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Virginia Beach will seek public input before a federal court decides how to redraw city’s ...

Marietta Daily Journal 13 May 2021
A court determined in March that the way Virginia Beach elects City Council leaders is illegal and discriminatory. Now, the city is grappling with how to respond as a federal judge decides how to make the city’s voting system equitable ... .

Increased cooperation with the IMF in support of developing countries (Swiss Federal Council)

Public Technologies 12 May 2021
) The Federal Council ... On 12 May, the Federal Council decided to invest CHF 25 million in bilateral cooperation over the next five years ... Address for enquiries. EAER Communications. ... The Federal Council ... Swiss Federal Council published this content on 12 May 2021 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein ... (noodl.

Coronavirus: Federal Council adopts strategy for the coming months and launches consultation on fourth round of reopening steps (Swiss Federal Council)

Public Technologies 12 May 2021
) The Federal Council. Bern, 12.05.2021 - At its meeting on 12 May, the Federal Council adopted a 3-phase model setting out its strategy for the coming months ... The Federal Council will send out the proposals to the cantons, the relevant parliamentary committees and social partners for consultation ... The Federal Council.

Innovation and responsibility: Switzerland to showcase its strengths in France in 2024 and in Japan in 2025 (Swiss Federal Council)

Public Technologies 12 May 2021
) The Federal Council ... The Federal Council has instructed the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) to submit a dispatch to the Federal Assembly at the beginning of 2022 requesting a guarantee credit for both projects ... The Federal Council is providing ... The Federal Council.

Demand by Christian Council for spokesperson of Chief Imam to withdraw, apologise over WeyGeyHey fasting saga wrong – FMC

Ghana Web 12 May 2021
The Federation of Muslim Councils of Ghana finds the demands of the Christian Council of Ghana as unfortunate, distasteful, and a recipe for destroying the cordial and harmonious relationship between Muslims and Christians in the country ... The Federation of Muslim Councils loves peace and is a vanguard of religious tolerance among religions in Ghana.

City grants nonprofit groups with $100,000 to serve clients

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 12 May 2021
SPRINGDALE -- The City Council awarded $107,354 of federal taxpayer money to seven area nonprofit agencies, which directly severe clients with housing issues. The amount represents 13% of the city's annual $713,764 Community Development Block Grant Program administered by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Cuebiq Partners With The Ad Council and COVID Collaborative To Measure COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative

Olean Times Herald 12 May 2021
NEW YORK, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Cuebiq, a leading mobility intelligence and consumer insights company, today announced it is partnering with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative to measure the COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative 'It's Up To You' campaigns created to educate Americans about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Rally for Israel to be held May 12 at Jewish Federation of Cleveland

Cleveland Jewish News 12 May 2021
The one-hour program being coordinated by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland in partnership with the Israeli-American Council will begin at the entrance to the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage at 2929 Richmond Road ... David Heller, chair of the Federation ...

Cosatu: Public servants’ salary freeze an ’insult’

Independent online (SA) 12 May 2021
TRADE union federation Cosatu on Wednesday slammed the government and economists for pushing for a freeze of public servants’ salaries. Commemorating International Nurses Day, the country’s biggest federation described the government’s delay in improving its 0% offer to its employees as insulting.

Federal guidelines may prevent Lightfoot from using relief money to pay down city debt

Chicago Sun-Times 12 May 2021
Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants to use just over half of the federal aid the city will receive to pay down debt, but federal rules may stand in her way ... Gilbert Villegas (36th), Lightfoot’s former City Council floor leader, has introduced an ordinance calling for using $30 million of the new federal money to bankroll a guaranteed income pilot.

Switzerland allocates $521 million for solar rebates in 2021

PV Magazine 12 May 2021
The Swiss federal government has also decided to improve the bureaucratic procedures for the installation of solar PV systems ... The Swiss Federal Council has earmarked CHF 470 million (US$521 million) for solar rebates in 2021 ... Last year, the Federal Council had also devoted CHF 470 million to the rebate program.

Smith urges students to apply for Youth Advisory Council

Norfolk Daily News 12 May 2021
Adrian Smith (R-Neb.) is accepting applications for the 2021-22 Third District Youth Advisory Council and encourages high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to submit their applications by July 15 ... Smith about local and federal issues throughout the school year.

Tension climbs as NM awaits federal funds

Albuquerque Journal 12 May 2021
SANTA FE — The latest round of federal stimulus funding — $1.75 billion for New Mexico — hasn’t hit the state government’s bank account yet ... Michelle Lujan Grisham’s line-item vetoes of part of the state budget — a dispute that includes her rejection of legislative plans for allocating some of the federal money.

East Grand Forks City Council considers sidewalk seating ordinance for business

Grand Forks Herald 12 May 2021
Council members ... Council member Brian Larson noted that the East Grand Forks restaurant Spud Jr ... Council members held off from having a larger discussion about federal sub-target dollars and discussion about whether or not they would be used for the Bygland Road and Rhinehart Drive.

Aspen electeds just say no to pushing magic mushrooms for therapy

Vail Daily 12 May 2021
The majority of Aspen City Council on ... Specifically, psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient found in mushrooms, remains a schedule 1 drug by the federal government, and Aspen has no place in attempting to remove that classification, council members agreed during a work session.