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  • Kaine emails detail 2006 plan to avoid budget shutdown

    Kaine emails detail 2006 plan to avoid budget shutdown
    When the General Assembly last locked itself into a budget impasse, coming within days of missing its July 1 budget deadline, then Gov. Tim Kaine worked quietly to line up emergency loans and order emergency spending to keep all the key functions of state...
  • More work to be done

    There were congratulations and relief Monday, when Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed unanimously supported legislation crafted from a bill which Sen. Creigh Deeds introduced few weeks after the tragic loss of his son. It's encouraging to see successful...
  • Judge sides with Chris Christie aides over bridge documents

    Judge sides with Chris Christie aides over bridge documents
    Two former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie don’t have to turn over their emails and other documents, a New Jersey judge ruled Wednesday, dealing a serious setback to a state legislative committee’s effort to answer the questions...
  • Nevada governor and senator join criticism of federal cattle roundup

    LAS VEGAS — Nevada's governor and one of its U.S. senators have joined a chorus of criticism of a month-long federal government roundup of a recalcitrant rancher’s 900 cattle that for decades have grazed on hundreds of thousands of acres of...
  • Lisa Rickard and Mark Wilson: Support bills to stop frivolous lawsuits

    Floridians drive past billboards every day in which trial lawyers invite them to sue someone. Most Floridians don't pay attention. But they do pay attention to how expensive things are getting — food, prescriptions, clothes, cell phones, even...
  • Ralph Northam to head ongoingVirginia Mental Health Task Force

    Ralph Northam to head ongoingVirginia Mental Health Task Force
    On Wednesday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order for the Governor's Task Force on mental health to continue it work. Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, a pediatric neurologist, will chair its work. The task force was established by Gov. Bob...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's approval rating climbs to high of 59%, poll finds

    Gov. Jerry Brown's approval rating climbs to high of 59%, poll finds
    SACRAMENTO -- Nearly 60% of registered voters approve of Gov. Jerry Brown's job performance, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Field Poll found that Brown has a 59% approval rating among registered voters -- the highest marks the poll has...
  • Cruise giant Carnival gives Charlie Crist some help

    Cruise giant Carnival gives Charlie Crist some help
    Cruise-industry giant Carnival Corp. has given former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist a bit of help in his quest to return to the governor’s mansion — in the form of $50,000 passed through a web of political committees. We’ll start at the...
  • Underwhelmed by the Maryland General Assembly

    Underwhelmed by the Maryland General Assembly
    I declare myself underwhelmed by the "accomplishments" of the 2014 Maryland General Assembly — a minimum wage increase so gradual it will have no effect on the standard of living for the working poor, a $431 million tax break for the heirs of...
  • Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends

    Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends
    By the time confetti fell in Annapolis on Monday night, state lawmakers had loosened marijuana laws, made Maryland the second state in the country to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and whittled their way through more than 2,600 bills...
  • Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers

     Jeanie Buss talks about all things Lakers
    "Born to the purple" means someone who comes into the world privileged and royal. That doesn't exactly describe Jeanie Buss. She was teenager when her father, Jerry Buss, bought the Los Angeles Lakers. After he died, Jeanie stepped into the job of...