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  • Rubio gets his course work for the 112th Congress

     
    WASHINGTON — Committee assignments in Congress are sort of like college classes. While you're free to do whatever you want, you'll mostly be judged on how you do in your major. Which means freshman Sen. Marco Rubio probably should start boning up on...
  • Disasters always create opportunities for scammers

     
    Today's Morning Call report about the fundraising efforts for victims of last month's suspected natural gas explosion in Allentown notes the state attorney general's office is warning people to be cautious about possible scams that sadly seem to pop up......
  • Identity theft and impostor scams among top consumer complaints last year, FTC says

     
    The Federal Trade Commission received more complaints about identity theft in 2010 than any other issue. A total of 1.3 million complaints came into the FTC last year and 19%, or 250,854, of those were related to identity theft, the government agency said...
  • Furor over People's Counsel

    Many of those on the front lines of the battle over rising electricity costs say one voice has been noticeably absent from the debate - the state's top consumer advocate, the Office of the People's Counsel. Lawmakers accuse the office and its chief,...
  • Face to Face: A Conversation with Charlie Crist

    Face to Face: A Conversation with Charlie Crist
    Florida's Attorney General discusses his priorities, the need to expand the state's civil rights law and his tan. Q. As a state lawmaker, you were dubbed "Chain Gang Charlie." Now as Florida's attorney general, you're pushing to expand the state's...