STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Nathan Bedford Forrest Day sparks outrage in Tennessee … California lawmakers attempt to ban Trump from the ballot … Black out in New York City sparks tension between mayor and governor.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | California legislature passes wildfire package … Tennessee legislator tries to oust representative accused of sexual assault … Female reporter denied from covering Mississippi gubernatorial candidate.
Following in the path of lawsuits brought against tobacco companies in the 1990s, cities and states are seeking to use the courts to hold fossil fuel companies liable for damages caused by climate change.
The decision ends weeks of turmoil over the census matter, with the president ordering government agencies to turn over records to the Department of Commerce that will enable the agency to count the number of non-citizens in the United States.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Court rules former Missouri governor did not violate transparency laws … San Jose mayor calls for oversight of PG&E … Officials in Seattle’s King County violated state sanctuary law by sharing information with ICE.