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In response to the coronavirus pandemic, governors and state agencies in all 50 states relied on emergency power authority to enact stay-at-home orders, mask mandates, and other restrictions on businesses and individuals. Since March 2020, 10 bills in eight states have been signed into law that are aimed at increasing legislative oversight of governors’ emergency powers. These laws were enacted in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Utah.

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(The Center Square) – Republican lawmakers introduced legislation to remove an antitrust exemption that Major League Baseball received from the U.S. Supreme Court 99 years ago. U.S. Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, introduced the bill with four cosponsors: Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Josh Hawley, R-Neb., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.

Samantha Power, President Joe Biden’s choice to head the U.S. Agency for International Development, literally wrote the book on America’s poor record of fighting genocides around the world even as the nation’s leaders have promised “never again” after the Holocaust.