“We’ll go to the mat to defend our nation's Clean Car Standards against any illegal dismantling by the Trump Administration, including this latest unfounded lawsuit by its transparent allies,” California Attorney General Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraOVERNIGHT ENERGY: States, green groups sue Trump over rollback of Obama fuel efficiency regulations | Oil lobby says low prices still hurting industry | Conservative group wants Trump to go further in rolling back key environmental law States, green groups sue Trump over rollback of Obama fuel efficiency regulations Ripple Effect: When politics ignores science, it jeopardizes local clean water MORE said in a release. … [Read more...] about Eighteen states fight conservative think tank effort to freeze fuel efficiency standards
“Our process is to, first and foremost, educate and inform our community of the health order. If there are ongoing violations, we will provide verbal and written warnings, and as a last resort, when necessary, enforce the law,” Navarro said. “We ask our community to continue voluntary compliance with the order.” … [Read more...] about Sonoma County sheriff criticizes county’s health order, says he won’t enforce it
The virus “will accelerate the expansion of sports betting and online casinos in the next 12 to 24 months,” said Chris Krafcik, a managing director with Eilers & Krejcik Gaming, which tracks sports and internet betting legislation in the U.S. “Both activities provide states, whose economies have been massively disrupted by the outbreak, the opportunity to capture new revenue immediately in the form of upfront license fees, and over time through taxes.” … [Read more...] about Virus could lead more states to OK sports, online betting
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving the money to Wabanaki Health and Wellness. The money is intended to “prepare, prevent and respond to COVID-19 in rural tribal communities in Maine,” the federal agency said in a statement. … [Read more...] about After symptoms close state facility, workers test negative
“The State Department has taken the position that they need a uniform policy that is consistent across the board,” Paul D. Castillo, senior attorney for Lambda Legal, told The Daily Beast. “They certainly have no appetite for their process to apply to only one person. What that means is that if they issue a passport with, say, an ‘X’ marker to Dana—in terms of their need for uniformity, I think it would clearly implicate changing the policy so other applicants can secure a gender marker other than male or female.” … [Read more...] about Will the State Department Fight Non-Binary Passports?