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Political News: The Latest – Senator Cory Booker appeals to Americans to come together

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Sen. Cory Booker‘s announcement he’s running for president in 2020 (all times local): 11:54 a.m. U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is appealing to Americans to come together from their partisan corners as he launches his 2020 presidential candidacy. The New Jersey Democrat appeared live on “The View” on Friday, … Continue reading Political News: The Latest – Senator Cory Booker appeals to Americans to come together

NAACP News: For The People Act

BALTIMORE, MD – Jan. 18, 2019 – The NAACP released the following statement today: The first legislation to be introduced in the 116th Congress is H.R. 1, the For the People Act. H.R. 1 is a comprehensive bill with provisions to protect and support eligible American citizens to cast a free and unfettered vote and … Continue reading NAACP News: For The People Act

U.S. Political News: U.S. Representative, Hank Johnson, defends comments comparing Trump to Hitler

WASHINGTON – Jan. 15, 2019 – Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson isn’t apologizing for a recent speech that drew parallels between President Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler, and he says the chorus of critics who have assailed him for the comparison are missing the underlying point of his remarks. SOURCE: news provided by HANKJOHNSON.HOUSE.GOV on January … Continue reading U.S. Political News: U.S. Representative, Hank Johnson, defends comments comparing Trump to Hitler

Missouri News: Governor Parson Signs Executive Order 18-12 that Establishes the Missouri 2020 Complete Count Committee

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Governor Parson signed Executive Order 18-12 establishing the Missouri 2020 Complete Count Committee. The purpose of this committee is to heighten awareness for the 2020 Census and coordinate messaging and community outreach in hard-to-count areas of Missouri.  An accurate census count is the bedrock of U.S. democracy, and it is a … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Parson Signs Executive Order 18-12 that Establishes the Missouri 2020 Complete Count Committee

U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan To Host Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will host a ministerial on counterterrorism cooperation in the Western Hemisphere on December 11, 2018.  Senior officials from twelve key North, Central, and South American partners will attend, including Argentina, The Bahamas, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Honduras, Jamaica, … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Deputy Secretary Sullivan To Host Western Hemisphere Counterterrorism Ministerial

Missouri Political News: Auditor Nicole Galloway released audit of Audrain County

Report recommends improvements to management of County Collector’s city commissions; report receives overall rating of “good” JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a regularly-scheduled audit of Audrain County, located in central Missouri.  The report received an overall rating of “good.” “Our independent review found taxpayer dollars in Audrain County are … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Auditor Nicole Galloway released audit of Audrain County

Missouri News: Auditor Galloway issues subpoenas for Plattsburg Special Road District records to aid audit looking into potential fraud

Former secretary/treasurer believed to have documents being sought JEFFERSON CITY, MO – As part of her audit into potential fraud in the Plattsburg Special Road District, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued subpoenas to obtain records being held by the district’s former secretary/treasurer.  The Auditor is authorized by Missouri law to issue subpoenas to … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Galloway issues subpoenas for Plattsburg Special Road District records to aid audit looking into potential fraud