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Gov. Raimondo signs domestic violence gun control bill

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Gov. Gina Raimondo has ceremonially signed legislation prohibiting domestic abusers from possessing firearms. The measure requires anyone subject to a domestic protective order issued by a court to surrender guns. [...]
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Donald Trump ‘engaged’ during Harvey relief response: Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday that President Trump has been “engaged” in meeting the state’s needs as Tropical Storm Harvey made landfall. “Actually we’ve had two conversations now, and in both of them he was very [...]
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Maine Gov. Paul LePage: Removing Confederate statues is like taking down monuments to 9/11 victims

3 months ago | 0 comment
When we last saw Maine Gov. Paul LePage, the Republican leader was saying that he sometimes pushes out fake news stories to the media because “they are just so stupid.” But now, the fan of President Donald Trump is taking after his hero, [...]
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Former Democratic Texas Gov. Mark White dies at 77

4 months ago | 0 comment
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat who championed public education reforms that included the landmark “no-pass, no-play” policy for high school athletes during his single term in office, has died. He was 77. The [...]
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Maine Gov. Paul LePage: Government shutdown “is necessary for the future” of the state

5 months ago | 0 comment
Maine’s state government is headed for a government shutdown on July 1 if they can’t pass a two-year $ 7.1 billion dollar budget proposal. And that doesn’t seem to be a problem for Maine Gov. Paul LePage. “[The shutdown] starts midnight [...]
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Gov. Cuomo launches voter registration effort

5 months ago | 0 comment
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is launching a new voter registration campaign in an attempt to get more New Yorkers out to the polls in next year’s congressional elections. Cuomo, a Democrat, says it’s more important than ever [...]
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Missouri Gov. Greitens fails to meet promises on ethics laws

6 months ago | 0 comment
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – During his first legislative session in office, many top pro-business priorities of Missouri’s new Republican Gov. Eric Greitens passed with strong support from the GOP-led Legislature. But bills to strengthen [...]
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs law banning sanctuary cities, as Trump voters lament mass immigration powers

7 months ago | 0 comment
On Sunday night on a Facebook Live video Texas Governor, Greg Abbott, signed a law that effectively bans sanctuary cities across the state. “Texans expect us to keep them safe, and that is exactly what we are going to do by me signing this [...]
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Gov. Baker disappointed with US House’s health care vote

7 months ago | 0 comment
BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is criticizing fellow Republicans in the U.S. House for approving a health care bill he says “would significantly reduce critical funds for the commonwealth’s health care system.” With [...]
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Father of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan dies; served in Congress

7 months ago | 0 comment
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – Lawrence Hogan Sr., a former Maryland congressman and father of Gov. Larry Hogan, died on Thursday at age 88, the governor’s spokesman said. Hogan suffered a major stroke Saturday and his condition later took a [...]