The 24-hour news cycle is filled with politics coverage, but not everything gets the attention it deserves. Here are five politics stories you may have missed in the past week.
- FEMA rethinking ban on disaster aid to church buildings.
- Mandatory by January: Sexual Harassment Training for Senators and Staff
- House and Senate agree: The adoption tax credit stays.
- Rural Wisconsin voters swung for Trump and change, but found frustration.
- Michigan Senate OKs concealed pistol carry in schools, churches, day care centers.
FEMA is facing pressure to grant religious institutions disaster relief funding. — Chicago Tribune, 11/07
Nearly 1,500 congressional staffers indicated that the process Congress uses to handle sexual harassment in the office needs reform, prompting mandatory sexual harassment training. — Roll Call, 11/10
The initial House GOP tax plan ended the adoption tax credit, but to the relief of adoption advocates and social conservatives, the plan was amended and the tax credit preserved. — CNN Money, 11/09
A year after voting for President Donald Trump, southern Wisconsin is still frustrated and critical of the polarizing political climate. — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/09
Days after the church shooting in Texas, emotions ran high as Michigan state lawmakers passed legislation that allows concealed carry of handguns in schools and churches, among other places. — Detroit Free Press, 11/08