California state senate passes bill giving teens more time to sleep before school
CA - Teens in California, get ready to hit the snooze button! The state senate passed a bill yesterday giving teens more time to sleep before school. It stops high schools from starting classes before 8:30AM. Some lawmakers cite studies that show teens are healthier and perform better when they have enough sleep. The bill reportedly has the support from California's PTA. Some opponents say the mandate will disrupt family schedules and create problems for school districts.
Happening Wednesday, President to meet with House Majority Leader and Senate Minority Leader to discuss infrastructure program
Happening Wednesday in Washington President Donald Trump will meet with House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. They're expected to discuss the two-trillion-dollar infrastructure program unveiled by the Trump administration unveiled earlier this month. The White House penned a letter Tuesday calling on democratic officials to take up the U.S. Mexico Canada trade agreement before tackling infrastructure. The USMCA has been high on the White House...
Schatz gets an unlikely ally for raising the smoking age: Mitch McConnell
Earlier this month, KITV 4 Island News first told you about a plan from U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz that would raise the national smoking age to 21. Now he’s getting support from an unlikely ally: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.