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Day: September 20, 2022

California

California Regulator Sees 2035 Electric Vehicle Mandate as ‘Sweet Spot’

Electric cars sit charging in a parking garage at the University of California, Irvine. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo California’s choice of 2035 as the deadline to end gasoline-only new car sales was the “sweet spot” that will sharply cut emissions but was also realistic for the industry, the head of the state’s clean air regulator said […]

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Alaska

The Trailer: Five big things this year’s primaries told us | #alaska | #politics

In this edition: What we learned from the midterm primaries, what’s showing up in campaign ads since Labor Day, and questions and answers with some of the people we’ve been checking in with on the trail. This is the final edition of The Trailer. We’ve been delivering campaign news from across the country for four […]

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City Council

One dead in shooting outside Oakland City Hall that halts council meeting | #citycouncil

One person died Tuesday after gunfire erupted outside Oakland City Hall. The shooting occured during a City Council meeting. Council members attended the meeting online, but the City Clerk, who was at City Hall at the time of the shooting, interrupted the meeting. “It looks like someone just got shot in the plaza,” said Asha […]

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Mayor

MidAmerica Nazarene to name athletic complex after Kansas mayor

OLATHE, Kan. — MidAmerica Nazarene University is planning to honor an alumnus and community leader when it opens its new athletic complex. MNU announced it plans to name the new building the Copeland Athletic Complex, after former Olathe mayor Mike Copeland. Copeland died in August 2020, after serving six terms, or 19 years, as Olathe’s […]

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Alabama

GOP gearing up for November election – The Brewton Standard | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

GOP gearing up for November election Published 6:24 pm Tuesday, September 20, 2022 Sheriff Heath Jackson accepts a campaign check from Republican Party Chairman Jackie Gay. With the Nov. 8 general election just a little over six weeks away, the Escambia County Republican Party met Monday to provide important information ahead of the general election.Jackie […]

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Alabama

Prominent election deniers are facing growing legal trouble | #elections | #alabama

Konnech, a small Michigan company that makes election logistics software, says a “smear campaign” whipped up by the controversial group True the Vote has led to death threats and forced the company’s CEO to leave home in fear for his and his family’s lives. The company believes a driving force behind the threats is xenophobia; […]

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California

Gavin Newsom signs state of emergency to support California communities recovering from wildfires

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed an emergency proclamation to help communities recover from three destructive wildfires that seared through structures during California’s record-breaking heat wave at the start of September. The 13,440-acre Mountain fire in Siskiyou County began Sept. 2 and destroyed two homes while threatening hundreds more and prompting major evacuations, officials said. […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas lawmakers decide against idea of biometric technology in elections | Arkansas

(The Center Square) – While several other states are pushing to remove technology from the electoral process, Arkansas lawmakers are examining how biometric information could be utilized at the ballot box. A legislative study concluded that using biometrics in Arkansas elections faced technological shortcomings and public perception issues but wasn’t ruled out for the future. […]

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California

Why are so many residents fleeing California?

OPINION: California is hemorrhaging its greatest resource—people—at an alarming rate. Despite beautiful landscapes, an abundance of natural resources, and some of the best weather in the country, unwise government policies are driving the Golden State into the ground. Many of those policies can be traced back to state and local elections, which can have a […]

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City Council

Fayetteville City Council recap: Sept. 20, 2022 | #citycouncil

Flyer file photo On the agenda… Reallocating CDBG-CV funding. Renaming Archibald Yell Boulevard. Approving a contract for pre-approved home designs. Approving the annual millage levy. Rezoning 3.10 acres southeast of 18th Street. Rezoning 0.70 acres on Taylor Street. Rezoning 0.20 acres on University Avenue. Rezoning 0.60 acres on University Avenue. Rezoning 2.09 acres southeast of […]

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