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Election Day nears for L.A. County’s state Senate District 30 seat

When former state Sen. Holly Mitchell won a seat on the Board of Supervisors last November, it opened the political gates in a district that Mitchell had dominated since 2013. For a diverse L.A. landscape that spans from Inglewood to Century City, it was a chance for a new leader to take the helm, bringing fresh energy fueled by notions of how to respond to issues such as COVID-19, homelessness and affordable housing. Three months later, seven candidates are officially on the ballot vying for Mi...
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Election Day nears for LA County’s state Senate District 30 seat

When former state Sen. Holly Mitchell won a seat on the Board of Supervisors last November, it opened the political gates in a district that Mitchell had dominated since 2013. For a diverse L.A. landscape that spans from Inglewood to Century City, it was a chance for a new leader to take the helm, bringing fresh energy fueled by notions of how to respond to issues such as COVID-19, homelessness and affordable housing. Three months later, seven candidates are officially on the ballot vying for Mi...
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Student protesters urge state to change Dixie State University's name

State Senate leaders in Utah say a bill to rename Dixie State University will get a debate this session, after a group of students rallied at the Capitol in favor of removing "Dixie" from the school's name.
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Passing Stopped Indiana School Buses Could Get Pricier

A bill approved by the state Senate could make it easier to issue tickets for school bus stop-arm violations and increase penalties for those disobeying the law.
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State edges toward vaccinating 70+, charging for hikers' rescue, $1M Honolulu homes may be classified affordable, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Daring view of Waimea Canyon, Kauai ©2021 All Hawaii News Charging illegal hikers for rescue costs considered again by Hawaii lawmakers. Renewed efforts are underway in the state Senate to allow county first-responders to charge outlaw hikers for the cost of rescuing them — and issue criminal fines as well — at a time when government spending is under stress from the fallout of COVID-19. Star-Advertiser. KHON2.Is The End In Sight? And How Will We Know It? Vaccinations are key to how soon ...
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An Arkansas lawmaker who is ditching the GOP said Trump's attempt to 'overturn the results of a fair and free election' was the 'final straw'

FILE: Sen. Jim Hendren speaks during a meeting of the Senate Education Committee at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock in 2015. AP Photo/Danny Johnston An Arkansas state senator this week announced he was leaving the GOP. State Sen. Jim Hendren said he left the party after Trump incited the riot at the US Capitol. Hendren accused GOP of a failure of leadership and said party leaders took a "backseat" approach. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A longtime Arkans...
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Morning Headlines: Akron Schools Exploring Earlier Return to Classrooms; Bill to Limit DeWine’s Health Orders Passes Ohio Senate

Akron school officials are looking into whether they can return to in-person classes sooner than planned; a small committee of legislators could overrule the Ohio governor’s health orders under a bill approved Wednesday by the state Senate; a report finds that nearly one out of 10 bills introduced by Ohio lawmakers are criminal justice-related; and more stories.
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New York Democrats holding Cuomo accountable over nursing home deaths

A group of state Senate Democrats — fed up with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s handling of nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic — on Tuesday...
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Senate Contempt Vote in Election Fight With Board Fails

Arizona Republicans who control the state Senate have fallen one vote short of finding the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in contempt for failing to turn over voting machines and ballots from the November election.
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Senate Planning to Hold Board in Contempt in Election Fight

Arizona Republicans who control the state Senate are poised to hold the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in contempt for failing to turn over voting machines and ballots from the November election.
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Utah Poised to Remove Concealed Weapon Permit Requirements

Utah gun owners would be able to carry concealed weapons without a permit under a bill that passed the state Senate on Friday, leaving one procedural vote before it heads to the desk of a supportive Republican governor.
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"Evan Rachel Wood Accuses Marilyn Manson of Abuse ... Hours later Mr. Manson’s label dropped him."

 The NYT reports.“The name of my abuser is Brian Warner, also known to the world as Marilyn Manson,” Ms. Wood wrote in an Instagram post. “He started grooming me when I was a teenager and horrifically abused me for years. I was brainwashed and manipulated into submission. I am done living in fear of retaliation, slander, or blackmail. I am here to expose this dangerous man and call out the many industries that have enabled him, before he ruins any more lives. I stand with the many victims who wi...
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State Senate Democrats Lay Out Budget Priorities

Democrats in Ohio’s Senate have laid out their priorities for the upcoming budget.
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Hawaii Legislature convenes without pomp, federal recognition for Hawaiians back on the table, Honolulu mayor names chief of staff, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Taro farmers offer free cuttings at Capitol as Hawaii Legislature convenes PC: Ka Leo o Hawai'i via Facebook, Ethan Weil State Legislature opens without the usual revelry. The coronavirus pandemic and the shock waves it has sent through the economy, as well as heightened security as a result of the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, combined to create somber, austere ceremonies as lawmakers gathered on Wednesday to kick off this year’s legislative session. Star-Advertiser.New legislativ...
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Hawaii drops case against U.S. Surgeon General, vaccine shortage limits inoculations, budget woes plague Legislature, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams in Honolulu file photo Honolulu Prosecutor Drops Surgeon General’s COVID Violation Charge. Newly elected Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm is moving to dismiss the criminal cases against U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and his aide after Honolulu police cited the men for allegedly violating pandemic rules in August. Civil Beat.New prosecutor wants surgeon general’s case dismissed. Honolulu’s new prosecutor, Steve Alm, submitted a motion Tuesday se...
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These are the Republican lawmakers facing calls for resignation after they attended the Trump rally ahead of the Capitol riot

Supporters of President Donald Trump entered the Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Days after last week's riot at the US Capitol, lawmakers have condemned the violence exhibited during the riot. Others have referred to the rioters as "patriots" and displayed support for their actions. Rioters were emboldened not just by President Donald Trump, who was pleading them to protest the election results, but also by the Republican rally attendees, which...
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Pa. Senate Republicans refuse to seat Democrat Brewster in contentious swearing-in ceremony

A Western Pennsylvania lawmaker who won re-election in November was not sworn-in to the state Senate on Tuesday with the rest of the...
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Right Out of the Mold: California’s New Sen. Padilla Another Anti-Gunner

Alex Padilla fills the California vacancy created by Kamala Harris. (Screen snip, YouTube, Cal. Secretary of State) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As if to quickly dispel any confusion about how he will vote on Second Amendment issues now that he is replacing Kamala Harris in the U.S. Senate, Democrat Alex Padilla—appointed by California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fill the Harris vacancy—declared in his acceptance statement, “I’m going to the Senate so we can finally make real progress on our long-challe...
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California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will fill Kamala Harris' US Senate seat

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla Justin Sullivan/Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom has selected the state's Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' US Senate seat. Padilla will be the first-ever Latino to represent California in the US Senate, and will serve out the rest of Harris' term until 2022, at which point he will have the option to run for a full term.  Padilla previously served as a Los Angeles City Council member in the late 1...
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New York Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure Bill Signed by Gov. Cuomo

A bill in New York requiring area lenders to notify the state’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) and mortgagors of an impending foreclosure action on reverse mortgage borrowers has been signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo, codifying the measure into law after being passed by both houses of the state legislature this past summer. The bill, known as A5627 in the State House and S4408 in the State Senate, is designed to further regulate loans issued in New York under the Home Equity C...
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Michigan's state legislative offices closed on Monday over 'credible threats of violence'

Motorist's participate during a drive-by rally to certify the presidential election results near the Capitol building in Lansing, Mich., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. AP Photo/Paul Sancya Michigan's state legislative offices were closed on Monday over "credible threats of violence" as the state's 16 electors were set to gather in the capitol building to cast their electoral votes for President-elect Joe Biden.  The Michigan State Capitol was scheduled to be closed to the public on Monday an...
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'It's time for us to move on': Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan fears that Trump's election legal battles are hurting the GOP's image

Georgia Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan, a Republican, speaks on the floor of the State Senate. AP Photo/John Bazemore Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, a Republican, on Tuesday said that President Donald Trump's continued legal challenges against the election results could tarnish the party's image. "It's time for us as a country and as a party to move on," he said. "I'm very, very worried that this affects our brand of conservatism." The chasm between Duncan and the GOP blew open when Trump slamm...
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A failed GOP House candidate said Sidney Powell listed him as a plaintiff without permission in a lawsuit to overturn the election

Members of President Donald Trump's legal team, Sidney Powell, right, with Jenna Ellis, left, attend a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin The lawyer Sidney Powell has named a failed Republican House candidate's as a plaintiff, seemingly without his permission, in one of her lawsuits trying to overturn the election result. A suit alleging "massive election fraud" in Wisconsin names Derrick V...
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Democrat Josh Newman declares victory over Republican Ling Ling Chang in 29th Senate District rematch

  Democrat Josh Newman has declared victory in his 29th Senate District rematch with GOP State Sen. Ling Ling Chang, flipping the seat back to blue and further shrinking Republicans’ presence in the California legislature. “I’m immensely grateful, as well as humbled, that the voters of my district have once again granted me the honor and privilege of representing them in the California State Senate,” Newman said Thursday night. The win is vindication for Newman. He won the SD-29 seat over Ch...
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Democrats' lackluster performance in downballot races is a double-edged sword for election and voting rights reform

Chester County, Pa. election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots to scan for the 2020 general election in the United States at West Chester University, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in West Chester. AP Photo/Matt Slocum As President-elect Joe Biden won back the White House, Democrats suffered disappointing results down the ballot in congressional and state-level elections.  With a low chance of Congress passing sweeping federal voting rights legislation, Republicans' success in retaini...
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RESULTS: First-term Democratic Rep. Susie Lee projected to win Nevada's 3rd Congressional District over former WWE wrestler Daniel Rodimer

  First-term Rep. Susie Lee is projected to defeat Republican Dan Rodimer and win Nevada's 3rd Congressional District. This is one of 30 districts that voted for President Donald Trump in 2016 but is currently represented in the House by a Democrat. Rodimer is a former WWE wrestler who previously ran for a spot in Nevada's State Senate in 2018. See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. First-term Democratic Rep. Susie...
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RESULTS: Now-Republican incumbent Jeff Van Drew defeats Democrat Amy Kennedy to represent the state's 2nd Congressional District

  Now-Republican Rep. Jeff Van Drew defeated Democrat Amy Kennedy to represent New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District, according to Decision Desk HQ. After one year as a Democratic representative, Van Drew switched parties and now is a member of the Republican Party. New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District is the southernmost and largest Congressional District in New Jersey. It contains all of Cumberland, Salem, Atlantic, and Cape May Counties. See the live coverage and full results from all U...
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Legislative Appointment Of Electors: An Extreme Legal Move And An Unlikely Profile in Courage

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. As the President’s path to victory narrows, some of his supporters (including his son, Donald Jr.) are beginning to float one of the most extreme legal moves possible: that a state legislature directly appoint presidential electors, ignoring the people’s votes. That sort of power grab after the election has already been held would be unprecedented and unconstitutional. But legal arguments aside, it would be pointles...
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RESULTS: GOP Rep. French Hill projected to fend off challenge from Democrat Joyce Elliot in Arkansas' 2nd District

  Republican Rep. French Hill is projected to win reelection against Democratic Joyce Elliot in Arkansas' 2nd District. Polls began closing in the district at 9 p.m. local time. The Central Arkansas district includes the state's capital of Little Rock and the surrounding counties.  See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections Elliot was recently added to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's "Red to Blue" program which aims to assist the campaigns of top-tier c...
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RESULTS: Polls close in New Jersey, where now-Republican incumbent Jeff Van Drew and Democrat Amy Kennedy vie for a chance to represent the state's 2nd Congressional District

  Polls closed at 8 p.m. ET in New Jersey, where first-term Rep. Jeff Van Drew is facing Democrat Amy Kennedy in the state's 2nd Congressional District. After one year as a Democratic representative, Van Drew switched parties and now is a member of the Republican Party. New Jersey's 2nd Congressional District is the southermost and largest Congressional District in New Jersey. It contains all of Cumberland, Salem, Atlantic, and Cape May counties. The race will be called as soon as there are suf...
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