Republicans in Wisconsin say Democrats are running to court before they’ve even had a chance to draw a new political map.
The Republican-led legislature on Tuesday filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit from a handful of voters that asks the federal court to draw Wisconsin’s new political map. Read More
Madison and Dane County residents will have to wear their masks once again.
The city and county’s joint public health office, Public Health Madison & Dane County, on Tuesday reinstated its indoor mask mandate. Read More
Three churches from Culpeper County and Madison County are suing Governor Ralph Northam, because although his latest capacity limits do not include churches, the other restrictions of Northam’s recent orders do. Read More
After losing in court last week, Governor Ralph Northam agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by four Madison County men who argued that the governor’s restrictions on churches violated the Virginia Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the Virginia statute for religious freedom. According to The Roanoke Star, the only COVID-19 restrictions remaining against Virginia churchgoers after the Tuesday decision is the mask mandate. Read More
One group’s mission to give all Tennessee voters the power to recall school board members has withered away because of a chancery court judge in Madison County.
As The Tennessee Star reported last month, members of the Tennessee General Assembly proposed a law that would have given voters statewide the power to recall school board members. But legislators later watered down the bill so that it would apply only to Madison County, and they later passed it into law. Read More
A grand jury has indicted the former Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department Program Director on one count of theft over $1,000 and one count of official misconduct, according to an audit Tennessee Comptrollers released this week. “During the period July 1, 2014, through October 1, 2018, Jackson-Madison County Regional… Read More
The five school systems in Tennessee that have come out to formally oppose school vouchers haven’t exactly done that great of a job preparing students for college. This, according to statewide statistics members of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission reported last week. As The Tennessee Star reported, representatives from some… Read More