Legislators from California seemingly ignored the strict travel advisory during the COVID-19 pandemic as coronavirus cases surge nationwide and travelled to Maui for the Independent Voter Project’s annual policy conference. More than half a dozen California lawmakers are among the 50 people attending a policy conference at the Fairmont Kea LaniContinue Reading

Senate Democrats filibusters the COVID $300 billion virus relief bill designed to extend unemployment benefits for out-of-work Americans, funding for schools and liability protections for businesses and health care facilities. The bill was defeated in a 52-47 vote, not meeting the 60 needed to break the Democratic filibuster, with oneContinue Reading

More than half (54 percent) of U.S. adults are likely to vacation close to home this summer given the global COVID-19 pandemic, according to a newly released National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) poll. Local park and recreation professionals and their agencies provide a variety of safe and affordable nearby activities for everyoneContinue Reading

The Supreme Court on Friday night turned down a request by a Nevada church for permission to hold services on the same terms that other facilities in the state, including casinos, are allowed to hold gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court’s liberal justices in denying theContinue Reading

Dr. Kent Sepkowitz’s new op-ed at CNN proves again that facts do not matter if they do not align with the agenda. Yes, agenda. Bias may be inherent in humans; therefore, influential in all forms of media and commentary. What has become  clear is the anti-Trump, anti-Republican agenda. At CNN,Continue Reading

One Florida politician is saying the quiet part outloud: coronavirus cases have soared in Florida and across the nation in large part because of the protets and rallies. Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez told CBS News on Sunday that the recent series of protests in the area “had a lot toContinue Reading

Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered 19 counties with surging coronavirus outbreaks to close indoor restaurants, wineries, movie theaters and other venues Wednesday, saying California must act to keep the pandemic from spiraling out of control. The new move also bans churches from singing and chanting, while still allowing services. “The actContinue Reading

Governor Ralph Northam wants residents to file a complaint against neighbors, friends, and churchgoers who they feel aren’t complying with his executive order about Phase 2 restrictions regarding social distancing, masks, and establishment capacities. The Virginia Department of Public Health is urging residents to “snitch on” public gatherings and otherContinue Reading

While the White House moves ahead with a fireworks show over the National Mall on July Fourth, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser said at a news conference Thursday that residents should stay home to prevent spreading coronavirus. Our strong recommendation is that D.C. residents celebrate at or near their home, inContinue Reading

The headlines from Washington Post and Vox parroted a nonsensical study attempting to malign Fox News, hosts like Sean Hannity or Tucker Carlson, claiming their viewers contributed the spread of coronavirus due to the advice and coverage on these shows. “Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, media critics have warned that the decisionContinue Reading

A Massachusetts man was arrested today and charged with allegedly filing fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $13 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski ofContinue Reading

New York City’s COVID-19 contact tracing and monitoring started in June, speaking with 94% of the patients, according to the head of the program on Tuesday. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office has confirmed details the prove the data will be incomplete or misleading. “No person will be asked proactively ifContinue Reading

Dr. Anthony Fauci believes that the United States faces a problem of “anti-science bias” and a lack of trust in authority, calling it “inconceivable and not understandable,” just days after Fauci himself confessed to lying about masks, the benefits and talking points at the beginning of the pandemic. “One ofContinue Reading

As protesters take to the street and Florida reopens many businesses, the rise in coronavirus testing has led to more positive cases and prompted St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman to announce the city will mandate that employees wear face masks in all businesses in the city beginning Friday. “Don’t expect to receiveContinue Reading