Welcome to the Tuesday news roundup! Here are the major news headlines that appeared over the last 24-48 hours concerning the candidates for the 2014 gubernatorial elections.

Alabama

Governor Robert Bentley (R): Governor Robert Bentley honored Alabama high School Seniors who participated in Alabama’s first voluntary Pre-K program | Governor Robert Bentley

California

Neel Kashkari (R): Neel Kashkari releases jobs plan in governor’s campaign | The San Francisco Chronicle

Colorado

Secretary of State Scott Gessler (R): Secretary of State Scott Gessler: I’m tired of losing | The Spot – The Denver Post

Florida

Governor Rick Scott (R): Rick Scott campaign ad talk turns to questions about resignation of big donor | Orlando Sentinel

Georgia

John Barge (R): Are You Ready for Another Five Years? | John Barge

Governor Nathan Deal (R): Nathan Deal: Georgia ‘needs to address’ medical marijuana fix | Political Insider – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Idaho

State Senator Russ Fulcher (R): Hill praises Fulcher for helping GOP heal, but faces first-ever primary over Ottercare | Idaho Statesman

Illinois

Governor Pat Quinn (D): Exclusive: Sitdown interview with Gov. Pat Quinn | Chicago Sun-Times

Bruce Rauner (R): Pat Quinn’s Broken Promises | Bruce Rauner

Iowa

State Senator Jack Hatch (D): Hatch: Allegations against Iowa Gov. Branstad worse than CIETEC | The Gazette

State Senator Jack Hatch (D): Hatch says he would have fired administrators who forged secret employee settlements | The Gazette

Governor Terry Branstad (R): Branstad defends agency’s handling of unemployment disputes | Quad-City Times

Governor Terry Branstad (R): Branstad issues Order 85 on secret employee settlements | KCCI News 8

Maine

Governor Paul LePage (R): LePage rolls out proposals for ‘tough love’ on welfare | Portland Press Herald

Governor Paul LePage (R): LePage’s plan to attract big businesses has legal flaw, unions say | Portland Press Herald

Michigan

Candidates: Republican governors group to air ad in Michigan | The Detroit News

Mark Schauer (D): RGA Ad Aims to Rescue Snyder’s Struggling Campaign, Hide Snyder’s Record of Middle Class Tax Hikes | Mark Schauer

Governor Rick Snyder (R): Michigan Democrats allege Snyder cousin was protected from budget cuts | Lansing State Journal

Minnesota

Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson (R): The Legislature and Your Liberty | Jeff Johnson

New Mexico

Lawrence Rael (D): Internal poll puts Rael in second, gaining on King | New Mexico Telegram

New York

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (R): Astorino Knocks Cuomo’s START-UP NY Ad Campaign | State of Politics

Ohio

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald (D): Pothole politics? Ed FitzGerald calls on Gov. John Kasich to pour state funds into craters | Cleveland.com

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald (D): Local Officials Join Ed FitzGerald in Calling for State Infrastructure Support | Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald

Pennsylvania

Democratic Candidates: #PAGOV candidates expose their individual weaknesses at forum | Keystone Politics

State Treasurer Rob McCord (D): McCord Introduces K-12 and Early Learning Education Policy Plan | State Treasurer Rob McCord

State Treasurer Rob McCord (D): McCord questions Corbett’s capacity and ‘boneheaded’ policies | PennLive

Tom Wolf (D): PA-Gov: Tom Wolf Opens Pittsburgh Office | PoliticsPA

Governor Tom Corbett (R): Corbett campaign fires back at McCord slights | PennLive

Governor Tom Corbett (R): Gov. Corbett tours Bethlehem’s CRIZ sites | The Morning Call

South Carolina

Governor Nikki Haley (R): SC politics: Pro-Haley group begins running TV ads | The State

South Dakota

Governor Dennis Daugaard (R): Daugaard Announces Michels Will Join Him for a Second Term | South Dakota War College

Texas

State Senator Wendy Davis (D): Davis blasts GOP rival Abbott over equal pay | WFAA

Attorney General Greg Abbott (R): Hispanic Support Of ObamaCare Wavering | Attorney General Greg Abbott

Wisconsin

Mary Burke (D): Burke: Long-term approach needed for thriving economy | WisPolitics

Mary Burke (D): Mary Burke releases plan to boost Wisconsin economy, create jobs | Journal Sentinel

Governor Scott Walker (R): Scott Walker signs $541 million tax cut legislation | Journal Sentinel

Governor Scott Walker (R): $2 Billion in Scott Walker Tax Cuts are Growing Wisconsin’s Economy | Governor Scott Walker