Author: Skyler Blalock

Government Authority in COVID-19
January 15, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

The Public’s waning tolerance for local and state measures to address COVID-19 lead to nearly three-quarters of the U.S facing some form of COVID-19 related lawsuit. These legal challenges range in alleging violation of First, Second, Fourth, and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, specifically concerning non-delegation doctrine, certain executive orders not often narrowly tailored, abuse
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President’s Commission on Law Enforcement & Administration of Justice
January 9, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles,Trump Skyler Blalock

On December 15th, 2020, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr submitted his report on the “Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice”, a summation of the Trump Commission’s findings are now possible. President Trump signed Executive Order No. 13896 in October 2019 with the objective of providing recommendations on the state of American
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A.G Paxton Sues the City of Austin Over COVID-19 Over Reach
January 5, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

After a week of contentious debate, Friday evening the Texas Supreme Court issued a writ of mandamus in the favor of Attorney General Paxton and Governor Abbott, finding that the City of Austin did not have the authority to reinstitute dine-in curfews. The battle between city and state began as a result of Governor Abbott’s
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The Threat of SCOTUS Restructuring
January 2, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

In 2016, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer threatened to filibuster any Supreme Court nominee, who is not ” mainstream. This threat came after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocked then-President Barak Obama from nominating a new justice to replace the late Antonin Scalia. Since 2016, Democrats have opposed every Supreme Court nominee from the Trump
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