Nicole Zuccarelli, Mike Clifford, Congress discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network


Msnbc is reporting a letter to speaker. Pelosi vice president pence says he will not invoke the twenty fifth amendment. They quote pence's saying i do not believe that such a course of action is in the best interest of our nation or consistent with our constitution. Meantime the new york times reports. Gop leader mitch. Mcconnell has told associates he believes president trump committed impeachable offenses and that. He is pleased. That democrats are moving to impeach him believing it will make it easier to purge him from the party. Jim brewster will be sworn in as a state senator. Today ending dispute over county ballots in allegany county. The us district court for western. Pennsylvania ruled on tuesday that disputed votes in these states forty fifth senatorial district should be counted. Republicans lost challenges in state and federal courts to democrat boosters narrow victory in november but on january fifth senate republicans blocked brewster from the oath of office insisting on another federal court ruling. The gop wanted to toss out twenty three hundred mail in ballots. It lacked a written date on the outer envelope but had been received on time. Mark steer who had see pennsylvania budget and policy center says the court ruled the federal claims of boosters opponent. Nicole zuccarelli failed on their merits there. No federal issue. That would stop counting those ballots. Which means that. Senator brewster's been reelected and he should take his seat. I'm envious sears. Reporting at a statewide taskforce appointed by governor. Roy cooper has released a sweeping set of recommendations aimed at ending racism in the criminal. Justice system. black north carolinians are nearly six times as likely to be incarcerated as white residents twice as likely to be pulled over for a traffic stop and also more likely to be jailed before trial. Don blais grove of the group emancipate. Nc says the police response to last week's insurrection. At the us capitol underscores how black and brown people often are treated differently by law enforcement and the courts and the start difference that was put on display is precisely why we need our legislators to take seriously the concerns that black and brown all over this country of raised about the disparate treatment. The north carolina association of sheriff's recently released its own report on law enforcement professionalism. It calls for changes to officer education requirements training and certification. The report opposes many of the task force recommendations including removing school resource officers creating citizen review boards and allowing public access to officers disciplinary records. I'm nadia ramleh gone. This is us. It may be a step toward economic recovery but it is not a bridge in based public policy. Group says it woke up. Some new covid relief package. But it's hardly enough policy matters. Ohio held an online form yesterday. Tell ohioans better understand the benefits of the nine hundred billion dollar measure. They include the direct stimulus payment. That nearly seventy percent of eligible americans already received also extends federal unemployment programs reinstates a supplemental benefit until late july research directors act schiller notes at three hundred dollars a week. It's half the amount the cares act provided we got hundreds of thousands of lost jobs state. And what's more. It's not a good time to be going out and trying to find a job. There's a pandemic out there so we need a more aid and we're gonna need it fast. This bill is really just a down pain. The incoming biden administration says passing a new relief. Package is an immediate priority. Mary sermon reporting. This story was produced in association with media and the public interest funded in part by the george gun foundation colorado community health centers or c. h. Sees as her called are shifting gears to deliver covid nineteen vaccines that after the governor there jared police called on these safety. Net providers to deliver twenty percent of the state's vaccine supply for people ages. Seventy at over poly anderson with the colorado community health network says are uniquely positioned to serve some of the state's most at risk populations including hispanic latino and black communities. They're also more likely to have multiple. Chronic conditions as a result of living conditions adequate diet and other stressors and so health centers are really key to reaching deep into our state to ensure that the folks aren't left out of affirmation efforts anderson says she's hopeful that h. will be eligible a tap funding from the latest relief. Package passed by congress. I'm eric gladys finally. Are eric ticket off tells us with a new slate of legislators and a new governor in khaleda conservation groups want to ensure protecting public lands is a top priority the montana conservation voters has launched the montana pushback campaign to keep people informed whenever environmental issues are on the docket in the capital executive director. Whitney tony says the pandemic is changing the way montana's in groups engage on legislative issues adding that conservation isn't a controversial issue in the treasure. State all of these big areas across the political spectrum. pledge to support independent montana's outward which me and we're going to make sure that they live up to their promises because of covid. Nineteen people are able to participate in a session remotely via video the legislative session. They are less april. The montana pushback campaign will be sharing updates on its website. This is mike clifford. Four public new servicemember listener supported around some of the nation's most interesting radio stations and always online at public news service dot. Org it is a look at your latest weather from the heartland newsfeed weather center today. Mostly sunny skies. During the morning. I was becoming mostly cloudy in the often. Southwest winds between ten and fifteen miles per hour high around fifty tonight mostly cloudy skies in the evening. I was clearing overnight. Low in mid thirties. There are partly sunny skies during the morning hours for thursday. They becoming mostly cloudy in the afternoon. There's a thirty percent chance of rain. South west wind starting off at ten to fifteen miles per hour with gusts as high as twenty five miles dollar in the afternoon high in the mid to upper forties. That's the latest weather out. More news and weather on our website.

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