The Assembly was not on board when Gov. Jerry Brown proposed, in his budget, to roll back laws that require local government officials to make it easier for members of the public to get their hands on public records. Not at first, anyway; the rollback was kept in the budget bill, and the Assembly adopted it, as did the state Senate.
by Andrew Sacher Pop. 1280 at Public Assembly in 2012 (more by Erez Avissar) NYC post-punks Pop. 1280 have announced that they will release the followup to 2012's The Horror with a new album, Imps of Perversion, on August 6...
AP Images/Mike Groll The fight to make elections fairer in New York has become a primary goal for campaign finance reformers. A majority in the assembly and a majority in the senate support giving additional public dollars to campaigns that raise money from small donors, matching each dollar raised with six taxpayer dollars. Show More Summary
With their obsessive focus on vaginas and gay sex, our Republican governor and his enablers in the General Assembly have turned a blind eye to one public policy that could unleash innovation, economic recovery, and personal freedom in...Show More Summary
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry participates in the General Assembly of the Organization of American States Plenary Session in Antigua, Guatemala, on June 5, 2013. [State Department photo/ Public Domain] Secretary Kerry and I just...Show More Summary
By Tom Spurgeon I think this is the public announcement phase of some DC digital stuff that already had industry announcement or two. I had a hard time reading it, to be honest with you.
And Democratic leaders had a few words for the Deputy Assistant Governor: In anticipation of public outcry, General Assembly legislative assistants were summoned to a meeting held by Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Dale Folwell, in which they were given talking points on how to respond to angry callers. Show More Summary
MILFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - The Connecticut General Assembly overwhelmingly approved compromise legislation on Wednesday to prevent public release of homicide victim photos, videos and some audiotapes in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary Schoo...
Hundreds of New Yorkers rallied in Albany on Wednesday to urge the New York Senate to enact campaign finance reform legislation, including public financing for state candidates. But while the State Assembly has already passed a reform bill, the Senate’s governing coalition has yet to bring forward a bill with less than a month left [...]
Earlier this month, a Tennessee high schooler recorded an abstinence education assembly spearheaded by two right-wing leaders — and after details emerged about the topics discussed at the public school event, medical experts confirmed...Show More Summary
Sir Peter Hendy CBE, of United Kingdom, has been elected president of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) during the general assembly of the 60th UITP World Congress and Mobility & City Transport Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is going to have to choose between public health and rural economic development as he decides whether or not to sign Assembly Bill 209. AB 209, which will allow raw milk and raw milk products produced in rural Nye County to be be sold statewide, especially into the lucrative Las Vegas... Continue Reading
27 May 2013 -- After seven days of intense discussions, the 66th World Health Assembly (WHA) concluded with agreement on a range of new public health measures and recommendations aimed at securing greater health benefits for all people, everywhere.
The National have been everywhere of late — they played shows at Public Assembly, Mercury Lounge and
The National’s release their new album Trouble Will Find Me yesterday (5/21) and played two intimate NYC show to celebrate. They made an early evening stop at Brooklyn’s Public Assembly and closed out their night in Manhattan at Mercury Lounge. We sent intrepid photog Daniel Topete to check out their BK gig. You can also [...]
photos by Sarah Gainer The National at Mercury Lounge - 5/21/13 After The National played tiny shows at Sycamore and Public Assembly yesterday (5/21) to celebrate the release of their great new record, Trouble Will Find Me, they headed to...
photos by Fred Pessaro "So great that I made it for The National's concert. Really small venue and great vibe. Highlight of the day. #NationalTrouble" - Alejandro Masferrer "brah I'm just so fuckin hyped to watch the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHY BEE!!!"...
Deafheaven at Public Assembly in 2012 (more by Greg Cristman) As mentioned, San Francisco black metallers Deafheaven are releasing their new album, Sunbather, on June 11 via Deathwish. You've already heard the first single, "Dream House," and now they've let...
(photo via The National's Instagram) As mentioned, The National are playing small NYC shows today, including Mercury Lounge at 10 PM (tickets go on sale at noon), Public Assembly at 5 PM (free), and now they've announced a very-last-minute one...
From Under the Dome. One of the more intriguing poll numbers in the latest monthly Public Policy Polling survey due out later today: 45 percent. That's the portion of voters who believe the N.C. General Assembly is causing the state "national embarrassment." Bound to be good for business, right?