Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday he will veto the Republican-crafted spending plan that the GOP's huge majorities in the state Legislature sent to him just hours before the state government's fiscal year ended.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has earned nearly $28 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion and paid an effective federal income tax rate of roughly 36 percent in the past three decades, according to tax returns released by his campaign on Tuesday.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Tuesday posted more than three decades of tax returns online, revealing he has earned nearly $28 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion in 2007 and paid an effective federal income tax rate of 36 percent between 1981 and 2013.
Journey drummer Deen Castronovo will remain in an Oregon jail on rape and other felony charges after prosecutors said he repeatedly violated a court order by calling and texting the victim with messages that included suicide threats and apologies.
Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are sticking with Boston as a candidate for the 2024 Olympics, knowing full well that getting the city to the starting line in this contest could be as tough as actually landing the games.
The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state official said Tuesday.
Gov. Nikki Haley unveiled Tuesday 87 line-item vetoes that strike $30 million from the Legislature's more than $7 billion spending plan for state taxes. The Legislature will return next week to vote on whether to uphold the vetoes. Sixteen have no price tag. Others would cut: