Day: September 3, 2021

Community News

Hochul Signs Order for Legislative Special Session to Extend Eviction

Steve BittenbenderThe Center Square contributorWashington ExaminerWith the state’s moratorium on evictions ending at midnight Tuesday, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a proclamation Tuesday evening to call state lawmakers into a special session starting Wednesday and address what she called a crisis for both renters and small business owners. In Albany, lawmakers will work to extend the […]readmore

Legal

Texas’s Proposed Voter Suppression Law

The threat to Texas voters of all political affiliations is not voter fraud but rather voter suppression. David WeinbergThe following is adapted from testimony given Monday before the Texas House Select Committee on Constitutional Rights and Remedies for a hearing on Senate Bill 1.All Texans deserve a free, fair, and accessible elections system. They registered and voted in record numbers […]readmore

Environment

America, We Have a Problem

View From HereBy David Mark GreavesA changing climate, a deadly virus, and a fascist Republican party are the challenges the nation is faced with going into the Fall of 2021. Hurricane Ida devastated Louisiana, leaving four million without power and forced the mighty Mississippi River to reverse its flow. An historic drought in the west […]readmore