Madison Hirneisen

Madison Hirneisen is a staff reporter covering California for The Center Square. Madison has experience covering both local and national news and is a graduate of Liberty University. She currently…

Judge: WV’s law restricting transgender athletes constitutional

(The Center Square) – A federal judge paved the way for West Virginia’s law barring transgender girls from participating on female sports teams to be enforced, ruling the legislature’s… Read More

January 9, 2023
Several school choice bills pre-filed in Virginia legislature

(The Center Square) – Proposed education bills having to do with “parental choice” and “parental rights” could spark debate among lawmakers after the Virginia General Assembly convenes the 2023… Read More

January 6, 2023
Public Education
Youngkin calls for investigation into Virginia high school after allegations

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin is calling for an investigation into the leadership of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology following recent allegations school… Read More

January 4, 2023
Public Education
Narcan could be required in California gas stations, schools following rise in fentanyl deaths

(The Center Square) – California could move to require opioid antagonist kits, which can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, in public spaces like libraries,… Read More

December 12, 2022
San Francisco launches guaranteed income program for transgender community

(The Center Square) – San Francisco city officials announced Wednesday they would launch a new guaranteed income program for the city’s transgender community. The program, dubbed the Guaranteed Income for… Read More

November 17, 2022