Category: Local Politics

Kansas Considers Non-Citizen Law Enforcement
March 29, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

The Kansas Hispanic and Latino American Affairs Commission (KHLAAC) announced eight key policy issues ahead of the 2021 state legislative session. One of them is a request to allow Permanent Resident cardholders to serve in law enforcement. Colorado, Louisiana, Maine, Vermont, and West Virginia, already permit it in some form, though each state varies as
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The KHLAAC to Push Drivers Licenses for All
February 17, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

The Kanas Office of the Governor and the Kanas Hispanic and Latino Affairs Commission are pushing forward Driver’s Licenses for All. On their website, the commission says this, ” Immigrant labor is vital to Kansas’ economy and continued growth and development.  In correlation to this issue and due to the increased number of safety and
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Petition to Recall Gavin Newsom
March 11, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Rosanna Gonzales

 In 2020, America faced massive challenges and uncertainty because of Covid-19. All across America schools, businesses and churches shut down and life in America ground to a halt. In May 2020, after the decline of Covid-19 cases, then President Donald Trump encouraged Governors and Mayors to re-open states and cities throughout America. Governor Newsom’s (
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History of Censorship in America
March 5, 2021 History,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

In early January, Project Veritas released a video of PBS firing their principal counsel lawyer, Michael Beller after recommending the forceful re-education of Trump supporters’ children at ” enlightenment camps. Following this disturbing reveal one would expect public figures across the country to decry the notion that to re-educate Americans who support opposing ideas or figures. 
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H.R. 127: Firearm and Ammunition Control Bill
March 2, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

U.S. Representative Jackson Lee (D-TX) introduced House Resolution 127–  Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and Registration Act early in January to the House Judiciary Committee with the objective of “licensing and registering gun owner’s firearms and ammunition, as well as prohibiting specific forms of ammunition”. If signed into law, H.R. 127 would implement a series of
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Operation Legend is a Great Success
February 10, 2021 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Veronica Carrillo

In December 2020, Attorney General William Barr announced the positive results of Operation Legend, an initiative assigning numerous federal law enforcement agencies (the FBI, U.S. Marshal Service, DEA, and ATF) to work alongside state and local law enforcement to combat the uprising of violent crimes. Operation Legend was named after the four-year-old LeGend Taliferro, who
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Open Letter: Response to Senator Mike Lee’s block to the Latino History Museum
February 6, 2021 Local Politics,News Column,Op-Ed,RNHA News Articles Dennison Rivera

When a matter is brought to my attention, I like to scrutinize and explore the subject before reaching a conclusion. I did just that when I was asked to write this article in response to the Senator Mike Lee of Utah, objected to the creation of a Latino Museum at the Smithsonian. (Watch/Listen Senator Lee’s
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House Resolution: 01 – For the People Act
February 6, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Skyler Blalock

In January 2019 U.S. House Representative Sarbanes (D – MD) introduced the For the People Act of 2019 to institute electoral reform. H.R. 01 passed by the Democrat majority in the House (March 2019) then failed in the Republican-majority Senate (October 2019). It reentered discussion following 2020’s election.  The objective of this bill is to
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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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