Sixty-five percent of federal judges confirmed under Donald Trump were non-Hispanic White men. President Biden has launched an early effort to reverse that trend, nominating 11 women who would add diversity to the federal bench.
The measure passed the House with overwhelming, bipartisan support from 406 lawmakers. But GOP opposition to the bill drew condemnation from some of their House colleagues, with one calling it “a sad commentary.”
The quest to get more residents on trains has earned Virginia accolades and a national spotlight, particularly as new transportation priorities in Washington elevate multimodal travel with an eye on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The broad economy has yet to show signs of a serious worker shortage, economists say. But in some narrow pockets, from sawmills to psychologists’ offices, employers are raising wages significantly and seeing little response.
The league, which spent the first two months of the season collecting data on the ways in which pitchers were using foreign substances, has decided to implement suspensions for violations of the long-standing, little-enforced rule.