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- The Unforeseen Threats to the 2020 Election: Hand Sanitizer and Bad Plumbing
In a year when armed groups or interference by foreign governments were considered a threat at the polls, some holdups were the result of everyday municipal
New York Times. Friday, 6 Nov 2020.
- Danish towns are in lockdown following outbreak of mutated coronavirus spread to humans from minks
Danish authorities have asked residents in the North Jutland region not to leave their home municipalities amid growing fears over the spread of the mutated virus.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 5 Nov 2020.
- Long Voting Lines. How Americans Are Settling in for a Wait
Patience is a virtue that municipal
leaders, meditation experts and anyone who has glanced in passing at various Election Day scenarios keep urging voters to embrace. Fine. But easier said than done.
New York Times. Tuesday, 3 Nov 2020.
- 8 Big Banks in Murky Waters, To Face U.S. Cities' Allegations
Eight big U.S. banks likely to be slapped with charges for allegedly conspiring and colluding information on a particular type of tax-exempt municipal
bond -- VRDOs.
Zacks. Tuesday, 3 Nov 2020.
- Typhoon Goni: Fears after Philippine municipality said to be 90% damaged
The Red Cross says initial assessments of Philippines municipality suggests widespread destruction.
BBC News. Monday, 2 Nov 2020.
- North Texas Municipal Water District, 13 Cities Approve New Regional Water Contract
Representatives of the North Texas Municipal
Water District and its 13 Member Cities gathered Thursday for a symbolic signing ceremony to announce a new regional water contract.
NBC. Thursday, Oct 29 2020.
- Mexican mass grave containing bodies of 59 people including women and teenagers is found
The bodies of 59 people were found in a mass grave in the Salvatierra municipality of Guanajuato state, where the homicide rate has surged amid a raging turf war between rival drug cartels.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 29 Oct 2020.
- Researchers take a stand on algorithm design for job centers: Landing a job isn't always the right goal
Algorithms that assess the risk of citizens becoming unemployed are currently being tested in a number of Danish municipalities. ...
Science Daily. Thursday, 29 Oct 2020.
- City And State Budget Squeeze Could Drag Down Muni Market, Putting New Pressure On The Fed
Congressional gridlock from Senate Republicans is deepening the city and state budget crisis, leading to calls for new Federal Reserve powers that could affect municipal
Forbes. Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020.
- The Senate goes against junk food: it will limit its sale in small stores near schools
The Upper Chamber is opening the door for the states and municipalities to cancel the freedom of trade for these goods.
Entrepreneur. Wednesday, 14 Oct 2020.
- Trailblazers: Jasmine Twitty, Judicial History Maker
Judge Jasmine Twitty is a Judicial History Maker. She was the youngest judge to ever be appointed or elected in the United States at the age of 25. Four years later she was appointed as a municipal
judge and lead judicial officer.
Forbes. Tuesday, 6 Oct 2020.
- TikTok owners await approval for Chinese export license
ByteDance says it has applied to the Beijing Municipal
Bureau of Commerce for the license and is awaiting a reply.
CBS News. Thursday, 24 Sep 2020.
- The museum closed first. As in many states, New Mexico's small towns bear the brunt of the pandemic
As the federal government is cutting funding to states, municipalities like Lordsburg, N.M., struggle with unemployment and a devastated tax base.
Los Angeles Times. Wednesday, 23 Sep 2020.
- Brooklyn Municipal Building Will Be Renamed After Justice Ginsburg
'It's personal for all of us as New Yorkers'
Daily Caller. Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020.
- MarketAxess Acquires MuniBrokers, Enhances Bond Market Share
MarketAxess (MKTX) inks agreement to acquire MuniBrokers, which highlights the company's intention to strengthen foothold in the municipal
Zacks. Friday, 18 Sep 2020.
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