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Day: July 8, 2022

California

Is California’s Cultivation Tax Cut Too Little, Too Late?

After four years of exhaustive efforts, California leaders eliminated the cultivation tax along with other changes, providing some bit of respite for cultivators. But does the plan just move money around, and is it even close to enough to save struggling farmers? California Governor Gavin Newsom released his 2022-2023 revised budget on May 13—most notably […]

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Mayor

Mayor Lori Lightfoot set to appear as Chicago anti-violence events kick off

CHICAGO — Several anti-violence events are set to kick off in Chicago Friday. Among them, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to appear at one event on 51st Street in Fuller Park aimed at giving area teens a space to gather and have fun. The event is a part of her Summer Kickback Series focused around reducing […]

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Alaska

Can Lisa Murkowski Fend Off Kelly Tshibaka in Alaska? | #alaska | #politics

Paulette Schuerch, a Native Alaskan who helped Lisa Murkowski’s fabled write-in campaign for Senate in 2010, is now working for the senator’s Trump-backed opponent, Kelly Tshibaka. The breaking point for Schuerch, as she detailed in a telephone interview from her home in Kotzebue, a village 35 miles above the Arctic Circle, came in 2014. That […]

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California

California’s Safe, Clean, Reliable Water Supply Act

California has a number of formal acts in statute. Water Code Division 24 is the Safe, Clean, Reliable Water Supply Act and is contained in Section 78500 to 78702. Division 24 was added in 1996 by Chapter 135. Section 78500 names the Act. Section 78500.2 provides eight legislative findings and declarations, including that the state […]

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Arkansas

Dyess, Arkansas Offers a Peek Inside Johnny Cash’s Childhood Home

What’s promoted as the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home in Dyess (pronounced Dice), Ark. amounts to more than the well-preserved house where the future country star lived from age 3 to his high school graduation in 1950. Beyond that, visitors get fully immersed in history –of regional music as well as the Great Depression and President […]

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City Council

Rochester City Council attends “Clarissa Uprooted” exhibit | #citycouncil

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — City Council President Miguel A. Meléndez, Jr. and Vice President Mary Lupien, along with other city council members, attended the “Clarissa Uprooted” exhibit on Friday. The exhibit explores the history of Rochester’s Third Ward, which was previously known as the Clarissa Street Neighborhood while highlighting the community, celebration, and culture shared […]

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Alabama

Alabama judge suspended after mocking Asian accent in the courtroom | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

An Alabama judge was suspended after he allegedly mocked an Asian accent in the courtroom and repeatedly belittled Gov. Kay Ivey, referring to her as “Governor MeMaw.” Mobile County’s 13th Circuit Judge James T. Patterson, a Republican who was elected in 2016, has faced backlash from staffers and court reporters. They reported that his behavior […]

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Alabama

Alabama Republican party faces another challenge to results from May 24 primary | #elections | #alabama

The Alabama Republican Party is facing another challenge to the results from a race in the May 24 primary. Kimberly Butler of Florence, who fell 14 votes short of making a runoff in Alabama House District 2, has filed an affidavit with the party requesting a new runoff. Butler said she has affidavits from 42 […]

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California

Florida Gov. DeSantis swipes at Newsom’s ‘terrible governance’ in California

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is hitting back at his California counterpart, pinning population losses on the Golden State’s “terrible governance.” Speaking to a crowd at Cape Coral High School on Friday after issuing an executive order, DeSantis responded to a question about Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recent campaign […]

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Mayor

Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles vetos property tax increase

Maury County Mayor Andy Ogles vetoed on Friday the county commission’s June vote, approving a 31-cent property tax increase and its general budget that also includes the county school district’s operational budget. In addition, the mayor says he refuses to sign the county budget, which provides funding to the Maury County Library due to offering “woke” programs. Check […]

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