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Christie Bristles When Asked about GOP Governors Campaigning for Cuomo Challenger

“Do I look like I’m taking any questions?” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie snapped at Breitbart News when asked for his response to his colleagues' plan to campaign with Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s opponent this year. Show More Summary

Vernon Jones And The Politics of Drinking Clorox

Vernon Jones’ political career is over. He may run for other offices in DeKalb County. He will lose. It is inconceivable for him to wrangle an appointed role in executive authority in government after last night’s three-to-one loss to Sheriff Jeff Mann. He may have political advice to give others, but I doubt it will […]

PA: Westmoreland County Transit Authority Chief Resigns

The longtime executive director of the Westmoreland CountyTransit Authority resigned on Thursday to take a job in the private sector.

LeBron James' Return to Cleveland Projects to Bring in $500 Million for City

The Cleveland Cavaliers will certainly benefit from signing LeBron James, but the city of Cleveland will also receive a boost from the superstar's homecoming. County Executive Ed FitzGerald expects James' return to bring in a lot ofShow More Summary

Westchester County lawmakers to probe Rob Astorino's $30G side job

ALBANY - Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino - the GOP’s candidate for governor - is in hot water after the Daily News revealed he’s got a $30,000-a-year side job.

EXCLUSIVE: Rob Astorino, Cuomo's GOP opponent, has $30G side job

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino - the Republican candidate for governor — has a side job.

New York GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Seeks 'Stop Common Core' Ballot Line

New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino announced Tuesday in Albany that he will seek to form a Stop Common Core ballot line in his campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). The current Westchester County executive,Show More Summary

Atlantic Media Launches ‘State & Local’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Atlantic Media today launched its expansion from federal government current events coverage for Government Executive to city, county, and state government news and analysis. The new line of focus will include coverage of technology,Show More Summary

A Step Backwards

Co-authored by Ed FitzGerald, Cuyahoga County Executive and Democratic Nominee for Governor Of Ohio As Ohio goes, so goes the nation -- and until recently, Ohio led the nation with an energy policy that spurred economic growth in the renewable energy industry and promoted middle class consumer interests. Show More Summary

Sheriff Joe: Obama 'Calculated' Border Crisis to Justify Executive Order

On Tuesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel, Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio claimed that President Barack Obama’s immigration executive order is the execution of a “game plan” by the administration to create a crisis on the border to push amnesty. Show More Summary

Los Angeles County top executive William Fujioka announces retirement

Los Angeles County’s top manager, William T Fujioka, announced plans to retire Thursday, signaling another wave in the sea change in county leadership.

Candidate for OH gov. proposes costly, redundant college savings plan

By Maggie Thurber | for Ohio Watchdog REDUNDANT: Cuyahoga County Councilman Dave Greenspan thinks Ed FitzGerald’s college savings plan is redundant and costly. Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald got an idea to open a savings account for every kindergartener in the county and give them $100 to start. He wasn’t spending his own money, of...

Taxpayers could pay for referendums that help Dems, some say

By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele is calling on the county board of supervisors to consider rejecting three additional advisory referendums, which could cost taxpayers as much as $120,000. MONEY WELL SPENT?: The Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors could spend up to $160,000 in tax dollars to...

Three years after Act 10, Dane County ready to extend union contracts again

By Steven Verburg, Wisconsin State Journal Dane County Executive Joe Parisi and county workers have negotiated a labor contract that would extend the existence of full-fledged unions through 2016.

Mississippi Senate Race Takes An Ugly Turn...Another Cochran Staffer Arrested

In a race marked by ugly accusations, dirty tricks and allegations of law breaking we have one more before tomorrow's runoff. Lee Ellis Blair, a member of the DeSoto County GOP executive committee and Cochran campaign staffer, was arrested late...

Dallas County and Parkland Hospital Executives Set Example in Push for a Living Wage

Brittany Florence, who cleans floors for a living at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, will earn a living wage for the very first time.

A gubernatorial race to the bottom

Hammond: Already the governor’s race is taking a turn for the nasty, with backers of Gov. Cuomo and his Republican challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, rading trash talk instead of ideas.

Inmate challenges Ga.'s lethal injection drug secrecy ahead of execution

Marcus Wellons is set to die Tuesday night in the county's first execution since Oklahoma official botched an April lethal injection procedure.

Charter School Strong-Arming Where No One Wants Charters: A Case Study

The Emerald Academy Charter School Application submitted to and approved by the Knox County Board of Education is signed by Steve Diggs, who is the Executive Director of the Emerald Youth Foundation (EYF), a Christian ministry with some of Knoxville’s and the State’s highest rollers onboard. Show More Summary

Dow Constantine Seeks to Improve Metro/ST Cooperation

Yesterday, King County Executive Dow Constantine signed an executive order which is intended to improve cooperation between Metro and Sound Transit in a number of ways.  In his capacity as chair of Sound Transit’s Board of Directors, Constantine will bring a motion before the Sound Transit Board intended to accomplish the same goal.  In a briefing yesterday, Constantine […]

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