. Jeanne Shaheen will allow the funds to be applied to treat patients with meth and cocaine dependency. Read full article: N.H. to receive $28M in federal funding ...→

Time to Ban Selective, Discriminatory Abortions

Time to Ban Selective, Discriminatory Abortions

"Abortions carried out because of a baby's sex, race, or potential disability, such as Down syndrome, is no less than modern-day eugenics," said Sue Liebel of [...] Read full article: Time to Ban Selective, Discriminatory Ab...→

Coronavirus California Update: Gov. Newsom Seeks $1B Federal Funding To Prepare For COVID-19 Surge

Coronavirus California Update: Gov. Newsom Seeks $1B Federal Funding To Prepare For COVID-19 Surge

Anticipating a surge of coronavirus patients in California hospitals and damaging effects to workers, businesses and the state economy, Gov. Gavin Newsom sent [...] Read full article: Coronavirus California Update: Gov. News...→

Whitmer writes to Trump requesting federal funding to use Michigan National Guard

Whitmer writes to Trump requesting federal funding to use Michigan National Guard

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wrote a letter to President Donald Trump this week requesting federal funding to use Michigan's National Guard as part of the st [...] Read full article: Whitmer writes to Trump requesting feder...→

Federal funding needed to keep the MTA rolling, transit agency says - amNewYork

MTA Chair Pat Foye sent a letter to the New York Congressional Delegation appealing for $4 billion in aid as it continues service as usual in the midst of Read full article: Federal funding needed to keep the MTA r...→

Richmond slammed with multiple federal, state lawsuits over ban on coal and petcoke

Richmond slammed with multiple federal, state lawsuits over ban on coal and petcoke

Nearly two months after the City Council approved an ordinance that bans the storage and handling of coal and petroleum coke in Richmond, the city is facing mu [...] Read full article: Richmond slammed with multiple federal, ...→

Senate bill would ban TikTok on federal employees' work phones

Senate bill would ban TikTok on federal employees' work phones

Sens. Josh Hawley of Missouri and Rick Scott of Florida raised alarm about the national security risks posed by the app’s ties to China. Read full article: Senate bill would ban TikTok on federal ...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday Read full article: Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Befo...→

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday... Some states and cities have a me [...] Read full article: Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Befo...→

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Before a Federal Court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio’s Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday Read full article: Down Syndrome Abortion Ban Is Going Befo...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments Wednesday for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban in a case vie [...] Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban Wednesday. Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Down syndrome abortion ban is going before a federal court

A federal court in Cincinnati will hear complex legal arguments Wednesday for and against Ohio's Down syndrome abortion ban in a case viewed as pivotal in the [...] Read full article: Down syndrome abortion ban is going befo...→

Federal judge slams AG Barr over Mueller report, vows to review unredacted version

Federal judge slams AG Barr over Mueller report, vows to review unredacted version

A federal judge has vowed to review an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation in order to determine if those [...] Read full article: Federal judge slams AG Barr over Mueller...→

Senator to propose total ban on TikTok use by federal workers

Senator to propose total ban on TikTok use by federal workers

Republican Senator Josh Hawley on Wednesday said he will introduce legislation banning federal employees from using social media app TikTok on their devices, a [...] Read full article: Senator to propose total ban on TikTok u...→

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Against Federal Bump Stock Ban

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Against Federal Bump Stock Ban

Today the Supreme Court turned away an appeal from gun rights groups and left a federal ban against bump stocks in place. Read full article: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Against Fed...→

Buttigieg Suspends Campaign, Vows to ‘Do Everything in My Power’ to Help Democrats Win White House

Buttigieg Suspends Campaign, Vows to ‘Do Everything in My Power’ to Help Democrats Win White House

Just ahead of a crowded field of primaries and caucuses on Super Tuesday, Pete Buttigieg confirmed Sunday evening that he is suspending his 2020 presidential c [...] Read full article: Buttigieg Suspends Campaign, Vows to ‘Do...→

Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Funding for Some Rural Schools

Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Funding for Some Rural Schools

A bookkeeping change at the department will cut thousands of dollars in aid to some of the poorest, most isolated schools in the country. Read full article: Education Dept. to Cut Off Federal Fundi...→

Seattle Mayor Durkan allows winter eviction ban to become law, proposes more funding for prevention

Seattle Mayor Durkan allows winter eviction ban to become law, proposes more funding for prevention

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is allowing the City Council's moratorium on some residential winter evictions to become law. At the same time, the mayor is proposi [...] Read full article: Seattle Mayor Durkan allows winter evict...→

Wisconsin school's ban on T-shirts depicting guns prompts federal lawsuit

Wisconsin school's ban on T-shirts depicting guns prompts federal lawsuit

A Wisconsin high school has been hit with a federal lawsuit alleging it is violating the rights of two students by forbidding them from wearing T-shirts depict [...] Read full article: Wisconsin school's ban on T-shirts depic...→

Denver City Council fails to overturn Mayor Hancock’s veto of pit bull ban repeal

Denver City Council fails to overturn Mayor Hancock’s veto of pit bull ban repeal

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock hammered the final nail in the coffin of a City Council attempt to repeal the city’s long-standing pit bull ban Monday night. Read full article: Denver City Council fails to overturn Ma...→

Federal court blocks Miss. ‘heartbeat bill’ banning abortions after six weeks into pregnancy

Federal court blocks Miss. ‘heartbeat bill’ banning abortions after six weeks into pregnancy

A federal court this week blocked a Deep South anti-abortion bill as state legislatures approve new restrictions that they hope will send the issue to the Supr [...] Read full article: Federal court blocks Miss. ‘heartbeat bi...→

Federal Judge in Plano Dismisses Chinese Tech Suit Over Government Contracts Ban

Federal Judge in Plano Dismisses Chinese Tech Suit Over Government Contracts Ban

A federal judge in Texas has dismissed Chinese tech giant Huawei’s lawsuit challenging a U.S. law that bars the government and its contractors from using Huawe [...] Read full article: Federal Judge in Plano Dismisses Chinese...→

Buttigieg Falsely Claims Late-Term Abortions Due to ‘Devastating’ Problem

Buttigieg Falsely Claims Late-Term Abortions Due to ‘Devastating’ Problem

Pete Buttigieg falsely claimed most abortions that occur late in pregnancy are due to some “devastating news” the mother has just heard. Read full article: Buttigieg Falsely Claims Late-Term Abort...→

Planned Parenthood Asks States: Make Up Federal Funding it Surrendered

Planned Parenthood Asks States: Make Up Federal Funding it Surrendered

Planned Parenthood is pressing state taxpayers into making up federal family planning funds it voluntarily gave up to protect abortion. Read full article: Planned Parenthood Asks States: Make Up ...→

Pete Buttigieg: 'We Are All Lifted Up' by Stories About Abortions

Pete Buttigieg: 'We Are All Lifted Up' by Stories About Abortions

Pete Buttigieg celebrated a woman's story about an abortion she had in college, saying it was a reminder of the freedoms under attack. Read full article: Pete Buttigieg: 'We Are All Lifted Up' b...→

Pete Buttigieg Vows to Open up Obamacare to Illegal Immigrants

Pete Buttigieg Vows to Open up Obamacare to Illegal Immigrants

Pete Buttigieg promised an illegal immigrant on Sunday that they would have taxpayer-funded health care if he was elected president. Read full article: Pete Buttigieg Vows to Open up Obamacare...→

Texas attorney general vows to ‘stop’ California travel ban after filing suit

Texas attorney general vows to ‘stop’ California travel ban after filing suit

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court against California. The lawsuit alleges that the California law, which was put [...] Read full article: Texas attorney general vows to ‘stop’ Ca...→

Pete Buttigieg goes Spanish in Nevada TV ad, vows to ‘unify our very polarized country’

Pete Buttigieg goes Spanish in Nevada TV ad, vows to ‘unify our very polarized country’

Pete Buttigieg on Thursday debuted a new TV in Nevada that shows off his fluent Spanish, appealing to Latino voters for the state’s Feb. 22 caucuses that are t [...] Read full article: Pete Buttigieg goes Spanish in Nevada TV...→

Pete Buttigieg vows he’s ‘here to stay’ after strong showing

Pete Buttigieg vows he’s ‘here to stay’ after strong showing

NASHUA, N.H. — Pete Buttigieg’s confident backers at his primary night party said the former mayor — building off Iowa momentum and a late surge of support in [...] Read full article: Pete Buttigieg vows he’s ‘here to stay’ ...→

Century-Old NJ Rail Bridge Finally Set to Get Federal Funding for Replacement

Century-Old NJ Rail Bridge Finally Set to Get Federal Funding for Replacement

The bridge, like the current Hudson River tunnel seeking repairs, is more than 100 years old and prone to malfunction, leading to rampant commuter delays Read full article: Century-Old NJ Rail Bridge Finally Set t...→

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn California travel ban

The Texas attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a California law prohibiting state employees from using taxpayer-funded business trips [...] Read full article: Texas asks Supreme Court to overturn Cal...→

New federal ranking of Gold Line bus rapid transit puts funding in jeopardy | MinnPost

New federal ranking of Gold Line bus rapid transit puts funding in jeopardy | MinnPost

Plus: what you need to know about Trump’s Lao and Hmong deportation plan; Peterson criticizes ag cuts in Trump budget proposal; Minnesotan reports from coronav [...] Read full article: New federal ranking of Gold Line bus rap...→

Pete Buttigieg: Religious conservatives making a ‘deal with the devil’ for federal judiciary

Pete Buttigieg: Religious conservatives making a ‘deal with the devil’ for federal judiciary

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Saturday said religious conservatives are making a “deal with the devil” so the federal judiciary can be stacked with [...] Read full article: Pete Buttigieg: Religious conservatives ...→

Watch: Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug Traffickers from Federal Prison

Watch: Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug Traffickers from Federal Prison

Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, vowed to free all drug traffickers from federal prison in the midst of the opioid crisis.  Read full article: Watch: Buttigieg Vows to Free 74K Drug T...→

NY to sue federal government over ‘trusted traveler’ programs ban for travelers

NY to sue federal government over ‘trusted traveler’ programs ban for travelers

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday the state will file a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's plan to block New Yorkers from enrolling in “t [...] Read full article: NY to sue federal government over ‘trust...→

MnDOT Requesting $80M In Federal Funding For 3 Major Highway Projects

MnDOT Requesting $80M In Federal Funding For 3 Major Highway Projects

The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is asking the federal government for nearly $80 million. Read full article: MnDOT Requesting $80M In Federal Funding...→

Meghan McCain confronts Buttigieg on late-term abortions: 'This is going to hurt you'

Meghan McCain confronts Buttigieg on late-term abortions: 'This is going to hurt you'

"View" co-host Meghan McCain told Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Thursday that his "radical" position on late-term abortion would dissuade voters in the middl [...] Read full article: Meghan McCain confronts Buttigieg on lat...→

Federal Flavor Ban Goes Into Effect Thursday, But Many Flavored Vape Products Will Still Be Available

A nationwide ban on many flavored e-cigarette products goes into effect Thursday, but teenagers will still have access to nicotine vapes, experts say. The ban [...] Read full article: Federal Flavor Ban Goes Into Effect Thur...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Vows 'New Level Of Transparency' In Awarding TIF Funding To Developers

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Vows 'New Level Of Transparency' In Awarding TIF Funding To Developers

Often criticized as a slush fund for elected officials, the city’s TIF program provides hundreds of millions of dollars in property tax revenue to projects in [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Vows 'New Level Of ...→