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California

California Governor Vetoes Bill to Establish Licensing Framework for Crypto Companies 

The Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has vetoed a proposed bill that seeks to create license requirements for crypto companies in the state. The bill sponsored by Democrat Assemblyman Tim Grayson was passed by the state assembly and senate last month. The Digital Financial Assets Law will create a much-needed framework for the crypto space.  […]

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Alaska

In adding Peltola, Congress has full U.S. Indigenous representation | #alaska | #politics

Last month, Mary Peltola made history when she became first Native Alaskan and woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for the Last Frontier State. When Peltola was sworn in last week, Congress reached a milestone: for the first time in more than two centuries, the House has full U.S. Indigenous representation, according to Rep. Kaiali’i Kahele of Hawaii. […]

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Alaska

Italians vote in election that may bring far-right to power | #alaska | #politics

ROME (AP) — Italians voted Sunday in an election that could move the country’s politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe, with war in Ukraine fueling skyrocketing energy bills and testing the West’s resolve to stand united a ROME (AP) — Italians voted Sunday in an election that could move the […]

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California

Fate uncertain for shuttered California Oil Museum in Santa Paula

The California Oil Museum in Santa Paula has been temporarily closed for more than a year as the city tries to determine its next move for the building under a looming deadline. The lease between the city and building owner Chevron expires July 1 unless Santa Paula gives the oil company written notice to extend six months beforehand, which is […]

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Alaska

Sen. Sullivan signs letter with other Republicans denouncing proposed federal protections for transgender athletes | #alaska | #politics

In this May 7, 2020, file photo, Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Al Drago/Pool via AP, File) WASHINGTON — In a recent letter to the U.S. Department of Education, Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan joined Republican colleagues in calling to restrict transgender students’ participation in sports. Sullivan is […]

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City Council

Salem City Council considers air service grant | #citycouncil

The Salem City Council on Monday is set to consider accepting an $850,000 grant to bring air service to the Salem Airport. The city was awarded the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Small Community Air Service Grant to recruit, initiate and support new air service to California, Nevada and Arizona. More:Salem gets $850K federal grant to […]

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California

New law will remove the word ‘squaw’ from California place names

In a ceremony joined by Native American tribal leaders, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill that will remove the word “squaw” from nearly 100 geographic features and place names across California. In at least one place with the offending name — the unincorporated town of Squaw Valley near Kings Canyon National Park — […]

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Alaska

Italians vote in election that could take far-right to power | #alaska | #politics

ROME (AP) — Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could move the country’s politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe, with war in Ukraine fueling skyrocketing energy bills and testing the West’s resolve to stand ROME (AP) — Italians were voting on Sunday in an election that could […]

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Alaska

Fear mongering: From Anchorage leftists to Hillary Clinton and Vlad Putin, a trend of calling your opponent a ‘Nazi’ | #alaska | #politics

In Alaska and across America, calling someone who is conservative a “Nazi” is now par for the course for the Left. It’s the main toxic dish they serve when trying to discredit or destroy people who have an opposing point of view. Must Read Alaska, which defends civil discourse, has even been the target of […]

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City Council

Chicago City Council’s Mass Exodus: A ‘Latino Voices’ Crossover Conversation | Latino Voices | Chicago News | #citycouncil

At least 13 Chicago wards are set for new City Council leadership come next year due to an exodus of alderpeople. And while a few of those existing City Council members are leaving their seats to run for higher office, many are saying they’re opting out simply because it’s time to move on. After announcing […]

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