Crusader Staff Report Retired Army Four-Star General Lloyd Austin on Monday, January 25, was sworn in as the nation’s first Black Secretary of Defense. He was sworn in by America’s first Black vice president Kamala Harris at the White House, days after he started the job and has already announced multiple...
That’s when federal unemployment benefits for millions of people would expire — again. By Arthur Delaney, HuffPost Congress should pass a COVID-19 relief bill before federal unemployment benefits begin to expire in March, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday. “We are going to hit a cliff, an unemployment insurance cliff,...
Trump’s administration had stalled the plans to unveil a bill featuring the famous abolitionist. By Lydia O'Conner, HuffPost President Joe Biden’s administration is reviving a stalled plan to put the American abolitionist Harriet Tubman’s face on the $20 bill, the White House confirmed Monday. “The Treasury Department is taking steps to resume efforts...
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On January 15, 2021, State Representative Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) announced House Bill 1299, which would appropriate from the state general fund the amount needed to pay loans made to the Gary Community School Corporation from the Common School Fund. The purpose of HB 1299 is to free Gary Community...
By WLKY Digital Team Another petition for impeachment has been filed against a prominent Kentucky politician -- this time, it's for Attorney General Daniel Cameron. The petition was filed by three grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor case, the ones who spoke out about the case and how it was handled...
Crusader Staff Report The NAACP has created a petition to remove members of the House and the Senate, accused of helping to incite the storming of the Capitol by their plans to object to Congress’ certification of President Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump last November. The petition adds to the...
Contributed By: The 411 News Indiana has received 579,050 doses of the combined Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines from the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services since the December 14 rollout, but has only put shots in the arms of 211,334 individuals, according to the latest report of the...
By Caroline Kelly, CNN President Joe Biden on Wednesday issued an executive order to dissolve the 1776 commission, a panel stood up by President Donald Trump as a rebuttal to schools applying a more accurate history curriculum around slavery in the US, Biden's transition team announced Wednesday. The commission had been formed...
President and first Black vice president sworn in as era of hope and uncertainty begins By Erick Johnson President Joe Biden was sworn in Wednesday, January 20, at the Capitol on a historic day where he, along with America’s first Black Vice President Kamala Harris, ushered in a new era of...
Kamala Harris is the first woman and the first woman of color to serve as vice president. Democrats will take control of both chambers of Congress. By New York Times Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, taking office at a...