Category: states

Ron DeSantis vs. Blue States: Florida Shines in Coronavirus Response
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Ron DeSantis vs. Blue States: Florida Shines in Coronavirus Response

Critics accused Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) of bungling his response to the coronavirus pandemic as it descended upon the Sunshine State, but after weeks of scrutiny, the Florida governor’s response is standing as a national model, as the state — which boasts more than 21 million residents — outshines its blue state counterparts. DeSantis faced…

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United States Surpasses Italy in Coronavirus Deaths
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United States Surpasses Italy in Coronavirus Deaths

The United States surpassed Italy for total coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday and is now leading the world in reported fatalities from the Wuhan virus. The total death toll from the Chinese coronavirus in the United States reached 19,701 on Saturday, according to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University at the time of publishing — officially surpassing Italy…

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States strategize to protect voters as COVID-19 changes some primary plans
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States strategize to protect voters as COVID-19 changes some primary plans

This week brings another batch of Democratic primaries, this time in Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Ohio. But a lot has changed since Super Tuesday. Lately, a lot changes every hour. In a joint statement last Friday, top election officials from the four states with a primary scheduled on March 17 addressed concerns about COVID-19. “Americans…

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Democrat States Call for Continuation of Obamacare Free Birth Control
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Democrat States Call for Continuation of Obamacare Free Birth Control

Connecticut Attorney General (AG) William Tong has joined the call of 22 other Democrat attorneys general for the continuation of free birth control under Obamacare – even in the case of religious employers. The attorneys general have joined together in filing a court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to…

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NYT Poll: Battleground States Oppose Impeachment, Removal
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NYT Poll: Battleground States Oppose Impeachment, Removal

A New York Times Upshot/Siena College Poll released on Wednesday shows residents of six battleground states oppose impeaching and removing President Trump from office by a 52 percent to 44 percent margin, but support the House impeachment inquiry by a 51 percent to 44 percent margin. Broken down even further, the poll’s results show that…

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Battleground States Oppose Impeachment and Removal
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Battleground States Oppose Impeachment and Removal

Two recent polls show that the effort by Democrats to impeach and remove President Trump from office is unpopular with a majority of voters in several key battleground states. Those results may loom large in the minds of Democrat members of the House of Representatives from those states as they consider how they will cast…

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Forty-nine states and the District of Columbia are pushing an antitrust investigation against Google
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Forty-nine states and the District of Columbia are pushing an antitrust investigation against Google

Fifty attorneys general are pushing forward with an antitrust investigation against Google, led by the Texas state attorney general, Ken Paxton. In an announcement on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building, Paxton and a gathering of attorneys general said that the focus of the investigation would be on Google’s advertising practices, but that…

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