Month: February 2019

Boston protesters decry Trump’s declaration for border wall

BOSTON (AP) – Protesters have gathered in Boston to voice their opposition to President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund his planned U.S.-Mexico border wall. The Boston Globe reports hundreds of people gathered in Cambridge Mo…

New Mexico to sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico plans to join other states in suing President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall at the U.S. border with Mexico, the state’s Democratic attorney general and governor announced Monday. Trump says …

Arkansas Senate passes ban on elected officials lobbying

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – The Arkansas Senate has passed a measure that bans lawmakers and the state’s top elected officials from serving as lobbyists while in office. The bill approved by the Senate on a 34-0 vote Monday expands state law, which alread…

MoveOn-backed Presidents Day protests decry Trump emergency declaration

NEW YORK — Protesters converged in cities around the country Monday to decry President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund his planned U.S.-Mexico border wall. Organized by the liberal group MoveOn and others, the demonstra…

Colorado joining with other states to challenge wall funding

DENVER (AP) – Colorado is joining with California and other states in challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. In a joint statement Monday, Gov. Jared Polis and Attorney General Phil Weiser sa…

New York City cracks down on hairstyle discrimination

NEW YORK — New York City doesn’t want people to have their hairstyles held against them, and it unveiled novel guidelines Monday against hairdo discrimination. The new legal guidance says the city’s existing human rights law protects New Yorkers’…

Protests slam Trump’s emergency declaration for border wall

NEW YORK (AP) – Protesters converged in cities around the country Monday to decry President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund his planned U.S.-Mexico border wall. Organized by the liberal group MoveOn and others, the demonstrat…