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Here Are the Candidates for Brooklyn's 5 Vacant State Legislature Seats
Four of the spots have been empty since four elected officials moved to new positions on January 1, and a fifth office was vacated when William Boyland Jr. was sent to prison in March.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Assembly focus on border dispute
Itanagar, July 28: The budget session of the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly resumed today with MLAs across party lines voicing concerns about boundary disputes with neighbouring Assam.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Watertown Daily Times
Cuomo expected to sign legislation for elected Watertown City Court Judge
Last month, both the Assembly and the state Senate passed legislation that requires that City Judge Catherine J. Palermo would have to run for election when her term ends in 2017.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Tensions erupt over last-minute push to overhaul bail system
A bail bonds business is shown in this file photo. Tensions erupted today in a push to overhaul New Jersey's bail system The Atlanta-based Southern Christian Leadership Conference - which opposes the measures -said the Legislature illegally advanced one of them.
Los Angeles Times
Former state lawmaker Romero calls Alarcon verdicts 'heart-breaking'
Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon, were convicted on several of the voter fraud and perjury charges against them.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Digital eye to step up Assembly security
Assembly Speaker Shashank Shekhar Bhokta holds a meeting with senior bureaucrats at his office in Ranchi on Wednesday.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Poll tie-ups ruled out
Ranchi, July 22: Arjun Munda is seriously advocating a go-it-alone policy for the BJP in the forthcoming Assembly elections, urging partymen to spread the word about the ineffectiveness of 'power hungry' regional parties which, he believes, having done more harm than good to Jharkhand.
A Daniel is born
Chief Daniel Okumagba, who lived from 1922 to 2000, was widely acknowledged as a man of truth, courage and discipline.
Punjab blames Centre, other states for unchecked drug trafficking
Asserting that it has zero tolerance policy towards drug smuggling, Punjab government today blamed the Centre and other states for not taking adequate steps to check drug inflow, saying Punjab is being used as transit route for drugs.
Saatchi CEO Jeff Brooks To MDC's Assembly
MDC's media group Assembly has hired Jeff Brooks as its chief commercial officer from M&C Saatchi 's New York office, where he was CEO.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Teachers press for changes
Kokrajhar, July 21: The Kokrajhar district committee of the Asom Sikshak Karmachari Aikya Mancha staged a two-hour dharna at Raasmela field here today on its various demands.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Ending Common Core standards easier said than done
Republican Gov. Scott Walker 's call to scrap Common Core academic standards for Wisconsin schools is meeting resistance from GOP Senate leaders, with one key lawmaker calling it "monkey business."
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Parties against Oct. poll dates
Ranchi, July 17: Major political parties of Jharkhand are opposed to any proposal to hold the Assembly elections in October, even as a delegation of the Election Commission is likely to arrive in the state on Monday to discuss the schedule and preparations for the polls.
Christian Science Monitor
SUVs, crossovers outsell sedans for first time ever
Assembly line workers build a Chrysler automobile at the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Bengal test for heartland's master strategist
New Delhi, July 14: Keshari Nath Tripathi's birthplace Allahabad and political turf Uttar Pradesh have been unkind to him since 2004 - he never won any parliamentary or Assembly election after that.
Kute land row dust in Geneva
Fears of community displacement in the wake of Ranchi's proposed core capital project were raised at a United Nations meeting in Geneva from June 25 to July 5. Capital resident and former member of state women commission Vasvi Kiro, who was one of the four Indian tribals invited to participate in a meeting of the committee on the elimination of ... (more)
Democrats Want to Slow California Emissions Rules
A group of 16 California legislators want to slow the state's headlong rush to battle global warming by cutting fuel emissions back to 1990 levels - and they're Democrats.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
A year in office, Hemant earns a mixed bag
Goalie Bigan Soy receives her offer letter from chief minister Hemant Soren, JMM supremo Shibu Soren and HRD minister Geetashree Oraon during the government's anniversary celebrations in Ranchi on Sunday.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
California controller's race: Tough fight still lies ahead
John Perez seemed to have it all as he ran for state controller -- a bankroll far bigger than those of his rivals, the political clout after four years as Assembly speaker and the Democratic stronghold of Los Angeles as his home base.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Assemblyman proposes trio of casino bills
With just over a month until Showboat Hotel and Casino shuts its doors for good, making it the second Atlantic City casino to close since January, Assemblyman Chris Brown is calling for accountability among the city's gambling houses.