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  • Taking shots at Fort Lauderdale's mayor

    Taking shots at Fort Lauderdale's mayor
    Earl Rynerson is at it again. He’s lost the last two Fort Lauderdale mayoral elections to Jack Seiler, but he hasn’t given up criticizing the way Seiler does the job. Now there’s a moving billboard going around town blasting Seiler...
  • California law aims to protect rights of sperm donors, surrogates

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - A bill aimed at protecting the parental and adoptive rights of non-traditional families in California was sent to Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday in an effort to close gaps in a state law that have led to at least one high-...
  • Another (inevitable) defeat for term-limits proposal in the courts

    Another (inevitable) defeat for term-limits proposal in the courts
    A unanimous Illinois Appellate Court panel dealt a grave blow today to the effort to place a state constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would impose legislative term limits. The justices found that the proposal exceeds the very narrow...
  • Rauner loses another round in term limit referendum bid

     Rauner loses another round in term limit referendum bid
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner lost another round in his bid to get a term limit referendum before voters today when an appellate court upheld a Cook County judge’s ruling that kept it off the November ballot. The appellate decision...
  • Danger: Politics Ahead

    Danger: Politics Ahead
    There's an interesting piece on Politico today in which Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell hints at what will happen if Republicans take control of the Senate in this fall's election. Here's an excerpt: In an extensive interview here, the typically...
  • City Council shuffles meetings

    The Hampton City Council agreed to rearranged the way it conducts meetings, irking some of the group's most vocal critics in the process. Beginning in September, the council will move the open public comment period to the end of business meetings &#...
  • Ohio clinic to halt surgical abortions due to 2013 state law

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A suburban Cincinnati clinic will stop performing surgical abortions as a result of a 2013 state law that bars agreements to move women needing emergency care to public hospitals, an attorney for the clinic said on Wednesday. The...
  • Foley Supporter To Pay $12,000 Fine For Making Misleading Campaign Contributions

    HARTFORD — A supporter of Republican Tom Foley's gubernatorial campaign will pay a $12,000 fine in connection with violations of state election law. The fine levied against Brian Lippey of Greenwich is significant, said Joshua Foley, spokesman...
  • Regulator accuses electric supplier of deceptive marketing

    Regulator accuses electric supplier of deceptive marketing
    Regulators are investigating a New York-based electricity supplier, which is accused of using “deceptive marking practices” in Illinois. According to Citizens Utility Board, a Chicago-based consumer watchdog group, the Illinois Commerce...
  • Rawlings-Blake defends plan to divert $3M in casino impact funds

    Rawlings-Blake defends plan to divert $3M in casino impact funds
    The city's spending panel on Wednesday voted without discussion to divert $3 million in anticipated casino revenue that had been earmarked for community improvements to replace a major artery in the city's underground steam pipe system. After the...
  • Support ballot issues in Delray, Lake Worth, South Bay

    Voters in three Palm Beach County communities will vote on ballot questions on Aug. 26. The cities of Delray Beach, Lake Worth and South Bay want voters to either make changes in their city charters to operate more efficiently or, in the case of Lake...