The bill, which would allow homeowners to put their mortgage in forbearance at least through June 30, passed on a 19-9 vote and now moves to the House. The previous state moratorium expired at the end of 2020, but many homeowners continued to struggle to catch up on mortgage payments.
McCarthy said he wanted the new panel to look beyond the violent uprising by supporters loyal to Donald Trump, and pushed to have the new commission also investigate other groups, namely the Black Lives Matter groups.
With three justices appointed by former President Donald Trump part of a 6-3 conservative majority, the court is taking on a case about whether states can ban abortions before a fetus can survive outside the womb.
The immunologist who leads the COVID-19 response in the United States said that many members of minority groups work in essential jobs where they might be exposed to the coronavirus, and are more likely to become infected if exposed because of medical conditions mostly due to to disadvantageous conditions
The first court test of whether local governments can ban police from enforcing certain gun laws is playing out in Columbia county, one of a wave of U.S. counties declaring itself a Second Amendment sanctuary.
Citing intelligence that there are “imminent” efforts from outside groups to “engage and advance gun violence” this weekend, the Portland City Council announced police and the FBI will be on the streets of the city for the next few days
The Chief Officer of The Associated Press responded with shock and horror to the bombing of an international media building in Gaza, where its journalists were based. Israel said it was being used by Hamas commanders