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TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Legislature passed a plan Wednesday to inject more cash into elections as part of a broader reform that eliminates some political slush funds politicians have used to support their "filet mignon" lifestyles. As part of a...
Another sign of the culture's rapidly changing views on the issue of same-sex marriage came Tuesday with a push for gay marriage in Florida — from Brendon Ayanbadejo, a former Miami Dolphin who was a linebacker for the 2013 Super Bowl champion...
Legislature reaches a deal on higher campaign-contribution limits, preserves major loophole for partiesTallahassee Bureau ChiefTALLAHASSEE -- Florida lawmakers have agreed to dramatically boost the cash state candidates can raise for elections as part of a broader ethics and elections reform that eliminates some political slush funds politicians have used to support their "fillet...
Tags: Finance, Politics, Jack Latvala, Primaries, Values
WASHINGTON — Republicans have stepped up their pressure to limit the wide-ranging powers of the nation's watchdog over consumers' money matters. The head of a key House committee overseeing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said he would no...
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that legal immigrants convicted of small amounts of marijuana possession are not subject to mandatory deportation. I hope the decision will serve as a strong warning to federal authorities to stop using laws intended...
Tags: Alprazolam (drug), Politics, Extradition, Crimes, Trials
The case of a convicted felon who allegedly stabbed a woman to death at a Fontana park-and-ride has exposed flaws in Gov. Jerry Brown's controversial plan to give local governments responsibility for nonviolent prisoners, San Bernardino County authorities...
Tags: Prisons, Politics, Murder, Theft, Government
In 2011, when the General Assembly passed the law allowing civil unions, Illinois took an important step forward to recognize that gay and lesbian couples have the right to build lives together and create strong, loving families. The civil union law,...
Jean Marie Yost, 84, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away, Sunday, April 7, 2013, at her home. Born Wednesday, Aug. 8, 1928, in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late John J. Werres and Violet Werres. Jean attended high school in Washington D.C.,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgGALENA, Mo. -- Stone County Juvenile Court Judge Alan Blankenship ruled Tuesday that two teenagers accused of murdering a couple from Michigan will be tried as adults. Blankenship made his ruling after a hearing last week in which he heard details about...
Tags: Justice System, Juvenile Delinquency, Judges, Murder, Trials
WASHINGTON -- The head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will deliver his semi-annual report to the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday morning, but he's not welcome to do the same before a House panel. House Financial Services Committee...
Seven infants were savagely murdered in Philadelphia by a serial killer, prosecutors say. But no one was there to weep for them, to grieve for the loss of what they might have been or to scream at the brutality. Those innocents were supposed to have been...
Olga Rios is a middle-school teacher with a Harvard University graduate degree and a passion to politically represent the low-income Latino children she says mirror herself growing up in hard-scrabble Hawaiian Gardens. But that quest is virtually...
Tags: Politics, Minority Groups, Personal Income, Litigation, Trials
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