Thousands of protesters have convened outside of the Wisconsin State House in recent days to pledge their support for, or opposition to, a bill that would limit the collective bargaining rights of public employees.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially launched a moving billboard campaign last week in an effort to advocate for stricter gun laws in the United States. The promotional truck, which is equipped with a running tally of gun-related deaths in America since the Jan. 8 shooting in Tucson, Ariz.., is slated to appear in at least 25 states.
An artist in Greenwood Lake, New York has filed a lawsuit against the local government alleging that the town’s mayor and board members have violated her 1st Amendment rights.
Earlier this month, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke admitted that the United States’ economy is "overheated," "growing too quickly" and "short on resources."
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has said that his State will not pursue Federal grants related to the healthcare law because of a recent ruling in Florida that deemed the mandate unConstitutional.
A series of small earthquakes has shaken the ground in parts of Arkansas in recent weeks. Although no injuries or major damage have been reported, the tremors prompted some Americans to sharpen their survival skills in the event of a natural disaster.
House Republicans have succeeded in tacking on an amendment to the 2011 spending bill that strikes a blow to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) new "network neutrality" regulations.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has predicted that a state license plate honoring a former leader of the Ku Klux Klan will not be approved by lawmakers. However, the Republican official has not denounced the efforts to produce the controversial plate.
Hawaii has moved one step closer to becoming the seventh State to allow civil unions for same-sex couples. On Feb. 16, lawmakers in Honolulu voted to approve the measure that would grant gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender couples many of the same rights of traditional unions without authorizing marriage itself.
The coalition of United States mayors that supports stricter gun control laws is taking its campaign on the road. During a Feb. 16 appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the launch of the National Drive to Fix Gun Checks, which is a truck that will travel to approximately 25 States over two months.