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  • Palm Beach County commissioners consider charter changes

     
    Palm Beach County commissioners on Tuesday plan to discuss moving ahead with a charter review that could shake up the makeup of local government. Budget problems as well as difficulty getting along with other branches of county government prompted...
  • Local school tax: A cynical shell game

     
    How dumb do the legislators in Tallahassee think we are? Apparently, very dumb. There's no other way to explain the cynical shell game that keeps going on with public school funding. So now we might have another year of a......
  • Yes, George Clooney had malaria -- emphasis on 'had'

     
    George Clooney got malaria on his last visit to Sudan, Piers Morgan tweeted Thursday. George Clooney was treated for malaria and is healthy again....
  • Cannon wants some law and order in the Florida Supreme Court

     
    TALLAHASSEE — While professing not to have a concrete plan just yet, House Speaker Dean Cannon said Thursday that his chamber would make an effort this year to strengthen the Legislature’s hand in proposing changes to Florida’s consti...
  • Didn't see this coming either: Emanuel loses in the state appellate court

     
    This news stands to change everything, obviously Rahm Emanuel should not appear on the Feb. 22 Chicago mayoral ballot, according to a ruling issued by the state appellate court this morning. Two of the three judges on the panel said......
  • Conklin Calls For Constitutional Convention.

     
    Scott Conklin, a Democratic state House member from Centre County and last year's Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, is peddling a bill to call the first constitutional convention since 1968. Under his proposal, voters would be asked at statewide...
  • Compton City Council backs away from proposal to make mayor's job a full-time position

     
    The Compton City Council backed away Friday night from a proposal that would have paved the way to make the part-time mayor’s position a full-time job with a $180,000 annual salary....
  • Start the presses! Emanuel-free ballots to roll

     
    We're going to press with one less candidate for mayor...... Langdon D. Neal, Chairman, Board of Election Commissioners for the City of Chicago, referring to the printing of ballots for the Feb. 22 elections If Rahm Emanuel is restored to......
  • The Emanuel decision, plain text version

     
    In text form: WALTER P. MAKSYM and THOMAS L. McMAHON, Petitioners-Appellants, v. THE BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO, et al., (RAHM EMANUEL, Respondent-Appellee). _________________________________________________________________...
  • Opponents of same-sex marriage ban urge California Supreme Court to reject federal appeals court request

     
    An attorney for same-sex couples hoping to overturn Proposition 8 in federal court urged the California Supreme Court on Tuesday to reject a federal appeals court request to determine whether state law gives initiative sponsors legal authority to defend...
  • Gracedale tidbits

     
     The sale of Gracedale nursing home is plodding along, despite a flurry of legal maneuvering surrounding the effort to put a referendum on the spring ballot. Here are the recent developments: At 4 p.m. Friday, lawyers at Eckert Seamans, the firm h...