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Day: December 2, 2022

California

Prison expert on the California ‘disaster’ and how to salvage it

The state’s prisons are no longer a world rehabilitation model, but Stockholm Prize winner Francis Cullen says the system could return to greatness. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — This story was originally published by CalMatters. At the end of a year in which Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed several bills that would have fundamentally changed how California prisons […]

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Mayor

Mayor Hewes covers numerous topics with Gulfport State of the City address

GULFPORT, Miss. (WLOX) – Purpose focused. Passion Driven. It’s the theme of the 2022 Gulfport State of the City address from Mayor Billy Hewes. He talked about everything Gulfport, including the blue economy, growth along several different corridors, to the expansion down by Jones Park and the Mississippi Aquarium. “Really the beauty of it is […]

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Alabama

Alabama Republicans report big fundraising edge ahead of midterm elections | #elections | #alabama

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — Alabama Republican U.S. Senate candidate Katie Britt and U.S. House District 5 candidate Dale Strong both have a commanding financial edge over their opponents heading into the last three weeks of the 2022 campaign. Alabama’s 5th congressional district, which includes Huntsville, has been represented by Republican Mo Brooks for the past […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas vs. San Jose State: How to watch and listen, team comparisons

WHEN Saturday, 3 p.m. WHERE Bud Walton Arena (19,200) in Fayetteville RECORDS Arkansas 6-1; San Jose State 6-2 STREAK Arkansas won 2; San Jose State won 2 AP RANKING Arkansas 11; San Jose State NR SERIES First meeting COACHES Arkansas: Eric Musselman — 79-29 in fourth season at Arkansas and 189-63 in eighth season overall; San […]

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California

California doctors to be eligible for federal student loan forgiveness program

CALIFORNIA — Next year, California doctors will have access to a federal student loan debt forgiveness program that has been available to physicians in most states after federal education officials adopted new rules that were championed by Representative Josh Harder of Tracy. The changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program are expected to attract […]

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Alaska

A record-setting number of women will serve in state legislatures in 2023 | #alaska | #politics

(Alaska Beacon) – A record number of women will soon serve in state legislatures, breaking the previous cap of female lawmakers by at least 69 seats and bringing total representation to more than 32%, according to the Center for American Women and Politics. States will have at least 2,376 female lawmakers in 2023, including both […]

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California

California Gov. Newsom Names Deputy CIO, Several Tech Leaders

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday filled a key opening in state technology leadership with the appointment of a new deputy state chief information officer. A veteran of more than 20 years’ service in state government, Jared C. Johnson, will hold the dual role of deputy state CIO and chief deputy director of the California Department […]

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City Council

City Council in Prinsburg, Minnesota, rejects proposed abortion ordinance – West Central Tribune | #citycouncil

PRINSBURG — City Council members in Prinsburg made it clear Friday they are not willing to subject the small community to the legal and other challenges that might arise from adopting an ordinance to allow residents to bring civil lawsuits against abortion providers. On a unanimous vote, council members voted to deny an ordinance proposed […]

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Mayor

A Special Investigation Into the Dallas Mayor’s Pants

The purpose of this post is to draw attention to the need for everyone to get a flu shot. This is really about public health. So if you’re tempted to criticize me for writing about something frivolous and doing so in a snarky manner, maybe first ask yourself why you want people to die. I’m […]

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Alabama

S.B.F.’s McConnell Money Tickle – Puck | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

In the final months of this year’s midterms cycle, the teams behind Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX began to grow concerned about a Republican takeover of Congress that would leave him poorly positioned in Washington, I’m told. S.B.F., after all, had spent about $40 million boosting mostly Democrats, and as the C.E.O. of FTX—the largely unregulated, […]

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