Daily Reports

Grant Sarver October 27, 2020

Justice Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed and sworn in to the U.S. Supreme Court last night. The Senate voted along party lines to make her the sixth conservative-leaning justice on the bench. She joins the most powerful court in the land a week before Election Day 2020. The winner of this election could put forth […]

Grant Sarver October 23, 2020

Image: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there is nothing to worry about in regard to his health after he has been seen with bad bruises and bandages on his hands in recent days. CNN reports that, “An aide to McConnell also declined to provide any additional details when asked multiple […]

Grant Sarver October 19, 2020

As hurricane season comes to a close next month (hopefully), the storms won’t be forgotten because of the damage they have caused. Thankfully, Bankrate has a helpful guide for hurricane recovery efforts.  In terms of federal government assistance, there are two options. The first is help through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) which is […]

Grant Sarver October 8, 2020

A plot to overthrow the government of Michigan and kidnap its governor, Gretchen Whitmer, was foiled on Thursday. Six men were charged by the FBI in connection to the plot. They planned on overthrowing state governments that they believed were violating the U.S. Constitution. It underlines the increased polarization in politics that the U.S. has […]

Grant Sarver October 1, 2020

Finally something every American can agree on: Tuesday night’s presidential debate was a disaster. Both candidates talked over each other and spoke out of turn. An analysis found that President Trump made 71 of the 93 interruptions. Even multiple GOP Senators thought the debate was, “exhausting,” “awful,” and a, “s***show.” Perhaps the government and its […]

Grant Sarver September 28, 2020

Uber won a lawsuit today to continue its personal transportation service in London. The company had been accused of posing a safety risk to its customers after 14,000 trips were made by unauthorized drivers. Uber has also posed a threat to the traditional black cab service offered in the city, similar to New York City’s […]

Grant Sarver September 24, 2020

In its latest move to fight climate change, California is set to ban the purchase of new gasoline-fueled cars by 2035. Governor Gavin Newsom announced the plan to phase out the internal combustion engine on Wednesday. “Mary Nichols, chair of the powerful California Air Resources Board that regulates the emissions of everything from oil refineries […]

Grant Sarver September 18, 2020

This article was originally published by Caitlin Cosper of SaveOnEnergy and can be found here: https://www.saveonenergy.com/learning-center/post/renewable-energy-rundown-solar/ This is the first part in a new SaveOnEnergy series discussing the ins and outs of different forms of renewable energy. Come back next week for part two. Solar energy has grown in popularity across the country, from massive […]

Grant Sarver September 18, 2020

In his latest effort to protect “national security interests,” President Trump will ban TikTok and WeChat. There has been concern about their data collection practices and privacy, similar to criticisms of Facebook and Google. The difference? TikTok and WeChat are Chinese companies and the Trump administration says, “Each is an active participant in China’s civil-military […]

Grant Sarver September 15, 2020

The rampant wildfires on the West Coast have made the air quality there some of the worst in the world, according to a group reported by CNN. The Air Quality Index is at “unhealthy” and “very unhealthy” levels making it worse than famously air polluted cities like New Delhi and Shanghai. The apocalyptic, orange, smoke-filled […]