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Daily Press
Notes and notablesthe 2nd, seeking to fill the spot left open by Scott Rigell's retirement from C
Notes and notables
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
the 2nd, seeking to fill the spot left open by Scott Rigell's retirement from Congress, came in the wake of a court-ordered redistricting. That order overturned the General Assembly's move in 2011 to pack African- Americans (mostly Democrats... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Illinois redistricting reform in the worksPEORIA, Ill. -- Redistricting reform is one of the issues President Obama talke
Illinois redistricting reform in the works
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
PEORIA, Ill. -- Redistricting reform is one of the issues President Obama talked about in his speech to the Illinois General Assembly Wednesday. If one group gets its way voters in Illinois could see a referendum on the November ballot to change... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Court Delays Sentencing Man Connected to Killing at Al HamraaRiver Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Associa
Court Delays Sentencing Man Connected to Killing at Al Hamraa
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
River Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Association says it's going to legally challenge a state permit allowing millions of gallons of coal ash wastewater into its namesake river. The James River Association says... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Charlottesville Court Certifies Charges Against Bryan SilvaRiver Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Associa
Charlottesville Court Certifies Charges Against Bryan Silva
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
River Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Association says it's going to legally challenge a state permit allowing millions of gallons of coal ash wastewater into its namesake river. The James River Association says... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Do research before choosing HaysDespite a self-serving vote on redistricting — a Hail Mary to save his skin — t
Do research before choosing Hays
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
Despite a self-serving vote on redistricting — a Hail Mary to save his skin — the Republican state senator from Umatilla landed in a new district that that would have made his re-election far from guaranteed. The new District 12 takes in the north... Read more
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The News & Observer
Morrisville redistricting arguments continue | News & Observer February 11, 2016 1:36 PM Town Council divided over elec
Morrisville redistricting arguments continue
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer February 11, 2016 1:36 PM Town Council divided over election district issue, despite lack of widespread impact Mayor says some council... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
14 Students Sent to Augusta Health After School Bus CrashesRiver Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Associa
14 Students Sent to Augusta Health After School Bus Crashes
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
River Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Association says it's going to legally challenge a state permit allowing millions of gallons of coal ash wastewater into its namesake river. The James River Association says... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Kevin Quick Murder Case Day 9: Testimony on Alleged Ring Leaderscase. Shaquan Jackson testified about his involvement with some of the defendan
Kevin Quick Murder Case Day 9: Testimony on Alleged Ring Leaders
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
case. Shaquan Jackson testified about his involvement with some of the defendants. Kevin Quick Murder Case Day 3: Opening Statements, Testimony BeginsKevin Quick Murder Case Day 3: Opening Statements, Testimony Begins Testimony has concluded for... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Fire Destroys Greene County Log Cabin HomeRiver Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Associa
Fire Destroys Greene County Log Cabin Home
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
River Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Association says it's going to legally challenge a state permit allowing millions of gallons of coal ash wastewater into its namesake river. The James River Association says... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Albemarle Co. Votes to Drop Lee-Jackson Day HolidayRiver Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Associa
Albemarle Co. Votes to Drop Lee-Jackson Day Holiday
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
River Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Association says it's going to legally challenge a state permit allowing millions of gallons of coal ash wastewater into its namesake river. The James River Association says... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Albemarle Co. Collecting Info for Economic DevelopmentRiver Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Associa
Albemarle Co. Collecting Info for Economic Development
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
River Association Challenging Virginia Coal Ash Permit The James River Association says it's going to legally challenge a state permit allowing millions of gallons of coal ash wastewater into its namesake river. The James River Association says... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Ways to vote in the upcoming primaries | Published 38 minutes ago As the March 15 primary approaches, recent change
Ways to vote in the upcoming primaries
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
| Published 38 minutes ago As the March 15 primary approaches, recent changes in state voting law are adding an extra layer of confusion for North Carolinians navigating the path to the polls. In addition,... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Billings youth recognized for her volunteer effortsenforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change
Billings youth recognized for her volunteer efforts
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. Redistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for board membersRedistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislatorsWednesday about changing the rancorous tone of politics to one that's more coll
President Barack Obama's remarks today to Illinois legislators
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday about changing the rancorous tone of politics to one that's more collaborative and less combative. But as the state enters its eighth month without a budget, it remains to be seen whether they'll act on the president's words about... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
"Buy Local Beer" campaign kicks off in Montanaenforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change
"Buy Local Beer" campaign kicks off in Montana
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. Redistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for board membersRedistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
MDT looking for comments on proposed traffic signal at Parkhill and 13th St. Westenforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change
MDT looking for comments on proposed traffic signal at Parkhill and 13th St. West
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. Redistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for board membersRedistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for... Read more
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ABC Montana
Data shows mild flu season in Montana so farenforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change
Data shows mild flu season in Montana so far
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. Redistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for board membersRedistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Data shows mild flu season in Montana so farenforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change
Data shows mild flu season in Montana so far
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. Redistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for board membersRedistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
ICYMI: Plane falls off runway at Billings Logan International Airportenforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change
ICYMI: Plane falls off runway at Billings Logan International Airport
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. Redistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for board membersRedistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Redistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for board membersSix months of meetings led up to tonight's final School District 2 redistrictin
Redistricting team chooses advisory recommendation for board members
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
Six months of meetings led up to tonight's final School District 2 redistricting recommendation, which was made by a team of 25 volunteer civic members. Option B1 is their final advisory recommendation, which sends the majority of Lockwood's... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
County Zoning Commission approves land change for new community Josephine Landingnothing extra if voters approve the mill levy, Yellowstone County Commissioner,
County Zoning Commission approves land change for new community Josephine Landing
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
nothing extra if voters approve the mill levy, Yellowstone County Commissioner, Jim Reno said. By borrowing money from the state legislature coupled with money the facility has in savings. There is a plan that will cost taxpayers nothing extra if... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Yellowstone County Detention Facility's expansion plan may cost tax payers nothing extranothing extra if voters approve the mill levy, Yellowstone County Commissioner,
Yellowstone County Detention Facility's expansion plan may cost tax payers nothing extra
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
nothing extra if voters approve the mill levy, Yellowstone County Commissioner, Jim Reno said. By borrowing money from the state legislature coupled with money the facility has in savings. There is a plan that will cost taxpayers nothing extra if... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Redistricting ruling prompts more questions than answers Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 6:20 PM Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 6:20 PM If you live i
Redistricting ruling prompts more questions than answers
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 6:20 PM Posted Feb. 9, 2016 at 6:20 PM If you live in the 1st Congressional District, you might be in another district by March, or by 2018, or maybe not at all.Last... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
March primary in flux following federal rulingor maybe not at all.Friday, a three-judge panel in the U.S. District Court for
March primary in flux following federal ruling
Kinston Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
or maybe not at all.Friday, a three-judge panel in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruled state legislators illegally used a black voting age population floor in creating the 1st and 12th districts as... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH — Attorneys for the state of North Carolina asked federal judges to del
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
RALEIGH — Attorneys for the state of North Carolina asked federal judges to delay an order requiring two congressional districts to be redrawn, saying absentee voting is already under way for the March 15 primary. A three-judge panel found the 1st... Read more
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The Hill
Rep. Randy Forbes switching to new district in Virginiais switching to a new Virginia district this year, boosting his odds of reelect
Rep. Randy Forbes switching to new district in Virginia
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
is switching to a new Virginia district this year, boosting his odds of reelection following redrawn boundaries in his state. Forbes announced Monday that he’ll run in Virginia’s 2nd district, which will have an open race this year thanks to... Read more
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The News & Observer
Lawmakers prepare redistricting appeal, gird for possible special session | News & Observer February 8, 2016 12:31 PM Lawmakers expect to file appea
Lawmakers prepare redistricting appeal, gird for possible special session
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
| News & Observer February 8, 2016 12:31 PM Lawmakers expect to file appeal with U.S. Supreme Court... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Redistricting changed, cemented powerWILMINGTON -- Six years ago, Democrats had a stranglehold on state politics.�
Redistricting changed, cemented power
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
WILMINGTON -- Six years ago, Democrats had a stranglehold on state politics.� Before the 2010 election, the state had eight Democrats and five Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives. The N.C. General Assembly had firmly been in the hands... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Redistricting changed, cemented power

WILMINGTON -- Six years ago, Democrats had a stranglehold on state politics.

Redistricting changed, cemented power
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 4 days ago

WILMINGTON -- Six years ago, Democrats had a stranglehold on state politics.

Before the 2010 election, the state had eight Democrats and five Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives. The N.C. General Assembly had firmly been in the... Read more

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The Gilmer Mirror
Houston House Race a Test Case of Identity Politics - Houston House Race a Test Case of Identity Politics by Alexa Ura The Texas Tribune Feb. 6 2016 HOUSTON — The bright green “ Gene Green U.S. Congress” sign was planted firmly in the lawn of Alic...Hispanic community. At times, Garcia has more overtly employed identity politi
Houston House Race a Test Case of Identity Politics - Houston House Race a Test Case of Identity Politics by Alexa Ura The Texas Tribune Feb. 6 2016 HOUSTON — The bright green “ Gene Green U.S. Congress” sign was planted firmly in the lawn of Alic...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Hispanic community. At times, Garcia has more overtly employed identity politics, telling the Houston Chronicle editorial board that communities can be better served by representatives from “a familiar walk of life.” But in an interview with The... Read more
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The News & Observer
Questions abound after judges invalidate 2 NC congressional districts2011 are at issue The day after a panel of federal judges invalidated two of N
Questions abound after judges invalidate 2 NC congressional districts
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
2011 are at issue The day after a panel of federal judges invalidated two of North Carolina’s 13 congressional districts, state elections officials were working on a Saturday afternoon to encourage voters with absentee ballots to vote the full... Read more
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The News & Observer
Questions abound after judges invalidate 2 NC congressional districts2011 are at issue The day after a panel of federal judges invalidated two of N
Questions abound after judges invalidate 2 NC congressional districts
The News & Observer / Posted 6 days ago
2011 are at issue The day after a panel of federal judges invalidated two of North Carolina’s 13 congressional districts, state elections officials were working on a Saturday afternoon to encourage voters with absentee ballots to vote the full... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Statehouse Insider: Three days until President Obama turns Illinois around Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 5:46 PM It’s just three days until President Barack O
Statehouse Insider: Three days until President Obama turns Illinois around
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 5:46 PM It’s just three days until President Barack Obama visits Springfield and delivers a speech to a joint session of the General Assembly.Ever... Read more
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ABC Montana
Columbus native to appear on Shark Tankenvironmental group that sued the government over the potential climate change
Columbus native to appear on Shark Tank
ABC Montana / Posted 7 days ago
environmental group that sued the government over the potential climate change impacts from burning coal mined in Western states. Federal officials want to enter settlement talks with an environmental group that sued the government over the... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Feds seeking settlement in coal mining lawsuitsenvironmental group that sued the government over the potential climate change
Feds seeking settlement in coal mining lawsuits
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 7 days ago
environmental group that sued the government over the potential climate change impacts from burning coal mined in Western states. Federal officials want to enter settlement talks with an environmental group that sued the government over the... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Changes made to grandfathering drafts regarding SD2 redistricting Thursday afternoon School District 2 Board made changes to redistricting gran
Changes made to grandfathering drafts regarding SD2 redistricting
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 7 days ago
Thursday afternoon School District 2 Board made changes to redistricting grandfathering guidelines drafts designed to... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Lawmakers introduce bill to make women register for draftChanges made to grandfathering drafts regarding SD2 redistrictingChanges made t
Lawmakers introduce bill to make women register for draft
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 7 days ago
Changes made to grandfathering drafts regarding SD2 redistrictingChanges made to grandfathering drafts regarding SD2 redistricting Thursday afternoon School District 2 Board made changes to redistricting grandfathering guidelines drafts designed to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
When the alpha dog leaves the House: Life after Speaker Madigancan't have it all ways. Besides, his superpowers are in writing. To fully gra
When the alpha dog leaves the House: Life after Speaker Madigan
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
can't have it all ways. Besides, his superpowers are in writing. To fully grasp the influence of one person over state government, look no further than the 129 pages of House rules — the day-to-day rules that govern how and when bills get... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Council: Try again on voting districtsThe redistricting is intended to even voter totals within the borough's seven w
Council: Try again on voting districts
Altoona Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
The redistricting is intended to even voter totals within the borough's seven wards. In Hollidaysburg, the wards with largest and smallest totals differ by more than 400 voters, officials said. A revised map intended to even totals was prepared by... Read more
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Daily Press
General Assembly notebook: Lee-Jackson Day survives close committee voteRICHMOND — Virginia's state holiday to honor Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewal
General Assembly notebook: Lee-Jackson Day survives close committee vote
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
RICHMOND — Virginia's state holiday to honor Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson will stay on the books after a Senate committee Monday killed a proposal to move that day off to election day. Senate Bill 662 went down on a party line vote,... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Lottery, teacher pay raises among AL House Democratic Caucus prioritiesDon Siegelman. Under the Caucus' plan, if passed, the proposed lottery's procee
Lottery, teacher pay raises among AL House Democratic Caucus priorities
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 11 days ago
Don Siegelman. Under the Caucus' plan, if passed, the proposed lottery's proceeds would fund scholarships to the state's two and four year colleges and universities. Other agenda items include pay raises for Alabama's teachers (K-12 and... Read more
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Roll Call
Supreme Court Allows Virginia Redistricting to Stand in 2016 Virginia�s 2016 congressional elections in November can move ahead using a ju
Supreme Court Allows Virginia Redistricting to Stand in 2016
Roll Call / Posted 11 days ago
Virginia�s 2016 congressional elections in November can move ahead using a judge-selected redistricting plan put in place last month despite a pending Supreme Court challenge, under a... Read more
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The Brown and White
Pa. swings at legislative reform — and missesmajority Republicans) and allowing special interests to funnel more campaign mo
Pa. swings at legislative reform — and misses
The Brown and White / Posted 12 days ago
majority Republicans) and allowing special interests to funnel more campaign money to fewer officials. Geez. How do the 48 states with smaller legislatures than Pennsylvania and New Hampshire manage to survive, much less do business? Or pass a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Oakleaf parents offers alternatives to school boundary line changesmeeting for parents at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, at Orange Park High School, 2300 Kin
Oakleaf parents offers alternatives to school boundary line changes
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
meeting for parents at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, at Orange Park High School, 2300 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park. The county School Board will discuss the a revamped proposal at its 7 p.m. Feb. 23 meeting at the Fleming Island High School Teacher Inservice... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Yellowstone Art Museum victim of cyber attackArt Museum victim of cyber attack The Yellowstone Art Museum was one of the la
Yellowstone Art Museum victim of cyber attack
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 15 days ago
Art Museum victim of cyber attack The Yellowstone Art Museum was one of the latest targets of a cyber attack here in the state. The Yellowstone Art Museum was one of the latest targets of a cyber attack here in the state. From Big Sky To... Read more
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The Morning Call
Parkland School Board approves preliminary budgetParkland School Board on Tuesday approved a 2016-2017 preliminary budget that w
Parkland School Board approves preliminary budget
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
Parkland School Board on Tuesday approved a 2016-2017 preliminary budget that would require a 6 percent property tax increase but administrators were quick to say they will be whittling that down to more like 3.6 percent for final passage in... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Newcomer Poses Threat to Speaker Madigan’s House Seatboth parties," Gonzales told Ward Room. "Many of the people who have given to m
Newcomer Poses Threat to Speaker Madigan’s House Seat
NBC Chicago / Posted 21 days ago
both parties," Gonzales told Ward Room. "Many of the people who have given to my campaign are supporters of term limits and redistricting reform and have given a lot of money to those causes." During the course of his campaign, Gonzales said he... Read more
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Roll Call
Virginia Urges Supreme Court to Let Redistricting Plan Stand Virginia�s election officials urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to keep in
Virginia Urges Supreme Court to Let Redistricting Plan Stand
Roll Call / Posted 22 days ago
Virginia�s election officials urged the Supreme Court on Thursday to keep in place a new, judge-selected redistricting plan for this year�s congressional elections, putting the officials... Read more
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TribLIVE
Quaker Valley studies grade shift proposalsduring a meeting last week as one of three possible solutions based on a demogr
Quaker Valley studies grade shift proposals
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
during a meeting last week as one of three possible solutions based on a demographic study of the district. For $15,000, board members commissioned demographer Shelby Stewman to study what the populations of the 11 municipalities in the school... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Clay School Board yanks proposed policy limiting public comment from agendafacing a fire storm over free speech – backed off Wednesday on a proposed polic
Clay School Board yanks proposed policy limiting public comment from agenda
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 23 days ago
facing a fire storm over free speech – backed off Wednesday on a proposed policy to ban public comment during School Board meetings about pending employee disciplinary action, collective bargaining issues, bid protests and some other... Read more
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