"We call it the solar coaster."
New Hampshire Sen. Rebecca Perkins Kwoka, speaking at the NewDEAL conference, referring to the complexities with finances and permitting in completing clean energy projects. (NewDEAL Leaders Conference — Nov. 16, 2023)
"For over 100 years, New Hampshire has represented the purest form of democracy in the presidential nominating process, and we will fight to protect it.”New Hampshire Secretary of State David Scanlan, regarding the expected date for the 2024 presidential primary in January, defying the Democratic National Committee, which had urged the state to hold its primary after South Carolina. The South Carolina primary is currently planned for Feb. 3. (NPR — Nov. 15, 2023)
“But as this Court previously told the Township, ‘the First Amendment protects speech even when it is considered “offensive.”’"U.S. District Judge Karen Marston, in her court decision that a Pennsylvania community’s resolution to prohibit the display of an American flag with a thin blue line, which is commonly associated with police, on all township property is unconstitutional. Springfield Township, about 15 miles from Philadelphia, argued the use of the flag was creating “discontent and distrust” in the community against the police. (Associated Press — Nov. 14, 2023)
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, regarding the closure of the 10 Freeway between East L.A. connector and Alameda Street in both directions after “extensive damage” from a fire on Saturday morning. The regional connector carries about 300,000 cars a day. (LAist — Nov. 11, 2023)
Wisconsin state Rep. Ryan Clancy, in a light-hearted speech regarding a resolution that would make a brandy old fashioned cocktail the official state cocktail. The resolution passed on Thursday. (Associated Press — Nov. 10, 2023)