Monthly Archives: August 2018

Gubernatorial Primary Recap: Wyoming and Alaska


Alaska and Wyoming voters selected their Republican and Democratic nominations for governor on Tuesday. On the GOP side, former Alaska State Senator Mike Dunleavy clinched his party's nomination with more than 60 percent of the vote. Meanwhile, in the Wyoming party primary, State Treasurer Mark Gordon bested three other candidates and took the nomination with [...]

Gubernatorial Primary Recap: Wyoming and Alaska2018-08-24T13:13:01-04:00

Primary Recap: Vermont, Connecticut, Wisconsin and Minnesota


Four states held primaries Tuesday—Vermont, Wisconsin, Connecticut, and Minnesota Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker defeated his primary challenger with more than 90 percent of the vote. However, he may be in trouble come November. The Democratic nominee, state superintendent Tony Evers, led Walker by 13 points in a recent poll. Evers emerged from a crowded primary [...]

Primary Recap: Vermont, Connecticut, Wisconsin and Minnesota2018-08-17T14:50:19-04:00

Hawaii Gubernatorial Primary Recap


By Peter Brath Incumbent Governor David Ige defeated U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa in Hawaii’s Democratic primary for governor on Saturday. Ige will now face Republican state House Minority Leader Andria Tupola, a race he’ll likely win. Ige received 51.4 percent of the vote and won Oahu, the archipelago’s most populous island and home of Honolulu. [...]

Hawaii Gubernatorial Primary Recap2018-08-13T17:39:46-04:00

Legislative Update: AZ, CO, NM, & UT


Arizona McCain passes the torch of International Republican Institute Sen. John McCain has resigned as the Chairman of the International Republican Institute, a position he has held since 1993. In his stead, Alaskan Senator Dan Sullivan will serve as McCain’s replacement. McCain intends to continue as a board member of the International Republican Institute. The [...]

Legislative Update: AZ, CO, NM, & UT2018-08-13T09:46:17-04:00

States Add New Regulations as Trump Administration Loosens Law on Skinny Health Plans


As part of the Trump administration's efforts to deregulate the health insurance market, HHS & the Department of Labor have promulgated new rules to increase the availability of short-term health insurance plans to fill gaps in health coverage. The Trump administration has begun to reverse limits on short-term, or “skinny,” health insurance plans implemented by [...]

States Add New Regulations as Trump Administration Loosens Law on Skinny Health Plans2018-08-09T07:00:11-04:00

August 7 Gubernatorial Primaries


August 7 saw primary elections in 4 states and a very tight special election in Ohio. Voters in Michigan and Kansas chose their parties’ nominees for governor, and Missourians picked their choices for what will be one of the most closely watched Senate races this fall. Michigan With Republican Governor Rick Snyder retiring, Michigan’s top [...]

August 7 Gubernatorial Primaries2018-08-08T13:00:57-04:00

Tennessee Gubernatorial Primary Recap


Republican Bill Lee and Democrat Karl Dean won their respective party nominations for governor Thursday night and will face off in November’s general election. Lee, a Nashville-area businessman, was a dark horse candidate when the first polls emerged earlier this year. However, with nearly 37 percent of the vote, he defeated fellow businessman Randy Boyd [...]

Tennessee Gubernatorial Primary Recap2018-08-03T17:06:36-04:00

Legislative Update: Delaware Signs New Blockchain Laws


By Peter Brath On July 23, Delaware Governor John Carney (D) signed a trio of bills aimed at keeping Delaware in step with blockchain technology. Each bill passed through both chambers without a single no vote. The initiative is part of an effort to ensure Delaware maintains its business-friendly reputation where more than half of [...]

Legislative Update: Delaware Signs New Blockchain Laws2018-08-01T16:47:17-04:00
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