Alabama legislators advance anti-ESG investment bill

The Alabama legislature on Thursday introduced a bill that would bar the state from contracting with companies that refuse to work with fossil fuel companies or gun makers. The bill, which passed the Alabama Senate by a 27-8 vote, follows a series of other conservative states and federal governments targeting investments based on environmental, social, […]

‘Gang of 8’ legislators gain access to Trump, Biden, and Pence’s classified documents

Congressional leaders attended a closed-door briefing on classified documents in the possession of President Joe Biden, former President Donald Trump, and former Vice President Mike Pence. (Photo by Kevin Deitch/Getty Images) OAN Brooke MalloryUpdated 3:18 PM – Tuesday, April 11, 2023 According to insiders, members of Congress known as the “Gang of Eight” had access […]

14 trans and nonbinary legislators tell Biden they’re concerned about Title IX change

A coalition of transgender and nonbinary lawmakers sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Monday expressing concern about the administration’s proposed Title IX changes. “We, 14 of the transgender and nonbinary legislators holding public office across the United States, are here to express our concerns about the Administration’s proposed rulemaking changes to the eligibility […]

Indiana Legislators Defend Teenagers from Transgender Medicine

The Indiana legislature has approved legislation to protect minors from transgender medical interventions, including puberty blockers, heterosexual hormone therapy, and gender reassignment surgery. The bill, now sent to Gov. Eric Holcombe, passed the state legislature by a 65-30 vote. Gov. Eric Holcomb has not disclosed whether he plans to sign the law into law. Asked […]

Ohio legislators introduce bill abolishing death penalty

Ohio may abolish the death penalty under an upcoming bipartisan law announced Tuesday. State senators from both sides of the aisle cited the financial blow to taxpayers from keeping death row inmates, the lack of lethal injection drugs that led to a state moratorium on informal executions. , called for an end to the practice. […]

Legislators, lobbyists look to farm bill to save American forests

Congress and the U.S. Forest Service are eyeing a farm bill to breathe new life into the country’s fire-plagued forests. Against the backdrop of looming threats such as wildfires, legislators and lobbyists alike are using a colossal bill of over $1 trillion to get federal money to pay for forest conservation and restoration efforts. I […]

Texas legislators look to give voters final decision on Daylight Saving Time

Texas legislators introduced two bills to the state Senate that would allow Texans to vote on whether to keep or eliminate daylight saving time. Republican Texas Senator Paul Bettencourt introduced both Senate Bill 2329 and Senate Joint Resolution 86 on March 10. This illustrated photo shows a clock in the background of a smartphone showing […]

DeSantis Wins: Florida legislators ready to remake Disney’s Reedy Creek

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaking at the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit July 22, 2022 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) OAN National Political Correspondent, Neil W. McCabe.Updated 9:10 AM PT – Tuesday, February 7, 2023 (Tallahassee, Fla.) It’s been a year since Florida Republican Governor Ron […]