Final vote on government-run Internet in Georgia set for next month

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  Georgia, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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In September City Council members in Peachtree City approved a controversial plan for municipal broadband, but they won’t decide until next month whether to actually pay for it. A vote on funding municipal broadband could take place as early as the next city council meeting on Dec. 3.

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John Doe victims still in legal limbo four months after Supreme Court ruling

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“Worse yet, innocent people continue to be harassed by prosecutors filing frivolous motions and threatening to disclose their private information which prosecutors obtained illegally.”

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Help could be coming to Pennsylvania’s horse racing industry

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, News, PA Independent, Pennsylvania, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments


State lawmakers plan to use an existing subsidy to help bail out the sputtering horse-racing industry.

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Climate kids lose in Washington court, but more cases are coming

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Judiciary, National, News, Oregon, State Government, Washington  /  No Comments

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Eight children who took the state of Washington to court over climate regulations lost their appeal but their lawyer says more cases like theirs are coming.

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Obamacare’s co-ops were regulated to death before they were even born

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, Federal Government, Health Care, Issues, National, News, regulations  /  No Comments


The rules and regulations written into the text of Obamacare makes it hard to believe there was ever much of a chance for the Co-Ops to succeed.

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New rules for overtime could cost home-care workers

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Labor, Minnesota, News  /  No Comments


Minnesota provider agencies are reducing hours and overtime for home-care workers, leaving care recipients like Amelia Bray wondering in limbo.

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