Stories tagged: Governor
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
A leader of two high-profile armed standoffs with U.S. agents whose Bundy ranching family has decried federal ownership of public land says he’ll mount an independent campaign for Nevada governor.
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Missouri lawmakers returned to the Statehouse Monday for the first time since Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted, with plans to discuss assembling a committee whose investigation could lead to his …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
A St. Louis grand jury on Thursday indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom …
Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 8:02 a.m.
Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog’s campaign for governor.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Singer and actress Cher has endorsed Democratic state Rep. Paulette Jordan in the race to become Idaho’s next governor.
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 2:51 p.m.
Hawaii governor didn’t correct false missile alert sooner because he didn’t know his Twitter password
Though Ige was informed by the state’s adjutant general that the alert was false two minutes after it was sent, he waited until 8:24 a.m. to tweet, “There is NO …
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 8:41 a.m.
New Jersey will say farewell to blunt-talking Republican Gov. Chris Christie as a wealthy former Obama administration diplomat and businessman is sworn in as governor.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter is offering limited support for a 10-year plan that proponents say could increase the number of doctors practicing in the state.
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, once best known as a top Democratic money man and close friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton, reinvented his image during a largely successful four-year term …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
Boosting affordable housing and job growth in rural Oregon, tightening gun control and battling the opioid epidemic are among Gov. Kate Brown’s priorities in the upcoming legislative session.
Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
Louisiana’s governor Tuesday asked President Donald Trump to shield states’ medical marijuana programs from federal prosecutors, urging him to “ensure the safe distribution of this life-changing form of treatment.”
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 2:43 p.m.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is responding in an unconventional way to criticism of his administration’s handling of outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease at a veterans home that have left 13 dead. …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
The liberal mayor of Wisconsin’s capital who is preparing a challenge to Republican Gov. Scott Walker defended giving a key to the city to former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, blasting …
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
An organization that advocates for open government is asking a judge to bar Gov. Eric Greitens and his staff from using an app that deletes messages after they’re read, claiming …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Diane Black says she’s stepping down as House Budget Committee chairwoman as she runs for governor of Tennessee.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
The only Native American lawmaker currently serving in the Idaho Statehouse says she’s running for governor in 2018.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 9:55 a.m.
Three top gubernatorial candidates with widely different backgrounds share similar views on managing Idaho’s wildlife conservation and access to public lands.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Hundreds of people, including political leaders from both parties, attended the memorial for Montana’s first female governor.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
The late Judy Martz, Montana’s only female governor, will be honored at the state Capitol and in Butte this week.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 2:09 p.m.
Researchers say that a newly discovered plant species will be named after the late Gov. Cecil Andrus after a group of his friends successfully helped raise $10,000 for their work.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Montana’s only female governor and lieutenant governor, whose fiscal success running the state was overshadowed by scandal and gaffes, has died.
Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s office was evacuated for a few hours after a woman dropped off a cartoon-themed suitcase she said was for the governor and ran out of the …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017, 8:23 a.m.
Ed Gillespie is a Washington insider and Trump’s choice as Virginians prepare to go to the polls. The president promised southwest Virginia voters in a tweet, “Ed Gillespie will never …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Idaho is one of just two states to not require elected officeholders to disclose their income, employer, property holdings and board memberships. Yet the three top Republican candidates running for …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday weighed in on the race to succeed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, criticizing a new campaign ad from Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
Former President Barack Obama is set to return to the campaign trail for the first time since he left office with a rally to help Democrat Ralph Northam in Virginia’s …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Kentucky’s Republican governor will appeal a ruling striking down a state law requiring pregnant women seeking an abortion to first have an ultrasound.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 8:19 a.m.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist laid out his political agenda Thursday to hundreds of supporters in Meridian while kicking off his statewide tour to visit all of Idaho’s 44 counties …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:51 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Hispanic members of the Legislature vowed Wednesday to defend Latinos in the state, including those who entered the country illegally.
Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Hispanic members of the Legislature said they would defend Latinos in the state, including those who entered the country illegally.