Category Archives: The States

Wyoming Approves Concealed Weapons in Churches

Governor Matt Mead signed the law yesterday. The law is in response to the deadly Texas church shooting that occurred last November which left 26 people dead. As the law stands now, individuals had to obtain permission from the church. The law also allows for

John Kasich Rebukes Repeal then Replace

Gov. John Kasich Says No To “Repeal then Replace”

On Sunday, the Governor completely rejected the idea. With the reveal of the Senate healthcare plan, and the number of politicians running away from it, other ideas have bloomed. On such idea, in which President Trump has spoken of, first passing a clean Obamacare repeal bill

R. Seth Williams pleads guilty to bribery.

Philadelphia D.A. Pleads Guilty

Philadelphia’s history making D.A. has plead guilty to bribery. On Thursday, R. Seth Williams plead guilty to bribery and quit his position as Philadelphia’s chief law enforcement officer. The unexpected plea came after  more than two weeks of testimony. Prosecutors alleged that Williams took cash

Phil Montag Fired After Steve Scalise Comments

Nebraska Democrat Fired After Scalise Comments

Phil Montag was fired from his volunteer position Thursday morning. Jane Kleeb, Nebraska Democratic Party chair, fired Montag after a recording surfaced on YouTube of him saying was glad House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot and then went further by saying he with the Louisiana congressman

Karl Oliver apologizes for lynching remark

Mississippi Lawmaker Apologizes After Lynching Remark

After backlash, State Rep. Karl Oliver finally issues an apology. The Mississippi lawmaker recommended lynching New Orleans’ leaders over the weekend. This comes in response to several Confederate monuments being dismantled in the past month. Despite instantaneous backlash, it took until Monday, under pressure from colleagues, for

Texas Attempts a Bathroom Bill Aimed at Transgender Students

Texas Set To Pass Transgender Bathroom Law

Texas Seeks to Triumph Where Others Have Failed. A transgender “bathroom bill” appears to be on track to becoming law in Texas, though it may only apply to public schools. A similar (broader) proposal mandating that virtually all transgender people use public restrooms according to

"Monkey Email" ignites controversy.

Alabama Lawmakers React to “Monkey Email”

The email, forwarded by colleague, is being perceived as racist. Black lawmakers in Alabama are outraged after a white collegue forwarded an email that was perceived as racist. Alabama State Rep. Lynn Greer (R-Rogersville) forwarded the email to colleagues at the state house. The contents