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Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

In an effort to both slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and keep lines moving during the July 14 Texas primary runoff election, officials in Tarrant Coun [...] Read full article: Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Co...→

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

There are four locations throughout Hillsborough County giving out free cloth face coverings as the state continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases. Read full article: 4 locations in Hillsborough County offer...→

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — There's a new toll-free number in Hillsborough County for residents trying to schedule a COVID-19 test.... The county says the numb [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County creates new number f...→

Election chaos renews focus on gutted Voting Rights Act

When some Georgia voters endured a pandemic, pouring rain and massive waits earlier this month to cast their ballot, President Donald Trump and other Republica [...] Read full article: Election chaos renews focus on gutted Vo...→

Hillsborough County students learning how to be architects through virtual summer course

Hillsborough County students learning how to be architects through virtual summer course

The STEM Xposure virtual summer course is underway, where architects and building experts are teaching students how to build their own tiny house. Read full article: Hillsborough County students learning ho...→

Civil Rights groups file lawsuit demanding better conditions in Broward County Jail - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

“Even though parts of the state are reopening, it does not mean that the risk of COVID-19 outbreaks in jails has vanished,” said Benjamin Stevenson, staff atto [...] Read full article: Civil Rights groups file lawsuit demandi...→

Hispanic voting rights volunteer arrested for voter fraud; woman voted twice in Texas primary

Hispanic voting rights volunteer arrested for voter fraud; woman voted twice in Texas primary

Texas authorities have charged a former volunteer for LULAC, a major Hispanic civil and voting rights organization, with voter fraud after she cast two ballots [...] Read full article: Hispanic voting rights volunteer arreste...→

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools will not be requiring students to wear masks or coverings when the school year starts in August. However, teachers will be provided [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County Schools to provide t...→

Amazon Buys Rights to Stacey Abrams Voting Rights Documentary

Amazon Buys Rights to Stacey Abrams Voting Rights Documentary

Amazon Studios has purchased the rights to an untitled documentary on voting rights which prominently features failed Georgia Democrat gubernatorial candidate [...] Read full article: Amazon Buys Rights to Stacey Abrams Voti...→

Tensions High After Tarrant County Commissioners Vote To Maintain Controversial Immigration Enforcement Program

Tensions High After Tarrant County Commissioners Vote To Maintain Controversial Immigration Enforcement Program

The Tarrant County Commissioners Court voted to extend a controversial immigration enforcement program and some in opposition expressed their unhappiness with [...] Read full article: Tensions High After Tarrant County Commi...→

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Election rights activists on Thursday warned Congress that the government can’t ensure safe and free elections in November. The types of problems that plagued [...] Read full article: Voting rights activists sound alarm on i...→

LeBron James and others starting voting rights group amid George Floyd protests

LeBron James and others starting voting rights group amid George Floyd protests

Comic Kevin Hart, basketball players Trae Young and Jalen Rose and football player Alvin Kamara also taking part amid worldwide protests spurred by George Floy [...] Read full article: LeBron James and others starting voting ...→

Tarrant County Commissioners Vote to Remove Confederate Monument

Tarrant County Commissioners Vote to Remove Confederate Monument

Following nearly two hours of public comments, commissioners in Tarrant County have voted to remove a marker dedicated to Confederate war soldiers and their de [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Commissioners Vote to Rem...→

Lawsuit claims Michigan risks fraud, as county has more registered voters than people who can vote

Lawsuit claims Michigan risks fraud, as county has more registered voters than people who can vote

A Michigan voter filed a lawsuit Tuesday against State Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Bureau of Elections Director Jonathan Brater, and other officials, cl [...] Read full article: Lawsuit claims Michigan risks fraud, as ...→

Hillsborough County family business starts making safety shields

Hillsborough County family business starts making safety shields

Sandra Leppert and Associates thought they may have to shut down until they got an idea to keep business going as well as help others stay safe Read full article: Hillsborough County family business star...→

WATCH: Latest In Hillsborough County Phase 2 Reopenings

WATCH: Latest In Hillsborough County Phase 2 Reopenings

As of June 5, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ full Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery are in effect. Read full article: WATCH: Latest In Hillsborough County Pha...→

Policy changes coming to law enforcement agencies in Tampa, Hillsborough County

Policy changes coming to law enforcement agencies in Tampa, Hillsborough County

Leaders from the black community, the NAACP and ACLU reached out to the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office and Tampa Police Department to discuss policy changes. Read full article: Policy changes coming to law enforcement...→

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

The phone number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County is "delayed" after an employee at the center tested positive, according to the county. Read full article: Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in H...→

LA County Board to Vote on Revised ‘8 Can't Wait' Force Policies

LA County Board to Vote on Revised ‘8 Can't Wait' Force Policies

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to ask law enforcement agencies countywide to adopt a slightly modified ver [...] Read full article: LA County Board to Vote on Revised ‘8 Ca...→

Hillsborough County leaders to vote on mandatory face mask ordinance Monday

Hillsborough County leaders to vote on mandatory face mask ordinance Monday

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Hillsborough County could follow suit when it comes to face mask mandates.... Members of the Emergency Policy Group will meet at 1: [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County leaders to vote on m...→

Actress Phylicia Rashad stars in new audio play about voting rights

Actress Phylicia Rashad stars in new audio play about voting rights

Actress Phylicia Rashad is lending her voice to a new audio play about Black women and the battle for the right to vote. Read full article: Actress Phylicia Rashad stars in new aud...→

LA County Registrar: 'All Hands On Deck' To Address Voting Machine Issues Before November

LA County Registrar: 'All Hands On Deck' To Address Voting Machine Issues Before November

The Los Angeles County Registrar's Office is promising changes after a David Goldstein investigation last year criticized their new election machines. Read full article: LA County Registrar: 'All Hands On Deck'...→

Hillsborough County moves forward with full-time body-worn cameras

Hillsborough County moves forward with full-time body-worn cameras

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is moving forward with full-time body-worn cameras after the Board of County Commissioners approved funding for the pr [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County moves forward with f...→

Dallas County Commissioners Vote In Favor Of Cite And Release

Dallas County Commissioners Vote In Favor Of Cite And Release

Dallas County commissioners unanimously passed a resolution to supporting "cite and release" for all eligible crimes. Read full article: Dallas County Commissioners Vote In Favo...→

Hillsborough County offering COVID-19 test site options in Wimauma and Sun City Center

Hillsborough County offering COVID-19 test site options in Wimauma and Sun City Center

In an effort to make COVID-19 coronavirus testing as convenient as possible to all residents, Hillsborough County, in conjunction with health care partners, wi [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County offering COVID-19 te...→

Hillsborough County launches hurricane survey for its residents to prepare, educate

Hillsborough County launches hurricane survey for its residents to prepare, educate

Hillsborough County will launch a hurricane preparedness survey to learn the plans, thoughts and concerns of residents during hurricane season. Read full article: Hillsborough County launches hurricane s...→

Hillsborough County offering weekend, evening testing at new Brandon-area COVID-19 test site

Hillsborough County offering weekend, evening testing at new Brandon-area COVID-19 test site

In an effort to make COVID-19 coronavirus testing as convenient as possible to all residents, Hillsborough County and health care partners will open an additio [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County offering weekend, ev...→

Fitton: Scaring Voters About Virus, In-Person Voting, Suppresses Vote

Fitton: Scaring Voters About Virus, In-Person Voting, Suppresses Vote

House Democrats held a vote-by-mail hearing in the coronavirus era, but some said the pandemic is being used to advance a political agenda. Read full article: Fitton: Scaring Voters About Virus, In-P...→

Missouri’s Supreme Court Says ACLU's Voting Rights Lawsuit Can Proceed

Missouri’s Supreme Court Says ACLU's Voting Rights Lawsuit Can Proceed

Earlier this month it was announced that Missouri residents could vote by mail (with one stipulation) for the August and November elections this year. Missouri [...] Read full article: Missouri’s Supreme Court Says ACLU's Vot...→

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

A Tampa Bay couple is desperate to get COVID-19 testing after their son tested positive after Father's Day weekend. Read full article: Increase in COVID-19 testing demand lead...→

Pinellas County Commissioners to vote on mandatory mask ordinance Tuesday

Pinellas County Commissioners to vote on mandatory mask ordinance Tuesday

On Tuesday Pinellas County commissioners are expected to vote on a new mandatory mask ordinance and they're looking into three different options. Read full article: Pinellas County Commissioners to vote on...→

Mandatory face mask ordinance approved in Hillsborough County

Mandatory face mask ordinance approved in Hillsborough County

Members of the Emergency Policy Group voted 5-3 on Monday to implement an executive order that would require the wearing of protective face coverings throughou [...] Read full article: Mandatory face mask ordinance approved i...→

Justice Gorsuch botched Bostock v. Clayton County ruling on homosexual and transgender ‘rights’

Justice Gorsuch botched Bostock v. Clayton County ruling on homosexual and transgender ‘rights’

According to Justice Gorsuch, a person’s decision to base his self-identification on his gender preference or sexual attraction now defines his or her sex, and [...] Read full article: Justice Gorsuch botched Bostock v. Clayt...→

11 facing felony charges connected to looting in Hillsborough County in late May, more charges expected

11 facing felony charges connected to looting in Hillsborough County in late May, more charges expected

Eleven people face felonies following the civil unrest that transpired the nights of May 30 and 31. Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren announced he'd fi [...] Read full article: 11 facing felony charges connected to lo...→

11 arrested on looting charges in Hillsborough County from May 30-31 unrest, more charges expected

11 arrested on looting charges in Hillsborough County from May 30-31 unrest, more charges expected

Eleven people have been arrested on looting charges in Hillsborough County from the events that transpired on May 30-31, State Attorney Andrew Warren announced [...] Read full article: 11 arrested on looting charges in Hillsb...→

Iowa governor Kim Reynolds will restore voting rights to paroled felons

Iowa governor Kim Reynolds will restore voting rights to paroled felons

Iowa’s governor will issue an executive order formally restoring voting rights to paroled individuals with felony convictions, she announced. Speaking to Radio [...] Read full article: Iowa governor Kim Reynolds will restore ...→

Bostock v. Clayton County: SCOTUS Rules LGBT Employees Protected by Civil Rights Act

Bostock v. Clayton County: SCOTUS Rules LGBT Employees Protected by Civil Rights Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, a resounding | Politi [...] Read full article: Bostock v. Clayton County: SCOTUS Rules ...→

LeBron James Partners With Trae Young, Jalen Rose, Skylar Diggins-Smith And Others To Form Voting Rights Group, 'More Than A Vote'

LeBron James Partners With Trae Young, Jalen Rose, Skylar Diggins-Smith And Others To Form Voting Rights Group, 'More Than A Vote'

The Lakers forward has partnered with other current and former basketball players to form a voting rights group aimed at fighting voter suppression and protect [...] Read full article: LeBron James Partners With Trae Young, J...→

LA County Board Delays Vote On Force Policies, Seeks Health Regulations For Police

LA County Board Delays Vote On Force Policies, Seeks Health Regulations For Police

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a number of proposals related to criminal justice reforms and police protests, but delayed a vote [...] Read full article: LA County Board Delays Vote On Force Pol...→

Commissioners Vote To Remove Confederate Monument Outside Tarrant County Courthouse

Commissioners Vote To Remove Confederate Monument Outside Tarrant County Courthouse

Tarrant Co. commissioners voted to remove a highly scrutinized monument honoring Confederate war soldiers currently in front of the historic county courthouse. Read full article: Commissioners Vote To Remove Confederate...→

Hillsborough County School District to approve HVAC, roof and security upgrades at many schools

Hillsborough County School District to approve HVAC, roof and security upgrades at many schools

Hillsborough County school leaders are set to approve school improvement projects at several of its elementary, middle and high schools at the board meeting on [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County School District to a...→

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

In an effort to both slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and keep lines moving during the July 14 Texas primary runoff election, officials in Tarrant Coun [...] Read full article: Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Co...→

Missouri’s Supreme Court Says ACLU's Voting Rights Lawsuit Can Proceed

Missouri’s Supreme Court Says ACLU's Voting Rights Lawsuit Can Proceed

Earlier this month it was announced that Missouri residents could vote by mail (with one stipulation) for the August and November elections this year. Missouri [...] Read full article: Missouri’s Supreme Court Says ACLU's Vot...→

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

The phone number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County is "delayed" after an employee at the center tested positive, according to the county. Read full article: Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in H...→

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — There's a new toll-free number in Hillsborough County for residents trying to schedule a COVID-19 test.... The county says the numb [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County creates new number f...→

Pinellas County Commissioners to vote on mandatory mask ordinance Tuesday

Pinellas County Commissioners to vote on mandatory mask ordinance Tuesday

On Tuesday Pinellas County commissioners are expected to vote on a new mandatory mask ordinance and they're looking into three different options. Read full article: Pinellas County Commissioners to vote on...→

Hillsborough County students learning how to be architects through virtual summer course

Hillsborough County students learning how to be architects through virtual summer course

The STEM Xposure virtual summer course is underway, where architects and building experts are teaching students how to build their own tiny house. Read full article: Hillsborough County students learning ho...→

Actress Phylicia Rashad stars in new audio play about voting rights

Actress Phylicia Rashad stars in new audio play about voting rights

Actress Phylicia Rashad is lending her voice to a new audio play about Black women and the battle for the right to vote. Read full article: Actress Phylicia Rashad stars in new aud...→

Hispanic voting rights volunteer arrested for voter fraud; woman voted twice in Texas primary

Hispanic voting rights volunteer arrested for voter fraud; woman voted twice in Texas primary

Texas authorities have charged a former volunteer for LULAC, a major Hispanic civil and voting rights organization, with voter fraud after she cast two ballots [...] Read full article: Hispanic voting rights volunteer arreste...→

11 facing felony charges connected to looting in Hillsborough County in late May, more charges expected

11 facing felony charges connected to looting in Hillsborough County in late May, more charges expected

Eleven people face felonies following the civil unrest that transpired the nights of May 30 and 31. Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren announced he'd fi [...] Read full article: 11 facing felony charges connected to lo...→

Amazon Buys Rights to Stacey Abrams Voting Rights Documentary

Amazon Buys Rights to Stacey Abrams Voting Rights Documentary

Amazon Studios has purchased the rights to an untitled documentary on voting rights which prominently features failed Georgia Democrat gubernatorial candidate [...] Read full article: Amazon Buys Rights to Stacey Abrams Voti...→

Iowa governor Kim Reynolds will restore voting rights to paroled felons

Iowa governor Kim Reynolds will restore voting rights to paroled felons

Iowa’s governor will issue an executive order formally restoring voting rights to paroled individuals with felony convictions, she announced. Speaking to Radio [...] Read full article: Iowa governor Kim Reynolds will restore ...→

Dallas County Commissioners Vote In Favor Of Cite And Release

Dallas County Commissioners Vote In Favor Of Cite And Release

Dallas County commissioners unanimously passed a resolution to supporting "cite and release" for all eligible crimes. Read full article: Dallas County Commissioners Vote In Favo...→

LeBron James and others starting voting rights group amid George Floyd protests

LeBron James and others starting voting rights group amid George Floyd protests

Comic Kevin Hart, basketball players Trae Young and Jalen Rose and football player Alvin Kamara also taking part amid worldwide protests spurred by George Floy [...] Read full article: LeBron James and others starting voting ...→

LA County Board Delays Vote On Force Policies, Seeks Health Regulations For Police

LA County Board Delays Vote On Force Policies, Seeks Health Regulations For Police

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a number of proposals related to criminal justice reforms and police protests, but delayed a vote [...] Read full article: LA County Board Delays Vote On Force Pol...→

Lawsuit claims Michigan risks fraud, as county has more registered voters than people who can vote

Lawsuit claims Michigan risks fraud, as county has more registered voters than people who can vote

A Michigan voter filed a lawsuit Tuesday against State Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Bureau of Elections Director Jonathan Brater, and other officials, cl [...] Read full article: Lawsuit claims Michigan risks fraud, as ...→

Hillsborough County offering weekend, evening testing at new Brandon-area COVID-19 test site

Hillsborough County offering weekend, evening testing at new Brandon-area COVID-19 test site

In an effort to make COVID-19 coronavirus testing as convenient as possible to all residents, Hillsborough County and health care partners will open an additio [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County offering weekend, ev...→

WATCH: Latest In Hillsborough County Phase 2 Reopenings

WATCH: Latest In Hillsborough County Phase 2 Reopenings

As of June 5, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ full Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery are in effect. Read full article: WATCH: Latest In Hillsborough County Pha...→

Policy changes coming to law enforcement agencies in Tampa, Hillsborough County

Policy changes coming to law enforcement agencies in Tampa, Hillsborough County

Leaders from the black community, the NAACP and ACLU reached out to the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office and Tampa Police Department to discuss policy changes. Read full article: Policy changes coming to law enforcement...→

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

There are four locations throughout Hillsborough County giving out free cloth face coverings as the state continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases. Read full article: 4 locations in Hillsborough County offer...→

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

A Tampa Bay couple is desperate to get COVID-19 testing after their son tested positive after Father's Day weekend. Read full article: Increase in COVID-19 testing demand lead...→

LA County Board to Vote on Revised ‘8 Can't Wait' Force Policies

LA County Board to Vote on Revised ‘8 Can't Wait' Force Policies

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to ask law enforcement agencies countywide to adopt a slightly modified ver [...] Read full article: LA County Board to Vote on Revised ‘8 Ca...→

Election chaos renews focus on gutted Voting Rights Act

When some Georgia voters endured a pandemic, pouring rain and massive waits earlier this month to cast their ballot, President Donald Trump and other Republica [...] Read full article: Election chaos renews focus on gutted Vo...→

Mandatory face mask ordinance approved in Hillsborough County

Mandatory face mask ordinance approved in Hillsborough County

Members of the Emergency Policy Group voted 5-3 on Monday to implement an executive order that would require the wearing of protective face coverings throughou [...] Read full article: Mandatory face mask ordinance approved i...→

Hillsborough County leaders to vote on mandatory face mask ordinance Monday

Hillsborough County leaders to vote on mandatory face mask ordinance Monday

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Hillsborough County could follow suit when it comes to face mask mandates.... Members of the Emergency Policy Group will meet at 1: [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County leaders to vote on m...→

Civil Rights groups file lawsuit demanding better conditions in Broward County Jail - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

“Even though parts of the state are reopening, it does not mean that the risk of COVID-19 outbreaks in jails has vanished,” said Benjamin Stevenson, staff atto [...] Read full article: Civil Rights groups file lawsuit demandi...→

Justice Gorsuch botched Bostock v. Clayton County ruling on homosexual and transgender ‘rights’

Justice Gorsuch botched Bostock v. Clayton County ruling on homosexual and transgender ‘rights’

According to Justice Gorsuch, a person’s decision to base his self-identification on his gender preference or sexual attraction now defines his or her sex, and [...] Read full article: Justice Gorsuch botched Bostock v. Clayt...→

LA County Registrar: 'All Hands On Deck' To Address Voting Machine Issues Before November

LA County Registrar: 'All Hands On Deck' To Address Voting Machine Issues Before November

The Los Angeles County Registrar's Office is promising changes after a David Goldstein investigation last year criticized their new election machines. Read full article: LA County Registrar: 'All Hands On Deck'...→

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools will not be requiring students to wear masks or coverings when the school year starts in August. However, teachers will be provided [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County Schools to provide t...→

11 arrested on looting charges in Hillsborough County from May 30-31 unrest, more charges expected

11 arrested on looting charges in Hillsborough County from May 30-31 unrest, more charges expected

Eleven people have been arrested on looting charges in Hillsborough County from the events that transpired on May 30-31, State Attorney Andrew Warren announced [...] Read full article: 11 arrested on looting charges in Hillsb...→

Hillsborough County moves forward with full-time body-worn cameras

Hillsborough County moves forward with full-time body-worn cameras

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is moving forward with full-time body-worn cameras after the Board of County Commissioners approved funding for the pr [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County moves forward with f...→

Tensions High After Tarrant County Commissioners Vote To Maintain Controversial Immigration Enforcement Program

Tensions High After Tarrant County Commissioners Vote To Maintain Controversial Immigration Enforcement Program

The Tarrant County Commissioners Court voted to extend a controversial immigration enforcement program and some in opposition expressed their unhappiness with [...] Read full article: Tensions High After Tarrant County Commi...→

Bostock v. Clayton County: SCOTUS Rules LGBT Employees Protected by Civil Rights Act

Bostock v. Clayton County: SCOTUS Rules LGBT Employees Protected by Civil Rights Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, a resounding | Politi [...] Read full article: Bostock v. Clayton County: SCOTUS Rules ...→

Hillsborough County offering COVID-19 test site options in Wimauma and Sun City Center

Hillsborough County offering COVID-19 test site options in Wimauma and Sun City Center

In an effort to make COVID-19 coronavirus testing as convenient as possible to all residents, Hillsborough County, in conjunction with health care partners, wi [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County offering COVID-19 te...→

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Election rights activists on Thursday warned Congress that the government can’t ensure safe and free elections in November. The types of problems that plagued [...] Read full article: Voting rights activists sound alarm on i...→

LeBron James Partners With Trae Young, Jalen Rose, Skylar Diggins-Smith And Others To Form Voting Rights Group, 'More Than A Vote'

LeBron James Partners With Trae Young, Jalen Rose, Skylar Diggins-Smith And Others To Form Voting Rights Group, 'More Than A Vote'

The Lakers forward has partnered with other current and former basketball players to form a voting rights group aimed at fighting voter suppression and protect [...] Read full article: LeBron James Partners With Trae Young, J...→

Tarrant County Commissioners Vote to Remove Confederate Monument

Tarrant County Commissioners Vote to Remove Confederate Monument

Following nearly two hours of public comments, commissioners in Tarrant County have voted to remove a marker dedicated to Confederate war soldiers and their de [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Commissioners Vote to Rem...→

Commissioners Vote To Remove Confederate Monument Outside Tarrant County Courthouse

Commissioners Vote To Remove Confederate Monument Outside Tarrant County Courthouse

Tarrant Co. commissioners voted to remove a highly scrutinized monument honoring Confederate war soldiers currently in front of the historic county courthouse. Read full article: Commissioners Vote To Remove Confederate...→

Hillsborough County launches hurricane survey for its residents to prepare, educate

Hillsborough County launches hurricane survey for its residents to prepare, educate

Hillsborough County will launch a hurricane preparedness survey to learn the plans, thoughts and concerns of residents during hurricane season. Read full article: Hillsborough County launches hurricane s...→

Hillsborough County family business starts making safety shields

Hillsborough County family business starts making safety shields

Sandra Leppert and Associates thought they may have to shut down until they got an idea to keep business going as well as help others stay safe Read full article: Hillsborough County family business star...→

Hillsborough County School District to approve HVAC, roof and security upgrades at many schools

Hillsborough County School District to approve HVAC, roof and security upgrades at many schools

Hillsborough County school leaders are set to approve school improvement projects at several of its elementary, middle and high schools at the board meeting on [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County School District to a...→

Fitton: Scaring Voters About Virus, In-Person Voting, Suppresses Vote

Fitton: Scaring Voters About Virus, In-Person Voting, Suppresses Vote

House Democrats held a vote-by-mail hearing in the coronavirus era, but some said the pandemic is being used to advance a political agenda. Read full article: Fitton: Scaring Voters About Virus, In-P...→

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Contactless' in Tarrant County

In an effort to both slow the spread of the novel coronavirus and keep lines moving during the July 14 Texas primary runoff election, officials in Tarrant Coun [...] Read full article: Primary Run-Offs, Early Voting to Be ‘Co...→

Policy changes coming to law enforcement agencies in Tampa, Hillsborough County

Policy changes coming to law enforcement agencies in Tampa, Hillsborough County

Leaders from the black community, the NAACP and ACLU reached out to the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office and Tampa Police Department to discuss policy changes. Read full article: Policy changes coming to law enforcement...→

Missouri’s Supreme Court Says ACLU's Voting Rights Lawsuit Can Proceed

Missouri’s Supreme Court Says ACLU's Voting Rights Lawsuit Can Proceed

Earlier this month it was announced that Missouri residents could vote by mail (with one stipulation) for the August and November elections this year. Missouri [...] Read full article: Missouri’s Supreme Court Says ACLU's Vot...→

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

4 locations in Hillsborough County offering free face masks

There are four locations throughout Hillsborough County giving out free cloth face coverings as the state continues to see a rise in COVID-19 cases. Read full article: 4 locations in Hillsborough County offer...→

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County back up after temporary delay

The phone number to schedule COVID-19 testing in Hillsborough County is "delayed" after an employee at the center tested positive, according to the county. Read full article: Number to schedule COVID-19 testing in H...→

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

Increase in COVID-19 testing demand leads to changes in Hillsborough County

A Tampa Bay couple is desperate to get COVID-19 testing after their son tested positive after Father's Day weekend. Read full article: Increase in COVID-19 testing demand lead...→

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

Hillsborough County creates new number for COVID-19 testing

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — There's a new toll-free number in Hillsborough County for residents trying to schedule a COVID-19 test.... The county says the numb [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County creates new number f...→

LA County Board to Vote on Revised ‘8 Can't Wait' Force Policies

LA County Board to Vote on Revised ‘8 Can't Wait' Force Policies

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Tuesday on whether to ask law enforcement agencies countywide to adopt a slightly modified ver [...] Read full article: LA County Board to Vote on Revised ‘8 Ca...→

Pinellas County Commissioners to vote on mandatory mask ordinance Tuesday

Pinellas County Commissioners to vote on mandatory mask ordinance Tuesday

On Tuesday Pinellas County commissioners are expected to vote on a new mandatory mask ordinance and they're looking into three different options. Read full article: Pinellas County Commissioners to vote on...→

Election chaos renews focus on gutted Voting Rights Act

When some Georgia voters endured a pandemic, pouring rain and massive waits earlier this month to cast their ballot, President Donald Trump and other Republica [...] Read full article: Election chaos renews focus on gutted Vo...→

Mandatory face mask ordinance approved in Hillsborough County

Mandatory face mask ordinance approved in Hillsborough County

Members of the Emergency Policy Group voted 5-3 on Monday to implement an executive order that would require the wearing of protective face coverings throughou [...] Read full article: Mandatory face mask ordinance approved i...→

Hillsborough County students learning how to be architects through virtual summer course

Hillsborough County students learning how to be architects through virtual summer course

The STEM Xposure virtual summer course is underway, where architects and building experts are teaching students how to build their own tiny house. Read full article: Hillsborough County students learning ho...→

Hillsborough County leaders to vote on mandatory face mask ordinance Monday

Hillsborough County leaders to vote on mandatory face mask ordinance Monday

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Hillsborough County could follow suit when it comes to face mask mandates.... Members of the Emergency Policy Group will meet at 1: [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County leaders to vote on m...→

Civil Rights groups file lawsuit demanding better conditions in Broward County Jail - Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

“Even though parts of the state are reopening, it does not mean that the risk of COVID-19 outbreaks in jails has vanished,” said Benjamin Stevenson, staff atto [...] Read full article: Civil Rights groups file lawsuit demandi...→

Actress Phylicia Rashad stars in new audio play about voting rights

Actress Phylicia Rashad stars in new audio play about voting rights

Actress Phylicia Rashad is lending her voice to a new audio play about Black women and the battle for the right to vote. Read full article: Actress Phylicia Rashad stars in new aud...→

Justice Gorsuch botched Bostock v. Clayton County ruling on homosexual and transgender ‘rights’

Justice Gorsuch botched Bostock v. Clayton County ruling on homosexual and transgender ‘rights’

According to Justice Gorsuch, a person’s decision to base his self-identification on his gender preference or sexual attraction now defines his or her sex, and [...] Read full article: Justice Gorsuch botched Bostock v. Clayt...→

Hispanic voting rights volunteer arrested for voter fraud; woman voted twice in Texas primary

Hispanic voting rights volunteer arrested for voter fraud; woman voted twice in Texas primary

Texas authorities have charged a former volunteer for LULAC, a major Hispanic civil and voting rights organization, with voter fraud after she cast two ballots [...] Read full article: Hispanic voting rights volunteer arreste...→

LA County Registrar: 'All Hands On Deck' To Address Voting Machine Issues Before November

LA County Registrar: 'All Hands On Deck' To Address Voting Machine Issues Before November

The Los Angeles County Registrar's Office is promising changes after a David Goldstein investigation last year criticized their new election machines. Read full article: LA County Registrar: 'All Hands On Deck'...→

11 facing felony charges connected to looting in Hillsborough County in late May, more charges expected

11 facing felony charges connected to looting in Hillsborough County in late May, more charges expected

Eleven people face felonies following the civil unrest that transpired the nights of May 30 and 31. Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren announced he'd fi [...] Read full article: 11 facing felony charges connected to lo...→

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools to provide teachers with masks for school year

Hillsborough County Schools will not be requiring students to wear masks or coverings when the school year starts in August. However, teachers will be provided [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County Schools to provide t...→

11 arrested on looting charges in Hillsborough County from May 30-31 unrest, more charges expected

11 arrested on looting charges in Hillsborough County from May 30-31 unrest, more charges expected

Eleven people have been arrested on looting charges in Hillsborough County from the events that transpired on May 30-31, State Attorney Andrew Warren announced [...] Read full article: 11 arrested on looting charges in Hillsb...→

Amazon Buys Rights to Stacey Abrams Voting Rights Documentary

Amazon Buys Rights to Stacey Abrams Voting Rights Documentary

Amazon Studios has purchased the rights to an untitled documentary on voting rights which prominently features failed Georgia Democrat gubernatorial candidate [...] Read full article: Amazon Buys Rights to Stacey Abrams Voti...→

Hillsborough County moves forward with full-time body-worn cameras

Hillsborough County moves forward with full-time body-worn cameras

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is moving forward with full-time body-worn cameras after the Board of County Commissioners approved funding for the pr [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County moves forward with f...→

Iowa governor Kim Reynolds will restore voting rights to paroled felons

Iowa governor Kim Reynolds will restore voting rights to paroled felons

Iowa’s governor will issue an executive order formally restoring voting rights to paroled individuals with felony convictions, she announced. Speaking to Radio [...] Read full article: Iowa governor Kim Reynolds will restore ...→

Tensions High After Tarrant County Commissioners Vote To Maintain Controversial Immigration Enforcement Program

Tensions High After Tarrant County Commissioners Vote To Maintain Controversial Immigration Enforcement Program

The Tarrant County Commissioners Court voted to extend a controversial immigration enforcement program and some in opposition expressed their unhappiness with [...] Read full article: Tensions High After Tarrant County Commi...→

Dallas County Commissioners Vote In Favor Of Cite And Release

Dallas County Commissioners Vote In Favor Of Cite And Release

Dallas County commissioners unanimously passed a resolution to supporting "cite and release" for all eligible crimes. Read full article: Dallas County Commissioners Vote In Favo...→

Bostock v. Clayton County: SCOTUS Rules LGBT Employees Protected by Civil Rights Act

Bostock v. Clayton County: SCOTUS Rules LGBT Employees Protected by Civil Rights Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a landmark civil rights law protects LGBT people from discrimination in employment, a resounding | Politi [...] Read full article: Bostock v. Clayton County: SCOTUS Rules ...→

Hillsborough County offering COVID-19 test site options in Wimauma and Sun City Center

Hillsborough County offering COVID-19 test site options in Wimauma and Sun City Center

In an effort to make COVID-19 coronavirus testing as convenient as possible to all residents, Hillsborough County, in conjunction with health care partners, wi [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County offering COVID-19 te...→

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Election rights activists on Thursday warned Congress that the government can’t ensure safe and free elections in November. The types of problems that plagued [...] Read full article: Voting rights activists sound alarm on i...→

LeBron James Partners With Trae Young, Jalen Rose, Skylar Diggins-Smith And Others To Form Voting Rights Group, 'More Than A Vote'

LeBron James Partners With Trae Young, Jalen Rose, Skylar Diggins-Smith And Others To Form Voting Rights Group, 'More Than A Vote'

The Lakers forward has partnered with other current and former basketball players to form a voting rights group aimed at fighting voter suppression and protect [...] Read full article: LeBron James Partners With Trae Young, J...→

LeBron James and others starting voting rights group amid George Floyd protests

LeBron James and others starting voting rights group amid George Floyd protests

Comic Kevin Hart, basketball players Trae Young and Jalen Rose and football player Alvin Kamara also taking part amid worldwide protests spurred by George Floy [...] Read full article: LeBron James and others starting voting ...→

LA County Board Delays Vote On Force Policies, Seeks Health Regulations For Police

LA County Board Delays Vote On Force Policies, Seeks Health Regulations For Police

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a number of proposals related to criminal justice reforms and police protests, but delayed a vote [...] Read full article: LA County Board Delays Vote On Force Pol...→

Tarrant County Commissioners Vote to Remove Confederate Monument

Tarrant County Commissioners Vote to Remove Confederate Monument

Following nearly two hours of public comments, commissioners in Tarrant County have voted to remove a marker dedicated to Confederate war soldiers and their de [...] Read full article: Tarrant County Commissioners Vote to Rem...→

Commissioners Vote To Remove Confederate Monument Outside Tarrant County Courthouse

Commissioners Vote To Remove Confederate Monument Outside Tarrant County Courthouse

Tarrant Co. commissioners voted to remove a highly scrutinized monument honoring Confederate war soldiers currently in front of the historic county courthouse. Read full article: Commissioners Vote To Remove Confederate...→

Lawsuit claims Michigan risks fraud, as county has more registered voters than people who can vote

Lawsuit claims Michigan risks fraud, as county has more registered voters than people who can vote

A Michigan voter filed a lawsuit Tuesday against State Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Bureau of Elections Director Jonathan Brater, and other officials, cl [...] Read full article: Lawsuit claims Michigan risks fraud, as ...→

Hillsborough County launches hurricane survey for its residents to prepare, educate

Hillsborough County launches hurricane survey for its residents to prepare, educate

Hillsborough County will launch a hurricane preparedness survey to learn the plans, thoughts and concerns of residents during hurricane season. Read full article: Hillsborough County launches hurricane s...→

Hillsborough County family business starts making safety shields

Hillsborough County family business starts making safety shields

Sandra Leppert and Associates thought they may have to shut down until they got an idea to keep business going as well as help others stay safe Read full article: Hillsborough County family business star...→

Hillsborough County offering weekend, evening testing at new Brandon-area COVID-19 test site

Hillsborough County offering weekend, evening testing at new Brandon-area COVID-19 test site

In an effort to make COVID-19 coronavirus testing as convenient as possible to all residents, Hillsborough County and health care partners will open an additio [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County offering weekend, ev...→

Hillsborough County School District to approve HVAC, roof and security upgrades at many schools

Hillsborough County School District to approve HVAC, roof and security upgrades at many schools

Hillsborough County school leaders are set to approve school improvement projects at several of its elementary, middle and high schools at the board meeting on [...] Read full article: Hillsborough County School District to a...→

WATCH: Latest In Hillsborough County Phase 2 Reopenings

WATCH: Latest In Hillsborough County Phase 2 Reopenings

As of June 5, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ full Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step Plan for Florida’s Recovery are in effect. Read full article: WATCH: Latest In Hillsborough County Pha...→

Fitton: Scaring Voters About Virus, In-Person Voting, Suppresses Vote

Fitton: Scaring Voters About Virus, In-Person Voting, Suppresses Vote

House Democrats held a vote-by-mail hearing in the coronavirus era, but some said the pandemic is being used to advance a political agenda. Read full article: Fitton: Scaring Voters About Virus, In-P...→