Newspaper Roundup for Wednesday, June 29, 2011

June 29, 2011 - 7:54 AM

San Francisco Chronicle:
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes card-check legislation for farmworkers

Houston Chronicle:
Houston VA accused of censoring religious speech
Stop saying 'God Bless You' VA cemetery director reportedly told volunteers

Washington Post:
Postal Service spent thousands on pro sports tickets, auditors say

San Francisco Chronicle:
SF school tosses out hundreds of unused math, English workbooks
Waste of taxpayer money

The Hill:
HHS cancels 'mystery shopper' proposal
Proposal was aimed at studying patients' access to primary care

The Hill:
Lawmakers say modern warfare has dated the War Powers Resolution

Washington Times:
Senate panel OKs use of force in Libya

Los Angeles Times:
Federal judge orders U.S. to better protect 40 endangered species
Located in four national forests in Southern California

Arizona Republic/AP:
Two senators: Medicare age should rise to 67
New idea offered amid deadlocked debt talks

USA Today:
EPA approves E15 fuel label despite engine risk

Los Angeles Times:
Democrats pass austerity budget for California
Universities, courts and the poor would be among those losing funding

Palm Beach Post:
Florida expected to lay off 1,600 state workers as new budget year begins Friday

Boston Globe:
In N.H. visit, Bachmann praises moratorium on US income tax
GOP hopeful says 1-year halt would boost economy

Washington Post:
Tom Petty not pleased with Michele Bachmann’s use of ‘American Girl’

The Hill:
Dems fault Obama for not using bully pulpit in debt negotiations

Boston Globe:
Obamas returning to Martha's Vineyard in August

Politico:
Jewish Dems losing faith in President Obama

The Hill:
Napolitano: Solution to immigrant crisis is reform, not deportations

Arizona Republic:
Dream Act backers identify themselves despite deportation risk

Arizona Republic:
30 illegal immigrants rescued from Arizona desert

The Hill:
Senators near agreement on plan to end ethanol tax credit and import tariff

Politico:
Kansas Abortion Doctors Sue to Block New State Rules

Boston Globe:
Student scores to be key factor in teacher evaluations
New rules to take effect by 2013

Fox News:
Obama Troop Cuts Went Beyond Largest Withdrawal Offered By Top General

Fox News:
DEA Now Monitoring Krokodil, a Deadly Morphine Derivative
Can turn an addict's skin greenish, scaly and cause it to rot away

Fox News:
Watchdog Sues Pentagon for Records on Obama Entourage's 2009 Copenhagen Trip

Politico:
Rep. Kucinich's Syria visit raises eyebrows
Was invited by Syria and did not officially represent the U.S.

The Hill:
Ethics watchdog calls for FBI to investigate Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Calif.)

Fox News:
Oregon town compromises on saying Pledge, making no one happy

Washington Times:
Senate approves Cole as Holder’s top Justice deputy

Politico:
Rookie Ron Johnson threatens to tie up Senate

USA Today:
Police: Flier impersonated U.S. soldier to win airline upgrade

The Hill:
Embryonic stem cell bill gets Republican champion

USA Today:
Doctors offer unapproved stem cell therapies

Denver Post:
Douglas County parents sue to keep new school voucher program

Politico:
Report: FBI launches Arlington Cemetery probe