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Hood elected Speaker of the Rockland County Legislature

Of the Rockland County Legislature ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY – The Rockland County Legislature filled its leadership positions Tuesday night, electing Jay Hood Jr. as president and firing Aney Paul as vice president. Democrats elected Alden H. Wolfe as majority leader and Republicans elected Lon M. Hofstein as minority leader. Philip Soskin was appointed Deputy Majority […]

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Redistribution impasse sends 2 cards to the Legislative Assembly | New York State

The Independent State Redistribution Commission submitted dueling plans to both houses of the state legislature on Monday, without avoiding a partisan deadlock, as time is running out to redraw New York’s electoral lines. The state’s 10-member Independent Constituency Commission voted on Monday to send a pair of competing maps to draw new constituency lines to […]

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California redistribution won’t change Democratic control

In summary The newly redesigned legislative and legislative constituencies will create a turnover in political offices, but the change in face will not change the balance of power in California. On the surface, California politics appear poised for a big upheaval in this election year, but appearances can be deceptive. The illusion of major change […]

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Cayuga County Legislature Votes Against Enforcement of NY Mask Mandate | Politics

Minutes after a change in party control went into effect in the Cayuga County Legislature, lawmakers on Saturday voted on their intention to reverse the county’s stance on implementing the order. wearing the state indoor mask. A vote on the issue came after the legislature also chose new leadership by making newly-elected Republican lawmaker David […]

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Fill a vacant position in the California legislature

Over the past year, Capitol observers have witnessed vacancies in state legislative offices. What is the process for filling vacancies in the California Legislature? First, in Article IV, Section 2 (d) of the California Constitution, it states that, “When a vacancy occurs in the Legislative Assembly, the Governor immediately calls an election to fill the […]

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SCHAPIRO | Governors come and go, but the legislature is forever | Chroniclers

As a total and absolute novice to state government, Youngkin, who shares this distinction with his top three Cabinet picks, has shown a degree of deference to Republican lawmakers, teaming up with delegates and advisory committees. of senators on a range of public services. They produced giant binders for future Cabinet secretaries. As part of […]

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Vermont Legislature to likely start 2022 session remotely

Vermont lawmakers had hoped to return to the Statehouse for the start of the legislative session next week, but changed course on Tuesday. File photo by Mike Dougherty / VTDigger The Vermont Legislature appears poised to begin its 2022 legislative session remotely after all. Changing course a week before giving in, lawmakers cited the Omicron […]

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When Georgia’s Legislature Pay Attention to Schools, Pay Attention

It is also likely that bills attempt to limit discussions of race and white supremacy in history classes. The model is a controversial new Texas law that seeks a balanced presentation of history and requires avoiding divisive or “race-related concepts that even suggest that a person is inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive.” depending on their […]

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State legislature plans to redistribute the cards | State

Changes are likely to come in the federal and federal electoral districts of Skagit County, according to the state’s redistribution plan. The maps produced by the state redistribution committee place all of Skagit County in US Congressional District 2, which is represented by Representative Rick Larsen. The current maps have the county divided between districts […]

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Missouri Redistribution Efforts Run into Problems in Legislature | Politics

“What the Constitution says is clear and clear: one card,” Ellinger said. Former Missouri Solicitor General Jim Layton, who was involved in the last two Missouri redistribution efforts, said he had never heard of a commission proposing two tentative plans before. Still, he said courts could agree to the method if the House committee was […]