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.
Students at the University of Oregon began their fall semester on Monday amid controversy over conduct charges filed against a female student for making a joke.
The Department of Veteran’s Affairs spent nearly $1.5 billion on green energy projects, upgrading facilities, and fixing headstones at national cemeteries even as veterans were denied service due to lengthy wait times.
Although New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) has touted recent economic successes in his state, records reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon show that dozens of companies are laying off workers, relocating out of the state, or closing up shop altogether.
Missouri this week became the third state to pass “Right to Try” legislation, which allows terminally ill patients access to experimental medications not yet approved for sale by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The IRS under the Obama Administration has spent over $4 billion on contracts labeled under information technology and software despite IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testifying this week that budgetary restraints prevented the agency from spending $10 million to save and store emails.