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  • Malloy To Discuss Newtown Issues With Biden At White House Friday

    Malloy To Discuss Newtown Issues With Biden At White House Friday
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will travel to Washington, D.C., Friday to meet at the White House with Vice President Joe Biden about efforts to reduce gun violence after the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, the governor's office...
  • Post-Newtown Legislative Task Force Begins Work; Malloy Talks Gun Control In White House Visit

    Post-Newtown Legislative Task Force Begins Work; Malloy Talks Gun Control In White House Visit
    Legislative leaders pledged bipartisan cooperation and quick action Friday at the first meeting of their new task force on changing state laws and policies on gun control, school security and mental health in response to the Dec. 14 school massacre in...
  • Biden claims to have heard gunshots from Lancaster Amish school shooting

    Biden claims to have heard gunshots from Lancaster Amish school shooting
    Vice President Joe Biden said he was "literally" within earshot of the tragic 2006 Amish school shooting in Nickel Mines, estimating he was about a quarter of a mile away from the school at a golf outing on that warm October morning. Biden, a native...
  • Five questions with … Karen L. Sitnick

    Five questions with … Karen L. Sitnick
    Karen L. Sitnick's job is jobs — helping people find them. As director of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development in Baltimore, she oversees an effort that isn't simple, even in the best of times, as residents struggle to overcome education...
  • New United Way program prevents homelessness — in time for Christmas

    New United Way program prevents homelessness — in time for Christmas
    A few months ago, things were looking bleak for Brooklyn Homes resident Christina Stocks. The 27-year-old single mother of two took a pay cut at work and fell behind in her rent payments. She was facing eviction — and a Christmas on the streets....
  • Emanuel to support gay marriage at D.C. mayors' meeting

    Emanuel to support gay marriage at D.C. mayors' meeting
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join mayors from across the U.S. in supporting the rights of same-sex couples to marry. Mayors for Freedom to Marry will be launched as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington D.C., where Emanuel is set to...
  • National expert gives blessing on compromise Chicago ward map plan

    National expert gives blessing on compromise Chicago ward map plan
    Chicago voters might not have to weigh in on a new City Council ward map this year after a national expert on Monday blessed a compromise plan put forth by dueling groups of aldermen. But council members plan to press forward with more public hearings...
  • Emanuel to speak at mayor's conference in D.C.

    Emanuel to speak at mayor's conference in D.C.
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will speak at the winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors next week in Washington, D.C. Emanuel will give a talk Friday on education, with a focus on the importance of City Colleges of Chicago, according to spokeswoman Jennifer...
  • As convention chair, Villaraigosa promises to be inclusive

    As convention chair, Villaraigosa promises to be inclusive
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa -- a one-time student organizer, union leader and now one of the nation's most prominent Latino politicians -- stepped into his role Wednesday as the face of a Democratic Party convention that is being pitched as the...
  • Mayors sports alliance looks to bridge gap between residents, franchise owners

     
    Orlando officials touted the city’s Amway Center at a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors this morning. The USCM’s annual meeting kicked off today at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal in Orlando. A committee session of the Mayors...
  • Taxmaggedon’s toll, by district

     
    Just how much more will Americans pay, by congressional district, if Congress allows the current tax cuts on individuals and businesses to expire at the end of the year, and new tax hikes associated with health care reform to kick in? This worst-case...