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  • Rowland Case Was Far From A 'Dustup'

    Rowland Case Was Far From A 'Dustup'
    Attorney Reid Weingarten was understandably disappointed in the jury verdict earlier this month that found his client, former Gov. John G. Rowland, guilty of several offenses including violation of federal campaign financing laws. The powerhouse...
  • Abortion-rights group targets Scott with mailers

    Abortion-rights group targets Scott with mailers
    TALLAHASSEE -- NARAL Pro-Choice America, a national abortion-rights organization, is targeting Florida Gov. Rick Scott along with fellow Republican Govs. Sam Brownback of Kansas and Scott Walker of Wisconsin with direct-mail, online ads and phone calls to...
  • Valerie Jarrett's appearance on 'Good Wife' in works more than a year

    The Sunday night turn of President Obama's senior advisor Valerie Jarrett on the CBS hit series "The Good Wife" was more than a year in the making and required a major rewrite to the script before she decided to do it. When producers first invited her...
  • CEA Statement on Malloy Endorsement

    CEA Statement on Malloy Endorsement
    Saying Republican Tom Foley would set "the state on a path to education disaster," the leadership of the state's largest teachers' union offered a full-throated endorsement of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. "Dan Malloy has increased education funds...
  • Write in Heather Mizeur for governor [Letter]

    Write in Heather Mizeur for governor [Letter]
    Has there ever been more mud-slinging than in this year's Maryland governor's race? It has made me sick enough to agonize over how I can vote. I've decided to take the write-in option. I never do that, but I feel driven to it this time. I am going to...
  • California governor vetoes drone warrant bill

    (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have placed strict regulations on how law enforcement and other government agencies can use drones, his office said on Sunday. The measure, which passed the state's Senate and Assembly...
  • Lt. Gov. Candidate Somers Smears All Ex-Offenders

    Heather Somers' letter to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and statements on the Risk Reduction Earned Credit program demonstrate an incendiary and uninformed view unbecoming of a public official aspiring to be the lieutenant governor of our state [Sept. 23, Capitol...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bills on foster youth

    Under a bill signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday, social workers will be able to report their concerns if they believe that practices by county welfare agencies are endangering children. The measure by Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los...
  • California community colleges to offer baccalaureate degrees

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - California's two-year colleges would be able to offer baccalaureate degrees under a law signed by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, who also rejected extra funding for the state's strapped university systems. The law, a pilot...
  • Putnam Bank president invites governor to tour the town

    Putnam rolled out its red carpet for Gov. Dannel Malloy on Sept. 23. The governor was in town at the invitation of Putnam Bank President Tom Borner, who wanted to show off the area to the governor. "This is the vibrant corner, not the quiet corner,"...
  • Divvy bike program back on track for Evanston and Oak Park

    Divvy bike program back on track for Evanston and Oak Park
    Oak Park and Evanston will be getting some Divvy bike rental stations thanks to a $3 million state grant. Gov. Pat Quinn approved the funding after his administration rejected a grant earlier this year to expand the bike-sharing system to the two...