“Our staff has been actively requesting the information from the Interior Department, as well as the White House, and we have not yet received it,” according to Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s press secretary.
Without impinging on the sovereignty of any state, county or town, the federal government does have the ability to help secure national elections, according to the clerk-recorder of Inyo County, California.
After a Missouri law took effect on Monday, the wage floor in the city was reduced to $7.70 per hour after three months at $10 per hour—the latest case of a state cracking down on a city that had enacted a progressive policy.
“The stability of the real estate and mortgage markets depend on an on-time, multi-year reauthorization” of the flood insurance program, a FEMA deputy associate administrator told senators earlier this year.
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