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  • With GOP in control of Virginia's legislature, McAuliffe agenda sunk

    RICHMOND — They canned his name for a health-care initiative, changed the name of his economic development fund, whacked his effort to expand pre-school — all in all, the governor had a tough time in the General Assembly this year. But it...
  • Kansas lawmakers pass raft of bills before deadline

    Kansas legislators have reached the midpoint of their annual session having advanced measures on gun rights and teacher union collective bargaining but having left others to languish, including ones that would legalize medical marijuana, expand the...
  • What's in the conscience of today's conservative?

    OXON HILL, Md. Defining conservatism today is tough. Conservatives do remain guided by one firm principle: Government is too big. But there's no consensus on how to change it. Other issues divide as well. Does being conservative mean accepting or...
  • Montana Legislature midpoint: What's alive, what's dead

    A bill signed by Gov. Steve Bullock that increases basic entitlement funding for schools by $54 million highlights progress made by the Montana Legislature at the halfway mark of its 90-day session. Other major bills that are advancing include a proposed...
  • GOP's Jeb Bush working to reassert conservative credentials

    As Florida's governor, Jeb Bush was among the nation's most conservative state chief executives. He's quietly embarking on work to convince the right flank of the Republican Party that he would be that same kind of conservative in the White House....
  • Florida not alone in its zeal for guns

    Florida not alone in its zeal for guns
    There is an ambitious delusion among many gun rights advocates that every physical threat can be dealt with by a gun. We encounter it every time there is a headline-grabbing gun murder. If only there had been a good guy with a gun on the scene to...
  • South Korea to tighten gun rules after man kills 3, himself

    A man fatally shot three people Friday and was found dead with a suicide note in the second deadly shooting in three days, prompting South Korean police to announce plans to tighten regulations on gun ownership. Gun possession is tightly controlled in...
  • Vermont tackles security, access at government buildings

    Issues from same-sex marriage to gun rights to health care have brought hundreds of impassioned Vermont residents to public hearings at their Statehouse, and lawmakers have long prided themselves on their deliberations being accessible to the citizenry....
  • Legislators should support common-sense gun laws

    I am appalled by the rapid assault on municipalities by outside gun groups in the aftermath of Act 192, forcing them to repeal local gun ordinances. This legislation unfairly threatens our communities with paying the entire bill for legal expenses...
  • Gun control and John R. Lott Jr

    I would like to respond to the Commentary that your paper published on Feb. 25 by John R. Lott, Jr, "Arm public to deter killers."  I applaud your paper's willingness to publish a variety of opinions on gun violence. In fact, earlier this month you...
  • Charges dropped against retiree who had antique pistol

    Weapons charges have been dropped against a retired New Jersey teacher who was caught with a 300-year-old pistol in a car. The Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office announced on Wednesday that it was dropping its charges against 72-year-old Gordon...