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The Manteca Bulletin
Dems’ selective outrage about lenient sentencesas three years of probation and a lifetime on the sex offender registry. Outrag
Dems’ selective outrage about lenient sentences
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
as three years of probation and a lifetime on the sex offender registry. Outraged at this headline-grabbing punishment, 16 Democratic Assembly members and senators wrote to Santa Clara District Attorney Jeff Rosen urging him to appeal the sentence,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
How Airbnb made an enemy of New York's most powerful trade groupto fight Airbnb last week, sparks flew in Albany. In a last-minute blow to the
How Airbnb made an enemy of New York's most powerful trade group
Crain's New York Business / Posted 2 days ago
to fight Airbnb last week, sparks flew in Albany. In a last-minute blow to the tech giant, both the Republican Senate and Democratic Assembly passed a bill that punishes absentee tenants who advertise short-term rentals of their units. The bill... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
How Airbnb made an enemy of New York's most powerful trade groupto fight Airbnb last week, sparks flew in Albany. In a last-minute blow to the
How Airbnb made an enemy of New York's most powerful trade group
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 days ago
to fight Airbnb last week, sparks flew in Albany. In a last-minute blow to the tech giant, both the Republican Senate and Democratic Assembly passed a bill that punishes absentee tenants who advertise short-term rentals of their units. The bill... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Do Albany Ethics Reforms Go Far Enough?was on the state Legislature to pass ethics reforms after former state Senate M
Do Albany Ethics Reforms Go Far Enough?
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 4 days ago
was on the state Legislature to pass ethics reforms after former state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver were sent to prison on corruption charges, but were allowed to keep their pension... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Chris Christie Calls for Equal Funding Per Student in NJthat would benefit under his proposal. The proposal could run into a brick wal
Chris Christie Calls for Equal Funding Per Student in NJ
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
that would benefit under his proposal. The proposal could run into a brick wall, though, in the Democrat-led Legislature. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto called the idea "unconstitutional" and "harmful," while Democratic Assembly budget... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Christie Calls for Equal Funding Per Student in NJthat would benefit under his proposal. The proposal could run into a brick wal
Christie Calls for Equal Funding Per Student in NJ
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
that would benefit under his proposal. The proposal could run into a brick wall, though, in the Democrat-led Legislature. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto called the idea "unconstitutional" and "harmful," while Democratic Assembly budget... Read more
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Newsmax
Christie Calls for Equal Funding Per Student in New Jerseythat would benefit under his proposal. The proposal could run into a brick wal
Christie Calls for Equal Funding Per Student in New Jersey
Newsmax / Posted 5 days ago
that would benefit under his proposal. The proposal could run into a brick wall, though, in the Democrat-led Legislature. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto called the idea "unconstitutional" and "harmful," while Democratic Assembly budget... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Arab Primary Voters Dump Terror-Supporting MKs Zoabi, GhattasBasel Ghattas (l), Haneen Zoabi and Jamal ZahalkaPhoto Credit: Hadas Parush/FLA
Arab Primary Voters Dump Terror-Supporting MKs Zoabi, Ghattas
The Jewish Press / Posted 9 days ago
Basel Ghattas (l), Haneen Zoabi and Jamal ZahalkaPhoto Credit: Hadas Parush/FLASH90 MK Hanin Zoabi, whose National Democratic Assembly (Balad) party is one of the three partner factions making up the Joint Arab List, has been the most frequent... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Final deals proving elusive for NY lawmakersamendment.Stripping the pensions of crooked lawmakers became a popular proposal
Final deals proving elusive for NY lawmakers
MPNnow.com / Posted 10 days ago
amendment.Stripping the pensions of crooked lawmakers became a popular proposal after unrelated scandals involving former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Republican Senate Leader Dean Skelos, who remained eligible for their... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Democrats bullish in efforts to regain power in LegislatureDemocrats lacked power when they were outnumbered 17 to 25 in the Assembly and
Democrats bullish in efforts to regain power in Legislature
KTVN Reno / Posted 10 days ago
Democrats lacked power when they were outnumbered 17 to 25 in the Assembly and 10 to 11 in the Senate last session. Democratic Assembly Leader Irene Bustamante Adams says Democratic campaigns up and down the ticket are better coordinating... Read more
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Daily Journal
Blacks well represented in NJ, but fight continueslegislators in the Hispanic caucus and they'll say we have a long way to go but
Blacks well represented in NJ, but fight continues
Daily Journal / Posted 10 days ago
legislators in the Hispanic caucus and they'll say we have a long way to go but we're working on it." She pointed to Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, a Cuban-American, as an example of Hispanic residents moving up the state... Read more
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Philly.com
Blacks well represented in New Jersey, but fight continueslegislators in the Hispanic caucus and they'll say we have a long way to go but
Blacks well represented in New Jersey, but fight continues
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
legislators in the Hispanic caucus and they'll say we have a long way to go but we're working on it." She pointed to Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, a Cuban-American, as an example of Hispanic residents moving up the state... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
State could make it illegal for New Yorkers to list short-term rentals on AirbnbThe proposed penalties range from up to $1,000 for a first offense to $7,500 fo
State could make it illegal for New Yorkers to list short-term rentals on Airbnb
Crain's New York Business / Posted 11 days ago
The proposed penalties range from up to $1,000 for a first offense to $7,500 for third and subsequent violations. The Democratic Assembly member and Republican senator pushing for it agreed to a joint bill, propelling the legislation forward,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
State could make it illegal for New Yorkers to post certain Airbnb adsThe proposed penalties range from up to $1,000 for a first offense to $7,500 fo
State could make it illegal for New Yorkers to post certain Airbnb ads
Crain's New York Business / Posted 12 days ago
The proposed penalties range from up to $1,000 for a first offense to $7,500 for third and subsequent violations. The Democratic Assembly member and Republican senator pushing for it agreed to a joint bill, propelling the legislation forward,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
State could make it illegal for New Yorkers to post on AirbnbThe proposed penalties range from up to $1,000 for a first offense to $7,500 fo
State could make it illegal for New Yorkers to post on Airbnb
Crain's New York Business / Posted 12 days ago
The proposed penalties range from up to $1,000 for a first offense to $7,500 for third and subsequent violations. The Democratic Assembly member and Republican senator pushing for it agreed to a joint bill, propelling the legislation forward,... Read more
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MPNnow.com
NY may expand access to breast cancer screeningis cancer-free after a double mastectomy.The measure is almost certain to pass
NY may expand access to breast cancer screening
MPNnow.com / Posted 13 days ago
is cancer-free after a double mastectomy.The measure is almost certain to pass easily because it has the support of Cuomo, Democratic Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Republican Senate Leader John Flanagan."I am pleased that we have reached a... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
New York poised to expand access to breast cancer screeningcancer free after a double mastectomy. The measure is almost certain to pass e
New York poised to expand access to breast cancer screening
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
cancer free after a double mastectomy. The measure is almost certain to pass easily because it has the support of Cuomo, Democratic Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Republican Senate Leader John Flanagan. "I am pleased that we have reached a... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Abortion? Really?codify the constitutional abortion rights already granted to women under the la
Abortion? Really?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 17 days ago
codify the constitutional abortion rights already granted to women under the landmark Roe v. Wade decision of 1973. Why the Democratic Assembly feels the need to codify what is already law is a mystery, except the fact abortion rights are a key part... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are These Child Steps to a Coalition?Welshman Ncube's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC); the Renewal Democrats of
Are These Child Steps to a Coalition?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Welshman Ncube's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC); the Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) led by Elton Mangoma; the Democratic Assembly for Restoration and Empowerment (DARE) headed by Gilbert Dzikiti and Farai Mbira's Zimbabweans United for... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY Senate boss 'confident' mayor will keep school controlschools. Republican Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan said on public radio
NY Senate boss 'confident' mayor will keep school control
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 18 days ago
schools. Republican Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan said on public radio Wednesday that there's still time for him, Democratic Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, to strike a deal on renewing mayoral control of... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Senate Leader Flanagan wants limit on de Blasio's control over city schoolslawmakers pass an extension. After a meeting Monday with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Re
Senate Leader Flanagan wants limit on de Blasio's control over city schools
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
lawmakers pass an extension. After a meeting Monday with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Republican Senate Leader John Flanagan and Democratic Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said they are working to negotiate an agreement. The Assembly and the Democratic... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY Senate leader: Limit de Blasio's control over NYC schoolslawmakers pass an extension. After a meeting Monday with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Re
NY Senate leader: Limit de Blasio's control over NYC schools
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 20 days ago
lawmakers pass an extension. After a meeting Monday with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Republican Senate Leader John Flanagan and Democratic Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said they are working to negotiate an agreement. The Assembly and the Democratic... Read more
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Raw Story
Ancient Greeks would not recognize our ‘democracy’ – they’d see an ‘oligarchy’actually to share political power, to rule on an almost day-to-day basis. In t
Ancient Greeks would not recognize our ‘democracy’ – they’d see an ‘oligarchy’
Raw Story / Posted 23 days ago
actually to share political power, to rule on an almost day-to-day basis. In the fourth century BC(E), the Athenian democratic assembly of 6,000-plus adult male citizens met on average every nine days or so. It was government by mass... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Age of Lone Ranger, Knight Rider Political Activists(Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe); Welshman Ncube (MDC); Farai Mbira (Zimbabweans
Age of Lone Ranger, Knight Rider Political Activists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
(Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe); Welshman Ncube (MDC); Farai Mbira (Zimbabweans United for Democracy); and Gilbert Dzikiti (Democratic Assembly for Restoration and Empowerment). These are considered "smaller" parties - and there are even more in... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Letter: Edelson, We need a commissioner who caresreversed herself on key issues like the Henderson Mine tax break and her own pa
Letter: Edelson, We need a commissioner who cares
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
reversed herself on key issues like the Henderson Mine tax break and her own pay raise, and didn’t even show up at the Democratic Assembly to receive her own nomination. This lack of care wastes everyone else’s energy and causes needless... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe: Five opposition parties form coalition to challenge President Mugabe in 2018 poll (RDZ) led by Elton Mangoma, the MDC-led by Welshman Ncube, Farai Mbira's Zimbab
Zimbabwe: Five opposition parties form coalition to challenge President Mugabe in 2018 poll
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
(RDZ) led by Elton Mangoma, the MDC-led by Welshman Ncube, Farai Mbira's Zimbabweans United for Democracy (ZUNDE) and the Democratic Assembly for Restoration and Empowerment (DARE). Gilbert Dzikiti, who heads DARE, was named chairman of the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Smaller Zim opposition parties launch coalitionfor President and other positions, from local government elections up to legisl
Smaller Zim opposition parties launch coalition
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
for President and other positions, from local government elections up to legislators. The agreement was signed by Democratic Assembly for Restoration of the Economy (DARE) President, Gilbert Dzikiti, MDC-N President, Welshman Ncube,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Parties Seal Coalition Deal Ahead of 2018 Pollsthe MDC-led by Welshman Ncube and Farai Mbira's Zimbabweans United for Democrac
Opposition Parties Seal Coalition Deal Ahead of 2018 Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
the MDC-led by Welshman Ncube and Farai Mbira's Zimbabweans United for Democracy (ZUNDE). Also joining up were the Democratic Assembly for Restoration and Empowerment (DARE) led by Gilbert Dzikiti who was also named chairman of the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Smaller Zimbabwe opposition parties launch coalitionfor President and other positions, from local government elections up to legisl
Smaller Zimbabwe opposition parties launch coalition
Mail & Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
for President and other positions, from local government elections up to legislators. The agreement was signed by Democratic Assembly for Restoration of the Economy (DARE) President, Gilbert Dzikiti, MDC-N President, Welshman Ncube,... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Makoni, Ncube, RDZ seal coalition dealthe MDC-led by Welshman Ncube and Farai Mbira’s Zimbabweans United for Democrac
Makoni, Ncube, RDZ seal coalition deal
New Zimbabwe / Posted 26 days ago
the MDC-led by Welshman Ncube and Farai Mbira’s Zimbabweans United for Democracy (ZUNDE). Also joining up were the Democratic Assembly for Restoration and Empowerment (DARE) led by Gilbert Dzikiti who was also chairman of the... Read more
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Daily Record
Broaden perspective on pipeline projectswill at least raise the profile of the debate over how these projects are and s
Broaden perspective on pipeline projects
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
will at least raise the profile of the debate over how these projects are and should be considered. Sponsored by three Democratic Assembly members from Central Jersey — Reed Gusciora, Daniel Benson and Elizabeth Maher Muoio — the resolution... Read more
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Salon.com
Why turnout matters, even in true-blue districts: Large margins of victory make politicians more responsive to progressive goalsJeffrey B. Lewis and Seth Masket finds that after a 2003 recall election in Cal
Why turnout matters, even in true-blue districts: Large margins of victory make politicians more responsive to progressive goals
Salon.com / Posted 28 days ago
Jeffrey B. Lewis and Seth Masket finds that after a 2003 recall election in California recalled the Democratic governor, Democratic assembly members shifted their votes to the left. Previous research by political scientists Daniel Butler and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10 Parties Pay Nomination Feesparties have paid 50 per cent of the nominations fees and these are Forum for D
10 Parties Pay Nomination Fees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
parties have paid 50 per cent of the nominations fees and these are Forum for Democracy and Development (FDD), Green Party, Democratic Assembly, People's Alliance for Change, United National Independence Party, United Progressive People, Movement... Read more
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Daily Record
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic CityRepublican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal “huge.” “We want people to kno
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic City
Daily Record / Posted 29 days ago
Republican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal “huge.” “We want people to know the shore is open for business,” he said. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto hailed the legislative passage as an improvement over an earlier Senate- and... Read more
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Philly.com
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic CityRepublican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to kno
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic City
Philly.com / Posted 30 days ago
Republican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to know the shore is open for business," he said. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto hailed the legislative passage as an improvement over an earlier Senate- and... Read more
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Salon.com
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic CityRepublican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal “huge.” “We want people to kno
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic City
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
Republican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal “huge.” “We want people to know the shore is open for business,” he said. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto hailed the legislative passage as an improvement over an earlier Senate- and... Read more
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Daily Herald
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic CityRepublican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to kno
Governor signs financial rescue package for Atlantic City
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Republican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to know the shore is open for business," he said. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto hailed the legislative passage as an improvement over an earlier Senate- and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Atlantic City bailout signedRepublican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to kno
Atlantic City bailout signed
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
Republican mayor, Don Guardian, called the deal "huge." "We want people to know the shore is open for business," he said. Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto hailed the legislative passage as an improvement over an earlier Senate- and... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Aiming for Novemberare hoping to replace Sen. Carol Liu, who is terming out of office after servin
Aiming for November
Pasadena Weekly / Posted a month ago
are hoping to replace Sen. Carol Liu, who is terming out of office after serving eight years in Sacramento. Meanwhile, Democratic Assembly member Chris Holden, a former member of the Pasadena City Council, faces re-election to a third... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Gov. Andrew Cuomo set to sign law expempting tampons from New York sales taxsanitary napkins and panty liners from the 4 percent state sales tax and local
Gov. Andrew Cuomo set to sign law expempting tampons from New York sales tax
WPIX 11 New York / Posted a month ago
sanitary napkins and panty liners from the 4 percent state sales tax and local taxes that generally are about 5 percent. Democratic Assembly member Linda Rosenthal says the bill isn’t limited to those items and would exempt future menstrual... Read more
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