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Illegal immigrants who apply for work permits in the U.S. under President Obama’s new executive actions will be eligible for Social Security and Medicare, the White House says. Under the sweeping actions, immigrants who are spared deportation could ...   FOX News   -  25 minutes ago
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Costa Mesa can, for now, keep enforcing an ordinance restricting long-term stays at motels, despite a legal challenge alleging that the regulations unfairly target low-income residents. Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Lewis denied a request for ...   Los Angeles Times   -  29 minutes ago
President Obama on Wednesday checked off yet another major item on environmentalists’ wish list by targeting smog, further solidifying his legacy on green issues but also angering big business and giving Republicans fresh ammunition heading into the ...   Washington Times   -  29 minutes ago
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A painting hanging in the state auditor's office is part of a state art collection worth more than $3 million . Every year one percent of new state construction funds is set aside to buy and display the art. But the audit found the State Foundation on ...   KITV News   -  30 minutes ago
Gov.-elect Charlie Baker is rapping a $1.6 million plan by Beacon Hill Democrats to hand a 6 percent raise to hundreds of House staffers, even as the state grapples with how to close a $329 million budget gap some experts warn could almost double in size.   Boston Herald   -  31 minutes ago
The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) recently announced the Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award (PIMA) program for 2015. The annual award recognizes parents and guardians whose contributions have led to improvements in Maryland public ...   Southern Maryland News Net   -  31 minutes ago
What if the government is designed to perpetuate itself? What if the real levers of governmental power are pulled by agents and diplomats and bureaucrats behind the scenes? What if they stay in power no matter who is elected president or which major ...   -  35 minutes ago
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President Barack Obama tried to put a positive spin on his decision to issue an executive order to give several million illegal aliens clemency but his move also may have an unintended consequence of creating heightened job competition for America’s ...   -  35 minutes ago
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WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted on Wednesday, reviving talk about how long the 81-year-old liberal jurist will be staying on the court. Ginsburg was expected back at work on Monday, but her ...   The Herald-News   -  36 minutes ago
A U.S. district court judge awarded a victory to campaign finance reform advocates on Tuesday when she ruled the Federal Election Committee was too loosely enforcing a campaign finance regulation passed in 2007, allowing some big-money donors to remain ...   NPR News   -  37 minutes ago