Day: April 3, 2024

California

2 California Democrats Appear Tied For Final Spot In Congressional Runoff

The tally in a California congressional primary election appeared to show an incredibly improbable tie between two Democratic candidates for the final spot on the November ballot.  Under the state’s “jungle primary’ system, the top two vote-getters in the primary, regardless of party affiliation, move on to the general election. But the results in California’s […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas broadband office’s digital skills plan receives thumbs up

The state broadband office’s plan to equip Arkansans with skills to succeed in a digital economy received federal approval, officials announced Wednesday.  In 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) awarded Arkansas nearly $844,000 to develop its Digital Skills and Opportunity Plan. The funding was part of the Digital Equity […]

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City Council

Shoun Thao swears in to Sacramento City Council District 2 seat | #citycouncil

(FOX40.COM) — A week after being appointed, Shoun Thao was officially sworn in to his temporary position on the Sacramento City Council on Tuesday night. Thao was unanimously appointed to the District 2 seat on an interim basis on March 26. The seat was previously vacant for a few months after Sean Loloee announced his […]

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Mayor

Evanstonian leads Libertyville as first Black mayor

Libertyville Mayor Donna Johnson Credit: Studio West Photography/Vernon Hills When Donna Johnson thinks back to her childhood in Evanston, she recalls a strong sense of community, togetherness and overall support from neighbors and family. Johnson, who became the first Black mayor of Libertyville in 2021, said “there were a lot of role models, a lot […]

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California

California campaign finance website won’t be fixed for years- CalMatters

In summary Reporters and the public rely on Cal-Access to track campaign fundraising, as well as how much is being spent by lobbyists. But the antiquated web portal probably won’t be replaced until at least after the 2026 statewide election. When will Cal-Access — the antiquated web portal to track California’s campaign money and lobbying […]

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California

Lawsuit challenges $1 billion in federal funding to sustain California’s last nuclear power plant

“The environmental impacts from extending the lifespan of this aging power plant at this point in time have not been adequately addressed or disclosed to the public,” the complaint said. An email seeking comment was sent to the Energy Department. Diablo Canyon lies on a bluff overlooking the Pacific midway between Los Angeles and San […]

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Alaska

Alaska author book release: ‘Pride and Privilege’ | #alaska | #politics

By LEIGH SLOAN | BRAVE NATION In the world of politics, most of our conversations are framed around right or left, conservative or liberal dichotomies. However, what is deemed right and left, conservative or liberal at any given point in history is a moving target. More important are the underlying philosophies that drive our tribal […]

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Arkansas

Sanders-backed candidate loses GOP legislative primary runoff in Hope

Republican Dolly Henley won an unusually contentious primary runoff election for a legislative seat in southwest Arkansas on Tuesday, defeating Arnetta Bradford for the House District 88 GOP nomination. Henley took 56% of the vote to Bradford’s 44%. Bradford, a friend of Gov. Sarah Sanders, was backed by the governor and benefited from mailers and texts […]

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California

Toll Brothers Opens Four New Luxury Model Homes in Folsom, California

Toll Brothers, Inc. New model homes in Preserve at Folsom Ranch feature stunning architectural and interior design FOLSOM, Calif., April 03, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, today announced the grand opening of its model homes at Oak Trails and Heritage Trails at Preserve at Folsom […]

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City Council

City Council looking into wage increase for DTLA bus drivers – Daily News | #citycouncil

A DASH bus passes by Los Angeles City Hall on November 1, 2019. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) A Los Angeles City Council committee will discuss and take possible action Wednesday to address concerns from city bus drivers, mechanics and utility workers who are fighting for higher wages and improved benefits. Teamsters […]

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