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Hi, all, and happy Sunday.
Hope you’re enjoying your Labor Day weekend. If you, like me, are under the heat dome in SoCal please stay safe and hydrated. For the rest of you, be glad that it’s not 104 degrees outside!
Actually, there’s a lot more than that to be glad of. Enjoy it all below, and thanks again for your hard work and support. I love y’all immensely.
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“Women Are So Fired Up To Vote, I’ve Never Seen Anything Like It,” by Tom Bonier, a Democratic political strategist and the C.E.O. of TargetSmart, a data and polling firm.
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The California legislature passed a new law mandating 2300 foot setbacks between new oil and gas drills and community structures like schools and homes. Activists have been trying to get such a law passed for YEARS.
Former Trump White House counsel Pat Cipollone appeared before a federal grand jury investigating the January 6 insurrection, spending two-and-a-half hours behind closed doors with jurors and prosecutors.
The National Labor Relations Board said it intends to throw out Amazon’s objections to the New York warehouse’s historic union victory.
Speaking of which, a new Gallup poll shows that American approval of labor unions is at its highest point since 1965.
The U.S. economy added 315,000 jobs in August, a 20-month streak in job growth, despite inflation pressures.
The FDA has now approved vaccines targeting the Omicron variant and subvariants. The vaccines will also include the original virus targeted by all prior vaccines and could be available any day.
The Cook Political Report moved 5 House races towards Democrats this week.
The state of New Mexico is earmarking $10 million to set up a new reproductive-health clinic in a county on the Texas border, Gov. Michelle Grisham announced.
The future looks brighter for California tiger salamanders, mountain lions and other animals of the urban wild. In a 35-0 vote, this week the California Senate passed the Safe Roads and Wildlife Protection Act, paving the way for more wildlife crossings across the state.
In a new poll, almost half of 18-35 year-old voters said they were “very motivated” to vote in November, a high figure many are linking to the Dobbs decision.
The largest solar panel manufacturer in the U.S. is building a new manufacturing facility in the Southeast. It will invest $1 billion in the factory and said the Inflation Reduction Act was the catalyst for the expansion.
France just became the first European country to ban fossil fuel ads.
In Alaska Mary Peltola scored a dramatic pickup for her party by defeating Republican Sarah Palin 51-49. She is the first Native Alaskan to ever win statewide office and the first woman to hold the at-large Congressional seat in the state’s history.
The California state assembly passed legislation designed to provide legal refuge to parents from other states who risk having their transgender children taken away or being criminally prosecuted for supporting them.
More elected Pennsylvania Republicans are coming out in public support of Democratic state Attorney General Josh Shapiro in the November gubernatorial election, because of Republican nominee Doug Mastriano’s seeming unwillingness to in any way deny or conceal his connection to white nationalist groups.
The Biden administration announced that students who attended the now-defunct Westwood College, a private, for-profit institution that closed in 2016, will receive full loan discharges because the college lied about the value of its credentials for attendees and graduate employment rates.
New polls show Democrat Mandela Barnes pulling ahead of incumbent Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) in the Wisconsin senate race.
A judge sentenced a Proud Boy who participated in the January 6 insurrection to 55 months in jail.
The King family just announced a coalition that will invest millions of dollars in groups that promote freedom, justice, and equality. The Drum Major Coalition will initially invest $5 million in Black and Brown organizers around the country.
In a report released this week, government researchers said they have found a way to charge electric car batteries up to 90 percent in just 10 minutes. The method is likely five years away from making its way into the market, scientists said, but would mark a fundamental shift.
Nearly two-thirds of women who registered to vote in Pennsylvania after Roe v. Wade was overturned registered as Democrats, and women in PA are registering to vote in numbers exceeding men since the Dobbs decision.
The Biden Administration finalized a rule to codify the landmark Obama-era program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which will protect over 600,000 “Dreamers.”
Starting in 2025, all city operations in Chicago will be powered by clean energy. That’s 10 years earlier than its initial goal, thanks to a new agreement with a clean energy provider.
To help combat sleep deprivation in teenagers, a new California law will now require public high schools start no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
Florida teens successfully ousted two anti-LGBTQ “lunatics” from a local school board.
Two centuries after becoming locally extinct, and three years after being reintroduced, the Galapagos land iguana population is booming on the island of Santiago.
Truth Social faces financial peril as worry about Trump’s future grows.
Nearly 20,000 acres have been added to the Florida Wildlife Corridor.
A pipeline operator reached a settlement with Southern California tourism companies, fishermen, and other businesses that sued after a crude-oil spill off the coast last year near Huntington Beach.
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