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Texas Governor Sued Over Defunding Of Legislature

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas House Democrats are asking the state’s Supreme Court to overturn Gov. Greg Abbott’s veto of a budget provision that funds the Legislature, charging that his action was unconstitutional. The suit argues that Abbott’s veto, which could lead to about 2,000 legislative staffers not being paid for two years, violates …

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More Oregon Counties Vote To Secede And Join Idaho

Oregon, Idaho

Seven counties in Oregon have now voted to rearrange counties in eastern and southern Oregon to make them part of Idaho. “This election proves that rural Oregon wants out of Oregon,” Mike McCarter, president of Citizens for Greater Idaho and leader of the movement, said. “If Oregon really believes in …

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Florida Will End Extra Unemployment Aid Next Month

Ron DeSantis

Florida is the latest state to end the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Program. The Department of Economic Opportunity announced that the state would discontinue the program at the end of June. Florida is the 23rd GOP-led state to end the benefit. A total of 4 million laid-off Americans will forgo roughly …

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