regulation

Arkansas

Arkansas attorney general announces lawsuit challenging gun show loophole rule • Arkansas Advocate

Attorney General Tim Griffin on Wednesday announced he would join with 20 other states in a lawsuit challenging new federal regulations on firearm sales. Griffin, who is co-leading the federal lawsuit with the attorney general from Kansas, said the federal rule is “not even close to legal.” Griffin said the process of how the Department […]

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Arkansas

New federal rule requires minimum staffing for nursing homes • Arkansas Advocate

Originally published by The 19th The Biden administration finalized a rule on Monday to create a federal minimum staffing level for nursing homes, the biggest change to nursing home regulations since they were first established in the 1970s. Vice President Kamala Harris announced the new rule at an event in the battleground state of Wisconsin. […]

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Mayor

Pinellas County mayor and others ask Gov. DeSantis to veto vacation rental bill

INDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Fla. — John Pfanstiehl is often reminded of why he lives in Indian Rocks Beach. Monday was one of those days. A comfortable sea breeze wafted through his picturesque neighborhood as a group of talkative parakeets fluttered across the clear blue sky above his home. This is paradise. “It’s not just the […]

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Mayor

NYC Mayor’s Top Lawyer Brendan McGuire Rejoins WilmerHale

Brendan McGuire, who left his position as chief counsel to New York City Mayor Eric Adams earlier this year, is returning to law firm WilmerHale to start an advisory practice for clients navigating the city’s thorny legal and regulatory systems. McGuire spent less than two years working for Adams. During that time he helped manage […]

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City Council

Hutto City Council eyes ordinance overhaul for fiber installation | #citycouncil

Hutto City Council is eyeing potential ordinance changes to rein in fiber-optic construction as companies compete to claim neighborhoods in the area. Two-minute impact City officials have fielded various concerns from residents as the installation of fiber lines adheres to limited regulations. During a presentation from the Hutto Department of Public Works Oct. 19, Mayor […]

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Mayor

How Mayor Eric Adams Plans to Expand NYC Use of AI

New York City Mayor Eric Adams unveiled a plan for adopting and regulating artificial intelligence on Monday, highlighting the technology’s potential to “improve services and processes across our government” while acknowledging the risks. The city also announced it is piloting an AI chatbot to answer questions about opening or operating a business through its website […]

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Alabama

Alabama Asks Supreme Court to Reinstate GOP-Drawn Congressional Voting Map | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

Alabama asked the US Supreme Court to reinstate a Republican-drawn congressional map, saying the state doesn’t have to create a second near-majority Black district even after losing a high court ruling earlier this year. The request aims to reopen a Supreme Court fight over the Voting Rights Act, the 1965 law that protects the rights […]

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Mayor

Miami’s ‘Bitcoin’ Mayor Suarez Doubles Wealth, Buys Boat as Side Jobs Multiply

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez makes $126,000 working for the city, converting it into crypto. Despite last year’s market rout, the 45-year-old Republican’s net worth more than doubled to $3.5 million. Suarez was able to pay off almost $1.7 million in debt from the end of 2021, according to regulatory filings. He also acquired new real […]

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