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  • 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,...
  • Jeb Bush is the wrong Republican for 2016

    Jeb Bush is the wrong Republican for 2016
    Sen. Marco Rubio is reportedly considering whether to run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, with an announcement expected in a few weeks. One factor that must loom large in his deliberations is that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, with...
  • Hogan names Robert Neall to transition team

    Hogan names Robert Neall to transition team
    For the first major appointment to his transition team, Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan tapped Democrat Robert R. Neall, a former lawmaker widely respected by both parties for his keen fiscal sense. Hogan praised Neall's reputation as a sharp...
  • Florida Man Charged With Mailing Death Threats To Gov. Malloy, Federal Judges

    HARTFORD - A 35-year old Florida man has been indicted for mailing numerous letters threatening death to 15 Connecticut residents, including two federal judges and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Garrett Santillo, 35, recently of Hollywood, Fla., appeared before...
  • Merrill: Election Reform Needed, But 'Political Will' May Be Lacking

    Merrill: Election Reform Needed, But 'Political Will' May Be Lacking
        HARTFORD – Right now, there’s no way to remove a local registrar of voters who screws up an election. There’s no way to force registrars to get training, and no way for the state to take over a persistently messed-up local...
  • Pricey governor's race, pot question top Florida ballot

    Pricey governor's race, pot question top Florida ballot
    The record-setting $200 million race for governor and a constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana have pumped up the stakes for Tuesday's election, but many voters still may stay away. It's a mid-term election — the kind that people...
  • 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...
  • PA Gov.-elect Tom Wolf to impose gift ban on appointees, executive branch employees

    PA Gov.-elect Tom Wolf to impose gift ban on appointees, executive branch employees
    HARRISBURG — A code of ethical conduct for Gov.-elect Tom Wolf's transition team foreshadows something Wolf plans to impose on his first day as governor: a gift ban on his appointees and executive branch employees. It's called the "No, thank you"...
  • The American Monarchy: Will It Be King Jeb or Queen Hillary in 2016?

    The American Monarchy: Will It Be King Jeb or Queen Hillary in 2016?
    Get ready, because the coronation is coming. The first families of American politics are on a collision course, and one of them will be crowned in two years. As loyal subjects, we are watching it all happen in their realms. You don't need a crystal ball...
  • Unity ticket defeats Alaska GOP Gov. Sean Parnell in drawn-out race

    Unity ticket defeats Alaska GOP Gov. Sean Parnell in drawn-out race
    A novel unity ticket featuring independent Bill Walker and Democrat Byron Mallott has defeated Republican Gov. Sean Parnell of Alaska in an election so excruciatingly close that its outcome was not known until 10 days after the polls closed. As of...