Ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to the Port of Miami, Florida Gov. Rick Scott criticized him and the federal government for not paying their share of port improvement projects costs in the state.
More than half of the nation’s thousands of miles of rivers and streams are plagued by poor water quality, including harmful nutrient pollution and mercury, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Source: Des Moines Register | Iowa |
March 27, 2013
A federal appeals court has sided with a group of Iowa cities challenging Environmental Protection Agency wastewater treatment rules that would have forced cities across the country to spend billions of dollars if the court had upheld them.
Source: Inside Higher Ed | Michigan |
March 26, 2013
Even before the justices have issued a ruling on the other affirmative action case that they considered this term, they agreed to consider whether Michigan voters had the legal right to bar the state's public colleges and universities from considering race or ethnicity in admissions.
Source: Washington Post | Virginia |
March 25, 2013
As the three jockey for a prize worth perhaps as much as $3 billion, the presence of the classified site has left several Northern Virginia officials feeling as if one of their best prospects has been mysteriously hobbled.
The White House is encouraging skeptical state officials to expand Medicaid by subsidizing the purchase of private insurance for low-income people, even though that approach might be somewhat more expensive, federal and state officials say.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Georgia |
March 22, 2013
A federal judge permanently blocked Georgia from enforcing a part of the law that would have punished people who knowingly transport or harbor illegal immigrants or encourage them to come to the state.