tag:U.S. Congress

Mayor

Paterson mayor seeks visitors, so he wants to hire a PR firm

PATERSON — In his ongoing efforts to generate positive publicity about Paterson, Mayor Andre Sayegh is looking to hire a private public relations firm. Sayegh’s City Hall staff already includes a $71,400 public information officer and a $90,000 chief of staff whose last job was working as a press assistant for Sen. Cory Booker. Exactly […]

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Alabama

Rep. Lori Trahan talks IVF experience ahead of Biden SOTU | #elections | #alabama

The daily injections, the multiple surgeries, the constant visits with doctors, the emotional, physical, financial, burden—and the frequent heartbreak: Rep. Lori Trahan, Democrat of Massachusetts, remembers those days painfully well. She is one of hundreds of thousands of women who turn to IVF, or in vitro fertilization, every year as the “last hope” to start […]

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Arkansas

Will Trump win? Local races on ballot

Voters across 15 states, including Arkansas, are heading to the polls today to cast ballots in the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries — along with many other state and local races for General Assembly, U.S. Congress and county-level contests. More delegates in the presidential nominating process are at stake today than on any other single […]

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Alabama

House Democrats launch new attack on GOP after Alabama IVF ruling | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON – The House Democrats’ campaign arm is going on the offensive against Republicans on in vitro fertilization following the Alabama Supreme Court’s controversial ruling that frozen embryos should be considered children. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is circulating a memo, first shared with USA TODAY, attacking vulnerable House Republicans for being “all talk, no […]

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Alabama

Senate Republicans reject national protections | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

WASHINGTON – Republican lawmakers came out in droves over the weekend to say they support in vitro fertilization in the wake of an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that frozen embryos should be considered children. But Senate Democrats plan to test that support, putting up legislation on Wednesday to outlaw limitations on “assisted reproductive technology” such […]

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Mayor

Governors and mayors want Biden’s border visit to bring real change

On the same day President Joe Biden announced he’s headed to the southern border this week, the New York City Fire Department discovered 40 West African migrants cramped into a small Queens basement behind a furniture store sleeping in dangerous conditions. It was the latest troubling scene from a migrant humanitarian crisis that has forced […]

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Mayor

Stockton mayor candidates in 2024: A voter guide

It’s almost that time again, time to vote. On Tuesday, March 5, San Joaquin County residents will be voting during the primary for who will represent Stockton as its mayor. Six candidates are on the ballot. Some of the mayor’s duties include making recommendations to the City Council on policy and programs that require the […]

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Mayor

Andre Sayegh political donations may mean challenge to Bill Pascrell

PATERSON — As he considers running for Congress against 27-year incumbent Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., Mayor Andre Sayegh has made numerous campaign contributions to political figures in other towns in North Jersey. From July 28 through Nov. 3, Sayegh made 11 donations to local political groups that are outside Paterson but within the boundaries of […]

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City Council

Meet the candidates for El Paso City Council District 2 election 2024 | #citycouncil

The special election for the District 2 seat on the El Paso City Council is shaping to be a half-a-million-dollar race. Only 4.5% of the district’s 47,762 registered voters cast ballots in the special election on Dec. 9, 2023. That election cost voters around $264,000, or roughly $116.56 per vote. Though city Strategic Communications Director […]

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