Ransomware attack on D.C. police resumes with more internal files released due to negotiations over ransom payment


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 11, 2021)--- the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. police department has been the victim of a hacking incident for which a ransomware group Babuk is claiming responsibility. According to the department, the FBI is investigating the incident. It was reported that the department’s police operations were not…

Democratic Mayors in Florida and Alabama Praised Biden’s American Jobs Plan: ‘hope Is on the Horizon’


Today, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor penned an op-ed in the Tampa Bay Times touting the American Jobs Plan, calling it "a bold, transformative approach to ensure that the United States is able to out-compete our global competitors and do right by our people." In the op-ed (https://www.tampabay.com/opinion/2021/05/11/bidens-american-jobs-plan-will-help-tampa-build-back-better-column/) , Mayor Castor…

Biden Congratulated The Washington’s State Overtime Bill For Agricultural Workers


CITY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 11, 2021)--today President Jos Biden congratulated the Washington State legislature and Governor Jay Inslee for signing into law SB 5172, Washington’s Overtime Bill for Agricultural Workers, which will help more than 100,000 farmworkers secure the overtime pay they deserve.  Agricultural workers in Washington and across…

Nineteen Governors Ask Biden And Harris To End Their Destructive Policies That Created the Southern Border Crisis


ARIZONA (May 11, 2021)---today Arizona Governor Doug Ducey joined 19 fellow governors to call on President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris to end their destructive policies that have created  the crisis at the Southern border. Arizona has deployed the National Guard, but we need federal cooperation to secure the…

Governor Ducey Signed Into Law SB-1485 “To Continue The Legacy”


ARIZONA (May 11, 2021)---today Arizona's Governor Doug Ducey tweeted that he signed into law SB-1485 "to continue the legacy." https://twitter.com/dougducey/status/1392211214848073730?s=20 "This afternoon, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed an important election integrity bill into law, SB1485, shortly after it passed the Senate. SB1485 will reform the state’s early voting list and…

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Transformational Legislation to Expand School Choice Options For All Floridians


Hialeah, Fla. (May 11, 2021)– Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 7045 that will provide more education opportunities for children from low-income families and students with unique abilities. The bill expands eligibility for low-income students, and prioritizes military, foster, and adopted students. “This legislation creates historical levels of flexibility in…