Three Things You Need to Know on February 26th

February 26, 2019

The House is set to vote today on a resolution opposed to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southern border. In an event at the Capitol yesterday, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that it's less about border security and more about protecting Congress's power to control funding for government projects. 

New England Patriots Owner Robert Kraft is now charged in a Florida prostitution and human trafficking sting.  Yesterday, Palm Beach State Attorney Dave Aronberg said Kraft is among 25 people facing charges as part of the operation.  Kraft is facing two misdemeanor counts for soliciting a prostitute.  He faces up to one year in prison as well as possible fines and community service. 

Teachers with Denver Public Schools are officially under a new compensation plan.  More than 97-percent ratified the new deal with the final tally coming yesterday.  The plan includes more money for instructors, with salaries set to rise nearly 12-percent at the start of the next school year.  The new deal was agreed to after a three-day strike earlier this month.