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  • Budget backtrack: Transportation concerns lead to $50m back pedal

    You know that last little amendment the General Assembly planned on the state budget, which this newspaper referred to as "non-controversial and technical in nature" as recently as today? You may never mind about that. Mind instead, about this: State...
  • Frosh for attorney general

    Frosh for attorney general
    Much of the day-to-day work of Maryland's attorney general involves managing a legion of attorneys who provide counsel and legal advice to state government agencies large and small and to various boards and commissions. Nonetheless, the job is not to...
  • Lieutenant governor candidates bring different resumes, roles

     Lieutenant governor candidates bring different resumes, roles
    Pat Quinn is running for re-election as governor Tuesday, but no one on the ballot may have a keener appreciation of the pitfalls and potential upside for the winner of a related battle for lieutenant governor between Democrat Paul Vallas and Republican...
  • Beyer, Wolf can restore education budgets

    Two issues dominate this election: Gov. Corbett slashing $1 billion from Pennsylvania's education budget and refusing to levy extraction taxes on natural gas drillers (frackers). Education cuts cost Pennsylvania 27,000 educators and forced 75 percent of...
  • Scott's record belies his green campaign claims: Editorial

    Scott's record belies his green campaign claims: Editorial
    Running for re-election, Gov. Rick Scott has been touting his administration's "historic strides" on environmental protection during his first term. With a few notable exceptions, however, those strides have been backward from where the state stood...
  • Jerry Brown pushes water bond, makes no promises about Salton Sea

    Jerry Brown pushes water bond, makes no promises about Salton Sea
    Backed by politicians from both parties, California Gov. Jerry Brown brought his whirlwind campaign to San Diego on Wednesday to urge passage of Proposition 1, the $7.5-billion water bond. Brown made no mention of the fact he is seeking reelection on...
  • Maine seeking court order to keep Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox quarantined

    Maine seeking court order to keep Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox quarantined
    The showdown between a nurse quarantined in Maine for treating Ebola patients and the state heated up Wednesday as officials said they were seeking a court order to prevent her from leaving her home. “We will make it mandatory,” Mary Mayhew,...
  • O'Malley to return to S.C. ahead of midterm

    O'Malley to return to S.C. ahead of midterm
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering a run for president in 2016, will campaign in South Carolina on the final weekend before the midterm elections for the state's Democratic candidate for governor, an aide said Wednesday. O'Malley, who has...
  • Power company to add 100 jobs, move HQ here

    Power company to add 100 jobs, move HQ here
    LAKE MARY – Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas said Wednesday it plans to add 100 mostly white-collar jobs over the next five years as it consolidates its North American headquarters in Lake Mary. The company, which manufactures power plant...
  • A call for authentic democracy in Mexico

    There is finally a message of hope coming from south of the border. A powerful new social movement has emerged that could radically transform Mexico's corrupt political system. The disappearance and probable massacre of dozens of student activists by...
  • As Republican In A Blue State, Foley Walks The Center Line

    As Republican In A Blue State, Foley Walks The Center Line
    To win next week's election for governor, Republican Tom Foley will have to persuade hundreds of thousands of voters outside his own party that he is the best choice to lead blue state Connecticut. Like other Republicans who run for office in...