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  • Hogan hailed during stop at Dundalk diner

    Hogan hailed during stop at Dundalk diner
    Taking his statewide "thank-you tour" through the once-Democratic bastion of Dundalk on Thursday, Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan was hailed as a conquering hero at the Boulevard Diner. Hogan received as much gratitude as he gave while spending over...
  • Sens. Corman, Yudichak seek to delay action on Penn State board of trustees reform

    UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State board of trustees is set to vote to possibly change the its size and makeup, but in the wake of Gov. Tom Corbett's defeat in last week's election and shifts in legislative leadership this week, two state officials...
  • Hogan going to Colorado for NGA new governors' seminar

    Hogan going to Colorado for NGA new governors' seminar
    Gov.-elect Larry Hogan will fly to Colorado Friday for a weekend seminar held by the National Governors Association for incoming state chief executives. According to Hogan's transition office, Hogan will attend sessions on such topics as assembling a...
  • Arkansas Gov. Beebe to pardon son but rethinks pardoning family friend

    Arkansas Gov. Beebe to pardon son but rethinks pardoning family friend
    Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe says he will pardon his son, Kyle, in connection with a felony drug conviction from more than a decade ago. Also on Wednesday, he backpedaled on his intention to pardon another man with personal ties to him. The...
  • Senate leader offers alternative to UC tuition hike proposal

    Concerned that a surge in out-of-state students at the University of California may put residents at a disadvantage, Senate leader Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) on Thursday called for UC administrators to significantly boost tuition for nonresidents. In...
  • Cal State trustees OK $269-million budget, pay raises for top execs

    Cal State trustees OK $269-million budget, pay raises for top execs
    California State University trustees approved a new budget Thursday for the 23-campus system, but acknowledged that it is unlikely to receive sufficient state funding to enroll all eligible students. The 2015-16 budget request of $269 million includes...
  • Swamped with dependency cases, law center may refuse young clients

    Swamped with dependency cases, law center may refuse young clients
    In the crowded halls of Los Angeles County children's court, attorney Rosa Figueroa searches through family after family before finding her new client and kneeling so she can meet him at eye level. Wearing an oversized bomber jacket, the 9-year-old...
  • O'Malley faces deadline to act on farm regulation

    O'Malley faces deadline to act on farm regulation
    Will he or won't he? With just nine weeks left in Gov. Martin O'Malley's term, time grows short for him to act if he intends to go through with a much-delayed plan to curb Eastern Shore farmers' use of chicken manure in order to help restore the...
  • Wait, Wait — McEnroe's Got Questions

    Wait, Wait — McEnroe's Got Questions
    News quiz time! 1. QUESTION What are "a Mickey Mouse pin, heart pendant necklace, digital picture frame and a costume hat?" a. Items brought to the polls by Hartford registrars in lieu of actual voting lists. b. Gifts provided to Heather Bond Somers...
  • Md. wants a leader who listens

    Md. wants a leader who listens
    As the Democratic Party licks its wounds from its gubernatorial defeat in Maryland, our street-level view reveals a central, substantive error on the part of politicians of both parties: Candidates from Baltimore to Annapolis to Washington continue to act...
  • Who will challenge Hogan in 2018?

    Who will challenge Hogan in 2018?
    The Democrats begin 2015 with a political problem: no predominant standard bearer to step up and challenge the incumbent GOP governor in four years. While they have many credentialed candidates, unlike Martin O'Malley in 2006 none stands out above the...