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Alaska

The Sunday Minefield – September 25, 2022 | #alaska | #politics

Fall is definitely in the air. The November 8 general election is just over six weeks away. The big political news this week is a judge ruled that Representative David Eastman (R – Wasilla) may be ineligible to hold public office based on an anti-communism clause from the Alaska Constitution that likely violates the First […]

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California

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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City Council

City council to consider restrictions on biking in the city | News | #citycouncil

The Benton City Council is scheduled to have its regular monthly meeting this upcoming at 5:30 p.m. Monday from City Hall, 114 S. East St. The council will consider an ordinance that would establish designated areas in the city as “dismount zones” for bicycles, skateboards, motorized bicycles and other forms of similar transportation. The ordinance […]

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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

Proposition 31 will let California voters decide whether they want to ban flavored tobacco products | National

California voters will decide in November whether to uphold or block a law Gov. Gavin Newsom signed in 2020 that banned the sale of certain flavored tobacco products, an effort by anti-tobacco advocates to stop a youth vaping crisis and weaken the industry’s influence in the state. Senate Bill 793 would have prohibited retailers in […]

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California

Aging boom shakes, reshapes Southern California – Orange County Register

More gray and balding heads? More daily medications? A collective hankering for comfortable shoes? We’re about to have it all. We’re going to have more Social Security and Medicare payouts; more senior centers, more demand for hospital rooms and dementia experts. More families soon will be living with three and even four generations under the […]

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City Council

LA City Council committee divided on whether to stay with LAHSA homeless services – Daily Breeze | #citycouncil

As the Los Angeles region struggles to get its arms around how to house the tens of thousands of people living on the streets, L.A. city leaders on Thursday, Sept. 22 returned to a long-running debate over how homeless services should be overseen. Members of the city council’s Homelessness and Poverty Committee appeared divided over […]

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California

California politics veteran examines Governor Newsom’s political strategy

(Inside California Politics) — Dan Schnur, a professor at UC Berkeley and USC, joined Inside California Politics co-host Nikki Laurenzo to discuss Governor Gavin Newsom’s political strategy.  Schnur explains why he believes Governor Newsom is preparing for a presidential run in either 2024 or 2028.  He also discusses the political weight the governor is using […]

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