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George Floyd killing: Minneapolis on edge again as historic trial set to begin

George Floyd killing: Minneapolis on edge again as historic trial set to begin

One of the most significant police trials in US history begins on Monday and as the former officer who killed George Floyd stands before a judge, a jury and the world, many in Black communities in Minneapolis are braced against the dread of justice not…
By Freedom and Excellence | Monday, March 8, 2021
Georgia GOP leaders who stood up to Trump back voting bills

Georgia GOP leaders who stood up to Trump back voting bills

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger won wide praise last fall for firmly rejecting then-President Donald Trump’s false claims of voter fraud. But now that those claims have spawned an effort to tighten voting laws — one that…
By Freedom and Excellence | Friday, March 5, 2021
Arkansas lawmakers send governor near-total abortion ban

Arkansas lawmakers send governor near-total abortion ban

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Wednesday approved legislation banning nearly all abortions, sending the bill to a Republican governor who has expressed reservations about the move. The majority-Republican House voted 75-18 for the bill, which bans all abortions except those to save…
By Freedom and Excellence | Thursday, March 4, 2021
Michigan National Guard members complain of undercooked, contaminated meals while in DC

Michigan National Guard members complain of undercooked, contaminated meals while in DC

Members of Michigan’s National Guard have complained of receiving undercooked meals or food containing metal shavings during their stay in Washington, D.C., to protect the U.S. Capitol, according to news reports, as lawmakers from the state call for a new food provider. The disclosures --…
By Freedom and Excellence | Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Deal reached to get California children back in classrooms

Deal reached to get California children back in classrooms

ELK GROVE, Calif. (AP) — The majority of California’s 6.1 million public school students could be back in the classroom by April under new legislation announced Monday by Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders. Critics panned the plan as inadequate. Most students in the nation’s…
By Freedom and Excellence | Tuesday, March 2, 2021
As recall threat grows, California Gov. Gavin Newsom shifts his governing style, pushing reopenings

As recall threat grows, California Gov. Gavin Newsom shifts his governing style, pushing reopenings

SACRAMENTO — Throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Gavin Newsom has often talked about his desire to reopen schools. It wasn’t until the final days of last year, however, that he introduced a plan to speed up a return to the classroom. Facing…
By Freedom and Excellence | Monday, March 1, 2021
Gretchen Whitmer Administration Refuses to Answer Questions About Nursing Home Policy

Gretchen Whitmer Administration Refuses to Answer Questions About Nursing Home Policy

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) administration refused to answer questions from legislators Thursday about her coronavirus nursing home policy. During a House Oversight Committee meeting, chairman Rep. Steve Johnson (R) acknowledged a representative from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) declined to…
By Freedom and Excellence | Friday, February 26, 2021
Rep. Adam Kinzinger GOP primary challenger Catalina Lauf gets 523,900 hits on announcement video

Rep. Adam Kinzinger GOP primary challenger Catalina Lauf gets 523,900 hits on announcement video

WASHINGTON — When Catalina Lauf launched her 2020 GOP campaign for Congress in a district outside of Chicago, it got little notice. Her Wednesday video announcing her 2022 primary challenge to Rep. Adam Kinzinger quickly skyrocketed to more than 523,900 views. A primary contest between…
By Freedom and Excellence | Thursday, February 25, 2021
Cities that ‘defund the police’ would be punished under new NC bill

Cities that ‘defund the police’ would be punished under new NC bill

Republican lawmakers want the state to discourage local governments in North Carolina from cutting funding for law enforcement. North Carolina state Sen. Chuck Edwards unveiled legislation Monday that would reduce state funding to any local government that cuts spending for its police or sheriff’s office.…
By Freedom and Excellence | Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Indiana House votes to eliminate license to carry handguns

Indiana House votes to eliminate license to carry handguns

Despite opposition from State Police, the Indiana House on Monday voted to eliminate the license to carry a handgun in Indiana. House Bill 1369 passed the House by a 65-31 vote and now heads to the Senate, where its already picked up key endorsements. Under…
By Freedom and Excellence | Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Kentucky Police Officer Fired for Allegedly Giving Officers’ Information to Black Lives Matter Protesters

Kentucky Police Officer Fired for Allegedly Giving Officers’ Information to Black Lives Matter Protesters

A police officer in Kentucky was fired on Feb. 19 over allegations he provided a Black Lives Matter organizer with information about other officers in the department during protests last year. Lexington Police Officer Jervis Middleton was fired after a unanimous vote by the Lexington-Fayette…
By Freedom and Excellence | Monday, February 22, 2021
One night in Cancun: Ted Cruz’s disastrous decision to go on vacation during Texas storm crisis

One night in Cancun: Ted Cruz’s disastrous decision to go on vacation during Texas storm crisis

WASHINGTON - Usually, it takes at least one full day in Cancun to do something embarrassing you'll never live down. But for Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, it took just 10 hours - from when his United plane touched down at Cancun International Airport at 7:52…
By Freedom and Excellence | Friday, February 19, 2021
Larry Hogan charges teachers unions with blocking school openings

Larry Hogan charges teachers unions with blocking school openings

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is blaming teachers unions for blocking students from returning to the classroom in Maryland’s largest public school districts after nearly a year of remote learning forced by the coronavirus. Hogan is desperate for Maryland children to resume regular,…
By Freedom and Excellence | Thursday, February 18, 2021
Covid wars launch DeSantis into GOP ‘top tier’

Covid wars launch DeSantis into GOP ‘top tier’

MIAMI — Ron DeSantis once drew national scorn for his stewardship of Florida’s Covid-19 response — critics took to referring to the governor as “DeathSantis” for his resistance to restrictive measures. But that very blowback — marked by predictions of doom and widespread criticism for…
By Freedom and Excellence | Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Nevada lawmakers move to bump NH out of first-in-nation primary position in 2024

Nevada lawmakers move to bump NH out of first-in-nation primary position in 2024

MANCHESTER, N.H. — New Hampshire is now officially in another battle to hold on to the first-in-the-nation status of its presidential primary. State lawmakers in Nevada filed a bill on Monday to change that state’s presidential nominating contest from a caucus to a primary in…
By Freedom and Excellence | Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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