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Portland bans daytime camping, imposes other restrictions

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland's city council voted Wednesday to pass an ordinance prohibiting camping during daytime hours in most public places as it, like other places in the U.S., struggles to address a longtime homelessness crisis. The 3-1 vote changes city code to say that people may ...

Utah to hold election for retiring congressman’s seat in November

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said on Wednesday that the election to replace resigning U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart will take place in the fall, expediting the timeline prescribed by state law to ensure the six-term Republican's seat doesn't remain vacant for more than a few ...

New Hampshire Senate passes bipartisan budget back to House

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Senate passed a $15.2 billion, two-year state budget with bipartisan support Wednesday, sending the pared-down proposal back to the House for further consideration. The Republican-led Senate unanimously and quickly approved the operating budget ...