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  • Gov. Brown appeals ruling that struck down teacher job protections

    Gov. Jerry Brown filed an appeal Friday of a ruling that struck down traditional job protections for teachers. The state’s two largest teacher unions are expected to follow suit in the case of Vergara vs. California. A tentative ruling,...
  • Legislature OKs state's first plan for regulating groundwater

    After a lawmaking season that left them bruised by political scandal but salved by California's revitalized economy, state lawmakers were attempting to wrap up their work late Friday by tackling the complexities of water policy, everyday matters such as...
  • China warns foreign powers not to use Hong Kong as a 'bridgehead'

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has warned against any foreign interference ahead of a crucial ruling on the city's political future on Sunday, saying Beijing will not tolerate the use of Hong Kong "as a bridgehead to subvert and infiltrate the mainland"....
  • Minto West shows need for at-large commission seats

    Unfortunately, Palm Beach County's system of government is working just as its creators envisioned. That system began in 1988. The county's Economic Council, which developers then dominated, wanted to dilute the power of anti-development south-county...
  • Costa Mesa declines to film and air Eastside political forum

    Citing concerns about political neutrality, Costa Mesa's public-access television channel will not tape and air an upcoming City Council candidates forum being hosted by a community organization, city officials said Thursday. The Eastside Costa Mesa...
  • Sen. Landrieu seeks re-election, faces flak over Louisiana address

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat in the midst of a close re-election campaign, is under fire from her Republican challengers for listing her parents' house in New Orleans as her home address in election filings....
  • Groups appeal Florida congressional maps, but give OK to 2014 vote

    Groups appeal Florida congressional maps, but give OK to 2014 vote
    TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - A coalition of voters rights organizations that successfully sued Florida over gerrymandering is appealing the state's newly redrawn congressional districting maps, though it will not protest use of the new boundaries in the...
  • Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot

    Emanuel-Rauner ties create campaign subplot
    Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine. In...
  • Bill Clinton In New Haven Tuesday To Help Malloy

    Former President Bill Clinton will headline a fundraiser Tuesday in New Haven for the state Democratic Party in an effort to help Gov. Dannel P. Malloy as he seeks reelection this fall. Clinton's visit to the Omni Hotel in New Haven at 11:30 a.m. was...
  • Brazil enters recession in election blow to Rousseff

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil fell into a recession in the first half of the year as investment dropped sharply and the country's hosting of the World Cup suffocated economic activity, a major blow to President Dilma Rousseff's already fading hopes for re-...
  • Winking at 2016, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence courts Koch brothers summit

    With a nod to a potential presidential candidacy, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence pitched himself to a prominent crowd of conservative activists Friday by criticizing the last Republican administration in Washington, that of George W. Bush. Pence noted that...