Saturday, November 6, 2021

Biden nominates Brooklyn Assemblyman Nick Perry for ambassador to Jamaica

Biden nominates Brooklyn Assemblyman Nick Perry for ambassador to Jamaica ALBANY — President Biden has nominated Brooklyn Assemblyman Nick Perry to serve as ambassador to Jamaica. The White House announcement… Read More
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Moving to Right Historical Wrong, Governor Newsom Signs Legislation to Return Bruce’s Beach to Black Descendants

Moving to Right Historical Wrong, Governor Newsom Signs Legislation to Return Bruce’s Beach to Black Descendants SB 796 enables Los Angeles County Supervisors to immediately begin land transfer to Bruce family… Read More
Thursday, September 30, 2021

The National Black Caucus of States Legislators and Amazon partner to bolster Public Policy Initiatives by Black State Legislators and Promote Equity in Communities of Color

The National Black Caucus of States Legislators and Amazon partner to bolster Public Policy Initiatives by Black State Legislators and Promote Equity in Communities of Color Read More
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Biden to name Calvin Smyre as ambassador to Dominican Republic

Biden to name Calvin Smyre as ambassador to Dominican Republic President Joe Biden will nominate state Rep. Calvin Smyre to serve as the U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic, rewarding the longest-serving… Read More
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Alabama Begins Removing Racist Language From Its Constitution

Alabama Begins Removing Racist Language From Its Constitution Many outdated provisions have long since been invalidated, but the language that was specifically intended to enshrine white supremacy has remained.The last… Read More
Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Redistricting and the Coming Collisions Between Partisans and Courts

Redistricting and the Coming Collisions Between Partisans and Courts As state courts prepare to weigh in on accusations of gerrymandering, lawmakers across the country are hard at work trying to… Read More
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Hurricane Ida: Electric Companies Responding

Hurricane Ida: Electric Companies Responding    August 31, 2021 7:30 a.m. EDT Ida made landfall in Louisiana Sunday afternoon as a strong Category 4 hurricane, bringing with her life-threatening storm… Read More
Monday, August 30, 2021

Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Opens Investigations in Five States Regarding Prohibitions of Universal Indoor Masking

Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Opens Investigations in Five States Regarding Prohibitions of Universal Indoor Masking     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAug. 30, 2021Contact: Press Office(202) 401-1576 or  Today,… Read More
Thursday, August 26, 2021

The National Black Caucus of State Legislators Applaud FDA Full Approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

      Washington, D.C. – August 26, 2021 – The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) The National Black Caucus of State Legislators applauds the Food and Drug… Read More
Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Hochul Picks State Senator Brian Benjamin as Lieutenant Governor

Hochul Picks State Senator Brian Benjamin as Lieutenant Governor Gov. Kathy Hochul chose Mr. Benjamin, a state senator from Harlem, to fill the second highest-ranking role in New York’s government.… Read More
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