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  • State Republicans Must Appeal To Unaffiliated Voters

    More than 50 percent of voters in the Nov. 4 election supported the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, though his job approval rating has never exceeded 48 percent. Coming amid a national political climate that helped elect Republican governors in blue...
  • Pundit: Dems' turnout plan failed: Front & Center

    This year's contest for Florida governor between incumbent Republican Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist drew interest around the country. Scott, despite struggling with chronically low public-approval ratings during his first term,...
  • 11/15: 30-word rant

    11/15: 30-word rant
    The U.S. Congress is dysfunctional; yet constituents keep sending lawmakers back. Ergo the voters are also dysfunctional. The result is the perpetuation of a government that works against the voters' own best interests. The nation's unemployment rate is...
  • Should the minimum wage apply to the arts?

    Should the minimum wage apply to the arts?
    Outgoing Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has said he wants to push through an increase in the minimum wage for the state of Illinois — from the current $8.25 an hour to $10 an hour — before he leaves office. With certain significant conditions, the...
  • McAuliffe group: Tighten on travel, give ethics rules teeth

    An appointed panel is set to recommend a serious tightening of Virginia's ethics rules for public officials, calling for an outside group with investigatory power and a wider ban on large gifts. These are only recommendations, and changes would have...
  • Don't Let CSCU Learners Be Treated As Second-Class Students

    Don't Let CSCU Learners Be Treated As Second-Class Students
    I teach at Southern Connecticut State University. We have about 11,000 students, many who are the first in their families to go to college. Southern, along with the other state universities and community colleges, offers them opportunity. But unless the...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Atlantis'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES The Pioneer Woman In a new Thanksgiving-...
  • Ferguson Tension Recalls Watts, Rodney King

    Ferguson Tension Recalls Watts, Rodney King
    By every indication — from both the street and civic offices — Ferguson, Mo., is expected to blow. The grand jury decision on whether a white police officer will be charged in the shooting death of an unarmed 18-year-old black man could come...
  • First order of business for Gov. Rick Scott: Investigate Tallahassee Police Department

    First order of business for Gov. Rick Scott: Investigate Tallahassee Police Department
    Running off at the typewriter … So who exactly is the Chief of Police at the Tallahassee Police Department — Chief Osceola, Gene Deckerhoff or Jimbo Fisher? Everybody, including Leon County state attorney Willie Meggs, knows how the TPD...
  • Budget Outlook: Pennsylvania faces $2 billion deficit

    Budget Outlook: Pennsylvania faces $2 billion deficit
    HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania got a double whammy of bad news Thursday in separate reports, one projecting a nearly $2 billion budget deficit, and another saying the state had maxed out its borrowing. The Independent Fiscal Office, in its long-term economic...
  • Post-election arrogance?

    Post-election arrogance?
    Oh, the arrogance of power. The top Maryland lobbyist for telecom giant Comcast couldn't even wait for the dust to settle after Election Day to start bashing Maryland lawmakers. At a Chamber of Commerce luncheon talk right after Larry Hogan's victory,...