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  • More work to be done

    There were congratulations and relief Monday, when Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed unanimously supported legislation crafted from a bill which Sen. Creigh Deeds introduced few weeks after the tragic loss of his son. It's encouraging to see successful...
  • Judge sides with Chris Christie aides over bridge documents

    Judge sides with Chris Christie aides over bridge documents
    Two former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie don’t have to turn over their emails and other documents, a New Jersey judge ruled Wednesday, dealing a serious setback to a state legislative committee’s effort to answer the questions...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • Instant View: Bank of Korea holds rates as expected, Lee eyed

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The Bank of Korea held interest rates steady at 2.50 percent on Thursday for the 11th consecutive meeting, in line with all analysts forecasts, as new Governor Lee Ju-yeol headed his first policy committee meeting. KEY POINTS: - All 31...
  • Why do Democrats scorn legal pot?

    Why do Democrats scorn legal pot?
    Legalizing marijuana is an issue made to order for the Democratic Party. A majority of Americans now support the idea, and so do two out of three Democrats. Two states have done it, and several more may vote on it in 2016. The party could put the...
  • Cruise giant Carnival gives Charlie Crist some help

    Cruise giant Carnival gives Charlie Crist some help
    Cruise-industry giant Carnival Corp. has given former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist a bit of help in his quest to return to the governor’s mansion — in the form of $50,000 passed through a web of political committees. We’ll start at the...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown's approval rating climbs to high of 59%, poll finds

    Gov. Jerry Brown's approval rating climbs to high of 59%, poll finds
    SACRAMENTO -- Nearly 60% of registered voters approve of Gov. Jerry Brown's job performance, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Field Poll found that Brown has a 59% approval rating among registered voters -- the highest marks the poll has...
  • Ralph Northam to head ongoingVirginia Mental Health Task Force

    Ralph Northam to head ongoingVirginia Mental Health Task Force
    On Wednesday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued an executive order for the Governor's Task Force on mental health to continue it work. Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, a pediatric neurologist, will chair its work. The task force was established by Gov. Bob...
  • Underwhelmed by the Maryland General Assembly

    Underwhelmed by the Maryland General Assembly
    I declare myself underwhelmed by the "accomplishments" of the 2014 Maryland General Assembly — a minimum wage increase so gradual it will have no effect on the standard of living for the working poor, a $431 million tax break for the heirs of...
  • Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends

    Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends
    By the time confetti fell in Annapolis on Monday night, state lawmakers had loosened marijuana laws, made Maryland the second state in the country to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and whittled their way through more than 2,600 bills...
  • New Jersey voters see Christie's internal bridge review as 'whitewash': poll

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Most New Jersey voters believe an internal investigation clearing Governor Chris Christie of any wrongdoing in a scheme to snarl traffic on one of the world's busiest bridges was a "whitewash," according to a poll released on...