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  • HR Manager

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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."...
  • Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

    Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people. Since...
  • Indiana officials look to stem religious objections fallout

    The heat over Indiana's new religious objections law spread Friday across social media and to the White House as many local officials and business groups around the state tried to jump in and stem the fallout. Use of the hashtag #boycottindiana spread...
  • Indiana governor supports clarifying religious objection law

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people. In an interview Saturday with the Indianapolis...
  • Pass revisions to PIA law

    Revisions to the state's Public Information Act that have passed the Senate would help ensure greater transparency and provide remedies for people who are denied access to records, and the House of Delegates should move to enact the changes. As the...
  • Pence: Effort to 'clarify' religious objections law underway

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people. In an interview Saturday with the Indianapolis...
  • 'Religious freedom' law gives Hoosiers another reason to be embarrassed

    'Religious freedom' law gives Hoosiers another reason to be embarrassed
    Embarrassed to be a Hoosier? That's how a lot of Hoosiers have felt in the days since the Indiana legislature passed a law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians in the name of religious freedom. "As a Hoosier, I'm...
  • In conservative Indiana, bemusement amid boycott threats over religious freedom law

    In conservative Indiana, bemusement amid boycott threats over religious freedom law
    Indiana conservatives watched their brethren in state after state approve legislation that, supporters said, was crafted to ensure the religious rights of their citizens. Kansas in 2013, Mississippi in April, and, on Friday, Arkansas. It is a mystery,...
  • Protect land, respect will of voters on Amendment 1

    The biggest winner in last year's elections in Florida wasn't a politician — it was a proposal. Amendment 1 called for dedicating a third of revenues from a state tax on real-estate transactions to land and water conservation every year for the...