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  • 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...
  • Death penalty limbo [Editorial]

    Death penalty limbo  [Editorial]
    The continued existence of Maryland's death row a year after the General Assembly abolished capital punishment was brought into question by two events this month, one obvious and one less so. The first is the death, apparently of natural causes, of one of...
  • Immigrant tuition bill slated for a vote in Florida with GOP push

    As Republicans look to improve their standing with Latinos, some GOP strategists had pointed to a bright spot in the Florida Legislature, where their members were pushing a bill granting in-state college tuition to some students who are in the country...
  • Rauner-backed legislative term limit petitions to be filed Wednesday

    Rauner-backed legislative term limit petitions to be filed Wednesday
    A group pushing an effort to put a legislative term limit question on the general election ballot, a movement heavily backed by Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner, takes its next step Wednesday when it files petitions with the State Board of...
  • Hogan puts spending cutbacks first

    Hogan puts spending cutbacks first
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan said Tuesday night that he would focus on controlling Maryland's spending before moving to roll back what he called the "40 consecutive tax increases" adopted under Gov. Martin O'Malley. Appearing at a...
  • Democrats plan two TV debates, one on radio

    Democrats plan two TV debates, one on radio
    The three Democratic contenders for governor have agreed on a plan to hold three broadcast debates — two televised and one on radio — before the June 24 primary, according to the campaign of Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown. Brown campaign...
  • McAuliffe: Sterling must go, but I'm hands off on Redskins

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe backed the NBA's push to remove Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling this morning, but he brushed aside comparisons between Sterling's racism and the Washington Redskins name. "Absolutely," the governor told WTOP 103.5 FM,...
  • Gansler, Mizeur campaigns accuse Brown of ducking third televised debate

    Gansler, Mizeur campaigns accuse Brown of ducking third televised debate
     The campaigns of his two Democratic rivals accused  Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown today of trying to avoid a third televised debate they said had been agreed to in the Democratic primary for governor.  The campaigns of Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler...