Despite GOP Gov. Larry Hogan’s attempts to block the measures, Maryland has become the first U.S. state to repeal its Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights.
Maryland on Saturday became the first state in the nation to repeal its powerful Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights after the state’s Democratic-majority legislature overrode Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes of three historic police... Read more
The West Virginia moderate Democrat said in an opinion article that there was “no circumstance in which I will vote to eliminate or weaken” the legislative procedure.
Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Wednesday there was “no circumstance” in which he would vote to eliminate the filibuster, likely ending hopes for some of President Joe Biden’s more ambitious legislative initiatives.
“The filibuster is... Read more
“I’ll admit I wasn’t prepared for what came after the election,” the former House speaker writes in his new memoir.
Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner blasts Donald Trump over the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol in his forthcoming memoir, saying the former president is directly responsible for the incident, which left five people dead and more than 140 Capitol Police... Read more
The order by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms includes actions to mitigate the effect of Georgia’s racist new law that significantly rolls back voting access.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed an executive order Tuesday meant to expand voting access in response to Georgia’s racist new vote restrictions.
The mayor’s order directs Atlanta’s chief equity officer to develop and implement a plan within the city’s authority to mitigate... Read more
MLB's decision to move the 2021 All-Star Game out of Atlanta was clearly going to cost the local area some money, but one initial guess at the damage is pretty unbelievable.
The Cobb County Travel and Tourism Bureau has estimated that MLB's decision will cost local business more than $100 million in lost tourism dollars, according to Atlanta's WSB-TV:
“This event would have directly impacted... Read more