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City Council

City Council Notes: Tuesday, January 16 Meeting | #citycouncil

Council Member Zahra requested, supported by Council Member Charles, to bring this item back for consideration on December 19, 2023. City Council continued the item from that. date to January 16, 2024, after council member Bruce Whitaker requested the continuation. Deputy City Manager Daisy Perez made a presentation on the Phase II Union Pacific Trail […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas Senate confirms former GOP Sen. Jason Rapert to state library board

Former Arkansas state senator Jason Rapert, a Conway Republican who runs a national organization promoting conservative Christian public policies, became one of the newest members of the Arkansas State Library Board on Friday. A bipartisan group of 10 senators opposed Rapert’s appointment, which Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced in November. Twenty-two Senate Republicans voted to […]

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City Council

Statement from Lisa Sweeney-Miran and Dan Williams on Boulder City Council’s 05/04/23 vote to remove panelist from police oversight panel. | #citycouncil

City Council in Boulder votes to overrule Police Oversight Selection Committee  May 4th, 2023  Tonight’s Boulder City Council vote to interfere with police oversight was unlawful and unethical. The police union, the police foundation, and anti-homeless hate groups have pushed an overly politicized city council into breaking their own laws. The council’s action is a […]

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Alabama

Biden struggles to confirm judges in the South and thwart Trump’s impact | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

CNN  —  President Joe Biden and Senate Democrats have moved quickly to appoint scores of judges during the past two years, outpacing former President Donald Trump, but they have stalled in the South. The dearth of nominees offered in southern states, notably where both US senators are Republican, threatens to undercut Biden’s large-scale effort to […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas governor-elect announces additional senior staff appointments

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KAIT) – As the start of her time in office draws closer, Arkansas Governor-elect Sarah Huckabee-Sanders has announced more appointments to her administration. On Tuesday, Dec. 20, Sanders said Alexa Henning would be joining her administration as Communications Director. According to a news release, Henning most recently served as Deputy Chief of […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas Governor-elect names picks to head public safety, emergency management

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KARK/KAIT) – Arkansas Governor-elect Sarah Huckabee-Sanders announced two picks for members of her cabinet Monday morning. According to content partner KARK, Sanders announced her intent to nominate Captain Mike Hagar as the next Secretary of the Department of Public Safety. She added Hagar would also serve as Director of the Division of […]

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Alabama

Karen Bass, Juan Ciscomani among the history-makers of the 2022 midterm elections | #elections | #alabama

CNN  —  As midterm results continue to roll in days after Election Day, Democratic and Republican candidates have already been celebrating historic victories. Heading into Election Day, both parties were looking to diversify their ranks of elected officials, both in Congress and beyond, and they appear on track to do so. House Republicans will add […]

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Alaska

Red states are building a nation within a nation | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  It was a revealing sign of the times when the Supreme Court last week, in response to a lawsuit from the Republican state attorneys general in Texas and Louisiana, blocked President Joe Biden’s administration from changing a key element of federal immigration policy. The case was just the latest example of how red […]

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