The Daily Populous

Wednesday January 11st, 2023 night edition

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Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.) announced Tuesday she is running for U.S. Senate in 2024, amid uncertainty over whether Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) will seek a sixth full term that year.

“I’m running for the U.S. Senate because Californians deserve a warrior fighting for them in Washington,” Porter, 49, wrote.

Feinstein, 89, last year filed initial paperwork to run for reelection in 2024 but has not explicitly said whether she will seek another term.

Today, I'm proud to announce my candidacy for the U.S. Senate in 2024. — Katie Porter (@katieporteroc) January 10, 2023.

“It’s not dictated by what Katie Porter does, nor would it ever be,” the person said, also citing the California storms.

There have been no Black women in the Senate since Kamala D. Harris of California resigned her seat to serve as vice president.

“I’ve known Rep. Katie Porter since she was a law student in my bankruptcy class 20 years ago,” Warren wrote then. »

Suspect in custody after sixth shooting reported at New Mexico officials' homes, offices

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A suspect was in custody Monday in a string of shootings that may have targeted Democratic leaders in Albuquerque, officials said Monday.

Rep. Javier Martinez, of Albuquerque, on Feb. 17, 2022, in Santa Fe, N.M. Cedar Attanasio / AP file.

New Mexico's incoming state house speaker is the sixth Democrat official to be the apparent target of gunfire since early December, police said earlier Monday. »

Gigabit internet is now a legal requirement for new homes in England

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My years-long battle to get gigabit internet installed may soon be over, thanks to new rules introduced by the UK government that make it easier to install faster broadband into apartments and flats across the UK.

DCMS claims that gigabit broadband is currently available in over 72 percent of UK households and is targeting full nationwide gigabit-capable broadband coverage across the UK by 2030.

I can personally attest that getting a fiber optic network — not just gigabit — installed into flats and apartments in the UK is a nightmare. »

National Guard General Fired For Ordering Troops To Take His Mom Shopping

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A general with the California National Guard has been relieved of duty after he reportedly ordered troops to take his mother shopping.

While Magram hasn't denied the accusations, he says no one has ever complained about running errands for him.

After finding Magram guilty of the offenses, a National Guard board has determined he'll be "involuntarily transferred" to the U.S. Air Force retired reserve, which a spokesman says is "parallel" to being fired. »

New CA & WA pay transparency laws show Blizzard pays QA way less than Riot & Bungie

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This includes high-profile names in the gaming business, such as Blizzard, Riot Games, and Bungie.

Taking a look at current listings for similar QA jobs at Riot Games (QA Engineer), Bungie (Destiny Test Lead), and Blizzard (Diablo 4 Test Lead), Blizzard is listing the lowest pay of the three.

While this is a pretty wide range, it’s below the ranges listed for Riot ($98,009 – $132,700) and Bungie ($86,000 – $108,000). »