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Westchester County Exec. Astorino calls Cuomo a 'scorpion'

18 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino ripped into Gov. Cuomo Wednesday.

Leggett says he is in good health after having surgery for spinal stenosis

Montgomery County executive Isiah Leggett was out of the office for 10 days recuperating from the surgery.

Leggett: Montgomery will start building bus rapid transit on its own

The county executive said he hopes a project limited to one or two routes will convince skeptics of the need for a larger network.

1834: James Graves, Trail of Tears precursor

5 days agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

On this date in 1834, the Cherokee James Graves was hanged in Spring Place, Georgia, for murder. He’s the only person ever executed in Georgia’s Murray County. But he was also a sad waymarker on the way to a much larger tragedy. It happened that in 1834 the state of Georgia’s long-simmering conflict with the […]

Metro Sells Convention Place for $147M: What Does It Mean for Transit?

Yesterday, County Executive Dow Constantine announced the long-expected sale of Convention Place Station (CPS) to the Washington State Convention Center for a price tag of $147M. The long-expected move provides the WSCC with the largest parcel required for its vision of a $1.4B expansion (financed primarily by $1.1B in 30-year bonds) that would be the […]

New Kentucky Governor Says All the Kim Davises Are Off the Hook

Bevin wants to use executive order to ensure county clerks don't have to sign same-sex marriage licenses.

King County Set Ambitious New Climate Goals Yesterday. Here's What That Means.

A very determined-looking King County Executive Dow Constantine signed an ambitious new regional climate plan on Monday. SB On Monday, King County Executive Dow Constantine signed a renewed, regional plan to address climate change over the next half-century. Show More Summary

New Kentucky Governor Says All the Kim Davises Are Off the Hook

Bevin wants to use executive order to ensure county clerks don't have to sign same-sex marriage licenses.

Pr. George’s Executive Rushern Baker wins award from Governing magazine

Second-term county executive is one of three politicians named “public official of the year.”

Funny Pictures – November 10, 2015

FTFY, Starbucks. via People weren’t happy that our county didn’t legalize marijuana. via How to spot your dog is involved in a sex scandal. via My wife said no. via Well intentioned, poorly executed. via My hotel understands my needs. via I’m lovin’ it. via I am an adult living with an older adult roomate. […]

Kentucky's New Gov. Will Amend Marriage Licenses to Suit Kim Davis

Kentucky's new Republican governor is ready to accommodate antigay Rowan County clerk Kim Davis's request to keep her name off marriage licenses for same-sex couples.  In fact, Governor-elect Matt Bevin plans to sign an executive order that will remove all clerks' names from legal marriage licenses in Kentucky, reports Reuters. Show More Summary

From Despair to Hope: Fulfilling a Promise to Mothers and Children in Mandera County

The First Lady of Kenya Ms Margaret Kenyatta accompanied by the Governor of Mandera County Mr Ali Roba & UNFPA's Executive Director Dr Babatunde Osotimehin at the Beyond Zero event in Mandera. 06 Nov 2015. Mandera/PC: @undpkenya This article has been co-authored with Ms Ruth Kagia. Show More Summary

KY Governor-Elect Matt Bevin Says He’ll Remove Clerks from Marriage Forms: WATCH

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Kentucky Governor-Elect Matt Bevin told reporters yesterday that he would remove clerks from state marriage forms via executive order: “One thing I will take care of right away, we will remove the names of county clerks from the marriage forms.… Read The post KY Governor-Elect Matt Bevin Says He’ll Remove Clerks from Marriage Forms: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Seattle Declares State Of Emergency On Homeless Crisis

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine this week declared states of emergency for their homeless crises, pledging millions to better serve residents living on the streets. Seattle on Monday outlined a $5.3Show More Summary

Mayor and County Executive Declare a Homelessness State of Emergency

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The number of people sleeping on the street in King County increased by 21 percent between 2014 and 2015. Kelly O Seattle has become the third major West Coast city to declare that homelessness has reached a state of emergency. Mayor...Show More Summary

When DINOs Fight, No One Wins

Woe is to Milwaukee County. Milwaukee County is in ground zero for a three way power struggle. In one corner is Milwaukee County Executive Emperor Chris Abele. Abele is a plutocrat's plutocrat who feels that because he got hundreds of millions of dollars from his daddy, he is everyone's superior. Show More Summary

O.C. Register Owner Files For Bankruptcy Protection; CEO's Group Plans Bid

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Feedom Communications Inc., owner of the Orange County Register, filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, and its chief executive said he plans to lead a bid to acquire the troubled newspaper company. The Santa Ana-based newspaper firm, which also owns the Riverside Press-Enterprise, filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in U.S. Show More Summary

“BREAKING NEWS: EAC Hires New Executive Director And General Counsel”

Doug Chapin: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission is almost back at full strength with the announcement this morning that Johnson County, KS’ Brian Newby has been appointed the agency’s executive director and Washington DC’s Cliff Tatum has been named general … Continue reading ?

Owner of The Orange County Register Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Rich Mirman, the chief executive of Freedom Communications and the publisher of the Register, said he was leading a group of investors hoping purchase the company at a court-supervised auction.

Freedom Communications, parent of Orange County Register, files for bankruptcy — again

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Freedom Communications Inc., owner of the Orange County Register, has filed for bankruptcy. Rich Mirman, Freedom’s chief executive and publisher, says he expects the bankruptcy case to have no impact on day-to-day operations. (AP Photo/Jae C. Show More Summary

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