March 30, 2015

GazetteXtra March 30, 2015 by Steven Walters Add one more controversy to the long list pending in the Wisconsin Legislature: e-cigarettes. It’s a three-sided debate: Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch wants to tell local governments they can’t ban e-cigarettes. Democratic Rep. Debra Kolste of Janesville wants to add e-cigarettes to the …

February 24, 2015

The New York Times, 2/24/15 By Shaila Dewan Darren Hodges, a Tea Party Republican and councilman in the windy West Texas city of Fort Stockton, is a fierce defender of his town’s decision to ban plastic bags. It was a local solution to a local problem and one, he says, …