California water restrictions amid drought: How bad is it? – Los Angeles Times

California water regulators took unprecedented action this week, passing an emergency regulation that will bar thousands of Californians from diverting stream and river water as the drought worsens. The State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to pass the “emergency curtailment” order for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta watershed. The watershed encompasses a wide swath … Read more

Chris Cuomo isn’t the only high-powered CNN honcho with close ties to Gov. Cuomo – Fox News

A high-powered CNN executive with close ties to embattled New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo could be the reason why the network has taken it easy on the “Cuomo Prime Time” namesake for his role in the governor’s ongoing sexual harassment scandal, according to Fox News contributor Ari Fleischer.  CNN continues to take heat for … Read more

‘Literally losing our workforce’: Florida schools defy DeSantis’ anti-mask order – POLITICO

Christine O’Riley, a school teacher and the mother of a child under 12 holds her protest umbrella outside the school board building ahead of their Tuesday evening meeting to discuss the masking issue. | Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP TALLAHASSEE — Florida school districts are moving to resist Gov. Ron DeSantis’ order barring schools … Read more

Former US Rep. Bruce Poliquin will run for rematch with Jared Golden in 2022 – Bangor Daily News

AUGUSTA, Maine — Former U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin said Wednesday he will run against U.S. Rep. Jared Golden in Maine’s swing 2nd Congressional District next year, setting up a rematch of their narrow ranked-choice voting race in 2018. The 67-year-old’s return to politics marks the sixth time in the past seven election cycles that the … Read more