WATCH: What You Need To Know — June 3, 2021: Texas State Voting Bill — Monthly Checks — Teacher Gives Student Shoes

1. Where Does the Texas Voter Suppression Bill Go from Here?

What You Need To Know:

Following Sunday night’s dramatic exodus by Texas Democrats from the House floor, state Republicans are plotting their next move.

2. Vice President Harris to Lead Voting Rights Efforts

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As Democratic lawmakers struggle to shepherd federal voting rights laws through the Senate, Vice President Kamala Harris has been tapped to lead Democrats in the intensifying effort.

3. Coronavirus Update: Calls for Ongoing Monthly Checks Grow with Online Petition

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A petition that calls on the federal government to provide people with $2,000 monthly checks during the pandemic has exceeded 2.3 million signatures.

4. Teacher Gives Student His Shoes So He Can Graduate

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Daverius Peters, a Black high school senior at Hahnville High School in Boutte, LA, was almost barred from his graduation ceremony.

5. The OG Online Marketplace eBay Moves Into The NFT Space

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EBay (EBAY +2.61%) is joining a growing number of companies that have begun to accept virtual currencies as a form of payment, taking an asset class that had been shunned by major financial institutions a few years ago, a step closer to becoming mainstream.


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