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Today’s lesson in open government
For one, this is an opportunity to remind everyone that when you communicate with legislators, it’s like sending a postcard and not a letter ... legislative-secrecy bill' Editorial: 'Not "veto-proof": ... read more
30-day sentence for teen in attack
He told The Journal Gazette days after the attack he was lured to the creek by a white teen who told him his girlfriend was ... Gardner and his mother read statements as Leazier sat just a few feet ... read more
16 & 17-Year-Olds May Vote In Brattleboro, Vermont, & This May Actually Be A Really Good Idea
While Brattleboro teens would still have to wait to turn 18 before voting for the governor of Vermont and president of the United States, local lawmakers are suggesting ... sometimes far away from ... read more
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Drinking hand sanitizer sends Calif. teens to hospital drunk, doctors warn
The idea may sound repulsive to most people, but California doctors are warning parents of what may be a fast-growing dangerous trend after six local ... proof, whereas a shot of hard liquor such as ... read more
These teens marched for gun laws. They were just getting warmed up.
As she and her classmates called for tighter gun restrictions in news interviews and in meetings with lawmakers ... with their local assembly member. “One of the biggest problems we’re seeing in our ... read more
Sacramento’s ‘community of victims’ fight law shortening sentences for young killers
“I understand the concern that just when we give judges discretion (with Proposition 57) we take it away from them. But I think there ... Attorneys for the Rocklin teen wanted the deal thrown out in ... read more
NY's property-tax cap just got stronger. Here's how.
Cuomo and lawmakers approved the ... be required to offer more services to teens who are diverted away from adult courts and prisons. Cuomo's original proposal in January called for counties to have ... read more
Texas lawmakers prepared to pull funding for $10 million steroid testing system for high school athletes
And after spending $10 million testing more than 63,000 students to catch just ... should be a local decision. By 2007, headlines of performance-enhancing drug abuse in professional sports and a push ... read more
Meet the Teenagers Leading a Climate Change Movement
The core organizing group of about 20 met with almost 40 federal lawmakers about their platforms ... from fossil fuel industries or having local communities build their own solar or wind grids. “We’re ... read more
KCRA investigates: Are movies getting too loud?
Maybe they are just trying to appeal to noise-hungry teenage boys?" Yarborough said.As for Yarborough's lawsuit, it was dismissed because he couldn't prove his ... children and teens -- "Insurgent" ... read more
High school track star overcomes homelessness, receives college scholarship
"It was late September that things just started getting strange ... to get me through all this pain.'" The teen says God and running track helped her get through the difficult times. "Like they say, ... read more
House Speaker Paul Ryan was the biggest fraud in American politics
Need proof? A new coalition of budget watchdogs tell Whispers ... risk his speakership can know that at the end of the day, he was happy to throw it away anyway; he just forgot to help them. Though in ... read more