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Day: June 21, 2022

Arkansas

Runoff elections kick off in Arkansas

PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) – Tuesday marked an important day, as runoff elections kicked off in Arkansas. Counties across the state have several races on the ballots, including Greene County. Current sheriff Steve Franks is looking to retain his title, while Paragould Police captain Brad Snyder hopes to become the new county sheriff. The election officials […]

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California

California may make social media firms report enforcement

Social media companies would have to make public their policies for removing problem content and give detailed accounts of how and when they remove it, under a proposal being considered by California legislators who blame online chatter for encouraging violence and undermining democracy. The bipartisan measure stalled last year over free speech concerns, but Democratic […]

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Alabama

Alabama Fifth Congressional District Runoff Election Results 2022 | #elections | #alabama

Alabama Fifth Congressional District Runoff Election Results 2022 – The New York Times Elections|Alabama Fifth Congressional District Runoff Election Results https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2022/06/21/us/elections/results-alabama-us-house-district-5.html Updated 6:33 PM ET Candidate 0 +0.0% 0.0% 0 +0.0% 0.0% Total reported 0 Results by county Strong Wardynski Est. remain. votes Jackson 0% 0% 0% — Lauderdale 0% 0% 0% — Limestone 0% […]

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California

CALIFORNIA DOES NOT NEED TO CHOOSE BETWEEN POST-PANDEMIC ECONOMIC GROWTH AND REDUCING CARBON EMISSIONS, NEW ANALYSIS FINDS

State Has Demonstrated The Ability To Generate Green Jobs… And If Current Trends Hold, Green Jobs In CA Will Outpace Nation By End Of Decade RIVERSIDE, Calif., June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — (www.ucr.edu)—Surprisingly, environmental leader California has a smaller ‘green economy’ than the average U.S. state and would need to add many thousands of environmentally […]

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City Council

L.A. approves measure to reduce hotel housekeepers’ workload | #citycouncil

Most hotels in the city of Los Angeles will be required to limit the daily workload of housekeepers, offer overtime pay under certain circumstances, provide “panic buttons” to protect their workers from sexual harassment and do away with policies that automatically forgo daily cleaning, under a measure approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Council. […]

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Mayor

Community members gather to remember Southport former mayor and police chief Jerry Dove

SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — Many community members gathered at Southport Baptist Church on Tuesday to remember former Southport mayor and police chief Jerry Dove. Jerry Dove had more than five decades of public service. Prior to his leadership roles in the city of Southport. He served in U.S. Army Reserve, and served as a police […]

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California

Governor Newsom’s CARE Court Proposal Moves Forward

SACRAMENTO – On the heels of California awarding over half a billion dollars for housing and services serving people experiencing mental health and substance use crises, Governor Gavin Newsom’s CARE Court proposal today cleared a major legislative hurdle. Governor Newsom issued the following statement on CARE Court legislation passing through the Assembly Judiciary Committee with overwhelming support: “Mental illness. […]

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Arkansas

Reinstated Arkansas School Safety Commission holds second meeting at State Capitol in Little Rock

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — On June 21, the Arkansas School Safety Commission met at the State Capitol in Little Rock for the second time since being reinstated by Governor Asa Hutchinson with an executive order on June 10. Governor Hutchinson announces reinstatement of Arkansas School Safety Commission Dr. Cheryl May, Director of the University […]

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Alabama

Runoff, primary elections in Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, Arkansas, and DC: LIVE UPDATES | #elections | #alabama

Katie Britt, Mo Brooks tout America first agenda ahead of GOP primary runoff election in Alabama Alabama’s Republican primary runoff election was held Tuesday and the two candidates — one currently endorsed by former President Trump after the other lost his endorsement earlier this year — faced off for a seat in the Senate to represent the […]

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