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In Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, state-level cr...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
In Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, state-level criminal prosecutions are brought in the name of the "Commonwealth", by the state's commonwealth's attorney. In California, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, and New York, they are brought in the name of the "People". In all the other U.S. states, criminal prosecutions are brought in the name of the "State" by the district attorney or state's attorney, while federal criminal prosecutions are brought in the name of the "United States of America"
commonwealth (u.s. state)

Get ready to cheer for the Woosox

CommonWealth magazine - 17 Aug 2018
Worcester, a Gateway City on its way up, appears poised to spend some of its hard-won capital to land the Red Sox triple-A affiliate, which will be nicknamed the Woosox. Team and city officials aren't saying anything, but they have scheduled a press ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

Black Candidate Charges Democrats Are Disenfranchising Her

U.S. News & World Report - 17 Aug 2018
"Shaun Brown is a black female citizen of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the United States of America," the filing stated. "(The Democratic Party of Virginia) has a long history of racism and disenfranchisement of black people in this Commonwealth ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

Anatomy of a smear - CommonWealth Magazine

CommonWealth magazine - 16 Aug 2018
SECRETARY OF STATE William Galvin has not survived 43 years in the rough and tumble arena of Massachusetts politics by being meek. So when there's a ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

Seeking Hope for the Nation's Slipping Health

U.S. News & World Report - 17 Aug 2018
Midlife mortality is rising, affecting racial and ethnic populations across the United States, according to a study published in medical journal The BMJ this week. ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

Full-court press against Trump's media attacks

CommonWealth magazine - 16 Aug 2018
“Today in the United States we have a president who has created a mantra that members of the media who do not blatantly support the policies of the current US administration are the 'enemy of the people,'” reads the Globe's editorial. “This is one of ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

What has Galvin been doing on election security?

CommonWealth magazine - 29 Jul 2018
Massachusetts has since received this formula-based, non-competitive entitlement grant that it (and every other US state and territory) was awarded by virtue of existing. This begs the question: with our 2018 elections just weeks away, what was Galvin ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

The gloves are off in Secretary of State race

CommonWealth magazine - 15 Aug 2018
The 34-year-old Zakim, who was all of 10 when Galvin was first elected secretary and who wasn't even born when the Brighton state representative started his public career, definitely had Galvin on the defensive after winning the convention endorsement ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

Ky. State Fair: A chance to come together in commonwealth

The Harlan Daily Enterprise - 15 Aug 2018
All the while, share your AgLand experience with us using #KyAg365 to show your friends and families how Kentucky agriculture brings people together. If you're like me, one of the big draws to the state fair is the food. Be sure to visit the Great ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

Cities can clean up the transportation sector

CommonWealth magazine - 17 Aug 2018
In 2013, Massachusetts signed an eight-state Memorandum of Understanding that commits us to getting 300,000 electric vehicles on the road by 2025. Right now, Massachusetts is only at 12,000. To accelerate the transition to electric vehicles, Braintree ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

The Kentucky State Fair's commitment to agriculture deserves praise

Courier Journal - 17 Aug 2018
FRANKFORT — As a people who brim with pride for our state, each year Kentuckians of all backgrounds have an opportunity to embrace one of the Commonwealth's time-honored traditions: the Kentucky State Fair. Growing up as a farm kid in Scott County, ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

2nd Person Charged in Highway Attacks in Mississippi Delta

U.S. News & World Report - 17 Aug 2018
The Greenwood Commonwealth reports 18-year-old Kavotreious Gould is charged with aggravated assault and attempted murder. He was arrested days after another 18-year-old from Tchula (CHOO'-luh), Jumearo Williams, was charged with aggravated ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

A prescription for closing the democracy gap

CommonWealth magazine - 13 Aug 2018
AMERICA is facing a democracy gap. With just a few months until the mid-term elections, only three in five registered voters can correctly answer whether there is an election for US Senate taking place in their state. A similar number knows their state ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

Lelling: Trump's point man in Massachusetts

CommonWealth magazine - 27 Jul 2018
ANDREW LELLING, the US Attorney for Massachusetts, is emerging as a loyal Donald Trump lieutenant in one of the bluest states in the country. Little was known about Lelling when Trump nominated him for the post last September. He had worked the ...
commonwealth (u.s. state)

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Grist - 13 Aug 2018
The state plans to work with EVgo Services to build an extensive network of electric car charging stations over the next three years and will use $14 million from its VW settlement cash bonanza ($93.6 million for the state in total) to pay for its part ...

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