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Jul 29, 2011

Political Round Up: July 29th Edition

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Illinois
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National

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McGuireWoods Consulting


Governor McDonnell Signs Ashley's Law Bill

McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC July 28, 2011

MWC Offices Participate in ALEC Annual Meeting

McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC July 25, 2011

California


Brown signs California Dream Act

Los Angeles Times, July 26, 2011

Nevada seeks to loosen California’s grip on Tahoe development

Los Angeles Times, July 27, 2011

California lowers taxes, raises fees

Sacramento Bee, July 24, 2011

Senate leaders shelving local tax measure until 2012

Los Angeles Times, July 24, 2011

Minority representation a challenge for redistricting commission

Los Angeles Times, July 25, 2011

Jerry Brown nominates Goodwin Liu to Supreme Court

Sacramento Bee, July 26, 2011

Florida


Georgia


Deal asks state agencies to weigh impact of federal default

Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 28, 2011

$60.9 billion, 30-year transportation plan approved for region

Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 28, 2011

Graves, Broun stand firm against debt vote; Georgia colleagues more cautious

Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 26, 2011

State to list documents immigrants need for benefit application

Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 26, 2011

Ethics commission could see major reorganization

Atlanta Journal Constitution, July 23, 2011

Illinois


Maryland


New York


With Sewage in Hudson, a Big Blow to Business

The New York Times, July 28, 2011

Cuomo threatens bus companies under new rule

Albany Times Union, July 27, 2011

NYC awards tenure to fewer teachers under overhaul

Albany Times Union, July 27, 2011

Central cities bill caught in legal limbo

Albany Times Union, July 26, 2011

Schneiderman backs gay marriage federal suit

Albany Times Union, July 26, 2011

North Carolina


N.C. Senate overrides Perdue's veto of abortion bill

The Raleigh News and Observer, July 29, 2011

New districts OK'd despite protests

The Charlotte Observer, July 29, 2011

Perdue raises $1.3M, McCrory $1M as rematch looms

The Charlotte Observer, July 28, 2011

Veteran legislator from Lincoln Co. resigns

The Charlotte Observer, July 28, 2011

Pennsylvania


DA again argues for retrial of Orie

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 29, 2011

GOP defendants' trial postponed in corruption case

Philadelphia Inquirer, July 29, 2011

Unusual hearing today on privatizing Pa. liquor sales

Philadelphia Inquirer, July 29, 2011

Patrick Henderson: Corbett's point man on energy

Philadelphia Inquirer, July 24, 2011

South Carolina


Texas


Court to hear suit on Perry’s prayer rally Thursday

American-Statesman, July 27, 2011

Texas’ progress on higher education goals mixed, officials say

American-Statesman, July 26, 2011

Texas in wait-and-see mode on debt ceiling

American-Statesman, July 26, 2011

Perry could be top-tier candidate, polls show

American-Statesman, July 22, 2011

Virginia


Governor says he wants more changes in K-12 education

Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 28, 2011

Another poll shows Kaine-Allen as a close race

Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 28, 2011

Legislature returns Friday to fill judicial vacancies

Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 26, 2011

GOP gains early edge in Nov. 8 elections

Roanoke Times, July 26, 2011

Prosecutors asks for at least 12 years for former state lawmaker Hamilton

Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 28, 2011

National


Vote on Boehner Plan Is Delayed

The Wall Street Journal, July 29, 2011

Obama Calls for Debt Deal as House Forages for Votes

The New York Times, July 29, 2011

Americans split on New York gay marriage law

The Washington Post, July 29, 2011

Rival Plans Avoid Tough Decisions

The New York Times, July 28, 2011

House Dems to Obama: Require contractors to disclose political donations

The Washington Post, July 28, 2011

Recuperating From Surgery, Perry Persists in Campaign

The Washington Post, July 27, 2011

Twin Paralyzing Factors Keep Washington Divided

The Wall Street Journal, July 26, 2011