| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:21 PM
A rush of young children crossing alone and illegally into the United States from Texas is so large and unexpected that senior officials with the Obama administration said Monday the White House is asking Congress for about $2 billion to grapple with what...
| Feb 26, 2014
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, that she had vetoed SB 1062, a bill critics had branded as anti-gay. This is the text of her veto message....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The countdown has started. In about 100 days, starting Oct. 1, millions of families across the nation will have an opportunity to enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
The full benefits of the law will...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
State Del. Jon S. Cardin's recent commentary on Garrett County Sheriff Robert Corley is full of half truths and lies ("The lawless sheriffs of Maryland," June 17).
Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio is not a laughingstock, and I challenge Delegate Cardin to...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley warned Sunday morning that Maryland faces "job-killing cuts" if Congress allows a wave of automatic spending reductions to take place this Friday as scheduled.
Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation alongside Virginia Republican Gov. Bob...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:53 PM
The mother of a firefighter who died battling the Yarnell Hill Fire started legal action this week alleging negligence and a cover-up in the death of her son and 18 other firefighters.
Grant McKee, a 21-year-old who grew up in Costa Mesa, was one of...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:27 PM
After a top Arizona official said last week more than 6,000 recent child abuse reports in the state had been ignored, a plan to investigate the cases has raised questions about whether the overburdened child welfare system has the ability to get the job...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has lately been getting credit in the political press for being one of those Republican governors coming around on the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Advocates for the underprivileged can't understand...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:54 PM
SACRAMENTO — Facing the prospect of a prolonged federal government shutdown, Gov. Jerry Brown will soon need to decide if the state will shoulder the cost to keep running federal programs used by millions of Californians.
State officials say...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Connecticut has 15,000 pages of state regulations. A house-cleaning seems overdue. It's finally getting done, with the public's help.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered state agencies this week to look at regulations more than 4 years old. The agencies are...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:49 PM
It is the center of the political universe in presidential contests. And now the war over the nation’s new healthcare program has come to Ohio as well, with potential repercussions for the short- and long-term future of the state’s governor,...