Category: Politics

Meta announces mega expansion to Facebook data center in Utah

Work is performed on servers at Meta’s Eagle Mountain Data Center in Eagle Mountain on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022. Meta is expanding the data center, increasing the total investment to over $1.5 billion. Once completed, the center will be a 4.5-million-square-foot campus. Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Facebook parent...

What is Electoral Count Act?

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., chair of the Senate Rules Committee, left, and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., the ranking member, open a meeting on the Electoral Count Reform and Presidential Transition Improvement Act at the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. The bill is a response to the...

Lawmakers split on Ukraine’s new NATO bid

When asked by POLITICO if she backed Ukraine’s NATO accession, Speaker Nancy Pelosi declined to explicitly endorse it, but said she supports a “security guarantee” for Kyiv. By Andrew Desiderio, Camille Gijs and Nancy Vu Link...

House passes government funding, averting shutdown threat

The House passed a short-term government funding patch on Friday, sending the measure to President Joe Biden hours before a shutdown would’ve kicked in at midnight. The lower chamber cleared the measure in a 230-201 vote, funding the government through the midterm elections until Dec. 16 and providing billions...