At Least 7 States Amend Mask Requirements To Align With Updated CDC Guidance

At Least 7 States Amended Their Existing Mask Orders To Align With CDC Guidance And Exempt Fully Vaccinated Individuals From Most Indoor Mask Requirements, As Of May 14.

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Federal Unemployment Benefits Face Congressional Scrutiny After States Turn Away Funds

Federal Supplemental Unemployment Payments Began As A Bipartisan Measure To Remedy The Hardships Of COVID-19 Last Year, But As Businesses Across The Country Struggle To Find Workers, It Is Turning Into A Political Battle.

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8 States Have Enacted Laws Limiting Governors’ Emergency Powers Since Pandemic Onset

Since March 2020, 10 Bills In Eight States Have Been Signed Into Law That Are Aimed At Increasing Legislative Oversight Of Governors’ Emergency Powers.

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11 States File Motion To Intervene In Immigrant Public Charge Rule

Eleven States Have Filed A Motion To Intervene In A Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals Case Over Challenges To A 2018 Public Charge Rule Change That Required Immigrants Coming To The U.S. To Prove They Could Financially Support Themselves.

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18 States Seek To Stop California From Establishing A Nationwide Climate Change Policy

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita And 17 Other States Want To Stop What Looks Like California’s Attempt To Establish A Nationwide Climate Change Policy, And They Hope The U.S. Supreme Court Will Help.

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National Migration: More People Moving To Southern And Western States

Top Inbound States In 2020 Were Idaho, South Carolina, Oregon, South Dakota, Arizona, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida And Arkansas.

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18 States Join With Texas In Challenge Of Swing State Election Results

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah and West Virginia all have filed briefs in support of lawsuit.

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