US Senate

Senator asks IRS to strip conservative group of nonprofit status over COVID-19

Reminiscent of the Obama Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) witch hunt of conservative groups, a U.S. Senator who sits on the committee that oversees the tax agency is pushing it to revoke a student charity’s nonprofit status. The veteran lawmaker, Rhode

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McConnell open to Feinstein joining Republican caucus

A Kentucky-based political operative with longtime ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tells The Chronicle that McConnell is “very open to the idea” of California Senator Diane Feinstein joining the Republican caucus “particularly in an evenly divided chamber”. Feinstein

Congress

Reed rallies lawmakers in call to reopen schools

HORSEHEADS, NY — U.S. Representative Tom Reed (R – NY), Senator Tom O’Mara (R – Big Flats), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R – Corning), Assemblyman Chris Friend (R – Big Flats), Assemblywoman Marjorie Byrnes (R – Caledonia) and Assemblyman Joseph Giglio (R

Congress

Morelle co-sponsors bill to combat domestic violence

ROCHESTER, NY – Today, Congressman Joe Morelle announced his co-sponsorship of legislation to address the uptick in domestic violence incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic. This legislation will equip law enforcement officials with additional support and resources necessary to better protect