Arizona government

Few Close Shaves in Razor’s Edge Races: Ballots and Limits

Bow down, Independent Colorado Congressional Redistricting Commission. After the state won a seat in the House, the commission created a textbook-perfect seesaw seat—the winning margin in the new 8th congressional district was less than one percentage point. This contest north of Denver was the one we highlighted as a “razor’s …

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Veteran local government administrator to mentor ASU students as a Harrell-Hutchinson Visiting Urban Management Professional

November 17, 2022 Arizona State University students planning a career in city, town or county management can spend a year learning how it’s done from a veteran local government executive starting in January. Robert J. O’Neill Jr., former executive director of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), will share his …

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The U.S. government needs to take a silicon-to-systems approach

The bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 ushers in a new era of leadership for U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and related industries. However, rebuilding America’s advanced electronics industry will take a sustained, long-term effort, and it’s not just about chips. Chips do not float in the air; they must be …

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AZ Big Media Ducey, Feds Battle Over Border Shipping Containers

Rafael Martinez Orozco, assistant professor of Southwest Borderlands at Arizona State University, said politics and security involving the US-Mexico border are too complex to respond to simplistic solutions. “I think it’s part of a band-aid solution that only thinks about the border wall as a regiment – as such – …

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Senior UK government official resigns amid bullying allegations

LONDON (AP) — A senior official in Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s government announced his resignation Tuesday night after mounting allegations that he intimidated his colleagues. Gavin Williamson announced his resignation as Minister of State without Portfolio in a letter posted on Twitter, four days after The Times of London published …

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High Court to hear water dispute between Navajo and government

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said it will hear a dispute over water involving the U.S. government and the Navajo Nation. The high court said Friday it would review a lower court ruling in favor of the Navajo Nation, which spans parts of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. The …

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U.S. alcohol-related death rate is on the rise, government reports show

Deaths directly attributable to alcohol grew nearly 30% in the United States in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Two new reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shown which states have the highest numbers and which groups are affected. The agency has previously said such …

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The Future of Government Jobs: No two fields will be the same

This article is the third in a three-part series on the future of the state and local government workforce. You can find the second article in the series here. Can anyone predict with certainty the exact nature of the public sector workforce in the years to come? No. This would …

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Meloni’s far-right government takes shape in Italy

Presenting herself as an outsider who crashed through a glass ceiling, Italy’s new right-wing prime minister Giorgia Meloni, who leads the neo-fascist Brothers of Italy party, sought to placate critics during her first public speech since taking office, denouncing fascism. , expressing support for the European Union and NATO, and …

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State of Arizona sues feds over request to remove shipping containers

Court documents show the state is suing multiple federal agencies YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – Arizona is suing the federal government over shipping containers placed on federal lands in the gaps in the Yuma border wall. The US Department of the Interior sent a letter to the state nearly two …

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E-cigarette: US government seeks court injunctions against six manufacturers as FDA steps up enforcement

CNN — The US Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against six e-cigarette makers on Tuesday, seeking permanent injunctions against the makers on behalf of the US Food and Drug Administration. The flurry of complaints marked the first time the FDA has taken such action against e-cigarette makers to enforce …

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Verbal threat shuts down Tribal Government in Window Rock

WINDOW ROCK An alleged verbal threat in Tuba City a few days ago prompted the tribal government in the tribe’s capital to shut down on Thursday. Window Rock Navajo Police responded to a threat Thursday when they received reports of a person making verbal threats in Tuba City. The person …

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Ducey Earns Top Honors for Arizona Government Financial Management | Arizona

(The Center Square) – Arizona Governor Doug Ducey is one of America’s best governors, according to a report by a free market think tank. The CATO Institute published its 2022 fiscal policy brief for US governors this week. The think tank praised Ducey, giving him an “A” for his rating. …

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Biden proposes new rules for gig workers; Senate launches NDAA debate

The Biden administration has released a long-awaited proposal on how it will approach independent contractor status under the federal wage law, its second attempt to overturn a Trump-era norm it says makes workers vulnerable to misclassification. The proposal, released Tuesday by the US Department of Labor, clarifies when workers should …

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The British government is a disaster area…so why hasn’t support for independence surged?

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during the SNP conference at the Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA) in Aberdeen, Scotland. Picture date: Saturday October 8, 2022. PA Photo. See AP POLITICS SNP story. Photo credit should read: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire It took five days for Boris Johnson, four for David Cameron and two …

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What was the GOP that wanted less government?

We urgently need your help. DAME reports the stories that need to be told, from perspectives that are not heard enough. In times of crisis, it is even more essential that these voices are not ignored, but COVID-19 has impacted our ability to continue publishing. Please support our mission by …

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Biden signs bill to avoid government shutdown and help Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed into law a bill on Friday that funds the federal government until mid-December and provides another infusion of military and economic aid to Ukraine after lawmakers acted to avert a partial government shutdown that was due to begin after midnight. The bill passed …

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City officials welcome Israeli government delegation | Local News

Mayor Ginny Dickey, city leaders and the Fountain Hills Sister Cities Corp. met with an Israeli government delegation on Tuesday 13 September. Organized by Global Ties Arizona, the groups shared common issues within their organizations. The Israeli delegation included Knesset Parliamentary Adviser to the Coalition Speaker, MK Mickey Zohar, Parliamentary …

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Czech government: Russian NHL players are undesirable in Prague | Sports

PRAGUE (AP) — NHL teams playing in the Czech capital next month have learned their Russian players are not welcome. The Czech Foreign Ministry has told the NHL of its position due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The department declined to say whether the NHL responded. × This page requires …

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Manchin rails against ‘revenge policy’ on permit plan | National government and new policies

By MATTHEW DALY – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Joe Manchin spoke out on Tuesday against what he called the “politics of revenge,” as liberals in the House and Senate join Republicans in opposing its plan to speed up permits for gas pipelines and other energy projects. Manchin, a …

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Compliance Notes – Vol. 3, issue 37 – Government contracts, procurement and PPP

September 19, 2022 Nossaman LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. RECENT UPDATES ON LOBBYING, ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN FINANCING We read the news, cut the noise, and deliver the ratings to you. welcome to Compliance Ratings from Nossaman Government …

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Answers to 10 questions about the US government

Answers to 10 questions about the US government The US government is the most powerful government in the world. It has a great impact on the global economy, foreign affairs, and more. Every American citizen knows that the national government is divided into three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. This …

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Lightfoot calls on the feds to step in to help as more migrants arrive in Chicago

Lightfoot calls on the feds to step in to help as more migrants arrive in Chicago Chicago city leaders confirm the arrival of new asylum seekers from Texas. The group arrived Wednesday at O’Hare Airport. CHICAGO – Chicago city leaders confirm the arrival of new asylum seekers from Texas. The …

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Wisper Internet CEO Challenges Feds Preference for Fiber: Breakfast Over Broadband

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2022 — At a Broadband Breakfast Live Online event last month, the federal government came under fire for allegedly favoring fiber builds over wireless projects in broadband expansion efforts. The claim was a topic of debate among panelists at the event, with Donny SmithCEO of Midwest wireless …

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Truss risks harming the British machinery of government, warn former officials | app

According to two former civil service chiefs, Prime Minister Liz Truss damaged Britain’s system of government by sacking one senior civil servant and removing another during her first days in office. Robin Butler, who served under three Prime Ministers, and Gus O’Donnell, the Cabinet Secretary from 2005 to 2011, have …

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Debating Debates: The Campaign Tradition in the Face of Skepticism | National government and new policies

By MEG KINNARD – Associated Press COLUMBIA, SC (AP) — Under pressure from his Republican rival, Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate John Fetterman said this week he would attend a debate before the November elections. In Georgia, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker are still working out the …

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Trump calls for terrorist acts against US government and officials

Donald Trump speaking in Phoenix, Arizona. Few believed that he would win the 2016 election. He might run in the next presidential election. Image: Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0 Trump calls for terrorist acts against US government and officials The United States is no longer a healthy democracy – …

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Bill of Rights is ‘harmful and intrusive’, says Scottish Government

The UK government’s proposed bill of rights is “harmful and intrusive”, the Scottish government said in response to a consultation. The highly controversial legislation would replace the Human Rights Act and mean the UK would not always have to follow the case law of the European Court of Human Rights. …

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Venezuelan government again accuses former oil czar of wrongdoing | app

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government is once again accusing its former oil czar of wrongdoing while overseeing the country’s most important industry, this time alleging he was involved in a hijacking operation. multi-billion dollar fund in the early 2010s that took advantage of a dual currency exchange system. …

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Arizona Governor to Focus on Semiconductors During Taiwan Visit | Technology

By HUIZHONG WU and JOE McDONALD – Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday for a visit focused on semiconductors, the critical chips used in everyday electronics that have become a battleground in the technological competition between the United States and China. …

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‘Free Staters’ trouble New Hampshire politics in ski resort spat | Government and politics

By HOLLY RAMER – Associated Press CONCORD, NH (AP) — As a former manager of a ski resort, New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu knows how to navigate slippery slopes. But a recent controversy at a county-owned ski area has raised questions about his sway over the Republican Party ahead of …

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Judge refuses to require manual counting of Arizona ballots | Government and politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge on Friday refused to require Arizona officials to count ballots by hand in November, dismissing a court case filed by Republican gubernatorial and secretary of state candidates based on false allegations of problems with vote-counting machines. Lake …

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Arizona Supreme Court rejects challenges to 2 initiatives | United States government and politics

By BOB CHRISTIE – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed challenges to two campaign initiatives filed for the November ballot, one already certified for the ballot and a second that appears likely to do so when a final verification of signatures will be completed. …

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City of NM, victim of a government fire, now faces a water shortage

Comment this story Comment LAS VEGAS, NM – In the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, buzzing chainsaws interrupt the serenity. Crews scramble to clear charred trees and other debris that swept away mountainsides in the wake of the largest wildfire in New Mexico’s recorded history, choking rivers and streams. Heavy …

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Students return, legal battle brews over Reno dormitory explosion | National government and new policies

Reno Gazette-Journal RENO, Nev. (AP) — Three years after a gas explosion destroyed a University of Nevada dormitory, hundreds of students will begin moving into the renovated building this week as a legal battle looms over over $100 million in damages. School officials compared the damage from the July 5, …

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North Korea rejects Seoul’s offer of disarmament aid | National government and new policies

By KIM TONG-HYUNG – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said her country will never accept South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol’s “insane” offer to economic benefits in exchange for denuclearization steps, accusing Seoul of recycling proposals already rejected …

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Topeka City Government Announces 4 Finalists for City Manager Position

Stephen Wade, Director of Administrative and Financial Services for the City of Topeka, is among four finalists to become Topeka’s next City Manager. The others are Father Yacoben, Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of the City of Las Vegas; Mike Harmon, former city administrator of Fairfield, Iowa, and Spearfish, …

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Sinema Took Money From Wall Street While Killing Tax Investors | National government and new policies

By BRIAN SLODYSKO – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senator Kyrsten Sinema, the Arizona Democrat who single-handedly thwarted her party’s longstanding goal of raising taxes on wealthy investors, was awarded nearly $1 million in over the past year from private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists whose taxes …

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Arizona won’t wait for the US government and will start filling in the gaps in the border wall

phoenix — Arizona began moving in shipping containers on Friday to fill a 1,000ft gap in the border wall near the southern Arizona farming community of Yuma, officials say they were acting to stop migrants after repeated and broken promises by the Biden administration to block the region. The Arizona …

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Takeaway: Trump tightens grip on GOP, narrow Squad win | National government and new policies

By BRIAN SLODYSKO – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After an uneven start, that of Donald Trump The election-year revenge tour succeeded in ousting Republican members of Congress, boosting Trump-backed “America First” candidates who pushed back against the establishment, and tightening his grip on the party. Meanwhile, Ron Johnson, the …

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the former head of the federal government wants to abolish the national department of education

Because protecting private, for-profit education was what the Department of Education under Trump did (see Florida). X What if we gave teachers a fraction of the attention and support we give the police? How about 100,000 new teachers, with supports for community colleges and public schools to prepare and accelerate …

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Pentagon Rejects DC’s Request for National Guard Migrant Aid | Government and politics

By LOLITA C. BALDOR – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has rejected a request from the District of Columbia asking for help from the National Guard in what the mayor called a “growing humanitarian crisis” caused by thousands of migrants being bused into the city from two southern …

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Pence touts Wisconsin GOP gubernatorial candidate Kleefisch | Government and politics

By SCOTT BAUER – Associated Press PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) – Former Vice President Mike Pence campaigned Wednesday with his Republican primary pick for Wisconsin governor on the battlefield, calling Rebecca Kleefisch a “proven conservative” as she takes on an opponent endorsed by Donald Trump. Trump plans to hold a Friday …

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Arizona official refutes review that counted 282 dead voters | Fremont Tribune – Government and Politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Monday his investigators found only one dead voter after thoroughly reviewing findings from a partisan review of the 2020 election that found 282 ballots were reportedly cast in the name of a deceased person. …

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Loyalty to Trump defines Republican Senate primary in Arizona | Government and politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — An interviewer asked the Republican Senate candidate from Arizona Blake Masters choose a “subversive thinker” that people should know more about. The masters thought about it and came up with a risky answer for someone running for office. “I’m probably …

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Arizona Attorney General’s race wide open in GOP primaries | National government and new policies

By ANITA SNOW – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — The race for Arizona’s attorney general is wide open as Tuesday’s primaries approach, with six Republicans and just one Democrat eyeing a job that could have played an outsized role on issues like as abortion and the integrity of elections. Term …

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US government sued over Trump’s zero tolerance policy

Plaintiffs seek damages for ‘significant and lasting trauma’ caused to parents and children Thousands of families have been torn apart under the zero tolerance policy announced by the Trump administration in 2018. Under this policy, every migrant – including asylum seekers – attempting to cross the US border anywhere other …

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GOP warms up to far-right gubernatorial candidate in Pennsylvania | Government and politics

By MARC LEVY – Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republicans are bracing for Doug Mastriano. When he crushed a field of nine people to win the GOP nomination for Pennsylvania governor in May, some party members warned that Mastriano’s far-right views on everything from abortion to the 2020 presidential …

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To tackle the drug crisis, the government must secure the southern border

OOur country has used the COVID-19 pandemic to cripple our economy for a year and a half and demonize fellow citizens deemed non-compliant or insufficiently serious about the virus and the measures ordered to stop it. Even as vaccines became available and the virus became less severe and more contained, …

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Abortion rights group opposes efforts to reinstate Arizona ban | Government and politics

PHOENIX (AP) — Planned Parenthood Arizona said in a legal filing Wednesday that courts must “harmonize” the state’s two different abortion laws after Attorney General Mark Brnovich ruled last week to reinstate a ban almost complete procedure dating back more than a century. On July 13, Brnovich asked a Tucson …

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Yellen denounces China’s trade practices during his visit to South Korea | National government and new policies

By FATIMA HUSSEIN and HYUNG-JIN KIM – Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and South Korea should deepen their trade relationship to avoid letting other countries use their market positions to unfair advantage, Treasury Secretary Janet said Tuesday. Yellen during a visit where she also urged …

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The feds can’t force Tennessee and 19 other states to allow biological men to compete on women’s sports teams and use girls’ showers and locker rooms

Nashville-In a federal lawsuit filed by Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and the attorneys general of 19 other states, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee barred the U.S. Department of Education and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to enforce new, expanded and illegal advice on …

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Brnovich Asks Judge for Power to Criminally Charge Abortion Physicians | Government and politics

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking a Pima County judge to immediately restore his power and the power of local prosecutors to bring criminal charges against doctors who perform abortions. In legal documents filed Wednesday, Brnovich argues that the only reason the Arizona Court of Appeals barred enforcement of …

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HEALTH CARE NEWSLETTER: Abortion travel protections to get votes

On Thursday, Senate Democrats will try — and likely fail — to pass a bill that would prevent states from restricting women from traveling out of state to get abortions. Democratic leaders in both houses are pushing to vote on similar bills to ensure that anyone living in a state …

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The government is struggling to hire

Data: BLS via Julia Pollak, chief economist at ZipRecruiter; Graphic: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals “We’re losing staff and we’re unable to replace them,” a New Jersey teacher told Axios, helping explain what’s happening with the resumption of government jobs — she’s lagging behind. Driving the news: While the number of jobs …

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Feds suing Arizona over new election law

The US Department of Justice sued the state of Arizona on Tuesday over new voting rules that federal officials say violate civil rights laws. Signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey earlier this year, Bill 2492 requires certain voters to submit proof of citizenship when registering to vote using a …

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Froma Harrop: Moral whites at the center of our government

Perhaps the most permanent image that emerged from Tuesday’s hearing on the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol was that of shaved Chief of Staff Mark Meadows rushing to help Donald Trump overthrow the United States government. What do you want sir ? Do you want me to call …

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FBI Subpoenas Records of Arizona Republican Senate Speaker | Fremont Tribune – Government and Politics

By BOB CHRISTIE and JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — FBI agents investigating events surrounding former President Donald Trump’s efforts to reverse his 2020 election defeat have subpoenaed Arizona Senate Speaker Karen Fann, who orchestrated a discredited examination of the election. A second Republican senator who aggressively …

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FREYR expands Norwegian plant plans, government agrees to support

FREYR is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Image: NYSE. FREYR Battery is set to move forward with the construction of its first battery gigafactory in Norway, having received assurances of financial and strategic support from the country’s government. The Norway-headquartered battery cell manufacturing startup said it had sanctioned …

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Judges side with doctors convicted in pain schemes | National government and new policies

By MARK SHERMAN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled on Monday to doctors facing criminal charges for over-prescribing strong painkillers in a case resulting from the opioid addiction crisis. Judge Stephen Breyer wrote for the court that prosecutors must prove doctors knew they were illegally prescribing …

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Arizona teachers won’t face new boundaries teaching about race and ethnicity next year | Arizona and Area News

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that the legislation had been approved. He actually missed a vote due to the absence of a legislator. PHOENIX — Arizona teachers won’t face new rules this school year about how they can teach about race and ethnicity because a …

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Lawmakers rewrite Ducey’s plan for $1 billion for new water | National government and new policies

PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s plan to create a new state agency to boost the desert state’s increasingly strained water supply has turned into a plan to to empower an existing state entity to leverage and distribute a billion dollar new credit. The entity is a shadowy agency …

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Raffensperger of Georgia among witnesses for upcoming 6/1 hearing | National government and new policies

By FARNOUSH AMIRI – Associated Press Georgian Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is due to testify before the House committee on Tuesday January 6 about the extraordinary pressure he came under from former President Donald Trump to “find 11,780” votes that could swing the state to prevent Joe Biden’s election …

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January 6 committee targets Pence, Ginni Thomas | National government and new policies

By HOPE YEN – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House committee members are investigating the Capitol Riot said on Sunday that they could subpoena former Vice President Mike Pence and were awaiting news from Virginia “Ginni” Thomasthe wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, about her role in the illegal …

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Arizona AG’s Effort to Demand Overhaul of Election Rules Denied | United States government and politics

By BOB CHRISTIE – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona judge on Friday denied Republican Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s request to order Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs to make a major rewrite of a nearly 300-page document that explains to county election officials how to handle the 2022 …

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Bill Advances for Truth and Healing Commission Regarding Abuse at Government-Run Residential Schools

A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would create a commission to investigate historic abuses at Indian boarding schools, despite Republican concerns about the commission’s scope and power. Cronkite News Digest reports that the Truth and Healing Commission would investigate federal and mission boarding schools, which …

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NIH to Host Virtual Stakeholder Engagement Meeting on U.S. Government Oversight Policies for Dual-Use Research of Concern

Media Advisory Tuesday, June 14, 2022 What National Institutes of Health to Host Virtual Stakeholder Engagement Meeting on U.S. Government Agenda dual-use life science research oversight policies of concern (DURC). DURC is life science research that, based on current knowledge, may reasonably yield knowledge, information, products or technologies that could …

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Here’s an easy way to help the surveillance government. Tell Governor Ige not to blow it up

When the editorial board of Civil Beat last wrote about Senate Bill 3252on February 22, it still had to go through the state Senate, the state House of Representatives, and be approved by both houses in the conference committee to pass. It’s no small set of hurdles, and most bills …

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White supremacists annoy thousands on social media | National government and new policies

By AMANDA SEITZ – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Social media posts are a distinct type. They darkly hint that the CIA or FBI are behind it mass shootings. They traffic in racist, sexist and homophobic tropes. They relish the prospect of a “white boy summer.” Nationalists and white supremacists, …

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Here Weed Go! is back with a new episode | Government and politics

The latest episode of the Arizona Daily Star’s national cannabis podcast, “Here Weed Go!,” is here! Cannabis host and writer Eddie Celaya takes a closer look at the growing movement to erase marijuana-related convictions and is joined by Caroline Isaacs, the executive director of Just Communities Arizona and Martin Hutchins, …

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House GOP seeks school funding overhaul and voucher expansion | National government and new policies

PHOENIX (AP) — Majority Republicans in the Arizona House are working to finalize a deal that would dramatically increase funding for K-12 public schools and enact a major expansion of the state’s private school voucher system. ‘State. Republicans who hold a majority in the House have yet to agree, but …

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Business and government leaders explain why people are moving to growth-friendly states like Montana

Richard Bernstein Advisors Deputy CIO Dan Suzuki provides an overview of the stock market. States like Montana, Idaho and Utah have grown faster than most of the rest of the country, which Montana’s political and business leaders have attributed to both lifestyle, environment commercial and state policy. “As people are …

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Trump backs Arizona candidate who echoes 2020 election lies | Government and politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER and JILL COLVIN – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Donald Trump on Thursday approved an investor Blake Masters in the crowded Republican Senate primary in Arizona, citing the candidate’s strident support for Trump’s lies about the 2020 election. The former president said in a statement that …

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AZ Senate Republicans block gun background check vote attempt | Government and politics

PHOENIX — Senate Republicans on Tuesday rescinded a bid to force a vote on legislation banning people from buying guns unless they have a background check first. The party line vote came on a bid by Sen. Martin Quezada, D-Glendale, to get a roll-call vote on his SB 1546. It …

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Exchange: The problem of water supply in Casa Grande takes a new turn | National government and new policies

PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly a year after the Arizona Department of Water Resources announced it would not approve new certificates of supply for groundwater use in the active management area de Pinal, local groups are pushing back against the agency’s findings, and developers have found a way to continue building …

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Joe Biden appoints 3 men to be US Marshals in Georgia | Government and politics

ATLANTA (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday named police chiefs in Savannah and Perry and a former DeKalb County sheriff to serve as U.S. marshals in Georgia’s three federal court districts. Each must be confirmed by the US Senate before taking office. The men would oversee U.S. Marshals Service …

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‘Horrible’ conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting | Fremont Tribune – Government and Politics

By DAVID KLEPPER and ALI SWENSON – Associated Press PROVIDENCE, RI (AP) — Now it’s as predictable as calls to thought and prayer: A mass shooting leaves many dead, and wild conspiracy theories and misinformation about the carnage soon follow. It happened after sand hookafter Parkafter the shooting in the …

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Hillicon Valley — Government lacks ransomware data

Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) released a report Tuesday that shows the federal government lacks comprehensive data on cryptocurrency-related ransomware attacks. Separately, a group of activists staged a protest at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) summit on Tuesday to draw attention to the company’s work with immigration agencies and law enforcement …

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Offices including that of Secretary of State disputed in Alabama | United States government and politics

By JAY REEVES – Associated Press Campaigns for the United States Senate and governor have garnered the most attention ahead of Tuesday’s primary in Alabama, but five other statewide races are on the ballot. With multiple candidates in some races, some nominations may not be decided until the second round …

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