| Aug 5, 2013
Months after a failed referendum that had asked residents in Wheaton Warrenville Unit School District 200 to pay higher taxes to fund construction of a new Jefferson Early Childhood Center, the sting from that loss lingers.
The cramped and outdated...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:38 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — A meeting for Northern Michigan residents who want to become involved in the Keep Michigan Wolves Protected petition drive will take place at 6 p.m. today, Friday, Aug. 2.
The meeting, which will take place at the Little...
| Aug 2, 2013
Florida law sets down seven criteria for removing elected municipal and charter county officials from office through recall elections: "Malfeasance, misfeasance, neglect of duty, drunkenness, incompetence, permanent inability to perform official duties,...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:28 PM
David Hansen's opinion piece in the July 26, 2013 edition of the Coastline Pilot regarding the Cliff restaurant's application for outdoor music badly misrepresents the relationship between the restaurant and near-by residents who object to the noise.
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:09 AM
JERUSALEM -- Hoping to appease right-wing lawmakers opposed to restarting Palestinian peace talks, Israel’s coalition government Sunday approved a draft bill that would require -- if passed by the Knesset -- that a proposed deal be approved by...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:32 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Foes of a plan to allow wolf hunting in Michigan have raised the most among groups backing four statewide ballot drives.
Keep Michigan Wolves Protected, a ballot committee, reported by Thursday's deadline that it had taken in...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Dozens gathered Saturday afternoon at the Division of Elections' Absentee and Petition Office at Ship Creek to submit signed petitions containing thousands of signatures with the hopes of placing the future of Alaska's economy into the hands of voters....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:38 AM
DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan Natural Resources Commission on Thursday again approved hunting of once-federally protected wolves in the Upper Peninsula under a new state law passed to circumvent a referendum on an earlier hunting law.
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:24 AM
An organizer of the effort to repeal a tax cut for oil companies says he expect his group will collect enough signatures before Saturday's deadline to put a referendum before voters.
Pat Lavin tells the Anchorage Daily News that he estimates Vote Yes...
| Jul 10, 2013
A new park district committee is dusting off the dormant "lakefront master plan" and pushing it forward, and Wilmette residents could see a bond issue referendum question as early as November 2014.
Conversations on how to improve the infrastructure in...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Dozens of people fired up over the state's marijuana laws hosted a cannabis cookout at Sedgwick County park Saturday afternoon.
They held a barbeque, hoping to drum up support to legalize marijuana. Organizers said it's time for lawmakers to let citizens...