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  • Quinn taken to court over patronage hiring at IDOT

    Quinn taken to court over patronage hiring at IDOT
    A Chicago attorney who has long crusaded against patronage is asking a federal judge to investigate hiring under Gov. Pat Quinn, alleging the Democratic governor has continued to stack the Illinois Department of Transportation with political hires....
  • California judge named head of state's political ethics agency

    California judge named head of state's political ethics agency
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday appointed as head of California's political ethics agency a judge who has overseen the discipline of attorneys. Jodi Remke, presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California, is Brown's choice for...
  • 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......
  • McCord steps up to face other Democrats and Corbett

     
    Yo! Gov. Tom Corbett’s approval ratings remain lower than Ryan Howard’s batting average. The question is who comes out of their slump first: Corbett or Howard. Democrats sure don’t think it’ll be Corbett because another one just...
  • Guest list: Rick Scott, Deborah Norville, Arnold Palmer; how do you make the Arnold Palmer drink?

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: ***Gov. Rick Scott talks to Ybeth Bruzual on “Political Connections” at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13. The interview was conducted 24 hours before Lt. Gov. Jennifer...
  • Don't end it, just un-spend it

     
    Dear Members of the Illinois General Assembly: While I admire the principle and spirit of thrift behind the overwhelming vote last week in the House to eliminate the office of lieutenant governor via constitutional amendment, here’s a faster, better...
  • Ask the Governor

     
    I was working on two possible columns for today's Morning Call, both about Gov. Corbett. Below is the one I decided to use here instead: “We’ll begin taping in five minutes, Governor,” said the host of the Ask the Governor......
  • Free Renaldo Hudson? Mercy, yes!

     
    Why should Illinois release Renaldo Hudson? After all, he committed a ghastly, unprovoked murder — stabbed a 72-year-old man some 60 times then set his victim's bed on fire to try to cover his tracks — and was on death......
  • Weatherford calls for speedy shut down of Internet cafes

     
    TALLAHASSEE–House Speaker Will Weatherford called for a speedy passage of a ban on Internet cafes in light of a federal probe into Allied Veterans, a major Internet cafe operator in the state. “I think what we've learned here in the last 24...
  • Scott praises Carroll, says ‘lots of people’ want her job

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that his former lieutenant governor had done the “right thing” by resigning, but that he had no knowledge of whether she could face possible charges in the developing federal Internet gaming...
  • Saturday's SportsFest "A-town Throwdown" boys basketball scoreboard

     
    VARSITY BOYS Parkland 63, Souderton 42 ... Nick Rindock 31. Manheim 58, Nazareth 43 ... Christian Mitchell 19. Freedom 45, Warren Hills 26 ... Nick Sharpe 8. Ridley 51, Upper Perk 19 ... Balanced scoring. Cedar Crest 43, Quakertown 26 ... Eberhart 11....