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New York City Council Approves $780 Million Stadium For NYCFC | #citycouncil

Topline New York City Football Club will eventually have its own venue to call home after the New York City Council approved a Queens-based development project that will provide the soccer team with a 25,000-seat soccer stadium. Yankee Stadium is one of the stadiums NYCFC has played its home games in.(Photo by Ira L. Black […]

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Plattsburgh Mayor Chris Rosenquest to run for Ward 3 City Council Seat | #citycouncil

Plattsburgh Mayor Chris Rosenquest is officially planning to run for election as a city councilor.Rosenquest confirmed that he will be running for the Ward 3 Common Council Seat later this year. He previously announced that he would not be running for reelection back in February, citing a desire to spend more time with his family, […]

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Mayor

Feds investigating upgrades NYC mayor received on flights to Turkey

Feds investigating upgrades NYC mayor received on flights to Turkey – CBS New York Watch CBS News The FBI and federal prosecutors are reportedly scrutinizing flight upgrades Mayor Eric Adams received from Turkish Airlines during several trips to the county. CBS New York’s Marcia Kramer reports. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for […]

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NYC Mayor Eric Adams’ bid for continued mayoral control of city schools killed by NY lawmakers in state budget

Metro By Carl Campanile and Vaughn Golden Published March 13, 2024, 8:02 p.m. ET Albany lawmakers are killing Mayor Eric Adams’ hopes of getting an extension of his control over New York City public schools included in the state budget, The Post has learned. Adams will instead have to hope the legislature passes an extension […]

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Alabama

Katie Britt and the folly of fake fearmongering | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

If someone had told Katie Britt on election night 2022 that she would someday by portrayed by megastar Scarlett Johansson, the newly elected Alabama Republican senator undoubtedly would have been thrilled. What Britt, of course, would not have known is that the actress would be appearing on “Saturday Night Live,” mocking Britt’s delivery of the […]

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Alabama

Court cases lead to new voting districts in some states. Could it affect control of Congress? | #elections | #alabama

Since most Americans last voted for Congress, thousands of people have been added to certain voting districts — and subtracted from others — under new political maps enacted following court rulings. The sum of that redistricting math, assuming no major political shift in either major party’s direction, figures to provide at least a one-seat gain […]

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Alabama

Senate supplemental receives frosty reception from some members | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

A bill that would unlock tens of billions of dollars in national security supplemental funding and overhaul U.S. immigration policy at the southern border received a frosty reception from lawmakers in both chambers and across the political spectrum on Monday, casting doubts over the legislation’s future. The $118.3 billion package would direct some of the […]

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What’s next for How Many Stops Act following City Council vote? | #citycouncil

What’s next for How Many Stops Act following City Council vote? – CBS New York Watch CBS News The New York City Council voted Tuesday to override Mayor Eric Adams’ veto of the bill that requires police officers to document all interactions with the public. CBS New York’s Natalie Duddridge reports. Be the first to […]

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What’s behind Mayor Eric Adams’ reversal on some city budget cuts?

What’s behind Mayor Eric Adams’ reversal on some city budget cuts? – CBS New York Watch CBS News “Gothemist” reporter Elizabeth Kim and political strategist J.C. Polanco help sort out a busy start to 2024 for Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live […]

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Alaska

In a departure, Biden commemorates 9/11 attacks in Alaska | #alaska | #politics

ANCHORAGE —  President Biden, fresh off a four-day trip to Asia, marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on Monday by honoring service members and first responders in Alaska. “We’ll never forget that when faced with evil, when an enemy sought to tear us apart, we endured,” Biden told a crowd of more […]

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