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  • Hearing continued until Friday on lawsuit over environmental ballot question

     
    The dispute over an environmental ballot question tossed by the Lehigh County Elections Board will continue until at least Friday. Lehigh County Judge Michele Varricchio continued arguments Wednesday after waste-to-energy developer Delta Thermo Energy...
  • Emanuel rips scab off my Soldier Field rehab wounds

     
    I've combined a post from earlier this week with a commentary for my Sunday print column My PDSD — Post-Daley Stress Disorder — is relatively under control. I sometimes cringe involuntarily when inserting my credit card into parking meter...
  • Why gay marriage question still matters in the GOP race for governor

     
    Practically speaking, Bruce Rauner is correct when he answers "doesn't matter" when asked for his views on same-sex marriage. He's one of four candidates for governor in next month's Republican primary, and there's a better chance that the state Capitol.....
  • Amazon to California: Drop dead!

     
    Amazon and California are in a high-stakes battle over collecting sales taxes....
  • Seminole leaders to talk school tax

     
    What kind of car were Thelma and Louise driving when they headed off that cliff in the climax of that 1991 movie of the same name? MoreĀ on that later. The Seminole School Board, County Commission and city leaders will meet next week to talk about school...
  • Holzberger resigning from Easton Area School Board

     
    As of July 31 the Easton Area School Board will be down another member, further bolstering the ranks of newcomers who'll join the board in December. Board Director Jennifer Holzberger will resign effective July 31, she announced in a letter to the rest of...
  • Amendment sponsor Altman actually agrees with part of FEA suit

     
    Tallahassee- A proposed constitutional amendment regarding public funds being used by religious groups came under attack today when the Florida Education Association sued to block the state from putting the amendment on the ballot, but the amendment...
  • Amazon vs. California: Whose side are you on? [Most commented]

     
    Amazon.com, "the octopus of cyber-commerce," is collecting signatures for a ballot initiative that would exempt it from collecting California sales tax -- the same system that was created in the early 20th century to stop the railroads from clutching...
  • FEA suit also challenges AG rewrite ability

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The statewide teachers' union lawsuit against a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow state funds to go toward religious institutions also contains a provision that would strike down a new law that lets the attorney...
  • Teachers’ union files suit to kill proposed constitutional amendment allowing funds to religious institutions

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Education Association, joined by other school administrators and religious leaders, filed suit in a Tallahassee court Wednesday challenging a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow state funds to go to religious...
  • Amazon and its crafty initiative [Most commented]

     
    Californians, don't be duped by Amazon.com's campaign against sales tax collection, The Times' editorial board wrote Friday. The company's drive to put an initiative on next year's ballot wouldn't end sales tax for items bought from the online retailer;...