FAIRBANKS, AK -- A far-right elected official on the borough assembly has demanded Ms. Magazine be pulled from the shelves of a local grocery store. Lance Roberts does not like the publication's support for the reproductive rights of...Show More Summary
The New Jersey Assembly's Law and Public Safety Committee is considering a bill that limits magazine capacity to ten rounds and bans many popular rifles along the way. The magazine limitations deal with detachable as well as fixed magazines. Show More Summary
The following statement was emailed to Hyperallergic, and it is a response to Guggenheim Director Richard Armstrong's statement earlier today:
io9 assembled an amazing collection of truly awesome playgrounds from around the world. The top five images show a public park that’s located in Kristineberg, Stockholm, Sweden. It was designed by a Danish playground design company called...Show More Summary
By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — Ten Republican members of Tennessee’s General Assembly believe having broadband Internet is important as having electricity. They’re supporting a bill that would allow public utilities...Show More Summary
Looking a gift Trojan horse in the mouth: Last week, Gov. Pat McCrory and his fellow Republican legislative leaders announced that starting salaries for public school teachers will be raised when the General Assembly goes back into session in a few months. Show More Summary
"We're here to question the existence and effects of the SHU," stated California Assembly Member Tom Ammiano on Tuesday, "and we don't think this new proposed policy goes nearly far enough." Ammiano, who chairs the Assembly's PublicShow More Summary
by Wyatt Marshall Pop. 1280 at Public Assembly, March 2012 (more by Erez Avissar) Canada's grunge-heavy psych act Crosss are releasing a split 7" with Astral Gunk that's due out on March 3. It's a little bit different than what...
Another corporate grab for your money The party of local control is at it again. Tuesday, Wisconsin Assembly Bill 750 was fast tracked for a public hearing Wednesday, February 12th. Assembly Bill 750 will prohibit local governments from passing living wage ordinances. Show More Summary
Comcast is wasting no time pressing forward with its $42.5 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. We’ve assembled three separate documents the company released this morning: a press release announcing the deal, a public interest benefits...Show More Summary
Thomas F. Barraga has held public office in Suffolk County for a long time—he was a member of the New York State Assembly for 23 years before becoming a member of the 11th Legislative District in 2006. He and his wife, Joanne, have two daughters, and are members of the Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in West Islip. Show More Summary
It's perhaps a sign of the times—and a changing neighborhood demographic—when a music venue in Williamsburg closes and no one seems to notice. In December Public Assembly on North 6th Street shut its doors after six years (in 2008 it took over the space from Galapagos). Did YOU hear? [ more › ]
The Year of the Horse is already bringing big changes: the State Assembly has announced that they have passed a bill permitting New York City public schools to close during significant cultural and religious holidays, and Mayor de Blasio says he plans to add the Lunar New Year to the school calendar. [ more › ]
Ahh, the late-70s/early-80s. A simpler time. A time without Instagram, a time without shitty cellphone videos, a time that makes it sort of difficult for bands to assemble previously unreleased footage of themselves to throw together into a documentary feature about groundbreaking post-punk experimentalism. Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently met with the four leaders of the Illinois General Assembly to discuss major shortfalls in the city's employee pension funds that could blow a huge hole in next year's city and Chicago Public Schools budge...
In California, state assembly lawmakers approved a number of bills today, including a measure to limit how law enforcement and public agencies can use drones.
The David Campos-David Chiu Assembly contest had push polls, negative attacks and a public debate last week, heating up the first competitive local Assembly race in over a decade. Both are calling the other out on past votes, and raising important policy questions about San Francisco?s past, present and future. Show More Summary
By Doug Moore Cripple Bastards at Public Assembly, 2011 (more by Samantha Marble) This year's Maryland Deathfest lineup is pretty much set, which means that it's time for the participating bands to start announcing regional dates around that time of...
The Detroit auto show is usually one big pep rally for the industry, an event where car makers get to show off the latest models to come off the assembly line as well as some futuristic-looking concept cars to get the public excited about the industry’s future. Show More Summary
Among the documents made public after the New Jersey State Assembly Democrats obtained them via subpoena, seeking more information about the Fort Lee gridlock in September, was an email dated September 12, 2013. It was sent by DavidShow More Summary