“You can’t have a civil society, a free society without a stable legal system. You can’t have one without stability in things like property or interpretation and impartial judiciary. I’ve been in this business long enough to know just how fragile it is.”
President Joe Biden’s Department of Homeland Security “Disinformation Governance Board” has been put on hold after quickly falling into controversy, according to media reports.
According to AAA, the average national price of a gallon of gasoline climbed to $4.59 Thursday morning. That’s up from $4.57 Wednesday, $4.41 a week ago and $3.04 last year at this time. JP Morgan analysts warn that gas prices could average more than $6 a gallon this summer.
As border encounters broke historic levels in April, over 117,000 migrants were allowed to stay in the country, according to a court filing.
Just 27% of small business owners agreed the economy was in “good” or “excellent” condition. The figure represented the lowest rating of the current economic situation among small business owners since the group began the poll a year ago.
New Hampshire lawmakers have agreed to conduct regular audits of the state’s new educational freedom voucher program that is diverting taxpayer dollars for students to attend private schools and homeschooling.
“I wouldn’t be surprised to see diesel being rationed on the East Coast this summer,” John Catsimatidis, the CEO of United Refining Co., told Bloomberg on Wednesday. “Right now inventories are low and we may see a shortage in coming months.”
Republican Florida Rep. Kat Cammack shared photos on Twitter Wednesday showing stocked shelves of baby formula in one Texas migrant facility. Abbott and Judd said the issue is just another one of Biden’s “reckless” border policies, according to their statement.
“Canceling oil and gas leases is part of Biden’s ongoing punishing of the industry including threatening banks for lending and investment,” said Daniel Turner, executive director of Power the Future. “We are all living the consequence: outrageously high prices and growing shortages.”
The state Senate voted 14-10 to approve a plan to cut the state’s business profits tax from 7.6% to 7.5% for most businesses beginning in 2023. The vote went along party lines with the measure opposed by the Senate’s Democratic minority.
President Joe Biden issued an executive order last year directing the heads of all federal executive agencies to submit a strategic plan detailing their efforts to increase voter registration and voting, even though their agencies have no statutory authority to have anything to do with voting.
Gasoline prices set a record Tuesday as President Joe Biden blamed inflation on COVID-19 and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The national average of a regular gallon of gasoline was $4.374, up five cents from Monday, and $5.55 for diesel.