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Alabama

Ohio seeks to become latest state to ban noncitizen voting | #elections | #alabama

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans in Ohio are promoting a measure on the Nov. 8 ballot that would prohibit noncitizens from voting in local elections, fighting back at what they see as a push for such access in liberal enclaves such as San Francisco and New York City. What You Need To Know Republicans in Ohio are […]

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Mayor

Mayor Eric Adams talks migrant crisis, housing plans

The wave of migrants being bused to the city from Texas and Florida has pushed the shelter system to its breaking point. The Adams administration recently announced it will moved a planned emergency relief tent from Orchard Beach to Randall’s Island. Mayor Eric Adams joined Errol for the first time since taking office, to discuss […]

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Mayor

Tampa mayor, Hillsborough Co. leaders discuss Ian preps

TAMPA — Hillsborough County leaders on Sunday discussed their plans for Ian, with their main message to residents: Be prepared. “We know from history that things can change on a moments notice,” Mayor Jane Castor said about the uncertain forecast. “So we are prepared here in the city of Tampa.” “We are working on every […]

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Alaska

Senate punts on same-sex marriage vote until after election | #alaska | #politics

Democrats are punting a vote to protect same-sex and interracial marriages until after the November midterm elections, pulling back just days after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed to put the Senate on the record on the issue “in the coming weeks.” What You Need To Know Democrats are punting a vote to protect same-sex […]

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Mayor

Mayor Adams celebrates Sylvia’s 60th anniversary

Harlem’s iconic Sylvia’s Restaurant celebrated its 60th anniversary Monday, and, in keeping with tradition, a major political player helped honor the small business that’s played host to countless politicos throughout the years. Standing on Malcolm X Boulevard, just outside the soul food joint, Mayor Eric Adams applauded the Woods family, who own Sylvia’s, for their […]

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City Council

Community groups to meet with Rochester City Council | #citycouncil

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A group of neighborhood leaders, community associations, business owners and residents from across Rochester are joining with police and government leaders to demand an end to the violence in their city. The group is calling on elected officials to come up with a detailed plan to address the issue, one which community members […]

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City Council

Jose Peo removed from Rochester City Council chair position | #citycouncil

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester City Councilmember Jose Peo is standing his ground after being punished by the president of the council. Miguel Melendez removed Peo from his role as chairman of the council’s Parks and Public Works Committee following a controversial episode of Peo’s podcast. Peo’s co-host, Lavelle Lewis, made sexually explicit comments about another city […]

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