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  • Senate OKs Budget Changes; House Approves Early Tuesday Morning

    Senate OKs Budget Changes; House Approves Early Tuesday Morning
    HARTFORD — After a month of complaints from major corporations, the state Senate narrowly approved a budget implementation bill late Monday night that pulls back some proposed business tax increases and funnels an additional $30 million to cash-...
  • Justices will hear new case on Arizona state redistricting

    The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear a new case about the drawing of state legislative districts in Arizona by an independent commission, a day after the justices upheld the commission's congressional map-drawing. The court said it will consider in...
  • Obama signs trade, worker assistance bills into law

    In a rare bipartisan scene at the White House, President Barack Obama on Monday signed into law two hard-fought bills giving him greater authority to negotiate international trade deals and providing aid to workers whose jobs are displaced by such pacts....
  • Connecticut lawmakers approve late state budget changes

    Connecticut lawmakers approved some late changes early Tuesday morning to the new Democratic state budget that had drawn criticism from major state employers because of its tax increases on businesses and others. "We did hear the voices of those who...
  • Countdown to a clash over Pennsylvania budget

    Countdown to a clash over Pennsylvania budget
    HARRISBURG — Four months. Four days. A matter of hours. Four months is how long Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf tried to sell the public on his $33.8 billion budget that raises and lowers several taxes. Four days is how long it took Republican...
  • NC House refuses for now to back Greensboro council changes

    The North Carolina House has refused for now to accept a Senate plan to rework Greensboro's city council districts, change how voters choose members and reduce the mayor's power. The House on Monday night rejected the Senate version of a bill that...
  • Warren Makes Populist Appeal At Democratic Party Fundraiser

    Warren Makes Populist Appeal At Democratic Party Fundraiser
    HARTFORD — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren gave Connecticut Democrats a simple charge Monday in an impassioned speech before loyal supporters at the state party's annual fundraising dinner. "This next election is up to you. You are the heart and soul...
  • California GOP benefits from redistricting decision as bigger case looms

    California GOP benefits from redistricting decision as bigger case looms
    Like so many political events, the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday that upheld the right of independent citizen commissions to draw district lines inspired a different reaction in California than elsewhere in the nation. Here, it was a victory for...
  • Speak Out

    Speak Out
    When is it going to occur to Gov. Bruce Rauner that the Democratic Party helped him get elected because they wouldn't back former Gov. Pat Quinn? They know taxes in the state have to be raised. They want to be able to blame Republicans for doing it. Until...
  • Illinois' GOP governor moves to avoid government shutdown

    Illinois' Republican governor and the state's largest employee union moved Monday to avoid a partial government shutdown, with the union saying members will continue to show up for work even if the state begins operating without a budget and the...
  • Legislative leaders meet with Rauner, report no progress

    The four leaders of the Illinois General Assembly met with Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday, less than 48 hours before a deadline to have a state budget deal in place. Democratic legislative leaders reported no progress. The Republican governor and lawmakers...