Energy Sovereignty Act would repeal little-used section of Clean Air Act that Biden’s EPA could…

This post was originally published on this siteEnergy Sovereignty Act would repeal little-used section of Clean Air Act that Biden’s EPA could invoke to implement stricter greenhouse gas limits Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA10) Should the U.S. eighty-six Section 115? Context What’s the best way to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, the primary contributor to the global climate crisis? […]

US to block millions for Egypt over human rights

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration has decided to deny $130 million of military aid allocated for Egypt over the country’s failure to comply with human rights conditions laid out by the State Department, according to a senior State Department official, congressional sources and activists.

White House: Biden’s trip to Pittsburgh to promote infrastructure law still on after bridge collapse

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden will proceed on his trip to Pittsburgh to promote a bipartisan infrastructure law after a bridge collapsed early Friday.     

Pennsylvania Court Says State’s Mail Voting Law Is Unconstitutional

This post was originally published on this siteThe decision deals a temporary blow to voting access in a critical battleground state. Democrats pledged an appeal.

Ex-Education Secretary Duncan considers Chicago mayor bid

This post was originally published on this siteFormer Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is considering a bid to become mayor of Chicago in 2023, he told reporters this week.Duncan made the remarks while laying out a plan to remake the city’s police department, which he called “in crisis” after…

Wages Rise at Fastest Pace Since 2002 as Inflation Continues to Run Hot

This post was originally published on this siteInflation is rapid and wages are growing at the fastest pace in two decades, trends that may prod the Federal Reserve to lift rates several times this year.

Ukraine crisis: US ignored Russia’s security concerns, Putin says

This post was originally published on this siteThe president’s comments come after the US rejected Moscow’s main demands over Ukraine.

Key inflation gauge rose 5.8 percent in 2021, most in 39 years

This post was originally published on this siteA measure of prices that is closely tracked by the Federal Reserve rose 5.8 percent last year, the sharpest increase since 1982, as brisk consumer spending collided with snarled supply chains to raise the costs of food, furniture, appliances and…

New ‘terrifying’ GOP proposal in Arizona would allow lawmakers to reject election results

This post was originally published on this site Lawmakers would have the power to reject election results under a sweeping piece of legislation that would make seismic changes to the way elections are conducted in Arizona. Rep. John Fillmore’s House Bill 2596 would eliminate no-excuse early voting, which is used by the overwhelming majority of […]

Why rising crime isn’t breaking through as a national issue

This post was originally published on this siteBut a closer look at the data reveals that crime, for the most part, remains a backburner national issue for Americans, unlike in the 1990s. Crime does, however, have the ability to shape local and state politics.

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