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A Marijuana Drive-Through Could Be Coming To A Corner Near You

Voters in Maine narrowly approved marijuana legalization last November, and since then, the state legislature has been busily trying to come up with rules and regulations for the legal weed market. Now, they are envisioning something of a rarity: allowing customers to buy their weed at drive-up windows.

September 25, 2017
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California Governor Signs Tough New Vaccination Law

California joins Mississippi and West Virginia as the only states to ban vaccination waivers based on religion.

July 1, 2015
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Senate GOP Presidential Hopefuls Take On D.C.

GOP presidential hopefuls, looking to bolster their credentials, involve themselves in local DC matters.

April 2, 2015

113th Congress Just Barely Avoids Distinction Of Least Productive In History

The outgoing Congress will have to settle for “bad” instead of “worst.”

December 18, 2014

Will The 113th Congress Be The Least Productive In History?

Members of Congress returned to Capitol Hill after their August recess on Monday, and if they want to avoid being the least productive Congress in modern history, they have their work cut out for them. According to Govtrack.us, this Congress has enacted only 163 laws (including both bills and joint resolutions that have been enacted into […]

September 8, 2014

As Congress Returns To Work, Politics Is High On The Agenda

By William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Congress returned Monday for a two-week session with a schedule that’s short on substantive action and long on political theater ahead of November’s midterm elections. Rather than go out in a blaze of legislative accomplishment before the Nov. 4 elections, members of the House of Representatives and […]

September 8, 2014

In Utah, Many Want Zion Curtain Drinking Laws Drawn Aside

By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles Times SALT LAKE CITY — The art of bartending, Matthew Pfohl says, is all about the performance, the subtle dance of bottle and glass. Over his career this virtuoso of the high-end pour has dazzled customers, effortlessly grabbing a top-shelf gin, say Bombay Sapphire, and making a delicate decant […]

February 17, 2014

Legislatures Consider Changes In Liquor, Beer, Wine Laws

By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline.org WASHINGTON — In Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania, near the Maryland state line, a square cinderblock building sports huge painted images of beer and soda bottles painted on the side. The sign on the private business reads, “Beer and Soda.” Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and some state legislators would like to add “Liquor” […]

February 17, 2014
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5 Dangerous Guns Sold Online In America

Will we demand our political leaders take action to get at the root of the problem — America’s lax gun control laws?

December 14, 2012