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Archive: June 5, 2014

PHOTO: State government workers got a chance to cheer for the bargaining team negotiating their next contract at a Wednesday rally in Olympia. Photo courtesy Washington Federation of State Employees.

OLYMPIA, Wash. - This week, "going green" in Washington isn't necessarily about the environment. The Washington Federation of State Employees has encouraged its members to wear green in order to show support for their bargaining team, who are currently negotiating a new contract with the state for 3 ...Read More

PHOTO: The Better Business Bureau is urging New Mexicans to be aware of a scam targeting their ATM and credit card information with calls to their smartphone or cell phone. Photo courtesy U.S. Dept. of Energy.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Better Business Bureau of New Mexico is cautioning the public about a scam that targets a person's financial information. Connie Quillen, executive assistant at the Better Business Bureau of New Mexico and Southwest Colorado, says the scam usually involves a victim re ...Read More

Photo: Capt. Dave Lear says game fishing and commercial fishermen both benefit from Florida's net ban, added as an amendment to the Florida constitution in 1994. Photo courtesy of Capt. Dave Lear.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A spokesperson for the Florida Wildlife Commission says the state is waiting for an appeals court decision on whether it should continue to enforce the state's landmark net ban, and what type of nets can be used. The net ban was added as an amendment to the state constitution in ...Read More

PHOTO: A new report finds Indiana manufacturers have more to lose from disruptions caused by climate change than the costs associated with proposed EPA carbon standards. Photo credit: Taneli Rajala/wikimedia commons.

INDIANAPOLIS – A new report finds Indiana manufacturers have more to lose from disruptions caused by climate change than the costs associated with new Environmental Protection Agency carbon standards. It's estimated the proposed standards will raise electricity prices by 6 percent, and that i ...Read More

YANKTON, S.D. – The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new rules that would cut carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants by 30 percent by the year 2030. The rules are part of the response of the Obama administration to climate change. Johnathan Hladik, senior advocate for En ...Read More

SAN DIEGO - Programs to house homeless and near-homeless veterans will be getting more funding after the passage of Proposition 41 on Tuesday. The Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention Bond Act of 2014 allows the state to sell $600 million in new general-obligation bonds to fund affordable multi ...Read More

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