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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
SC Senate approves budgettheir spending plans for the fiscal year beginning July 1 to the House. "I'm e
SC Senate approves budget
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 16 minutes ago
their spending plans for the fiscal year beginning July 1 to the House. "I'm extremely happy," said Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence. "We met a lot of needs of the people of this state. We couldn't meet them... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Bill aims to reduce number of out-of-school suspensionsloss of 354 instructional years, or $22.5 million dollars in instructional minu
Bill aims to reduce number of out-of-school suspensions
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 36 minutes ago
loss of 354 instructional years, or $22.5 million dollars in instructional minutes,” said Rep. Walt Leger, D-House Speaker Pro Tem. Leger authored House Bill 833 which was being discussed before the House Education Committee. It calls for a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Feds say N.C. bathroom law violates civil rightsguess President Obama, in his final months in office, has decided to take up th
Feds say N.C. bathroom law violates civil rights
TribLIVE / Posted an hour ago
guess President Obama, in his final months in office, has decided to take up this ultraliberal agenda.” Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger called the ruling “a gross overreach that deserves to be struck down in federal court.” Show commenting... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder won't ask voters to OK exemption to 55-foot height limitabandoning the idea of the rooftop deck and instead focusing on the potential o
Boulder won't ask voters to OK exemption to 55-foot height limit
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted an hour ago
abandoning the idea of the rooftop deck and instead focusing on the potential of the future building's first floor. Mayor Pro Tem Mary Young felt that wasn't a good enough compromise. "The rooftop access was (and still is) a critical feature and... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Lawmakers file bill to eliminate tax rebates for at-risk oil wellsfiled Monday would eliminate tax rebates that oil producers receive for economi
Lawmakers file bill to eliminate tax rebates for at-risk oil wells
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 3 hours ago
filed Monday would eliminate tax rebates that oil producers receive for economically at-risk oil wells. President pro tem Brian Bingman and House Speaker Jeff Hickman filed Senate Bill 1577 on Monday. The bill would eliminate tax rebates... Read more
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Al.com
Hubbard lawyer says plea deal rumors are bogusin jail and the potential targets Hubbard would testify against — Bentley, form
Hubbard lawyer says plea deal rumors are bogus
Al.com / Posted 5 hours ago
in jail and the potential targets Hubbard would testify against — Bentley, former Alabama Gov. Bob Riley and Alabama Senate Pro Tem Del Marsh. On Wednesday, Watkins said on Facebook that he'd had a conversation with Baxley, but that post focused... Read more
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Island Packet
Hilton Head seeks legal opinion on problematic, subdivided unitsdid not violate the National Electric Code, town zoning or the town’s land mana
Hilton Head seeks legal opinion on problematic, subdivided units
Island Packet / Posted 9 hours ago
did not violate the National Electric Code, town zoning or the town’s land management ordinance. Four months later, Mayor Pro Tem Bill Harkins suggested the town seek an outside legal opinion, which town council approved on April 19, voting to... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Former Arkansas Senator Reports to Prison for 18-Month TermLITTLE ROCK - A former Arkansas Senate president pro tem has reported to federa
Former Arkansas Senator Reports to Prison for 18-Month Term
Arkansas Business / Posted 15 hours ago
LITTLE ROCK - A former Arkansas Senate president pro tem has reported to federal prison to begin serving an 18-month sentence for spending more than $150,000 in campaign funds on personal items. Former Sen. Paul Bookout is being held in an... Read more
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WestportNow
Democrats, Governor Strike Budget DealMinority Leader Len Fasano, R-North Haven, exchanged insults outside the Capito
Democrats, Governor Strike Budget Deal
WestportNow / Posted 22 hours ago
Minority Leader Len Fasano, R-North Haven, exchanged insults outside the Capitol press room. Sharkey and Senate President Pro Tem Martin M. Looney, D-New Haven, largely glossed over the spending cuts necessary to balance the budget, focusing... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
$7.5B SC budget covers counties' ice storm costsdistribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties that were coated in up to an inch
$7.5B SC budget covers counties' ice storm costs
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 23 hours ago
distribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties that were coated in up to an inch of ice in February 2014. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman said the $4 million provided in the current budget covered just 25 percent of counties' expenses not... Read more
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Al.com
Fate of Gov. Robert Bentley's prison plan going down to the wiresource for paying the bond debt. That could reduce the interest rate the state
Fate of Gov. Robert Bentley's prison plan going down to the wire
Al.com / Posted 23 hours ago
source for paying the bond debt. That could reduce the interest rate the state would pay on the bonds. Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, R-Anniston, said today he wanted to delete any use of funding that goes to Veterans Affairs from the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
$7.5B budget covers counties' ice storm costsdistribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties that were coated in up to an inch
$7.5B budget covers counties' ice storm costs
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
distribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties that were coated in up to an inch of ice in February 2014. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman said the $4 million provided in the current budget covered just 25 percent of counties' expenses not... Read more
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Daily Herald
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesattacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through pr
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
attacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through previous election cycles. Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne faces criticism from social conservatives for pushing an unsuccessful proposal this year... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Council rejects further fee reductionsjobs. The problem is the folks who have jobs don't live in Barstow. That's the
Council rejects further fee reductions
Desert Dispatch / Posted yesterday
jobs. The problem is the folks who have jobs don't live in Barstow. That's the reason for the stimulation in housing."Mayor Pro Tem Timothy Silva was concerned with how any reduction in fees would affect the general fund."If we look at the project... Read more
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Island Packet
State Senate leader Long wins primary contestchallenger who criticized his handling of contentious issues in the GOP-dominat
State Senate leader Long wins primary contest
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
challenger who criticized his handling of contentious issues in the GOP-dominated General Assembly. Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne has been among the top Republican power brokers at the Statehouse over the past... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Jose Case surprised with new scooter after community raises fundsdirection. City Councilman Jeff Miller walked Case inside the coffee shop for a
Jose Case surprised with new scooter after community raises funds
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
direction. City Councilman Jeff Miller walked Case inside the coffee shop for a bottled water. When they came out, Mayor Pro Tem Steve Caraker declared May 3, 2016 as "Jose Day" in the city. Shortly afterward, a pearl blue 2016 Honda... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costsdistribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties that were coated in up to an inch
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
distribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties that were coated in up to an inch of ice in February 2014. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman said the $4 million provided in the current budget covered just 25 percent of counties' expenses not... Read more
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Roll Call
Despite Rebukes, Ted Cruz Doubles Down on Charge McConnell LiedUpdated 5:05 p.m. | The Senate opened Sunday with a reading by the Senate Presi
Despite Rebukes, Ted Cruz Doubles Down on Charge McConnell Lied
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Updated 5:05 p.m. | The Senate opened Sunday with a reading by the Senate President Pro Tem Orrin G. Hatch of the Senate's rules of decorum, in an apparent rebuke of Sen. Ted Cruz calling Majority Leader Mitch McConnell a liar on Friday. And things... Read more
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Hartford Courant
How Malloy And Lawmakers Stuck To Their Resolve On Taxes And Layoffsin 2011. Maybe liberal Democrats would rise up like they did in the early 2000
How Malloy And Lawmakers Stuck To Their Resolve On Taxes And Layoffs
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
in 2011. Maybe liberal Democrats would rise up like they did in the early 2000s, forcing then-Gov. John G. Rowland to compromise. Maybe the state employee bargaining coalition would offer pension and health coverage givebacks as they saw... Read more
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Broomfield Enterprise
Half-million dollar homes approved for Anthemneighborhood in Anthem that's in Ward 5, so I want to welcome my Ward 5 counter
Half-million dollar homes approved for Anthem
Broomfield Enterprise / Posted yesterday
neighborhood in Anthem that's in Ward 5, so I want to welcome my Ward 5 counter parts here to the Anthem debate," Mayor Pro Tem Greg Stokes said. Residents showed up to say the new homes would obstruct their views and create more traffic on... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted yesterday
2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman says the $4 million provided in the current budget covered just 25 percent of expenses not paid with... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman says the $4 million provided in the current budget covered just 25 percent of expenses not paid with... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman says the $4 million provided in the current budget covered just 25 percent of expenses not paid with... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman says the $4 million provided in the current budget covered just 25 percent of expenses not paid with... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly
Senators' $7.5B budget covers counties' 2014 ice storm costs
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
2014 ice storm. The plan tentatively approved Tuesday would distribute nearly $12 million to 22 counties. Senate President Pro Tem Hugh Leatherman says the $4 million provided in the current budget covered just 25 percent of expenses not paid with... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Legislature passes University of Missouri review commissionexpected to recommend changes for the system by the end of the year. The Repub
Legislature passes University of Missouri review commission
KOMU Columbia / Posted yesterday
expected to recommend changes for the system by the end of the year. The Republican House speaker and the Senate president pro tem will appoint members. The measure has received pushback from some Democrats who say their party should also be... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Legislature passes University of Missouri review commissionexpected to recommend changes for the system by the end of the year. The Repub
Legislature passes University of Missouri review commission
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
expected to recommend changes for the system by the end of the year. The Republican House speaker and the Senate president pro tem will appoint members. The measure has received pushback from some Democrats who say their party should also be... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Lawmakers approve University of Missouri review commissionexpected to recommend changes for the system by the end of the year. The Repub
Lawmakers approve University of Missouri review commission
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
expected to recommend changes for the system by the end of the year. The Republican House speaker and the Senate president pro tem will appoint members. The measure has received pushback from some Democrats who say their party should also be... Read more
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The Tonganoxie Mirror
Tonganoxie City Council's Reed to challenge O'Brien for Kansas House seatbut it requires a willingness from both Republicans and Democrats to listen and
Tonganoxie City Council's Reed to challenge O'Brien for Kansas House seat
The Tonganoxie Mirror / Posted yesterday
but it requires a willingness from both Republicans and Democrats to listen and compromise." Reed serves as mayor pro tem and co-chair of both the infrastructure committee and the Tonganoxie Sesquicentennial Festival Committee for the city... Read more
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Breitbart
Indiana Boasts Record Turnout for Early Voting in Presidential Primariesattacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through pr
Indiana Boasts Record Turnout for Early Voting in Presidential Primaries
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
attacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through previous election cycles. Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne faces criticism from social conservatives for pushing an unsuccessful proposal this year... Read more
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The News & Observer
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesattacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through pr
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
attacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through previous election cycles. Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne faces criticism from social conservatives for pushing an unsuccessful proposal this year... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesattacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through pr
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted yesterday
attacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through previous election cycles. Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne faces criticism from social conservatives for pushing an unsuccessful proposal this year... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesattacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through pr
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
attacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through previous election cycles. Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne faces criticism from social conservatives for pushing an unsuccessful proposal this year... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Ritzler bids council farewellMark Hayes said Ritzler had been a historically significant council member, ser
Ritzler bids council farewell
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Mark Hayes said Ritzler had been a historically significant council member, serving as the board's first female president pro tem, which he called a "landmark" achievement. Councilman Joe Hartzell expressed his appreciation for Ritzler's... Read more
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The Columbian
Organizers say salary petition drive off to great startfrom $27,600 to $60,000 a year. City councilors’ pay is rising by 50 percent, f
Organizers say salary petition drive off to great start
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
from $27,600 to $60,000 a year. City councilors’ pay is rising by 50 percent, from $21,600 to $32,496 a year. The mayor pro tem, a councilor who fills in when the mayor is unavailable, will see a pay boost from $24,000 to $37,500 a year, a 56... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona House, Senate signal budget agreementfirst thing Tuesday after another day of closed-door negotiations. "It looks l
Arizona House, Senate signal budget agreement
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
first thing Tuesday after another day of closed-door negotiations. "It looks like things are moving along nicely," Speaker Pro Tem Bob Robson, R-Chandler, told fellow House members. Staff will work this evening on amendments and procedural moves... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
City to add 22 firefighters, police officersto buy the land on which the project will sit. The city will own the eventual n
City to add 22 firefighters, police officers
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 2 days ago
to buy the land on which the project will sit. The city will own the eventual new buildings that are constructed. Mayor Pro Tem Greg Smith said the project will be positive for the city by creating an important "gateway" to the city's... Read more
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Daily Herald
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesattacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through pr
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
attacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through previous election cycles. Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne faces criticism from social conservatives for pushing an unsuccessful proposal this year... Read more
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FOX News
California Lt. Gov. Newsom, lawmakers on collision course over gun controlby the Legislature.” The signatures still must be validated. But leading lawm
California Lt. Gov. Newsom, lawmakers on collision course over gun control
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
by the Legislature.” The signatures still must be validated. But leading lawmakers, including Democratic Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon, say they are working to address these issues legislatively. In addition, the mandate is extremely... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesattacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through pr
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 2 days ago
attacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through previous election cycles. Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne faces criticism from social conservatives for pushing an unsuccessful proposal this year... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top racesattacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through pr
Indiana primary draws record early voting with top races
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
attacking them over legislative moves in recent years after breezing through previous election cycles. Senate President Pro Tem David Long of Fort Wayne faces criticism from social conservatives for pushing an unsuccessful proposal this year... Read more
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The Mercury News
Jim Beall needed by Silicon Valley in State Senate District 15at no cost to the state. Brown vetoed it, along with other housing bills. Now B
Jim Beall needed by Silicon Valley in State Senate District 15
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
at no cost to the state. Brown vetoed it, along with other housing bills. Now Beall is working with State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León on a housing package, including bringing back the tax credits. He's optimistic this time around. Beall... Read more
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The Advocate
Several Metro Council members voice support, concern for embattled East Baton Rouge Redevelopment AuthorityCouncil on Tuesday was approving the use of grants for local nonprofits to deve
Several Metro Council members voice support, concern for embattled East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authority
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Council on Tuesday was approving the use of grants for local nonprofits to develop low-income housing projects when Mayor Pro Tem Chandler Loupe took note of the role the Redevelopment Authority played in the projects. The authority was able to... Read more
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Orange County Register
Gardner demands resignation of two fellow Lake Forest council members targeted for recalltwo of his council colleagues who are targets of an ongoing recall effort. Gar
Gardner demands resignation of two fellow Lake Forest council members targeted for recall
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
two of his council colleagues who are targets of an ongoing recall effort. Gardner said if Mayor Andrew Hamilton and Mayor Pro Tem Scott Voigts resign now, they can spare the city a costly special election that could take place contingent on the... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Houston fast food restaurants join Mayor Turner's Hire Houston Youth programHOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner, Vice Mayor Pro Tem Jerry Davis, McDonalds, Ja
Houston fast food restaurants join Mayor Turner's Hire Houston Youth program
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 2 days ago
HOUSTON - Mayor Sylvester Turner, Vice Mayor Pro Tem Jerry Davis, McDonalds, Jack in the Box, Whataburger, Cash America, Walgreens and CST Brands are holding a news conference to announce the expansion of Mayor Turner's Hire Houston Youth Summer Jobs... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Commission changes sign ordinancebe good for all different places that they could have a couple different option
Commission changes sign ordinance
The Mining Journal / Posted 2 days ago
be good for all different places that they could have a couple different options, because right now they have one," Mayor Pro Tem Sarah Reynolds said. Approval of the amendment was recommended by the city's planning commission, which unanimously... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Who Wore Gucci, And Who Wore Wisdomhis wife wore an, airy knee-length coral number that was perfect for dancing th
Who Wore Gucci, And Who Wore Wisdom
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 days ago
his wife wore an, airy knee-length coral number that was perfect for dancing the night away. Board of Alders President Pro Tem Jeanette Morrison and President Tyisha Walker went with old Hollywood glamour in their floor-length gowns, of pink... Read more
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The Mercury News
19 council candidates and two measures shape June ballotThe new committee has ties to John Shallman, a political consultant that ran ca
19 council candidates and two measures shape June ballot
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
The new committee has ties to John Shallman, a political consultant that ran campaigns for Carrasco's ex, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León. In the race to succeed Kalra for the District 2 seat, Sergio Jimenez, an investigator at the Santa... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Pat McCrory, Jennifer Roberts both getting blamed for HB2Kelly File.” So they’re easy targets. Shortly after PayPal’s announcement, Hou
Pat McCrory, Jennifer Roberts both getting blamed for HB2
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
Kelly File.” So they’re easy targets. Shortly after PayPal’s announcement, House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, both Republicans, issued a joint statement blaming Roberts “and the far-left Political Correctness Mob... Read more
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Orange County Register
OC Watchdog: Weak audits endanger public purseand salary adjustments to make sure everything adds up and is authorized. In a
OC Watchdog: Weak audits endanger public purse
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
and salary adjustments to make sure everything adds up and is authorized. In addition, each year, the mayor and mayor pro tem pick two areas that will get a deeper review of internal controls. Those might be scrutinizing transfers in and out... Read more
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