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  • Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes

     Two Gubernatorial Candidates Owe Back Taxes
    They want to take charge of the state government and its $22 billion annual budget, but they haven't been able to pay some of their own personal bills — including state or federal taxes. That's true of two of the seven candidates for governor in...
  • Readers concur, 'Six Californias' don't add up

    SACRAMENTO—Judging by your emails, many readers agree with me that a proposed ballot measure to split California into six states is crazy. "Ridiculous." "Laughable." Also, you concur that this bird will never fly. Not only would the plan need to...
  • Quinn with nearly $9 million as Rauner reloads

    Quinn with nearly $9 million as Rauner reloads
    Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn stashed away nearly $9 million in campaign funds during the first three months of the year, but it’s likely he’ll need every cent of it and a lot more as he defends his seat against wealthy Republican challenger Bruce...
  • Rauner would veto Chicago pension bill

    Rauner would veto Chicago pension bill
    Republican candidate Bruce Rauner said today that if he were governor, he would veto legislation lawmakers sent to Gov. Pat Quinn last week that would cut pension benefits for some city workers and allow aldermen to raise property taxes to shore up the...
  • Maryland can produce more college-educated adults [Letter]

    Maryland can produce more college-educated adults [Letter]
    The Sun, in its recent article about Maryland Ready, the state's four-year plan for postsecondary education, points out the complexity of raising the number of Marylanders with college degrees to 55 percent by 2025 ("New state higher-education plan...
  • Charlie Crist establishes Broward beachhead, Republicans counterpunch

    Charlie Crist establishes Broward beachhead, Republicans counterpunch
    Original post | 4:42 p.m. April 19 Updated | 7:58 p.m. April 19 and 12:58 p.m. April 21 Hundreds of Broward Democrats – included many elected officials and local party leaders – turned out Saturday and turned up with major enthusiasm for...
  • Fighting season for Brown, lawmakers

    SACRAMENTO — High-stakes bargaining is about to begin in California's Capitol. As the weather heats up in Sacramento every year, so does the intensity. There'll be bartering over wonky programs and policies that for most citizens would be...
  • Republican leader endorses Lagunan for governor

    Republican leader endorses Lagunan for governor
    California's Senate Republican leader has endorsed a Laguna Beach resident's run for governor, according to a news release. Bob Huff, who represents the 29th Senate District that covers parts of Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino counties, announced...
  • Will Clinton run?

    Hillary Rodham Clinton sure sounds like a woman who wants to run for president. "If you really want to do something, if you believe you're the right person to do it, if you think that it could make a difference, then you have to be willing to compete,...
  • Neel Kashkari proposes major education overhaul

     Neel Kashkari proposes major education overhaul
    Saying that better schools are critical for California's prosperity, GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari proposes changing the way education is funded, making traditional schools more like charters and increasing online learning. "We must reject...
  • Ehrlich should turn a bit of his criticism on the GOP [Letter]

    Ehrlich should turn a bit of his criticism on the GOP [Letter]
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s column "A barrage of wedgies" (April 20) requires a bit of comment. I have known Bob Ehrlich. He is good man. His effectiveness as governor was hampered predominantly, in my opinion, by bad advisers. Be that as it may,...