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SACRAMENTO — A battle is raging over a California program that grants businesses tax breaks for creating jobs but prevents the public from knowing who got them and why. At issue are enterprise zones, which were established to boost employment in...
If you spend any amount of time in Tallahassee, you'll hear ranting about top-down government. Legislators hate when Washington tells them what to do, arguing that one government should never make mandates for the other. Unless they're the ones...
Tags: Voting, Politics, Orlando, Rick Scott, Elections
Toomey reaffirms background check support Six months after the Sandy Hook murders of 20 children and six adults, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., reaffirmed his support for expanding background checks on firearms sales, and said he hopes the Senate can...
The writer of the June 9 letter, "Rejecting Medicaid funds was costly decision," is apparently unaware that all of the money trees in the federal government's orchard have died. The money contributed by the federal government to state Medicaid programs...
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle will launch her re-election bid Tuesday, saying she wants another four years to try to reform the way the county locks up adult and juvenile criminal defendants and to get more people out to the forest...
Mayor Teresa Jacobs used her third State of Orange County speech Friday to push the idea that a 'sustainable' environment was one of the area's three crucial pillars, along with a sound economy and strong sense of community. "Above all, I believe that...
Tags: Buddy Dyer, Teresa Jacobs
Proponents and opponents of the much debated beach fire rings aired their feelings about the matter before six South Coast Air Quality Management District staff members Thursday night. The debate wasn't unlike the back and forth that has been going on...
Tags: Dana Rohrabacher
There was a certain déjà vu quality to the interviews of applicants for Lehigh County executive Monday. Attorneys Matt Croslis and Dan McCarthy each sat for a brief interview before county commissioners, answering questions about cooperation, budgeting...
Tags: Politics, Don Cunningham, Hodgkins Disease, Elections, CEO Pay
Waiving library book late fees could help keep more kids reading, according to a Palm Beach County proposal aimed at helping low-income families. County officials this week agreed to explore the idea of lifting the 10 cents-a-day late fees, at least for...
South Bend TribuneMost people wouldn’t use the word diverse to describe the Amish. The horse-drawn carriages, the unadorned clothing and the one-room schoolhouses drive the public’s belief that the Amish are all alike. The book “The Amish”...
email@example.comFAIR GROVE, Mo. -- Fair Grove Mayor Tim Smith filed a lawsuit against the City of Fair Grove and four aldermen on Monday. Smith says his impeachment at the city council meeting on May 28 came without any prior public notice and without any charges...
Tags: Litigation, Voting, Politics, Justice System, Elections
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