Welcome to the Monday news roundup. These are the major news headlines that appeared over the weekend concerning the candidates for the 2014 gubernatorial elections. Also, the results of a New York poll and a Wisconsin poll are posted, as are the recent advertisements from last week.

Arkansas

Mike Ross (D): Ross Pounds Hutchinson On Private Option; Defends Tax Plans, LG Candidate | Talk Business Arkansas

California

Governor Jerry Brown (D): Gov. Brown reinvents himself as the anti-politician politician | Los Angeles Times

Colorado

State Senator Greg Brophy (R): Gov hopeful Greg Brophy: The hunt for assembly delegates | The Spot – The Denver Post

Steve House (R): Steve House: The 10 things we Republican candidates for governor talk about | The Spot – The Denver Post

Mike Kopp (R): Candidate Mike Kopp to Jeffco GOP: “It’s about leadership” | The Spot – The Denver Post

Connecticut

Tom Foley (R): GOP’s Foley Blasts Malloy Over Tony Avallone Nomination As A Judge | Capitol Watch – Hartford Courant

Florida

Governor Rick Scott (R): After protest, Gov. Scott scraps Pensacola probation office move | The Buzz – Tampa Bay Times

Governor Rick Scott (R): Gov. Rick Scott’s finance co-chair exits amid campaign turmoil | Political Currents – Miami Herald

Governor Rick Scott (R): Residents get no time with Gov. Scott before fundraiser | Pensacola News Journal

Georgia

State Senator Jason Carter (D): How a fundraiser featuring Jason Carter erupted into a campaign fight | Political Insider – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Idaho

Governor Butch Otter (R): Otter orders more transparency on federal spending, preparation for cuts | Idaho Reporter

Iowa

State Senator Jack Hatch (D): Hatch: Allegations against Branstad show ‘pattern of indifference’ | Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Governor Terry Branstad (R): Gov. Branstad says he wasn’t aware of secret settlements | Des Moines Register

Tom Hoefling (R): Every Iowa Republican Primary Voter should listen to this interview with gubernatorial candidate Tom Hoefling | Tom Hoefling

Tom Hoefling (R): Tom Hoefling launches 99 county tour; after one week, no response from Gov. Branstad on Hoefling debate challenge | Tom Hoefling

Tom Hoefling (R): Tom Hoefling on WHO-TV’s ‘the Insiders’ with Dave Price – March 23, 2014 | Tom Hoefling

Tom Hoefling (R): Tom Hoefling: Why we must implement T.L.C. | Tom Hoefling

Maryland

Democratic Candidates: Gubernatorial candidates make their cases to Young Democrats | The Baltimore Sun

Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown (D): Southern Maryland swing highlights busy weekend for Brown-Ulman campaign | Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown

Massachusetts

Democratic Candidates: Democratic gubernatorial candidates discuss gas tax, carbon tax, divestment and climate change at environmental forum | MassLive

Republican Candidates: Mass. Republicans gather for party convention | Boston Herald

Charlie Baker (R): Q&A with gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker: ‘We don’t have a revenue problem in the state, we have a spending problem’ | MassLive

Charlie Baker (R): Republicans tap Charlie Baker | Boston Herald

Mark Fisher (R): Campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate threatens to sue state GOP | Political Intelligence – Boston.com

Mark Fisher (R): Q&A with gubernatorial candidate Mark Fisher: ‘Is it any wonder why Massachusetts politicians like casinos so much?’ | MassLive

Michigan

Mark Schauer (D): Mich. GOP slams Schauer for vote on Obamacare, gives Snyder pass | The Detroit News

Mark Schauer (D): Schauer Statement on Marriage Equality Ruling | Mark Schauer

Governor Rick Snyder (R): Snyder touts work of GOP governors in weekly address | The Detroit News

Minnesota

Governor Mark Dayton (D): Dayton proposes state-funded research into medical marijuana | Hot Dish Politics – Star Tribune

Governor Mark Dayton (D): Dayton Signs $434 Million Tax-Relief Measure | CBS Minnesota

Scott Honour (R): Dayton’s Announcement of Tax Bill Passage | Scott Honour

Nebraska

State Senator Tom Carlson (R): Republican Gubernatorial Candidates to Debate in Broken Bow March 23 | Tom Carlson

Nevada

Governor Brian Sandoval (R): Sandoval going ‘full bore’ despite lack of strong election challenge | Las Vegas Review-Journal

New Mexico

Governor Susana Martinez (R): Gov. Susana Martinez announces re-election staff | 3TV

Governor Susana Martinez (R): New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez and former Flordia Gov. Jeb Bush to meet Tuesday in Farmington | The Daily Times

Governor Susana Martinez (R): New rules for watchdog panels raise some hackles | Santa Fe New Mexican

Ohio

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald (D): FitzGerald, Kasich debate reading guarantee | The Columbus Dispatch

Governor John Kasich (R): Gov. John Kasich on ‘Fox News Sunday’: Ed FitzGerald’s 4-year-pledge is ‘silly politics’ | Cleveland.com

Governor John Kasich (R): Kasich is busily nailing down his centrist re-election credentials: Thomas Suddes | Cleveland.com

Governor John Kasich (R): Legislators going slow on Kasich tax proposals | The Columbus Dispatch

Pennsylvania

Democratic Candidates: Democratic candidates eye taxes to ease wealth gap | Philly.com

Democratic Candidates: Democratic candidates for governor decline to ‘second-guess’ state attorney general Kathleen Kane | Philly.com

State Treasurer Rob McCord (D): Beaver Co. Democratic Committee Unanimously Endorses Rob McCord | Rob McCord

Governor Tom Corbett (R): Gov. Corbett Says Atty. Gen. Kane Will Need To Justify Dropping Corruption Cases | CBS Philly

Governor Tom Corbett (R): PA-Gov: Corbett Unleashes Full Court Press For Jobs Numbers | PoliticsPA

Rhode Island

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung (R): Fung calls on Fox to resign as House speaker | Providence Journal

South Dakota

Governor Dennis Daugaard (R): Daugaard to Announce Re-election Plans on Tuesday | South Dakota War College