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'A Bunch Of Damn Fools': Lightfoot's Attempt To Advance ComEd Deal With City Council Ends In Chaos – Block Club Chicago | #citycouncil

‘A Bunch Of Damn Fools’: Lightfoot’s Attempt To Advance ComEd Deal With City Council Ends In Chaos  Block Club Chicago ComEd Chicago: Chicago City Council temporarily delays vote on Mayor Lightfoot’s ComEd electric service deal  WLS-TV Lightfoot’s ComEd deal comes under fire from City Council members  WGN TV Chicago Click Here For This Articles Original Source.

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California

COVID emergency ending: What does it mean for California?

Three years following the emergence of COVID-19, authorities at state and federal levels are preparing to lift emergency declarations originally issued to marshal pandemic responses. While the moves will undoubtedly be cheered in some circles — particularly those eager to see the end of COVID restrictions or who have viewed the health measures as government […]

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Alaska

Retiring from the high court, Alaska’s chief justice defends its system of selecting judges | #alaska | #politics

Alaska Chief Justice Daniel Winfree receives applause from state lawmakers after finishing the annual State of the Judiciary address to the Alaska Legislature on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. Winfree is retiring Feb. 6. (Photo by James Brooks/Alaska Beacon) In his final speech before retirement, Alaska Chief Justice Daniel Winfree firmly defended the state’s merit-based process for picking […]

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California

Inside fast food’s push against California’s AB 257, higher pay

Susan Bushnell was in a hurry when a man, clipboard in hand, approached her outside a Walmart Supercenter in Vista, Calif., one afternoon last September. The man asked Bushnell to sign a petition as she wrangled her fussing 5-year-old daughter into a shopping cart. He said the petition would help to raise wages for fast-food […]

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Alaska

Biden administration recommends major Alaska oil project | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Biden administration released a long-awaited study Wednesday that recommends allowing a major oil development on Alaska’s North Slope that supporters say could boost U.S. energy security but that climate activists decry as a “carbon bomb.” The move — while not final — drew immediate anger from environmentalists who saw it […]

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Alaska

Peak Trust Company Announces Support for University of Alaska Ted Stevens Legislative … | News | #alaska | #politics

Anchorage, AK, Feb. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Peak Trust Company (“Peak Trust”) has announced a $10,500 donation to the University of Alaska Southeast’s (UAS) Senator Ted Stevens Legislative Internship Program, as the first part of a broader commitment to support the program over the next five years. The program seeks to educate students about […]

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City Council

Sibley City Council clarifies rules for snow removal | Gazette-tribune | #citycouncil

SIBLEY—The accumulating winter snowfall is producing ongoing headaches for those responsible for monitoring and moving it. That includes the Sibley City Council who addressed a residential concern during its meeting Monday, Jan. 23. Gert Gaalswyk requested to speak to the council after receiving a letter from the city about snow being moved from her property […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas state offices to open at 10 a.m. in weather affected areas | Winter Weather

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Due to continued icy road conditions, Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders has announced that state government offices in weather affected areas will open at 10 a.m.  Thursday. State employees who cannot make it safely into work but are able to telework should do so, and agencies may implement liberal leave policies for their employees who […]

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Alaska

Biden administration recommends major Alaska oil project | Politics | #alaska | #politics

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Biden administration released a long-awaited study Wednesday that recommends allowing a major oil development on Alaska’s North Slope that supporters say could boost U.S. energy security but that climate activists decry as a “carbon bomb.” The move — while not final — drew immediate anger from environmentalists who saw it […]

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City Council

City Council is choosing around 5 finalists out of the 20 people who applied to be appointed | #citycouncil

Charlottesville’s City Council plans to hear from four to six candidates of the 20 who applied for the vacant seat. “We are planning to narrow down to four to six candidates over the next couple of days. Then we’ll ask those candidates to come speak at the meeting on Monday,” said Council member Juandiego Wade. […]

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