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Early Voting for November Election Begins in Virginia

Early Voting for November Election Begins in Virginia

With Congressional elections about a month and a half away, Virginians who want to cast their ballots early can begin doing so. Registered voters can cast their early ballots in person at the general registrar’s office for the jurisdiction in which they are registered, according to a news release from the Virginia Department of Elections. Some jurisdictions also offer satellite locations for early voting in addition to offering them at the general registrar’s office.
Sep 26, 20222 min read

 

Arizona’s School Choice Expansion Very Likely to Be Halted as Signatures Mount for ESA Blockage

Arizona’s School Choice Expansion Very Likely to Be Halted as Signatures Mount for ESA Blockage

Arizona’s historic legislation expanding school choice to every child in the state appears likely to be placed on hold right now, as a ballot measure aimed at stopping the Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) expansion will probably make the 2024 ballot. Save Our Schools Arizona (SOSAZ) said its signature collectors turned in 141,714 signatures for “Stop Voucher Expansion” to the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office on Friday. Only 118,823 valid signatures were required by Sept. 24, leaving plenty of room for error with bad signatures. Jenny Clark, the founder of Arizona-based Love Your School and a new appointee to the Arizona State Board of Education whose children participate in the ESAs, told The Arizona Sun Times, “Today 11,000 Arizona students had the opportunity of an ESA put on hold. Every day that a child struggles in a school that’s not working for them is detrimental. But this is far from over. We will be monitoring the signature verification process, and continuing to walk alongside Arizona families and their children.”
Sep 26, 20224 min read

 

Vance Tells ‘A Tale of Two Tims’ in Ad About Ohio Senate Opponent Ryan

Vance Tells ‘A Tale of Two Tims’ in Ad About Ohio Senate Opponent Ryan

Ohio Republican Senate candidate J.D. Vance released a new television advertisement this weekend contrasting his Democratic opponent Tim Ryan’s hard-left record with his moderate rhetoric. In his ad monologue, Vance tore into the 13th-District congressman’s voting history.
Sep 26, 20223 min read

 

Unvaxxed Cancer Patients Were Excluded from Rochester Treatment Housing During COVID

Unvaxxed Cancer Patients Were Excluded from Rochester Treatment Housing During COVID

A Minnesota nurse and mother fighting breast cancer says she has been denied free housing by the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge because of her decision not to get the COVID vaccine. Adding insult to injury is the fact that the organization recently changed its policy to allow unvaccinated patients without informing her.
Sep 26, 20224 min read

 

Yale University Set to Research $1 Million Project to Combat Racist Hair in Video Game

Yale University Set to Research $1 Million Project to Combat Racist Hair in Video Game

Yale University’s Computer Science Department recently announced a $1 million donation given to them from the Bungie Foundation for a research project that fights against racist hair graphics in video games. “It is widely assumed that the algorithms used to generate virtual humans are based in biological underpinnings that accurately reflect all races and ethnicities,” the announcement reads. “In reality, however, these algorithms are deeply biased and based on predominantly European features.”
Sep 26, 20222 min read