McDevitt said the effort arose from decades of frustration over corruption, high taxes, nepotism and poor municipal services in Atlantic City. The most recent former mayor appears headed for prison next month, and the state seized most of the city’s major decision-making power nearly five years ago. … [Read more...] about Move to oust ‘cartel’ from Atlantic City Hall is rejected
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City voters will decide whether to change the city’s form of government to eliminate an elected mayor now that the city admits proponents of the move have enough valid petition signatures to force a special election on the question. … [Read more...] about Atlantic City relents, sets vote on government change
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan overturned a lower court’s decision ordering the administration to release funding to New York City and seven states — New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Washington, Massachusetts, Virginia and Rhode Island. … [Read more...] about Court Sides With Trump In ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Grant Fight
Mueller himself has not commented on the grand jury and the totality of what the special counsel is investigating is not clear. But reports in July claimed that Mueller had requested the identity of a Russian translator who attended a June 2016 meeting that included Donald Trump Jr., the president's senior advisor, son-in-law Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort. Trump Jr. said he attended the meeting because he had been promised information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. … [Read more...] about Russia Investigation: Does Robert Mueller Convening a Grand Jury Spell Trouble for Trump Presidency?
The head of the national Civil Protection agency, Angelo Borrelli, told reporters the death toll from the flare-up had risen to 12 from 11 the day before, with a 69-year old man dying in the northern region of Emilia Romagna. … [Read more...] about Tourists desert coronavirus-stricken Milan: Italian city’s streets are empty as holidaymakers stay away from the country’s capital of fashion and design