Border crisis shows few signs of slowing as migrant encounters, fentanyl seizures stay high

The Biden administration has been facing a continuing crisis at the southern border after taking office in January, and so far there are few signs of it slowing down significantly…

Illinois governor signs bill making official titles more gender inclusive

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Thursday signed a bill to change “alderman,” a word for elected district officials in the state, to “alderperson.” The Democratic legislation first introduced in February…

Iowa governor signs ‘Back the Blue’ bill that increases penalties for protest-related crimes

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed the “Back the Blue” bill into law on Thursday, increasing penalties for protest-related crimes.  “We encourage First Amendment rights to protest peacefully, but if you…

Kroger sees signs inflation is starting to pick up

KPMG chief economist Constance Hunter, Heritage Capital President Paul Schatz and David Nicholas of Nicholas Wealth Management on the latest Consumer Price Index numbers, inflation, the Federal Reserve and today’s…

Abbott signs religious freedom law prohibiting government from closing places of worship

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a law prohibiting government agencies and officials in the state from ordering churches and other houses of worship to close. The Lone Star State’s governor…

DeSantis signs bill requiring students to ‘reflect’ and ‘pray as they see fit’ before class

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed a bill requiring public school students “to reflect and to be able to pray as they see fit” for one or two minutes…

California Gov. Newsom signs order to end most of state’s coronavirus restrictions, reopen Tuesday

California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed an order that will lift most coronavirus-related restrictions in the state, allowing it to officially reopen Tuesday.  The Democrat’s executive order will end…

Greg Abbott signs bills to update power grid after deadly winter storm

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed two bills on Tuesday aimed at strengthening the state’s power grid after the deadly winter storm in February.  “During the winter storm, too many Texans…

Texas Gov. Abbott signs bill banning vaccine passports

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill into law banning businesses from requiring “vaccine passports” in the Lone Star State. The governor signed the bill, S.B. 968, on Monday. It…

Guatemala protesters display signs telling Harris to ‘mind your own business’

During her visit to Guatemala Monday, Vice President Harris was greeted by protesters holding signs pushing the false claim that former President Trump won the 2020 presidential election. “Mind Your…