More than 1,600 book titles across 32 states were banned from public schools during the 2021-2022 school year, with the bulk of the ban requests coming from a handful of right-wing groups pushing for censorship of books that feature LGBTQ+ characters and characters of color, a new report issued Monday said.
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Nevada Set to Receive $14 Million in Multistate JUUL Settlement
After a two year multistate investigation into the vaping company JUUL Labs Inc. the e-cigarette giant has agreed to pay $438.5 million to 34 states and territories, including Nevada.
The Inflation Reduction Act Passed Congress, But What Is It?
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 narrowly passed the Senate on party lines after Vice President Harris cast the tie-breaking vote on August 7th.
Congress Extends Health Insurance Subsidies for Millions
On Sunday August 7th, the Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act along party lines with Vice President Harris casting the tie breaking vote.
The Inflation Reduction Act’s Impact on Climate Change
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was recently passed by Congress and is now expected to be signed by President Joe Biden.
Senate Democrats Pass Historic Climate and Health Care Bill Over Unanimous GOP Opposition
Every Republican in the Senate voted against the Inflation Reduction Act.
Companies Increase Investment as Biden Signs Law Boosting US Semiconductor Industry
Micron Technology said in an announcement, ‘With the anticipated grants and credits made possible by the CHIPS and Science Act, this investment will enable the world’s most advanced memory manufacturing in America.’
The United States’ Response to China’s Growth in the Chip Manufacturing Industry
The global semiconductor chip shortage has negatively impacted many manufacturing industries including automotives and consumer electronics.
The Great U.S. Treasure Hunt Returns this Summer
The Great U.S. Treasure Hunt is a nationwide event that gained recognition last year when the organizers hid four $10,000 treasures across the United States.
LIV Tour Poses Threat to PGA Tour Model, Sparks Tension
The LIV Golf Tour has been the hottest topic in professional golf during 2022.