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Day: November 15, 2022

City Council

Mayor Battle appoints three new City departments, City Council to approve on Nov. 17 | #citycouncil

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – Huntsville’s City Council will confirm Mayor Tommy Battle’s appointments of three new department heads on Nov. 17. The three new department heads that will be added to Mayor Battle’s administrative team will be for the City’s police, traffic engineering and cemetery departments. The appointments include Kirk Giles as Chief of the […]

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California

Solution Tree Names California State Office Executive

Bloomington, Ind. , Nov. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Solution Tree, a leading educational publisher and professional development provider, announced today the selection of Jessicca Rodgers to lead the company’s statewide initiatives in California. Rodgers has represented the El Dorado Union High School District in a council of school board representatives across the county of […]

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Mayor

Newport City Council-elect informally choose Xay to serve as Mayor, Ceglie to serve as Vice Chair

Newport’s Council-elect met on Tuesday night for the purpose of informally electing a Chair and Vice Chair for the 2022-24 Council term. Council-elect present for the meeting were Angela McCalla, David Carlin, Jeanne Marie Napolitano, Lynn Ceglie, Xaykham “Xay” Rexford Khamsyvoravong, and Mark Aramli. Charlie Holder, Ward 2 Councilor, was absent. The Council-Elect made the […]

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Alabama

Ivey to attend GOP governors conference in Florida | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Gov. Kay Ivey will be in attendance for the Republican Governors Association’s (RGA) conference in Florida this week. In a Twitter thread posted Monday, Alabama’s 54th chief executive noted the dominant victories GOP governors in the southeastern U.S. saw during last week’s midterm elections. Republicans hold a six-state majority of governorships, besting the Democratic Party […]

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Alabama

Alabama State House leaders outline party priorities ahead of next session | #elections | #alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — New legislative leaders for both parties say they hope to address issues brought up since the last session ended. That includes the overturn of Roe v. Wade in June. Alabama’s abortion law took effect shortly after, banning the procedure in nearly all cases except for when the mother’s life is at […]

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Arkansas

Daisy Gatson Bates honored with sculpture in downtown Little Rock

Daisy Gatson Bates, who was a mentor to the Little Rock Nine, a civil rights activist, a former Arkansas NAACP president and a pioneering Black journalist, is now commemorated with a bronze bust along the banks of the Arkansas River.  At-large Director Dean Kumpuris, a longtime advocate for the development of Little Rock’s riverfront, has worked […]

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California

4 Caltrans workers honored with California Medal of Valor for life-saving deeds

Four Caltrans employees were rewarded for their heroic and life-saving deeds with the State Employee Medal of Valor Award Tuesday. Governor Gavin Newsom presented Travis Sutton, Matthew Piña, Ryan Aguirre and James Burkhouse with the award, which a news release described as the highest honor the state can bestow on its public servants. “Our colleagues […]

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Alaska

NotedDC — Five hurdles Trump faces as he announces 2024 bid | #alaska | #politics

NotedDC is a newsletter from The Hill looking at the politics, policy and people behind the stories in Washington. Sign up below or online here. Close Thank you for signing up! Subscribe to more newsletters here The latest in politics and policy. Direct to your inbox. Sign up for the NotedDC newsletter Former President Trump, who remains […]

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California

Newer variants cause more symptoms, study says

The new BN.1 omicron offshoot, which the CDC designated a subvariant of concern last weekend, has already taken off in the Western region of the U.S., including California, accounting for 6.2% new cases last week — substantially higher than the national average. Moderna says its bivalent booster shot provides “significantly higher” protection against the omicron BA.4 […]

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City Council

Bravo, Perry make for a bizarre week for City Council | #citycouncil

SAN ANTONIO — City Council members never get standing ovations when they enter council chambers. But Clayton Perry got one Monday afternoon. What had the Northeast Side councilman recently done to earn such a show of support from attendees at Monday’s special council meeting? Well, on the night of Nov. 6, Perry apparently got drunk, […]

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