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December 15, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

National Recap: U.S. pursues grizzly bear protections

By The Ithacan | Dec 10, 2019

U.S. federal officials have agreed to review whether enough is being done to protect grizzly bears in the U.S.

National Recap: Conneticut works to financially divest from guns

By | Dec 3, 2019

On Dec. 3, Connecticut Treasurer Shawn Wooden announced plans to reallocate $30 million worth of shares in civilian firearm manufacturer securities.

National Recap: US grants $29 million for coastal protection

By | Nov 20, 2019

The National Coastal Resilience Fund publicly dedicated a total of $29 million in grants to environmental causes across the country Nov. 18.

Nat Recap: Supreme Court hears momentous DACA case

By | Nov 13, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in a case that aims to preserve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in the wake of President Donald Trump’s attempts to end the program.

National Recap: New policy allows faith-based discrimination against LGBTQ families

By The Ithacan | Nov 6, 2019

A new policy proposed by President Donald Trump’s administration would allow foster care and adoption groups and agencies to deny LGBTQ families on faith-based grounds. 

National Recap: Over 5,400 children split from parents at border

By The Ithacan | Oct 30, 2019

A new tally states the number of children separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border exceeds 5,400 since July 2017.

National Recap: Chicago Public Schools teachers continue strike

By | Oct 23, 2019

Teachers in Chicago Public Schools continue their citywide strike that has canceled classes for more than a quarter of a million students. 

National Recap: Claim deadlines for wildfire victims approach

By | Oct 9, 2019

Californians may lose the opportunity to receive compensation from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E), the company that was to blame.

National Recap: New California legislation challenges NCAA

By | Oct 3, 2019

The bill passed through the legislature unanimously. It will take effect Jan. 1, 2023. 

National Recap: Murder trial begins for Dallas officer

By | Sep 25, 2019

The case of a white, female former police officer who killed an unarmed black man in his Dallas apartment last year began trial Sept.

National Recap: California Legislature bans private prisons

By The Ithacan | Sep 18, 2019

The California Legislature passed a bill that would ban the use of private prisons throughout the state.

National Recap: Cherokee Nation appoints first U.S. delegate

By | Sep 11, 2019

The Cherokee Nation named its first official delegate to the U.S.