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Day: December 1, 2022

California

California’s justice department posted nearly 200,000 gun owners’ data in error | California

California’s department of justice mistakenly posted the names, addresses and birthdays of nearly 200,000 gun owners on the internet because officials didn’t follow policies or understand how to operate their website, according to an investigation released Wednesday. The investigation, conducted by an outside law firm hired by the California department of justice, found that personal […]

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Alaska

Alaska Sens. Murkowski and Sullivan split as Senate votes to block rail strike | #alaska | #politics

A CSX train engine sits idle on tracks in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) WASHINGTON — Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski joined the majority in voting to pass a bill blocking a freight rail strike on Thursday, while Sen. Dan Sullivan voted against the legislation. The bill now heads to the president’s […]

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City Council

East Lansing City Council to consider sanctuary city designation | #citycouncil

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – East Lansing could soon be more than a safe haven for immigrants. Its city council is set to declare East Lansing a sanctuary city. If the resolution is approved, East Lansing would be the only sanctuary city in the state. Background: East Lansing may become a sanctuary city for undocumented […]

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California

Native American leaders meet with California’s First Partner to discuss the gender pay gap in the state

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — A group of leaders in Native American communities met with California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom on Tuesday to bring attention to the wage gap between Native American women and their white male counterparts. Across America, women make about 83 cents for every dollar a man makes. However, for women of […]

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Mayor

Governor Orders Flags be Flown at Half-Staff for Former Mayor of Valdez and Wasilla Bert Cottle – Mike Dunleavy

Governor Dunleavy has ordered that Alaska and the United States flags fly at half-staff from sunrise to sunset Saturday, December 3rd in honor of former Mayor of Valdez and Wasilla Bert Cottle. Bert’s service to the state of Alaska includes 23 years of law enforcement in Valdez, eight of those years as Chief of Police, […]

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Alabama

Republican governors ask for end to U.S. military COVID-19 vaccine mandate | Alabama | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

(The Center Square) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee and 20 other Republican governors sent a letter to congressional leaders opposing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on members of the U.S. Armed Forces. The letters asks those leaders to oppose the mandate from President Joe Biden’s administration that was issued on Aug. 24, 2021. “As Governors, our […]

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Alabama

‘Voters Showed Up for Democracy’ Despite Record-Breaking Suppression: The Ms. Q&A With Maya Wiley of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights | #elections | #alabama

“The right to get an abortion, and make personal decisions about how to live, was certainly a big motivator for people showing up, and how they cast their ballots,” said Maya Wiley about the 2022 midterms. (Andrew Lichtenstein / Corbis via Getty Images) U.S. voters have faced significant changes in the voting rights landscape over […]

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California

Governor Newsom Announces Appointments 12.1.22

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Christina Alicia Spagnoli, 41, of Fair Oaks, has been appointed Senior Advisor at the California Government Operations Agency, where she has served as Deputy Secretary of Legislation since 2019. Spagnoli was Vice President of State Government Relations at the California Bankers Association from 2018 to 2019. […]

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California

Upcoming Changes to California’s COVID-19 Workplace Regulations | BakerHostetler

Key Takeaways: On September 29, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 2693 into law, extending and modifying the statutory COVID-19 notice requirements codified in California Labor Code § 6409.6. On Oct. 15, the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) published its latest revised proposal for a new “permanent” COVID-19 prevention regulation, which is widely expected to […]

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City Council

City council shows interest in pursuing grants for community garden | #citycouncil

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – The Columbus City Council is showing a growing interest in the Hitching Lot Farmers’ Market. The Council is looking into the possibility of pursuing grants to cover the costs of converting an area at the Hitching Lot into a Community Garden. The idea is growing in popularity in cities across the […]

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