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  • Visiting the governor's mansion in Sacramento? Go before Jan. 1

    No one really lives in the governor's mansion in Sacramento. But if you're one of the 30,000 people who visit, make sure you go soon. The ornate, 32-room Victorian-style home at 1526 H. St. will close temporarily on Jan. 1 for extensive renovations....
  • "Enough Is Enough," Says U.S. Sen. Murphy On Low Turnout, Problems At CT Polling Places

    "Enough Is Enough," Says U.S. Sen. Murphy On Low Turnout, Problems At CT Polling Places
    U.S. Sen Chris Murphy said Connecticut's low voter turnout in the most recent election is a matter of huge concern, and the failure of the Hartford registrars to open polling places in a timely manner is inexcusable.  Here is his full statement,...
  • NY Gov.: 'Impractical' to play in Buffalo Sunday

    NY Gov.: 'Impractical' to play in Buffalo Sunday
    New York governor Andrew Cuomo, stranded in Western New York by nearly six feet of snow in the Buffalo region, does not expect Ralph Wilson Stadium to be playable for Sunday's scheduled game between the Bills and New York Jets. "If you ask me today,...
  • Same-sex marriage clears court hurdles in Idaho, North Carolina

    The Supreme Court cleared the way Friday for gay marriages to begin in Idaho by lifting a temporary order from earlier this week. The justices turned down an appeal from Idaho's governor seeking to block same-sex marriages there. An earlier temporary...
  • Red Maryland?

    Red Maryland?
    Republican Larry Hogan said during his campaign for governor that he had no grand visions of turning Maryland red — that is, switching its partisan orientation from Democrats to the GOP. But his upset victory was surprisingly strong — he...
  • Wolf's Medicaid expansion plan a positive step

    Wolf's Medicaid expansion plan a positive step
    It may be an auspicious start to Tom Wolf leading our state, for hundreds of thousands of low-income residents could have expansion of Medicaid (unlike our present governor who opts for cost-sharing and limiting benefits for the impoverished). An...
  • 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...
  • Construction jobs to grow fastest, economist says

    Construction jobs to grow fastest, economist says
    Construction jobs in Florida should grow faster than other fields through 2017, according to a forecast released Friday. University of Central Florida economist Sean Snaith expects construction jobs to grow 10.4 percent over threee yeras. Jobs in trade,...
  • Diane Fazzi honored for distinguished service

    Diane Fazzi honored for distinguished service
    La Cañada resident Diane Fazzi was among five individuals honored Nov. 14 at the Cal State L.A. 25th Annual Distinguished Educator Award Dinner, held in the university’s Golden Eagle Ballroom. The local woman was named the recipient of this year&...
  • Rauner says Obama immigration move 'great start'

    Rauner says Obama immigration move 'great start'
    Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner on Friday called President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration a “great start” to “get the dialogue going” on immigration policy changes. The comments came as Rauner addressed...
  • Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget

    Republicans Seek Special Legislative Session To Cut State Budget
    HARTFORD — Top Republican legislators called Friday for a special legislative session to be convened by Dec. 15 to start solving the state's budget problems. The two new Republican leaders, Sen. Len Fasano of North Haven and Rep. Themis Klarides...