| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:47 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- With just days left before calling it quits, the Florida Senate is reviving debate over whether to allow the state's main school-voucher program to grow its enrollment base in exchange for stronger accountability of students and...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:14 AM
TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s teacher union sued Wednesday to block legislation passed last spring that expands the state’s corporate school-voucher program.
The law, called the Career and Professional Education Act, or SB 850, started as an...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown is drawing criticism for using uniformed Baltimore police officers in a campaign ad attacking his Republican challenger over guns — and the department is investigating whether the officers broke...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Republican Larry Hogan denounced Democrat Anthony G. Brown's handling of Maryland's health exchange Monday during their second televised debate, calling the website a "complete disaster."
Brown refused to give in, acknowledging that the launch went...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:41 PM
Here are the facts behind some of the claims made by Republican Larry Hogan and Democrat Anthony Brown in their second televised debate:
Maryland's 2013 gun law: During the debate, Hogan said the only problem he had with the gun bill was that it didn'...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 4:26 PM
California's troubled unemployment insurance program is getting a little more high-tech.
In recent years, the state Employment Development Department has been plagued by breakdowns of a 30-year-old computer system. Staffers were forced to spend extra...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:00 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Maybe there's an ethics equation out there somewhere that proves the degree of stink one attracts is a function of time and distance. That is, the longer the amount of time since the shady behavior and the degree of insulation...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:45 PM
The Dodgers have a big advantage on offense and with a rotation topped by the best pitcher in baseball, who will be available to start twice in the five-game series if needed.
Add in a deeper, more versatile bench and a bullpen that finally began to hit...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:47 AM
Wednesday marks the anniversary of Maryland's tough new gun control law going into effect, and advocates are marking the occasion with a rally in Columbia. The law is getting some recognition in the governor's race, too, with Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown,...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:02 PM
California will be the first state in the nation to require its colleges and universities to adopt a standard of clear consent for students engaging in sexual activity after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday to address the scourge of campus rape....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Ahoy! Boater's licensing is official in California!
Gov. Jerry Brown made it official Sept. 18 by signing SB 941 (Monning) into law. The new law requires almost every recreational boater to have a state-issued vessel operator card in a phased-in program...