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City Council Member Bhuwan Pyakurel’s Favorite Things in Reynoldsburg | #citycouncil

Reynoldsburg flies a bit under the radar. “Many people don’t know about us,” says Bhuwan Pyakurel, a resident, City Council member and the country’s first Bhutanese-Nepali elected official. He’s determined to change perceptions and celebrate his community’s ethnic diversity, fun festivals, scenic parks and tasty Bhutanese-Nepali restaurants. Flying Tomatoes “The Tomato Festival is a big […]

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California

Pelosi endorses Schiff for Senate from California if Feinstein doesn’t run

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a weekly news conference with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) on October 2, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Tom Brenner | Getty Images Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed fellow California Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff on Thursday in the already competitive 2024 U.S. Senate […]

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California

California Bill Would Require Climate-Related Financial Risk Reports | Allen Matkins

On Monday, four California state senators introduced a bill, SB 261, that would require businesses to prepare and submit climate-related financial risk reports.  The bill would apply to any corporation or other business entity formed under the laws of California, the laws of any other state of the United States or the District of Columbia, […]

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Alaska

Retiring from the high court, Alaska’s chief justice defends its system of selecting judges | #alaska | #politics

Alaska Chief Justice Daniel Winfree receives applause from state lawmakers after finishing the annual State of the Judiciary address to the Alaska Legislature on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Winfree is retiring Feb. 6. (Photo by James Brooks/Alaska Beacon) In his final speech before retirement, Alaska Chief Justice Daniel Winfree firmly defended the state’s merit-based process for picking […]

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Alaska

Biden administration recommends major Alaska oil project | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Biden administration released a long-awaited study Wednesday that recommends allowing a major oil development on Alaska’s North Slope that supporters say could boost U.S. energy security but that climate activists decry as a “carbon bomb.” The move — while not final — drew immediate anger from environmentalists who saw it […]

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California

Pelosi endorses Schiff in California Senate race — if Feinstein doesn’t run

Rep. Nancy Pelosi is shown. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Rep. Nancy Peolsi on Thursday endorsed Rep. Adam Schiff in California’s high-profile Senate primary, backing the former House Intelligence Committee chair but only on the condition that Sen. Dianne Feinstein opts not to run again. “If Senator Feinstein decides to seek re-election, she has my whole-hearted […]

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California

Nancy Pelosi Endorses Adam Schiff In California Senate Race

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is backing fellow California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff in the 2024 race for Senate if Sen. Dianne Feinstein decides to step down. “If Senator Feinstein decides to seek re-election, she has my whole-hearted support,” Pelosi told The San Francisco Chronicle in a statement on Thursday. If Feinstein doesn’t run, Pelosi […]

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Alaska

Peak Trust Company Announces Support for University of Alaska Ted Stevens Legislative … | News | #alaska | #politics

Anchorage, AK, Feb. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Peak Trust Company (“Peak Trust”) has announced a $10,500 donation to the University of Alaska Southeast’s (UAS) Senator Ted Stevens Legislative Internship Program, as the first part of a broader commitment to support the program over the next five years. The program seeks to educate students about […]

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Alaska

Biden administration recommends major Alaska oil project | Politics | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Biden administration released a long-awaited study Wednesday that recommends allowing a major oil development on Alaska’s North Slope that supporters say could boost U.S. energy security but that climate activists decry as a “carbon bomb.” The move — while not final — drew immediate anger from environmentalists who saw it […]

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California

Pelosi to back Schiff for California Senate seat if Feinstein doesn’t run

Comment on this story Comment Former House speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday threw her support behind Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Calif.) in what is shaping up as a competitive 2024 Senate race in California if Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) chooses not to run. “If Senator Feinstein decides to seek reelection, she has my whole-hearted […]

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