Posted: 2020-11-25 12:28:41
The U.S. intelligence community will start providing President-elect Joe Biden with access to the presidential daily briefing, and the FBI will begin background investigations into his picks...
Posted: 2020-11-24 11:19:01
The Trump campaign’s Pennsylvania federal lawsuit is now in appeals court, where it faces extremely rough sledding after the state certified its results on Tuesday....
New Jersey GOP seeks special session to addre...

New Jersey GOP seeks special session to address pandemic relief funds


New Jersey Republicans are calling for a special legislative session before Thanksgiving to address unused money from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act they say s...
Posted: 2020-11-24 11:00:23
New Jersey GOP seeks special session to address pandemic relief funds
New Jersey Republicans are calling for a special legislative session before Thanksgiving to address unused money from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act they say s...
Trump spy chief seeks SEC scrutiny of Chinese...

Trump spy chief seeks SEC scrutiny of Chinese dominance in cryptocurrency


The U.S. intelligence community is raising concerns about the Chinese Communist Party’s influence over digital currencies with the Securities and Exchange Commission....
Posted: 2020-11-24 10:29:41
Trump spy chief seeks SEC scrutiny of Chinese dominance in cryptocurrency
The U.S. intelligence community is raising concerns about the Chinese Communist Party’s influence over digital currencies with the Securities and Exchange Commission....
Louisiana school superintendents call for loo...

Louisiana school superintendents call for loosening COVID-19 quarantine rules


Several parents and public school superintendents on Monday argued the state’s quarantine guidelines are too restrictive, harming students’ education and social well-being....
Posted: 2020-11-24 10:00:59
Louisiana school superintendents call for loosening COVID-19 quarantine rules
Several parents and public school superintendents on Monday argued the state’s quarantine guidelines are too restrictive, harming students’ education and social well-being....

Posted: 2020-11-24 09:22:54
Emails from 2015 show that President-elect Joe Biden’s secretary of state nominee Antony Blinken sought to arrange a meeting with Hunter Biden, who was seeking "advice."...
Posted: 2020-11-24 09:00:37
A group of about 50 demonstrators brought together by firebrand pastor Greg Locke gathered on Legislative Plaza on Monday afternoon in protest of Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s limit on pub...
Ohio governor wants current orders to work; d...

Ohio governor wants current orders to work; doesn’t rule out another shutdown


Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is sounding the alarm, but he’s not ready to impose more restrictions just yet in response to growing COVID-19 case numbers and hospitals around the state under the g...
Posted: 2020-11-24 08:00:01
Ohio governor wants current orders to work; doesn’t rule out another shutdown
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is sounding the alarm, but he’s not ready to impose more restrictions just yet in response to growing COVID-19 case numbers and hospitals around the state under the g...
NJ Transit at risk of missing Dec. 31 railroa...

NJ Transit at risk of missing Dec. 31 railroad safety system deadline: Feds


NJ Transit is the only railroad in the country “at risk of not fully implementing” a federally mandated safety system “on all its required main lines” by the end of the year, a feder...
Posted: 2020-11-24 07:00:22
NJ Transit at risk of missing Dec. 31 railroad safety system deadline: Feds
NJ Transit is the only railroad in the country “at risk of not fully implementing” a federally mandated safety system “on all its required main lines” by the end of the year, a feder...
Texas Restaurant Association providing food c...

Texas Restaurant Association providing food care packages for youth, families


Although among the hardest hit industries by the governor’s shutdown orders, Texas restaurants are finding ways to give back to their communities this holiday season....
Posted: 2020-11-24 06:00:17
Texas Restaurant Association providing food care packages for youth, families
Although among the hardest hit industries by the governor’s shutdown orders, Texas restaurants are finding ways to give back to their communities this holiday season....

Posted: 2020-11-24 05:04:07
Government Services Administration Administrator Emily Murphy said that while she didn’t receive pressure from the White House to begin transition proceedings for President-elect Joe Biden...
Posted: 2020-11-24 05:00:48
A county judge has rejected a petition from more than 40 St. Louis-area restaurants and the Missouri Restaurant Association (MRA) requesting a county emergency order that bans indoor dining ...
Pennsylvania certifies election in favor of B...

Pennsylvania certifies election in favor of Biden


Pennsylvania certified that President-elect Joe Biden won this year’s election in the state, after an onslaught of legal challenges from the Trump campaign and Republicans mostly failed....
Posted: 2020-11-24 04:30:08
Pennsylvania certifies election in favor of Biden
Pennsylvania certified that President-elect Joe Biden won this year’s election in the state, after an onslaught of legal challenges from the Trump campaign and Republicans mostly failed....
Texas announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution...

Texas announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan


Some Texans are expected to receive COVID-19 vaccines as early as next month, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced Monday....
Posted: 2020-11-24 04:00:50
Texas announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan
Some Texans are expected to receive COVID-19 vaccines as early as next month, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) announced Monday....
New Mexico governor shuts down grocery stores...

New Mexico governor shuts down grocery stores for two weeks


A dozen grocery stores around the state have been forced to close for two weeks because of a public health order issued by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham at a time when the state’s residents ...
Posted: 2020-11-24 03:00:56
New Mexico governor shuts down grocery stores for two weeks
A dozen grocery stores around the state have been forced to close for two weeks because of a public health order issued by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham at a time when the state’s residents ...

Posted: 2020-11-24 02:30:25
Gov. J.B. Pritzker said time is running out for unemployed Illinoisans....
Posted: 2020-11-24 02:00:12
Some Arizonans are just weeks away from being able to get a COVID-19 vaccination....
Tennessee provides $700K in STEM education, c...

Tennessee provides $700K in STEM education, career grants


Eighty-nine schools in more than 30 Tennessee school districts will receive a total of about $700,000 in grants to fund science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM) programs, a...
Posted: 2020-11-24 01:30:05
Tennessee provides $700K in STEM education, career grants
Eighty-nine schools in more than 30 Tennessee school districts will receive a total of about $700,000 in grants to fund science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM) programs, a...
Washington health officials report testing ba...

Washington health officials report testing backlog


The Washington State Department of Health is warning residents not to get tested for COVID-19 unless they are sure they are showing symptoms....
Posted: 2020-11-24 01:00:26
Washington health officials report testing backlog
The Washington State Department of Health is warning residents not to get tested for COVID-19 unless they are sure they are showing symptoms....
Louisiana commission calls for broader, simpl...

Louisiana commission calls for broader, simpler tax structure


A broader and simpler tax structure would be fairer to taxpayers, provide a more predictable revenue stream for government, and make Louisiana’s economy more competitive with the rest of t...
Posted: 2020-11-24 03:00:11
Louisiana commission calls for broader, simpler tax structure
A broader and simpler tax structure would be fairer to taxpayers, provide a more predictable revenue stream for government, and make Louisiana’s economy more competitive with the rest of t...

Posted: 2020-11-24 01:00:04
A panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a local Florida ordinance Friday that prohibited licensed therapists from engaging in conversion therapy, ruling that banning the con...
Posted: 2020-11-23 11:00:41
The Illinois Department of Public Health quietly removed thousands of available hospital beds from their data showing how much capacity Illinois’ medical centers have....
Jared Polis names former Boulder County judge...

Jared Polis names former Boulder County judge to Colorado Supreme Court


Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ first appointment to the state’s highest court went to a former Boulder County district court judge on Friday....
Posted: 2020-11-23 10:00:32
Jared Polis names former Boulder County judge to Colorado Supreme Court
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ first appointment to the state’s highest court went to a former Boulder County district court judge on Friday....
Michigan state canvassers vote to certify the...

Michigan state canvassers vote to certify the election in blow to Trump


The Michigan Board of State Canvassers voted 3-0 to certify the results of its election after weeks of post-election acrimony and attempts to delay the process....
Posted: 2020-11-23 09:46:55
Michigan state canvassers vote to certify the election in blow to Trump
The Michigan Board of State Canvassers voted 3-0 to certify the results of its election after weeks of post-election acrimony and attempts to delay the process....
‘Circus’ of picking next Illinois House s...

‘Circus’ of picking next Illinois House speaker could compound state’s problems


Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he has the votes to continue to be speaker. Other Democrats project he doesn’t. It’s setting up what could make for what a political observer ...
Posted: 2020-11-23 09:00:27
‘Circus’ of picking next Illinois House speaker could compound state’s problems
Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan says he has the votes to continue to be speaker. Other Democrats project he doesn’t. It’s setting up what could make for what a political observer ...

Posted: 2020-11-23 08:00:55
Rural Colorado communities facing major economic challenges got a boost from the state's Department of Local Affairs on Thursday as it released over $793,000 in rural economic development gr...
Posted: 2020-11-23 07:51:53
Avril Haines, a former deputy to Obama CIA Director John Brennan and National Security Advisor Susan Rice, was named by President-elect Joe Biden to lead the Office of the Director of Nation...
Brian Kemp calls for audit of Georgia's ...

Brian Kemp calls for audit of Georgia's absentee ballot signatures


Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp called on Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Friday to complete a sample audit of the signatures on the absentee ballots cast in the general election....
Posted: 2020-11-23 07:00:36
Brian Kemp calls for audit of Georgia's absentee ballot signatures
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp called on Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Friday to complete a sample audit of the signatures on the absentee ballots cast in the general election....
Jim Justice: West Virginia will be ready to d...

Jim Justice: West Virginia will be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccine ‘very quickly’


West Virginia is preparing to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine “very quickly” when it becomes available, Gov. Jim Justice said Friday....
Posted: 2020-11-23 06:00:06
Jim Justice: West Virginia will be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccine ‘very quickly’
West Virginia is preparing to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine “very quickly” when it becomes available, Gov. Jim Justice said Friday....
Pennsylvania GOP sues to block certification ...

Pennsylvania GOP sues to block certification of election as deadline looms


Republicans in Pennsylvania have embarked upon another effort to halt the certification of election results in a lawsuit that raises issues with the state’s mail-in voting process....
Posted: 2020-11-23 05:12:40
Pennsylvania GOP sues to block certification of election as deadline looms
Republicans in Pennsylvania have embarked upon another effort to halt the certification of election results in a lawsuit that raises issues with the state’s mail-in voting process....

Posted: 2020-11-23 05:00:49
Despite positive job numbers in October, Ohio’s economy continues to struggle, and a local policy group says lawmakers should focus on legislation to keep businesses open and Ohioans worki...
Posted: 2020-11-23 04:00:14
When state lawmakers return to Nashville next January, one topic for consideration will be what to do with Tennessee’s $741 million surplus funds from a welfare program for the working poo...
Seven month budget heads to Pennsylvania gove...

Seven month budget heads to Pennsylvania governor’s desk


Pennsylvania legislators handed Gov. Tom Wolf a seven month spending plan on Friday – pieced together by federal pandemic aid and accounting tricks that some Democrats begrudgingly support...
Posted: 2020-11-23 03:00:04
Seven month budget heads to Pennsylvania governor’s desk
Pennsylvania legislators handed Gov. Tom Wolf a seven month spending plan on Friday – pieced together by federal pandemic aid and accounting tricks that some Democrats begrudgingly support...
COVID-19 deaths at LaSalle Veterans' Hom...

COVID-19 deaths at LaSalle Veterans' Home launches first pandemic public oversight hearing in Illinois


The first public oversight hearing throughout the pandemic is set for Tuesday when members of the Illinois Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee will meet virtually to focus on a COVID-19 out...
Posted: 2020-11-23 02:30:23
COVID-19 deaths at LaSalle Veterans' Home launches first pandemic public oversight hearing in Illinois
The first public oversight hearing throughout the pandemic is set for Tuesday when members of the Illinois Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee will meet virtually to focus on a COVID-19 out...
Cuomo: Staten Island COVID-19 cases worrisome...

Cuomo: Staten Island COVID-19 cases worrisome, causing 'hospital capacity issue'


COVID-19 cases on Staten Island are posing a “serious problem” for New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday....
Posted: 2020-11-23 02:00:04
Cuomo: Staten Island COVID-19 cases worrisome, causing 'hospital capacity issue'
COVID-19 cases on Staten Island are posing a “serious problem” for New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday....

Posted: 2020-11-23 01:30:27
Several counties in downstate Illinois voted in the recent election to break off from the state of Illinois to create a new one....
Posted: 2020-11-23 01:00:18
A new report finds that Illinois has one of the best lung cancer survival rates in the nation....
Bongino slams Maryland governor as 'path...

Bongino slams Maryland governor as 'pathetic loser' after he called on Trump to concede


Conservative radio host Dan Bongino called Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan a “pathetic loser” after the governor criticized President Trump’s pandemic response and called for him to concede....
Posted: 2020-11-22 09:18:50
Bongino slams Maryland governor as 'pathetic loser' after he called on Trump to concede
Conservative radio host Dan Bongino called Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan a “pathetic loser” after the governor criticized President Trump’s pandemic response and called for him to concede....
US exits Open Skies Treaty citing Russian vio...

US exits Open Skies Treaty citing Russian violations


The United States exited the Treaty on Open Skies on Sunday, six months after the Trump administration signaled it would. The administration cited repeated Russian Federation violations of t...
Posted: 2020-11-22 04:11:52
US exits Open Skies Treaty citing Russian violations
The United States exited the Treaty on Open Skies on Sunday, six months after the Trump administration signaled it would. The administration cited repeated Russian Federation violations of t...
Barr orders more convicted murderers to be ex...

Barr orders more convicted murderers to be executed during Biden transition period


Attorney General William Barr ordered the Federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule the executions of three additional convicted murderers to take place during the presidential transition period...
Posted: 2020-11-21 01:46:43
Barr orders more convicted murderers to be executed during Biden transition period
Attorney General William Barr ordered the Federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule the executions of three additional convicted murderers to take place during the presidential transition period...

Posted: 2020-11-20 11:50:10
After a White House meeting with President Trump, top GOP lawmakers in Michigan asserted that the winner of the election will only be determined by who received the most votes....
Posted: 2020-11-20 11:00:50
As more and more Illinois House Democrats defect from supporting House Speaker Michael Madigan, Republicans are demanding a vote on a new speaker immediately. Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Thursda...
Pritzker asks Illinoisans to hang in there: ...

Pritzker asks Illinoisans to hang in there: ‘We’re so close’ to a vaccine


Gov. J.B. Pritzker is pleading with Illinois residents to just “hang in there” and be vigilant in the remaining months before a COVID-19 vaccine arrives....
Posted: 2020-11-20 10:00:45
Pritzker asks Illinoisans to hang in there: ‘We’re so close’ to a vaccine
Gov. J.B. Pritzker is pleading with Illinois residents to just “hang in there” and be vigilant in the remaining months before a COVID-19 vaccine arrives....
Louisiana governor raises alarm about third w...

Louisiana governor raises alarm about third wave, does not issue new restrictions


Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday said Louisiana is in the midst of its third COVID-19 surge, though he stopped short of issuing new restrictions to control the coronavirus, saying the curre...
Posted: 2020-11-20 09:00:56
Louisiana governor raises alarm about third wave, does not issue new restrictions
Gov. John Bel Edwards on Thursday said Louisiana is in the midst of its third COVID-19 surge, though he stopped short of issuing new restrictions to control the coronavirus, saying the curre...
Trump campaign fails to toss thousands of bal...

Trump campaign fails to toss thousands of ballots during Wisconsin recount


The Trump campaign has set the stage for possible litigation in Wisconsin after it unsuccessfully attempted to eliminate tens of thousands of ballots from being tallied....
Posted: 2020-11-20 08:35:17
Trump campaign fails to toss thousands of ballots during Wisconsin recount
The Trump campaign has set the stage for possible litigation in Wisconsin after it unsuccessfully attempted to eliminate tens of thousands of ballots from being tallied....

Posted: 2020-11-20 08:00:32
The Pennsylvania Department of Health discussed its three-phase vaccine plan for the state’s 12.8 million residents on Thursday as federal approval looms for versions developed by Pfizer a...
Posted: 2020-11-20 06:00:19
Virginians will be unable to collect federal extended unemployment benefits starting at the end of this week, which means thousands of people will not receive the full entitlement they had b...
Trump recount effort kicks off in Wisconsin...

Trump recount effort kicks off in Wisconsin


Hundreds of mask-clad election workers, observers, and officials have descended upon Wisconsin’s two most populous counties to begin a recount effort initiated by the Trump campaign....
Posted: 2020-11-20 05:03:26
Trump recount effort kicks off in Wisconsin
Hundreds of mask-clad election workers, observers, and officials have descended upon Wisconsin’s two most populous counties to begin a recount effort initiated by the Trump campaign....
Court depositions shed light on Oregon's...

Court depositions shed light on Oregon's pandemic response for schools


Oregon’s education boss allegedly did not plan on providing private schools with state-mandated face masks, according to a lawsuit against Gov. Kate Brown’s health orders from three Chri...
Posted: 2020-11-20 05:00:42
Court depositions shed light on Oregon's pandemic response for schools
Oregon’s education boss allegedly did not plan on providing private schools with state-mandated face masks, according to a lawsuit against Gov. Kate Brown’s health orders from three Chri...
Executions of convicted killers move forward ...

Executions of convicted killers move forward before Biden acts on vow to end federal capital punishment


The Supreme Court denied a convicted murderer’s Thursday appeal, allowing the execution to move forward just before midnight. It was the eighth federal execution since Attorney General Wil...
Posted: 2020-11-20 04:59:42
Executions of convicted killers move forward before Biden acts on vow to end federal capital punishment
The Supreme Court denied a convicted murderer’s Thursday appeal, allowing the execution to move forward just before midnight. It was the eighth federal execution since Attorney General Wil...