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  • FDP doesn’t think Gov. Scott’s new focus on families is “genuine”

     
    Gov. Rick Scott is failing at his promises to create jobs and does not have a history of focusing on families like he now says is his priority. Or at least, that is what the Florida Democratic Party is outraged about. Scott touting his “Florida...
  • Orange superintendent to be honored during Gov. Scott speech

     
    Barbara Jenkins, superintendent of Orange County schools, is one of two educators who is to be metnioned by name in Gov. Rick Scott's annual state-of-the-state speech Tuesday, officials said. The other is a teacher from Tampa. Jenkins will be in...
  • Senators voice frustration at Gov. Scott at rally, “it’s not working”

     
    Senators and organizations rallied at the old capitol today to tell Gov. Rick Scott that elections and the education system are not working, despite his State of the State address implying otherwise. Senate Ethics and Elections committee member Sen....
  • Barry Schoch’s big day

     
    As state Transportation chief, Barry Schoch ran point for Gov. Tom Corbett’s effort to increase spending for roads, bridges and mass transit. Schoch ran Corbett’s 2011 commission that determined — to no one’s surprised — that...
  • GQ: cc me on these answers, will you?

     
    UPDATED twice with responses from Gov. Pat Quinn's spokeswoman WBEZ-FM reporter Rob Wildeboer has questions for Gov. Pat Quinn: Governor, there are almost 50,000 inmates in Illinois prisons. It’s an historic high. Nonetheless, you’ve closed...
  • ‘Walking Dead’ preview: The Governor stalks his ‘Prey’

     
    If you ask David Morrissey, the Governor — the lethal character the English actor portrays on AMC's hit zombie series ......
  • Can Floridans Believe Everything in Scott’s State of the State Address?

     
    Governor Scott is very proud of his record, and he believes that his platform and plan is working. In the last two years Florida’s unemployment rate has dropped 3% down to 7.9%, and is nearly down to the national average. There is a surplus in the...
  • Cal State trustees seek cure for 'bottleneck' courses

     
    They are the courses that can drive students to distraction, not to mention to failure or to drop out altogether. And the students who do poorly -- either through failing or withdrawing -- are slowing the progress of others working......
  • Quinn’s thrilling gambit sets chilling precedent

     
    From Sunday's print column Agreed, there was something deeply satisfying about Gov. Pat Quinn’s announcement last week that he was suspending the pay of state lawmakers until they acted on pension reform. "There is a principle as old as the......
  • Kwame again?

     
    Natasha Korecki at Brand X reports: Would (State Sen. Kwame Raoul of Chicago) run as Gov. Pat Quinn’s lieutenant governor? The answer is basically yes.... Raoul said he would consider the job with a major caveat — that it would......
  • Corbett’s stalled liquor privatization plans revving up again

     
    With the Legislature scheduled to come back to session next week, sides again are lining up for and against Gov. Tom Corbett’s stalled plan to sell the state liquor store system and open up beer sales. Northampton County District Attorney......