governors

GOP governors tie economy to relaxed approach to coronavirus

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Republican governors running for reelection have begun trumpeting the party’s more hands-off approach to the coronavirus pandemic, trying to...
Ketelo Backar
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How Trump’s Political Legacy Is on the Ballot in…

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — There is a far-reaching and oh-so-familiar shadow stretching across Virginia’s political landscape that could have profound implications for the election of...
Ketelo Backar
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Virginia Democrats compete in primary for closely watched governor’s…

By Gabriella Borter (Reuters) – Former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe leads a slate of Democratic candidates vying on Tuesday for the party’s gubernatorial nomination...
Ketelo Backar
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Some GOP governors cutting unemployment aid have ties to…

When West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, R, announced his decision last month to cut federal unemployment benefits for his state’s jobless residents, he pointed...
Ketelo Backar
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Governors’ pandemic-fueled powers dissipate

Governors are seeing their pandemic-related broad reach and executive powers wane as the public health emergency subsides and the necessity for restrictions and emergency...
Ketelo Backar
1 min read

Arkansas transgender health care bill becomes law after lawmakers…

Arkansas’ Republican-led legislature on Tuesday overrode Governor Asa Hutchinson’s veto of a bill restricting health care procedures for transgender youth, regardless of parental consent. Arkansas...
Ketelo Backar
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Arkansas transgender health care bill becomes law after lawmakers…

Arkansas’ Republican-led legislature on Tuesday overrode Governor Asa Hutchinson’s veto of a bill restricting health care procedures for transgender youth, regardless of parental consent. Arkansas...
Ketelo Backar
1 min read

Wisconsin high court voids governor’s mask mandate, settling partisan…

(Reuters) – A divided Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down Governor Tony Evers’ mask mandate, saying he exceeded his authority and violated the...
Ketelo Backar
1 min read

Kentucky bill curbs governor’s choice to fill Senate vacancy

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Sen. Mitch McConnell secured a victory from his home state legislature on Monday when Republican lawmakers stripped Kentucky’s Democratic governor...
Ketelo Backar
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