The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to the writing or editing of articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. The Supreme Court of the United States resembles a divided legislature. Seven of the nine judges expressed their widely differing opinions in two recent COVID vaccination decisions. …

“This outrageous misrepresentation of my record following the inadvertent omission of a word the other day, which I just provided to you, is deeply offensive,” the Kentucky Republican said Friday in Louisville. At his weekly policy press briefing on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, McConnell was asked if voters of color would be hurt if …

Learn more about KSATs Page Vote 2022. See the Democratic ballot here. The 2022 primary election in Texas will take place on March 1. Early voting begins February 14. Several consecutive nominations for federal, state and county office are up for grabs, including Congress, Texas Governor, Bexar County Judge and District Attorney. The following list …

It’s become a cycle of desperation for low-income residents with bad credit scores: They take out a high-interest installment loan to get by in tough times and soon rack up an unmanageable burden. They pay off old debts with new loans at rates up to 175%. For years, state legislators introduced legislation capping the interest …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Kiren Marshall, [email protected] WASHINGTON — Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, bear witness today before the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties on pervasive racial discrimination at the ballot box. “We are now on the …

In November, Presiding Judge Maria Musti Cook again refused to drop the criminal case against former South West Regional Police officer Stu Harrison. Watch: Former South West Regional Police officer meets man at bank This cellphone video shows the meeting between former Southwest Regional Police officer Stu Harrison and Ryan Smith inside a bank in …

FORT MILL, SC — Parents are concerned after racist and anti-Semitic graffiti were discovered at schools in South Carolina. The most recent incident happened last weekend at Forest Creek Middle School in York County. Channel 9 reported two other similar incidents last week, at Nation Ford High School and Fort Mill Middle School. [PAST COVERAGE: …

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Installment loans can give borrowers quick cash to cover larger expenses, whether they need to fund a home improvement project or cover an unexpected medical bill. . The borrower can then repay these loans over time in predictable monthly installments. An installment loan from Advance America comes …

The US Supreme Court will examine on Tuesday whether the city of Boston violated the freedom of speech of a Christian group that sought to fly a flag in front of City Hall. Three flagpoles stand in front of Boston City Hall. The American flag and the Massachusetts state flag are permanent features. The third …

The party faces a moment of stark symbolism just a day after the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, which Democrats had set as a deadline to pass new laws to counter Republican restrictions on voting in several states. . The votes expected to be called by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer will entrench ideological divisions in …