Category: Local Politics

Shaking Things Up: South Texas’s Grassroots Movement
September 2, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Amanda Friedeck

After the 2020 election cycle, there began a social shift in local politics around Texas that has continued into 2021, as evidenced by the numerous local Grassroots organizations cropping up all over the state, and particularly in South Texas, which is a historically “Blue Territory”. The media loves to focus on the border cities and
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Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta: Donor Protection Case
August 18, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

SCOTUS heard oral arguments on April 26th, 2021, for the case Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta (consolidated with Thomas More Law Center v. Bonta, docket number 19-251), a case that disputes the California A.G’s request that all major donors to charitable organizations must provide a list of those who donated with their personal information. The
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H.R. 1522 – Puerto Rican Statehood
July 26, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

On March 02nd, 2021, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, Jenniffer González-Colón (New Progressive Party), on behalf of her constituents, spearheaded the effort of proposing the bipartisan House Resolution 1522 – Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Act, alongside Congressman Darren Soto (D-FL) and 68 other congress-members. This bill follows the November 2020 statehood referendum that found 52.52%
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Critical Race Theory is a threat to Latinos!
June 22, 2021 Local Politics,Op-Ed,RNHA News Articles Dennison Rivera

Why Latinos must stay clear from CRT HELENA – Meanwhile, President Biden pushes to spread Critical Race Theory across the nation, Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen issued an “Attorney General’s Opinion” (AGO). His stance holds the use of CRT and “antiracism” programming as discrimination and concludes that it violates federal and state law. The importance
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Republican Party of Texas candidate Matt Rinaldi
June 21, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Jennifer Knesek

Tonight I interviewed Matt Rinaldi for my column Winning on the American Idea. He is running to become the Chair of the Texas Republican Party.  Why are you running? Why now? I’m running because I believe it is more important than ever before to have a strong Republican Party that not only wins elections and gives
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A Race for the Lifeline of New York
June 18, 2021 Local Politics,Op-Ed,RNHA News Articles Diane Rivera López

As New Yorker’s race for a lifeline of survival in these prevalent times, only a miracle can help them dig New York of the hell hole that it fell in. Since 2014, the start of a mayoral win by Bill DeBlasio, the citizens of New York are left standing out in the field hoping DeBlasio
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Democrat Politics of Death
June 16, 2021 Local Politics,News Column,Op-Ed,RNHA News Articles Rey Torres

The latter portion in New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s term of office has been rife with controversy, bringing national scorn to our gleaming, polished Big Apple.  Of late, Governor Cuomo is drawing still more ire over the nursing home residents’ deaths scandal, as a result of underreported COVID-19 mortality statistics. When the COVID-19 nursing home patients’ death rate reached 15,000, Governor Cuomo
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SCOTUS Ruling Preserves 2nd Amendment
June 11, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), in a unanimous decision for Mr. Edward Caniglia, ruled Monday that the community caretaking exception to allow for a warrantless search into a person’s home and confiscation of a person’s firearms does violate the 4th Amendment’s requirement for a warrant. The Incident  Caniglia v. Strom is a
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Arizona Election Integrity Bills
May 22, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

 In an article published by the RNHA, election integrity bills were proposed in the state of Texas and across the country in several state legislatures to address ahead of the 2022 midterm and 2024 presidential election. In Arizona, two election security bills made their way to the Arizona State legislature to address the many election
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Interview with Amanda Friedeck for Jim Wells County Judge
May 21, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

Tonight I interviewed Amanda Friedeck, a candidate for Jim Wells County Judge. In the historic 2020 election, Jim Wells county flipped from Democrat to Republican for the first time.  How Did you get involved in Politics? I never thought to myself that I would take any part of politics or government. It was a roundabout journey
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