This month the US Supreme Court will hear arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a case that could decide whether government workers will be required to pay union dues. The decision pits “right to work” advocates against organized labor.
The FCC is planning to end the internet’s Net Neutrality rules that protect consumers’ right to a truly free and open internet. This is a reckless plan that will fundamentally change the internet as we know it! I’m going to be doing everything I can to fight this plan and make sure the internet remains a level playing field for all.
Republican Congressman Tom Rooney’s district may lose $62 million a year in gross domestic product should Congress end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a recent study indicates.
Florida’s legislative black caucus on Tuesday bashed White House chief of staff John Kelly as “an empty suit” and called on him to apologize to Rep. Frederica Wilson for falsely accusing her amid a controversy concerning the death of an Army soldier who was a constituent of hers.
“The ideology of Spencer and his supporters directly attacks the mere existence of so many who call our state home—black, Hispanic, Jewish, LGBT — when any group of Americans is under attack, it is incumbent upon us all to treat it as an attack against every American.
“The students are scared, especially our students who are from minority communities,” said Dr. Vincent Adejumo, a lecturer in African-American studies. “Many of them have already left town. Parents have great concern. “It’s basically a powder keg right now.”
Their plan, called the Stronger Way Act, markets itself as “tax reform to reward work.” In contrast to the GOP tax plan, Booker and Baldwin’s plan doesn’t change the actual tax code, but rather uses the existing tax code to help working families.
“I’ve got zero tolerance for the whiners in our party. We have got to move forward. I cannot relive yesterday’s election but I can tell you this, we have got to move forward. Florida’s an important piece of the puzzle,” McAuliffe said.
“This poll is significant because it’s proof that President Trump and the Republican Party are alienating Latinos of all backgrounds and all political stripes. An attack on one of us is going to be an attack on all of us.”
“I’m a hunter and have owned guns my whole life,” Nelson stated in a news release. “But these automatic weapons are not for hunting, they are for killing. And this common-sense bill would, at the very least, make it harder for someone to convert a semi-automatic rifle into what is essentially a fully-automatic machine gun.”