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  • The battle over business incentives: do they work?

    To the editor: Your pictures on the Business page tell it all. ( “California vs. Texas,” Business, Aug. 24) The governor of Texas with a kind of halo around his head, spouting half-truths, while Jerry Brown, whose father was responsible...
  • Napa, Calif., earthquake captured on baby monitor video in San Francisco

    Napa, Calif., earthquake captured on baby monitor video in San Francisco
    Video footage from a baby monitor in San Francisco shows the frightening moments as the earth shook during Sunday's 6.0 earthquake near Napa. The quake -- centered about nine miles south of the city of Napa -- struck around 3:20 a.m., knocking power out...
  • Another GOP state may be signing up for Medicaid, and the reason is obvious

    Reports out of Cheyenne say that Wyoming is finally talking to federal officials about expanding Medicaid.  That would make Wyoming the 12th state with a Republican governor to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, leaving 16 with GOP...
  • Bear, wolf, cougar added to state protected list

    Bear, wolf, cougar added to state protected list
    Illinois has added the black bear, gray wolf and cougar to its list of protected species under the state's wildlife code, giving the three animals at least the same rights as the common squirrel and lowly opossum. Bears, cougars and wolves are all "apex...
  • Gov. Brown signs bill requiring cellphone 'kill switches'

    Gov. Jerry Brown and California lawmakers addressed technology's dark side Monday, with Brown approving a requirement for "kill switches'' on smartphones and legislators requesting new protection for victims of revenge porn and identity theft. A...
  • New York Mayor Calls for Conditions on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is not calling for the FCC to reject Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, but he is asking that they impose a series of conditions on the transaction, including an expansion of lower-...
  • McDonnell trial: Former governor, prosecutor spar for five hours

    McDonnell trial: Former governor, prosecutor spar for five hours
    RICHMOND – Former Gov. Bob McDonnell faced his accusers Monday, fielding the prosecution’s questions with a set jaw, a narrowed stare and careful pauses before yes and no answers. After nearly five hours questioning, Assistant U.S....
  • Biden to lend support to Brown

    Biden to lend support to Brown
    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden will attend a fundraiser for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's campaign for governor on Tuesday, the White House said late Monday. The small event, with about 25 attendees, will take place at the Powerhouse, a former...
  • Malloy Touts Transportation Spending

    WETHERSFIELD - For the past three decades, Connecticut governors have touted the amount of money they have spent on transportation. After the Mianus River Bridge collapsed and killed three motorists on Interstate 95 in Cos Cob in 1983, Gov. William A. O'...
  • OU, JLC examine school choice law

    As this school year begins, the Orthodox Union (OU), the nation's largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, and its Florida partner, the Jewish Leadership Coalition (JLC), are examining the effects of the school choice expansion bill (SB 850) Florida...
  • DGA Pumps $1.25 Million Into CT Affiliate To Oppose Foley

    The Democratic Governors Association has made its first major expenditure supporting the 2014 re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, giving $1.25 million to its Connecticut affiliate for television ads attacking the Republican nominee, Tom Foley. In a...