Texas President David Scullin’s Communities Foundation is retiring in March ` Texas

In March, David Scullin will step down as chief executive officer and president of the Communities Foundation of Texas after nearly six years at the helm of one of Dallas-Forth Worth’s largest foundations. “I’m proud of what we’ve accomplished in building a better community and strengthening Texas education,” said Scullin. Scullin joined the foundation in […]

Florida Organization Session & Topics to Expect for 2023 | McGuireWoods advice * Florida

On November 22, 2022, 160 Florida lawmakers gathered in Tallahassee, many of whom were elected to the Legislature for the first time. Kathleen Passidomo (R-Naples) and Speaker Paul Renner (R-Palm Coast). With the elections and organizing session complete, lawmakers are now focused on preparing for the 2023 legislature and committee weeks beginning the week of […]

Capito, Manchin announces $9.8 million for three rural development projects in West Virginia > Virginia

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, US Senators Shelley Moore Capito (RW.Va.) and Joe Manchin (DW.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $9,843,000 from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in water and solid waste loans and advances for rural development in grant program for three projects in West Virginia. The funding will support the completion […]

Utah AG Sean Reyes wants federal regulators to investigate an investment company’s “environmental activism.” ‘ Utah

Attorney General Sean Reyes, along with a dozen other Republican corporations, says federal regulators should stop Vanguard from buying public utility stock. (Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes speaks in his office about a lawsuit filed by Utah and other states against Google, Wednesday, July 7, 2021. On November […]

Nesbitt announces key staff selections for new Senate term

LANSING, Michigan — New Republican Senate leader Aric Nesbitt, R-Lawton, on Wednesday announced key staff selections for his office and the Republican faction of the Senate for the upcoming term. Rentals include: Joe Wicks, Chief of Staff Madelyn Omietanski, Republican General Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor Jeff Wiggins, Press Secretary and Senior Advisor Ryan Studley, […]

Oklahoma Samovar is a musing on Jewish identity through a personal lens < Oklahoma

Alice Eve Cohen’s play Oklahoma Samovar follows the footsteps of a family across five generations, from Latvia to Brooklyn, Kansas and Oklahoma. There are no stops on the Upper West Side, where Cohen lives — but the story is likely to resonate with the neighborhood’s Jewish community on Wednesday night when it’s performed at the […]

The diversity of the Oregon legislature is growing after the election, but is still low > Oregon

The Oregon legislature will have another record number of people of color next year after voters elected five Vietnamese-American and a second Indigenous woman. As of January 2021, there were 13 people of color in the Legislature. That number will rise to 19 this year, and lawmakers celebrated the move to greater diversity, but acknowledged […]

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