(The Center Square) – Democrats in the House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday that would make Washington, D.C. the 51st state in the union, a move that would almost certainly strengthen the Democrats’ Senate majority and bolster their ranks in the House.
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(The Center Square) – The day before marijuana’s most notorious holiday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed cannabis banking reform dubbed the Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act (SAFE) on a 321-101 Monday vote.
(The Center Square) – The Kentucky Supreme Court will hear two cases simultaneously that deal with orders Gov. Andy Beshear has issued related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
(The Center Square) – Campaign strategists have named U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., as one of the leading presidential contenders for 2024, but right now the senator has taken on a controversial and ambitious goal: regulating Big Tech.
LYNCHBURG — When she’s doing anything, like driving around town or alone with her thoughts, Judy Smith thinks of the night she saw her husband die.
Widow of murdered man talks about dealing with the Virginia parole board
"We must mourn the Hoosiers whose lives were cut way too short, but we must also take action to prevent another tragedy like this from happening on Indiana soil," council member Ali Brown said.
(The Center Square) – U.S. Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner introduced federal gun control legislation Thursday to mirror some of the laws that recently passed their home state of Virginia.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, governors and state agencies in all 50 states relied on emergency power authority to enact stay-at-home orders, mask mandates, and other restrictions on businesses and individuals. Since March 2020, 10 bills in eight states have been signed into law that are aimed at increasing legislative oversight of governors’ emergency powers. These laws were enacted in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Utah.