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Have you heard about the Wayne County windfall? The small county (population about 16,650) in southeast Illinois has collected almost $200,000 in the last two years, just from copying, recording and leasing fees paid by companies that want to explore...
Franklin County’s health status announced April 18 CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Summit Health, in cooperation with Penn State Institute of State and Regional Affairs, will announce the results of the 2012 Community Health Needs Assessment of Franklin...
Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell's proposal to move up the date of Alaska's primary elections has moved one step closer to a vote. The House Judiciary Committee advanced HB104, which would shift the date of the primary from the fourth Tuesday in August to the second...
Channel 2 NewsIf a bill passes out of the Alaska Legislature, you might be handing an officer your phone instead of paper. HB146, by Rep. Pete Higgins, would allow drivers to display proof of automobile insurance on a "personal mobile electronic device," like a...
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WASHINGTON -- As a member of Congress, the ever polite House Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-San Dimas) helped promote the idea of a bipartisan retreat to teach lawmakers how to be more civil to one another. Though congressional...
Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett vowed Monday to move forcefully to address the city's crisis in K-8 truancy and absenteeism, declaring: "We must work to shut down the dropout pipeline." She said that "while the district has not fully...
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WASHINGTON – Senate leaders remain shy of a deal to avert the automatic tax increases due to take effect at midnight on New Year’s Eve, despite conversations that continued overnight between Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Republican...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekToday is the final day of the 2011-12 legislative session. State lawmakers are expected to work through the night today to try to wrap up any unfinished business before they depart for an Election Season break With the cancellation of......
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — House Speaker-designate Will Weatherford has tapped Lake Mary Republican Rep. Chris Dorworth as majority leader, a post that will put him officially in charge of the ruling party's House agenda, locking down votes on key bills in...
Change of SubjectMayor Rahm Emanuel made a bit of news Tuesday when he ranked legalizing gay marriage third on his list of legislative priorities for Illinois lawmakers in the months ahead, just after pension reform and gambling expansion. "The time for marriage......
Mayor Rahm Emanuel made a bit of news Tuesday when he ranked legalizing gay marriage third on his list of legislative priorities for Illinois lawmakers in the months ahead, just after pension reform and gambling expansion. "The time for marriage equality...
Blogging with Bill WhiteI've been writing about House Bills 832 and 878, both of which grew out of a Philadelphia grand jury's most recent findings on clergy abuse and cover-ups involving the Philadelphia Archdiocese. They've been buried in the state House Judiciary Committee......
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