Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...incoming Republican governor has joined governors of several states in...Kentucky's current governor. Democratic Gov. Steve...nation's only Latina governor and a leader within the Republican Governors Association, says the...
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Alaska governor says refugee vetting process 'stringent'

...says Walker was among the governors who participated in a briefing...terror attacks in Paris, some governors have questioned U.S. plans...ensuring the vetting process the governors were briefed on "remains...spokeswoman Katie Marquette says the governor wants to be kept apprised...
Refugee quandary: Immigrant legacy versus 9/11-era fears

...presidential campaign to reverse course and governors once open to resettlement try to shut...more Syrians, and some other Republican governors - including two GOP presidential contenders...brought to the vetting process."Among governors now balking at the program, Gov. Rick...
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When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect 2017. People fleeing Syria will account for much of the increase, though not all.Although more than half of U.S. governors have objected to plans to resettle Syrian refugees in the United States, with some declaring that they won't allow resettlement...
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Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...should not do is follow a proposal that has been made by one of my opponents." She warned that it would empower Republican governors like Greg Abbott of Texas, drawing boos from the audience.The Democratic front-runner said Sanders' approach would...
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Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...of sending refugees primarily to Republican-led states, and more governors announced their objections to receiving any refugees from the civil war in Syria. Those governors included at least one Democrat, Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire, who...
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Bethel asks governor to declare emergency after school fire

BETHEL - Bethel council members are asking the state to help the city recover from a school fire. The Kilbuck building fire burned for 12 hours on Nov.
Juneau judge tries again for Alaska Supreme Court

...judgeships and forwards a list of recommended finalists to the governor for final selection. In this case, the selection is expected...will be selected at a public meeting in Anchorage, and the governor will have 45 days from that meeting to make his selection...
Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

...gosh, when I first got elected."Regarding the foster child case, Biskupski said she was proud of Utah's Republican governor for criticizing the action by the judge. She called the ruling "so old and rhetorical."LGBT issues didn't define the...
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Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively

...which students held banners of the Islamic State group and condemned the Kabul government.Attaullah Khyogani, the provincial governor's spokesman, said some of those arrested had in their possession "paraphernalia of extremist groups" and were being interrogated...
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