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  • Florida bill granting in-state tuition to immigrants clears hurdle

    Florida bill granting in-state tuition to immigrants clears hurdle
    The Florida Senate passed legislation Thursday that would allow the children of immigrants in the country illegally to pay in-state tuition rates to state colleges, clearing an election year hurdle for Gov. Rick Scott as he makes an aggressive pitch for...
  • Oklahoma prisons chief releases timeline of botched execution

    Oklahoma prisons chief releases timeline of botched execution
    After a botched execution this week brought national condemnation, the head of Oklahoma's prisons called Thursday for a suspension of all executions in the state until its capital punishment policies could be reviewed. Department of Corrections Director...
  • Ex-Gov. McDonnell lands at Liberty U

    Former Gov. Bob McDonnell, who is fighting federal corruption charges, has joined the teaching staff as a distinguished visiting professor at Liberty University, the school said in a news release. From said release: “I am privileged to have...
  • Governor candidates discuss marijuana, housing, economics

    Though the governor's race has already featured attack ads, the state's top candidates focused more on their own platforms than their opponents' at a Prince George's County forum Monday night. Attorney General Douglas Gansler defended his comments...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to lead trade mission to Mexico in July

    Gov. Jerry Brown to lead trade mission to Mexico in July
    Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he would lead a trade mission to Mexico during the last week of July to strengthen ties with California’s largest export market. The California Chamber of Commerce is organizing the mission, which will focus...
  • Jeb Bush endorses Neel Kashkari in California governor's race

    Jeb Bush endorses Neel Kashkari in California governor's race
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush endorsed California Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Tuesday, saying Kashkari had the skills to fix the state’s troubled schools and grow its economy. “California needs a leader who will take...
  • Democratic governors group lacks faith in Wendy Davis campaign

    Democratic governors group lacks faith in Wendy Davis campaign
    If Washington was reeling on Tuesday, the vertigo may have stemmed from something rare: blunt honesty from the mouth of an elected official. Really. It occurred as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, head of the Democratic Governors Assn., detailed for...
  • Illinois graduated income tax push stalls out

    Illinois graduated income tax push stalls out
    SPRINGFIELD — The Democratic push to impose a graduated income tax rate in Illinois fizzled on Tuesday, refocusing the debate on whether the state’s temporary income tax hike should be made permanent. Democratic Sen. Don Harmon had vowed...
  • Herring on budget showdown: A long way off from "various contingencies"

    Add this to the ongoing coyness about just what would happen if Virginia hit July 1 without a state budget in place: Attorney General Mark Herring would rather not talk about it. Doesn't want to say whether his office has weighed in on who has what...
  • NRA gathers its best troops in an echo chamber

    Second Amendment absolutists complain that gun-control advocates are an out-of-touch elite seeking to destroy the way of life of real men who pack heat, pass weapons on to their sons and are a rampart against government tyranny. It's dangerous out there....
  • New Brown ad highlights pre-K proposal

    New Brown ad highlights pre-K proposal
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown released the sixth television ad of his campaign for governor on Tuesday. Like the previous spot, it prominently notes the Democrat’s proposals for expanding educational opportunities -– an issue he clearly believes...