Alabama, Georgia Republicans Vote Against Respect for Marriage Act | Don’t miss this

ATLANTA — Though some Republicans in Congress helped pass the Respect Marriage Act, all of Alabama and Georgia’s GOP lawmakers were among the majority of Republicans who voted against the landmark bill. The law repeals the Defense of Marriage Act, a law signed into law by former President Bill Clinton that defined marriage as the … Read more

Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator is hosting Demo Day 2022

The success of the Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator continues to grow, as demonstrated by the gathering of more than 500 members of the Alabama and Techstars business and technology community for the organization’s Demo Day 2022 on Tuesday. Ten companies from the United States, Sweden and Canada presented their strategies to a crowd of potential … Read more

Shadows of the past: Prominent Alabama attorneys are questioning the state commission’s decision to move a judiciary seat nearly won by a black woman

As the Alabama Supreme Court considers hearing arguments about whether transferring a judge’s office earlier this year from a large, black-majority district to a smaller, less diverse district violates the state’s constitution, prominent members of the Magic City bar association are representing Questions about the reassignment of the district court seat. It’s about a vote … Read more

New York Artist Brings Gingerbread Lane to Essex Market – NBC New York

What you should know Jon Lovitch has been building gingerbread houses from homemade edible ingredients for over 25 years. Since 2015, building gingerbread house displays has become the former professional chef’s full-time job. Lovitch holds the Guinness World Record for most gingerbread houses in one exhibition: a whopping 1,251 houses. A record from 2017. It … Read more

Alabama Football QB Bryce Young ranks 6th in Heisman voting

Happy Friday everyone. The Hoops team is playing in Houston tomorrow and we’ll be covering that with additional coverage later. For today we’ll start with Bryce Young’s Heisman finish. The Heisman Trophy voting results will be released with the announcement of the top 10 on Thursday evening. Bryce Young of Alabama, the incumbent winner, finished … Read more

Gov. Hochul announces groundbreaking for the Metro-North Penn Station Access Project to bring four new stations to the Bronx

Westchester County Executive George Latimer said: “The Penn Station Access project is a win for Westchester residents living along the Sound Shore. The introduction of a single-seat ride to Penn Station, opening greater access to jobs, education and health care for the first time ever, will improve commuting, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and increase the … Read more

New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer declares war on New York City’s congestion charging plan

TEANECK, NJ (WABC) — One of the most outspoken critics of New York City’s introduction of congestion charges is vowing to introduce new laws against the plan. New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer says if the proposed $23 midtown Manhattan ride tax goes through, he will introduce legislation to prevent federal dollars from going to the … Read more

Man arrested for hitting baseball bat on sidewalk in New York and quickly released on bail

Baseball bat attack in Hamilton Heights The NYPD is searching for the suspect who assaulted a man with a baseball bat in Upper Manhattan last week. NEW YORK – A man caught on camera brutally assaulting a man with a baseball bat in Upper Manhattan is back on the streets after posting $7,500 bail less … Read more