Bryan Pate is no stranger to Chinese intellectual property theft.Read More →
They call it a little library on wheels. Not a bookmobile, but a book bike — the latest twist in the plot to drive more traffic to flagging Minnesota libraries.
The state’s first book bike just rolled out from the Rochester Public Library, and $7,000 in taxpayer-provided grants from the Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and regional library system paved the way.
But libraries hoping to follow in Rochester’s tracks may need to get in gear. Legislators are negotiating a cut in regional libraries’ $3 million annual Legacy Fund appropriation.Read More →
The Pennsylvania Medical Society released a new poll today, concluding that most residents do not support greater independence for nurse practitioners, but the Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners — whose members are rallying at the Capitol today — is quick to point out what it sees as flaws in the polling.Read More →
Gun control groups including Gun Sense Vermont and Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety blew big bucks on anti-gun legislation in Vermont in recent months but have little to show for it.Read More →
A leading Kansas state lawmaker accused Gov. Sam Brownback of endangering Kansans after a bill aimed at upping insurance requirements and mandating criminal background checks for ride-sharing drivers failed to gain Brownback’s signature on Monday.Read More →
Uber’s threat to leave Kansas over a bill sitting on Gov. Sam Brownback’s desk is also a personal fight for one of the company’s city managers.Read More →
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