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Moving in the Wrong Direction: Picking apart PG&E

on January 18, 2019, 7:44 AM / in State News

Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s impending bankruptcy is an opportunity for people in San Francisco who have long wanted a publicly run utility. Chronicle City Hall reporters note that city officials are taking the first steps toward possibly taking over some of PG&E’s assets – an enormously ambitious effort that won’t come cheap. One possible source of cash: the city’s […]

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Anna Brosche (R) Running for Mayor Jacksonville Fl.

Anna Brosche (R) Running for Mayor Jacksonville Fl.

on January 18, 2019, 6:48 AM / in State News

Last Friday, Jacksonville City Councilwoman Anna Brosche (R) announced her campaign to challenge Mayor Lenny Curry (R) in the city’s 2019 mayoral election. She said the mayor did not do enough to address crime and that the city’s taxpayers were being hurt by what she called a lack of transparency in the mayor’s office. That same day, five members of […]

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Marino to resign from U.S. House next week; special election to be called in PA-12

Marino to resign from U.S. House next week; special election to be called in PA-12

on January 18, 2019, 6:43 AM / in State News

Ballotpedia reports that Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), who has served in the U.S. House since 2011, announced Thursday that he will resign from Congress on January 23, 2019, to pursue a job in the private sector. Marino served as the state co-chair for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016 and was briefly a nominee to head the Office of National […]

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Bill Lee indicates handgun permit holders are not welcome in “his” Capitol

Bill Lee indicates handgun permit holders are not welcome in “his” Capitol

on January 18, 2019, 6:20 AM / in Opinion, State News

Bill Lee as Tennessee next “Establishment” Governor. In 2010, Bill Haslam promised Tennesseans and specifically members of the Tennessee Firearms Association that he would sign constitutional carry if that legislation was put on his desk. A few years ago, the Tennessee Legislature decided after years of pressure to remove the signs that prohibited Tennessee’s handgun permit holders from carrying their handguns in […]

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California Governor Newsom Vows ‘Sanctuary To All Who Seek It’ In Inauguration Speech

California Governor Newsom Vows ‘Sanctuary To All Who Seek It’ In Inauguration Speech

on January 17, 2019, 6:48 AM / in State News

  SACRAMENTO (CBSLA/AP) – California’s new governor is promising the most populous state will be a “sanctuary to all who seek it” in a direct affront to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom challenged the Trump administration repeatedly as he was sworn in to office Monday, particularly on immigration. The former San Francisco mayor became the state’s 40th governor, succeeding […]

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Democrats Go Full Commie: NYC Mayor Says Wealth Is “In the Wrong Hands”

Democrats Go Full Commie: NYC Mayor Says Wealth Is “In the Wrong Hands”

on January 17, 2019, 6:45 AM / in National News, State News

by Jim Hoft  |  The Gateway Pundit Earlier this week New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his new plan to grant free healthcare to any illegal immigrant who made it to the Big Apple. The move just made New York City the destination of choice for every sick foreigner in the world.   On Thursday in his State […]

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California Pastor Ousted From Church Over This Billboard

on January 17, 2019, 6:37 AM / in State News

Let’s talk discrimination A California pastor whose church sign declaring “Bruce Jenner is still a man” drew protests says he was forced out and is no longer serving as the pastor in order to avoid a split in his congregation. “I did not want to leave, I did not quit and I was willing to stay,” Hoke added Monday on Facebook.   On […]

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Anti-King Resolution Quotes White Supremacist Lincoln

Anti-King Resolution Quotes White Supremacist Lincoln

on January 16, 2019, 7:14 AM / in Opinion, State News

by  R. Cort Kirkwood Before the House votes on the resolution to condemn white supremacism and nationalism, its members might want to reconsider one of its clauses. The target of the resolution is, of course, the reputed “white supremacism” of Iowa Representative Steve King, now the target of a Two Minutes Hate. King uttered the unutterable — Western Civilization is a pretty […]

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Chicago Woman With Concealed-carry Permit Shoots, Kills Armed Robber

Chicago Woman With Concealed-carry Permit Shoots, Kills Armed Robber

on January 16, 2019, 7:07 AM / in State News

by  Michael Tennant A Chicago man with a long rap sheet tried to commit one crime too many and wound up dead when his would-be victim, who had a concealed-carry permit, shot and killed him. The incident occurred last Tuesday around 6:00 a.m. A 25-year-old woman whose name has not been released was waiting at a bus stop in Fernwood, a […]

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New York Sees a Spike in Regents Exam Failures Five Years After Common Core

New York Sees a Spike in Regents Exam Failures Five Years After Common Core

on January 16, 2019, 6:57 AM / in State News

A report by education policy consultant David Rubin shows a spike in the failure rate of New York students on their math and ELA Regents Exam. In his summary he writes: It’s now five years since the Algebra 1 (Common Core) Regents and Exam was first used in June of 2014. After five years of a transition period, schools should […]

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Pritzker gives raises to state workers with unknown price tag on first day

on January 16, 2019, 6:56 AM / in State News

By Greg Bishop | Watchdog.org Gov. J.B. Pritzker gave un-budgeted raises to state workers, signed a law designed to promote diversity, and issued two executive orders that he said would help working families. On his first full day as Illinois’ new chief executive, Pritzker held a news conference inside his second-floor office at the State Capitol in Springfield to announce […]

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Northam’s $1.2 billion tax hike ‘dead on arrival,’ says House majority leader

Northam’s $1.2 billion tax hike ‘dead on arrival,’ says House majority leader

on January 16, 2019, 6:51 AM / in State News

By Tyler Arnold | Watchdog.org Democratic Governor Ralph Northam’s plan to allow a de facto $1.2 billion tax increase on the middle class is “dead on arrival” in the House of Delegates, House Majority Leader Todd Gilbert, R-Woodstock, said. “To be very clear, the governor’s proposal to increase taxes on those hard-working Virginians is dead on arrival,” Gilbert said in […]

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Legal News this January 16th, 2019

on January 16, 2019, 6:48 AM / in National News, State News

By Walter Olson The two new heads of the judiciary committees in the Pennsylvania legislature are nonlawyers, and the legal community appears to be fine with that [Max Mitchell, Legal Intelligencer] Long after his downfall in one of the worst U.S. legal scandals in years, Stan Chesley was still listed as holding an honored position at a major charity until […]

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While Jackson attempts to destroy the past… Brick streets help Wilmington uncover its past

While Jackson attempts to destroy the past… Brick streets help Wilmington uncover its past

on January 16, 2019, 6:30 AM / in State News

WILMINGTON – Driving down North Fourth Street will soon be a smoother, less jarring ride. This week, city public works crews are in the process of removing the asphalt laid over the historic brick street on North Fourth between Red Cross and Walnut streets. The block is closed to traffic 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday. The work is […]

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‘Transgender’ male publicly defends cussing and kicking after store clerk called him ‘sir’

on January 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in State News

By Calvin Freiburger ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico,(LifeSiteNews) – The irate “transgender” man who went viral for chewing out a GameStop employee who called him “sir” has gone public, telling local media he has no regrets about his behavior at the video game retailer. Earlier this month, LifeSiteNews reported on the video, which shows a man angrily attempting to return a purchase then swearing at […]

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More cases emerge of Saudi students vanishing while  facing Oregon charges

More cases emerge of Saudi students vanishing while facing Oregon charges

on January 15, 2019, 9:01 AM / in State News

Is this what an **ally** does?  Sorry, but I have no trust for the Saudi’s – none at all.  Time to cut the ties that KILL – let them educate their young killers in their own country and keep them out of here. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net Gone: More cases emerge of Saudi students vanishing while facing Oregon charges By […]

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PG&E PLANS BANKRUPTCY FILING

on January 15, 2019, 8:44 AM / in State News

Electric and natural gas utility giant PG&E Corp. on Monday said it will file for bankruptcy protection as it faces billions of dollars of potential liability for its role in recent California wildfires. The announcement, which follows a California-mandated 15-day advance notice of bankruptcy, is an effort to reorganize to ensure the “orderly, fair and expeditious resolution” of its liabilities […]

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Iowa secretary of state’s error restarts multi-year process to amend the Iowa Constitution

on January 15, 2019, 8:37 AM / in State News

Secretary of State Paul Pate (R) said that his office failed to report constitutional amendments that the 86th Iowa General Assembly (2017-2018) approved in 2018. The Iowa Constitution requires Pate to publish notifications in two newspapers in each of Iowa’s four congressional districts at least three months before November 2018. In March and April 2018, the legislature approved (1) an […]

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New York: Man Indicted On 17,725 Counts Of Child Porn, Including Babies & Engaged In Bestiality

New York: Man Indicted On 17,725 Counts Of Child Porn, Including Babies & Engaged In Bestiality

on January 15, 2019, 7:30 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Tim Brown  |  Freedom Outpost It’s amazing to me that adults would even contemplate any attraction to children, much less engage then sexually.  It staggers my thinking even more that one would rape a baby.  Then there are those who simply enjoy viewing such episodes.  A Queens, New York man has now been indicted on 17,725 counts of downloading […]

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Wisconsin Judge Rules in Favor of Religious Freedom

Wisconsin Judge Rules in Favor of Religious Freedom

on January 15, 2019, 6:39 AM / in State News

Religious institutions exempt from nondiscrimination ordinance addressing gender identity in public accommodation By  Jeffrey Cimmino  |  Washington Free Beacon A county judge in Wisconsin ruled last month that the city of De Pere’s nondiscrimination ordinance infringed on the right of religious freedom, granting a victory to five churches and a religious broadcaster which brought a legal challenge against the statute. In […]

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