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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

A record number of women will serve in the next Congress | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  A record number of women will be elected to Congress this year, CNN projects – but barely. The 149 women who will serve in the US House and Senate in the 118th Congress will expand the ranks of female representation by just two members above the record set by this Congress. Alaska carried […]

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Mayor

This Salt Lake City industry can support ‘intergenerational cycles of thriving,’ mayor says

City hosts ‘Human Innovation Day,’ launches website to connect residents to health sciences careers. (Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Salt Lake City high school students listen to a presentation at Recursion offices in Salt Lake City, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022, as part of Human Innovation Day, touring biotech companies and learning about careers […]

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Alaska

When do polls close? An hour-by-hour guide to Election Night poll closings | #alaska | #politics

CNN  —  The 2022 midterm elections will decide control of Congress, dozens of statewide positions and ballot measures on key issues in many states. This is a guide by poll-closing time for the notable races – both competitive and not – that are on the ballot. See race ratings for Senate, House and governor by […]

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City Council

Pullman City Council creates Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee | Local | #citycouncil

The Pullman City Council adopted Aug. 23 a new committee focused on mitigating racial inequalities and fostering a sense of belonging in the community, according to a news release. The mission of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee, or DEIB, is to provide people in Pullman opportunities to participate in civic, economic and cultural […]

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Arkansas

Community members speak about barriers in the workplace for Arkansas women

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Women in Northeast Arkansas got together Wednesday afternoon to discuss what’s impeding their success in the Natural State. The Arkansas Women’s Commission held a meeting on Sept. 14 at the Delta Center for Economic Development in Jonesboro. The commission was reinstated back in February by Governor Asa Hutchinson to focus on […]

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Mayor

Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot & World Business Chicago join Gen Z VCs to announce Gen Z VCs Future-of-Chicago Summit 2022

The global collective of Gen Z VCs, founders, angel investors, startup enthusiasts, and aspiring VCs will convene in Chicago for their national event on October 7, 2022 CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and World Business Chicago, the city’s economic development agency, join national organization Gen Z VCs to announce its […]

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