Nanny State of the Week: Bad science guides Novato nannies

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  California, Nanny State of the Week, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

Anti-smoking nannies have pushed their crusade further and further, and in California they’re increasingly reaching into peoples’ lives. Next up? They’re trying to prohibit smoking inside your own home.

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Multiple states ponder turning federal guidance on campus sexual assault into law

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  California, Campus Culture, Connecticut, Education, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi, News, Texas  /  No Comments

Students and faculty in these states need to be aware of what may be coming.

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Los Angeles school board elections yield good news for charters

By   /  March 8, 2017  /  California, Education Blog  /  No Comments

Runoffs will decide if education reformers claim a majority on the LA school board.

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Nanny State of the Week: Pesticide regulation full of bugs

By   /  February 27, 2017  /  California, Nanny State of the Week, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

Image courtesy of Flickr user Laurel F.

Overeager California nannies pushed pesticide regs into place to avoid public outcry that might have defeated them.

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California could shed light on groups that determine how much your drugs cost

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  California, Health Care, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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“Right now they are unchecked and any small step is a step in the right direction,” he said.

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Persecuted gold mining hobbyist may be headed for U.S. Supreme Court

By   /  February 17, 2017  /  California, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Federal government, News, State Government  /  No Comments

Rinehart’s pastime came to a screeching halt on June 16, 2012 — on Father’s Day. That’s when state authorities literally stopped Rinehart in midstream and charged him with a crime under a 2009 state law that bans suction dredge mining.

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