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  • Editorial: Rauner is the change agent in the GOP field

    Editorial: Rauner is the change agent in the GOP field
    “In 2013, annual average unemployment rates declined in 43 states and the District of Columbia, rose in two states, and were unchanged in five states.” — U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Feb. 28, 2014. Nobody who lives here can be...
  • As Medicaid fight rages, Gov. Terry McAuliffe notes reform

    As Medicaid fight rages, Gov. Terry McAuliffe notes reform
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe highlighted an ambitious health reform initiative Thursday, pitching it as evidence that Virginia is ready to expand Medicaid and extend taxpayer-funded health insurance to hundreds of thousands of new people. It'...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • Why is O'Malley giving poultry polluters a free ride? [Commentary]

    Why is O'Malley giving poultry polluters a free ride? [Commentary]
    We have taxed nearly every Marylander to pay for significant nutrient removal at wastewater treatment plants through the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fee, known as the flush tax, amounting to $60 per year for each household. Gov. Martin O'Malley also...
  • If Paris Hilton were a car company, she'd be Tesla

    Like young bucks at a county fair kissing booth, states are lining up for a chance to court Tesla Motors and its planned $5-billion battery factory. But fair warning, fellas: The intoxicating fragrance of Musk and his money masks a cold business heart....
  • 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...
  • Brazil police blamed for death of a woman after a shootout

    SAO PAULO, Brazil —   The governor of Rio de Janeiro state apologized Wednesday for the death of a woman shot during a firefight between police and criminal suspects and later dragged behind a police vehicle. The incident was the latest to raise...
  • 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,...
  • In Retrospect, Just Rowland Being Rowland

    John Rowland on WTIC radio was like a colony of monkeys living on the surface of the sun. It never should have been tried in the first place, and now that it's over, there's not much to say. To believe this was going to work you had to look at this...
  • Who's qualified to be Maryland's next governor? No one! [Letter]

    Who's qualified to be Maryland's next governor? No one! [Letter]
    Let's see if I have this straight: With Martin O'Malley as governor, Maryland managed to squander some $125 million federal dollars on a health exchange website that does not work ("Md. votes to adopt health exchange software used in Connecticut," April...