Opinion

City Council

Letter: City Council’s Pride decision is hardly surprising | Opinion | #citycouncil

To the editor — It should be no surprise that Yakima City Council members Roy, Berg, Brown, Glenn and Byers voted against the Pride proclamation! This right-wing, Trump-led coalition will now be approving the appointment of a city manager, police chief, finance director and director of community development! Yakima voters who chose not to vote […]

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Alabama

The union election revealed which side Alabama’s politicians are on | #elections | #alabama

One of my favorite songs is the old union tune “Which Side Are You On?” It’s no jaunty party anthem, but I think Pete Seeger’s rendition is pretty good all the same. The lyrics were written by Florence Reece, the wife of a union organizer, after her home was searched by men a coal mining […]

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Mayor

Mayor’s Message | Like a Good Neighbor… Not! – Press Banner

When Scotts Valley City Manager Mali LaGoe suggested hosting a community meeting to address the ongoing wildfire threat and the accompanying insurance crisis, there was a hesitation on whether or not people would attend. Well, that question was answered last Tuesday night when hundreds poured into the Scotts Valley performing arts center to hear from […]

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Mayor

Adams needs to make NYC livable NOW — before complicating it with problematic new zoning

Mayor Adams’s legacy project is his “City of Yes” rezoning push, which the City Council is reviewing. The proposals would make New York more of a “mixed-use” city — where stores, mini-factories, offices and apartments coexist. This can have benefits, but the mayor must understand that without competent enforcement of existing laws and rules, different uses […]

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City Council

Letter: City Council’s in lockstep with national ‘conservatives’ | Opinion | #citycouncil

To the editor — It’s a good day when the city of Yakima celebrates breaking ground for a new eastside pool. Respectful, persistent citizen advocates made this pool project happen. Strangely, today’s City Council majority wants to marginalize citizen advocacy. Rather than tolerate volunteer advice, the anointed ones just eliminate advisory committees. Systemically, today’s “conservatives” […]

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City Council

What’s really wrong with this city council starts at the head | Opinion | #citycouncil

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Mayor

Mayor Johnston is not a fascist | SLOAN | Opinion

Kelly Sloan Denver Mayor Mike Johnston took a stroll down to the pro-Hamas encampment that continues to defile the Auraria campus, in an effort to reason with them, as though such a thing were possible. For his trouble, he was called a “fascist” by one of the miscreants, whose grasp of the definition of that […]

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Arkansas

Arkansas reps vote 5-1 for Ukraine funding | Opinion

In the end, the vote count recently among Arkansas’ congressional delegation was 5-1 in favor of $61 billion in aid for Ukraine, and 6-0 for aid for Israel and Taiwan. The lone no vote among Arkansas’ congressional delegation came from Rep. Rick Crawford, who represents the 1st District covering eastern and northern Arkansas. He was […]

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Alabama

Banning ranked choice voting is the next step in ensuring Alabama elections are the most secure in the country | Opinion | #elections | #alabama

On the heels of Alabama’s ballot harvesting ban, I am turning my attention towards the next step in ensuring Alabama elections are the most secure elections in the country: the outlawing of ranked-choice voting. SB 186 sponsored by Senator Arthur Orr and HB 423 sponsored by Representative Mark Shirey prohibit the use of ranked choice […]

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City Council

Letter: Hard to top Matt Westgaard as city council member | Elk River Star News | #citycouncil

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