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- Governor candidates show similarities, differences
Governor’s race to be milestone for women
For the first time since statehood, a woman will be elected to the governor’s office after November’s election.
Insurance commissioner candidates debate regulations, health care
The race for insurance commissioner features a Democrat seeking a second full term against a Republican newcomer hoping to bring more “conservative” policies to the office.
Candidates seek to solve education woes
Candidates for the state school superintendent are campaigning on ways to increase funding for education and reform the widely acknowledged underfunded department.
Candidates vie to be state’s chief watchdog
The former Republican Party state chairman is challenging the incumbent state auditor and inspector in the race where both candidates stress efforts to restore integrity to the office.
Lt. Governor candidates say focus is on jobs
Creating jobs would be the No.1 priority for the lieutenant governor.
Treasurer candidates look for smart investments
The two candidates for state treasurer both want to promote job creation, but they bring different perspective and backgrounds to the race.
Lawmaker: Close party bus loophole
A loophole that some say doesn’t do enough to curb underage drinking in limousines or party buses could soon be closed.
- Candidates bring different perspectives to job creation
Lawmakers study drug offender options
State officials briefed lawmakers on the costly impact drug users have on the prison population and suggested ways to improve the system.
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