The House has already opened an impeachment investigation against Trump – The Washington Post

The lesson is clear. Consistent with its “sole Power of impeachment,” and its prerogative to “determine the Rules of its Proceedings,” the House can launch impeachment investigations in many ways. It most often does so through its judiciary committee, either based on the committee’s own actions or a resolution directed to the committee; it may […]

ProPublica Is Expanding Its Local Reporting Network to Youngstown, Ohio — ProPublica

Youngstown is losing its only daily newspaper, but there’s no shortage of investigative stories worthy of coverage. ProPublica will fund one investigative reporter at an Ohio news organization for a year. — Read on www.propublica.org/atpropublica/propublica-is-expanding-its-local-reporting-network-to-youngstown-ohio

Why celebrating Juneteenth is more important now than ever  – Vox

In many ways, Juneteenth represents how freedom and justice in the US has always been delayed for black people. The decades after the end of the war would see a wave of lynching, imprisonment, and Jim Crow laws take root. What followed was the disproportionate impact of mass incarceration, discriminatory housing policies, and a lack of economic […]

LGBTQ protections advance in Medina – Medina Gazette

My home town gets it. Ordinance 541.08 amended the codified ordinance of the city to prohibit intimidation on the basis of sex, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Ordinance 717 prohibits discriminatory conduct on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. Until these ordinances are approved, it remains legal to evict […]