North Carolina Governor Who Signed Bathroom Bill Says He Can’t Find Work

North Carolina Governor Who Signed Bathroom Bill Says He Can’t Find Work Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory , who was defeated in his reelection campaign this past November, now says he’s having trouble finding jobs in the private sector because of the backlash against the state’s controversial “bathroom bill.” “Even after I left office […]

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Primary for Virginia Governor Tests Power of an Anti-Trump Campaign

Primary for Virginia Governor Tests Power of an Anti-Trump Campaign By JONATHAN MARTIN February 26, 2017 FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Ask Lt. Gov. Ralph S. Northam, a Democrat, what defines this year’s race for governor in Virginia, and he does not mention President Trump. Ask the same question of former Representative Tom Perriello, Mr. Northam’s rival for the […]

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Texas Governor Blocks Funding for Austin Because It’s a Sanctuary City

Texas Governor Blocks Funding for Austin Because It’s a Sanctuary City Texas’s governor blocked funding this week to Travis County — home to Austin — over the county’s refusal to cooperate with federal authorities on detaining undocumented immigrants. Republican Gov. Greg Abbott withheld $1.5 million in grant money on Wednesday after Travis County Sheriff Sally […]

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Is Getting Back to Work After Fainting During His State of the State Address

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton Is Getting Back to Work After Fainting During His State of the State Address He collapsed during the speech but made a quick recovery ST. PAUL, Minn. — Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech on Monday, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat […]

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Tokyo governor urges golf venue to allow women members

Tokyo governor urges golf venue to allow women members Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike speaks in front of Tokyo 2020 Olympics emblem during an interview with Reuters at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Tokyo, Japan, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai More (Reuters) – Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike has asked the Kasumigaseki Country Club, venue of golf […]

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces Free College Plan With Bernie Sanders

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces Free College Plan With Bernie Sanders Students from families making below a certain income could attend state universities for free New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a free college tuition plan on Tuesday, throwing his support behind a position that enjoyed enormous political popularity during the presidential campaign season. […]

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North Carolina Governor Signs Law Limiting Successor’s Power

North Carolina Governor Signs Law Limiting Successor’s Power By RICHARD FAUSSET December 16, 2016 RALEIGH, N.C. — Amid a tense and dramatic backdrop of outrage and frustration, North Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature on Friday approved a sweeping package of restrictions on the power of the governor’s office in advance of the swearing in of the Democratic governor-elect, Roy […]

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