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Trump’s Latest Executive Orders Seen as Attempts to Sabotage a Biden Administration and Eliminate Diversity and Inclusion Programs
October 29, 2020
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), Chair of the House Financial Services Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, recently introduced a bill (H.R. 8595) to invalidate Executive Order 13950 and preserve diversity and inclusion training programs at federal departments and agencies as well as in the private sector. ... read more »
CDC Greenlights Evictions Despite Continued Pandemic
October 22, 2020
Landlords can resume eviction proceedings after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued clarifications to a previous executive order from President Donald Trump. A study conducted by Harvard University’s Department of Housing Studies revealed that half of Americans who rent are either severely rent-burdened or moderately rent-burdened. For African Americans and Hispanics, researchers at Harvard determined a triple pandemic for those communities. Black and Hispanic households were “much more likely to contract COVID-19, suffer lost income, and face housing insecurity as a result of the pandemic,” the researchers concluded. ... read more »
George Floyd Justice in Policing Act Heads to the Floor for a Full Vote; The House Judiciary Committee voted 24 to 14.
June 17, 2020
Within the conversation between legislators supporting the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, the general tone was this day was long overdue. The House Judiciary Committee passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by a vote of 24 to 14. Capitol Hill has responded to the demands for police reform, the goals are set to ensure equality, community safety, and to hold those accountable who abuse power and act out excessive use of force. ... read more »
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Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order Protecting Homes, Small Businesses from Water Shutoffs
April 2, 2020
Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order that will restrict water shutoffs to homes and small businesses while the state responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. ... read more »
Shutdown allowed Trump to play poisonous political game
January 25, 2018
Donald Trump had the government shutdown that he wanted.  No one should be confused about this. The shutdown allowed Trump and Republicans to ply their poisonous politics of division.  ... read more »
President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs
March 1, 2017
HBCU Presidents Request $25 Billion in Aid from The White House President Trump signed an executive order to focus more attention on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) on Tuesday, ... read more »
CAIR-LA Responds to Ban on Muslim Travel to U.S.
February 1, 2017
The Greater Los Angeles Area Office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA), in partnership with the Southern California civil rights and interfaith communities, responded Jan. ... read more »
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