Last week, Planned Parenthood sent a letter to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, asking a panel of judges to stay the deadline until the legal cases could be decided. On Friday, the court declined to do so. Earlier this month, the Department of Health and …Read More »
WASHINGTON — In defiance of federal law, the State Department is refusing to submit reports to Congress detailing efforts by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, according to legislators and congressional aides. Trump administration officials have missed both congressionally mandated deadlines this …Read More »
Activists are celebrating after a federal judge ruled a school’s decision not to allow a transgender student to use the men’s toilet was discriminatory. In the latest twist to a legal battle that has lasted four years, a judge in Virginia said the Gloucester County School Board erred when it …Read More »
Virtually the entire House Democratic Caucus sent Mr. McConnell a letter on Wednesday, demanding that he take up two House-passed bills. One would expand criminal background checks to would-be gun buyers on the internet and at gun shows, and another would lengthen the waiting period for gun buyers flagged by …Read More »
Federal holidays 2019 US: When are they, when is Labor day and how many days off work do you get this year?
With August here, it means we’ve officially reached the hottest month of the year. In addition to sunny weather, picnics, and long days, the month of August also brings us closer to the next federal holiday. On September 2, Americans will celebrate Labor Day, a day honoring the American labor movement and all American workers. …Read More »
Mr. Trump’s inauguration in January 2017 was a high point for Mr. Barrack: The inaugural committee he led set records for the amount of money raised and spent to celebrate an inauguration. But critics claimed the inaugural became a hub for peddling access to foreign officials and business leaders, or …Read More »
A federal appeals court on Tuesday dealt unions a setback in their legal fight against executive orders President Trump had signed targeting federal government workers and their unions. The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed a lower-court ruling from last summer that struck down …Read More »