Author: Charlotte Pence Bond

California Water District Announces ‘Emergency Water Conservation Program’ For First Time Ever

The drought in California continues to impact the state and has forced a water supplier to create “emergency” conservation efforts for the first time, impacting around 6 million individuals. On Tuesday, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s (MWD) board announced a Water Shortage Emergency, putting forward an emergency program “requiring member agencies in State …

Prosecutors Wouldn’t Approve A Murder Charge After Confession, So The Police Commander Stepped In: Report

A police commander in Chicago went around prosecutors to approve murder charges in order to keep a man behind bars. The man in question allegedly admitted to murdering a person with a hammer, per law enforcement sources and legal records, as CWB Chicago reported.  The state’s attorney’s felony review division “was going with possible self-defense …

Supreme Court Hears ‘Remain In Mexico’ Case

The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday regarding the “Remain in Mexico” policy implemented during the Trump administration. The policy is technically called “Migrant Protection Protocols,” but is known as “Remain in Mexico.” It started in the Trump era and required certain migrants seeking asylum to the United States to stay in Mexico while they waited …

Tennessee Governor Signs Bill Creating Penalties For Schools That Don’t Follow Biological Sports Rules

Tennessee Republican Governor Bill Lee signed a bill that would create penalties for public schools that don’t follow the state’s rules regarding biological males competing in girls’ sports.  Lee signed the measure last Friday, which states that the Tennessee Department of Education would withhold state funds from local school districts that do not establish what …

California Lawmakers Propose 4-Day Workweek

Lawmakers in California are considering implementing a 4-day workweek for large companies. California legislators have introduced a new bill known as AB 2932 that would reduce the workweek from 40 hours to 32 hours — from five days to four days — for large companies with more than 500 employees. Any employee who works more than …

Teachers Union President Slams Changes In Education Laws

Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers union, spoke about conservative movements to put parents back in control of classroom dialogue in a recent interview.  Appearing on The Rick Smith Show, Weingarten blasted those who are pushing for changes to classroom structure, especially after the pandemic, saying, “Instead of everybody joining together in …