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California Gov. Gavin Newsom appears in Texas, other states despite legal ban on official travel

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday appeared to flout his own state’s laws by speaking at an event in Texas, one of 22 states for which California has banned official government travel.  Speaking at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin, Texas, Newsom called for an overhaul of […]

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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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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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California

California state of emergency: Power, now wildfires- CalMatters

Note: My amazing colleague Ben Christopher and other CalMatters reporters will guest host the newsletter while I’m on vacation. I’ll see you on Monday, Sept. 26! Another day, another state of emergency. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday proclaimed a state of emergency in Riverside County due to the Fairview Fire — which as of Friday […]

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California

Prop. 30 Splits California’s Ruling Elite

Even by national standards, state ballot initiative campaigns in California are big time politics. You can run a campaign for U.S. Senator in most states in America for less than it costs to qualify and successfully campaign to pass a statewide ballot initiative in California. Political insiders in Sacramento describe any controversial initiative with well […]

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City Council

Makoski sends letter to City Council in support of Reding project | #citycouncil

Repeatedly mentioning his role as a Springfield school board member, Steve Makoski lobbied City Council on behalf of two projects, including one next to Sunshine Elementary School. That project, a drive-through coffee shop at the corner of Sunshine Street and Jefferson Avenue, was proposed by the developer Royce Reding. Reding, former campaign chair for U.S. […]

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California

California’s wildfire activity is running below average this year. But experts warn it’s not over

By Rachel Ramirez, CNN Wildfire activity in California has been notably low this year, experts tell CNN, particularly compared to 2020 and 2021 when devastating wildfires erupted across the state and burned millions of acres by the time summer ended. California has had several severe fires this year, including the Mosquito Fire, which continues to […]

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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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California

Tropical Storm Kay bears down on California with rain and 100mph winds | California

A tropical storm surging up the California coast brought fierce winds on Friday that threatened to fuel ferocious wildfires already burning across the state. After days of record-breaking heat that tested California’s energy capacity, baked moisture out of the drought-stricken landscapes and spurred the spread of deadly fires , the arrival of Tropical Storm Kay […]

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