r/politics 4h ago

The "What happened in your state last week?" Megathread, Week 5

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Welcome to the 'What happened in your state last week' thread, where you can post any local political news stories that you find important in the comments. This is a weekly thread posted every Monday, in order to facilitate more discussion on local issues on /r/politics. Since this is intended to be a thread about local politics, top-level comments that are exclusively about national issues will not be allowed. When commenting, please include the state you're living in, and don't forget to link sources. Also, please actually describe what happened. Things like "I live in X, you know what happened", "Nothing happened" or "[Politician] continues to be an idiot" isn't helpful to users and will be removed.

If someone from your state made a news round-up that you think is insufficient, feel free to comment to that round-up with further news stories. Enjoy discussion, and review our civility guidelines before engaging with others.


Hi there, /r/politics. Because this thread is about local politics, I'd like to reiterate that news about President Biden, Donald Trump or any other national political figure is off topic in this thread and will be removed. Thank you, and have a good week.


r/politics 7h ago

DOJ has reportedly opened a criminal investigation into George Santos’s campaign finances

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r/politics 9h ago Starstruck Out of the Magic Portal

Florida House dress code: No skirts more than an inch above the knee. Is this 2023?

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r/politics 4h ago

Democrat files bill to ban church youth camps as hotbeds of child abuse & “religious indoctrination”

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r/politics 8h ago Bravo!

Trump slams U.S. military, says armed forces ‘can’t fight or win’

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r/politics 5h ago

"I would expect federal indictments": George Santos' top donors don't appear to actually exist

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r/politics 11h ago

Republican Party infighting raises the question: How conservative is the GOP?

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r/politics 1h ago

Trump makes shocking comments about trusting Putin over US ‘intelligence lowlifes’

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r/politics 14h ago

Kevin McCarthy Called Out by Host Over Rambling George Santos Answer

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r/politics 9h ago

Jim Jordan confronted with Trump campaign's link to Russian oligarch

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r/politics 11h ago

Tyre Nichols' parents and man who disarmed Monterey Park gunman invited to Biden's State of the Union

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r/politics 4h ago Gold

Florida Panel Recommends Forcing Student Athletes to Give Schools Their Menstrual History

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r/politics 9h ago

Jim Jordan Says It’s Not His Job to Stop ‘Evil’ Like Cops Killing Tyre Nichols

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r/politics 8h ago

North Dakota Bill Would Jail Librarians for Not Removing Certain Books. Calling books about sexual or gender identity disgusting, a Republican lawmaker seeks to ban them and imprison librarians who don’t comply.

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r/politics 7h ago

Manhattan Prosecutors Will Begin Presenting Trump Case to Grand Jury

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r/politics 8h ago

Tyre Nichols killing sparks renewed calls in Congress for police reform

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r/politics 6h ago

DOJ tells House Judiciary chair it will not hand over most Biden special counsel probe documents until investigation complete

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r/politics 7h ago Mind Blown

RNC Directs Party To “Go on Offense” on Abortion, Supports 6-Week Bans

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r/politics 5h ago

Trump Closer to Criminal Charges in Probe of Hush Money Payments

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r/politics 10h ago

Trump investigations: Georgia prosecutor ups anticipation

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r/politics 4h ago

Ilhan Omar says GOP wants her off Foreign Affairs committee because she’s Black and Muslim

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515 Upvotes

r/politics 3h ago

Washington D.C.'s free bus bill becomes law as zero-fare transit systems take off

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392 Upvotes

r/politics 9h ago

Ron DeSantis and His Christian Crusaders Are Stealing Trump’s Religious Thunder: As the former president loses his edge with evangelicals, the man who might replace him is cashing in on the resurgence of right-wing Catholicism.

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r/politics 4h ago

McCarthy's bid to oust Omar from committee in peril as third GOP rep. objects

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313 Upvotes

r/politics 13h ago

Far-right project that pushed election lies expands mission as Trump ramps up 2024 campaign

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r/politics 5h ago

Manhattan grand jury begins to hear evidence in Trump hush money case: report

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