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Ken Salazar

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  • Thursday Morning Reads: Amazon, the Everglades and Jacksonville

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Thursday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning in Florida politics and government. * The Palm Beach Post reports on a visit by U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to the Everglades and his concerns...
  • Skelton: Gov. Jerry Brown confronts his family's legacy

     
    Much more than water is riding on Gov. Jerry Brown's plan for a massive tunnel under California's Delta. It's about his family's legacy, writes George Skelton in his Monday column. Brown's father, Pat Brown, pursued an ambitious water project when......
  • Jerry Brown authorizes California's first off-reservation tribal casinos

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown approved a plan for two tribes to open casinos away from their ancestral lands, a move that he said would create jobs and help local communities. But critics say the plan could lead to a massive expansion of gambling in California....
  • Obama to dedicate Cesar Chavez National Monument in Central Valley

     
    President Obama will be reaching out to voters Monday in a remote corner of California when he dedicates the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument, underscoring their growing importance in presidential politics....
  • L.A. federal courthouse named national landmark

     
    The federal courthouse on Spring Street downtown--site of the first ruling that public school segregation was unconstitutional--was declared a national landmark Wednesday by the Interior secretary....
  • U.S. agency moves to ban importation of pythons

    Hoping to halt a slithering invasion of giant exotic snakes, federal officials said Wednesday that they want to ban all imports of Burmese pythons, the adaptable constrictor that is threatening the Everglades' balance of species. Eight other types of...
  • Give wild horses their land back

    Give wild horses their land back
    U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's ode to the "majestic" wild horse, and his description of how the federal government must manage its population in his Jan. 14 Times Op-Ed article, comes across to the average reader as a reasonable and sympathetic...
  • Crown's reopening sealed with kiss

    NEW YORK -- Erica Breder, a first-generation American, stood mesmerized inside the Statue of Liberty's crown. Out one window, the statue's massive arm and golden torch rose above her. Hundreds of feet below early Saturday, the blue, sparkling waters of...
  • Aiming for trouble in our national parks

    Aiming for trouble in our national parks
    Absolutely no good can come from a late-term Bush administration rule change allowing concealed weapons in national parks, a move that endangers the lives of park employees and visitors, encourages poaching and will probably worsen damage to...
  • Cleaning up Bush's mess on public land

    Cleaning up Bush's mess on public land
    On Monday, President Obama signed the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act, placing more than 2 million acres of public land in nine states under Wilderness Act protection. The new legislation preserves remote glacial valleys in Wyoming, fragile deserts in...
  • Despite lobbying rules, FPL blurs line

    Florida Power & Light Co. employs three lobbyists in Tallahassee, has 22 more who were paid at least $221,000 combined in the last quarter of 2009 and donates to state political parties - more than $670,000 in the past 15 months But critics of Florida'...