CHARLESTON – Gov. Jim Justice says convicted and suspended state Supreme Court Justice Allen Loughry should resign.
Wisconsin Governor Says Virginia's Northam Should Resign
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says fellow Democrat, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, should resign amid the fallout over a racist photo in his 1984 medical school yearbook. Evers joins with many national Democrats in calling for Northam to resign.
Aligning What Kansas Candidates For Governor Say With The Facts
By CELIA LLOPIS-JEPSEN, STEPHAN BISAHA & JIM MCLEAN Truth, it’s said, is the first casualty of war. That helps explain why combat metaphors so often get applied to political campaigns The battlefield of the Kansas governor’s race bears out the maxim. Even when candidates get their facts right — a surprisingly difficult task for the field — their words tend to twist a broader truth. So we’ve run through some of the lines the governor hopefuls commonly trot out and tested where they…
Candidates for governor say how they would fix DCYF
The candidates for governor describe their plans for correcting the problems at the Division of Children, Youth and Families.
Governor says bail reform law should be modified
Gov. Chris Sununu said Friday that he wants to see changes in the state's new bail reform law after a teacher's aide accused of possession of child sexual abuse images was released on personal recognizance.
Minimum wage at $10.10? Pa. governor says he'll push for it
Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that passage of a higher minimum wage in Pennsylvania is one of his priorities in the current legislative session.
House sends budget to governor, who won’t say what happens next
Debate was more civil, but the outcome was the same. House Republicans followed the Senate’s lead, voting 66-44 to pass a $23.9 billion General Fund budget, and sent it to Gov. Roy Cooper over Democrats’ objections.
At Least 10 Killed In Deadly Blast In Russian Metro, Governor Says
At least 10 people are dead following an explosion Monday in the metro system in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, the city's governor, Georgy Poltavchenko, told the state-run TASS news agency.
A SWAT team has arrested a suspect in the shootings along a busy stretch of Interstate 10 in downtown Phoenix, authorities said.
Kansas’ next governor says job protections for teachers should be restored statewide
Kansas Gov-elect Laura Kelly would ‘welcome’ a bill to restore protections eliminated by lawmakers in 2014. She also wants to strengthen the state’s civil service system.
Environmental allies of NJ governor say he should do more
New Jersey environmental groups say Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy needs to do more to make good on promises to help the environment.
Mississippi candidate for governor says woman reporter must be joined by male colleague
Robert Foster said on Wednesday that he won't be alone with any woman other than his wife, even while working or campaigning. He said being alone with a man is no problem.
New Idaho governor says education will be his top priority
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little said Monday his top priority for the state budget is education, and he plans to create a new cabinet of educators and parents to advise him. The 64-year-old Republican kept to an upbeat theme in his first State of the State address to lawmakers in what is considered the official kickoff to the legislative session. "Our state is on an incredible trajectory," he said. "With your help, I intend to lead us to the next…
Governor says PG&E should compensate customers for power shutoffs
Pacific Gas & Electric should give rebates or credits to each of its nearly 800,000 customers affected by last week's power shutoffs, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said, demanding that the utility be held accountable.
Are guns an answer to school safety? Here's what next Alabama governor says
Though school safety has faded from the news cycle, both candidates have crafted plans to keep students safe.
ODOT agrees with governor, says state gas tax should be higher
ODOT's Jack Marchbanks, Gov. Mike DeWine, support 18 cent gas tax increase
Lt. governor says Pennsylvanians should apply for marijuana-related pardons
The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons is expediting the process for those charged with nonviolent, small-amount possession.
Here Is How to Send an Email Message to Say Thanks for an Interview
Here are some tips on how to send an email interview thank you message with tips for what you should be sure to include in your note.
Coast to Delta: Barry's effects will be long term, Mississippi governor says
Follow our coverage of Hurricane Barry as it makes its way through Mississippi over the weekend.
20 people killed in El Paso shooting, Texas governor says
Twenty people were killed and more than two dozen were injured in a mass shooting at an El Paso shopping center on Saturday, according to Texas and local authorities.