Source: Berkeleyside | Berkeley, Calif. |
April 24, 2013
A Berkeley municipal staff member mistakenly disclosed the social security numbers of everyone who works for the city while responding to a public records request, and the city recently sent a letter to staff informing them of the error.
No one knows if Florida is going to be the next frontier for the new generation of oil and gas drilling known as fracking, but state legislators say — just in case — it’s time to write rules to require disclosure of the controversial technology.
The soft drink giant will pay for 50,000 blue recycling carts for Chicago homes and in return gets to put images of Coke products on the lids of the familiar bins. The city will save $2.59 million thanks to the partnership.
Source: AP/Denver Post | Colorado |
April 23, 2013
A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected for a fourth time in the Colorado Senate, where bipartisan skepticism on the pot analogy to blood-alcohol limits helped sink the measure even in a weaker form.
Source: New York Times | New York City |
April 23, 2013
The proposal would make the age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products the same as for purchasing liquor, but it would not prohibit people under 21 from possessing or even smoking cigarettes.
Source: Bloomberg | Massachusetts |
April 22, 2013
Managing tragedies or natural disasters are some of the toughest, most complex jobs that confront governors, who must reassure the public while coordinating and executing a response effort in an unforgiving media glare. It’s a moment that can make or break a career.