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9 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Commissioner County council
Is the Banning Ranch proposal really dead? A look at where the O.C. coastal project goes from here
 In the end, it was indecision that led California coastal commissioners to reject one of the biggest development projects to go before the panel in years. Faced with two vastly different versions of the Newport Banning Ranch proposal -- the developers’ plans for a resort hotel, shops and nearly...
51 points by Los Angeles Times | Commissioner Orange County California Trade Commissioner Ann Meekitjuk Hanson Commissioners of Nunavut California Highway Patrol Huntington Beach California The Commission
Hoping to blunt anti-growth forces, Garcetti vows to bar private developer meetings
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he plans to put a stop to private meetings between planning commissioners and real estate developers or other outside parties, part of a bigger attempt to fend off a hotly contested ballot measure that would restrict development. The move comes as Garcetti and...
341 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles City Municipality Commissioner The Commission Ex parte Mayor Ex parte Quirin
Commissioners could name CFO as next Clark County manager
Clark County’s next manager could be its chief financial officer. The County Commission will consider appointing Yolanda King as the next county manager at ...
10 points by Las Vegas Sun | Chief financial officer Management Washington Election Commissioner Yolanda King
A good day for the Coastal Commission, and conservation, in Newport Beach
Bulldozers went up against burrowing owls in Newport Beach on Wednesday. The owls won. It ain’t over til it’s over, as they say, and it could be years before the battle plays out, possibly in court. But the bid to build a massive development on a critical coastal ecosystem in Orange County — one...
967 points by Los Angeles Times | Commissioner Orange County California Proposal Huntington Beach California Ann Meekitjuk Hanson Cleanliness The Commission Trade Commissioner
Coastal Commission rejects Newport Banning Ranch development
After a marathon day of testimony, California coastal commissioners voted to deny a controversial proposal to develop one of the largest open private parcels of land on the Southern California coast. The 9-1 vote came at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, more than 11 hours after the hearing started. The...
6162 points by Los Angeles Times | Commissioner Pacific Ocean Petroleum Proposal Southern California Dynasty California The Commission
Legal proceeding preventing Clark County from taking action against constable
Clark County commissioners will take no action to unseat North Las Vegas Constable Robert Eliason until an ongoing legal proceeding is completed, Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak said this week.
8 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Law Constable United States Congress Legal professions Las Vegas Nevada Las Vegas metropolitan area Nevada Commissioner
Why the new Coastal Commission chief is a good bet to defend California's beaches
Jack Ainsworth talks about the trips as if they happened last week, nine kids piling into the car with Mom and Dad. Starting point: Their home in San Bernardino. Destination: The beach. “It was a big standard station wagon with an extra seat that folded up,” said Ainsworth. “And it was funny because...
415 points by Los Angeles Times | Commissioner Station wagon Beach The Commission Coastal California California Coastal Commission
Nebraska lawmaker wants to add members to panel, cut pay
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska lawmaker has proposed adding two additional members to a commission that regulates railroads, landline telephones and pipelines. Sen. Jim Smith of Papillion told a legislative committee Tuesday his bill would ensure rural Nebraskans are better represented by the Public Service Commission. It would result ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Legislatures Commissioner Salary Legal professions Trade Commissioner Remuneration
Signature snafu stirs million-dollar debate at Clark County Commission meeting
A missing signature was the center of a million-dollar debate at Tuesday’s Clark County Commission meeting.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Commissioner President Contract Sign Signature Bidding Chris Giunchigliani Digital signature
State commission votes to investigate real estate business ties
Colorado’s Real Estate Commission on Tuesday called for an investigation into the findings of a Denver Post investigation that raised questions about real estate brokers who share office space with businesses in which they have financial ties, such as title companies.
26 points by The Denver Post | Property Real estate Commissioner Ownership Business Broker Corporation Newspaper
Future of Nexus pipeline still uncertain following resignation of federal commissioner
The inaction by a federal agency to approve a request to certify the Nexus pipeline before last Friday is seen as a victory by an anti-pipeline group. Residents opposed to the proposed Nexus pipeline have planted signs on their lawns, such as this one in Medina County. (Gus Chan / Plain Dealer)Michael Sangiacomo, The Plain Dealer  MEDINA, Ohio -- Inaction by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in approving the proposed Nexus pipeline before one of the commissioners retired last week was good news to area residents who oppose the project. "This lack of action by the (FERC) commission can be viewed as confirmation on our position that there is no purpose or need for Nexus," said Paul Gierosky, co-founder of the Coalition to Reroute Nexus [CORN], a grassroots group of Medina, Lorain and Summit county landowners that oppose the 255-mile pipeline project. The pipeline would ship natural gas from eastern Ohio to Northern Michigan and Ontario, Canada. But Nexus spokesman Adam Parker said he's confident the project isn't dead. He said in an email that the company is committed to "placing the project in service in the fourth quarter of 2017. We are working with our contractors to ensure a safe and responsible construction plan is in place to achieve it." Nexus had hoped to start pipeline construction early this year and finish by November. Officials said they needed certification of the project in order to start and finish this year. The push to get certification began after news that FERC member Norman Bay was leaving the three-member commission and that a quorum was needed to approve the pipeline. Because no action was taken, certification will be delayed until a new commissioner is appointed and approved by congress, which could take months. CORN representatives said again Monday that every delay in approving the pipeline is a victory. "There is no need for Nexus in Ohio where they have one tiny customer (for the natural gas) representing 3 percent of the capacity of the project," Gierosky said. Last week, CORN asked FERC to deny a request by Nexus owners to fast-track approval of the project. CORN maintains the pipeline would cut through hundreds of private properties in Ohio and Michigan.
21 points by The Plain Dealer | Commissioner Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Medina County Ohio Greater Cleveland Michigan Approval voting Delay Need
U.N. reports widespread human rights violations in Myanmar
Daniel UriaFeb. 4 (UPI) -- A United Nations report detailed widespread human rights violations against the Rohingya population in Myanar's Rakhine state.
63 points by UPI | Human rights United Nations United Press International Law Universal Declaration of Human Rights Commissioner Democracy Report
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn Blasts Chairman Ajit Pai Over ‘Friday News Dump’
As new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai moved on Friday to roll back a number of FCC actions put in place by his predecessor, the remaining Democrat on the commission, Mignon Clyburn, blasted Pai for engaging in what she characterized as a “Friday news dump” that falls short of “reasoned decision-making.” Clyburn’s comments come as Pai,... Read more »
47 points by Variety | Logic Congressional oversight Commissioner Josh Lyman Bureau Decision making Julius Genachowski United States Congress
Wayne County Commission resolution blasts President Trump order
Commissioners, in 12-2 vote, call ban on refugees and certain immigrants reckless.        
283 points by Detroit Free Press | United States U.S. state Islam Donald Trump Commissioner President of the United States Detroit Wayne County Michigan
Despite science, Texas still rejects fracking link to quakes
DALLAS (AP) - A white Chevy Suburban with "Railroad Commission of Texas" emblazoned on its side rolled north on Interstate 35. Behind the wheel sat Milton Rister, the commission's director. Trim and balding, Rister was a veteran political operator who had held influential positions in the Texas Republican Party for ...
2 points by The Washington Times | Earthquake Fort Worth Texas The Commission Commissioner
Sandoval selects two new appointees to PUC
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday named two new appointees to the Nevada Public Utilities Commission.
13 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Public utility Law Commissioner Public utilities Public utilities commission United States Management occupations Lawyer
Lawsuit seeks millions in fines from 5 coastal commissioners, alleging 590 transparency violations
A lawsuit served this month against five California Coastal Commissioners could cost them millions of dollars in civil fines if the courts confirm hundreds of alleged transparency rule violations. Spotlight on Coastal Corruption, a small nonprofit organization formed solely to pursue the allegations, filed...
707 points by Los Angeles Times | Civil procedure Allegation Pleading Commissioner Orange County California
Capital Beat: Next governor’s appointees will wield big influence
Candidates for governor aren’t talking much on the campaign trail about a key issue that will affect New Hampshire for decades to come – political appointments.The governor is in charge of nominating state department heads and judges. With terms ranging from four years as a commissioner to possibly...
61 points by Concord Monitor | United States Senate Republican Party George W. Bush President of the United States Retirement U.S. state Public utility Commissioner