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  • Gallup Poll: Illinois last when it comes to trusting state government

    Gallup Poll: Illinois last when it comes to trusting state government
    By a wide margin, Illinois residents have less trust in their state government than residents in any state in the nation, according to results of a Gallup politics poll released Friday. Just 28 percent of residents polled said they trust Illinois...
  • Miss. governor signs religious freedom bill; civil rights groups dismayed

    Mississippi's governor signed into law Thursday a measure that allows individuals and organizations to sue the government over laws that they feel thwart their ability to practice religion. “I am proud to sign the Mississippi Religious Freedom...
  • Fracking foes make a racket as Brown addresses California Democrats

    Anti-fracking advocates repeatedly interrupted Gov. Jerry Brown’s speech at the California Democratic Convention in Los Angeles on Saturday, chanting and waving signs as he gave his first major speech since declaring his intention to run for...
  • Franchot urges veto of wind farm curb

    Franchot urges veto of wind farm curb
    Comptroller Peter Franchot urged Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday to veto a bill that would halt a major wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, arguing that Somerset County desperately needs the jobs the project would generate. Franchot wrote in a...
  • Gavin Newsom looks at the bright side of getting no respect

    Gavin Newsom looks at the bright side of getting no respect
    After more than three years as lieutenant governor, Gavin Newsom is painfully familiar with the small indignities of a job with few responsibilities of consequence. So it came as little surprise that he was relegated to the last – and least...
  • At convention in L.A., Democrats are warned against complacency

    At convention in L.A., Democrats are warned against complacency
    California Democrats gathered Saturday to celebrate their dominance in state politics, buoyant about their prospects in this year's elections. But the party's annual convention showed potential minefields for a group that appears to be at the peak of...
  • Conservative gathering reflects challenge for GOP

    Conservative gathering reflects challenge for GOP
    OXON HILL, Md. — After steep losses in the 2012 election, there was broad agreement within the Republican Party that its biggest challenge was bridging the divide with key voter groups — minorities, women and young voters — who threw...
  • Federal inspector to audit Maryland health exchange

    Federal inspector to audit Maryland health exchange
    A federal inspector general is launching a review into what went wrong with Maryland's health insurance exchange, the first examination focused specifically on how millions of dollars in federal money was spent by the state, according to the lawmaker...
  • Mark Boughton: Work To Create Jobs

    Twelve years ago, when I became Danbury's mayor, I pledged to put people over politics to address the community's challenges. The results are clear: Danbury's economy grew though the statewide economy shrank, the city's unemployment rate is lower than the...
  • John McKinney: Create Low-Tax State

    My top three agenda items as governor will be to identify and eliminate unnecessary government spending, cut taxes, and make Connecticut a more attractive place for businesses to grow and create jobs. Each of these initiatives is dependent on the others....
  • Assembly approves partly elected Baltimore County school board

    Assembly approves partly elected Baltimore County school board
    Baltimore County voters would have the long-sought opportunity to vote for some members of their school board starting in 2018 under legislation passed Friday by the General Assembly. The House voted unanimously to send the bill to Gov. Martin O'Malley,...