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Fulton mayor announces city government joins ‘Neighbors’ public safety app | Oswego County

FULTON – Now, in addition to the city of Fulton Police and Fire Departments, Fulton city government has now become active on Neighbors, a free Ring app used by millions of residents in communities across the U.S. to connect and share valuable safety information, whether or not they own a Ring device, it was announced […]

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Alaska

GOP’s Lisa Murkowski wins reelection in Alaska Senate race | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska – Alaska Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has won reelection, defeating Donald Trump-endorsed GOP rival Kelly Tshibaka. Murkowski beat Tshibaka in the Nov. 8 ranked choice election. The results were announced Wednesday, when elections officials tabulated the ranked choice results after neither candidate won more than 50% of first-choice votes. Murkowski wound up […]

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Mayor

Ann Arbor City Council elects first openly gay mayor pro tempore since 2000

ANN ARBOR – Tree Town’s newly formed city council has elected Ward 3 representative Travis Radina to serve as Ann Arbor’s new mayor pro tempore. Radina, who was elected to the city council in 2020, will be the first openly gay council member in the pas 20 years to serve in the position. “I am […]

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Retiring mayor of League City Pat Hallisey leaves legacy of public service

Born in Jacksonville, Florida, in December 1949 and raised in Houston, Hallisey moved to League City in 1972. (Jake Magee/Community Impact) When Pat Hallisey moved to League City in the early 1970s, he had no clue he would end up its mayor. In fact, he fell in love with public service by accident. Hallisey has […]

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City Council

Incoming Edina City Council members reflect on election results | Edina | #citycouncil

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Alaska

Why the AP hasn’t called the House | #alaska | #politics

Democratic control of the U.S. Senate was settled Saturday when Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada won reelection, but the U.S. House majority is still in question. Let’s see where things stand. WHY HASN’T THE AP CALLED CONTROL OF THE HOUSE YET? It’s simple: Neither party has yet reached the 218 seats needed to control […]

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Alaska

Alaska Natives fete their 1st Congress member, Mary Peltola | #alaska | #politics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola, the first Alaska Native to serve in Congress, received a hero’s welcome Thursday when the Democrat gave the keynote address at the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Anchorage. Those attending the largest annual gathering of Natives in Alaska showered her with standing ovations, spontaneous songs and gifts, […]

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City Council

Humble City Council opts to appoint new member to fill vacancy | #citycouncil

Humble City Council members at their Nov. 10 meeting announced they would appoint a new council member in the coming months to replace outgoing Council Member Charles Cunningham until the city’s next election in May. Cunningham, who was elected to represent District 127 in the Texas House of Representatives in May, will vacate his position […]

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City Council

Crystal City Council narrows city manager search to 3 applicants | Free | #citycouncil

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City Council

City Council to vote on city manager contract | Jefferson County | #citycouncil

WATERTOWN — The City Council is expected tonight to finalize a two-year contract with City Manager Kenneth A. Mix. The new contract, which begins Jan. 1 and expires Dec. 31, 2024, includes 3% pay increases for each of the two years. His current annual salary of $130,000 would increase to $134,000 during the first year […]

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