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  • Obama makes it harder for firms with labor violations to get U.S. pacts

    Obama makes it harder for firms with labor violations to get U.S. pacts
    Saying he won't let the threat of a Republican lawsuit "stop me from doing what needs to be done," President Obama signed an executive order designed to make it tougher for companies to win federal contracts if they violate their workers' rights. With...
  • Restrictions On Large-Capacity Magazines Do Matter

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came to Greenwich on July 21 to raise money for his Republican cohort, Tom Foley, the endorsed pro-gun Republican gubernatorial candidate [July 22, Page 1, "Jersey Rock Star Visits"]. Foley, no friend of common-sense gun...
  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy. In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
  • City officials to discuss social media policy in advance of Facebook page release

    Locals may soon be able to officially “like” the city of La CaƱada Flintridge on Facebook, or respond to city tweets online through Twitter, as officials contemplate creating a social-media presence as part of a wider communications and...
  • Notes and notables

    Roadblocks So the cab companies of the commonwealth don't want to see Uber and Lyft in Virginia. That's understandable from a business standpoint, but — like the state's demand that the ride-sharing operations must obtain broker's licenses —...
  • Neel Kashkari entered race against Gov. Jerry Brown nearly broke

    Neel Kashkari entered race against Gov. Jerry Brown nearly broke
    On the day Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari announced he had lived as a homeless man for a week to highlight poverty, his financial filings with the state show that his campaign is effectively broke. The candidate entered the month of...
  • City meetings could head for the road

    City officials are assessing the possibility of holding City Council meetings throughout the city following a request by Mayor Zareh Sinanyan. Although the council can't host actual council meetings like the ones at City Hall on Tuesdays, they can...
  • Hogan blames O'Malley-Brown for 'food deserts'

    Hogan blames O'Malley-Brown for 'food deserts'
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan blamed Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown for Baltimore's "food deserts" Thursday, suggesting that the O'Malley-Brown administration's tax policies led the the recent demise of the Stop Shop Save grocery chain....
  • Court upholds Wisconsin collective bargaining and voter ID laws

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court backed Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday in the key areas of labor relations and voter identification, handing the Republican governor victories during this year's fiercely contested election. In one ruling, the court upheld...
  • Harris, Newsom report multimillion-dollar campaign war chests

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Democrats who are expected to sail to re-election in November, reported Thursday that they are sitting on millions of dollars in their campaign war chests. Meanwhile, their little-known...
  • School Board should hold off on uniforms for F-rated Eustis Heights Elementary

    School Board should hold off on uniforms for F-rated Eustis Heights Elementary
    School Board members this week continued their usual policy of management by chaos when they postponed approving a decision by the new principal at F-rated Eustis Heights Elementary to require students to wear uniforms to school. The issue is supposed...