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Home Secretary chooses Shinnecock member for first-ever Federal Tribal Advisory Committee

Shinnecock Councilwoman Kelly Dennis has been chosen to serve on the US Department of the Interior’s first-ever Tribal Advisory Committee. Dennis, an attorney who provides legal services to tribal citizens and nations, will represent the Eastern Region on the committee. The committee will be responsible for sharing information and providing …

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Members of DRI’s local planning committee wonder about the final appearance of the facade of the Massena School of Business | Company

MASSENA – Members of the local planning committee of the Massena Town Center Revitalization Initiative asked questions this week about plans for the former Massena School of Business, which is one of the proposed projects that will be submitted with state approval. “This project is the transformation of the former …

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Analysis: January 6 committee grapples with same intractable question about Trump: How to hold him to account

Exactly seven years later, damaging to democracy, the now ex-president was still there Thursday, dominating the political scene, his savagery and extremism still threatening to tear the country apart. In a Capitol Hill courtroom, the focus wasn’t on the anniversary of the moment at Trump Tower when the then-real estate …

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Safety first: Revere school committee to plan wider meeting to discuss safety and school protocols in wake of Texas school shooting

The Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde, Texas that killed 19 students and two school teachers is still on the minds of everyone, especially those who work at schools in Revere and Across the country. At the last meeting of the Revere School Committee Safety and Security Sub-Committee, committee member …

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On January 6, the investigators organize the second day of testimony

Former Philadelphia City Commissioner: After Trump tweeted me by my name, threats became ‘much more explicit’ Former Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt testifies during a select committee hearing investigating the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol at the Cannon House office building on June 13, 2022 in Washington, DC. …

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Joyce Barlow’s campaign ‘a race to watch’

June 11 – ALBANY – Joyce Barlow’s campaign for Georgia State Rep. from House District 151 has been named to the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee’s list of Most Watched Races for 2022. DLCC Selects Critical Races with strong candidates from across the country to highlight on its flagship races page …

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“Our democracy remains in danger” – Deadline

UPDATE: The chairman of the Jan. 6 commission opened his prime-time hearing by blaming former President Donald Trump for the attack and suggesting it was a pre-planned attempt to overthrow democracy. “Donald Trump was at the center of this conspiracy,” said Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), chairman of the committee, in …

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Trump’s top White House lawyer in active talks with January 6 committee to testify publicly

The House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol is in active talks with former White House attorney Pat Cipollone regarding a possible public appearance at one of their upcoming hearings, according to sources familiar with the matter. Cipollone and former deputy White House counsel Pat …

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South Africa: Chair of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Committee calls for protection of the Earth

Download logo The Chair of the Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Portfolio Committee, Ms Faith Muthambi, calls on South Africans of all walks of life to think globally and act locally as we mark World Environment Day, under the theme: “One Earth”. She said: “Let us reflect on the triple planetary …

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Amherst School Board Passes Resolution Promoting Safe Learning and Gun Safety

Published: 06/04/2022 10:32:38 Modified: 04/06/2022 10:30:27 AMHERST — As a veteran educator, Amherst school board member Irv Rhodes views the horror of the recent mass shooting of school children and teachers in Uvalde, Texas, as a violation of a space safe and stimulating. Rhodes said what will remain so shocking …

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House Judiciary Committee passes sweeping gun control legislation in wake of mass shootings

By Clare Foran and Kristin Wilson, CNN The House Judiciary Committee is hosting a markup on Thursday of a broad set of gun control laws called the “Protecting Our Children Actas lawmakers face intense pressure to act in the wake of recent mass shootings. House Democrats set to vote on …

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The Senate HELP Committee introduced the FDASLA, which includes a provision for the mandatory list of products

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) formally introduced FDA Safety and Landmark Advancements Act (FDASLA) on Friday, May 27, 2022. Previously, the Senate HELP Committee released its discussion draft. FDASLA is legislation that would reauthorize user fee agreements for prescription drugs, generic drugs, biosimilars, and …

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Former state police chief hands over logs to committee investigating Ronald Greene’s death

The former Louisiana State Police superintendent turned over his handwritten work logs to a legislative committee investigating allegations that soldiers deliberately concealed the death in custody of Ronald Greene in May 2019. The president of the House, Pro Tempore Tanner Magee, who leads the committee, confirmed receipt of the reviews …

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Reviews | Kevin McCarthy’s cover-up of Trump’s January 6 coup plot has become much more alarming

Placeholder while loading article actions Let’s make this clear from the outset: a top legislator who is actively working to scuttle full accountability in a violent insurgency does not have to play a potentially decisive role in the process by which the next presidential election is brought to its formal …

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The Richmond Observer – NC Parents’ Bill of Rights heads for first committee hearing

RALEIGH — A “parents’ bill of rights” will get its first committee discussion Wednesday morning in the North Carolina Senate. Senate leaders in the NC General Assembly outlined the measure at a Tuesday night press conference, saying it establishes the right of parents to request information about what their child …

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The Syracuse Police Reform Committee touts a work in progress. “I’m really proud of my city”

Syracuse, NY – Police officers in Syracuse now have access to a phone-based language app for communicating with non-English speakers. They can summon mental health professionals to the scene when they need help dealing with people in crisis. And soon, they will receive training on the history of racism in …

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Giuliani interviewed for hours by the committee 1/6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, who as an attorney for then-President Donald Trump pushed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election, met for hours with the House committee investigating the January 6, 2021 insurrection at the US Capitol, a person familiar with the interview said on Saturday. The interview with …

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Bill to shut down Aliso Canyon gutted by Senate Appropriations Committee

For immediate release Sacramento, California — In an eleventh-hour reversal, the California Senate Appropriations Committee passed SB 1486, the bill to shut down SoCalGas’ Aliso Canyon storage facility, after rigging it with numerous amendments undermining the effectiveness of the bill. Among the victims of the bill are the 2027 shutdown …

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Senior Committee set to celebrate ‘A Moment in Time’ with class of 22 at Seniors Luncheon – The Bark

The theme for this year’s Seniors Luncheon is “A Moment in Time”. This will be a good opportunity for seniors to remember not only the past year, but also their overall high school experience with prepared speeches and a video from the 2021-2022 school year. Photographs, past and present, will …

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The Recorder – Greenfield School Board Approves Recording Sub-Committee Policies

GREENFIELD — After a heated conversation among its members, the school board voted to order the administration to “make reasonable efforts” to tape subcommittee meetings and adopt a script-reading practice at the start of meetings – under the Open Meetings Act – who asks if anyone else in the audience …

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Ohio County Admits Election Errors in GOP Executive Committee Race | News, Sports, Jobs

SANTORINI WHEELING — Ohio county election officials admit an error occurred regarding magisterial district lines and a contest for a seat on the county’s Republican executive committee. Ohio County Attorney Don Tennant released a statement on Friday acknowledging that the county failed to notify up to …

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Committee for Health Care Protection: Wisconsin doctors slam Sen. Ron Johnson’s vote against WHPA and his opposition to abortion protections

Doctors say Women’s Health Protection Act would shield patients’ health from state bans as Supreme Court threatens Roe v Wade MADISON — Doctors today criticized U.S. Senator Ron Johnson for voting against the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would have protected the federal right to access abortion care. Much-needed and …

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District 65 Program and Policy Committee Reviews Draft Strategic Plan

Ilana Arougheti / Daily Senior Employee The Joseph E. Hill Education Center. The program and policy committee discussed updates to the District 65 strategic plan during a meeting Monday. Deputy Superintendent LaTarsha Green offered updates on the new Evanston/Skokie 65 School District draft strategic plan at Monday’s Curriculum and Policy …

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John Eastman Raises MAGA Money for Stymie January 6th Committee

GiveSendGo, the Christian Right’s version of GoFundMe, is a leading platform for Jan. 6 defendants seeking help with legal bills related to the Capitol insurgency. “QAnon Shaman” Jake Chansley raised $13,000; Oath Keeper founder Stewart Rhodes raised (a surprisingly modest amount) $12,000; Proud Boy frontman Enrique Tarrio raised $113,000. But …

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Antigo Unified School District Full Committee Meeting Agenda for 10/5/22

ANTIGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTTUESDAY, MAY 10, 6:00 p.m.ANTIGO HIGH SCHOOL MEDIA TECH ROOM 210-41900 TENTH AVENUE *ENTER THROUGH DOOR 26*ANTIGO, WI 54409This meeting can be accessed remotely via live stream at: https://youtu.be/B38kqGwREcg 2. new business A. Board meeting/legislative report VS Introducing the National Skills USA Competition D. Scottish Ironworker Quotes …

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Water Resources Development Act Passes Senate Committee, Kennedy Wins Louisiana – Press releases

WASHINGTON — The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) with key provisions for Louisiana that Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) negotiated successfully in the bill. The 2022 WRDA package now awaits a vote in the full Senate. “With the crucial provisions we negotiated …

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Westerly school board and teachers’ union agree 3-year contract | West

WEST — The school district’s most senior teachers will receive a 2% pay increase in the first year of a new three-year contract and 1.5% raises in each of the final two years of the agreement. Members of the Westerly Teachers Association, the union that represents educators who work in …

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Norton Elects Two New Board Members and One New School Committee Member | Local News

NORTON — Kevin Snyder and Steven Hornsby were elected to the select council, and incumbents Sheri Cohen and Nicholas Schleicher won school committee seats in Saturday’s annual municipal elections. Snyder was the top vote-getter in the race for two three-year seats on the board, with 707 votes, and Hornsby got …

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Scarborough Public Library met with City Council Finance Committee

Courtesy of Scarborough Public Library SCARBOROUGH —The Scarborough Public Library had a budget discussion with the city council’s finance committee on Tuesday. At the April 19 finance committee meeting to review the FY23 budget, Library Director Nancy Crowell and Board Chair Bill Donovan discussed plans for expanding the library. shared …

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Westerly Democratic Town Committee chairman charged with sexual assault | Daily news alerts

WEST — Robert Ritacco, chairman of the Democratic Town Committee and former longtime chairman of the Zoning Board of Review, faces two counts of first-degree sexual assault following a grand jury indictment statewide. The indictment, which was released Monday, was reported in a press release issued by the state attorney …

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Richardson and Wiles tapped to lead Noblesville Bicentennial Committee – Hamilton County Reporter

The City of Noblesville has established a committee to plan for the city’s bicentennial celebration in 2023, with Noblesville’s 200th anniversary being celebrated. Wiles Richardson Noblesville Mayor Chris Jensen named Bret Richardson and Megan Wiles as honorary chairs of the Noblesville Bicentennial Committee. The two will oversee planning and programming …

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Committees Discuss Gas Tax Relief Options | News, Sports, Jobs

Submitted photo CFO Kitty Crow, right, discusses gas tax options with members of the Audit and Oversight Committee. Pictured with her is County Attorney Stephen Abdella. Chautauqua County officials are exploring different options to reduce gasoline taxes. On Monday, the Legislature Administrative Services Committee held a …

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Missouri House Budget Committee OKs Tax Break | Missouri News

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri residents who file income taxes would be eligible for tax relief under a Republican proposal advanced Tuesday. The House Budget Committee approved the measure, which is now heading to the House floor for consideration. The proposal provides a $1 billion budget for tax relief …

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s campaign committee goes into the red for the first time, posting a fundraising shortfall totaling $314,000

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s campaign committee reported its first net loss since being elected, according to a Friday deposit with the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The filing revealed a deficit of $314,000 in the first three months of 2022, and previous contribution totals were revised down by more than $100,000. …

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Independent Spending Committee Raises $550,000 in Support of Council Candidates Soto, Price and Good, KDL for Mayor, Opposing O’Farrell for Council!

Chronicle of Nick Antonicello According to the Los Angeles Ethics Commission, an independent political spending committee raised $550,000 to support council candidates Soto, Price and Greg Good, Eric Garcetti’s former assistant mayor and former chairman of the Department of Los Angeles Public Works where he was. earning nearly $250,000 until …

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Airbnb bill defeated in House committee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Legislation pushed by Airbnb to handcuff Nashville’s regulations on short-term rentals appears to have died Tuesday before a House committee, though lobbyists could try again as long as the legislature remains in session. Facing some defeat in the House Local Government Committee, the bill’s sponsor, Rep. …

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The Recorder – Longtime Northfield Open Space Committee Member Jerry Wagener Honored

Published: 04/10/2022 12:22:42 Modified: 04/10/2022 12:21:31 NORTHFIELD — As Jerry Wagener prepares to retire from the Open Space committee when his term expires in June, his fellow committee members have chosen a parting gift in the form of the 2021 Citizen Stewardship Award. Wagener, 84, who has been a member …

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Committee recommends keeping Columbus statues permanently set aside

CHICAGO — The Lightfoot Administration’s Monuments Committee has recommended permanent storage of the two statues of Christopher Columbus once located in Grant and Arrigo Parks, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. In 2020, the statues were removed after violent protests following the murder of George Floyd. Now the 30-member panel has …

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Funds for wall repair project debated by Weirton finance committee | News, Sports, Jobs

WEIRTON — Despite some concerns expressed at their Wednesday meeting, members of the city’s finance committee are recommending a budget revision that would supplement payment for work done on a recent repair project at the Millsop Community Center. Following Recommendation 2-1, the full Weirton Board will discuss at …

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The regional school committee will review the proposed plans for the upgrade of the ARHS sports complex

Above: The regional school district will publicly present a plan to upgrade the (largely) 30-year-old Algonquin Athletic Complex. (cropped image from NCAT video) A week from tonight, the regional school committee meeting will hear the details of a proposal to improve the school’s sports complex. The meeting was moved to …

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Saturday Soapbox: Yakima Needs a Sustainability Advisory Board | Opinion

The water shortages, heat waves and air pollution that disproportionately affect Yakima residents and hurt our economy are already with us. We are at a turning point in the fight against climate change. A sense of urgency is essential if we are to win this fight. Fortunately, the Yakima City …

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The committee asks the auditor to seek a water audit contract with UT

Thursday March 31st, 2022 by Jo Clifton On Wednesday, the City Council’s Audit and Finance Committee asked City Auditor Corrie Stokes to move forward with an interlocal agreement with the University of Texas to conduct an audit to examine issues in Austin. Water. The city has just released its internal …

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Governor Abbott Participates in a Fireside Chat at the US Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100 Meeting in Austin | Oficina del Gobernador de Texas

March 28, 2022 | Austin, TX | Press release Governor Greg Abbott participated in a fireside chat today at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100 (C100) meeting in Austin. Governor and Texas Association of Business President Glenn Hamer discussed the state’s world-class workforce and thriving business climate, as …

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Committee considering public access for Big Tupper at Tupper Lake

The slopes of Big Tupper Ski Area on Mount Morris are seen across Raquette Pond in Tupper Lake in 2018. (Photo — Aaron Cerbone, Adirondack Daily Enterprise) March 24, 2022 — By AARON CERBONEAdirondack Daily Enterprise TUPPER LAKE — City Council has created a new citizens’ advisory committee with plans …

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Portman, Duckworth Applaud Senate Committee Passage of Bipartisan Martha Wright-Reed Fair and Reasonable Communications Act

Bill will tackle shockingly high phone call rates in prisons that serve as a barrier between inmates and their families March 22, 2022 | Press Releases WASHINGTON DC – Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) to strengthen the country’s criminal justice system was …

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SANTA BARBARA COUNCIL AND ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETINGS: MARCH 21

By an edhat reader Week of March 21 to 25: meetings of the municipal council and SB commissions Here is the weekly list of Santa Barbara meetings municipal Council and miscellaneous municipal commissions. All now are via webinar/Zoom. A long-time Edhat subscriber who cares about government transparency thought it would …

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The Recorder – Franklin Tech School Committee talks about capital projects including modular classrooms

Published: 03/17/2022 16:33:15 Modified: 03/17/2022 16:33:00 TURNERS FALLS — The superintendent of Franklin County Technical School presented a set of preliminary plans for capital projects at Wednesday night’s school committee meeting. Presented by Superintendent Rick Martin, the list of potential capital projects was compiled by a capital planning task force, …

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MMSD Board Committee to Consider Thomas Jefferson Middle School Name Change

From our content partner, Channel 3000. MADISON, Wis. – After an effort to remove James Madison’s name from Memorial High School was successful, another school in the district may also have its name changed. The Madison Metropolitan School District School Board met Monday night to begin the process of potentially …

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What the selection committee understood right and wrong

The NCAA Tournament Selection Committee unveiled its support Sunday night. Below is an overview of what went right and what went wrong: What the committee understood: seeds n°1 The Sunday Selection drama was not at the top of the list this year. The committee shrewdly recognized that Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas …

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Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick announces the creation of a special committee on the CPS

AUSTIN, TX (KCBD) – “If DFPS can’t protect vulnerable children, we have to clean the house from top to bottom.” Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick released this statement today after establishing the Special Senate Committee on Child Protective Services. Senator Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, will chair the committee: “Everyone is innocent until …

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Wozniak increases township representation on state air mobility committee

LANSING, Mich. – Legislation that would establish an Air Mobility Study Committee to assess Michigan’s capacity and determine potential changes to enable advanced operations and infrastructure was approved by the Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Wednesday, after a Senator Doug Wozniak the amendment increased the township’s representation on the …

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Senate Health Committee Passes Immunization Bill

Senate Health and Human Resources Committee Chairman Mike Maroney, R-Marshall, chairing the committee meeting March 8. (Will Price/WV Legislative Photography) CHARLESTON, W. Va. – The Senate Health and Human Resources Committee on Tuesday approved a measure prohibiting government offices from requiring people to show proof of coronavirus vaccinations before entering …

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Council votes Tuesday night to pass Haverhill City Council, school committee elections mainly by ward

Click on the image for the Haverhill Town Council agenda. A plan to ask the state legislature to mandate the election of the city council and school board primarily by wards advanced Tuesday, more than two years after the issue gained new momentum and four months after the Haverhill voters …

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US Archives Turn Over Trump White House Visitor Logs to January 6 Committee

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, U.S. February 26, 2022. REUTERS/Octavio Jones/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) – The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration has turned over White House visitor …

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House Jan. 6 committee aims to release interim report in June, panel chairman says

The House Select Committee to Investigate January 6 attack on the United States Capitol aims to release an interim report of its findings in June, according to the panel chair. Meanwhile, Trump’s former trade adviser Peter Navaro did not appear for his scheduled deposition, he confirmed to CBS News. Committee …

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Idaho committee approves multiple budget proposals | Local

BOISE — The Joint Budget Committee took care of a lot of unfinished business on Monday, providing millions of dollars for deferred maintenance and to pay down long-term debt. Millions of additional dollars in state and federal dollars have been allocated for local water infrastructure projects. Most bills passed through …

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Name of latest county ARPA committee member – Newton Daily News

The final citizen representative for Jasper County’s upcoming ARPA committee, which will determine how the county’s $7 million of federal stimulus funds will be spent, was named at the Feb. 22 board of oversight meeting. Thad Nearmyer was elected to the committee and will represent the southwest quadrant of the …

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Kimberly Guilfoyle will be subpoenaed by the January 6 committee after she withdraws from the meeting

Guilfoyle, who is engaged to Donald Trump Jr. and worked on his father’s presidential campaign, “has information of interest to the select committee and has provided material relevant to our investigation,” the committee spokesperson said, Tim Mulvey, in a statement. “The select committee had hoped that she would do as …

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NMU committee changes schedule in search of new president

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) — The end of Northern Michigan University’s hunt for its next president will have to wait a little longer. At first, 10 to 12 candidates were to be interviewed in April, and the process was to end on May 1. On Monday, the Presidential Research Advisory Committee …

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West Virginia House committee loosens government purse strings | News, Sports, Jobs

During his January State of the State Address to lawmakers, Governor Jim Justice demonstrated the state’s complex procurement process with a gigantic flowchart. (Photo courtesy of West Virginia Governor’s Office) CHARLESTON — Responding to Gov. Jim Justice’s call in January to make state government purchases easier, …

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Malta Olympic Committee launches Games of the Small States of Europe 2023

You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind …

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January 6 Committee recap: What did Trump do and when did he do it?

The committee also issued six new subpoenas this week as part of its investigation. Subpoenas have been sent to Michael A.Roman, Gary Michael Brown, Douglas V. Mastriano, Laura Cox, Mark W. Finchemand Kelli district. Ward will be a household name for politics junkies. She is the chairwoman of the Arizona …

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Powerball gets reluctant committee support

Idaho’s “Powerball Bill” is heading to the House floor for a vote. A half-hearted House State Affairs Committee advanced House Bill 607 – which would allow the Idaho Lottery to remain in a growing international Powerball compact. Education has skin in this game: Over the next decade, Powerball is expected …

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Avenue Therapeutics Trading Halted Ahead of FDA Advisory Committee Meeting

By Colin Kelher Trading in Avenue Therapeutics Inc. shares was halted on Tuesday ahead of a meeting of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s advisory committee regarding the company’s appeal against the agency’s rejection of a proposed painkiller. The agency is hosting a joint meeting of its anesthetic and analgesic …

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Committee with clear checks on power could work for Marin sheriff oversight – Marin Independent Journal

The call for the creation of a special oversight committee for the Marin County Sheriff’s Office is not new. This has been touched on before and, as was the case during the February 1 debate, the issue comes down to the composition of the panel and its investigative powers. Sheriff …

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House education committee introduces bill to ban mask mandates at school

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) — A bill that would ban mask mandates in schools just cleared another hurdle in the General Assembly, passing the education committee on Friday. Senate Bill 739, in part, gives parents the choice not to mask their children at school, in addition to not having to provide …

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Senate Judiciary Committee Passes Wiretapping Bill

Alabama’s Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a bill authorizing state-level wiretapping of those suspected of certain drug-related crimes. The same bill was introduced during the previous legislative session and failed to reach final passage. Senate Bill 26, sponsored by State Sen. Tom Butler, R-Madison, would authorize state-level wiretapping of …

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Florida bill to cut school classes on sex and gender passes Senate committee – NBC 6 South Florida

A bill that would ban discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity in Florida elementary schools passed the state Senate Education Committee on Tuesday. The bill, titled “Parental rights in education”, adopted by the committee by a vote of 6 to 3. As written, the proposal states that school districts …

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Salovey unveils committee to assess Yale’s gift policy

In an email to faculty, Salovey detailed the charge and composition of the new committee, which will review Yale’s current donation procedures and suggest changes. Sarah Cook, Philip Mousavizadeh and Isaac Yu 11:18 p.m., February 06, 2022 Staff journalists Courtesy of Robbie Short University President Peter Salovey on Friday announced …

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East Haven Creates Affordable Housing Committee

EAST HAVEN — City Council has voted to establish an Affordable Housing Plan Advisory Committee that will spend the next few months developing a housing plan to be submitted to the state by June 1. The council heard the details of the state law requiring the creation of the plan …

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Immigration Enforcement Bill Authorizes First House Committee

A House panel on Thursday approved a bill that would step up Florida’s crackdown on illegal immigration. Inspired by Gov. Ron DeSantisThe law project (HB 1355) is a multi-pronged proposition. Law enforcement should cooperate with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It would also prevent local governments from entering into contracts …

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Cannabis bill goes through joint committee

BOSTON — There has been no opposition in the Joint Committee on Cannabis Policy to new legislation targeting continuing issues with host community agreements and social equity in the new cannabis industry, allowing for the legislature to become more involved in cannabis policy than it has since the voter rewrite. …

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Beaufort County Committee to design transportation tax details

screenshot of the city council of January 24, 2022 Beaufort County plans to delegate the details of a 2022 transit tax referendum to a citizens’ committee it will appoint next month. The committee will recommend which projects would be given priority, how much the tax would be and for how …

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NFL Competition Committee anticipates numerous proposals for overtime format changes

The outcry over the fairness of the NFL’s overtime format was renewed after last week’s epic AFC Division game in Kansas City without the Bills touching the ball after regulation time expired, and there is a strong expectation within the league competition committee that several teams will make proposals. on …

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Committee recommends approval to change responsibility for special assessments – Jamestown Sun

The Jamestown Public Works Committee unanimously recommended approval to change the liability for outstanding special assessments due on four water main replacement districts. If City Council approves the change, the City’s share would be 70% and the Owners’ share would be 30% for the 17-61, 19-61, 20-61 and 21-61 Watermain …

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New committee to help improve care for Native American veterans

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough has tasked his agency’s new Tribal and Indian Affairs Advisory Committee with helping the VA take more innovative approaches to serving Native American veterans. The newly created panel, one of 27 VA Advisory Committees, met for the first time on Tuesday to advise the VA …

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Prison Board Forms Committee to Hire New Warden | Local News

The prison warden and deputy warden of Lawrence County are still on paid administrative leave and their separation agreements are pending. Meanwhile, the Lawrence County Board of Corrections establishes a protocol for the search for a permanent warden. Prison board chairwoman Loretta Spielvogel at Wednesday’s regular board meeting initiated the …

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American Rescue Act Special Committee Appointments Announced

Legislative Speaker Tracey Bartels announced appointments to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Special Committee created at the January 10 organizational meeting. Appointees include: Chairman Peter Criswell — City of Kingston, District 7; Vice President Thomas Corcoran Jr.—Town of Marlborough, District 11; members Aaron J. Levine—Town of Saugerties, District 1, …

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