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  • Foleys Implicate Rowland In 2012 Congressional Bid

    Foleys Implicate Rowland In 2012 Congressional Bid
    The first shoe fell Monday in the long-running federal investigation of a consulting deal involving former Gov. John G. Rowland. Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that Mr....
  • Should WTIC can John Rowland?

    Should WTIC can John Rowland?
    WHAT DO YOU THINK? CLICK TO CAST YOUR VOTE! (Note: This is an unscientific poll.) Former Gov. John Rowland is in hot soup again. He had stepped down as governor in 2004 and spent time in prison for political corruption -- selling his office for trips,...
  • Maryland to overhaul healthcare exchange with help from Connecticut

    The board of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange voted Tuesday night to overhaul its troubled healthcare website by adopting the smooth-running technology platform developed by Connecticut. Maryland has spent about $125.5 million operating and building...
  • The best bad option for Md.'s exchange [Editorial]

    The best bad option for Md.'s exchange  [Editorial]
    Maryland is ditching the health insurance exchange it has spent tens of millions in federal and state dollars to develop, and Gov. Martin O'Malley's critics are heaping well-deserved condemnation on him for the debacle. Where they go wrong is in...
  • Questions about campaign turmoil dog Rick Scott at photo-op

    Questions about campaign turmoil dog Rick Scott at photo-op
    – Gov. Rick Scott had a lousy week, and it didn't get much better Friday. He couldn't even get a TGIF moment from a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to mark the opening of the new Interstate 595 express lanes, something that normally would be a feel-good...
  • Ken Ziffren's Next Act: Reviving Production in L.A.

    Two months ago, one of Ken Ziffren's law partners, Matt Johnson, came into his office and said, "I am going to ask you to do something that you are going to enjoy, but you aren't going to enjoy the visibility." "And I said, 'Uh oh,' " Ziffren recalls....
  • Md. votes to adopt health exchange software used in Connecticut

    Md. votes to adopt health exchange software used in Connecticut
    The board overseeing Maryland's health exchange voted unanimously Tuesday evening to scrap its dysfunctional website and adopt software developed by Deloitte Consulting and used by the more successful health exchange in Connecticut. The software is...
  • The Jeb Bush boomlet

    WASHINGTON -- Inevitably, considering the absence of a clear Republican frontrunner for the 2016 presidential election, the name of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush of the family dynasty has been rushed to the fore. On his record in office and his soft-spoken...
  • Gov. Brown offers help to counties taking more felons

    Gov. Brown offers help to counties taking more felons
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday told law enforcement officials from throughout California that he is willing to do more to help them absorb the thousands of felons being sent to county jails rather than prison as part of the realignment...
  • GM, Christie travel path of no resistance

    Lawyering-up used to be a sign of guilt. Hiring lawyers to try to pre-empt a raft of independent investigations is a sign of futility. Last Thursday, we got the results of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's inquiry into himself; General Motors has just...
  • State leaders reach agreement on minimum wage, pay for caregivers

    State leaders reach agreement on minimum wage, pay for caregivers
    Ending a standoff that had stalled the governor's top legislative priority, General Assembly leaders said Wednesday that they have reached a deal to raise Maryland's minimum wage, while also boosting the pay of workers caring for the developmentally...