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Altering the course of U.S social policy, Maine and Maryland became the first states to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote, while Washington state and Colorado set up a showdown with federal authorities by legalizing recreational use of marijuana....
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger says his lifelong penchant for secrecy and ability to put his emotions "on deep freeze" led him to keep many secrets from his wife Maria Shriver, eventually causing the dissolution of their marriage...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Supreme Court has ordered that three voter initiatives be placed on Michigan's ballot for the November election but has rejected a fourth. The court Wednesday approved proposed amendments to the Michigan...
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — The efforts to recall Snyder and other state leaders has picked up steam. So has the national attention. A large blue sign welcomed Governor Rick Snyder to St. Joseph, Michigan. But at the same time, the reception was far from...
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — With the labor movement suffering an epic defeat in Wisconsin and perhaps other states, union leaders plan to use the setback to fire up working people nationwide and mount a major counterattack against Republicans at the ballot...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin state Sen. Chris Larson packed just his toothbrush and one extra shirt when he and 13 fellow Democrats fled the state last week, to avoid near-certain passage of the Republican governor's plan to strip public workers of...
There is no evidence of improper conduct to justify a recall, embattled City Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad argued in writing Monday. Atkins-Grad filed her formal response to the recall petition with the city. The short defense — required by...
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Embattled Commissioner Patte Atkins-Grad was formally served paperwork by the city Wednesday afternoon, which included a certified copy of the petition calling for her recall. She was asked to sign a receipt. Atkins-Grad was found not guilty of eight...
The Costa Mesa resident behind an effort to recall Mayor Jim Righeimer said Friday that he will not have enough signatures by the deadline to bring his petition to voters. Chris McEvoy needed 15% of the Costa Mesa electorate — or more than 9,000...
Valley 610Opponents of a proposed waste to energy plant slated for Allentown have hit a snag with their efforts to restrict emissions from the plant. The group -- led by Rich Fegley, owner of Brew Works -- has been collecting signatures in favor of a ballot...
Dozens of medical marijuana activists rallied outside Los Angeles City Hall last week, declaring war on an enemy. Their target was not the federal government, whose agents raided several local dispensaries in recent days, or neighborhood groups trying...
Tags: Drug Trafficking, Politics, Elections, Voting, Credit and Debt
A decades-long program that subsidizes trash and sewer bills for low-income seniors and disabled people is at risk of being cut after Burbank voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a special tax to continue its funding source. Roughly 1,900 out of...
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