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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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City Council

Hanford City Council approves $12.5 million settlement with Helena Agri-Enterprises | Local News | #citycouncil

The Hanford City Council on Tuesday approved a legal settlement agreeing to pay Helena Agri-Enterprises $12.5 million over the next five years. During the special meeting, it was agreed that $7.5 million will be paid within the next 30 days, and the remaining balance will be paid in annual installments beginning on March 1, 2024. […]

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Alabama

25 GOP governors ask Biden administration to hit pause on broader clean water rule | National | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

(The Center Square) – Twenty-five Republican governors oppose a revised federal rule regulating U.S. waterways, citing uncertainty from an undecided U.S. Supreme Court case related to the rule. The governors sent a letter to the Biden administration on Monday asking it to delay the implementation of the revised Waters of the United States rule since the U.S. […]

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Alabama

U.S. Supreme Court Set to Hear Five Major Cases This Term | #elections | #alabama

The conservative supermajority of the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on some of the most contentious issues in America this term. These issues include the potential end of affirmative action and whether refusing to serve same-sex wedding clients amounts to illegal discrimination or freedom of speech. The high Court also will address […]

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City Council

College Station City Council approves CDBG committee | #citycouncil

College Station City Council members approved creating a Community Development Public Service Agency Funding Review Committee during Thursday’s meeting, and residents are encouraged to be a part of the review process. Members of the committee would review applications for related federal Community Development Block Grant funding and make recommendations to the council, guided by city […]

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City Council

City council debates compensation | Merrimack Valley | #citycouncil

METHUEN—The last time the Methuen City Council had a raise was in 1988. As Councilor D.J. Beauregard pointed out at the Jan. 17 meeting, that was a year before he was born. The result is that the $4,800 that councilors make in Methuen is far less than the same positions earn in surrounding cities: $15,000 […]

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Mayor

EC mayor sues and blasts Common Council over city election maps

EAST CHICAGO — The mayor is suing to stop the May 2 primary election from using a Common Council map drawn by his opponents. Mayor Anthony Copeland is asking Lake Superior Court Judge Bruce D. Parent to restrain election officials from distributing ballots based on changes to the boundaries of the six districts in which […]

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City Council

Questions for City Council Candidates | News | #citycouncil

The Stillwater League of Women Voters is hosting a forum for city council candidates at 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at City Hall. In the event of inclement weather, the forum will be moved to the following Thursday at the same time and place. Candidates for council on the Feb. 14 ballot are Nathan Brubaker, […]

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Alabama

Column: Legislature organizes for quadrennium | Columns | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

The legislature had their four-year organizational session earlier this month. It is exactly what the title states, they are organizing for the next quadrennium of lawmaking. They officially chose their leadership and adopted the rules for the two chambers. The 105 member House of Representatives and 35 member State Senate are elected for four-year terms […]

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City Council

Three qualify for upcoming Dayton City Council election | News | #citycouncil

The City of Dayton will be holding a municipal election in April 2023, where two city council seats will be up for grabs. Rhea County Deputy Administrator of Elections Felicia Goodman said on Thursday that incumbents Bobby Doss and Caleb Yawn both returned valid petitions to run for office by the Jan. 19 deadline. Challenger […]

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