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  • Gregg: Leave common construction wage law in place

    Folks who know me well know I love history. History is a great teacher — and what happened last week in the Indiana House of Representatives reminded me of that. In the darkest days of the Great Depression, President Franklin Roosevelt passed...
  • Court ruling puts Obama's immigration work on hold

    WASHINGTON The White House will suspend plans to begin giving more than 4 million immigrants here illegally work permits as it pursues an appeal of a Texas federal judge's ruling that temporarily blocks President Barack Obama's executive action on...
  • Judge puts temporary halt to Obama's immigration order

    WASHINGTON The White House plans to appeal a Texas federal judge's ruling temporarily blocking President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration. The ruling late Monday by U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen throws millions of immigrants who are in...
  • If Kansas can pull LGBT protections, can I eat a bald eagle?

     If Kansas can pull LGBT protections, can I eat a bald eagle?
    Secondhand bong smoke from neighboring Colorado seems to be causing the governor of Kansas to behave erratically. How else to explain Gov. Sam Brownback's recent decision to issue an executive order removing protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and...
  • Support remains in Wyoming for gas-to-liquids plant

    Two days before the Wyoming House of Representatives approved a bill to lure construction of gas-to-liquid plants in the Cowboy State, the South African energy giant Sasol Ltd. announced it was suspending plans to build a similar facility in Louisiana....
  • As Cuba policy moves forward, chief critic Rubio faces stiff odds reversing it

    WASHINGTON In December, just hours after the White House abruptly changed course in the nation's relationship with Cuba, Sen. Marco Rubio laid down his marker. "I intend to use every tool at our disposal in the majority to unravel as many of these...
  • Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's resignation caps months of growing concerns

    Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's resignation caps months of growing concerns
    Rumors swirled for years, prosecution documents piled up, but each time a whiff of impropriety surfaced, Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes managed to distance herself. Her first brush with a state investigation was in 2010, when the Oregon attorney...
  • New Mexico committee approves revamped right-to-work bill

    A New Mexico House committee Friday voted to approve a revamped right-to-work bill that tacks on an increase in the minimum wage from $7.50 to $8 an hour. After some heated exchanges in a six-hour session, the House Judiciary Committee voted 7-6 along...
  • Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announces resignation

    Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announces resignation
    When the end finally came, the most ubiquitous politician in the history of Oregon had all but disappeared from public view. Gov. John Kitzhaber retreated from the State Capitol on Friday afternoon and announced his resignation in a letter, completing...
  • News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EST

    In a state where tobacco interests once had a firm grip on the levers of politics, the Kentucky House of Representatives on Friday passed a ban on smoking in workplaces and indoor public places. The legislation faces tougher odds in the Republican-...
  • Better Political Balance Begins With Open Primaries

    Better Political Balance Begins With Open Primaries
    Connecticut's Republican Party made gains in last November's election, picking up 10 seats in the state House of Representatives. That's heartening if you believe that state government works better when one party doesn't have a lock on it. Beyond that,...