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…

Culture, Public Education
California lawmaker proposes more Narcan kits in schools amid fentanyl drug crisis

(The Center Square) – A California state lawmaker says he’ll introduce a proposal in the coming legislative session to provide schools with Narcan kits and increase prevention efforts as fentanyl-related… Read More

November 8, 2022
Newsom signs package of abortion bills into law, opponents accuse the state of “infanticide”

(The Center Square) – California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed over a dozen new abortion bills, including new privacy protections and bans on law enforcement providing information to out-of-state… Read More

September 29, 2022
Public Education
$190,000 payout for Sacramento Antifa-supporting teacher to resign has critics pointing to union clout

(The Center Square) – Reports that a California school teacher who was aligned with Antifa was paid $190,000 to resign this year are sparking outrage, leading critics to say it… Read More

August 15, 2022
Public Education
Newsom knocks red states, says ‘education is under assault’ in DC speech

(The Center Square) – Adding to an ongoing war of words between California and leaders of red states, Gov. Gavin Newsom lambasted several states for banning books and limiting teachers’… Read More

July 14, 2022
Liberal lawmakers in 19 states are pushing for pro-transgender youth legislation

(The Center Square) – Lawmakers in more than a dozen states have pledged to push for legislative protection and refuge bills for transgender youth and their families, drafting template… Read More

May 5, 2022