Tag: Legislature

Confederate bust moved from Tennessee Capitol building

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader that had been prominently displayed inside the Tennessee Capitol...

Indiana businesses urge Congress to pass LGBTQ protections

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INDIANAPOLIS — More than 100 Indiana businesses are urging Congress to pass legislation stalled in the Senate that would extend federal civil rights protections...

Pelosi says ‘deadly serious’ Jan. 6 probe to go without GOP

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WASHINGTON — Unfazed by Republican threats of a boycott, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday that a congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol...

Confederate bust moved from Tennessee Capitol building

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader that had been prominently displayed inside the Tennessee Capitol...

GOP’s vaccine push comes with strong words, few actions

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WASHINGTON — Republican politicians are under increasing pressure to speak out to persuade COVID-19 vaccine skeptics to roll up their sleeves and take the...

Yellen outlines to Congress emergency measures on debt limit

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WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told Congress on Friday that she will start taking emergency measures next week to keep the government from...

Trump’s sway tested in race for open mid-Ohio US House seat

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The crowded Republican primary for an open U.S. House seat in central Ohio is testing the ongoing political sway of former...

Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

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WASHINGTON — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts. ...

Free money for all? Mayors hope local tests bring big change

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By triggering $1,400 stimulus checks for millions of people and expanding the child tax credit for many families, the pandemic offered a clear takeaway...

FirstEnergy to pay $230M in agreement in Ohio bribery case

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CINCINNATI — The energy giant at the center of a $60 million bribery scheme in Ohio admitted Thursday to using dark money groups to...