In today’s Buzz: City of Wheat Ridge High School Intern Abby Hubbard is doing her first buzz to celebrate the first day of Summer!!! Although it’s already felt like summer for some time now in Wheat Ridge.
What Abby’s Reading: A Thousand Acres
What Abby’s Watching – Pretty Little Liars
What Abby’s Doing: I am doing a summer internship with the City of Wheat Ridge to get more experience in the political field and to try and decide what specific field of politics I would like to go into.
- Syria conflict: US jet ‘downs Iran-made drone’: Tensions in the region are rising as a battle develops for control over eastern Syria
- Hear Jared Kushner speak: Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, made some of his first public remarks since joining the administration when he spoke Monday at an event for the American Technology Council.
- Here’s Why Hollywood Will Never Stop Making Spider-Man: In July, superhero fans will be treated to the sixth Spider-Man movie in just 15 years. Spider-Man: Homecoming, which stars Tom Holland, might be the tipping point for superhero saturation.
- On the Mexican Border, a Case for Technology Over Concrete: Using surveillance equipment adapted from military use in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Border Patrol is creating what some experts call a “virtual wall.”
- Guess the GovLove Guest…
- 06.19.17 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (The Freeze Remix)
- Weekly Update: Birthdays, Pop Ups, Facebook Live!
- #DadLife: Celebrating Father’s Day
- The Best Ever with Jessica Johnson, City of Bozeman, MT
- Supper Club: Phoenix, AZ – July 7, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
- Webinar: Technology Efficiency Series: Rock Your LinkedIn Profile – July 18, 2017 – 9:00 a.m.
New tenants for Pacific City include menswear and eco-friendly goods: American Dream: The burger joint opened Jan. 3 inside Lot 579. In addition to burgers, the restaurant has more than 60 beers on tap.
- Confederate statue ‘Johnny Reb’ dismantled for move to Greenwood Cemetery: As the sun rose over Lake Eola Park on Tuesday, a crane slowly hoisted the concrete soldier known as “Johnny Reb” and gingerly lowered it onto a flatbed truck.
Dozens of parents commit $1 million to help build autism community in Denton: A Dallas couple planning to build a $12 million community for young adults with autism say they have confirmed enough money from individual investors to begin the first wave of the project by the end of the year.
Boom! Oil-exploring seismic blasts could soon disrupt whale territory: As early as next spring, the boom of seismic cannons will sound under the Atlantic Ocean as the first oil and gas exploration allowed off the East Coast in three decades gets underway.
Supreme Court to hear potentially landmark Wisconsin case on partisan gerrymandering: The Supreme Court declared Monday that it will consider whether gerrymandered election maps favoring one political party over another violate the Constitution, a potentially fundamental change in the way American elections are conducted.
Iowa Supreme Court issues statewide courthouse weapons ban: The Iowa Supreme Court has for the first time issued a statewide order prohibiting weapons in courthouses and other public areas used by the state court system.
Local Government Confidential
- Philadelphia city council close to approving major program funded by soda tax money: Nearly one year after passing a soda/sugary drinks tax, the Philadelphia City Council has given initial approval for a new infrastructure program called Rebuild, towards which a portion of the tax money will go.
Information and planning software gives transit riders needed information: Clemson Area Transit (CAT) in Clemson, S.C., uses the TransLoc transportation technology platform to give riders access to important real time information about their ridesSculpture honoring officers killed in July 7 ambush ready for City Council approval: Next week the Dallas City Council will consider approving plans for a $400,000 memorial honoring the five police officers who were killed in last year’s ambush downtown.
- Georgia special election finally heads to voters as D.C. watches closely: Georgia voters steadily streamed into suburban Atlanta polling places Tuesday to decide the most expensive House race in U.S. history and put weeks of television ads, phone calls and ringing doorbells behind them.