elections

Alaska

Alaska Senate advances public-sector pension plan to address recruitment and retention crisis | #alaska | #politics

Sitka Republican Sen. Bert Stedman, long a skeptic of reimplementing a public-sector pension, raised concerns that the pension plan was not cost neutral in Juneau on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024. (Sean Maguire / ADN) JUNEAU — The Alaska Senate on Wednesday advanced legislation to the House that would reestablish a public-sector pension in an effort […]

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Alaska

Peltola far outpaces Republican challengers in Alaska’s US House campaign fundraising | #alaska | #politics

U.S. House candidates Nick Begich, Mary Peltola and Nancy Dahlstrom. (ADN and AP photos) Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola raised $1.7 million in the first quarter of 2024, far outpacing her two Republican opponents in fundraising as they vie for Alaska’s lone U.S. House seat. Lt. Gov. Nancy Dahlstrom raised just over $262,000, while […]

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California

The Express Way with Dulé Hill | California | Episode 1

[Distant dog barking] [Shoes tapping] ♪ Dulé Hill: California… Man: ♪ Dare ♪ [Tapping continues] ♪ To do what you want to do… ♪ Hill: a place where people come to expand themselves… Man: ♪ Do what you want to do, do, do… ♪ Hill: reach further, reach higher… Man: ♪ Dare ♪ Hill: and […]

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California

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra weighs run for California governor

Politics By Josh Christenson Published April 23, 2024, 7:53 p.m. ET Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is weighing a run for California governor in 2026, according to a new report. The unpopular Cabinet official has discussed his departure from a potential second Biden administration and already approached politicos about succeeding Golden State Gov. […]

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California

Tesla notifies thousands in Texas and California of impending layoffs

‘Varney & Co.’ host Stuart Varney discusses whether Elon Musk’s latest technological gamble will pay off for investors. Tesla let thousands of employees in two states know it will be axing their jobs during upcoming layoffs. The notifications in California and Texas, where the electric vehicle (EV) maker has large presences, came in the form […]

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California

California’s fast food follies – Orange County Register

On April 1st, California’s brand new $20-an-hour minimum wage for fast food workers took effect, and surprise surprise fast food chains are jacking up their menu prices across the board. According to data from Kalinowski Equity Research and cited in The New York Post, Wendy’s has hiked prices by roughly 8 percent, while Chipotle raised theirs by 7.5 percent, […]

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California

Jumping ship: HHS secretary’s plans for California governorship already include hiring and spending on campaign

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is preparing his political future after the Biden administration.  Becerra’s reported plans to run for governor of California in 2026 to follow Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) may be more developed than those in the Biden administration thought. The secretary has been having detailed conversations about a gubernatorial campaign […]

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City Council

South Bend City Council Meeting | #citycouncil

A few projects were discussed during the South Bend City Council Meeting that occurred on April 8. An update from South Bend City Supervisor Dennis Houk included the mention of getting information to engineers that will help with the new design of First Street between A St. and C St. He also said that the […]

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City Council

New Vision, community projects, more discussed at Monday’s Brush City Council meeting – The Fort Morgan Times | #citycouncil

The City of Brush logo is proudly displayed on the exterior of the Brush Municipal Building located at 600 Edison Street. (Maegan Olmstead/Fort Morgan Times) The Brush City Council met on Monday and, during the public comment section of the meeting, heard from New Vision, a hospital-based inpatient withdrawal management and detox center for adults, […]

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California

Google blacklists California news sites, fires more protesters – The Hill

Google blacklists California news sites, fires more protesters – The Hill Skip to content Rising Apr 23, 2024 / 09:13 AM PDT Video News Apr 22, 2024 / 12:06 PM PDT Video News Apr 22, 2024 / 12:00 PM PDT Video News Apr 22, 2024 / 11:59 AM PDT Video News Apr 22, 2024 / […]

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