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Day: October 9, 2022

California

‘Heartless’: Braun Knocks Inslee, Dems After California Provides Gas Assistance to Residents 

By The Chronicle staff State Senate Republican Leader John Braun, R-Centralia, criticized Gov. Jay Inslee and Democrats in the state Legislature last week for refusing to enact what he considers “meaningful tax relief” by reducing the state gas tax while simultaneously helping what he refers to as a “select group of people” with rising prices.  […]

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City Council

City Council to consider Beaser development | Local | #citycouncil

Country United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsUnited States Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth of theCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory South of 60 deg S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s […]

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Mayor

The Sunday COVID report and still more questions about LITFest and Mayor Scott’s lack of transparency

Here’s the open line. And here’s the COVID report: Total cases: 954,076, an increase of 100 since Saturday Active cases: 3,355, down from 3,466 Deaths: 12,301, same as yesterday Hospitalized: 192, up from 189 In ICU: 26, same as yesterday On ventilators: 12, down from 11 Also tonight, Blue Hog raises some questions about the […]

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Alabama

Candidate Promises ‘True Choices’ for Women, Then Pledges to Uphold Near-Total Abortion Ban | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Republican Nominee Kari Lake Campaigns For Governor Of Arizona – Credit: Getty Images Kari Lake, the GOP nominee running for Arizona governor, said she wants to give women “true choices” when it comes to abortion — right before she pledged to uphold an abortion ban in the state. “We need to draw the line somewhere,” […]

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California

California vs Ohio Pig Farmers, the Supreme Court Will Hear the Case – Mish Talk

Ohio Pig Farmers vs State of California  Please consider Ohio Pig Farmers Didn’t Get a Vote on California’s Proposition 12 The Supreme Court will hear “the bacon case” on Oct. 11. National Pork Producers Council v. Ross challenges California’s Prevention of Cruelty to Farm Animals Act, also known as Proposition 12. It’s an ill-conceived and […]

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Alabama

Supreme Court takes up key voting rights case from Alabama | #elections | #alabama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared open Tuesday to making it harder to create majority Black electoral districts, in an Alabama case that could have far-reaching effects on minority voting power across the United States. The justices heard two hours of arguments in the latest showdown over the federal Voting Rights Act, with lawsuits seeking to […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas team in National 4-H Food Challenge finals | News

LITTLE ROCK — A team of Arkansas 4-H members celebrated National 4-H Week by competing in the National 4-H Food Challenge finals and returning home with a sixth-place win. Adelene Westfall, Sarah Lamb, and Christian Trombley— competing as the “Seniors with Spatulas” — competed against 10 other teams from Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas […]

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City Council

Sausalito council incumbent, 3 challengers vie for 2 seats | #citycouncil

Jeffrey Jacob Chase, candidate for Sausalito City Council, photographed in San Rafael, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) Joan Cox, candidate for Sausalito City Council, photographed in San Rafael, Calif., on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) Jill Hoffman, candidate for Sausalito City Council, photographed in San Rafael, Calif., […]

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Mayor

Vienna mayor turned hero in Saturday train wreck

VIENNA, Ga. (WALB) – The mayor of Vienna is now being hailed a hero after rescuing a mother and her three children minutes before a train slammed into their car which was stalled on the tracks. The incident happened around 3 a.m. on Saturday.(Vienna Police Department) “I couldn’t let those babies sit there and get […]

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Alabama

Herschel Walker, and the GOP’s declining demand for morality in leaders | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Long before the most recent revelations rendered it significantly messier, New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman asked Donald Trump about GOP Senate candidate Herschel Walker’s messy personal life. Trump wagered that it wouldn’t really matter. Trump, in comments published in Haberman’s new book, “Confidence Man,” called it “a personal history that, ten years ago, maybe […]

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