MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s unwillingness to spend money, do more testing, change course or react to new scientific evidence contributed to the country being one of the worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report released this week by the University of California, San Francisco.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott used his executive power Tuesday to ban state government and some private entities from requiring COVID-19 “vaccine passports” to access services, in the latest move from a Republican governor pitting public health campaigns against personal freedom and private choices.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday vetoed legislation that would have made his state the first to ban gender confirming treatments or surgery for transgender youth, though lawmakers could enact the restriction over his objections.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis ripped into the federal government's continued pandemic ban on cruise ships using U.S. ports, threatening Friday to file a lawsuit if one of the state's biggest tourism sectors is not allowed to resume operations soon.
“Not only is this federal action overreaching, it was implemented without public input as required under federal law," Gov. Mark Gordon alleged in a statement accompanying the lawsuit.
President Joe Biden said Tuesday he would do everything in his power to keep Americans safe following the latest mass shooting in Colorado and…
The bill would provide low-income loans and grants to build out a transportation network for of carbon capture, in a similar way the government has supported water or highway infrastructure development.
The quarantine order bans people and companies from bringing Marimo balls — balls of green algae used to oxygenate the water in aquariums — into the state.
The study came in response to an executive order issued by Gordon, directing state agencies to examine the financial effects of the Biden administration's orders affecting oil and gas production.
Sen. John Barrasso fired off a letter on Friday to the Interior Department, decrying the leasing moratorium and demanding answers to a series of questions.
Appearing Monday on Fox News, Gordon slammed the Biden administration for pausing federal leasing of public lands to oil and gas developers.
The bills introduced in both the House and Senate would prohibit the president or other top officials from suspending mineral leasing and permitting on federal lands and waters without congressional approval.
The legislation would prohibit the president and other top administration officials from suspending mineral leasing and permitting on federal lands and waters, unless Congress approves.
The Biden administration unveiled another executive order extending a suspension of new oil and gas leasing on federal lands. The Star-Tribune answered questions about what the change could mean for Wyoming.
Some fear Democratic control of Congress will spell doom for Wyoming's key industries. Others believe it will force them to make changes the state has put off for too long.
Construction of what’s expected to be Montana’s largest wind farm will begin in 2021 just beyond the shadow the coal-fired Colstrip Power Plant.
The state could stand to lose $2.74 billion in investment and an average of 18,228 jobs annually between 2021 and 2025, according to the study commissioned by Wyoming lawmakers.