A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Tuesday, May 11, 2021:
The Nebraska Farm Bureau and Nebraska Chamber of Commerce also said tax increases would "threaten Nebraska's family businesses and primary economic sectors" along with Nebraskans who depend on those businesses for employment.
Also, more tips from experts to kick off Financial Literacy Month, a nationally recognized campaign to bring awareness to the need for more financial education in schools and for adults.
April kicks off Financial Literacy Month, a nationally recognized campaign to bring awareness to the need for more financial education in schools and for adults. The campaign has been around for decades, yet you may have never heard of it. Here’s a look at the ins and outs of Financial Literacy Month, how it came […]
At a press conference in Sioux Falls, Gov. Kristi Noem brought out a parade of student athletes, retired NFL players, a former professional golfer, and rodeo backers to support her announcement of the Defend Title IX Now coalition aimed at promoting fairness in women’s sports.
A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest from Monday, Feb. 8, 2021:
Everyone knows all is fair in love and war. It goes for politics, too. Just consider Kamala Harris.
The Cumberland County Code Blue Coalition has decided to close their warming shelters early for the season, which typically runs through April, according to Rob Weinstein and Denise Arrigo of the M25 Initiative.
More surprising than Biden’s win total on Super Tuesday was the coalition behind it.
As a coalition of organizations entered the Capitol to push for what they called “common-sense” gun laws, legislators advanced bills allowing Iowans with gun permits to carry onto school grounds and pre-empting some local firearms regulations.
Democrats are fighting to convince black and brown voters that they're not taking their vote for granted in 2020. That fight will no doubt get harder if those voters tune into Thursday night's debate, where just one nonwhite candidate will appear on stage.
The awkward camera angle is meant to hide the fact that the owner of the phone is filming, but there is no mistaking the outlines of the heavy cargo being deposited on the dock in the Yemeni port of Aden last week.
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces -- the Kurdish group backed, until now, by the US in Syria -- reacted with anger and disgust, saying …
Tom Quirk, Executive Director of the New Jersey Coastal Coalition, kicks off the first non weather roundup interview of "Something in the Air" podcast. Tom talks about how Hurricane Sandy inspired the "Coalition", what Jersey communities are in on this, how they're helping to lower your flood insurance rates and what the future holds.
CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL XAVIER BECERRA, on whether there's a crisis at the border: "We have the lowest level of entries into the country by those that don't have permission than we've had in some 20 years." — interview with ABC's "This Week" on Feb. 17.
The U.S. military says a number of service members were killed Wednesday in an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria — the first instance of U.S. casualties since President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw troops from the country last month.
TRUMP: "After my heavily negotiated trip to Saudi Arabia last year, the Kingdom agreed to spend and invest $450 billion in the United States. This is a record amount of money. It will create hundreds of thousands of jobs, tremendous economic development, and much additional wealth for the United States. Of the $450 billion, $110 billion will be spent on the purchase of military equipment from Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and many other great U.S. defense contractors. If we foolishly cancel these contracts, Russia and China would be the enormous beneficiaries — and very happy to acquire all of this newfound business." — statement Tuesday.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There was a sigh of relief after police recovered a giant inflatable colon that is used to teach about the dangers of colon cancer.