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Month: July 2022

Mayor

York and North Yorkshire to get mayor under £540m devolution deal | York

York and North Yorkshire are to elect a mayor and receive £540m of government investment over 30 years in a landmark devolution deal to be signed on Monday. The agreement will create a new combined authority across the region led by a directly elected mayor, who will have the power to spend the money on […]

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California

California Launches Updated Climate Adaptation Strategy to Protect Communities from Accelerating Impacts

Published: Apr 04, 2022 Strategy sets key priorities and calls for outcomes with accountability Climate Adaptation Strategy launched via interactive website SACRAMENTO — Following the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s release of its latest report on efforts to combat the climate crisis, the Newsom Administration today launched the state’s Climate Adaptation Strategy outlining the all-hands-on-deck […]

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Alabama

Expect to see 2024 presidential candidates visit Alabama soon | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Image source: Parsons, Lee & Juliano, P.C. This past year was one of the more competitive election cycles in recent Alabama history.  Between the United States Senate, Governor, and Legislative seats, the Republican party primaries in Alabama were as expensive as we have ever seen.  We still have the general elections in the fall but […]

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City Council

Fayetteville City Council to receive update on Market House repurposing | #citycouncil

The Fayetteville City Council on Monday, Aug. 1 is expected to receive an update on the proposed repurposing of the Market House. The council meets at 5 p.m. at City Hall. The Market House has been a divisive issue for years, mainly because of its history of slaves being sold there. Some people in the […]

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California

More Days, More Ways to Vote :: California Secretary of State

Key elements of Voter’s Choice Act Elections Model Vote-by-Mail Ballots  Every active, registered voter in participating counties is mailed a ballot 28 days before Election Day. Complete it. Sign it. Return it. Voters have three ways to return their vote-by-mail ballots:  Mail the ballot Drop the ballot in a secure county ballot drop box […]

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California

Our California and Bay Area endorsements for the Nov. 8 election ballot

Here are our recommendations so far for the Nov. 8 election. Click on the links to read the full editorials. Bookmark this page to return to view additional recommendations as they are published. If you are having trouble accessing the endorsement editorials on your mobile device, click here. California statewide offices U.S. Senate (regular term) […]

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Mayor

Newport Beach City Manager Update: Animal Shelter Update, Mayor’s Youth Council

Grace Leung By Grace Leung, Newport Beach City Manager Congratulations to the Friends of the Newport Beach Animal Shelter (FONBAS) for the latest milestone in a public-private partnership that will bring a new, permanent animal shelter to the City of Newport Beach. Last week FONBAS joined members of the City Council and City staff for […]

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City Council

CITY COUNCIL – Manhattan Beach plans initiative upholding cannabis ban | #citycouncil

by Mark McDermott  The Manhattan Beach City Council last week voted to place an initiative on the November ballot to directly compete with a cannabis industry initiative that seeks to allow up to three cannabis retailers in the city. The initiative proposed by Council would uphold the City’s existing ban.  The Council had previously considered […]

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California

Acting Governor Eleni Kounalakis Signs Legislation Extending Statewide Eviction Protections

Acting Governor Kounalakis becomes the first woman in state history to sign a piece of legislation into law State’s $5.5 billion rent relief program, the largest in the nation, has assisted more than 220,000 low-income households  SACRAMENTO – On the final day of Women’s History Month, Acting Governor Eleni Kounalakis today signed legislation that extends eviction […]

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Alabama

Alabama voters send a message by supporting ‘pro jobs’ candidates | #elections | #alabama

A clear message was delivered by the results of the 2022 primary and runoff elections. Alabama voters want political leaders who support a pro-jobs agenda for the Yellowhammer State. The Business Council of Alabama (BCA), working through its political affiliate ProgressPAC, endorsed more than 120 candidates leading up to the 2022 primary elections. All three […]

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