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Murphy promises gun control, but for now reviews policies
Source: www.miamiherald.com - 14 hours ago
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy vows to sign gun control bills as part of campaign promise and in response to the fatal Florida school shooting, but for now he's pledging a policy review and interstate cooperation over firearms.
On gun control, Trump could learn something from Richard Nixon | Jeffrey Lord
www.pennlive.com - 16 hours ago
A little-noticed listening session from the tenure of America's 37th president could point the way for its 45th as he tries to tackle the issue of gun violence.
Impeachment talk a sign of GOP’s long-term worry about court
Source: wavy.com - 13 hours ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to redraw boundaries of the state’s congressional districts has triggered a volcanic reaction from Republicans, includin…
Pennsylvania GOP congressmen file challenge to district map
www.pennlive.com - Feb 22, 2018
The plaintiffs are suing top elections official under Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, asking for an injunction to prevent the Department of State from implementing the new plan.
Gov. Greitens declares state of emergency due to flood risk in southern Missouri
Source: www.kctv5.com - 10 hours ago
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigned from his position with the Republican Governors Association while the Missouri Republican Party defended him.
Missouri GOP defends Eric Greitens
www.newsnet5.com - Feb 23, 2018
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigned from his position with the Republican Governors Association while the Missouri Republican Party defended him.
Days before deadline, McDaniel unsure about US Senate race
Source: www.miamiherald.com - 17 hours ago
A Mississippi state lawmaker who lost a bitter U.S. Senate race in 2014 says he will "get into a dark place and pray" about whether to run this year.
President’s gun tweet draws support from Tenn. Republican Senate leaders
wkrn.com - Feb 22, 2018
Some top Tennessee Senate Republican lawmakers agree with a push from President Donald Trump for more gun control.
South Florida GOP lawmaker calls on Gov. Scott to remove Broward sheriff from office
Source: www.miamiherald.com - 6 hours ago
Boca Raton Rep. Bill Hager wrote a letter to Gov. Rick Scott on Saturday calling for the removal of Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel following apparent failures by Israel’s office leading up to and during the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, the worst high school shooting in U.S. history.
After deadly shooting, Florida governor calls for raising minimum age to buyguns
fox2now.com - Feb 23, 2018
A week after one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern US history, Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced a comprehensive plan to keep students safe in his state, including suggestions to raise the minimum age to buy a gun, keep weapons out of the hands of the mentally ill and ban the sale of bump stocks.
After deadly shooting, Florida governor calls for raising minimum age to buyfirearms
wtkr.com - Feb 23, 2018
"We must take care of our kids," Scott, a Republican, said in a news conference announcing his three-part plan.
Indictment of Missouri governor could have politicalripples
Source: fox2now.com - 4 hours ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ It didn't take long after Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley, the presumed GOP front-runner in Missouri's hotly contested U.S. Senate race. Nor did it take long for Republicans to link the prosecutor who announced the charges to a prominent national Democratic financier.
Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples
www.miamiherald.com - 17 hours ago
The indictment of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on felony invasion of privacy charges could have political implications beyond his office.
Sandoval opens National Governors Association gathering in DC
Source: www.reviewjournal.com - 11 hours ago
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval opened a winter gathering of the nation’s governors Saturday as they prepare to push the president and Congress on policies on infrastructure, health care, gun viol…
Governors push bipartisan national health care compromise
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 23, 2018
Republican and Democratic governors say they're working to strike compromise on hot-button policy issues including health care.
Greitens cancels on GOP governors group
www.news-leader.com - Feb 23, 2018
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Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate
Source: www.star-telegram.com - 10 hours ago
Governors say the debate over gun control has changed after the Florida school shooting _ a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists.
Governors skeptical of Congress, but welcome new gun debate
www.standard.net - 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors say the debate over gun control has changed after the Florida school shooting — a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam...
Gun bills may surface in Maine Legislature as debate rages
www.centralmaine.com - Feb 23, 2018
Democrats would like a bump-stock ban and two other measures to come up for action, but they will need some Republican support for bills to be introduced at this point in the legislative session.
Sunday Spin: Some tax ideas to break the budget logjam
Source: www.spokesman.com - 9 hours ago
Let’s look for some new sources of tax revenue to help the Legislature solve its budget stalemate.
The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan
Source: www.wafb.com - 23 hours ago
Afghan Interior Ministry official says two security personnel have been killed in a suicide bombing attack in the capital Kabul.
The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan
www.star-telegram.com - 23 hours ago
Afghan Interior Ministry official says two security personnel have been killed in a suicide bombing attack in the capital Kabul.
The Latest: Afghan official says at least 3 killed in south
www.miamiherald.com - Feb 23, 2018
Afghan official says at least three security personnel have been killed in separate suicide bombing attacks in southern Helmand province.
Las Vegas startup scene finding its footing after 2012 boom
Source: www.reviewjournal.com - 9 hours ago
Many local entrepreneurs, in tandem with local and state officials, are trying to solve the age-old chicken and egg workforce dilemma: Does the talent follow the company, or do companies follow the…
Final development deal for Las Vegas stadium may come soon
www.reviewjournal.com - 12 hours ago
The Las Vegas Stadium Authority and the Oakland Raiders hope to finalize a stadium development agreement that has been months in the making at a special meeting scheduled for Thursday.
Barrick Gold hopes to tap into Las Vegas tech talent
www.reviewjournal.com - Feb 23, 2018
Increasing demand for efficient production and worker safety has required the industry to embrace innovation, he said.
Officials struggle to ID which Oregon pot sites are legal
Source: www.reviewjournal.com - 8 hours ago
An Oregon sheriff and district attorney blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying Tuesday the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate.
Massachusetts officials skeptical of safe injection sites
www.miamiherald.com - Feb 22, 2018
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh remain skeptical of so-called safe injection sites where people can take illegal drugs under medical supervision.
Oregon officials struggle to identify which pot sites are legal
www.columbian.com - Feb 21, 2018
SALEM, Ore. — An Oregon sheriff and district attorney blasted efforts to regulate legalized marijuana, saying Tuesday the state is allowing black market operations to proliferate.
California Democrats attend state convention in San Diego
Source: www.courant.com - 11 hours ago
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi are the headliners, but it's likely no name will be spoken more than Donald Trump as California Democrats meet for their annual convention.
California Democrats meet with hopes Trump can unite them
www.miamiherald.com - Feb 23, 2018
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi are the headliners, but it's likely no name will be spoken more than Donald Trump as California Democrats meet for their annual convention.
California Democrats to chart 2018 course amid party tension
www.miamiherald.com - Feb 22, 2018
California Democrats are gathering this weekend to chart out a path for 2018 success and confront still-simmering divisions over the party's path forward in a state that calls itself the resistance to President Donald Trump.
Union workers rally in downtown Chicago ahead of Supreme Courtcase
Source: wgntv.com - 6 hours ago
CHICAGO -- Union members took to the streets of downtown Chicago to protest for workers' rights. They rallied today in solidarity ahead of a Supreme Court case that could impact public unions across the country. In Daley Plaza Saturday afternoon, union members and supporters gathered for the Illinois Working People's Day of Action.
Mayor, governor join NYC union rally ahead of key court case
wavy.com - 7 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Union members have rallied in New York City ahead of arguments in a Supreme Court case that could make it hard for unions to operate. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. And…
Mayor, governor join NYC union rally ahead of key court case
www.miamiherald.com - 9 hours ago
Union members have rallied in New York City ahead of arguments in a Supreme Court case that could make it hard for unions to operate.
Governor Declares Disaster Emergency For 11 Counties Due To Rain
Source: indianapublicmedia.org - 3 hours ago
Some areas of the state received record amounts of rainfall through Wednesday, and flooding continues.
Kentucky Gov. declares state of emergency
www.wave3.com - Feb 23, 2018
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Kentucky governor declares emergency after heavy rainfall
www.miamiherald.com - Feb 23, 2018
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has declared a statewide emergency following heavy rainfall and flooding.