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  • Zimmerman Protesters Take Over FL Gov's Office

    07/16/2013 11:17:48 AM PDT · by Nachum · 95 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/16/13 | Lee Stranahan,
    From Lee Stranahan, Breitbart News: A coalition put together by Dream Defenders took over Florida Gov. Rick Scott's office in Tallahassee on Tuesday to demand a special legislative session that they say will address "the issues at the center of the Trayvon Martin tragedy." The coalition contends that "stand your ground vigilantism, racial profiling and a war on youth that paints us as criminals and funnels us out of schools and funnels us out of schools and into prison" is part of the culture that lead to the tragedy. Governor Scott was out of the office and not expected to...
  • CA: Gov.'s Campaign Is in Debt

    02/01/2006 7:19:12 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 41 replies · 443+ views
    LA Times ^ | 2/1/06 | Dan Morain and Robert Salladay
    SACRAMENTO Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is entering his reelection campaign $410,000 in debt, while his Democratic rivals and union foes are armed with more than $50 million. He also continued supplementing his aides' government salaries by paying them additional sums in campaign money, according to campaign reports filed with the state Tuesday. --snip-- Although his opponents spent almost $100 million to defeat the initiatives Schwarzenegger championed in the November vote, many of them emerged with hefty bank accounts. Controller Steve Westly and Treasurer Phil Angelides, who are competing in the Democratic primary to face the Republican governor next November, started...
  • Pombo wants Schwarzenegger, other govs to help change Endangered Species Act

    12/01/2004 9:39:14 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies · 488+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 12/1/04 | Erica Werner - AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The California rancher and congressman whose committee oversees environmental policy wants to enlist some home-state muscle in his campaign to rewrite the Endangered Species Act. House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo, R-Calif., said he'll seek backing for his legislative efforts from Arnold Schwarzenegger and other Western state governors during a meeting this weekend of the Western Governors' Association. "I think that having the governor on board is critical for a lot of different reasons, particularly the impact that the act has had on California, and I think he also helps influence a lot of people," Pombo said...
  • I didn't know, sez gov's ex (McGreevey kept it a secret from both - until last week)

    08/15/2004 7:36:39 AM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies · 1,528+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 8/15/04 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    I didn't know, sez gov's ex 2 hours, 43 minutes ago BY MAGGIE HABERMAN, DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER The first wife of New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey said yesterday she didn't know her ex was gay until last week. "He told me just before he went on TV," Kari Schutz said in a phone interview from British Columbia. Schutz described the call from her ex-husband as "difficult," although she declined to give details. But asked if she had any idea of her husband's sexual identity during their marriage, she said, "I never knew." The governor's second wife, Dina Matos McGreevey,...