The article contains an update on Matt Moseley, communication chief for the Senate Democrats, who has become a prolific adventure swimmer. The Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a challenge to a 1994 law prohibiting people facing domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns; the law has blocked nearly 77,800 firearm sales over the last 25 years. Lastly, it touches upon news from across the West including a surge of visitors to the New Mexico site where the world’s first atomic bomb was detonated, and details on the current economy under President Biden with inflation for 2023 predicted at 3.7%.
Headline: Noteworthy News Events Today
On November 6, 2023, several events are making headlines.
Adventure Swimmer and Political Communicator Matt Moseley
Matt Moseley, former communications chief for Senate Democrats, now runs a communications firm and is a record-breaking adventure swimmer. He accomplished numerous long-distance swims across the world’s foremost bodies of water, including the Sea of Galilee and the Colorado River.
Supreme Court Reviews Gun Law
Tuesday, the Supreme Court is examining a 1994 law that disallows people with domestic violence restraining orders from possessing guns. This case is the first involving guns since last year’s landmark Bruen decision which expanded gun rights.
News Roundup From the West
Events taking place in the West include an increased turnout for the New Mexico atomic site tour because of Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer,” ongoing pandemic fiscal impacts in Wyoming’s K-12 schools, and Arizona’s golf course operators repelling destructive javelinas with chili oil.
The Biden Economy: A Mixed Bag?
Columnist Eric Sondermann discusses the impact of the Biden economy. He suggests that for those with more assets, these times may be robust, but for those on financial margins, the anxiety is unending. He notes that inflation is projected to be around 3.7% for 2023, on top of 7% in 2021 and 6.5% in 2022.
New Executive Director at Clothes To Kids
Kathleen Phillips is the new executive director at Clothes To Kids. Phillips,previous VP at Centennial Resource Development, brings extensive expertise in benefits and human resources to her new position.
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