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Dayton mayor to serve as chair of education task force

DAYTON, Ohio — Jeffrey Mims, Jr., has spent the past four decades working to improve the education system in Dayton. Now, as mayor of Dayton, Mims is taking on a new role to help address issues in academia at the national level.  The National League of Cities (NLC) selected Mims to serve as the chair […]

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Service is ‘his entire life’

For Dia Carabajal, there are three words that come to mind when thinking of longtime Auburn Mayor Michael Quill.  Honor, integrity and service.  “It’s his entire life. It’s been his entire career,” said Carabajal, the chair of the Cayuga County Democratic Committee and a former Auburn city councilor. “He lives those virtues.”  Quill, a Democrat, […]

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City Council

City Council plans to begin process soon to replace Jane Raybould, who will move to the Legislature | #citycouncil

The Lincoln City Council hopes to begin the process to find a replacement for Jane Raybould — who won the District 28 Legislative race Tuesday — this week or early next week. City Council Chairwoman Tammy Ward said she hopes to get information out soon with details on how to apply for the position and […]

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Nov. 8 election will settle races for St. Helena City Council, Napa County supervisor | #citycouncil

St. Helena voters have until Tuesday, Nov. 8, to vote in local races for mayor, City Council and District 3 on the Napa County Board of Supervisors. Vice Mayor Paul Dohring and City Councilmember Eric Hall are running for mayor to replace Geoff Ellsworth, who is not running for re-election. Dohring is at the end […]

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Alaska

Democrat Pansing Brooks faces tough road in winning Nebraska’s 1st Congressional seat | #alaska | #politics

Democratic voter registrations in Nebraska have been declining, contradicting the expectation that the numbers would bounce back following a surge of Republican registrations in the May primary. In her bid to become the first Democrat in decades to represent Nebraska’s 1st Congressional District, Patty Pansing Brooks is seeking to defy conventional wisdom that Republicans […]

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Syracuse Mayor Walsh speaks on immigration reform

The recent moving of migrants by Republican lawmakers to Martha’s Vineyard and Vice President Kamala Harris’ residence is opening up the topic about immigration reform here in the U.S. Localities with large immigration populations are speaking out about what could be coming next. “Anytime we have refugees coming into this country, we want to make […]

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City Council

NORWAY TOWN COUNCIL: Organization says mayor can’t override council vote | Local | #citycouncil

A mayor’s decision to override two council members’ votes during the town’s August council meeting has been met with a challenge by at least one council member. The dispute started over an ordinance that would change the way council members are elected in the Orangeburg County Town of Norway. During an Aug. 1 meeting, Norway […]

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NORWAY TOWN COUNCIL: Organization says mayor can’t override council vote | National News | #citycouncil

A mayor’s decision to override two council members’ votes during the town’s August council meeting has been met with a challenge by at least one council member. The dispute started over an ordinance that would change the way council members are elected in the Orangeburg County Town of Norway. During an Aug. 1 meeting, Norway […]

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NORWAY TOWN COUNCIL: Organization says mayor can’t override council vote |

A mayor’s decision to override two council members’ votes during the town’s August council meeting has been met with a challenge by at least one council member. The dispute started over an ordinance that would change the way council members are elected in the Orangeburg County Town of Norway. During an Aug. 1 meeting, Norway […]

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City Council

‘Boy Meets World’ actor Ben Savage running for city council | #citycouncil

Ben Savage arrives at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (AP) (The Hill) — Actor Ben Savage is running for a seat on the city council in West Hollywood, California, saying he wants to “restore faith” in local government with “reasonable, innovative and compassionate” solutions to the city’s problems.  […]

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