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  • Sheldon sues Scott

    Sheldon sues Scott
    TALLAHASSEE — George Sheldon, the Democratic candidate for attorney general, has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Rick Scott alleging he has violated the state "Government in the Sunshine" laws by not completely disclosing all his financial interests....
  • What doctors really make

    What doctors really make
    The federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act requires health care companies to disclose the payments they make to doctors who use or help to develop their products. This was a valuable provision in the Affordable Care Act. Patients should know if docs who...
  • Amy Landecker proud of her slow, steady career evolution

    Amy Landecker proud of her slow, steady career evolution
    Welcome to Questions of Characters, the column that puts a name to some of the most familiar faces in movies, on television, the stage and commercials who either hail from Chicago or have spent enough time here to consider it home. Name: Amy Landecker...
  • Howell: "I'm obviously disturbed." Bolling: "something we need to look at."

    Former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling had this to say this morning about McAuliffe Chief of Staff Paul Reagan's overtures to then state Sen. Phil Puckett: “I was disappointed to see this story. It’s clear that Mr. Reagan made a mistake in...
  • Governor Terry McAuliffe's aide suggested job for lawmaker's daughter

    Governor Terry McAuliffe's aide suggested job for lawmaker's daughter
    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff left a voice-mail message for a Democrat who was on the verge of quitting the General Assembly in June, saying that the state senator's daughter might get a top state job if he stayed to...
  • Review: 'Under This Beautiful Dome' by Terry Mutchler

    Review: 'Under This Beautiful Dome' by Terry Mutchler
    Illinois' capital city swells when the Legislature is in session, filled with lawmakers, staffers, journalists and lobbyists working hard and often playing hard in a place where rumors swirl and alcohol flows freely. It was into this world that Terry...
  • Gift limits vetoed by Gov. Brown would have affected him little

    In vetoing a bill restricting gifts to elected officials, Gov. Jerry Brown was acting on a measure that would have affected his own practice of accepting perks, but not by much. Like most elected officials, the governor accepts gifts, but few of the...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: What's in a salute?

    E pluribus unum is Latin and means “out of many, one.” The saying was originally the motto of the United States, but in 1956 Congress adopted “In God We Trust.” The earlier slogan was a fitting descriptor for the fledgling...
  • For Bruce Rauner: An Illinois ethics agenda

    For Bruce Rauner: An Illinois ethics agenda
    The last time Illinois changed governors, the air was thick with promises of reform. Rod Blagojevich had just been impeached and would soon be on his way to prison. His successor, Gov. Pat Quinn, had launched a blue-ribbon ethics panel even before he...
  • Theatre UCF presents 'Trevor,' a human-chimp story

    Theatre UCF presents 'Trevor,' a human-chimp story
        Theatre UCF will present the play Trevor from Nov. 13 to 23 in UCF's Black Box thater. According to UCF, this production marks the first time the play has been performed at the collegiate level. Written by Nick Jones, Trevor was inspired by...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry slams abuse of power charge at court hearing

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry slams abuse of power charge at court hearing
    Texas Governor Rick Perry made his first court appearance on Thursday to answer felony abuse of power charges and afterward criticized a special prosecution that has cast a shadow over his possible Republican presidential run in 2016. Lawyers for Perry ...