Politics

Local leaders sound off about the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe V. Wade

Official statement from the Victoria County Democratic Party and District 27 Congressman Michael Cloud

VICTORIA, Texas - Victoria County Democratic Chair Woodrow Wilson Wagner II released the following statement on behalf of the local party: "It’s not over. Amidst the tears and cheers that have saturated social media in the past few hours, we…

New York state to protect abortion providers under new laws

Legislation comes in anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court overruling its 1973 Roe v. Wade’s decision

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York has expanded legal protections for people seeking and providing abortions in the state. Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation Monday in anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court potentially overruling its 1973 Roe v. Wade’s decision,…

House panel taking up gun bill in wake of mass shootings

The Senate is unlikely to take up the bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House is preparing gun legislation in response to mass shootings by 18-year-olds in Texas and New York. The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Thursday on a bill that would raise the age limit for…

EU agrees on partial ban of Russian oil imports

The EU agreed to ban 90 percent of Russian oil imports by the end of the year

Originally Published: 30 MAY 22 18:44 ET Updated: 31 MAY 22 07:43 ET By Niamh Kennedy, CNN (CNN) -- The European Union has agreed on a partial ban on Russian oil imports, according to European Council chief Charles Michel. "Agreement…