Independence works to gain compliance for rental registration

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio—After a 2017 ordinance passed requiring that all rental properties in the city be registered, Independence is still working to find and register them all. According to the city’s codified ordinances, Chapter 1366.01 states, “On and ...

Corn dogs and candidates: Democrats woo voters at the Iowa State Fair

The Iowa State Fair has long been the unofficial kickoff of the fall campaign season, when candidates ramp up their voter outreach and campaign operations in advance of next year’s Feb. 3 caucuses. Traditionally, politicians spend their time taking ...

2020 Sunday Trail Markers: Can gun control sustain momentum?

Thanks! I made some edits, highlighted below. Please adjust accordingly but otherwise okay to publish. Sending to washnews now. Here's what you need to know in politics this week... More in Trail markers CAN DEMS SUSTAIN THE NEW GUN CONTROL PUSH?

Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM

© REX/Shutterstock Children dive into the sea in Tuvalu, which is one of the countries most vulnerable to rising sea levels, and is where the Pacific Islands Forum is taking place this week. Fiji’s PM has appealed to Australia to ‘achieve a rapid ...

AP: States boost flood protection amid high disaster costs

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After devastating flooding this year, Iowa put $15 million into a special fund to help local governments recover and guard against future floods. Missouri allotted more money to fight rising waters, including $2 million to help ...

Scaramucci: GOP may need to replace Trump for 2020

Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci Anthony Scaramucci Scaramucci fires back at Trump: He will turn 'on everyone' and then 'entire country' Trump blasts Scaramucci as ...

Pelosi: Immigration reform is Congress' moral responsibility

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she sees comprehensive immigration reform not only as Congress’ official work but also as its moral responsibility as she finishes up a tour of Central America. Pelosi traveled with a congressional ...

Independence works to gain compliance for rental registration

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio—After a 2017 ordinance passed requiring that all rental properties in the city be registered, Independence is still working to find and register them all. According to the city’s codified ordinances, Chapter 1366.01 states, “On and ...

In New Hampshire, can lightning strike twice for a liberal like Bernie Sanders?

From backing free college to supporting Medicare for All, reparations, the Green New Deal, and the decriminalization of illegal border crossings, the 2020 presidential field shows a party that has moved decidedly to the left in recent years. But if history ...