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The Sacramento Bee
Oakland man sentenced in Sacramento animal cruelty caseThe legislation, Senate Bill 1395, proposed by a high school student in his dis
Oakland man sentenced in Sacramento animal cruelty case
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
The legislation, Senate Bill 1395, proposed by a high school student in his district, failed to move out of the Senate’s Public Safety Committee. “There’s no consequence for treating an animal in this way,” Stone said Friday. “We shouldn’t have... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Penalties to be lightened under compromise on MN drug sentencing...really need to be in prison will be going to prison.” State Rep. Tony Cornish,
Penalties to be lightened under compromise on MN drug sentencing...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted yesterday
really need to be in prison will be going to prison.” State Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Vernon Center, who chairs the House’s public safety committee, also said he supports the agreement. “If law enforcement is satisfied, I’m satisfied,” Cornish... Read more
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Boston Globe
Residents question police about body cameras proposalthe exercise of running technology?” That was an issue that needed to be discu
Residents question police about body cameras proposal
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
the exercise of running technology?” That was an issue that needed to be discussed, said Campbell, chairwoman of the public safety committee, who hosted the meeting. The meeting was the last of three held this week as part of the city’s... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Thousands removed from Maine Sex Offender Registryto sex offenders sentenced since 1982. State Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, cha
Thousands removed from Maine Sex Offender Registry
WMTW Portland / Posted 2 days ago
to sex offenders sentenced since 1982. State Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, chaired the state's Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee while the registry underwent significant changes in the mid-2000s. "The sex offender registry that... Read more
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Los Banos Enterprise
Sheriff, DA join in criticism of countyhas made large investments in equipment and projects for the Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff, DA join in criticism of county
Los Banos Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
has made large investments in equipment and projects for the Sheriff’s Office. Walsh also recommended reintroducing a public safety committee. The sheriff and DA said they were unaware such a group exists. District 1 Supervisor John Pedrozo... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Larger no-wake zone suggested for May RiverFactory Park. After Pringle explained it at their Tuesday meeting, members of
Larger no-wake zone suggested for May River
Bluffton Today / Posted 2 days ago
Factory Park. After Pringle explained it at their Tuesday meeting, members of the May River Watershed Action Plan advisory committee voted to recommend Town Council consider the information in his proposal. The town currently plans to ask for a... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Officers push for open carry permit billAssembly to pass this bill before the session ends next week." Officials said
Officers push for open carry permit bill
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
Assembly to pass this bill before the session ends next week." Officials said the bill passed by a vote of 16 to 9 in the Public Safety Committee of the General Assembly. It's now awaiting action by the House of Representatives. The legislative... Read more
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Denver Post
Major violent crime is up in Aurora, but arrests are down. Here's whybut there doesn't seem to be any logical reason why," said Aurora City Councilw
Major violent crime is up in Aurora, but arrests are down. Here's why
Denver Post / Posted 2 days ago
but there doesn't seem to be any logical reason why," said Aurora City Councilwoman Barb Cleland, chairwoman of the city's public safety committee. "Most crimes are going up." In 2015, there were 24 murders committed in the city, compared with 11... Read more
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Denver Post
Major violent crime is up in Aurora, but arrests are down. Here's whybut there doesn't seem to be any logical reason why," said Aurora City Councilw
Major violent crime is up in Aurora, but arrests are down. Here's why
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
but there doesn't seem to be any logical reason why," said Aurora City Councilwoman Barb Cleland, chairwoman of the city's public safety committee. "Most crimes are going up." In 2015, there were 24 murders committed in the city, compared with 11... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Gun control bills draw large crowd at Minnesota Legislatureinformation about gun sales. But Latz's counterpart in the House, Rep. Tony Co
Gun control bills draw large crowd at Minnesota Legislature
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
information about gun sales. But Latz's counterpart in the House, Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Vernon Center, who chairs the public safety committee, reiterated this week that no gun bill will be heard in his committee this session. "This is a dog... Read more
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East Bay Express
Rebecca Kaplan Urges State Legislature to Remove Cannabis Industry Restrictions for Ex-Offenderseffect until 2018, Oakland has time to set the tone for a more inclusive policy
Rebecca Kaplan Urges State Legislature to Remove Cannabis Industry Restrictions for Ex-Offenders
East Bay Express / Posted 4 days ago
effect until 2018, Oakland has time to set the tone for a more inclusive policy. In advance of the Oakland City Council's Public Safety Committee tonight where the city will weigh options to create new categories of licenses for pot businesses... Read more
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The Post-Journal
County Calling On State To Pay Mandated $30K DA Pay Increase$193,000. "I am not crazy about motions, but this is actually a good one," sai
County Calling On State To Pay Mandated $30K DA Pay Increase
The Post-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
$193,000. "I am not crazy about motions, but this is actually a good one," said Terry Niebel, R-Sheridan, during a recent Public Safety Committee meeting. "We already had our budget in place and this is retroactive and they are not funding... Read more
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Boston Globe
Concerns raised about police body camerassix-month program. City Councilors Andrea Campbell and Timothy McCarthy, the c
Concerns raised about police body cameras
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
six-month program. City Councilors Andrea Campbell and Timothy McCarthy, the chair and vice-chair, respectively, of the public safety committee, hosted the meeting at the Roslindale Community Center with the Social Justice Task Force, a group of... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
EMS services in Hawkins County say longer contract neededmade a motion to extend the next contract from one year to five, but the decisi
EMS services in Hawkins County say longer contract needed
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
made a motion to extend the next contract from one year to five, but the decision was tabled and the resolution sent to the public safety committee. Committee chair Stacy Vaughan says they want to do more research. "You wouldn't want to get... Read more
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East Bay Express
Medical Weed Boom; Hotel Minimum Wage Controversy; Bicycle Master PlanAt the Oakland City Council finance and public safety committee meetings this w
Medical Weed Boom; Hotel Minimum Wage Controversy; Bicycle Master Plan
East Bay Express / Posted 5 days ago
At the Oakland City Council finance and public safety committee meetings this week, city leaders will hear about various options to fertilize this budding economy. City staff is proposing to amend Oakland's existing medical cannabis laws to align... Read more
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KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News
Plan allowing San Jose landlords to evict tenants after arrest has been droppedput in place that will focus mostly on education and crime prevention. The one
Plan allowing San Jose landlords to evict tenants after arrest has been dropped
KLIV 1590 Silicon Valley News / Posted 5 days ago
put in place that will focus mostly on education and crime prevention. The one-year pilot will start in Khamis’ district, the Hoffman-Via Monte neighborhood. The plan is scheduled to go before the city council’s Public Safety Committee next m... Read more
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ajc.com
DeKalb County city wants to ban e-cigarettes, decriminalize...to ban e-cigarette smoking indoors and decriminalize possession of marijuana.
DeKalb County city wants to ban e-cigarettes, decriminalize...
ajc.com / Posted 6 days ago
to ban e-cigarette smoking indoors and decriminalize possession of marijuana. Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry and the city’s public safety committee discussed on Thursday the consequences of marijuana possession, which Terry said arrests for are an... Read more
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Daily Record
Barnes expects to leave NJ Senate on MondayCommittee and State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Commi
Barnes expects to leave NJ Senate on Monday
Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Committee and State Government, Wagering, Tourism & Historic Preservation Committee. He is the vice chair of the Law and Public Safety Committee. Barnes served on the Edison Township Council from 1996 to 2007. He was a member of the Planning... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Clarkston mayor hopes to 'de-prioritize' pot punishmentare giving someone the help that they may need,” said mayor Ted Terry. This pl
Clarkston mayor hopes to 'de-prioritize' pot punishment
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
are giving someone the help that they may need,” said mayor Ted Terry. This plan was discussed before the city council’s public safety committee meeting on Friday night. That’s a first. Next it must be introduced before the full council. The full... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Lansing City Council Working On Draft of Medical Pot Ordinancethere's vetting of applicants," Lansing City Council 3rd Ward Member Adam Hussa
Lansing City Council Working On Draft of Medical Pot Ordinance
News 10 WILX / Posted 8 days ago
there's vetting of applicants," Lansing City Council 3rd Ward Member Adam Hussain said. But first, the city council's public safety committee has to iron out the details. "There's some issues with the ordinance, the way it's written, there's... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
LePage vetoes bill to bail out county jailsa tax shift on to local communities,” said Rep. Lori Fowle, D-Vassalboro, House
LePage vetoes bill to bail out county jails
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
a tax shift on to local communities,” said Rep. Lori Fowle, D-Vassalboro, House chairwoman of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee. Legislators will return to the State House on April 29 to vote on this and other vetoes LePage has... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Council to vote on medical marijuana moratorium May 2Lansing City Council is set to vote on the mayor's proposed moratorium on medic
Council to vote on medical marijuana moratorium May 2
News 10 WILX / Posted 8 days ago
Lansing City Council is set to vote on the mayor's proposed moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries on May 2. The public safety committee approved it Friday, just day's after the mayor asked them to ban new pot shops from... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
West Paterson First Aid Squad now has paid employeesJoseph Spinelli, especially because he noted many cases are a matter of life or
West Paterson First Aid Squad now has paid employees
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
Joseph Spinelli, especially because he noted many cases are a matter of life or death. Spinelli is chair of the council's public safety committee. Having per diem members has been a goal the squad has had since 2013. In the past, the squad had a... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Casino legislation unlikely this yearcompletion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-
Casino legislation unlikely this year
Greenwich Time / Posted 9 days ago
completion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-West Haven, co-chairman of the legislative Public Safety Committee, where most gambling-related legislation emerges. “Every time that we look at the expansion of gaming... Read more
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The News-Times
Casino legislation unlikely this yearcompletion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-
Casino legislation unlikely this year
The News-Times / Posted 9 days ago
completion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-West Haven, co-chairman of the legislative Public Safety Committee, where most gambling-related legislation emerges. “Every time that we look at the expansion of gaming... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Casino legislation unlikely this yearcompletion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-
Casino legislation unlikely this year
Darien News-Review / Posted 9 days ago
completion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-West Haven, co-chairman of the legislative Public Safety Committee, where most gambling-related legislation emerges. “Every time that we look at the expansion of gaming... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Casino legislation unlikely this yearcompletion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-
Casino legislation unlikely this year
Stamford Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
completion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-West Haven, co-chairman of the legislative Public Safety Committee, where most gambling-related legislation emerges. “Every time that we look at the expansion of gaming... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Casino legislation unlikely this yearcompletion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-
Casino legislation unlikely this year
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 9 days ago
completion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-West Haven, co-chairman of the legislative Public Safety Committee, where most gambling-related legislation emerges. “Every time that we look at the expansion of gaming... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Casino legislation unlikely this yearcompletion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-
Casino legislation unlikely this year
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 days ago
completion in 2018. “It’s a work-in-progress,” said Rep. Stephen D. Dargan, D-West Haven, co-chairman of the legislative Public Safety Committee, where most gambling-related legislation emerges. “Every time that we look at the expansion of gaming... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
A Tale of Two Councilsprocedures were Mayor Terry Tornek and Council members Tyron Hampton and John K
A Tale of Two Councils
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
procedures were Mayor Terry Tornek and Council members Tyron Hampton and John Kennedy. Kennedy chairs the council’s Public Safety Committee. At the end of a three-hour-long hearing which ended after 1 a.m. Tuesday, the council did not vote... Read more
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examiner.com
NH Department of Safety admits discriminatory practices in pistol licensingOn Tuesday the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee held a public heari
NH Department of Safety admits discriminatory practices in pistol licensing
examiner.com / Posted 9 days ago
On Tuesday the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee held a public hearing on Senate Bill 336. This is the bill that will end almost 100 years of state-sanctioned discrimination by issuers of pistol/revolver licenses. What’s truly interesting... Read more
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Orange County Register
State Senate panel votes to outlaw assault rifles, high-capacity magazines like those in San Bernardino shootingterror attack won approval from a California Senate committee this week. In pa
State Senate panel votes to outlaw assault rifles, high-capacity magazines like those in San Bernardino shooting
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
terror attack won approval from a California Senate committee this week. In party-line votes Tuesday, April 19, the Senate Public Safety Committee also gave the go-ahead to other gun control legislation, including bills that would require homemade... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
KXXV Waco / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passengerof Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the co
Uber driver arrested for sexually assaulting teenage passenger
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 10 days ago
of Professional Background Screeners.” Councilman Ron Menor, who chairs the committee on Public Health, Safety and Welfare Public Safety Committee, said he wants the city to regulate background checks for ride-sharing companies. "Even if the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston councilor wants to lower city speed limit to 20 miles an hourwill send a strong message to all drivers that there is something special about
Boston councilor wants to lower city speed limit to 20 miles an hour
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
will send a strong message to all drivers that there is something special about this area,’’ said Carlson, who chairs the public safety committee of the Neighborhood Association of the Back Bay. Chris Osgood, Boston’s chief of streets, also... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Senate committee OKs bills to outlaw high-capacity magazinesterror attack, won approval from a California Senate committee this week. In p
Senate committee OKs bills to outlaw high-capacity magazines
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
terror attack, won approval from a California Senate committee this week. In party-line votes Tuesday, the Senate Public Safety Committee also gave the go-ahead to other gun control legislation, including bills that would require homemade... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
House bills would allow monitoring of prescription drug usewould help prevent that. The bill is different than SB 768, which would requir
House bills would allow monitoring of prescription drug use
KOMU Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
would help prevent that. The bill is different than SB 768, which would require the Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety committee to establish a prescription drug monitoring program. State workers would monitor people’s... Read more
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