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Warren council overrides Mayor Stone’s veto of ordinance on purchase limits

Warren’s City Council overrode a veto by Mayor Lori Stone on Tuesday night to pass an amendment that puts a $50,000 limit on the her ability to make emergency purchases. Warren’s emergency purchase ordinance allows mayors to make purchases immediately in a crisis without seeking the council’s OK. The City Council revised the ordinance in […]

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Pueblo City Council approves needle exchange ban on first reading | #citycouncil

Syringe exchange programs have been a hot-button topic in Pueblo politics for over a year, and a newly elected city councilor is pushing to ban them within city limits. An ordinance prohibiting needle exchange and distribution services passed an initial hurdle at the Pueblo City Council meeting Monday evening after Councilor Sarah Martinez unsuccessfully attempted […]

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Vanessa Nordkye runs uncontested for Salem City Council Ward 7 | #citycouncil

This is part of a series of stories on the candidates running in the May 21 primary election. Ballots will be mailed to voters May 1. With no challenger qualifying for the May 21 primary election, incumbent City Councilor Vanessa Nordyke is set to return to the Salem City Council for her second official term. […]

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Prestley joins Green Bay City Council after appeal deadline passes | #citycouncil

GREEN BAY – Joey Prestley officially joined the Green Bay City Council on Monday after City Clerk Celestine Jeffreys certified the District 6 results and administered the oath of office. Prestley in the April 2 general election beat incumbent Steven Campbell by 15 votes. The margin was close enough that Campbell requested and paid for […]

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Pueblo needle exchanges defend mission as city council considers ban | #citycouncil

As Pueblo City Council debates whether to ban syringe access programs in the city, the agencies that operate them in Pueblo are coming forward to defend them. The Southern Colorado Harm Reduction Association (SCHRA) and Access Point Pueblo say syringe access programs — also known as syringe service or needle exchange programs — play a […]

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Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass’ home broken into; suspect arrested

A suspect was arrested after allegedly breaking into the home of Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass early Sunday morning, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Police said an individual, later identified as Ephraim Matthew Hunter, 29, smashed a window to gain entry into the Getty House around 6:40 a.m. local time Sunday morning. Bass was […]

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Two candidates on the ballot for Staunton City Council seat | #citycouncil

STAUNTON – As of April 19, only incumbent Adam Campbell and challenger C. Dan Gunnells have filed to run for one open Staunton City Council seat coming up in the November election. Campbell won a special election in November to fill the seat left vacant by Andrea Oakes. “It was an incredible day, an incredible […]

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Plainfield is “The City of Tomorrow,” says Mayor Adrian Mapp

PLAINFIELD – Mayor Adrian Mapp envisions a city with expanded technology infrastructure and green initiatives while exploring new investments to attract more talent and innovation. Mapp delivered his vision during his 2024 State of the City address, “The City of Tomorrow, Today,” on Thursday at Charles and Anna Booker Elementary School. Mapp, in his 11th […]

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Hoy vs. Hoy in the race to be Salem’s next mayor

This is part of a series of stories on the candidates running in the May 21 primary election. Ballots will be mailed to voters May 1. The Salem mayoral race pits an incumbent mayor against a sitting city councilor and is drawing record-breaking campaign dollars. Mayor Chris Hoy is running against Ward 6 Councilor Julie […]

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Alaska

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy wants to limit street protests with new bill | #alaska | #politics

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy’s bill to make street protests without a permit illegal is being called unconstitutional and unnecessary by opponents. The Last Frontier is one of eight states without protest-related laws that restrict free assembly and speech in any form. The bill was proposed in February in response to extended protests ranging from climate […]

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