State budget amendments appear unlikely before Labor Day

(The Center Square) – Adjustments to the state budget at the midpoint of its two-year life, as often happens, appear to be a longshot this year for North Carolina lawmakers. Three-fifths majorities of Republicans are in each chamber, and they’ll need to either craft separate legislation or come together on very different plans to push […]

State budget amendment proposals track toward need for...

(The Center Square) – North Carolina Senate leaders released their proposal for amendments to the two-year budget on Wednesday evening, with a key similarity of fully funding Opportunity Scholarships to extinguish the waiting list. After that, even in education, things do not align with the respective plans of the Senate and House of Representatives. There’s […]

Reliable data on gang crimes lacking

(The Center Square) – As the effects of the border crisis ripple throughout the nation, concern grows over increased transnational organized crime, in Pennsylvania and beyond. Those subjective fears have been amplified in the wake of the Biden administration’s recent executive order granting a legal pathway to citizenship for spouses of U.S. residents and their […]

Trump attorneys to argue Jack Smith was unlawfully...

Former President Donald Trump‘s defense team will have an opportunity to argue at a hearing in Florida on Friday that the classified documents case should be dismissed on the grounds that Jack Smith was allegedly unlawfully appointed special counsel. Judge Aileen Cannon scheduled a hearing on the matter as she addresses one by one the […]

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