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  • Paul Greenberg: Can we do this again

    It's the highlight of my year: a visit to Governor's School at Hendrix College in Conway, which brings together promising young people from every corner of the state during the summer between their junior and senior years in high school. It's something...
  • Judge backs blind trusts for Gov. Rick Scott, other officials

    Judge backs blind trusts for Gov. Rick Scott, other officials
    TALLAHASSEE — A state law allowing elected officials to set up blind trusts does not violate the Florida Constitution's open-government requirements, a Leon County judge has ruled, clearing the way for Gov. Rick Scott to continue to shield his...
  • Rick Scott, Charlie Crist may set the national pace on negative voter perception

    Rick Scott, Charlie Crist may set the national pace on negative voter perception
    FiveThirtyEight.com suggests that the Florida governor's race could make history this year but not at all in a good way. No other race in the nation has two candidates -- Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist -- whose poll negatives are so high, the website...
  • Ethics complaint filed against Ron Tomalis, Gov. Tom Corbett's special higher education adviser

    Ethics complaint filed against Ron Tomalis, Gov. Tom Corbett's special higher education adviser
    A Harrisburg activist is asking the state Ethics Commission to investigate whether Ron Tomalis has earned his salary of nearly $140,000 as Gov. Tom Corbett’s special adviser for higher education. In filing his ethics complaint Monday, activist...
  • The party of new ideas

    The party of new ideas
    What if they held a presidential campaign and a think tank broke out? House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., who is considering running for president, offered his thoughts on poverty last week. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has been giving...
  • Gaza conflict to dent, not break Israel economy

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's war against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is expected to cost it billions of dollars, temporarily hurt economic growth and put pressure on the government's finances. Analysts and officials compare the current...
  • Jury set in McDonnell trial

    Jury set in McDonnell trial
    RICHMOND — The jury is set in the federal corruption trial of Bob and Maureen McDonnell, and opening arguments are expected Tuesday. The couple left the courthouse separately after a full day spent winnowing a field of 150 potential jurors to a...
  • Public records raise questions about Corbett education advisor Tomalis' time on the job

    When Ron Tomalis stepped aside as state education secretary 14 months ago, he landed what seemed like a full-time assignment in a state struggling to boost college access and curb ever-rising tuition prices. As special adviser to Gov. Tom Corbett for...
  • Gov. Brown signs climate-change agreement with Mexico

    Gov. Jerry Brown pledged new cooperation with Mexico on tackling climate change, signing an agreement with Mexican officials on Monday at the foreign ministry here. The memorandum of understanding between California and Mexico, similar to one the...
  • California and Mexico sign pact to fight climate change

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown and Mexican environmental officials signed a pact on Monday aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, an agreement that could eventually expand the market for carbon credits. The six-page...
  • Malloy Touts New Coastline Loan Program

    Malloy Touts New Coastline Loan Program
    HARTFORD — Returning to the podium where he updates the state during weather emergencies, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a program aimed at limiting property exposure to damage in coastline communities. The program, called "Shore Up CT," provides...