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The Biden Administration’s Assault on Firearms Industry Continues

Joe Biden mentioned a number of the anti-gun goals he has set during his recent address to Congress.  IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Joe Biden mentioned a number of the anti-gun goals he has set during his recent address to Congress, but for some reason, he did not mention his support for bankrupting the firearms industry through endless, meritless lawsuits. This is an odd oversight, considering he mentioned that, if he could be granted only one anti-gun accomplishment by God, this is wha...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington Post, US, America, Joe Biden, House, New York Times, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, U S Conference of Mayors, Protection of Lawful Commerce, Adam Schiff, Rose Garden, Schiff, Gun Rights News


Biden’s Anti-gun Lies are Too Much Even for Legacy Press Fact Checkers

Joe Biden’s so full of it, not even legacy media can cover all his lies. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- With President Joe Biden securely in office and the 2024 presidential election 43 months away, the mainstream press has determined it an acceptable time to expose the frequent fibber’s most flagrant falsehoods. This week saw a plethora of so-called “fact-checkers” take issue with the blatantly false statements Biden made while announcing his “initial actions” on gun control on April 8. ...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, America, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Biden, Times, U S Conference of Mayors, Congressional Research Service, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms, NICS, FactCheck, Annenberg Public Policy Center


NSSF Condemns City of Gary, Ind., Scapegoating of Public Safety

The City of Gary, Indiana is attempting to revive an unjust lawsuit against gun-makers. – Eric Holcomb, iStock-884171528 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the firearm industry trade association, strongly criticized the City of Gary, Ind., effort to revive its lawsuit against firearm manufacturers that seeks to hold members of the firearm industry legally responsible for the harm caused to the city by the actions of criminals who misuse firearms. “The decision by ...
Tags: New York, Guns, Boston, Indiana, Bill Clinton, Andrew Cuomo, Gary, National Shooting Sports Foundation, U S Conference of Mayors, Housing and Urban Development, Keane, Gary Indiana, NSSF, Gary Ind, Gun Rights News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF


Biden signs more immigration policy orders

By Elliot Spagat and Josh Boak | CNN WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a second spate of orders to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies, demonstrating the powers of the White House and its limitations without support from Congress. His orders on family separation, border security and legal immigration bring to nine the number of executive actions on immigration during his first two weeks in office. With proposed legislation to give legal status and a path to citizenship t...
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Election 2020 live updates: Biden picks Yellen to lead Treasury; Biden and Harris meet with mayors

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris met with members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and spoke about the COVID pandemic.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Indicted Founder Of Now-Defunct Legal Tech Company Says In Book He Was FBI Mole

Derek Bluford, who was indicted by a federal grand jury in 2018 after his legal technology company shut down amid allegations of fraud, forgery and impersonating a lawyer, has resurfaced with a new self-published book in which he says he became an FBI informant assisting in a political corruption investigation into the former mayor of Sacramento, Calif., Kevin Johnson, who was also a former star with the NBA’s Phoenix Suns. Between 2016 and 2018, I wrote a series of posts about Bluford, a one-ti...
Tags: Law, California, Uncategorized, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento, Fbi, Nba, Johnson, Kevin Johnson, U S District Court, U S Conference of Mayors, Sacramento Calif, Eastern District, LegalZoom, Legaltech West Coast, LawTova


NYC, Seattle, Portland Are ‘Permitting Anarchy’ Because They Snubbed Feds, Barr Whines

In the latest episode of President Donald Trump’s months-long effort to paint liberal cities as violent, lawless hellholes, Attorney General Bill Barr on Monday declared that New York City, Seattle and Portland were “permitting anarchy.” The new label from Barr came three weeks after the President ordered the attorney general to identify local governments “that are permitting anarchy, violence and destruction in American cities.” Trump’s order itself also singled out New York, Portland and S...
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Southern California mayors head to Washington to discuss issues, meet with Trump and other feds

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to be among three moderators for a discussion on immigration issues today as the three-day winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors begins in Washington, D.C. Garcetti is chair of the conference’s Latino Alliance. Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino will give welcoming remarks at the conference Wednesday in his role as president of the National League of Cities, an advocacy organization that bills itself as “the voice of Amer...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Washington, White House, California News, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Long Beach, Beverly Hills, Local Politics, Local News, Orange


'We're Gravely Concerned': Columbia, S.C., Mayor On Shutdown Impacts In His City

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Steve Benjamin, the Democratic mayor of Columbia, South Carolina, who's at the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C.
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Kahele challenges Gabbard for congressional seat, Ige's State of the State address today, Caldwell mulls banning right turn on red, Oahu's property tax exemption could rise, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Tusli Gabbard, Kai Kahele photo illustration ©2019 All Hawaii News Hawaii state Sen. Kai Kahele officially announced Monday that he plans to run for the congressional seat occupied by U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, setting up a potential 2020 Democratic primary challenge for Gabbard early on as she embarks on her bid for president. Star-Advertiser.Sen. Kai Kahele Gets A Jump On 2020 In Announcing Congressional Bid. The Hilo legislator said he’ll campaign for the seat currently held by Tulsi Gab...
Tags: Travel, Congress, White House, Hawaii, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, State, Honolulu, U S Conference of Mayors, Wailuku, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Caldwell, Kahele


Trump Admin Limits Fingerprint Policy That Preceded Arrests, Spike In Detained Kids

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it would limit a policy instituted this year that preceded at least 170 immigration arrests and contributed to a dramatic spike in migrant children being held in government custody. The policy required that everyone in the household of potential sponsors for so-called “unaccompanied alien minors” — children who were arrested at the border without a parent or guardian — be fingerprinted before children could reside in the household. The policy al...
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Trump Admin Limits Fingerprint Policy That Led To Arrests, Spike In Detained Children

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it would limit a policy instituted this year that led to at least 170 immigration arrests and contributed to a dramatic spike in migrant children being held in government custody. The policy required that everyone in the household of potential sponsors for so-called “unaccompanied alien minors” — children who were arrested at the border without a parent or guardian — be fingerprinted before children could reside in the household. The policy also...
Tags: Texas, News, Nbc News, Dhs, Fbi, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Trump, U S Conference of Mayors, HHS, Customs Enforcement, Department of Health and Human Services, UAC, Orr, Texas Monthly, Sante Fe New Mexico, Office of Refugee Resettlement


Trump does Tupola no favors, Hawaii GOP struggles to regain power, Leilani lawyers up for lava access, hotel strike simmers, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Andria Tupola preps for debate with Sherry Bracken  ©2018 All Hawaii News Trump has Tupola walking a fine line. While Trump is seen as an asset to some mainland campaigns — he has been stumping for his fellow Republicans in places such as Houston and Mesa, Ariz. — political observers say it is a different story in Hawaii. Star-Advertiser.Hawaii GOP’s Best Shot At Winning Something Is A Mililani House Seat. GOP officials desperately want to stop losing seats. They’re already down to five i...
Tags: Travel, Gop, Hawaii, Houston, Kilauea, Hawaii Island, Association, Kauai, Department Of Education, Trump, Honolulu, Hawaii County, U S Conference of Mayors, Hawaii Department of Health, American Dental Association, Hawaiian Islands


Public-private partnership for Honolulu rail, South Korean war remains returned, Hirono campaign apologizes for Kavanaugh campaign ad, disaster recovery funds unspent, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Rail map, courtesy Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation The Honolulu rail authority on Thursday approved plans to use a “public-private partnership” approach to develop the last portion of the 20-mile rail project and the planned Pearl Highlands Transit Center and garage, which together are expected to cost about $1.4 billion to build. Star-Advertiser.HART dragging its feet on rail audit, Les Kondo says. The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation is offering “less than full co...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, US, United States, Hawaii, Oprah Winfrey, Kilauea, Donald Trump, Kauai, Senate Judiciary Committee, Honolulu, U S Supreme Court, U S Conference of Mayors, Oahu, Kamehameha Schools, Hawaiian Islands


On Charlottesville anniversary, recommitting to the fight against hate

One year ago, the nation was gripped by the shocking scene of hundreds of white supremacists taking to the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, bellowing racist and anti-Semitic chants. While some wore polo shirts and others waved Nazi flags, their message was clear: non-whites and minorities have no place in today’s America. Extremists literally demonstrated that they were no longer just an internet nuisance, but a real-world movement. The streets rang out with the hateful, racist shouts of th...
Tags: Opinion, Washington, America, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Long Beach, Nazi, Charlottesville, Huntington Beach, Anaheim, U S Conference of Mayors, Anti Defamation League, Laguna Beach, Charlottesville Virginia, ADL


Governors Pull National Guard From Border Over Child Separation Policy

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The governors of multiple East Coast states have announced that they will not deploy National Guard resources near the U.S.-Mexico border, a largely symbolic but politically significant rejection of the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted in children being separated from their families. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, announced Tuesday morning on his Twitter account that he has ordered four crewmembers and a helicopter to im...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Maryland, Mexico, Virginia, Massachusetts, Ap, New Jersey, New Mexico, Carney, Andrew Cuomo, North Carolina, Donald Trump, East Coast, Delaware


Mayors Scapegoating Guns for Failed ‘Progressive’ Policies and Own Criminality

All you need to know about how America's urban “leaders” feel about your right to keep and bear arms… USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “The bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors passed a series of resolutions calling for more gun control measures during the group's annual meeting in Boston this week,” Politico reported Tuesday. “The conference is advocating measures to strengthen the regulation of gun sales and dealers, as well as ban assault weapons and large-capacity magazines.”“Bipartisan” is a euphem...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Boston, America, Indiana, David Codrea, Everytown, Gun Rights News, USA Ammoland, RKBA, John Feinblatt, WearOrange, U.S. Conference of Mayors, Gary Indiana Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson, John Fienblatt


US mayors pledge to uphold transgender protections

BOSTON (AP) — Mayors from across the nation on Sunday endorsed a campaign to uphold transgender protections during a gathering in Boston focused on issues impacting cities. Over 300 officials attending the four-day U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting called on Massachusetts voters to uphold the state’s transgender nondiscrimination law at the voting booth in November. […]
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The Latest: Mayors call for action to stem gun violence

The Latest on the U.S. Conference of Mayors, which is gathering in Boston (all times local): 12:45 p.m.
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Eric Garcetti talking infrastructure at national mayors meeting

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti is slated to be on the “Infrastructure Innovation — Public Private Partnerships” panel Friday, June 8, 2018, at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston. (File photo by Axel Koester/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News) LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is set to be a panelist in a discussion on infrastructure Friday as the four-day 86th Annual Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors begins in Boston. This session titled “Infrastructure Innovation — Public P...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, La, Boston, Massachusetts, NFL, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Dallas, Local News, Eric Garcetti, U S Conference of Mayors, Mike Rawlings


Report: Cities generated nearly all of US job growth in 2017

BOSTON (AP) — American cities accounted for about 96 percent of the country’s job growth in 2017 as they added nearly 2 million new jobs, according to the latest annual report from a bipartisan coalition of mayors. The U.S. Conference of Mayors, which is gathering in Boston starting on Friday, says in its latest “Metro […]
Tags: Business, News, Boston, US, Ap, Metro, U S Conference of Mayors, Nation & World


GOP Attorneys General Support Citizenship Question On Census

A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count. Yet not a single Republican attorney general has sued — not even from states with large immigrant populations that stand to lose if a census undercount of immigrants affects the allotment of U.S. House seats and federal funding for states.In fact, many GOP attorn...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, News, Maryland, California, Mexico, Barack Obama, Pennsylvania, Gop, Arizona, Ohio, Ryan Anderson, District Of Columbia, Illinois, Donald Trump


Will Democrats find a presidential hopeful at city hall, maybe even LA’s?

In this Feb. 24, 2018 photo, LA Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at the 2018 California Democrats State Convention in San Diego. Garcetti, like other Democratic mayors considering the presidential race in 2020, is hoping to show party activists that his experience running a city can preview success on the national scene. He planned to make his debut in Iowa on April 13, talking to union carpenters, seeing representatives from the Asian, Latino and LBGTQ communities and headlining a county party dinner...
Tags: Politics, Elections, New York, News, Obama, Congress, California, Washington, La, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Hillary Clinton, United States


L.A. takes lead on legal brief seeking to prevent DACA termination

Los Angeles is leading a national coalition of 40 U.S. cities and counties, along with the National League of Cities and the U.S. Conference of Mayors, in filing a legal brief seeking to prevent the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, City Attorney Mike Feuer announced Wednesday. Long Beach, Santa Monica, West Hollywood and Los Angeles County are among the cities and governments joining in the amicus brief, along with New York City, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta, Washi...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Congress, New York City, Immigration, California News, America, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Dhs, Soccer, Philadelphia, Local News, Department Of Homeland Security


5 Great Cities for Millennial Homebuyers

(TNS)—For millennials who are ready to become homeowners, finding an affordable house in a great community can be challenging. With housing inventory historically low, real estate in major metro areas is at a premium. It’s no surprise, then, that young buyers are moving to the suburbs, according to the 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends Report by the National Association of REALTORS®. Among millennials surveyed, 57 percent bought a house in the suburbs, spending an average of $205,00...
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Mayors boycott Trump meeting after sanctuary cities threat

Mayors from across the country announced Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, that they would boycott a planned meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump due to threats from the Justice Department aimed at two dozen sanctuary cities. (Jan. 23 photo by Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press) By SADIE GURMAN and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Justice Department ramped up pressure Wednesday on so-called sanctuary cities seeking public safety grant money, warning state and local official...
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Mayors boycott Trump meeting after sanctuary cities threat; Garcetti slams Justice Department action

Mayors from across the country announced Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, that they would boycott a planned meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump due to threats from the Justice Department aimed at two dozen sanctuary cities. (Jan. 23 photo by Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press) By SADIE GURMAN and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Justice Department ramped up pressure Wednesday on so-called sanctuary cities seeking public safety grant money, warning state and local official...
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Mayors from LA and Orange counties head to Washington, D.C., and Trump is part of the proceedings

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait, left, and LA Mayor Eric Garcetti are heading to Washington, D.C., for the three-day U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 86th Annual Winter Meeting, where both will participate in a discussion on immigration. (SCNG photos by Kyusung Gong and Hans Gutknecht) LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to be in Washington, D.C., today for the three-day U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 86th Annual Winter Meeting, where he will preside over discussions on immigration and inf...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Washington, La, White House, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, North Dakota, House, New Jersey, Nancy Pelosi, Local News, Donald Trump, Eric Garcetti


Houston eyes flood control projects during Harvey recovery

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston officials said Saturday that they’re already thinking about how to build and fund projects that will lessen the blow of the next storm, even as the nation’s fourth-largest city continues to recover from Harvey’s devastating floodwaters. Leaders with the U.S. Conference of Mayors gathered in Houston to meet with Mayor Sylvester […]
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Columbus 2020 and the Rise of Smaller Smart Cities

Forget New York and Los Angeles—it's really the small to midsize metro areas like Columbus, Ohio, that are successfully implementing smart-city programs. Smart-city programs are popping up all over the United States. As we economize the Internet of Things and technology becomes more affordable, cities are taking advantage of the tech boom and looking to instill new programs in their infrastructure. While much of the focus may go to major cities like New York or Los Angeles, medium-sized to smal...
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