DeSantis proposes election integrity measures: Ban universal mail-in voting; ban ballot harvesting

From WWW.THEBLAZE.COM Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Friday announced a series of new proposals to strengthen election integrity in Florida, touting the state’s previous successes and committing to transparency and security in elections moving forward. Speaking at a press conference in West Palm Beach with state Rep. Blaise Ingoglia, DeSantis criticized ballot drop boxes, universal … Read more

Ocasio-Cortez raises $1 million for Texas relief, plans trip to Houston

From THEHILL.COM Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) late Thursday raised $1 million for Texas relief organizations that are working to help the people suffering from the record-setting winter storm, and said she will make a trip to Houston this weekend. “$1M raised in direct relief for Texans in less than a day,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted. “As a thank … Read more

De Blasio: ‘This Whole Country’s Got to Re-Open Our Schools’

From WWW.BREITBART.COM On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) stated that “this whole country’s got to re-open our schools.” And more attention needs to be paid to the emotional pain children are suffering as a result of not being able to go to school. De Blasio said, “We … Read more

World leaders applaud US formal return to Paris climate pact

From WWW.WUSA9.COM LWASHINGTON — The United States is back in the Paris climate accord, just 107 days after it left. While Friday’s return is heavily symbolic, world leaders say they expect America to prove its seriousness after four years of being pretty much absent. They are especially anticipating an announcement from the U.S. in the coming … Read more

Facebook news ban is “arrogant,” Australia will not be “intimidated,” PM says

From ARSTECHNICA.COM A long-simmering battle between tech firms and the government of Australia became explosive yesterday when Facebook announced that it would block all linking of news publications inside the country. Not only has this change affected Australian and international news publishers, but Facebook’s wide net has also caught up governments, nonprofits, and basically anyone else … Read more