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Hutchinson City Council: How they voted | Local | #citycouncil

Members of the Hutchinson City Council made the following unanimous decisions at their Jan. 24 meeting: DONATIONS: Accepted $500 from Heartland Ag Systems for Fireman’s Park Project. Accepted $100 from Russell and Lorraine Erickson to the Hutchinson Police Department for the Law Enforcement Memorial Park Fund. Accepted $7,700 from numerous donors for the Shady Ridge […]

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Ripley City Council gives support to healthy lifestyle campaign | Jackson Star and Herald – Ripley and Ravenswood | #citycouncil

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Alabama

Commentary: C-SPAN won’t solve your democracy problem, America | Opinion Columns | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The one part of Speaker Vote Week that received rave reviews was C-SPAN’s wall-to-wall coverage, with cameras showing live scenes of lawmakers interacting on the House floor. Normally, when the House is in session it controls the cameras that feed into C-SPAN and other news outlets. But without a speaker in place to set House […]

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City Council

Dalton City Council approves Mill Creek Riverwalk | Local News | #citycouncil

City of Dalton officials say a walking and biking trail connecting the Crown Mill area to Haig Mill Lake Park should be finished by this fall. The City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday to award a $2.234 million contract to Northwest Georgia Paving of Calhoun for the project, currently called the Mill Creek Riverwalk. Mayor David […]

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Dalton City Council to consider contract for Mill Creek Greenway | Local News | #citycouncil

The Dalton City Council meets Tuesday at 6 p.m in City Hall. The council members are scheduled to vote on a contract for construction of the Mill Creek Greenway, a walking and biking trail from Eagle Walk trail to the trail around Haig Mill Lake Park. The Eagle Walk at Mill Creek, a half-mile walking […]

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Alabama

Column: Women rule in Alabama politics | Columns | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

For many years, Alabama has been ridiculed in national publications for having fewer women in political leadership positions than other assumed to be progressive states. States such as Colorado, New York and California were lauded for having an inordinate number of females in public office. Well, folks, take a cursory look around at Alabama’s political […]

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Alabama

Shedd to serve as House Majority Whip | News | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

State Rep. Randall Shedd (R-Fairview) will serve as House Majority Whip during the 2022-2026 quadrennium and hold the third highest position in the Republican Caucus’ leadership structure. Whips, which are utilized by most caucuses and legislative bodies around the world, are tasked with conducting vote counts on major issues and legislation, helping manage floor debate, […]

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City Council

Koch elected Salamanca city council president at reorg meeting | News | #citycouncil

SALAMANCA — Beginning her fourth term on the Salamanca Common Council, Janet Koch, D-Ward 5, is the council president for 2023. The mayor and a council with one new member held their first meeting of the new term with the city reorganizational meeting Jan. 11 where Koch was elected by a 3-2 margin. She was […]

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Alabama

Opinion: 2022 was the Year of the Woman in Alabama state government | News | #elections | #alabama

When I was Gov. Fob James’ appointments secretary in 1995, there was a woman who insisted we find qualified women and get them appointed to various positions in state government. It’s good to see that woman is practicing what she was preaching, because that woman was Kay Ivey, now soon-to-be the longest-serving governor of our […]

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Alabama

Perry County Commission Chairman indicted for voter fraud | News | #elections | #alabama

Perry County Commission Chairman Albert Turner Jr. has been indicted of felony and misdemeanor counts of voter fraud. District Attorney Michael Jackson said in a press conference with State Secretary of State John Merrill in Marion Wednesday morning that one of the charges is a felony and one is a misdemeanor. Jackson, whose office serves […]

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