Woman who said she wanted to shoot Nancy Pelosi pleads guilty to Capitol riot charges

Sept. 28 (UPI) — A woman who said she wanted to shoot House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as she left the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riots pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge Tuesday. Dawn Bancroft, 59, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of illegally demonstrating, picketing or parading inside the Capitol, which carries a…

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Florida Moves Forward With Punishing Local Governments Over Vaccine Mandates

Topline Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration is pushing forward with plans to penalize local governments that have Covid-19 vaccine mandates in place, as the mayor of  Orange County, which includes Orlando, said Monday he had received a letter from the state threatening the county with fines for its vaccine requirement. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis holds…

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Pelosi says Biden’s infrastructure bill can’t wait for social safety net bill

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats on Monday that passage of the $550 billion infrastructure bill must not wait for President Joe Biden’s multitrillion-dollar safety net bill, saying the larger package is not yet ready for a vote.In a private caucus meeting, Pelosi, D-Calif., said the party must “make difficult choices,” because the…

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Union: ‘Dozens’ of Massachusetts troopers quit following state’s vaccine mandate

A police union said that dozens of Massachusetts state troopers have quit over the state’s vaccine mandate. File Photo Matthew Healey/UPI | License Photo Sept. 27 (UPI) — A union for Massachusetts police said Monday that dozens of state troopers have quit since the state announced a COVID-19 vaccination mandate. The announcement comes more than…

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