Congress overrides DC voters, keeps sales of marijuana illegal in District

Congress overrides DC voters, keeps sales of marijuana illegal in District

This post was originally published on this siteA GOP-backed ban on weed sales in Washington, D.C., was preserved in a sprawling government funding bill passed by Congress on Thursday, despite opposition from advocates who say the provision overrides the will of the District’s residents years…

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Senate Republicans set sights on blue state ‘sleeper’ races

Senate Republicans set sights on blue state ‘sleeper’ races

This post was originally published on this siteRepublicans are eyeing Senate races in a handful of blue states they believe have the potential to come into play ahead of the 2022 midterm elections, underscoring the confidence the party is feeling as it seeks to reclaim the upper chamber.In an…

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Drain the Swamp Act would require all federal agencies relocate outside DC by 2026, keeping maximum…

Drain the Swamp Act would require all federal agencies relocate outside DC by 2026, keeping maximum…

This post was originally published on this siteDrain the Swamp Act would require all federal agencies relocate outside DC by 2026, keeping maximum 10% of employees there Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH8) As the modern-day Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers both said decades ago, “Let’s move out of D.C.” Context Since 1947, a...

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DC to reimpose indoor mask mandate after COVID infections rise

DC to reimpose indoor mask mandate after COVID infections rise

This post was originally published on this siteWashington D.C. will reimpose an indoor mask mandate and expand a vaccine mandate for city employees, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced Monday.The mask requirement for indoor public spaces will take effect on Tuesday and remain in place through…

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States prepare to receive pediatric Pfizer doses ahead of full approval for ages 5-11: Live COVID-19 updates

States prepare to receive pediatric Pfizer doses ahead of full approval for ages 5-11: Live COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteStates including Washington and Indiana are expecting to receive hundreds of thousands of pediatric doses of Pfizer’s vaccine next week. Live updates.     

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