GovBeat: governors


Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Republican governors taking comfort in improving economic conditions

A governor’s policies don’t matter much in a global economy. But when jobs return, political fortunes rise.

By Reid Wilson  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, Colorado, elections, Florida, governors, newsletter, Ohio, Pennsylvania, States, wisconsin

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Pennsylvania’s Corbett will drop lottery privatization plan

Corbett is dropping one of his top legislative priorities for lack of support.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:22 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gambling, governors, lottery, newsletter, Pennsylvania, privatization, States

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 09/06/2013

Three years out, Democrats eye McCrory’s seat

Barely eight months after their party lost the governor's mansion, three North Carolina Democrats are considering running.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:28 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, cooper, elections, governor's races, mccrory, North Carolina, States

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 09/06/2013

McCrory’s bumpy first year comes at Republican hands

With friends like Republicans in the North Carolina legislature, Gov. Pat McCrory doesn't need enemies.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaigns, Campaigns and Elections, elections, governors, mccrory, North Carolina, States