The Michigan Supreme Court affirmed on Thursday that current state law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
- The Hill
Republicans successfully challenged Democrats’ proposed price cap on insulin for private insurers, the GOP’s only victory during the “vote-a-rama” as it hit the 12-hour mark.
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- ABC News
The U.S. Secret Service has given the House Jan. 6 committee a listing of agency-issued cell phone numbers belonging to agents based in Washington, D.C., for the period the panel is investigating, according to sources familiar with the matter. The move is an unusual step amid heightened scrutiny of the agency's cooperation with the congressional panel investigating last year's insurrection and the role then-President Donald Trump played in it. The committee can now determine which agents' call records they may want to review and, if they decide to do so, could either request them directly or conceivably issue subpoenas to their cell phone providers, an official familiar with the situation explained.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer may dare the chamber's Republicans to vote against a $35 per month cap on insulin in the still-under-construction Inflation Reduction Act, sources told Insider.
- USA TODAY Opinion
The Democrats are making an important and timely show of competence, success and 'winning.' President Biden is at the helm of all this winning.
Indiana state representative proposed bill to outlaw erectile dysfunction drugs in light of abortion ban
State Representative John L. Bartlett argued that banning erectile dysfunction drugs will put the onus of pregnancy onto men.
Emergency allotments were authorized under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to help address temporary food needs of SNAP households during the pandemic. According to the U.S. Department of...
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U.S. Congresswoman Victoria Spartz (R-IN), who had previously lambasted President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s chief-of-staff, Andriy Yermak, refused to meet with Yermak after being invited, CNN reported on Aug. 5.
- Miami Herald
Cuba can’t put out the fire in Matanzas on its own. The U.S. said it can help
Trump blasts the Democratic-led climate and tax bill, says 'old broken crow' Mitch McConnell was 'taken for a ride' by Joe Manchin
"I told the old broken crow, Mitch McConnell, that this was going to happen," the former president said of the sweeping Democratic-led legislation.
Florida's Republican governor focuses in executive order and Thursday press conference — teased on social media a day earlier — on Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren's signing of statements in which prosecutors across the country vowed not to use their offices to pursue criminal cases against seekers or providers of abortion or gender transition treatments.
- LA Times
The decision will likely prevent UC Berkeley from resuming construction work at the historic property until at least October.
A National Security Council spokesperson called China’s response to Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit “irresponsible and at odds with our long-standing goal of maintaining peace and stability"
- Journal & Courier
Alting, representing Tippecanoe County, called the Indiana law banning nearly all abortions a government "intrusion."
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Texas Universal Service Fund was created to help primarily rural residents get basic telephone services. So, why the bump in fees passed on to customers?
The bill also grants the healthcare program for seniors the right to negotate drug prices for the first time and will penalize drug makers that increase prices for their medicines by more than the rate of inflation.
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- Austin American-Statesman
Berry is one of the 21 Austin police officers facing excessive force indictments for their conduct during the 2020 racial justice protests.