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  • Governor candidates are on separate tracks

    Governor candidates are on separate tracks
    Anthony G. Brown brightens as he talks about building large transportation projects — including two light rail lines worth a combined $5 billion. To the Democratic nominee for governor, they are a key to creating jobs and stimulating Maryland's...
  • Wolf, Corbett surrogates trade barbs in Pennsylvania governor's race

    Wolf, Corbett surrogates trade barbs in Pennsylvania governor's race
    Surrogates for Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf skirmished Tuesday, trading familiar shots in dueling attacks. Former Wolf primary election opponent Katie McGinty appeared in Bethlehem with Northampton County District...
  • Rauner, Quinn ramp up ethics barbs in Illinois governor race

    Rauner, Quinn ramp up ethics barbs in Illinois governor race
    The focus on ethics and alleged ethical misdeeds in the Illinois governor’s race ramped up Wednesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner launched new TV ads to attack each other. With the campaign growing ever more...
  • Ready for O'Malley: Maryland Governor Seeks Showbiz Support for PAC

    Plenty of donors may be urging Hillary Clinton to run for president 2016, but a different Democratic presidential prospect, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, will be courting showbiz support later this month when he raises money for his political action...
  • Brown signs bill to regulate pumping of underground water

     Brown signs bill to regulate pumping of underground water
    For the first time in its history, California will establish statewide management of water pumped from the ground, under legislation signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The package of regulations was heralded by supporters as a long-overdue step in...
  • ECB outlines new plan that will give more voting power to bigger states

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank detailed plans on Thursday for changing the way the euro zone governors vote from next year, curbing smaller economies' potential influence in favor of big countries, like Germany. The move, triggered by...
  • California governor signs ridesharing insurance legislation

    (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown signed new insurance requirements on ridesharing companies into law on Wednesday, but the regulations come at a far lower cost to the industry than previously written into the bill, officials said. Companies...
  • Former Mexico official pleads guilty in corruption probe

    SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - A former top official in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, whose case became a symbol of Mexican government corruption, has pleaded guilty in Texas to federal money laundering charges, according to court documents. Hector...
  • Gov. Brown signs ride-sharing insurance bill into law

    Gov. Brown signs ride-sharing insurance bill into law
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a pioneering ride-sharing bill that requires insurance coverage for substantial medical bills and property damage suffered by vehicle drivers, passengers and pedestrians involved in accidents. The measure addresses...
  • Consultant Says UConn's Economic Impact Is $3.4 Billion

    Consultant Says UConn's Economic Impact Is $3.4 Billion
    A consultant says UConn generated $3.4 billion in economic activity last year, including more than 24,000 jobs and $202.5 million in state and local tax revenue. "It's an impressive economic impact," said Tripp Umbach, a Pittsburgh consultant who was...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to sign California film tax credit bill

    Gov. Jerry Brown is poised to put his signature to a bill that would triple annual funding for California's film and TV tax credit program. Brown announced he will sign the bill into law on Thursday at a ceremony in Los Angeles, capping a yearlong...