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  • Scott pushes teacher raises, praises his polices as Florida Legislature opens

     
    Gov. Rick Scott told lawmakers today that teachers deserve a $2,500 raise in the coming year because “Florida's education system is making tremendous progress.” Scott addressed the Florida Legislature on its opening day as he gave his “...
  • Don't end it, just un-spend it

     
    Dear Members of the Illinois General Assembly: While I admire the principle and spirit of thrift behind the overwhelming vote last week in the House to eliminate the office of lieutenant governor via constitutional amendment, here’s a faster, better...
  • Ask the Governor

     
    I was working on two possible columns for today's Morning Call, both about Gov. Corbett. Below is the one I decided to use here instead: “We’ll begin taping in five minutes, Governor,” said the host of the Ask the Governor......
  • Free Renaldo Hudson? Mercy, yes!

     
    Why should Illinois release Renaldo Hudson? After all, he committed a ghastly, unprovoked murder — stabbed a 72-year-old man some 60 times then set his victim's bed on fire to try to cover his tracks — and was on death......
  • Weatherford calls for speedy shut down of Internet cafes

     
    TALLAHASSEE–House Speaker Will Weatherford called for a speedy passage of a ban on Internet cafes in light of a federal probe into Allied Veterans, a major Internet cafe operator in the state. “I think what we've learned here in the last 24...
  • Scott praises Carroll, says ‘lots of people’ want her job

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that his former lieutenant governor had done the “right thing” by resigning, but that he had no knowledge of whether she could face possible charges in the developing federal Internet gaming...
  • Saturday's SportsFest "A-town Throwdown" boys basketball scoreboard

     
    VARSITY BOYS Parkland 63, Souderton 42 ... Nick Rindock 31. Manheim 58, Nazareth 43 ... Christian Mitchell 19. Freedom 45, Warren Hills 26 ... Nick Sharpe 8. Ridley 51, Upper Perk 19 ... Balanced scoring. Cedar Crest 43, Quakertown 26 ... Eberhart 11....
  • Schwarzenegger, your He-Man days have come and gone

     
    COMMENTARY Arnold Schwarzenegger's recent decision to return as executive editor of Muscle & Fitness and Flex magazines makes one thing ......
  • Ethics and campaign-finance marriage gets a bit complicated

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Legislature's much-ballyhooed marriage between campaign-finance and ethics reforms may be heading for a rocky patch. On Tuesday, the Senate moved away from the House on its campaign-finance bill (SB 1382) when the chamber's...
  • New Mexico’s “Breaking Bad” bill becomes law

     
    Yesterday, April 4, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signed what has become known as her state's “Breaking Bad” bill into the Breaking Bad Law. Gov. Martinez had originally vetoed the bill a few weeks ago. It is geared toward returning New...
  • Senate tax-incentives super-bill emerges

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida lawmakers are advancing a sweeping package of reforms of state economic-incentives that would require more rapid and detailed disclosure of the tax-breaks companies have received to fill jobs and closer scrutiny of their...