Governor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. | Democrat to debate with rare shot at governor’s race win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The first debate in South Dakota’s race for governor comes as Republican Kristi Noem is trying to punch holes in hard-charging Democrat Billie Sutton‘s moderate image. Noem, a four-term congresswoman, is favored to become the conservative state’s first female governor. But Sutton got a boost in the past week with endorsements … Continue reading SIOUX FALLS, S.D. | Democrat to debate with rare shot at governor’s race win

Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson Presents Proclamation Commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri Governor Mike Parson presented a Proclamation to the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network yesterday morning highlighting and commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  During the ceremony, speakers raised awareness, talked about the importance of increasing breast cancer education, and promoted the significance of maintaining regular cancer screenings. The event also … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson Presents Proclamation Commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

JUNEAU, Alaska | Lt. governor’s resignation sparks doubt in Alaska politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — Some supporters of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker struggled Wednesday to understand the abrupt resignation of Walker’s lieutenant governor and what that means for his re-election hopes. Byron Mallott resigned Tuesday after what Walker, an independent, described as an “inappropriate overture to a woman,” Walker spokesman Austin Baird said. Walker campaign manager John-Henry … Continue reading JUNEAU, Alaska | Lt. governor’s resignation sparks doubt in Alaska politics

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kentucky’s governor, top senator greet Trump

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Kentucky’s governor and senior U.S. senator have greeted President Donald Trump upon his arrival for a political rally Saturday night in Richmond, Kentucky. Trump shook hands with Gov. Matt Bevin and Sen. Mitch McConnell shortly after Air Force One landed at Lexington’s … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Kentucky’s governor, top senator greet Trump

FOREST PARK, Ga. | Stacey Abrams’ trying to mobilize Georgia’s sporadic voters

FOREST PARK, Ga. — Democrat Stacey Abrams says she cannot become governor of Georgia without convincing tens of thousands of sporadic voters to come to the polls. So her campaign is spending considerable sums on paid canvassers, field offices for volunteers and direct mail pieces aimed at more than 1.5 million Georgians who don’t usually … Continue reading FOREST PARK, Ga. | Stacey Abrams’ trying to mobilize Georgia’s sporadic voters

HARRISBURG, Pa | Tough-talking GOP rival to governor: I’ll stomp on your face

HARRISBURG, Pa  — Pennsylvania’s Republican candidate for governor had some advice Friday for his Democratic opponent: Put on a catcher’s mask because “I’m going to stomp all over your face with golf spikes.” Hours later, Scott Wagner removed the nearly 3-minute video posted on Facebook, and said he may have used a poor choice of … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa | Tough-talking GOP rival to governor: I’ll stomp on your face

South Carolina News: Disaster Recovery Center Opening in Florence County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State of South Carolina and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Florence County on Wednesday, Oct. 10.  Disaster Recovery Centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in the counties included in the South Carolina major disaster declaration for Hurricane Florence and the subsequent floods. The new disaster center … Continue reading South Carolina News: Disaster Recovery Center Opening in Florence County

SCHOHARIE, N.Y | Governor: Limo that crashed shouldn’t have been on the road

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. — The supersized limousine that crashed and killed 20 people outside a country store failed a safety inspection last month and shouldn’t have been on the road, and the driver wasn’t properly licensed, New York’s governor said Monday. The state moved to shut down the owner, Prestige Limousine, as state and federal authorities … Continue reading SCHOHARIE, N.Y | Governor: Limo that crashed shouldn’t have been on the road