(NEW YORK) -- The Florida Board of Governors voted Wednesday to prohibit state funding to be used toward Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, including "political or social activism" activities on campus in a 15-2 vote.The regulation prohibits state universities from using state or... Read More.
Angela Bassett accepted an Honorary Oscar at the 14th Governors Awards Tuesday night. During her speech, she shouted out “trailblazing” Black actresses that paved the way for her, including Ruby Dee, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Rosalind Cash.
(PHOENIX) -- Ground-breaking events. Presentations of preposterously oversized checks. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies -- especially ribbon cuttings.Increasing the in-your-face representations of things like a new battery manufacturing plant opening or the beginning of bridge construction -- the fruits of the Inflation Reduction Act, the bipartisan infrastructure... Read More.
The cities of Marysville and Arlington are pleased to announce that the Cascade Industrial Center (CIC) has been honored with a 2023 Governor’s Smart Communities Award. A long-term joint project of the cities, the CIC offers a 4,000-acre center for manufacturing and industrial development... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Third-generation pitmaster Brian Jackson knows a few things for certain.He knows how to perfectly smoke fall-off-the bone ribs, the kind that are famous state-wide, slicked just so with his grandmother's proprietary special sauce. And he knows that he is all-in on... Read More.
(SANTA FE, N.M.) -- A federal judge granted a temporary restraining order against New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's order suspending the right to carry firearms in public in and around Albuquerque.The Democratic governor issued last Friday a 30-day suspension of open and concealed carry... Read More.
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- The Iowa Legislature on Tuesday night passed legislation that would restrict abortion, now sending the bill to Gov. Kim Reynolds after 14 hours of committee meetings and testimony from the public.Lawmakers kicked off a special session Tuesday morning with the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- When Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan announced the start last week of a political group to boost President Joe Biden's reelection campaign and elevate other Democrats, she raised her own standing, too -- and drew the spotlight back to her and two... Read More.
(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- South Carolina's state Senate has passed a six-week abortion ban, sending the bill to the governor's desk where it is expected to be signed into law.South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster signed a previous so-called "heartbeat ban" into law in 2021, but... Read More.
(RALEIGH, N.C.) -- The North Carolina Legislature voted Tuesday night to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a 12-week abortion ban.Republican lawmakers passed the bill along party lines last week, which reduced the state's ban on abortion from 20 weeks to the end of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- An eager bench of Democrats will spend heavily to stake out positions as early supporters of President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign ahead of his expected announcement, which could come as soon as this week.On Monday, a national Democratic committee tasked with electing... Read More.