The amount of time after oil and gas drilling occurs that companies in Colorado must test the area's groundwater. Two other states require drilling companies to test groundwater, but Colorado became the first state Monday to require testing after drilling occurs.
Source: GOVERNING | Ithaca, N.Y. |
January 3, 2013
The age that Ithaca, N.Y., Mayor Svante Myrick was when he took office last January. Myrick is one of several young mayors around the country bringing a fresh perspective and new energy to public office.
Source: McClatchy/GOVERNING | Nation |
December 19, 2012
The increase in the portion of people killed while riding a bicycle from 2010 to 2011. While bike deaths increased, the number of people killed in traffic accidents overall dropped to its lowest since 1949.
Source: McClatchy/GOVERNING | Michigan |
December 17, 2012
The time that the Michigan Legislature ended its lame duck session early Friday morning after rushing to pass a number of bills, including ones that would ease gun restrictions, make it tougher to recall state lawmakers, and replace the emergency manager law that voters struck down in November.