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DOJ To Investigate Louisville Metro Police Department

Merrick Garland

United States Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a civil investigation into Louisville Metro Government and the Louisville Metro Police Department Monday. Garland said the Justice Department would investigate whether there is a pattern or practice of unconstitutional or unlawful policing at LMPD. The investigation will determine whether LMPD unlawfully executes …

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Senator Hawley Introduces $12,000 Parent Tax Credit Bill

Today U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) announced legislation to create the Parent Tax Credit, a tax cut to help working parents afford to start a family and raise their children. Through a fully refundable tax credit provided directly through automatic, monthly advances, Senator Hawley’s Parent Tax Credit gives working parents the flexibility they need to …

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Troy Carter Wins Louisiana Special Election Runoff

Democratic state Sen. Troy Carter won the special election runoff in Louisiana‘s 2nd Congressional District, defeating fellow Democratic state Sen. Karen Carter Peterson on Saturday night. Carter captured 55 percent of the votes in the district that serves nearly all of New Orleans, stretching west and north to Baton Rouge. …

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Oklahoma Bill Protects Drivers Who Kill Or Hurt Rioters

Oklahoma Republican Governor Kevin Stitt signed a bill into law that protects drivers who unintentionally kill or injure people who were participating in riots. According to NBC News, the legislation also makes it a misdemeanor to obstruct a roadway or impede vehicular traffic, punishable by up to a year in prison …

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Kansas Governor Vetoes Two Republican Election Bills

Governor Laura Kelly vetoed two Republican-backed election bills on Friday. House Bill 2332 and House Bill 2183, would have limited individuals from delivering 10 ballots during each election and the Governor, Secretary of State, or the courts would have been banned from changing election rules. “Although Kansans have cast millions …

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