Education Department Dissolves National Parents Council Months After Lawsuit

The Department of Education (DOE) is to “immediately and permanently” disband a five-month-old national parents council after conservative groups sued it for allegedly being unbalanced and politically biased. According to a Dec. 5 court notice (pdf), the department said it’s “immediately and permanently disbanding the [National Parents and Families Engagement Council] and that the Council […]

Fox News Parts Ways With Lara Trump Amid Father-in-Law’s Presidential Bid

Lara Trump will no longer serve as a contributor to Fox News, the network confirmed on Dec. 3. The parting of ways follows former President Donald Trump’s Nov. 15 announcement that he will seek presidential office again in 2024. “We appreciate Lara’s valuable contributions across Fox News Media programming,” a Fox News spokesperson told the […]

Biden Admin Extends Protection From Deportation for Over 260,000 Haitians

The Biden administration on Monday announced extended immigration protections for Haitians in the United States, including deferred deportation and the ability to work in the country for an extra 18 months. In a statement, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas said the administration will extend and redesignate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haitian nationals residing in the United States […]

Stacey Abrams’s Georgia Nonprofit Could Face Criminal Investigations for Unlicensed Fundraising

Democrats New Georgia Project’s charity license has lapsed in at least nine states Twice-failed Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams / Getty Images Andrew Kerr and Joseph Simonson • December 6, 2022 5:00 am Stacey Abrams’s New Georgia Project is collecting donations without a license in at least nine states, opening itself up to fines … Read more

DOE Touts $200M Grant to Lithium Battery Company as Boon to American-Made Clean Energy. The Company Operates Primarily From China.

President Joe Biden’s Department of Energy is touting a grant to a lithium battery company as a move that would help herald the shift to green energy and ensure the United States is cultivating domestic sources of energy. It did not say, however, that the Texas company receiving the grant operates primarily from China and … Read more