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Illinois Governor Charged with Corruption

Developing Story: (CNN) — Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is in federal custody on corruption charges, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.  Rod Blagojevich is currently serving his second term as governor of Illinois. Blagojevich and his chief of staff, John Harris, are charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and solicitation of bribery, according…

Arnold Says He’ll VETO the Budget

This just in from The Sacramento Bee. The Governor is saying that he will veto the budget that the Legislature just passed. Even though we have now gone without a budget for the entire summer, Arnold says he won’t agree to the one budget that actually passed the Legislature. However, I’m also hearing news that…

WDYT: What’s the Source of the Budget Obstructionism?

As we all know right now, the state is still without a budget. The Governator says that all the Legislators should now forego the national party conventions to stay in Sacramento and get a budget passed… Even though Arnold himself apparently still has plans to speak at the RNC in Minneapolis. And right now, the…

WDYT: Dianne Feinstein for Governor?

Consider this the start of “What Do You Think?” reborn & remixed. I’d like to occasionally throw the floor to all of you here at LibOC to have your say on the major state & local news of the day. So anyways, let’s get to today’s topic. There seems to be a whole lot of…

Clean Energy v. Big Polluters

This just in from Environment California. Now that the state is about to decide how to implement the landmark 2006 legislation that set the goal of reducing California’s greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2020, we have a chance to tell the Governor that we want to go forward with a strategy to actually accomplish…

Hopelessly Red?

I’m sure that’s what many think of when reading about politics in Orange County but it seems that Republicans in the State of California have not given in to the idea that the State is “Hopelessly Blue”. I hate to inform them, but I think they are in for a rude awakening. Hoping to find…