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  • Chicago issues ride-sharing licenses to Lyft, Sidecar

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday announced his administration had issued the first city licenses to two ride-sharing companies, as lawmakers in Springfield consider voting this week to override Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of a bill that would impose tougher...
  • As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'

    As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'
    Missouri officials have repeatedly warned that events after the grand jury decides whether to charge a white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man will be a balancing act between the need for security and the desire to protect free...
  • Malloy: No 'Meaningful' Cuts In Business Aid

    Malloy: No 'Meaningful' Cuts In Business Aid
    Severely hoarse and running late, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy talked about one of his least controversial policies at the monthly breakfast of the MetroAlliance in Hartford Tuesday: helping new companies start up. He then left without taking questions from...
  • Testing review underway in Florida

    Testing review underway in Florida
    During his recent campaign for re-election, Gov. Rick Scott called for a "thorough investigation" of standardized testing in Florida's public schools. "That work has begun," Education Commissioner Pam Stewart said this morning at the State Board of...
  • The one-term caucus? Top House targets for 2016

    They haven't even been sworn in yet, but these members start off the cycle as underdogs in their quests for re-election in 2016. Most of 2016's initial targets are incoming Republicans, swept into office in a GOP midterm wave. They will represent...
  • Md. can enforce dam cleanup

    Md. can enforce dam cleanup
    When the Conowingo Dam was built in 1928, it blocked a free-flowing section of the mighty Susquehanna River, creating a 14-mile-long, 9,000-acre reservoir at the head of the Chesapeake Bay near the Maryland-Pennsylvania line. While the dam has provided...
  • Leading Md. to thrive, not just survive

    Leading Md. to thrive, not just survive
    As the president of an association representing Maryland's long-term care provider community, I have been fortunate to work with many state leaders. I appreciate that Gov. O'Malley brought to Maryland a data-driven focus and political calculus that...
  • The chill in the air at House Appropriations retreat isn't just polar vortex

    Is it the 25 degree temperatures in Abingdon that's putting a chill in the air as the House Appropriations Committee gathers in the far end of Southwest Virginia for its annual retreat? "Let's not start singing 'Happy Days Are Here Again,'" committee...
  • The Republican revolution hits Dundalk

    The Republican revolution hits Dundalk
    The recent election was historic for Maryland. The citizens of Maryland voted in a Republican for governor and three new Republican county executives, District 6 is completely Republican now and there were many other Republican winners. There are now 14...
  • AundrĂ© Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders

     Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders
    State Rep.-elect Aundré Bumgardner of Groton is a socially progressive politician with a strong libertarian streak. An environmentalist who was endorsed by the NRA, he supports legalized abortion, reinstating tolls at the state's borders and an earned...
  • More members of Wolf transition team

    The line-up for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team is growing. Straight from the news release, here's the members of Team wolf's steering committee that will review government agencies Neal Bisno Bisno is President of SEIU Healthcare...