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Bridgeport city councilor charged with election crimes for absentee ballot fraud

Hartford Courant 29 Jul 2021
A member of the Bridgeport City Council is facing federal election crime charges after he allegedly falsified voter registration applications and forged signatures on absentee ballots to vote him onto the council in 2017 and 2018 ... Attorney’s Office and our FBI partners will continue to vigorously enforce federal laws to safeguard our elections.”.
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Milton evaluating replica railcar relocation

The Milton Standard Journal 29 Jul 2021
MILTON — Milton Borough Council is continuing to evaluate a proposal to return a historical replica railcar to the borough ... Council also approved the Milton Police Department to apply for a federal grant to replace the department’s aging body armor, purchase video cameras for the department’s vehicles and send officers to threat training.
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Business Group and Banks Welcome the $1B-a-Week Support Package From Australian Governments

The Epoch Times 29 Jul 2021
The Business Council of Australia and “Big Four” bank Westpac has welcomed the Australian federal government’s expanded financial support package for workers and businesses during prolonged lockdowns in New South Wales (NSW).
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Bridgeport City Councilman indicted on election charges

Bowling Green Daily News 29 Jul 2021
(AP) — A Connecticut City Council member and landlord has been indicted by a federal grand jury on multiple election fraud charges, including allegedly forging the signatures of his tenants on absentee ballots so it would appear they had voted for him ... Council in 2017 and 2018.
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Bridgeport City Council indicted on election fraud charges

The Dispatch 29 Jul 2021
(AP) — A Connecticut City Council member and landlord has been indicted by a federal grand jury on multiple election fraud charges, including allegedly forging the signatures of his tenants on absentee ballots so it would appear they had voted for him ... Council in 2017 and 2018.
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New Haitian prime minister pledges to hold assassins accountable, schedule elections

Finger Lakes Times 29 Jul 2021
In a tweet late Wednesday, the Port-au-Prince Bar Association said that the council had asked the Federation of Haiti Bars to submit names of lawyers to form electoral dispute courts. In response, the bar association reminded the council that “it was created in an unconstitutional manner and it lacks legitimacy.”.
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$1,000 employee bonuses make the cut as Volusia spends most of its $107.5M COVID relief

Daytona Beach News-Journal 29 Jul 2021
The council accepted most of County Manager George Recktenwald's spending recommendations at a workshop ahead of the federal government's August deadline for forming a plan to spend money awarded under the American Rescue Plan Act ... Volusia Council keeps millage rates flat as property values return to pre-recession level.
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No masks. No mandates. Did Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sound like a presidential candidate in ...

Deseret News 29 Jul 2021
Ron DeSantis, a potential GOP presidential candidate, speaks during the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) conference in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 ... The three-day, pro-federalism, pro-limited government event includes workshops for lawmakers on dozens of national, state and local issues.
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City nets $930K CDBG to fund Ray St. water-sewer fixes

Daily Advance 29 Jul 2021
The city will receive around $5.2 million from the federal government’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan and Freeman is proposing that City Council approve using that money for water and sewer improvements ... Freeman hopes to present a infrastructure plan using the COVID money to City Council sometime in August ... .
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Man charged with fatally shooting Red Lake Nation police officer

Pioneer Press 29 Jul 2021
David Donnell Jr., 28, of Redby, was charged in federal court with one count of second-degree murder and four counts of assault with a dangerous weapon in the death of officer Ryan Bialke ... Federal ... Paul City Council approves $5.1 million spending from federal relief dollars.
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Federal worker unions back vaccine mandates amid local backlash

Chicago Business 29 Jul 2021
As President Joe Biden moves to impose such a plan, federal unions signal support while local and state actions draw criticism from labor leaders in Illinois, New York and California ... The union Shearon leads has 90,000 members including immigration judges and workers at the federal space agency NASA and at Navy shipyards.
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White House nominates Indian-American to key environmental post

News India Times 29 Jul 2021
Bavishi “brings to the post a powerful combination of top-notch management skills, knowledge of Federal ... While at the Council on Environmental Quality, she was responsible for institutionalizing climate resilience considerations across Federal programs and policies.
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Suspect in custody after homicide in Shakopee

Pioneer Press 29 Jul 2021
A suspect is in custody after a homicide Wednesday afternoon in Shakopee, police say. Officers responded about 2.30 p.m ... An investigation is ongoing ... Related Articles. St. Paul City Council approves $5.1 million spending from federal relief dollars ... St ... .
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Life lessons from an ad man’s career

Business Line 29 Jul 2021
... Advertising Club, Advertising Agencies Association of India, Director, Audit Bureau of Circulation and the National Readership Survey Council, Chairman, Planning Committee, AdAsia 2003, and Execom Member, Asian Federation of Advertising Associations.
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