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Trump Demands Kari Lake Be Made Arizona Governor After Her Defeat

Former President Donald Trump called for defeated Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake to be named victor and appointed governor on Monday while repeating baseless voting fraud conspiracies that he has similarly used to contest his own 2020 defeat. Trump, in a post on TruthSocial, claimed without supporting evidence that the former TV news anchor-turned politician … Read more

RBA governor Philip Lowe apologises over interest rate rises

Lowe said the bank had tried to take out “insurance” to protect the country from the then-expected economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. He said there were forecasts of unemployment hitting 15 per cent, that young people would struggle to ever find work and that businesses would “fall over” across the country. “The country was … Read more

Xi sends condolences to governor general of Solomon Islands over strong earthquake

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent condolences to Governor General of Solomon Islands David Vunagi over a strong earthquake rocking the Pacific island country. In his message, Xi said that upon learning of the earthquake he would like to extend sincere condolences to the government and people of Solomon Islands on behalf of the … Read more

NY governor directs state regulator to issue temporary permits to out-of-state insurance adjusters

Following a historic winter storm that has buried parts of the state in nearly seven feet of snow, New York Governor Kathy Hochul has ordered the Department of Financial Services (DFS) to issue temporary adjuster permits to qualified independent insurance adjusters from out-of-state. The measure is being taken to expedite insurance claims related … Read more

New York governor signs law cracking down on bitcoin mining

These machines, known as mining rigs, work round the clock to find new units of cryptocurrency. Benjamin Hall | CNBC New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a law Tuesday banning certain bitcoin mining operations that run on carbon-based power sources. For the next two years, unless a proof-of-work mining company uses 100% renewable energy, it … Read more

Oregong governor pardons 45K for marijuana convictions, forgives fines

SALEM, Ore. — About 45,000 people previously convicted of marijuana possession in Oregon will be pardoned and $14 million in fines forgiven, the Governor’s Office announced Monday. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is pardoning the 47,144 convictions for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana going back several decades. Criminal convictions, even for possessing small … Read more

Governor Macquarie warned us of building folly centuries ago

Now I’m torn: on the one hand, I want to see Trump rot in jail for insurrection, theft of classified documents, fraud, etc. On the other, I want to see him free to run for president in 2024, lose the Republican primary to DeSantis, run as an independent, and thus split the Republican vote and … Read more

Kari Lake lawyers up ahead of potential legal fight in Arizona governor race

Arizona Republican Kari Lake is lawyering up and could look to legally contest the result of the governor race after it was officially called for Democratic Governor-elect Katie Hobbs on Monday. Lake, who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, has refused to concede as she claims her voters were unfairly disenfranchised or otherwise faced … Read more

Democrat Katie Hobbs Keeps Lead In Race For Arizona Governor

PHOENIX (AP) — The release of ballots on Saturday from Arizona’s largest county netted Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake a few thousand votes, but she’s still trailing Democrat Katie Hobbs by tens of thousands of ballots. Hobbs led Lake by 1.6 percentage points after the release of roughly 85,000 votes from Maricopa County. Approximately 270,000 … Read more

Trump-Endorsed Sheriff Joe Lombardo Defeats Nevada Governor

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican Joe Lombardo, a career police officer and sheriff in Las Vegas who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, has been elected governor in Nevada. Lombardo defeated Steve Sisolak, regaining the governorship of the Silver State for the GOP and making Sisolak a one-term Democrat amid two decades of Republicans. … Read more