Environmental laws and regulations
Editorial Roundup: Texas
By The Associated Press Jun. 28, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Dallas Morning News. June 25, 2021. Editorial: ERCOT shouldn’t be exempt from laws of open government The Electric...
Changes to medical marijuana law approved by Legislature
Jun. 25, 2021 10:20 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pandemic-era regulations that let medical marijuana dispensaries serve patients at curbside and dispense three months' worth of the drug...
Maine's ban of polystyrene foam takes effect on July 1
Jun. 25, 2021 01:45 AM EDT
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine environmental officials said the state's ban on polystyrene foam disposable food containers will take effect on July 1. ...
Editorial Roundup: South Carolina
By The Associated Press Jun. 16, 2021 01:30 PM EDT
(Charleston) Post and Courier. June 13, 2021. Editorial: The court has spoken. Now it’s time to conserve Captain Sam’s Spit for all of us...
Advocates see special session as 2nd chance for their issues
By Susan Haigh Jun. 14, 2021 05:23 PM EDT
Advocates for different causes are hoping to get a second chance at passing a bill or securing funding in the new state budget as the Connecticut General...
Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Jun. 11, 2021 01:10 PM EDT
Hearst Connecticut Media. June 3, 2021. Editorial: No excuse for legislative lag on marijuana Connecticut has had...
Editorial Roundup: North Carolina
By The Associated Press Jun. 09, 2021 01:30 PM EDT
Winston-Salem Journal. June 7, 2021. Editorial: Coach K’s legacy Of all the commercials that have made cheeky pitches...
Medical marijuana law changes get through Pennsylvania House
Jun. 07, 2021 04:14 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state House on Monday approved a set of revisions to Pennsylvania's medical marijuana law, seeking to make permanent some of the...
5 chosen for induction into Marshall journalism Hall of Fame
May. 25, 2021 04:19 AM EDT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five Marshall University graduates have been selected for induction into the School of Journalism and Mass Communications Hall of Fame...
Medical marijuana law changes pass Pennsylvania House panel
May. 24, 2021 01:50 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A proposal to permanently adopt pandemic-prompted changes to Pennsylvania's medical marijuana law passed a state House committee on...
South Dakota's Noem launches legal strategy to take on Biden
By Stephen Groves May. 24, 2021 01:39 PM EDT
Waiting game begins for potential vetoes from Idaho governor
By Keith Ridler May. 06, 2021 05:05 PM EDT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers have started their waiting game to see whether Republican Gov. Brad Little vetoes any of the more than 30 bills that...
Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania
By The Associated Press May. 05, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Scranton Times-Tribune. May 3, 2021. Editorial: Pass Yaw bill to help farms get greener Pennsylvania has fallen far...
Editorial Roundup: Michigan
By The Associated Press May. 03, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Detroit News. April 29, 2021. Editorial: Don’t hold vaccinated hostage We’ve asked Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to tell us...
Washington's pandemic session: Remote work, weighty topics
By Rachel La Corte Apr. 26, 2021 03:52 PM EDT
Biden's first 100 days: Where he stands on key promises
By Alexandra Jaffe, Aamer Madhani And Kevin Vineys Apr. 26, 2021 12:35 AM EDT
Dems push $25B for electric school buses, a Biden priority
By Hope Yen Apr. 21, 2021 11:53 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: New York
By The Associated Press Apr. 14, 2021 04:55 PM EDT
Adirondack Daily Enterprise. April 14, 2021. Editorial: Not the time to burn It’s pretty dry out there — so dry that a...
AP Interview: EPA head removes Trump-era science advisers
By Matthew Daly Mar. 31, 2021 11:01 AM EDT
New rules to protect turtles from shrimp nets postponed
By Janet Mcconnaughey Mar. 30, 2021 03:09 PM EDT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New rules designed to keep endangered and threatened sea turtles from drowning in some inshore shrimp nets are being postponed, and federal...