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Day: September 29, 2022

Mayor

Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Briefs Media on FDNY EMS Member Stabbed Today

September 29, 2022 Mayor Eric Adams: We’re here at Mount Sinai Hospital. Today, one of our heroes, Alison Russo, a 25-year-veteran of the Fire Department, was stabbed by an assailant. She was on duty at the time, at EMS Station 49 in Astoria, Queens. She was brought here to Mount Sinai Hospital where she passed […]

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Alabama

Ohio voters favor independent redistricting commission | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

OHIO — Election Day is just over a month away and Ohioans will vote with district maps that were ruled unconstitutional earlier this year. What You Need To Know The congressional and legislative maps were ruled unconstitutional for unduly favoring the Republican Party Ohio joins Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana in voting with unconstitutional maps this […]

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Alabama

Jena Griswold Has Transformed the Traditionally Staid Role of Secretary of State | #elections | #alabama

The Local newsletter is your free, daily guide to life in Colorado. For locals, by locals. Sign up today! On June 17, 2021, Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold took a stand against election deniers. Then the death threats started pouring in. Early that morning, Griswold’s office issued rules prohibiting third parties from accessing voting […]

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California

California’s ‘Inflation Relief’ Payments Start Going Out Next Week – NBC Bay Area

Inflation is taking a toll on Americans’ wallets, especially in the Bay Area, where gas is over $6 per gallon and every day grocery items cost more than ever before. Millions of Californians can look forward to some relief next month thanks to the Middle Class Tax Refund, approved by lawmakers in June. Eligible Californians […]

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Alaska

FEMA Chief ‘Adds a Human Touch’ to Disaster Response | #alaska | #politics

WASHINGTON — In the last 10 days, Deanne Criswell, the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, logged 13,000 miles in air travel, flying to Puerto Rico after it was battered by Hurricane Fiona, then later to western Alaska, where officials were feverishly working to recover from damage wrought by Typhoon Merbok. And yet, it […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas rice industry donates 214,900 lbs. to local foodbank

The Arkansas rice industry donated over 214,900 pounds of rice to the Arkansas Foodbank in honor of National Rice Month on Thursday, September 29. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas rice industry donated more than 214,900 pounds of rice to the Arkansas Foodbank in honor of National Rice Month on Thursday, September 29. The donation […]

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California

California bars tech companies from complying with other states’ abortion-related warrants

Washington CNN Business  —  California is attempting to stymie abortion prosecutions in other states by making it illegal for Silicon Valley giants and other businesses based in the Golden State to hand over the personal information of abortion-seekers to out-of-state authorities. A new law signed Tuesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom forbids California-based businesses from giving […]

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City Council

‘Jim Gardner Way’: City Council introduces resolution to honor Action News anchor | #citycouncil

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Philadelphia City Council is considering a special honor for our Action News colleague Jim Gardner. A resolution introduced Thursday would rename the stretch of Monument Road– outside our studios– to “Jim Gardner Way.” It was introduced by Councilmember Curtis Jones Jr. to commemorate the impact Jim has had on our city in […]

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Mayor

Mayor: 5 shot dead in Central Texas neighborhood

McGREGOR, Texas (AP) — Officials say five people were shot dead in a Central Texas residential neighborhood. The incident happened Thursday morning in McGregor, which is about 20 miles southwest of Waco. McGregor Mayor Jimmy Hering says police arriving at the scene were confronted by an armed man who began shooting at them. Officers returned […]

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Alabama

Republican-led States Sue to Block Biden’s Student Loan Debt Relief | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON — Six Republican-led states took legal action Thursday to block President Biden from wiping away billions of dollars in student loan debt, even as the administration tried to avoid a court challenge by reducing the number of people eligible for relief. A lawsuit filed in federal court by Leslie Rutledge, the Republican attorney general […]

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