December 8, 2015

Times-Call December 5, 2015 By Karen Antonacci On Wednesday, the state’s highest court will consider Longmont’s voter-approved ban on hydraulic fracturing within city limits. Longmont voters added the ban to the drilling method, also called fracking, to the City Charter in 2012, convinced that a city-negotiated set of regulations on oil …

December 3, 2015

Richmond Times-Dispatch December 2, 2015 by Michael Martz A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Gov. Terry McAuliffe and other state officials that challenged the state’s moratorium on the mining of uranium. U.S. District Court Judge Jackson L. Kiser issued a 21-page decision on Wednesday to dismiss the suit, which …

November 25, 2015

The Heritage Foundation November 24, 2015 by Andrew Kloster On May 8, 2014, Governor Peter Shumlin of Vermont signed Act 120 into law.[1] This law will become enforceable on July 1, 2016, and is one of the country’s first mandatory-labeling laws for genetically modified organisms (GMOs).[2] Connecticut and Maine also have …

November 25, 2015

NRA November 24, 2015 We’ve covered the ordinance banning the possession of so-called “high-capacity” magazines in Los Angeles, but the details may be confusing to gun owners. The law is currently being challenged in court, but in the meantime it is considered illegal to own magazines holding more than ten …