Happy New Year! Federal Capitol Police Chief to Resign Next Week: Reports The Chief of the Police force that was responsible for protecting the United States Capitol will, according to the AP, be resigning next week. House Speaker Pelosi called for his resignation on Thursday, as well as the head of the union representing the ... Read More
Federal 48 AGs, FTC Sue Facebook, Alleging Illegal Power Grabs To ‘Neutralize’ Rivals The Federal Trade Commission and 48 attorney general in the United States have filed their lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday, accusing the social media group of “gobbling up competitive threats”. The lawsuit cited Facebook’s acquisitions of Instagram for $1 billion in 2012. ... Read More
Federal Biden Wins Pennsylvania, Presidency Former Vice President Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to win Pennsylvania and the White House. Biden leads with 307 electoral votes, after flipping a number of states blue. Erie and Northampton county flipped back to Democratic after going red in 2016, adding to large numbers for Biden in ... Read More
It’s been a turbulent week in American politics, and we know that the unease and uncertainty will likely continue for some time. So, we’ve rounded up some stories about what happened this week aside from the election. Here are some updates from the past week that include ballot questions, COVID-19 updates, and the “most Philly things to happen ... Read More
Federal Supreme Court allows Trump administration to end census count The Supreme Court has cleared the White House to proceed with its plan to end enumeration for the census early. Earlier this year, following the COVID outbreak the Trump administration had initially said they required an extension on the census gathering. Alternatively, they have now ... Read More
Exciting Bellevue News Our very own President and CEO, Mustafa Rashed, has been appointed by Governor Tom Wolf as a member of the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission. The Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission is a partnership of business leaders dedicated to ensuring quality education for Pennsylvania’s children by “fostering public and private sector investment ... Read More
Federal Pa. Dem lawmakers propose measure to punish faithless electoral college voters Two Democratic state lawmakers are seeking to punish any Pennsylvania electoral college member who votes contrary to the popular vote in the presidential election. It’s not only a Pennsylvania problem – ten electoral college members from Colorado and Washington were found to have ... Read More
Federal It’s ‘imperative’ mail-in ballot issues get corrected, U.S. Attorney tells Luzerne County officials Thursday, the Department of Justice launched an investigation in Luzerne County, PA that discovered nine ballots discarded, seven of which were opened. The U.S. Attorney David Freed sent a letter to Luzerne County elections officials outlining beginnings of an FBI investigation ... Read More
Federal More Americans lacked health insurance last year — even before pandemic hit, census reports The ranks of the nation’s uninsured continued to grow last year, even before the arrival of the coronavirus pandemic that devastated the economy, new federal data show. Nearly 30 million Americans went without health coverage at some point in 2019, up ... Read More
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