June 29, 2016

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Provincial panel to draft welfare reform roadmap

His group will work closely with the province's basic income pilot, a form of guaranteed annual income, being designed this summer by former Conservative senator...

The Latest: Canada Parliament wishes Obama 'four more years'

... arriving on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, as Canada's Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie...

Former Langley senator not investigated

The report was part of a broader controversy starting in 2012 over alleged inappropriate spending by four senators — Mike Duffy, Pamela Wallin, Mac Harb...

The Latest: Canada Parliament wishes Obama 'four more years'

... arriving on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, as Canada's Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie...

After victory, Darryl Glenn faces new challenge…

WASHINGTON — Darryl Glenn rode a wave of anti-establishment support to seize the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, but the same uncompromising strategy that helped...

Senators try their hand at renewable energy plan

The Baker administration is coming under increasing pressure from environmental groups to come up with a plan to meet energy needs and benchmarks to reduce...

Kasich to campaign for presidential primary rivals, not Trump

(blog)Since Trump emerged the primary victor in early May, Kasich has raised money for Sen. John McCain (the 2008 GOP presidential nominee), Sens. Rand...

NHL Notes: Predators acquire P.K. Subban from Canadiens for Shea Weber

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Seth Jones to a $32.4 million, six-year contract. Jones will count $5.4 million against the...

Hate crime case against Turner man continued

Ronald Champagne looks to the judge during his testimony in his attempt to have a preliminary civil rights injunction lifted. Champagne was accused of using...

Toll on Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry won't happen -

Island Free Press- at least for nowIsland Free PressWith the N.C. Senate's favorable first vote Tuesday night on the 2016-17 budget, the toll threat on...

The Purge: Election Year

For this threequel, director James DeMonaco and co. double down on the populist anger and throw in a powderkeg Presidential election to boot, pitting blonde...

The Latest: Canada Parliament wishes Obama 'four more years'

... arriving on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, as Canada's Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie...

Canada slip-sliding towards deficits

The Honourable Richard Neufeld is a Senator for British Columbia. He is Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources, and...

Senate obstruction makes for healthy democracy

(Sen. Ghislain Maltais responded defiantly: "We are free and independent!") Some welcomed the prospect of a more rambunctious, rebellious Senate; others were less impressed. The...

City Council remembers Isaac Coleman, approves Mills Gap apartments

From left, former Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy, Carmen Ramos-Kennedy, LaFredia Brown Morris, Keith Young, Gene Bell, Isaac Coleman, Jr. and Wanda Coleman. Photo by Virginia...

Things Are Even Worse for the GOP Than You Think

And it's only going to get worse for the GOP from here. If Senate Republicans continue to refuse to even hold hearings for, let alone...

School news: Week of June 22

Also receiving pins were French III students Kayla Armstrong, Jason Cook, Ryan Cook, Leah DeJohn, Nicole Dembiczak, Rachel Grant, Nicole Habjan, Chelsea Hallman, Rachel Hankin,...

Senate Republican warns of bailout if Puerto Rico vote fails

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, speaking as lawmakers prepared to vote on a bill to address Puerto Rico's financial crisis, warned...

The Montana Tile Worker Who Fought Daughter's Rare Kidney Cancer

Families and advocates say it's not enough, and are using social media to get organized and pushing for legislation in Washington. In May, they got...

Elizabeth Warren Is Hillary Clinton's Most Rational Choice for VP

Nearly all reports from the Hillary Clinton brain trust suggest Senator Tim Kaine is the runaway favorite to be the Democrats' vice presidential nominee in...

Blowing the Whistle: It's Harder Than You Think

In light of the 2014 events where three state Senators were investigated and subsequently found guilty of various crimes including accepting bribes and gun running,...

Defending Western Values in Brexit's Wake

Since there were only four percentage points between the winning side (to leave the European Union) and the losing side, it is likely that this...

NEWSPAPERS collude to shame STATE into action -- FIRST LOOK at SENATE schools plan -- CLINTON's rough ...

The top 50 per pupil increases go to downstate urban districts like Decatur and Peoria, rural districts like Mt. Vernon and Centralia, suburban districts like...

@Kady's Watchlist for June 29 – It's O-Day in O-Town!

... House Leader Peter Julian, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Bloc Quebecois Leader Rheal Fortin, Senate Government Representative Peter Harder, Deputy Conservative Leader in the...

Mullin wins, faces large Democrat turnout in fall

For Oklahoma Senate District 9, Democrat Jack A. Reavis won a trip to the November general election with 65.01 percent, or 4,170 votes, compared to...

Lessons from Chicago on the Value of Prop 13

In Chicago, escalating property taxes are headline news. With the average property tax bill due to go up by 13 percent – and more increases...

Family, colleagues remember David Martin as a man of wit and caring

From selectmen to speakers and senators, he brought the same care, wit, and biting one-liners that fuel the bare knuckled, exhausting world of campaigns; and...

Four elected to Legislature; incumbent Walker ousted

Dennis Johnson, R-Duncan. Several others survived close counts. Matthews easily secured another term by defeating challenger Darrell Knox in Senate District 11. “I just want...

3 incumbent GOP state legislators lose primaries

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — All five of Oklahoma's U.S. House members easily beat back Republican primary challengers on Tuesday and advanced to November's general election,...