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Day: September 21, 2022

Arkansas

Arkansas’ November Election: 2022 Voter Information

The November elections are approaching. The guide below will help you learn when and where to cast your ballot as well as answer other questions about the elections.TimelineOct. 10: Deadline to register to vote.Oct. 24: Early voting begins.Nov. 8: Election DayDec. 6: Runoffs, if necessary.Can I Vote?If you’re a registered Arkansas voter, you should be […]

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California

State wildlife agencies to hold public forum on Wild Pigs in California | News

Due to ongoing concerns with wild pigs in California and the damage they cause, the California Fish and Game Commission and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will be holding a virtual public forum to discuss related issues and explore potential solutions that address and reduce problems. The forum is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. […]

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City Council

City Council approves minimal City Light rate increases in 2023, 2024 | #citycouncil

After deferring or reducing increases in recent years, utility responds to pressures of inflation, growth and new technologies. Seattle City Light is a public, not-for-profit utility, and we make decisions for the long-term benefit of our community and customers. We work hard to keep rates low and predictable for all our customers, and to provide […]

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Mayor

DeRidder mayor says conversations with fiber company ‘productive’

DeRidder, LA (KPLC) – After several water main breaks by contractors laying fiber cable in DeRidder, officials with the city and Fastwyre Broadband met Tuesday. Mayor Misty Clanton, who pulled permits for the project on Monday, said the discussions “were productive and will be beneficial for everyone.” A broken water main on Friday caused a […]

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California

Here’s when first California inflation relief checks will go out

The first batch of one-time payments to help millions of Californians offset rising inflation are scheduled to go out the first week of October, according to state officials. The budget deal reached by Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature in June will provide payments ranging from $200 to $1,050 — depending on income, tax filing […]

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Alabama

Lee County GOP to Host Grand Opening of Headquarters | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CONTRIBUTED TOTHE OBSERVER LEE COUNTY — The Lee County GOP will host the grand opening of the 2022 Lee County Republican Headquarters on Tuesday. Sept. 27, 2022, from 5 to 7 p.m. The GOP headquarters is conveniently located between Auburn and Opelika at 1452 Opelika Road, Suite F in Auburn. Refreshments will […]

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Alabama

Secretary of State Merrill predicts ‘record’ turnout for November 8 midterm elections | #elections | #alabama

In 2018, more than 1.7 million registered voters participated in that year’s midterm elections in Alabama. Secretary of State John Merrill anticipates at least that many voters will turn out for this year’s midterm elections on November 8. During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5’s “Mobile Mornings” on Tuesday, Merrill noted that election […]

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Alaska

KRBD’s voter guide for the Oct. 4, 2022 Ketchikan election | #alaska | #politics

A voter stands in a voting booth at the Plaza Mall in Ketchikan during the primary and special election on August 16, 2022. (Eric Stone/KRBD) There’s a lot on the ballot this October: the borough mayor is up for re-election, plus three City Council seats, two Borough Assembly seats, and two seats on Ketchikan’s school […]

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California

Is California’s gambling war the priciest campaign in US history? You bet | California

The campaign that could bring legalized sports betting to California is the most expensive ballot-initiative fight in US history, costing $400m and counting, and pitting wealthy Indigenous tribes against online gambling companies over a potentially multibillion-dollar marketplace. Californians have been bombarded with advertising for months, much of it making promises far beyond a plump payoff […]

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Arkansas

School safety panel says schools need more money for security

The Arkansas School Safety Commission voted today to recommend that state lawmakers consider providing recurring funds to help school districts implement the commission’s security recommendations. The commission did not discuss the amount of such funding and backed off an earlier suggestion that the state should require school districts to be accountable by mandating that certain […]

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