Thursday May 16
A wave of ALEC-backed bills could stall bringing more states up to snuff.
Florida and Texas might be leading the nation's rollout of solar and wind power, respectively, but Washington, where hydroelectric dams provide over 60 percent of the state's energy, was the country's biggest user of renewable power in 2011, according to new statistics released last week by the federal Energy Information Administration.
Mon May 13, 2013
#IRS scandal: Officials in Washington, California targeted Tea Party groups
Hey, remember when IRS official Lois Lerner said that only a wayward local office in Cincinnati was improperly investigating conservative groups? Internal Revenue Service officials in Washington and at least two other offices were involved in the targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, making clear the effort reached well beyond ... (more)
Buckingham served with summons, complaint in Colo.
Edward T. Buckingham, a former CNMI attorney general who is now a fugitive from justice, was served at his residence in Colorado with a summons and complaint filed by a former government lawyer for the Commonwealth who claims he was let go due to age discrimination.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Fresno Bee
'Coffee house' provides safe grounds for Easton students
Alexus Daughtry sat on a stool in a new "coffee house" in Easton, playing the ukulele while singing her rendition of Jason Mraz's song, "I won't give up." After she finished, she took a big gulp of air, dashed into the audience and plopped into a butterfly chair.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Why Federal Labeling of Genetically-Engineered Food Matters
If we had to pick the most prevalent food issue of 2013 so far, the fight to get genetically engineered food labeled is probably it.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Detainees Gain Right to a Lawyer in Byzantine Immigration System
As we've written in the past , the immigration system is a Byzantine area of the law that takes a highly specialized lawyer to navigate.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Buckingham faces new lawsuit
A retired U.S. Air Force officer who became a government lawyer for the CNMI now claims that former attorney general Edward T. Buckingham fired him to save on cost and in retaliation for advising against the approval of some sole-source contracts.