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MADISON, Wis. | Next governor will ask Walker to veto lame-duck legislation

MADISON, Wis. — The incoming Democratic governor of Wisconsin said Wednesday that he plans to make a personal appeal to his defeated rival, Gov. Scott Walker, to veto far-reaching GOP legislation that would restrict the new administration’s powers. Wisconsin Republicans pushed through protests, internal disagreement and Democratic opposition to pass the bills after an all-night … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Next governor will ask Walker to veto lame-duck legislation

Missouri Political News: Governor Parson’s Statement on Signing of USMCA

Applauds President Trump for Delivering on Promises JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Today, Missouri Governor Mike Parson issued the following statement regarding the signing of the new trade pact, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), and applauded the President for delivering on promises made to advocate for fairer trade deals: “Despite skeptics saying NAFTA could never be … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Governor Parson’s Statement on Signing of USMCA

ANCHORAGE, Alaska | The Latest: Scientists describe fault where quake happened

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Latest on the earthquake in Alaska (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Gov. Bill Walker says he was in an office building elevator when an earthquake rocked Anchorage and southcentral Alaska and caused widespread damage. Walker said Friday he’s surprised the elevator did not stop. He says lights on the control board … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska | The Latest: Scientists describe fault where quake happened

Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson to Light Governor’s Mansion Christmas Trees on November 30

Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Tours of Mansion Open to Public JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson will light the 2018 Missouri Governor’s Mansion Christmas trees in a ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 30.  The public is invited to attend the lighting ceremony and Candlelight Tours.  The … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson to Light Governor’s Mansion Christmas Trees on November 30

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES MATCH RECORD Six more are dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll to 29 — matching the state’s record for deaths in a single fire. WITH MIDTERMS OVER, … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Florida is again at the center of an election controversy

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida is once again at the center of election controversy, but this year there are no hanging chads or butterfly ballots like in 2000. And no angry mobs in suits — at least not yet. The deeply purple state will learn Saturday whether there will be recounts in the bitter and … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Florida is again at the center of an election controversy

California News: Acting Governor Newsom Requests Presidential Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance for Wildfires

SACRAMENTO, CA – Acting California Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday sent a letter to the President and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requesting a Presidential Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance to support the communities impacted by wildfires burning across the state, including the Camp Fire in Butte County, the Hill and Woolsey fires in Ventura … Continue reading California News: Acting Governor Newsom Requests Presidential Emergency Declaration for Direct Federal Assistance for Wildfires

California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Issues Statement on Thousand Oaks Shooting

SACRAMENTO, CA – California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement in response to the shooting last night in Thousand Oaks, California: “Our hearts ache today for the victims of this heinous act and our deepest condolences are with the Thousand Oaks community and those who lost friends and loved ones.  We … Continue reading California News: California Governor Edmund G. Brown Issues Statement on Thousand Oaks Shooting