RALEIGH – Two things happened when Rep. Mitch Gillespie, a seven-term Republican from Marion, became the point man for environmental legislation in the House after the Republican takeover of the General Assembly last year. First, he compiled a list of 10 regulatory bills the GOP caucus wanted to pass and stuck it in his pocket. [...]
In Texas, we like to say were open for business. We just may not be able to keep the lights on. The Public Utility Commission is scrambling to implement a new pricing structure aimed at reducing the threat of blackouts during times of heavy electricity usage. By raising the cap on wholesale electricity prices, the [...]
HARRISBURG — A proposal to limit state regulation of religious child care and preschool programs advanced through a Senate committee on Tuesday after vigorous questioning by Democrats. Supporters of the bill said current law leaves room for the state to enact rules that could infringe on religious liberties. They insisted, in response to questions by [...]
The DC-based Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is putting out word that a majority of US House members from Georgia, as well as US Sen. Saxby Chambliss, are backing a quiet effort to remove premium, hand-rolled cigars from federal regulation – a move that could include sweet, fruit-flavored ones favored by teenagers.
The cumulative impact on the commodity markets of regulation is a serious concern, particularly to smaller market participants faced with restricted access to capital markets and difficulties absorbing the resultant higher costs, a senior executive at BP International said Wednesday. Marc Cornelius, policy and regulation IST, compliance, said new regulation, including the shift to centrally-cleared [...]
Nearly six months after their arrests during a December 17 Occupy Wall Street protest at Duarte Square, eight activists accused of trespassing finally went on trial Monday. Hundreds of protesters gathered at Duarte Square back in December to mark the three-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street. Those present included the OWS hunger strikers, who at [...]
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When the Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA) was established in 2006 to regulate the practice of outdoor advertising in the state, other states watched with interest the operations of the agency. The attention-grabbing ‘battle’ between the agency and the out-of-home advertisement operators was also keenly followed by some states that had intention of [...]
Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren continued hammering her opponent, incumbent Sen. Scott Brown, today over his record in the state. The latest polls show a tight race between the two. Warren last joined the show in April at Fenway Park, and Scott Brown also appeared on the show in a segment following Warren. Scott [...]
In a deal both sides called a milestone in Everglades restoration, federal regulators signed off on $880 million in state projects to reduce pollution.