Napa Police: Woman arrested after making store purchase with “play money” bill | Crime and Courts

Napa Police: Woman arrested after making store purchase with “play money” bill | Crime and Courts

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Napa organized and filled 385 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child, a program established via Samaritan’s Purse​ “to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world.” Shoeboxes were filled with school supplies, hygiene items, small toys and gifts. “We are blessed to know we will … Read more

‘The money may not go that far.’ Massachusetts transportation agencies still sorting through federal infrastructure law

‘The money may not go that far.’ Massachusetts transportation agencies still sorting through federal infrastructure law

Massachusetts transportation agencies are still sorting through the new federal infrastructure law to determine how to spend an influx of cash over the next five years.The state can expect to receive around $8.5 billion for transportation, including funding for airports, public transit, roads, bridges and electric vehicle chargers, and will be able to compete for … Read more

Rapper Young Dolph shot and killed in Memphis, law enforcement sources confirm – FOX13 News Memphis

Rapper Young Dolph shot and killed in Memphis, law enforcement sources confirm – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Three independent law enforcement sources confirmed to FOX13 that rapper Young Dolph was shot and killed in Memphis Wednesday afternoon.Maurice Hill, the owner of the shop where the shooting happened, Makeda’s Butter Cookies, told FOX13 his employees said Young Dolph, 36, walked into the store to buy cookies. Someone then drove up … Read more

Where Will San Diego Spend Money From Federal Infrastructure Law? – NBC 7 San Diego

Where Will San Diego Spend Money From Federal Infrastructure Law? – NBC 7 San Diego

The $1 trillion infrastructure agreement was signed into law by Pres. Joe Biden on Monday, and now the federal government will send that money to local and state governments to fix things like crumbling roads and bridges. In San Diego, county leaders expect to spend the money on everything from fixing roads to investing in … Read more

Pritzker signs law banning dark money, out-of-state contributions in judicial campaigns

Pritzker signs law banning dark money, out-of-state contributions in judicial campaigns

Campaign contributions from out-of-staters and so-called dark money groups will be banned in Illinois judicial campaigns beginning in January under legislation Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law Monday.Several states have enacted laws forcing disclosure of funders to nonprofits — including social welfare groups [501(c)4s], labor unions [501(c)5s] and industry trade groups [501(c)6s], 501(c)4s, 5s and … Read more

Biden Signs $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Into Law

Biden Signs $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Into Law

“With the combination of this investment and where we know the industry is going,” said Brian Deese, who heads Mr. Biden’s National Economic Council, “we believe this will be the beginning of a real transformation in our vehicle infrastructure.”The legislation was the product of intense negotiations spanning much of the first year of Mr. Biden’s … Read more

Germany reports another COVID-19 record: 50,196 new cases

Germany reports another COVID-19 record: 50,196 new cases

People queue up for vaccination at a temporary vaccination centre inside the campus building of the Technische Universitaet university in Dresden, Germany, November 8, 2021. REUTERS/Matthias RietschelBERLIN, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Germany reported a record 50,196 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, the fourth day in a row it has posted a fresh daily high, … Read more

Money Transmitter Model Law Poised to Change Regulatory Landscape | Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Money Transmitter Model Law Poised to Change Regulatory Landscape | Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) released its Money Transmission Modernization Act (Money Transmitter Model Law) (Model Law) to create a single money transmitter regulatory regime across the country and “streamline regulation for an evolving payments space.” As it currently stands, 49 states and Washington, D.C. regulate money transmitters and have their own sets … Read more

Biden, top team to crisscross U.S. in victory tour for $1 trillion infrastructure bill

Biden, top team to crisscross U.S. in victory tour for $1 trillion infrastructure bill

WASHINGTON, Nov 8 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden and top officials in his Cabinet are hitting the road to promote the $1 trillion infrastructure bill passed in Congress last week, as they explain when and where Americans can expect to see some of the funds in their own communities.White House aides are planning a bipartisan … Read more