| Apr 13, 2011
| 2:35 PM
Virginia political experts on Wednesday published a damning analysis of the state redistricting maps passed by the General Assembly this week.
The 17-page report, authored by Christopher Newport University professor Quentin Kidd and Dustin Cable of the...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 2:33 PM
Gov. Bob McDonnell on Friday vetoed the General Assembly redistricting maps, rebooting the political redraw and harshly critiquing the plan written by Senate Democrats.
McDonnell, a Republican and former attorney general, said that the new districts...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 10:50 AM
A House of Delegates panel quickly and unanimously passed a new set of redistricting maps on Monday following Gov. Bob McDonnell's veto of the first attempt late last week.
The House Privileges and Elections Committee met early Monday and approved a...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 2:18 PM
Despite a passionate plea from the Oak Park, new District lines have been drawn in Sacramento City, and on October 6th the neighborhood will be separated from a High School and Hospital.
Every ten years, Sacramento is required to redraw the boundaries to...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 3:20 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The poverty rate in San Diego County was nearly 15 percent in 2010, up from 12.6 percent the year before, according to a report released Thursday by the Center for Policy Initiatives.
The CPI used 2010 U.S. Census data to derive its figures....
| Sep 8, 2011
| 7:48 PM
Everyone has to make their dollars stretch in this tough economy, and the City of Lee's Summit is no exception. That was the theme of Mayor Randy Rhodes' State of the City address Thursday night.
"We need to get our economy back on track," said Rhoads. ...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 9:50 PM
In late August, state Sen. Tom Harman (R-Costa Mesa) missed a vote on a bill that would stiffen penalties against people who defraud senior citizens and tighten banking regulations.
Harman's absence had no bearing on the outcome, as Senate Democrats...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 3:31 PM
Fewer gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender characters are showing up on broadcast TV this year, according to the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. GLAAD counts just 19 LGBT characters among the 647 characters on regular scripted network...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:12 PM
Broc Coward's treatise is excellent, save one major issue that he chooses to ignore — the timing is all wrong, just as are Alaska oil and Wyoming shale restrictions, stricter Environmental Protection Agency industry requirements, tougher auto gas...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:18 PM
Fox59 News has learned that Public Safety Director Frank Straub is seeking support of the Fraternal Order of Police to settle a lawsuit filed by black police officers claiming discrimination in IMPD promotions practices.
The lawsuit dates back to...