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  • Big money flows to both sides of governor's race

    Big money flows to both sides of governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE — Voters bombarded with fact-stretching commercials this fall can bank on one facet of Florida's gubernatorial contest that will remain constant: big-money interests and short political memories. Trial lawyers and doctors will be...
  • 3 governors urge Senate to OK tuition bill

    3 governors urge Senate to OK tuition bill
    TALLAHASSEE — A trio of Florida governors joined forces on Friday to demand the state Senate pass a blocked bill that would offer in-state tuition to undocumented students whose parents immigrated illegally. Republican Govs. Rick Scott, Jeb Bush...
  • People Dying As State Dithers On Narcan

    How many people have to die of drug overdoses in Connecticut before the state government acts? That's a question for the governor, the General Assembly, and the array of state agencies — far too many, God knows — that have jurisdiction...
  • Reader feedback for April 19: McAuliffe guts VPA board, Charges dropped in Carnival shooting case

    Governor shuffles members of port authority's board Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Thursday named five new political appointees to the Virginia Port Authority's Board of Commissioners, removing ahead of schedule a group of commissioners aligned with former...
  • Jobless rate rises slightly statewide

    Jobless rate rises slightly statewide
    Florida's unemployment rate ticked up slightly in March as the state added almost 23,000 jobs and the labor force grew by 59,000 people. The statewide jobless rate was 6.3 percent for the month, up a tenth of a point from February's 6.2 percent. In...
  • McAuliffe eases voting rights restoration rules for drug dealers

    McAuliffe eases voting rights restoration rules for drug dealers
    RICHMOND – Convicted drug dealers won't have to wait several years to get their voting rights back any more under reforms Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Friday. McAuliffe also said he plans to shrink the waiting period for violent felons from five...
  • Scott-Bush-Martinez team up to demand Senate pass in-state tuition bill

    Scott-Bush-Martinez team up to demand Senate pass in-state tuition bill
    In a showdown with potential consequences at the polls this fall, a trio of Florida governors joined forces Friday to demand the state Senate pass a blocked bill that would offer in-state tuition to undocumented students whose parents immigrated...
  • McAuliffe replaces five port authority members

    McAuliffe replaces five port authority members
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe named five new political appointees to the Virginia Port Authority's Board of Commissioners Thursday, in the process removing ahead of schedule a group of commissioners aligned with former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell. Board...
  • Why no mention of Ralph Jaffe's run for governor? [Letter]

    Why no mention of Ralph Jaffe's run for governor? [Letter]
    I'm wondering if the letter writer who asked "Who's qualified to be Maryland's next governor? No one!" (April 6) had all of the pertinent information before coming to that conclusion. The author mentioned Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown along with the general...
  • Pennsylvania lieutenant governor candidates battling anonymity

    PITTSBURGH — "If you want to hide a secret from someone," state Sen. Mike Stack advised the audience, "talk about it at a lieutenant governor forum because no one will hear it." The Philadelphia Democrat dabbles in standup comedy, but he spoke to a...
  • Review: 'American Crucifixion' by Alex Beam

    Review: 'American Crucifixion' by Alex Beam
    In 1844, when Illinois was the wild, wild west, an armed mob stormed a jailhouse and assassinated an American religious leader. And got away with it. The story of Mormon founder Joseph Smith's death 170 years ago receives a fascinating retelling in...