Posts Tagged Government and politics

Judge weighing Missouri lawmaker lawsuit over Rams stadium

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri state lawmaker asked a judge to block Gov. Jay Nixon from working on plans to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis, calling the effort a misuse of taxpayer dollars for an “illegal purpose.”

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NBC severing business relationship with Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump casts a shadow against papers he used while speaking to members of the City Club of Chicago, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

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California bill seeks to make cheerleaders team employees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill making it clear that professional cheerleaders are sports team employees.

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Georgia high court says bonds for Braves stadium are valid

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Supreme Court has upheld the authorization of up to $397 million in bonds to build a new baseball stadium for the Braves in Cobb County.

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Wambach says US win caps historic gay marriage day

The United States team celebrates a 1-0 win over China in a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — That the United States capped Friday with a victory over China to advance to the semifinals at the Women’s World Cup had special meaning for forward Abby Wambach.

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