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Day: September 3, 2022

City Council

LA City Council approves $129,000 to remove graffiti from Sixth Street Bridge | #citycouncil

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The Los Angeles City Council has approved $129,000 in funding to remove graffiti and provide other maintenance on the Sixth Street Bridge. The amount is a decrease from the originally proposed amount of $353,000, which the council’s Budget and Finance Committee slashed last month due to the bridge seeing fewer incidents […]

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Mayor

Cantrell recall effort steps up signing events over Labor Day weekend

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Citizens lined up at locations around the city Saturday (Sept. 3) to add their signatures to a petition effort aimed at forcing a recall election for New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell. Signing events were staged Saturday in Carrollton, Algiers and New Orleans East. More signing tables are scheduled to appear Sunday […]

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Alabama

Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces bill to make gender-affirming care for transgender youth a felony – The Hill | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Story at a glance Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on Friday introduced a measure that would make it a felony to provide gender-affirming medical care including puberty blockers and hormones to transgender youth under 18. The measure would also prohibit using federal funds for gender-affirming health care, including in Affordable Healthcare Act plans, and bar […]

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City Council

Final interview summaries for Edmonds City Council Position 1 candidates | #citycouncil

Members of the Edmonds City Council wrap up their interviews of Position 1 applicants Aug. 29. The last person to appear was Natalie Seitz, show middle row, right. Here’s our summaries of the remaining three candidates who were interviewed by the Edmonds City Council Monday, Aug. 29 to fill the Position 1 seat left vacant with […]

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Mayor

QC Mayor Gail Barney posthumously recognized by American Planning Association, Arizona Chapter

During his 25 years in local government, Mayor Barney was involved in many of the town’s milestones, many of which were related to the planning of the community. Recognized for his commitment to service, the community and partnerships, Mayor Gail Barney received the 2022 Distinguished Public Official Award posthumously from the American Planning Association, Arizona […]

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Alaska

Democrat Mary Peltola defeats Sarah Palin in special election for Alaska House seat : NPR | #alaska | #politics

Democrats scored a notable win last night in Alaska, defeating former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin in the process. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Not for the first time this summer, Democrats won a special election for a House seat. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: This election came in a red state, Alaska. Democrat Mary Peltola won under […]

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City Council

City Council to discuss budget amendments on Tuesday | Local | #citycouncil

The Columbia City Council will hold its second of three budget hearings during its regular meeting Tuesday.  Key items in the new budget include Parks and Recreation fee increases, water utility rate increases and increased funding for utility assistance. Staff proposed a 10% increase in the base water utility fee for fiscal year 2023. After the […]

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A former Madison Mayor died Friday night

MADISON, Ala. (WAFF) – City and County leaders have confirmed that a former Madison mayor passed away Friday night. A Madison County Commissioner confirms that Burwell ‘Sonny’ Wilbanks passed away Friday night. Wilbanks was elected and reelected mayor in the 1969,1973,1977 and 1985 elections, serving until 1988. Madison changed from a commission to mayor/council government […]

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Alaska

How a Record Cash Haul Vanished for Senate Republicans | #alaska | #politics

The Senate Republican refund rate equals 6.6 percent of direct individual donations this cycle; the Senate Democratic committee’s rate is 1.67 percent. WinRed declined to comment on stopping the Senate committee from using the tactic. The committee is still using the “reply YES to donate” function in texts, but it is now disclosing itself as […]

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City Council

Government: What to Expect in City Council on Tuesday, Urban Renewal Budget Approved | #citycouncil

The Corvallis City Council will be meeting this coming Tuesday evening, September 6, in person at the Downtown Fire Station located at 400 NW Harrison and virtually at GoToWebinar beginning at 6:00 p.m. Things you might want to be there for include:  Home Energy Score Discussion: Perhaps one of the more impactful discussions will be […]

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