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Day: November 27, 2022

City Council

Debate stirs as Minneapolis council vote nears on proposed police oversight reforms | #citycouncil

Faced with ongoing criticism over Minneapolis’ longtime police civilian review process, the City Council is poised to vote next week on a plan to replace it with a new Community Commission on Police Oversight. But a number of past leaders of the city’s civilian review process, as well as some local activists, say the proposed […]

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Mayor

A Progressive Vision for Richmond: Mayor-Elect Eduardo Martinez Talks About What Lies Ahead

The recent midterm elections signaled big changes for local government in Richmond. Mayor-elect Eduardo Martinez is the first Latino to hold the office after a close-fought campaign against runner-up Shawn Dunning. A member of the Richmond Progressive Alliance and a City Council member of nearly eight years, Martinez will replace outgoing mayor Tom Butt in […]

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Alabama

The next Congress will be the most racially diverse ever, and an evolving Republican Party gets some of the credit | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Get Today in Politics A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. When she and the other new members take the oath of office in January, they’ll be part of the most racially and ethnically diverse Congress in history. More than a quarter of voting members of the […]

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California

Democratic challenger concedes to Rep. David Valadao in California House race

CNN  —  California Assemblyman Rudy Salas on Tuesday conceded the race for California’s 22nd District to Rep. David Valadao. Valadao is one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach then-President Donald Trump after the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the US Capitol. The former President didn’t intervene in the race or endorse a […]

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Arkansas

REX NELSON: All about Arkansas

I’m an avid reader, and many of my friends are readers. I believe books make the best Christmas gifts. I’m also an Arkansas history nerd. My preferences lean toward nonfiction works about Arkansas. In the cover story for today’s Perspective section, I trace the history of the University of Arkansas Press. What follows is a […]

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California

Newsom Told the White House He Won’t Challenge Biden

His message to Ron Klain and Jill Biden over the summer — when he visited Washington amid growing speculation, and considerable West Wing irritation, that he was plotting a primary challenge — was to count him as a firm supporter of Biden’s reelection: “I’m all in, count me in,” he said he told them. Newsom […]

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Alaska

Watch: Debate for the State with Alaska’s U.S. House candidates | #alaska | #politics

Candidates for Alaska’s lone U.S. House faced off at Wednesday’s Debate for the State.  In attendance: incumbent U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola, a Democrat, Republican candidates Nick Begich III and former Gov. Sarah Palin, and Libertarian Chris Bye. Debate for the State 2022 is a collaboration between Alaska Public Media, Alaska’s News Source […]

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City Council

City Council honors Kent Daniel for successful anthology efforts | #citycouncil

Sapulpa’s City Council gathered to show their appreciation to Kent Daniel for his efforts with the City’s flower program this year. Sponsored by: At the Monday, November 21st City Council meeting, Mayor Craig Henderson and Vice-Mayor Carla Gunn posed with Daniel as he held a proclamation complimenting him on his work. Sapulpa Mayor Craig Henderson, […]

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Mayor

Yes, Mayor Villalobos, please pull in more funding for Hidalgo County Loop project

MCALLEN, Texas – The chief construction engineer for the Hidalgo County Regional Mobility Authority has welcomed McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos’ efforts to pull in more federal dollars for the Hidalgo County Loop. Ramon Navarro spoke about the various segments of the project at a recent McAllen Economic Development Corporation board meeting.  “First of all, we’d […]

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California

California food stamp costs reach record highs | California

(The Center Square) – Despite posting the lowest unemployment rate in at least 46 years, the state of California had more people on the federal food stamp program in 2022 than ever. California’s participation in the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in 2022 peaked at 4.9 million people as of July and then dropped to […]

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