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Tudor Dixon seeks a culture war in campaign against Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer | CNN Politics

CNN  —  Tudor Dixon, the Republican taking on Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in November’s midterm election, is turning to tactics that have worked for other Republican winners in competitive governor’s races as she seeks to turn the race into a cultural battle over education, transgender athletes and more. But her clash with a well-funded Democratic […]

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Gov. James J. Florio remembered for champion efforts in environment, safety – centraljersey.com

Local dignitaries, leaders remember former Gov. James J. Florio, whose time in office saw a wide variety of initiatives, many of which led to significant changes in New Jersey public policy and governance. Florio passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sept. 25. He was 85. “Gov. Florio was a fighter who never backed […]

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Gov. Newsom makes it easier for the homeless to keep pets as emotional support

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bob Hertzberg of Van Nuys today issued the following statement after Gov. Newsom signed Senate Bill 774 to exempt homeless persons from an existing requirement that they have a 30-day relationship with a doctor before having an emotional support animal certification. “Many state-funded shelter programs require a doctor’s certification to allow a […]

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Three Venezuelan migrants flown from Texas to Massachusetts sue Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. WASHINGTON — Three Venezuelan migrants flown from San Antonio to Martha’s Vineyard last week filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and other Florida officials Tuesday after the firebrand Republican’s move to […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis declares statewide ’emergency’

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday expanded a “state of emergency” to all 67 Florida counties in preparation for Tropical Storm Ian, which is expected to become Hurricane Ian in the coming days. “The threat posed by Tropical Storm Ian requires that timely precautions are taken to protect the communities, critical infrastructure, and general welfare of Florida,” […]

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Florida Gov. DeSantis targets China, and other ‘hostile’ countries

   Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)” class=”uk-display-block uk-position-relative uk-visible-toggle”> click to enlarge Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0) Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday issued an executive order aimed at governments in China, Iran, Russia, Cuba and “others hostile to American […]

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Gov. Lee: Claims against Vanderbilt transgender health clinic ‘warrants a thorough investigation’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – Vanderbilt University Medical Center is under fire on social media and in the political arena after a conservative commentator made disputed claims regarding its transgender health clinic. Matt Walsh, a columnist with the Daily Wire, tweeted this week the clinic “chemically castrates minors,” as well as other claims hospital administrators said […]

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Lawsuit targets Florida Gov. DeSantis after he flew migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As he defended sending migrants to “sanctuary jurisdictions,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday was hit with a potential class-action lawsuit that alleged Venezuelan migrants were lured with false promises to fly last week from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Massachusetts, named as defendants DeSantis, […]

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WA Gov. Jay Inslee heads delegation traveling to Nordic countries for trade mission

Lt. Gov. Denny Heck is acting governor until Gov. Jay Inslee returns Sept. 30 from a trade mission to Finland, Sweden and Norway followed by a personal European vacation with his wife, Trudi. The Olympian Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will be out of state until Sept. 30 to participate in a trade mission in Finland, […]

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New Hampshire Gov. Sununu endorses Chuck Morse days before Senate GOP primary

“For the sake of this great state, we have to defeat (Sen.) Maggie Hassan in November, and the best candidate to this is Chuck Morse,” Sununu said during a news conference. “I couldn’t be more proud to endorse a partner that I’ve had at the state house.” Morse is facing off against Don Bolduc, a […]