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  1. Legislation aims for more early release chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Prisoners would have greater opportunities for early release, even if they received a mandatory minimum sentence, under legislation resulting from the cooperation between all three branches of government on criminal-justice reform. "One of the things the bill does is allow people who have been incarcerated for mandatory minimums to earn good time," Sen. William Brownsberg, the co-chairman of the Judiciary Committee, told reporters Tuesday.


  2. CROI 2017: Science, Community, and Political Will Can End HIV Epidemic, Says New York CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | HIV and Hepatitis

    New York City's strategy to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic is firmly rooted in science, was developed in conjunction with community activists, and has support from top-level political leaders, Demetre Daskalakis told a plenary audience at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections last week in Seattle. "When you combine political will, biological interventions, and harm reduction, you can get to zero," he said.


  3. scandal-tarred Alabama Republican Gov. Robert BentleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    Daily Kos Elections has compiled a 2017 election calendar with all the key dates for this year's major local contests, and we have a lot to watch. The most prominent races are the gubernatorial contests in New Jersey, where Democrats hope that termed-out incumbent Chris Christie's massive unpopularity will give them a pickup, and in Virginia, where both parties are planning to fight hard to succeed Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe in a swing state that's favored Team Blue recently.


  4. A new ice hockey program is coming to Montgomery! Find out how your kids can play on TIARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTVM

    Have your children ever thought about playing ice hockey? The YMCA is teaming up with Eastdale Mall to start a youth ice hockey program! Reporter Bethany Davis is at Eastdale Mall where she'll talk with the Y about the decision to get this program off the ground and how you can sign up. Also, Bethany will get a little hockey lesson of her own from the coach of the program.


  5. Gov. Rick Snyder still has '$1B worth of concerns' on new income tax proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 |

    He has an eye toward lost revenue.


  6. Who wanted John Kasich's White House visit, anyway? Ohio Politics RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 |

    There's disagreement about who sought John Kasich's upcoming visit to the White House. Bill Seitz vows to step up his fight against Ohio's clean energy mandates.


  7. Democrats face fierce urgency of 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    Near a nadir of political power, Democrats across the country say their comeback must begin with key races next year - and warn that failure to make big gains in state races in 2018 will doom them to another decade in the minority in Washington. More than three-dozen states will choose governors in the next two years, while voters pick state legislative candidates in thousands of districts across the country.


  8. Bill coming soon to make Ohio renewable energy standards voluntary, customers can opt-outRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Gov. John Kasich vetoed a bill late last year that would have made Ohio renewable energy standards voluntary for two years.


  9. Ground broken on expanded treatment center in ManchesterRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    Recovery advocate Melissa Crews, facing camera, hugs Maureen Beauregard of Families in Transition at the groundbreaking for the expansion of Family Willows Substance Use Treatment Center and Recovery Housing in Manchester on Tuesday.


  10. Judge Blocks Texas Cutting Medicaid to Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can't cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation's largest abortion provider. An injunction issued by U.S. District Sam Sparks of Austin comes after he delayed making decision in January and essentially bought Planned Parenthood an extra month in the state's Medicaid program.


  11. Debate over religious freedom returns to Georgia legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Georgia Republicans have again proposed legislation they argue will protect people acting on religious beliefs, undaunted by Gov. Nathan Deal's veto of a proposal last year. The proposal's odds of becoming law aren't yet clear.


  12. Louisiana's tougher tenure law sparks exodus of more than 1,000 teachers, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Louisiana's tougher teacher tenure law has led to the exit of up to 1,700 public school teachers, according to a report issued Wednesday by Tulane University. Educators close to retirement and those working in troubled public schools led the list of educators who fled after the 2012 law took effect, the study says.


  13. What Is CPAC? A Room That Didn't Always Love Trump, But Owes Him A LotRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Over the next few days, thousands of conservatives will converge on a conference center just outside of Washington, D.C., for the Conservative Political Action Conference. It's a gathering that, for the last several years at least, had a gravitational pull for any leader on the right who may have hoped to replace Barack Obama in the White House or play a role in opposing his presidency.


  14. Lt. Gov. Guadagno takes aim, says she's no Chris ChristieRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Brookale Public Radio

    Gubernatorial candidate Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno wants to scrap fellow Republican Gov. Chris Christie's proposed $300 million statehouse renovation and allow residents to elect the state's attorney general.


  15. Michigan distributing $5.1M for distressed township, citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Greenville Sun

    Gov. Rick Snyder says $5.1 million is being distributed this year among 10 Michigan cities and one township under a program that benefits financially distressed local governments. Municipalities are eligible if they are experiencing one or more of the conditions indicating "probable financial stress" as defined under Michigan's Local Financial Stability and Choice Act.


  16. Joe Carr won't rule out bid for Tennessee governorRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Former state Rep. Joe Carr, who lost Republican primary challenges for congressional seats in the last two election cycles, is mulling a bid for governor next year. Carr tells The Tennessean that while he currently has no plans to run to succeed term-limited Gov. Bill Haslam, he's been reaching out to potential supporters to gauge interest in his entering the race.


  17. California's wet weather has some believing the drought is overRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    A statewide downpour brought chaos to Californians this week, but it also provided some welcome relief to the state's 20 million residents who have suffered from drought conditions for more than four years. The drought began in 2012, but California Gov. Jerry Brown did not declare a drought state of emergency until January 2014.


  18. 'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Decatur Daily

    While the Affordable Care Act has brought health coverage to millions of Americans, the effects have been profound, even lifesaving, for some of those caught up in the nation's opioid-addiction crisis. In Kentucky, which has been ravaged worse than almost any other state by fentanyl, heroin and other drugs, Tyler Witten went into rehab at Medicaid's expense after the state expanded the program under a provision of the act.


  19. State budget proposals target comp programsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Insurance

    State budget proposals that target employee safety programs and agencies, including workers compensation systems, are raising questions about the balance between federal and state oversight of comp and safety enforcement under the new presidential administration. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker introduced Assembly Bill 64, a two-year budget bill, to the State Legislature earlier this month with a provision that would eliminate the state's Labor and Industry Review Commission.


  20. Western land war heats up: Major outdoor-industry trade show bails on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Salon

    Outdoor recreation is a big business in the state of Utah, which is blessed with some of the most scenic natural areas, including ski resorts, canyons, forests and deserts. According to the state government's website , "In Utah alone, outdoor recreation contributes more than $12B to the economy, employs more than 122,000 people and is the primary driver behind the tourism industry."