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Day: November 23, 2022

California

Governor Newsom and First Partner Siebel Newsom to Host the 91st Annual California State Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom and First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom will host the 91st Annual California State Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 1, 2022. Performers for this year’s celebrations will include singer, songwriter & dancer Tinashe, the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles, cast members of Dear San Francisco, the […]

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Arkansas

Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | Thankful : Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson

For Immediate Release 11.23.2022 Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address | Thankful Governor Hutchinson’s weekly radio address can be found in MP3 format and downloaded HERE. LITTLE ROCK – Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and reflect on the things with which we’ve been blessed. As I look back on the past year, I know I have plenty of reasons to be […]

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California

Billions Awarded by State in No-Bid ‘Auto-Renewed’ COVID Contracts

California agencies approved more than 8,000 no-bid contracts with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, and many have since been “auto-renewed” with little or no oversight under the state’s public health emergency declaration, which has been in effect for nearly three years. The no-bid contracts, awarded mostly by the California Department of Public […]

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City Council

News 12 provides a breakdown of Yonkers City Council’s term limit vote | #citycouncil

Nov 23, 2022, 10:40pmUpdated 29m ago By: News 12 Staff Now that the dust has settled and chaos has subdued, News 12 is breaking down the Yonkers City Council meeting on term limits Tuesday evening. The City Council voted 4-3 in favor of amending the city charter to extend term limits for City Council members […]

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Mayor

Former Manchester NH Mayor Wieczorek dies

Longtime Manchester Mayor Ray Wieczorek died Wednesday at the age of 93.Wieczorek’s life was filled with service. From the Korean War to the corner office in Manchester to the executive council chambers in Concord, he played a significant role in the public life of his country, state and city. He led the Queen City through […]

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Alabama

Allen: Alabama to leave voter registration partnership | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama will withdraw from a 32-state voter registration partnership, the incoming secretary of state announced on Wednesday, a decision that drew sharp criticism from his outgoing counterpart. Republican Wes Allen, who will be sworn in as secretary of state in January, said he sent a letter announcing the state will end […]

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California

California’s coastal Amtrak service still down for Thanksgiving holiday

The threat of a bluff collapse in San Clemente in late September continues to interrupt passenger rail service between San Diego and points north. Transportation officials in September told San Diegans the passenger service would stop for at least 60 days. The head of the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), San Diego’s planning agency, […]

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Arkansas

2022 Northwest Arkansas & River Valley runoff elections

Several elections in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley are headed to runoffs.Early voting in runoff elections starts Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Election day is Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022.A runoff takes place in Arkansas county offices if no candidate gets more than 50% of the vote. In municipal races, a runoff can be avoided if […]

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California

REI Co-op to open store in Marina del Rey, California in spring 2023

New store enables the company to better serve 1.7M REI members and the outdoor community SEATTLE, Nov. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Specialty outdoor retailer REI Co-op will open a new store in Marina del Rey, California in spring 2023. The location will offer a wide assortment of apparel, gear and expertise for camping, cycling, running, fitness, hiking, […]

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City Council

Tega Cay City Council member says Paul Pelosi is a ‘deviant’ who ‘got what he asked for’ | WFAE 90.7 | #citycouncil

Tega Cay City Council member said Paul Pelosi is a “deviant” who “got what he asked for.” A Tega Cay City Council member posted on social media that Paul Pelosi — the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — is a “disgusting old man” and that the October attack against Paul Pelosi was brought on […]

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