Daily Archive: May 17, 2022

Karine Jean-Pierre named White House press secretary; Jen Psaki leaves

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden on Thursday named Karine Jean-Pierre the new White House press secretary to replace Jen Psaki, who will leave the role at the end of next week.

Jean-Pierre, currently the White House’s principal deputy press secretary, will become the first Black woman and also first openly LGBTQ person to hold the high-profile position. Psaki’s last day will be on May 13.

Psaki, the most prominent face of the Biden administration since day one, has reportedly been in talks to join MSNBC. Her departure comes as Biden has languished under low approval ratings amid rising inflation and

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Sausalito moves toward renovation of donated house

Sausalito will hire an architect to undertake a $200,000 renovation of a home bequeathed to the city.

The City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to direct city staff to find an architect to develop renovation plans for the home. The city will use reserve funds to finance construction.

The home’s former owner, Dorothy Gibson, gifted the one-bedroom, one-bath, 1,200-square-foot home at 429 1/2 Johnson St. to the city after her death. The home is deed restricted and must serve as low- or moderate-income housing for full-time city employees, including first responders.

The council has also considered providing at least one

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Capitalise on the home improvement boom

For insights on the biggest trends in renovation and home improvement, take a look at the Rated People Home Improvement Trends Report 2022

The pandemic has been challenging for many reasons. But it’s also helped to stimulate a home improvement boom, with more homeowners than ever wanting to adapt and improve their homes.
 

We can reveal which trades have experienced the biggest increases in demand, which towns and cities in the UK have seen demand increase the most and how different tradespeople are planning to adapt their businesses to pull in more work during this home improvement boom.

We analysed

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Kay Home Improvement Highlights the Qualities of a Good Roofing Company

Kay Home Improvement is an established home remodeling company. In a recent update, the agency outlined the qualities of a good roofing company.

Langhorne, PA – Kay Home Improvement, in a recent update, the agency outlined the qualities of a good roofing company.

A good Langhorne roofing company should provide a detailed quote for the roofing installation. The quote should be broken down, addressing the different parts involved in the roofing installation project. Clients should get quotes from multiple roofing companies so that they can know precisely what you will be getting with the roofing installation project.

The roof is

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