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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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Alabama

NC election fraud suspect pleads guilty, three suspects to face charges in 2023 | #elections | #alabama

There has been another guilty plea from one of the suspects accused of voter fraud in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District. Caitlyn Croom pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge for conspiracy to possess an absentee ballot, according to Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman. McCrae Dowless, the alleged ringleader in the fraud, worked in the […]

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California

Video: California Apple store ransacked by thieves as staff warn customers not to stop them

CEO of Goodwood Brewery Ted Mitzlaff, owner of J’s Creole Wings Omar Duncan, and Los Angeles property manager Nejdeh Avedian joined ‘Fox & Friends First’ to discuss how crime has impacted their ability to do business.  A pair of masked bandits are still at large after brazenly robbing a California Apple store in broad daylight […]

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California

Ventura County economy lags behind rest of Southern California

LOS ANGELES — Despite a wealthy and well-educated populace, Ventura County has the worst-performing economy in the greater Southern California region, according to a new report released Thursday by a team of economists convened by the Southern California Association of Governments. The report was presented at SCAG’s annual Southern California Economic Summit and covers Ventura, […]

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Alaska

Who could be speaker, if not Kevin McCarthy | #alaska | #politics

Comment on this story Comment What’s clear is that Kevin McCarthy’s math for becoming speaker is looking quite difficult. What’s less clear is who could fill the vacuum and take over if McCarthy (R-Calif.) can’t get the votes. Five House Republicans have come out firmly against the House minority leader — a number that could […]

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City Council

Committee recommends 13 nominees to Cleveland police commission | #citycouncil

The nominees are expected to be approved by the full council at their next meeting on Dec. 5. CLEVELAND — Thirteen months after voters in Cleveland passed of Issue 24, the new Community Police Commission is on the verge of being created.  On Friday, the Cleveland City Council Mayor’s Appointment Committee (MAC) announced that it […]

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