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Tag Archives: Resignations

Andrew Cuomo finally resigns; Kathy Hochul to become first female Governor of New York

Excerpt: “Given the circumstances, the best way I can help now is if I step aside and let government get back to governing,” Cuomo said in a livestreamed message from his office that many found difficult to watch. “And therefore, that’s what I’ll do.”
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections, Public Service
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A spectacular fall to earth: Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette resigns in ignominy

Excerpt: The former Space Shuttle astronaut will no longer represent Her Majesty the Queen as Canada's head of state following the release of a blistering report which found she was responsible for a toxic work environment.
Written by:Joel Connelly
Categories:Public Service
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Guy Palumbo resigns from the Washington State Senate, effective immediately

Excerpt: Guy Palumbo is out. The one-term Democratic state senator has resigned from office, effective immediately. Three successors must now be nominated by the Democratic Party.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News, Legislative Advocacy
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John Boehner to resign as Speaker and as U.S. Representative at the end of October

Excerpt: Top Repub­li­can John Boehn­er shocked Capi­tol Hill and Amer­i­ca’s polit­i­cal estab­lish­ment this morn­ing by announc­ing that he plans to resign the speak­er­ship and his posi­tion in the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives as of Octo­ber 30th, 2015. “The first job of any Speak­er is to pro­tect this insti­tu­tion that we all love,” said Boehn­er in an offi­cial state­ment […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Party Politics, Public Service
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