Apr 23, 2015 The beetle has eaten almost all the host trees, leaving less dead wood to harvest.
Jan 9, 2015 Energy states have tried to diversify. Wyoming and Alaska remain highly reliant on oil revenue.
Jan 6, 2015 When an investment is good for transient energy workers, but not for a small town.
Mar 13, 2014 An assemblyman in California wants citizens to use the wiki model to draft legislation.
Jul 23, 2012 About a year ago a law went into effect called the Plain Writing Act, meant to compel federal agencies into communicating with the public in a more accessible way. Now a nonprofit has come out with its first report card based on the act, and most agencies are not doing very well.
Jun 22, 2012 According to Democratic Congressman Howard Berman, helicopter noise in Southern California is getting way too loud and frequent, and that's why he's pushing for new federal regulations.
Jun 5, 2012 A Senate bill may end $36 million in funding for Republican and Democratic national conventions -- money that pays for everything from patriotic flags to the teleprompter.
May 29, 2012 There's a long list of legislative issues on hold. Blame the upcoming election.
Mar 2, 2012 When you're in pain and in need of treatment, it's hard to pay really close attention to your health care choices. Commentator Renee Lux describes how treating her stiff neck led to a huge hike in her insurance costs.