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Look for tree frogs in the Pine Barrens on June 16
Join The New Jersey Conservation Foundation at the Franklin Parker Preserve in Chatsworth, N.J., from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. June 16, to look and listen for the tree frogs. Russell Juelg, land steward and ... read more
Petitioners submit five ballot initiatives to secretary of state's office
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Republicans for Raising the Gas Tax?
"I don’t favor increasing any tax," he said, "but I think we have to look at all the options ... The politicos who manage the fund are looking for ways to fill that pot. That’s the policy reason. But ... read more
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Marijuana and you
The most glaring gap — and one of the most heavily discussed by legislators and ... land-use permits for marijuana shops until Oct. 19, 2015. Another discussion to be had is whether a sin tax, like th... read more
Montana will cut services, lay off more than 20 employees to balance budget
In case that happened, legislators ... like increasing the tobacco tax and closing tax loopholes for corporations. “It means they’ve made the decision to implement cuts,” Villa said. Now it’s unclear ... read more
NY state senate votes against equality
Yesterday, the New York State Senate voted down a bill that would have allowed same-sex marriage, by 38-24. Not surprisingly, political party was the overwhelming determinant of the vote: while some D... read more
Add to Illinois notebook
BASKETBALL: Chatham Glenwood sophomore guard Peyton Allen, who has received interest from Illinois, has a scholarship offer from Oklahoma State. Allen attended Oklahoma State midnight madness. Allen a... read more
A revenue and legalization lesson from FDR
He also has an offer from a group call Let Us Pay Taxes, which claims to represent the marijuana industry and is willing to ... a lower tax than many states and localities put on tobacco, you’d still ... read more
Are our laws prepackaged or homegrown? Does it matter?
Maine’s new political majority — with some help from the American Legislative Exchange Council, a Washington, D.C.-based conservative lobbying group — set the agenda on a whole host of issues, many of ... read more
I'll Be on Reddit Tomorrow (Wednesday) for an "Ask Me Anything"
On June 13 r/legaladvice will be very pleased to host an "AMA" by UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh. Professor Volokh teaches free speech law, tort law, religious freedom law, church-state relations la... read more
Capital High student removed from class after posting Snapchat video holding a pistol
A Capital High School student was removed from class on Tuesday after posting a Snapchat video with a pistol in it. Helena Public Schools Superintendent Jack Copps said the district received a report ... read more
Here’s what real science says about the role of CO2 as Earth’s preeminent climatic thermostat
As always, I expected skeptical pushback — but nothing as extreme as this: As CO2 has had no noticeable effect on climate in 600 million years, until 15- 20 years ago, when carbon tax was invented ... ... read more