November 30, 2012
Drones could revolutionize police work. But privacy and security concerns could keep them grounded.
August 31, 2012
The city is hoping that remotely controlled lights connected to mini-grids can cut maintenance and energy costs as well as CO2 emissions.
July 26, 2012
The undertaking would be one of the country's most expensive transportation infrastructure projects. But at least one hurdle remains: how to pay for it.
July 18, 2012
The New York Post is reporting that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will give the keynote address at the Republican National Convention in August.
July 17, 2012
Anthony Weiner is considering a return to politics with a possible a run for mayor according to the New York Post.
July 12, 2012
Members of the International Union of Railways came to Capitol Hill to discuss the progress of high-speed rail worldwide.
July 10, 2012
SB 1476, a bill working its way through the California Legislature, would remove the limit of two legal parents per child. Similar legislation exists in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maine, and the District of Columbia.
July 9, 2012
President Barack Obama signed the new two-year transportation bill, which also included an extension of lower student loan interest rates Friday.
July 5, 2012
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill Thursday removing a loophole that allowed immediate family members to help fugitives escape the country without legal penalty. Illinois was one of 14 states to have such an exemption.
July 3, 2012
St. Clair county became the first in Michigan to enact a merit-based pay program for its teachers.
July 2, 2012
Pittsburgh announced its Urban Forest Master Plan last week. The plan details an 20 percent increase in tree population over 20 years, an amount which will eventually yield over $1 million in savings per year.
July 2, 2012
he devastating storm that raced from Ohio and along the mid-Atlantic knocking out power to more than 3 million people and killing at least 17 sparked state officials to declare states of emergencies as the massive cleanup continued.
June 29, 2012
An executive order from Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has made the state one of the most difficult for felons to regain their right to vote.
June 27, 2012
Rebates and loan programs offer different benefits.
June 22, 2012
GOP Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock surprised everyone yesterday when he applauded the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Most surprised of all may be the Justices of the Supreme Court, as the ruling will not come until next week.
June 21, 2012
Most of the public support cutting sentences.
June 19, 2012
A proposed Illinois wind farm created controversy when it became clear that the location interfered with the natural habitat of three endangered species.