Judge Blocks New California Law Banning Approaching People to Speak Outside Vaccination Centers

This post was originally published on this siteAs I wrote about in September, the California Legislature enacted a law defining “harassing” as approaching within 30 feet to give leaflets to strangers, or to try to speak to them. The bill begins: (a) It is [a misdemeanor punishable by up to six months in jail and […]

The FDA reveals why it really hasn’t approved the Moderna vaccine for kids yet

This post was originally published on this site  A vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the first round of staff vaccinations at a hospital in Denver. The Food and Drug Administration said Sunday that it will need more time to decide if the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12-17 warrants approval. | David […]

Virginia goes to polls in too-close-to call bellwether election

This post was originally published on this site The US state of Virginia prepared to vote Tuesday for its next governor in a margin-of-error skirmish seen as the first major test of President Joe Biden’s political brand. A harbinger of the parties’ prospects in next year’s midterm elections, the race between Democratic former governor Terry […]

What to watch in Tuesday’s elections

This post was originally published on this siteTuesday’s elections in states and cities across the country are set to serve as an early gauge of Joe Biden’s presidency and the political environment headed into next year’s midterm elections.

House Democrats miss chance to help McAuliffe

This post was originally published on this siteDemocrats are closer than ever to clinching victory on President Biden’s Build Back Better package and the bipartisan infrastructure bill, but they’re missing the window of opportunity to boost Terry McAuliffe in the neck and neck Virginia governor’…

It would be hard for Virginia’s race for governor to be any closer

This post was originally published on this siteA win for Democrats means adding to the power they’ve built over the last few years. A win for Republicans means putting a stop to that.

New Jersey voters choose their next governor today. Here’s what to watch

This post was originally published on this site If Gov. Phil Murphy wins Tuesday’s gubernatorial election against Republican Jack Ciattarelli — and polls show that’s likely — he will be the first Democrat to win reelection in N.J. since 1977. (Image credit: Frank Franklin II/AP)

Biden unveils sweeping new U.S. methane emission rules at COP26 climate summit

Biden unveils sweeping new U.S. methane emission rules at COP26 climate summit

Biden administration takes aim at methane emissions

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is announcing a series of actions aimed at tackling a potent greenhouse gas called methane that is significantly more potent than carbon dioxide.The new efforts — which includes regulations on oil and gas drilling as well as…

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