Category Archives: State

State National Guard chiefs call for more troops, more benefits for federal missions

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The National Guard has had perhaps its busiest year ever, balancing its standard overseas deployments and natural disaster response with COVID-19 support missions and two weeks-long voyages to Washington, D.C., to help keep the peace in the capital. The heads of the Washington state, California and Michigan Guard spoke out about that strain during a […]

State National Guard chiefs call for more troops, more benefits for federal missions

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The National Guard has had perhaps its business year ever, balancing its standard Global War on Terrorism deployments and natural disaster response with COVID-19 support missions and two weeks-long voyages to Washington, D.C., to help keep the peace in the capital. The heads of the Washington, California and Michigan Guard spoke out about that strain […]

State capitols step up security amid new safety concerns following violence in DC

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State capitols across the nation stepped up security Monday, deploying National Guard units, SWAT teams and extra police officers as several legislatures convened amid heightened safety concerns following last week’s violence at the U.S. Capitol. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee activated hundreds of National Guard troops to help state police keep order at the state Capitol […]

US State Department expresses concern over China link to Cambodian naval base

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The United States expressed disappointment Wednesday that Cambodia is tearing down a U.S.-funded building used for a maritime security program, and voiced concern that the action may be linked to the possible use of a Cambodian naval base by China’s military. “Such a military presence would negatively impact the U.S.-Cambodia bilateral […]

US State Department expresses concern over China link to Cambodian naval base

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The United States expressed disappointment Wednesday that Cambodia is tearing down a U.S.-funded building used for a maritime security program, and voiced concern that the action may be linked to the possible use of a Cambodian naval base by China’s military. “Such a military presence would negatively impact the U.S.-Cambodia bilateral […]

Another state adds online absentee voting option for military and overseas US citizens

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Updated to include North Carolina as a state offering online ballot return for all UOCAVA voters As the U.S. grapples with concerns about mail delivery during the pandemic, thousands of military and overseas citizens voting by absentee ballot in South Carolina will for the first time be able to cast their ballot through an online […]

Another state adds online absentee voting option for military and overseas US citizens

another-state-adds-online-absentee-voting-option-for-military-and-overseas-us-citizens

Updated to include North Carolina as a state offering online ballot return for all UOCAVA voters As the U.S. grapples with concerns about mail delivery during the pandemic, thousands of military and overseas citizens voting by absentee ballot in South Carolina will for the first time be able to cast their ballot through an online […]

Another state adds online absentee voting option for military and overseas US citizens

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As the U.S. grapples with concerns about mail delivery during the pandemic, thousands of military and overseas citizens voting by absentee ballot in South Carolina will for the first time be able to cast their ballot through an online portal — from mobile phones, laptops, iPads or other devices. Within a week, South Carolina election […]

Another state adds online absentee voting option for military and overseas US citizens

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As the U.S. grapples with concerns about mail delivery during the pandemic, thousands of military and overseas citizens voting by absentee ballot in South Carolina will for the first time be able to cast their ballot through an online portal — from mobile phones, laptops, iPads or other devices. Within a week, South Carolina election […]

Another state adds online absentee voting option for military and overseas US citizens

another-state-adds-online-absentee-voting-option-for-military-and-overseas-us-citizens

As the U.S. grapples with concerns about mail delivery during the pandemic, thousands of military and overseas citizens voting by absentee ballot in South Carolina will for the first time be able to cast their ballot through an online portal — from mobile phones, laptops, iPads or other devices. Within a week, South Carolina election […]