RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Executive Branch

A collection of news and information related to Executive Branch published by this site and its partners.

Top Executive Branch Articles

Displaying items 100-110
  • New Central Florida leaders taking over Legislature

    New Central Florida leaders taking over Legislature
    TALLAHASSEE — For the second time in four years, Central Florida is once again taking hold of the gavel in the state Legislature. Although they took different paths to get there, House Speaker Steve Crisafulli, R-Merritt Island, and Senate...
  • Local DSS offices told to let married gay couples adopt together

    RICHMOND - The state's director of family services sent a bulletin to local Department of Social Services offices Friday, confirming that same-sex married couples can legally adopt now in Virginia. Previously only one gay or lesbian parent in a couple...
  • McAuliffe wades into ethics reform

    McAuliffe wades into ethics reform
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe will roll out a new set of ethics proposals before the 2015 legislative session, developing them through a bipartisan commission that will also take a deep dive into long-standing traditions of Virginia government....
  • Some Virginia lawmakers turn an $18,000 salary into a $55,000 pension

    Some Virginia lawmakers turn an $18,000 salary into a $55,000 pension
    Earlier this summer, Bob Brink paused for a memory from his first days in the General Assembly "A few weeks before I was sworn into office in 1998 … I took a walk around the Capitol and I stopped outside the House chamber. The curtains were...
  • Race played no role in Hogan win

    Race played no role in Hogan win
    I read Thomas Schaller's column ("Race had a role in Hogan's win," Nov. 11) regarding Larry Hogan's win over Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in the 2014 Maryland gubernatorial election. He basically states that the areas Mr. Hogan won had more white people then...
  • 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...
  • Obama's Asia tour relaunches his efforts on 'legacy' issues

    Obama's Asia tour relaunches his efforts on 'legacy' issues
    After word reached the White House staff who had gathered for a drink in the hotel bar one night last week that President Obama was working out an aggressive climate deal with the Chinese president, the first toast was to the planet. The second was to...
  • Clout for Maryland lawmakers in Congress slips after midterm elections

    Clout for Maryland lawmakers in Congress slips after midterm elections
    Republican gains in the midterm elections mean Maryland's Democrat-heavy congressional delegation will have far less clout when lawmakers gavel in a new Congress next year, casting doubt on prospects for a long list of state priorities from federal...
  • Senator displays his own arrogance

    Senator displays his own arrogance
    State Sen. Paul Pinsky writes an appropriately-named commentary condemning corporate lobbyists and maintaining that he and his fellow Democrats will fight against this "corporate victory" in the past election ("Post-election arrogance?" Nov. 14). That's...
  • Is Hogan inevitable in 2018?

    Is Hogan inevitable in 2018?
    I couldn't decide whether I was more amused or bemused by Richard J. Cross III's op-ed about the possible Democratic candidates for governor four years from now ("Who will challenge Hogan in 2018?" Nov. 15). Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan hasn't even...
  • UC tuition hike earns a failing grade

    UC tuition hike earns a failing grade
    It's just common sense: If you're trying to grab more money from university students and their parents, you should not be dramatically raising the pay of top brass. That's just dumb PR, losing politics and really bad policy. Don't ask the kids and...