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Day: August 7, 2022

Alaska

‘We Will Save Our Country’: Trump Headlines CPAC, Ted Cruz Predicts Red Tsunami | #alaska | #politics

Former news anchor turned staunch Trump supporter Kari Lake took home the GOP nomination in Arizona’s governor’s race this week.  It’s just the latest evidence that Trump is still the top kingmaker in the Republican party. Coming off several big primary wins this week for candidates he supported, the former president headed to Wisconsin Friday […]

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City Council

Lincoln City Council not likely to continue no-fare busing | Local Government | #citycouncil

Lincoln City Council members proposed several changes to the mayor’s budget Friday but continuing free StarTran bus rides was not among them. The StarTran Advisory Board – a mayor-appointed group that advises the city on rates, routes and other operations – took the unusual step of earlier rejecting the mayor’s proposal to reintroduce reduced rates. […]

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Mayor

Mayor pushes back as Texas sends more than 4,000 immigrants to NYC

New York City officials estimated that more than 4,000 immigrants seeking asylum have arrived in the city from Texas, including busloads of immigrants who are at the center of a political showdown initiated by Gov. Greg Abbott. As part of what has been dubbed Operation Lone Star, Abbott included New York alongside Washington, D.C. as […]

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California

Biocom California Statement on New Drug Pricing Legislation

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, LOS ANGELES, SAN DIEGO & WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Biocom California, the association representing the life science industry of California, issued the following statement regarding the drug pricing portion in the Inflation Reduction Act. The statement can be attributed to Joe Panetta, Biocom California’s president and CEO: “After a detailed review and consideration of the […]

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Alaska

Liz Cheney calls GOP “very sick,” questions whether party can recover | #alaska | #politics

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said she believes the Republican Party is “very sick” and may not be able to recover in the near future, The New York Times reported. The big picture: Cheney, who serves as the vice chair of the Jan. 6 committee, has long questioned the party’s attachment to former President Donald Trump. […]

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City Council

Des Moines City Council set to approve plans for new fire station | #citycouncil

The Des Moines City Council is set to approve plans for a new fire station at their meeting on Monday. Station #4 could soon be torn down and moved if the City Council approves the plans.The first step of the project would be to approve the acquisition of where the new station would be, which […]

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Alabama

Arizona’s Primary Election, famous Arizona jaguar spotted, Chandler Mall shooting: this week’s top stories | #elections | #alabama

Crime Files: Chandler Mall shooting, Arizona Cardinal accused of criminal speeding Our top crime stories for the week of Aug. 1: Chandler Mall shooting suspect arrested and accused of firing 30 rounds; a wanted burglary suspect in Phoenix; a woman accused of manslaughter in a crash that killed teen motorcyclist; an alleged Tempe drug deal […]

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California

California city strikes resolution to be ‘sanctuary for life’ after public outrage

After garnering national attention over a proposed resolution that would ban abortion and make the city a “sanctuary for life,” a Southern California city has ditched it. On Saturday, the San Clemente City Council held a special meeting and voted 3-1 in favor of striking discussion of the resolution from its upcoming Aug. 16 meeting […]

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Mayor

News from the Noteworthy: Oneonta Mayor Path to Success

News from the Noteworthy Oneonta Mayor Path to Success In these first 7-months on the job, I’ve been occasionally reminded that not everyone shares my optimism for Oneonta’s future. Nor do they see value in keeping eyes fixed on the road ahead and not trained on past grudges or scores to settle. However, I believe […]

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Arkansas

Cheaper insulin for Americans? Tom Cotton and John Boozman say no

Heartless bastards. As promised, Senate Republicans stripped most of an insulin price cap out of the big bill to lower health care costs today. Under the arcane procedure being used, the $35 monthly cap can only apply to those covered by the government Medicare program, not anyone else. Democrats fended off other Republican efforts to […]

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