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  • Malloy Focusing On Budget Cuts This Week As Deficit Looms

     Malloy Focusing On Budget Cuts This Week As Deficit Looms
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will be cutting the state budget later this week in order to help close a projected deficit ranging between $89 million and $99 million in the current fiscal year. Malloy's budget director, Benjamin Barnes, said...
  • Former state Sen. John J. Lanigan dies

     Former state Sen. John J. Lanigan dies
    John J. Lanigan represented Chicago's Southwest Side in the state Senate for two terms before serving as an Illinois savings and loan commissioner and 17 years on the Illinois State Board of Elections. A fiscal conservative, Mr. Lanigan was a forceful...
  • A battle for UC's soul

    The current tension over proposed tuition hikes at the University of California — as much as 5% each year for the next five years — shouldn't be mistaken for just another debate about how much students can or should pay. It's nothing less than...
  • Nov. 17 Letters: Obamacare, transgender student, Fort Monroe

    Obamacare support Re: The Nov. 12 editorial By what convoluted thinking did the Editorial Board come to the conclusion that 250,000 Virginians are being harmed by having to replace inadequate health insurance policies with more robust policies? The...
  • Pennsylvania House and Senate spending expenses revealed

    Pennsylvania House and Senate spending expenses revealed
    After being elected to Lehigh County Court in November 2011, Doug Reichley resigned from his job as a Republican state representative. But, unbeknownst to Reichley, his old employer — the Pennsylvania House of Representatives — kept his...
  • Wasserman Schultz at political crossroads

    Wasserman Schultz at political crossroads
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the most-prominent Democrat in South Florida, is at a political crossroads. She's just won her sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives with 63 percent of the vote. And she's been chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Abandon ship It didn't take long for Gov. Tom Corbett to lose one of his top mates after falling in the Nov. 4 election to Democrat Tom Wolf. Last week, Corbett's administration announced that General Counsel James Schultz had returned to private...
  • Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders

    Shore Line East Trains Are Attracting More Riders
    NEW HAVEN — Ridership this year on Shore Line East appears on course to meet or exceed 2013's levels, and the state intends to continue recent service expansions through 2015. With extra trains for the midsummer Sailfest in New London, Shore...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...