Food banks across the country are reporting shortages as the holidays approach and the underemployed and the long-term unemployed are utilizing them to stave off hunger.
Voters on Tuesday rejected several measures that would have imposed additional taxes on residents and businesses.
Pro-life and pro-choice supporters are in a fierce battle over a ballot measure in North Dakota that proposes an amendment to the state’s constitution to protect human life at any stage of development.
Voters across the country will be asked to support or reject a variety of tax-based ballot initiatives.
Voters in Washington State face two opposing gun initiatives on the ballot next week in the wake of a high school shooting that has fanned the flames of an already heated campaign between Second Amendment and gun control supporters.
Those pushing for more gun control in the state used the school shooting as an opportunity to push their agenda within hours after the incident, even though facts about the shooter and the weapon were not yet known.
Thousands of students in New York City schools are failing to meet math and English proficiency but they will learn to be “environmental stewards” as a result of a major school investment in solar panels announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Hundreds gathered on Saturday in Staten Island, N.Y., to honor the New York Police Department and their daily sacrifice to ensure the public’s safety, and many attendees blasted the media for their negative coverage of the police.
The pro-police rally came a month after the widely publicized anti-police rally in Staten Island organized by MSNBC Host and activist Rev. Al Sharpton. That rally was focused on the death of Eric Garner, who died when officers tried to arrest him.
New Jersey Democrats are facing a backlash over what some say was an unethical polling tactic that included bashing Republicans they face in the upcoming November election.
Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey are considering legislation this year to make English their official language.
Voter discontent and anti-incumbency sentiment will be factors in the race between Republican Jeff Bell and Cory Booker (D., N.J.) in November, which is surprisingly tight despite the incumbent Democrat’s national popularity.