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State Senate approves vote-by-mail expansion along party lines

State Senate approves vote-by-mail expansion along party lines

A major expansion of voting access for the 2020 general election is headed to the desk of Gov. J.B. Pritzker after the Illinois Senate overwhelmingly passed th [...] Read full article: State Senate approves vote-by-mail expan...→

State Senate approves vote-by-mail expansion along party lines

State Senate approves vote-by-mail expansion along party lines

A major expansion of voting access for the 2020 general election is headed to the desk of Gov. J.B. Pritzker after the Illinois Senate overwhelmingly passed th [...] Read full article: State Senate approves vote-by-mail expan...→

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

ATLANTA (AP) — Public school students in Georgia would see fewer state standardized tests under a bill passed by the state House, but lawmakers want the state [...] Read full article: Georgia House approves plan to cut state...→

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

A Republican-authored police reform bill failed in a Senate test vote Wednesday after Democrats opposed the bill on the basis it did not go far enough -- spark [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans' police reform bill f...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Add state Senate GOP leader to list of those who may miss Trump's convention

One of the most prominent Illinoisans scheduled to attend this summer’s Republican National Convention now is sending word he may take a pass. In an email, Jas [...] Read full article: Add state Senate GOP leader to list of t...→

Reopening: State Officials Sending All Voters Mail-In Ballots For November's Presidential Election

Reopening: State Officials Sending All Voters Mail-In Ballots For November's Presidential Election

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law t [...] Read full article: Reopening: State Officials Sending All V...→

Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approved in Illinois

Election day in Illinois is here, with voters across the state heading to the polls. Here’s a look at some essential resources to help you prepare to cast your [...] Read full article: Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approv...→

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

SPRINGFIELD (The Center Square) – Illinoisans who cast ballots in elections since 2018 will automatically be sent an application for a vote-by-mail ballo Read full article: Local election officials prepare for vot...→

Senate Republicans pledge vote on police reform bill as early as next week

Senate Republicans pledge vote on police reform bill as early as next week

Senate Republicans introduced the JUSTICE ACT on Wednesday to reform policing after national unrest over the killing of George Floyd by a cop in Minnesota — an [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans pledge vote on police...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, d...→

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

President Donald Trump on Monday previewed a lawsuit against state governments for pushing vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Dem...→

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

As it becomes increasingly likely that COVID-19 will impact the 2020 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans shunning prudent and bipartisan vote-by-m [...] Read full article: GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But ...→

Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could Cause Presidential Vote Chaos - Times of San Diego

November's presidential election could be thrown into chaos if Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order for mail-only balloting isn't blocked. Read full article: Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could C...→

Senate approves subpoenas of Obama officials in Russian collusion prob

Senate approves subpoenas of Obama officials in Russian collusion prob

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday authorized chairman Lindsey Graham to issue a wide range of subpoenas as part of its investigation into the origins [...] Read full article: Senate approves subpoenas of Obama offic...→

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

The Vallejo City Council approved an agreement with the state Department of Justice to collaboratively reform the Vallejo Police Department's policies and prac [...] Read full article: Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement ...→

No vacancies left: Senate approves Trump’s 200th federal judge

No vacancies left: Senate approves Trump’s 200th federal judge

The Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the last remaining appellate opening. It marks the first time in at l [...] Read full article: No vacancies left: Senate approves Trump...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

Senate Republican bucks party and president on law enforcement immunity

Senate Republican bucks party and president on law enforcement immunity

Sen. Mike Braun introduced a bill that he says will limit qualified immunity for law enforcement officers. Read full article: Senate Republican bucks party and presid...→

Poll: Would you vote by mail if given the option?

George Soros conspiracy theories surge amid George Floyd protests... Joe Biden's 40 years in Washington is the problem Read full article: Poll: Would you vote by mail if given th...→

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

For the biggest city in the country, a dramatic and fast expansion of the mail-in voting system has come with challenges. Read full article: Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm N...→

State orders coal company to cease expansion of West Elk Mine into roadless area near Paonia

State orders coal company to cease expansion of West Elk Mine into roadless area near Paonia

The company that owns and operates the West Elk Mine near Paonia was ordered by the Colorado Division of Reclamation and Mine Safety Thursday to stop building [...] Read full article: State orders coal company to cease expan...→

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

All voters who participated in recent elections will now be sent an application for a mail ballot, thanks to a bill that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law this [...] Read full article: Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands...→

Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost conservation, parks

Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost conservation, parks

The Senate has approved a bipartisan bill that would double spending on a popular conservation program and devote nearly $2 billion a year to improve and maint [...] Read full article: Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost cons...→

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

Weeks after the federal government distributed aid to states to help pay for extra costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Minnesota Senate has agr [...] Read full article: MN Senate approves distribution of $841 ...→

North Macedonia declares state of emergency ahead of vote

North Macedonia’s president has declared an eight-day state of emergency ahead of an early national election after the country’s main political leaders agreed [...] Read full article: North Macedonia declares state of emerge...→

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

Gov. Gavin Newsom had already ordered ballots to be mailed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but a GOP congressional candidate’s lawsuit argues the move is illega [...] Read full article: State Senate backs bill to provide mail-...→

Pelosi: Republicans Trying to Limit Vote by Mail Because They 'Are Afraid of the Vote'

Pelosi: Republicans Trying to Limit Vote by Mail Because They 'Are Afraid of the Vote'

Wednesday on CNN's "Newsroom," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused the Republican Party of being "afraid of the vote." Thus, she argued Republicans | Cli [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Republicans Trying to Limit Vote...→

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

Voting is a cherished right, and it is imperative that government ensure more people are able to exercise it. Read full article: To protect democracy, expand vote by mai...→

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Three top Senate Democrats said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday that Senate Republicans’ policing overhaul bill is “not salvag [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill i...→

Ruling populist party claims landslide win in Serbia vote

Serbia’s president declared a landslide victory Sunday for his right-wing party in a parliamentary vote held amid concerns over the spread of the novel coronav [...] Read full article: Ruling populist party claims landslide w...→

Blue State Blues: Rename the Democratic Party

Blue State Blues: Rename the Democratic Party

The Democratic Party is a relic of slavery, Jim Crow, and racism, and should be renamed as a gesture toward achieving social justice in the United States. | Read full article: Blue State Blues: Rename the Democratic ...→

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

The California Assembly on Thursday sent Gov. Newsom a bill to require county election officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in the state. Read full article: Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballot...→

Facebook says it's promoting accurate info on vote-by-mail

Facebook said Thursday that it is working to help Americans vote by mail, including by notifying users about how to request ballots and whether the date of the [...] Read full article: Facebook says it's promoting accurate in...→

Nebraska Democratic Party calls on Senate nominee to drop out over lewd text

Nebraska Democratic Party calls on Senate nominee to drop out over lewd text

The Nebraska Democratic Party has pulled support for Senate nominee Chris Janicek and is urging him to withdraw from the race after learning of a sexually inap [...] Read full article: Nebraska Democratic Party calls on Senat...→

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

The bill would give all eligible residents the opportunity to vote early, allow residents to vote-by-mail, and expand absentee ballot access. Read full article: Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Ad...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

The measure was approved by state lawmakers last month, allowing the state to automatically send ballot applications to people who voted or applied for an abse [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Ex...→

Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-by-Mail Plan for November - Times of San Diego

A judge put a hold on an executive order inked by the governor last week that specified how registrars should conduct the coming presidential election. Read full article: Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-b...→

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

While went wrong at the polls in Georgia this week is being investigated, many South Florida protesters said they don’t want to see the same issues here. The s [...] Read full article: Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Flori...→

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

ATLANTA (AP) — Public school students in Georgia would see fewer state standardized tests under a bill passed by the state House, but lawmakers want the state [...] Read full article: Georgia House approves plan to cut state...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Three top Senate Democrats said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday that Senate Republicans’ policing overhaul bill is “not salvag [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill i...→

Poll: Would you vote by mail if given the option?

George Soros conspiracy theories surge amid George Floyd protests... Joe Biden's 40 years in Washington is the problem Read full article: Poll: Would you vote by mail if given th...→

Blue State Blues: Rename the Democratic Party

Blue State Blues: Rename the Democratic Party

The Democratic Party is a relic of slavery, Jim Crow, and racism, and should be renamed as a gesture toward achieving social justice in the United States. | Read full article: Blue State Blues: Rename the Democratic ...→

State orders coal company to cease expansion of West Elk Mine into roadless area near Paonia

State orders coal company to cease expansion of West Elk Mine into roadless area near Paonia

The company that owns and operates the West Elk Mine near Paonia was ordered by the Colorado Division of Reclamation and Mine Safety Thursday to stop building [...] Read full article: State orders coal company to cease expan...→

Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approved in Illinois

Election day in Illinois is here, with voters across the state heading to the polls. Here’s a look at some essential resources to help you prepare to cast your [...] Read full article: Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approv...→

Facebook says it's promoting accurate info on vote-by-mail

Facebook said Thursday that it is working to help Americans vote by mail, including by notifying users about how to request ballots and whether the date of the [...] Read full article: Facebook says it's promoting accurate in...→

Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost conservation, parks

Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost conservation, parks

The Senate has approved a bipartisan bill that would double spending on a popular conservation program and devote nearly $2 billion a year to improve and maint [...] Read full article: Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost cons...→

Senate Republicans pledge vote on police reform bill as early as next week

Senate Republicans pledge vote on police reform bill as early as next week

Senate Republicans introduced the JUSTICE ACT on Wednesday to reform policing after national unrest over the killing of George Floyd by a cop in Minnesota — an [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans pledge vote on police...→

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

The bill would give all eligible residents the opportunity to vote early, allow residents to vote-by-mail, and expand absentee ballot access. Read full article: Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Ad...→

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

Weeks after the federal government distributed aid to states to help pay for extra costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Minnesota Senate has agr [...] Read full article: MN Senate approves distribution of $841 ...→

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

President Donald Trump on Monday previewed a lawsuit against state governments for pushing vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Dem...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

The measure was approved by state lawmakers last month, allowing the state to automatically send ballot applications to people who voted or applied for an abse [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Ex...→

North Macedonia declares state of emergency ahead of vote

North Macedonia’s president has declared an eight-day state of emergency ahead of an early national election after the country’s main political leaders agreed [...] Read full article: North Macedonia declares state of emerge...→

Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could Cause Presidential Vote Chaos - Times of San Diego

November's presidential election could be thrown into chaos if Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order for mail-only balloting isn't blocked. Read full article: Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could C...→

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

While went wrong at the polls in Georgia this week is being investigated, many South Florida protesters said they don’t want to see the same issues here. The s [...] Read full article: Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Flori...→

Pelosi: Republicans Trying to Limit Vote by Mail Because They 'Are Afraid of the Vote'

Pelosi: Republicans Trying to Limit Vote by Mail Because They 'Are Afraid of the Vote'

Wednesday on CNN's "Newsroom," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused the Republican Party of being "afraid of the vote." Thus, she argued Republicans | Cli [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Republicans Trying to Limit Vote...→

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

The Vallejo City Council approved an agreement with the state Department of Justice to collaboratively reform the Vallejo Police Department's policies and prac [...] Read full article: Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement ...→

No vacancies left: Senate approves Trump’s 200th federal judge

No vacancies left: Senate approves Trump’s 200th federal judge

The Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the last remaining appellate opening. It marks the first time in at l [...] Read full article: No vacancies left: Senate approves Trump...→

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

A Republican-authored police reform bill failed in a Senate test vote Wednesday after Democrats opposed the bill on the basis it did not go far enough -- spark [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans' police reform bill f...→

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

Voting is a cherished right, and it is imperative that government ensure more people are able to exercise it. Read full article: To protect democracy, expand vote by mai...→

Senate Republican bucks party and president on law enforcement immunity

Senate Republican bucks party and president on law enforcement immunity

Sen. Mike Braun introduced a bill that he says will limit qualified immunity for law enforcement officers. Read full article: Senate Republican bucks party and presid...→

Add state Senate GOP leader to list of those who may miss Trump's convention

One of the most prominent Illinoisans scheduled to attend this summer’s Republican National Convention now is sending word he may take a pass. In an email, Jas [...] Read full article: Add state Senate GOP leader to list of t...→

Ruling populist party claims landslide win in Serbia vote

Serbia’s president declared a landslide victory Sunday for his right-wing party in a parliamentary vote held amid concerns over the spread of the novel coronav [...] Read full article: Ruling populist party claims landslide w...→

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

For the biggest city in the country, a dramatic and fast expansion of the mail-in voting system has come with challenges. Read full article: Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm N...→

Reopening: State Officials Sending All Voters Mail-In Ballots For November's Presidential Election

Reopening: State Officials Sending All Voters Mail-In Ballots For November's Presidential Election

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law t [...] Read full article: Reopening: State Officials Sending All V...→

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

The California Assembly on Thursday sent Gov. Newsom a bill to require county election officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in the state. Read full article: Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballot...→

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

All voters who participated in recent elections will now be sent an application for a mail ballot, thanks to a bill that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law this [...] Read full article: Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands...→

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

SPRINGFIELD (The Center Square) – Illinoisans who cast ballots in elections since 2018 will automatically be sent an application for a vote-by-mail ballo Read full article: Local election officials prepare for vot...→

Nebraska Democratic Party calls on Senate nominee to drop out over lewd text

Nebraska Democratic Party calls on Senate nominee to drop out over lewd text

The Nebraska Democratic Party has pulled support for Senate nominee Chris Janicek and is urging him to withdraw from the race after learning of a sexually inap [...] Read full article: Nebraska Democratic Party calls on Senat...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, d...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion...→

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

As it becomes increasingly likely that COVID-19 will impact the 2020 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans shunning prudent and bipartisan vote-by-m [...] Read full article: GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But ...→

Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-by-Mail Plan for November - Times of San Diego

A judge put a hold on an executive order inked by the governor last week that specified how registrars should conduct the coming presidential election. Read full article: Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-b...→

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

Gov. Gavin Newsom had already ordered ballots to be mailed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but a GOP congressional candidate’s lawsuit argues the move is illega [...] Read full article: State Senate backs bill to provide mail-...→

Senate approves subpoenas of Obama officials in Russian collusion prob

Senate approves subpoenas of Obama officials in Russian collusion prob

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday authorized chairman Lindsey Graham to issue a wide range of subpoenas as part of its investigation into the origins [...] Read full article: Senate approves subpoenas of Obama offic...→

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

ATLANTA (AP) — Public school students in Georgia would see fewer state standardized tests under a bill passed by the state House, but lawmakers want the state [...] Read full article: Georgia House approves plan to cut state...→

No vacancies left: Senate approves Trump’s 200th federal judge

No vacancies left: Senate approves Trump’s 200th federal judge

The Senate has approved the nomination of a Mississippi judge to a federal appeals court, the last remaining appellate opening. It marks the first time in at l [...] Read full article: No vacancies left: Senate approves Trump...→

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

Senate Republicans' police reform bill fails on test vote amid Dem opposition

A Republican-authored police reform bill failed in a Senate test vote Wednesday after Democrats opposed the bill on the basis it did not go far enough -- spark [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans' police reform bill f...→

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

Senate GOP police reform bill facing gridlock ahead of vote

With no breakthrough in sight, the Senate appears to be headed toward an impasse on police reform. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned on the ev [...] Read full article: Senate GOP police reform bill facing gri...→

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

To protect democracy, expand vote by mail | Opinion

Voting is a cherished right, and it is imperative that government ensure more people are able to exercise it. Read full article: To protect democracy, expand vote by mai...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

Senate Republican bucks party and president on law enforcement immunity

Senate Republican bucks party and president on law enforcement immunity

Sen. Mike Braun introduced a bill that he says will limit qualified immunity for law enforcement officers. Read full article: Senate Republican bucks party and presid...→

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill is ‘not salvageable’ ahead of test vote

Three top Senate Democrats said in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday that Senate Republicans’ policing overhaul bill is “not salvag [...] Read full article: Senate Democrats say GOP policing bill i...→

Add state Senate GOP leader to list of those who may miss Trump's convention

One of the most prominent Illinoisans scheduled to attend this summer’s Republican National Convention now is sending word he may take a pass. In an email, Jas [...] Read full article: Add state Senate GOP leader to list of t...→

Poll: Would you vote by mail if given the option?

George Soros conspiracy theories surge amid George Floyd protests... Joe Biden's 40 years in Washington is the problem Read full article: Poll: Would you vote by mail if given th...→

Ruling populist party claims landslide win in Serbia vote

Serbia’s president declared a landslide victory Sunday for his right-wing party in a parliamentary vote held amid concerns over the spread of the novel coronav [...] Read full article: Ruling populist party claims landslide w...→

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm New York City Elections Agency

For the biggest city in the country, a dramatic and fast expansion of the mail-in voting system has come with challenges. Read full article: Vote-by-Mail Ballot Requests Overwhelm N...→

Blue State Blues: Rename the Democratic Party

Blue State Blues: Rename the Democratic Party

The Democratic Party is a relic of slavery, Jim Crow, and racism, and should be renamed as a gesture toward achieving social justice in the United States. | Read full article: Blue State Blues: Rename the Democratic ...→

Reopening: State Officials Sending All Voters Mail-In Ballots For November's Presidential Election

Reopening: State Officials Sending All Voters Mail-In Ballots For November's Presidential Election

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law t [...] Read full article: Reopening: State Officials Sending All V...→

State orders coal company to cease expansion of West Elk Mine into roadless area near Paonia

State orders coal company to cease expansion of West Elk Mine into roadless area near Paonia

The company that owns and operates the West Elk Mine near Paonia was ordered by the Colorado Division of Reclamation and Mine Safety Thursday to stop building [...] Read full article: State orders coal company to cease expan...→

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballots To All California Voters

The California Assembly on Thursday sent Gov. Newsom a bill to require county election officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter in the state. Read full article: Legislature Approves Bill To Mail Ballot...→

Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approved in Illinois

Election day in Illinois is here, with voters across the state heading to the polls. Here’s a look at some essential resources to help you prepare to cast your [...] Read full article: Massive Expansion of Vote-By-Mail Approv...→

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands Ahead of November Election

All voters who participated in recent elections will now be sent an application for a mail ballot, thanks to a bill that Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law this [...] Read full article: Chicago Prepares as Vote-By-Mail Expands...→

Facebook says it's promoting accurate info on vote-by-mail

Facebook said Thursday that it is working to help Americans vote by mail, including by notifying users about how to request ballots and whether the date of the [...] Read full article: Facebook says it's promoting accurate in...→

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

Local election officials prepare for vote by mail expansion

SPRINGFIELD (The Center Square) – Illinoisans who cast ballots in elections since 2018 will automatically be sent an application for a vote-by-mail ballo Read full article: Local election officials prepare for vot...→

Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost conservation, parks

Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost conservation, parks

The Senate has approved a bipartisan bill that would double spending on a popular conservation program and devote nearly $2 billion a year to improve and maint [...] Read full article: Senate approves $2.8B plan to boost cons...→

Nebraska Democratic Party calls on Senate nominee to drop out over lewd text

Nebraska Democratic Party calls on Senate nominee to drop out over lewd text

The Nebraska Democratic Party has pulled support for Senate nominee Chris Janicek and is urging him to withdraw from the race after learning of a sexually inap [...] Read full article: Nebraska Democratic Party calls on Senat...→

Senate Republicans pledge vote on police reform bill as early as next week

Senate Republicans pledge vote on police reform bill as early as next week

Senate Republicans introduced the JUSTICE ACT on Wednesday to reform policing after national unrest over the killing of George Floyd by a cop in Minnesota — an [...] Read full article: Senate Republicans pledge vote on police...→

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Address Voters Coronavirus Safety

The bill would give all eligible residents the opportunity to vote early, allow residents to vote-by-mail, and expand absentee ballot access. Read full article: Massachusetts Senate Approves Bill To Ad...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, declares Election Day a state holiday

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion, d...→

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

MN Senate approves distribution of $841 million in federal aid

Weeks after the federal government distributed aid to states to help pay for extra costs incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Minnesota Senate has agr [...] Read full article: MN Senate approves distribution of $841 ...→

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion

Anyone who cast a ballot in the last three years or who registered to vote or changed addresses after the March primary will be sent an application to vote by [...] Read full article: Pritzker signs vote-by-mail expansion...→

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Democrat Push for Vote By Mail

President Donald Trump on Monday previewed a lawsuit against state governments for pushing vote by mail in the 2020 election. Read full article: Trump Previews 'Big Lawsuit' Against Dem...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Expansion For General Election In November

The measure was approved by state lawmakers last month, allowing the state to automatically send ballot applications to people who voted or applied for an abse [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Mail-In Voting Ex...→

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But Mitigate Risks

As it becomes increasingly likely that COVID-19 will impact the 2020 presidential election, Democrats and Republicans shunning prudent and bipartisan vote-by-m [...] Read full article: GOP Should Reconsider Vote-By-Mail, But ...→

North Macedonia declares state of emergency ahead of vote

North Macedonia’s president has declared an eight-day state of emergency ahead of an early national election after the country’s main political leaders agreed [...] Read full article: North Macedonia declares state of emerge...→

Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-by-Mail Plan for November - Times of San Diego

A judge put a hold on an executive order inked by the governor last week that specified how registrars should conduct the coming presidential election. Read full article: Court Ruling Clouds Gov. Newsom's Vote-b...→

Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could Cause Presidential Vote Chaos - Times of San Diego

November's presidential election could be thrown into chaos if Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order for mail-only balloting isn't blocked. Read full article: Issa: Newsom's Mail Ballot Order Could C...→

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

State Senate backs bill to provide mail-in ballots to California voters for fall election

Gov. Gavin Newsom had already ordered ballots to be mailed amid the coronavirus outbreak, but a GOP congressional candidate’s lawsuit argues the move is illega [...] Read full article: State Senate backs bill to provide mail-...→

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Florida Protesters to Call for Vote by Mail

While went wrong at the polls in Georgia this week is being investigated, many South Florida protesters said they don’t want to see the same issues here. The s [...] Read full article: Georgia Poll Troubles Prompt South Flori...→

Senate approves subpoenas of Obama officials in Russian collusion prob

Senate approves subpoenas of Obama officials in Russian collusion prob

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday authorized chairman Lindsey Graham to issue a wide range of subpoenas as part of its investigation into the origins [...] Read full article: Senate approves subpoenas of Obama offic...→

Pelosi: Republicans Trying to Limit Vote by Mail Because They 'Are Afraid of the Vote'

Pelosi: Republicans Trying to Limit Vote by Mail Because They 'Are Afraid of the Vote'

Wednesday on CNN's "Newsroom," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused the Republican Party of being "afraid of the vote." Thus, she argued Republicans | Cli [...] Read full article: Pelosi: Republicans Trying to Limit Vote...→

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

The Vallejo City Council approved an agreement with the state Department of Justice to collaboratively reform the Vallejo Police Department's policies and prac [...] Read full article: Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement ...→