| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:46 PM
On the day after declaring war on the conservative groups that helped propel his party to power in the House, Speaker John Boehner on Thursday was advancing a two-pronged strategy—delivering another brush-back pitch at them while arguing that...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:04 PM
WASHINGTON -- The House could vote as early as Wednesday on a bill that would raise the nation's debt ceiling and reverse a cut made to some veterans' benefits as part of the recent budget deal.
House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) unveiled the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will revive Rep. Paul Ryan's lightning-rod proposals to slash the federal safety net, beef up military spending and reduce taxes for the wealthy in a budget unveiled Tuesday -- an election-year calling card that Democrats...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 11:21 AM
On one side of the long wooden table: Property Appraiser Lori Parrish and her hired gun, attorney Bill Scherer. On the other side, attorneys from Broward County government. At the head of the table: Circuit Judge Dale Ross.
The legal case? The fight...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Original blog post | 2:32 p.m.
Updated with Israel comments | 4:29 p.m.
Broward Democratic Chairman Mitch Ceasar, commenting Tuesday on Sheriff Scott Israel’s first eight months in office, said the sheriff is experiencing a steep learning...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Some people did a double-take when they read that Circuit Judge Dale Ross is presiding over a case involving the budget fight between Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish and the County Commission.
Parrish stood in for Ross at a 2012 campaign forum...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Schools in the Virginia High School League will undergo one of the most radical realignments in the VHSL's century-old history this fall. The premise was to group high schools by enrollment size for postseason play.
It also means district tournaments...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:37 AM
In case you missed it, my colleague Robert Nolin reported that Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish run a round in the budget match with Broward County. Circuit Court Judge Dale Ross ruled in her favor.
Click here to read Nolin's story, in which he...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Still smarting over Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish’s budget – approved by the state but more than county commissioners wanted to pay – commissioners want to change state law.
Their proposal to give them more sway over Parrish&...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:21 AM
[UPDATED with court ruling]
Broward Property Appraiser Lori Parrish is trying to speed up the courts so that her budget fight with Broward County can be resolved before the budget year ends.
The government spending year ends Sept. 30. But Parrish...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:49 PM
RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday proposed a pilot program to expand Medicaid health coverage for the poor for at least two years.
The governor pushed his proposal as a potential break in a logjam on the divisive issue, but it didn't...