Court expert draws more GOP-friendly New York political maps

Court expert draws more GOP-friendly New York political maps

NEW YORK (AP) — A court-appointed expert released a draft of new congressional maps for New York that are more favorable to Republicans than the original gerrymandered political maps drawn by Democrats. The draft maps released Monday would help the GOP by creating five districts that lean Republican and at least four other districts where … Read more

`Top Chef’ Leads Nominees for Critics Choice Real TV Awards

`Top Chef’ Leads Nominees for Critics Choice Real TV Awards

HOLLYWOOD, CA — “Top Chef” earned a leading five nominations today for the fourth annual Critics Choice Real TV Awards, honoring unscripted programming since the past year. The Bravo program was nominated for best competition series, along with “Chopped,” “Making It,” “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” “The Amazing Race” and “The Great British Baking Show.’ ‘ “Top … Read more

Amid warnings from ERCOT, San Antonio’s CPS Energy says its power plants fully operational

Amid warnings from ERCOT, San Antonio’s CPS Energy says its power plants fully operational

Texas’ electricity grid operator on Monday extended its warning of potential emergency conditions through the end of the week, asking power plant owners to hold off on planned maintenance and keep power plants online amid scorching temperatures and rising demand. In San Antonio, city-owned CPS Energy said its six plants were fully operational Monday. “We … Read more

Special master releases new New York congressional maps

Special master releases new New York congressional maps

The court-appointed special master tasked with drawing New York’s new congressional and state Senate maps released a preliminary draft of the new congressional boundaries Monday the state will have for the next decade. Carnegie Mellon University Fellow Jonathan Cervas as special master drew lines for the state’s 26 House seats, with 15 leaning Democratic, three … Read more

LA judge rules more women on boards is unconstitutional

LA judge rules more women on boards is unconstitutional

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — A California law requiring increased membership by women on corporate boards is unconstitutional and violates the right to equal treatment, a Los Angeles judge has ruled. What You Need To Know Passed in 2018, the law applies to publicly held corporations with principal executive offices located in California and required them … Read more

Amid warnings from ERCOT, San Antonio’s CPS Energy says its power plants fully operational

Amid warnings from ERCOT, San Antonio’s CPS Energy says its power plants fully operational

Texas’ electricity grid operator on Monday extended its warning of potential emergency conditions through the end of the week, asking power plant owners to hold off on planned maintenance and keep power plants online amid scorching temperatures and rising demand. In San Antonio, city-owned CPS Energy said its six plants were fully operational Monday. “We … Read more

Court-appointed master releases New York state Senate lines

Court-appointed master releases New York state Senate lines

A court-appointed special master released New York’s new state Senate district lines Monday, releasing a draft plan for the next decade that will lean Democratic for more than half of the upper house. Jonathan Cervas, of the Institute for Politics and Strategy at Carneige Mellon University, reconfigured the state’s 63 Senate seats from the Legislature’s … Read more

6 Booths to Seek Out at AIPAD’s Photography Fair in New York That Will Make You Rethink Portraiture

6 Booths to Seek Out at AIPAD’s Photography Fair in New York That Will Make You Rethink Portraiture

Calling all shutterbugs! This year, AIPAD’s Photography Show, New York’s most prominent photography fair, is setting up at new midtown digs at Center 415 on Fifth Avenue between 37th and 38th Streets. For the fair’s 41st edition, it’s bringing together some 49 galleries from nine countries. And as always, all exhibitors are members of the … Read more