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  • Connecticut Failing To Monitor Pesticide Use

    Connecticut Failing To Monitor Pesticide Use
    Sitting in dusty file cabinets at Connecticut's environmental agency are tens of thousands of reports by licensed landscapers, lawn-care professionals and farmers about how much pesticide they are putting down each year. No one is reading them. No one...
  • Internet Kill Switch Here? Lieberman Bill Causes Worry

    Should the president be given emergency powers to control the Internet in a crisis? The recent Internet shut-off in Egypt has some wondering whether legislation recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and other senators hands the government a "kill switch."...
  • Conservatives force-feeding their version of truth

    Conservatives force-feeding their version of truth
    Bills filed by two Florida lawmakers that would mandate students watch a political documentary is the latest in a series of efforts by conservatives to indoctrinate students into the concept that America is exceptional. Rep. Neil Combee, a Lakeland...
  • Kentucky county passes ordinance that hits at power of unions

    Warren County, Kentucky passed a right-to-work ordinance on Friday, making the fifth most-populous county the first in the state to pass legislation prohibiting unions from requiring members to pay dues in exchange for representation. The ordinance,...
  • Bill seeks payment to autistic woman raped in state care

    Bill seeks payment to autistic woman raped in state care
    A severely mentally disabled woman, raped and impregnated in a state-supervised Orlando group home 12 years ago, would get $950,000 from state taxpayers if Florida lawmakers approve a new relief bill. The bill, introduced this week, would provide money...
  • Obama signs nearly $578 billion defense bill for fiscal 2015

    President Barack Obama signed an annual defense policy bill on Friday that authorizes U.S. training for Iraqi and Syrian forces fighting Islamic State rebels and sets overall defense spending at nearly $578 billion, including about $64 billion for wars...
  • Jury duty pay increase coming next year

    Jury duty pay increase coming next year
    Jurors in Illinois will get a bump in pay under a measure Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law Friday in hopes of making civic duty a better investment. The law will make jury pay $25 for the first day of service and $50 for each additional day....
  • Immigration reform will fall short unless state and localities act

    Immigration is again front and center in the domestic political debate. Congress may or may not pass legislation to reform the nation's immigration system, but in the meantime President Barack Obama has taken executive action to make as many as 5...
  • Kenya's Kenyatta signs security law despite protests

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta signed new anti-terrorism measures into law on Friday, triggering fresh protests from opposition MPs who said they would take legal action to overturn the legislation and protect civil liberties. Kenyatta's move came a day...
  • Russia condemns new U.S. sanctions bill

    Russia's Foreign ministry said on Friday it was deeply disappointed U.S. President Barack Obama had signed into law a new bill on sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine crisis and said the bill was "anti-Russian by its nature". Obama said on...