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  • Public Campaign Finance Good For Hartford

    Hartford voters can change city politics for generations on Tuesday, Election Day, by voting yes on the charter revision question seeking municipal public campaign financing. Adopting Question 2 — approved by the Charter Revision Commission and...
  • DWP chief Ron Nichols resigns as controversies mount

    DWP chief Ron Nichols resigns as controversies mount
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, mired in a series of controversies over employee perks, rate hikes and customer service problems, lost its general manager Thursday as Ron Nichols announced he is stepping down. Nichols becomes the latest...
  • Greuel's decision reshapes race to fill L.A. County supervisor seat

    Greuel's decision reshapes race to fill L.A. County supervisor seat
    The race to replace termed-out Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky refocused Thursday, with former City Controller Wendy Greuel deciding against a run and news emerging that former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver had filed papers to fundraise...
  • Palmdale appeals court decision, says it won't hold new election

    Palmdale officials this week appealed a trial judge's ruling that their at-large elections violate the California Voting Rights Act and said they will not hold new balloting in June. Last month, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark V. Mooney ordered...
  • Tari Moore is a Republican -- again

    Tari Moore is a Republican -- again
    On Tuesday the Cecil Daily reported that Cecil County County Executive Tari Moore has returned to the Republican fold, in a story that will certainly not help with Moore's credibility: County Executive Tari Moore is once again a Republican after returning...
  • Gardena official Johnson will vie for L.A. school board seat

    Gardena official Johnson will vie for L.A. school board seat
    Gardena City Councilwoman Rachel Johnson has joined the list of those running to replace school board member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died in December. In Gardena, Johnson first was elected city clerk before being appointed to fill out a...
  • Nonstop stench at expressway proves board needs to be replaced

    Nonstop stench at expressway proves board needs to be replaced
    Last week, my cat Furball brought home a smelly, decapitated squirrel. Yet that bloody rodent corpse still stank less than the stench that continues to emanate from the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority. That is why it must be destroyed....
  • Ten candidates on the ballot for Long Beach mayor's race

    Mayoral candidates in Long Beach are headed into a crowded field for the April primary, with 10 officially declared candidates qualified for the ballot, according to the city clerk’s office. The nominating period for citywide and council district...
  • With session's start, Annapolis again at center of state government, politics

    With session's start, Annapolis again at center of state government, politics
    The 2014 General Assembly session got underway Wednesday, turning Annapolis into the state's center of debate, protest, legislation and proclamation for the next 90 days. Legislators from Anne Arundel County are promoting bills that range from rolling...
  • Governor's race flush with GOP candidates [Letter]

    Governor's race flush with GOP candidates [Letter]
    A political campaign is a contact sport that is waged on the financial as well as the psychological level. Much like any poker tournament, from the random house game to the World Series, winners and losers are decided on a variety of criteria including...
  • Embattled Gov. Christie faces audit over Sandy funds

    Embattled Gov. Christie faces audit over Sandy funds
    NEW YORK -- The week of headaches for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continues: He is facing questions over whether his office improperly used Superstorm Sandy aid funds for political purposes. The Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Housing and...