Miami city commissioners, who in recent years have cut severance pay and pensions to balance budgets, could vote Tuesday to allow four of the city's highest earners to return from retirement and collect their pension on top of their hefty salary.
Source: Hartford Courant | Connecticut |
May 23, 2013
A coalition of gun owners, gun dealers and firearms rights organizations have sued the governor and members of the state's attorney's office, contending that the gun law passed in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings violates the Constitution.
Source: Boston Globe | Massachusetts |
May 23, 2013
Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray will resign from the administration next month to run the Worcester Chamber of Commerce, positioning himself as a hometown cheerleader far from Beacon Hill where he saw his reputation tarnished the last few years.
Source: New York Times | New York City |
May 22, 2013
Anthony D. Weiner, once a rising star of New York politics whose career cratered over revelations of his sexually explicit life online, announced an improbable bid for the job he has long coveted: mayor.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law a new school finance bill that would change the way the state doles out money for education — but only if taxpayers pass an estimated $1 billion tax increase.
E.W. Jackson, a virtual unknown who has never held public office, suggested that Planned Parenthood has done more to hurt blacks than the Ku Klux Klan and called gays and lesbians “perverted” and “very sick people.”
Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Minnesota |
May 21, 2013
The Democratic Legislature eked out a major victory for organized labor, giving in-home child-care providers and personal care attendants the right to unionize at a time when union power is in full retreat in many state capitols.
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