League of United Latin American Citizens Redistricting Task Force Discusses Ways to Provide Equal Representation Across Districts

League of United Latin American Citizens Redistricting Task Force Discusses Ways to Provide Equal Representation Across Districts

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – The nation’s oldest and largest Latin American civil rights organization, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), held a press conference Monday morning to discuss equal representation across districts. “We are here to challenge the system,” said Dr. Sergio Lira, Co-Chair of the LULAC Redistribution Committee. “Those seats do not … Read more

Caps can not finish off Season Sweep as hurricanes blow through Washington – NBC4 Washington

Caps can not finish off Season Sweep as hurricanes blow through Washington – NBC4 Washington

Hurricanes are blowing through Washington in a dominant way, which originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington After winning the first three meetings, the Capitals could not complete the season of the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday and suffered a one-sided 6-1 loss in Washington. Here are some observations from the game: No seasonal showdown The Hurricanes … Read more

Walt Disney Co. demands repeal of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Act – NBC Los Angeles

Walt Disney Co.  demands repeal of Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Act – NBC Los Angeles

The day Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill restricting sex education and gender identity in the early grades of his state, the Burbank-based Walt Disney Company on Monday condemned the law and called for its repeal. “Florida’s HB 1557, also known as the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, should never have been passed and should … Read more

Resolving the Rikers crisis now and in the future

Resolving the Rikers crisis now and in the future

Outside Rikers Island prisons (photo: Gerardo Romo / NYC Council Media Unit) Rikers Island is a devastatingly horrible investment. New York City spends more on prisons than anywhere else in the country – over $ 500,000 per year. person per year. Yet the rates of violence dwarf them elsewhere. The prisons on Rikers Island are … Read more

Record-breaking chills: High temperatures in NYC hardly pass freezing Monday, top centuries-old grades

Record-breaking chills: High temperatures in NYC hardly pass freezing Monday, top centuries-old grades

STATE OF ICELAND, NY – Temperatures in New York City’s metropolitan area hovered around freezing on Monday – setting historical records dating back as far as the late 19th century. Several National Weather Service climate stations have either tied or set new marks for the lowest maximum temperature for March 28, the National Weather Service … Read more