Day: December 29, 2022

Arkansas

Arkansas Governor-elect names next Secretary of Education

Arkansas Governor-elect names next Secretary of Education Updated: 5:22 PM CST Dec 29, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript 4029’s PAUL PETITTE JOINS US IN THE STUDIO WITH MORE. JACOB OLIVA IS THE SENIOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS CHANCELLOR FOR THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. HE SERVES UNDER GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS. OLIVA WAS A FORMER TEACHER, PRINCIPAL AND […]

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California

California is investigating whether those thicker, plastic shopping bags really are recyclable

Since California adopted the nation’s first ban on single-use plastic shopping bags in 2014, most grocery stores have turned to thicker, reusable plastic bags that are supposed to be recyclable. But Attorney General Rob Bonta is now investigating whether the bags are truly recyclable as required by law. “We’ve all been to the store and forgotten to […]

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City Council

Ken Brown announces bid for re-election to Easton City Council | #citycouncil

Ken Brown has been a public servant for nearly two decades. He wants to add four more years to his tenure. The Democratic member of Easton City Council on Thursday announced his campaign for re-election. He will need to first survive the Democratic primary election being held on May 16 for a spot on the […]

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California

California decides to implement the Fast Act on Jan. 1 despite the move toward a referendum

California Gov. Gavin Newsom / Photo: Shutterstock California has alerted leaders of the restaurant industry that it intends to begin adoption of the Fast Act, a law that involves fast-food workers in the process of setting their own wages, on Jan. 1, or roughly two years earlier than expected. A coalition representing the restaurant industry […]

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Mayor

Boom continues with new events, potential roads

Happy New Year! We hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are ready for exciting things to come in 2023! Our “Bee Cave on Ice” skating rink that ran from Nov. 4 through Jan. 2 was a huge success with thousands of skaters from around the greater Austin area taking advantage of our […]

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Arkansas

Governor Hutchinson Appoints Forrest Marks as ASP Colonel : Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson

Press Releases « Go Back For Immediate Release 12.29.2022 Governor Hutchinson Appoints Forrest Marks as ASP Colonel LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his appointment of Lt. Col. Forrest Marks as Colonel of the Arkansas State Police (ASP). Lt. Col. Marks is succeeding Col. Bill Bryant, who will retire on December 31, 2022. Lt. Col. […]

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California

NBC 7 Reporter Rory Devine Retires After Schooling San Diego for 40 Years – NBC 7 San Diego

Dressed in much the same way she has for most of the past 37 years on San Diego airwaves — dangling earrings, tailored jacket, chunky necklace, missing some shoulder pads that may or may have not made an appearance along the way — NBC 7 reporter Rory Devine sat down recently at the station’s Del […]

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California

California AG Bonta investigates grocery store plastic bags

Since California adopted the nation’s first ban on single-use plastic shopping bags in 2014, most grocery stores have turned to thicker, reusable plastic bags that are supposed to be recyclable.But Attorney General Rob Bonta is now investigating whether the bags are truly recyclable as required by law.“We’ve all been to the store and forgotten to […]

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City Council

New council member Driver discusses priorities | #citycouncil

Hoover’s newly appointed City Council member, Khristi Driver, said some of her most important priorities are community redevelopment, making the city more attractive to young people and making a city performing arts center a reality. The Hoover City Council on Nov. 21 chose Driver, a 47-year-old attorney from The Preserve community, to replace Mike Shaw […]

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Mayor

Meet the new Mayor in Stroudsburg, Michael Moreno

Michael Moreno is taking over the reins from former Mayor Tarah Probst. STROUDSBURG, Pa. — He’s a familiar face around the area.   From Vice president and Executive Director of the Pocono Chamber of Commerce to working at his Alma Mater, East Stroudsburg University, and even helping start Pridefest, Michael Moreno has been busy in […]

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