Tag: Politics

Politics, Why would any decent person want to run?

Submitted by: Christian M. Williams   With the elections only two weeks away, I caught myself asking, “How could anyone have the courage to run for office?” I used to, somewhat jokingly say, “I want to be the Mayor one day.” Today more than ever, this childhood fantasy quest has made me increasingly ask, “Would … Continued

Podcast: Parties vs the People with former Congressman Mickey Edwards

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Podcast: Mayor Megan Barry, Nashville, TN

Megan Barry Mayor Nashville, Tennessee Bio | Twitter | Website Using power to make a difference in people’s lives. Nashville, Tennessee’s first female Mayor, Megan Barry, joins GovLove to talk about her path into public service and her time as Mayor. Mayor Barry discusses inspiring women and girls to run for elected office, diversity in local … Continued

Podcast: Mayor Megan Barry, Nashville, TN

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12.30.15

Today’s Buzz looks at what happens when one Italian city bans wood-fired pizza ovens. We also take a look at what happens when flooding forces a prison to evacuate. After FINALLY seeing the new Star Wars movie, I am geeking out about all the new characters, plot lines and possibilities. There will be no spoilers in this post, … Continued

2014 Lunch Forum with Jeff Mapes, The Oregonian

The Oregonian’s Jeff Mapes to Present at #ELGL14 Forum Jeff Mapes the Oregonian political writer, author of the “Jeff Mapes on Politics” blog, and the book “Pedaling Revolution” has signed on to speak at the first ELGL lunch forum of 2014.  So mark your calendars for January 16th, 2014 at noon and be on the look … Continued

09.27.12 Your Morning Buzz

 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3T5ZXI4tBI4&w=420&h=315]   Trending Here We Go Again: Retail Trucks Run Into Permitting Issues Everywhere – Mobile vendors selling clothes and shoes instead of food are popping up all over the place. How should cities treat them? Kimberly Cole kicked off Lynnwood City Council – A Lynnwood city councilwoman was booted from her position Monday night … Continued

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