Despite GOP Gov. Larry Hogan’s attempts to block the measures, Maryland has become the first U.S. state to repeal its Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights.
Maryland on Saturday became the first state in the nation to repeal its powerful Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights after the state’s Democratic-majority legislature overrode Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s vetoes of three historic police accountability bills.
Hogan... Read more
Jones, who is currently the city treasurer, said: ‘we’ve begun breaking down the historic racial barriers’ in the city
Tishaura Jones has been elected as the next mayor of St Louis, Missouri, making history as the first Black woman to hold the city’s top position.
“This campaign can unequivocally say that we’ve begun breaking down the historic racial barriers and the racial divides... Read more
“I’ll admit I wasn’t prepared for what came after the election,” the former House speaker writes in his new memoir.
Former Republican House Speaker John Boehner blasts Donald Trump over the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol in his forthcoming memoir, saying the former president is directly responsible for the incident, which left five people dead and more than 140... Read more
The order by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms includes actions to mitigate the effect of Georgia’s racist new law that significantly rolls back voting access.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed an executive order Tuesday meant to expand voting access in response to Georgia’s racist new vote restrictions.
The mayor’s order directs Atlanta’s chief equity officer to develop and implement a plan within the... Read more
Liberal activists are stepping up calls for corporate America to denounce Republican efforts to tighten state voting laws, and businesses accustomed to cozy political relationships now find themselves in the middle of a growing partisan fight over voting rights.
Pressure is mounting on leading companies in Texas, Arizona and other states, particularly after Major League Baseball’s decision Friday to move the 2021 All-Star... Read more