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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • O'Malley takes aim at deportations

    O'Malley takes aim at deportations
    Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Friday that the Baltimore City Detention Center will no longer automatically honor requests from the federal government to hold immigrants for deportation — making the state-run jail one of a relative handful in the...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown grants 63 more pardons

    This post has been updated. See the note below for details. SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown's office announced pardons of 63 criminals on Friday, tying the clemency decisions to Good Friday. They follow 314 pardons released at Christmas and Easter...
  • A look at Tom Wolf's tax records

    Tom Wolf and his wife, Frances, had an adjusted income of nearly $2.2 million in 2012, and they reported donating more than $408,000 worth of gifts to charities that year, according to federal tax-return information released by Wolf's gubernatorial...
  • 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...
  • Kingsley Guy: Bush turned himself into formidable candidate

    Jeb Bush is sounding more and more like he'll make a bid for the presidency. Go for it, Jeb. Unless the Republican Party gets some adult supervision on a national level it risks a decline into irrelevancy. I first met Bush in 1994 during his first...
  • 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...
  • Victoria Tschinkel: Rescuing Florida's water resources

    I am writing from Tallahassee where the view through of our lakes, rivers and streams is green with algae, from the Everglades where billions are being spent to combat the pollution and waste generated by millions of citizens and farmers, to our own city,...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Rick Scott: Cautious responses, little concrete information

    Gov. Rick Scott: Cautious responses, little concrete information
    Every politician chooses, at times, to finesse an issue rather than risk a straight (and potentially unpopular) answer. But Gov. Rick Scott is among the most circumspect elected officials in Florida's recent history, often providing responses that...