September 2, 2015

Freddie Gray Case to Move Forward

A Maryland state judge in Baltimore denied a motion to dismiss the charges against the six officers accused in Freddie Gray’s death, and also denied a motion to have Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby recuse herself. The defense had sought Mosby’s recusal because her husband, Nick Mosby, is a councilman in a Baltimore district that experienced… Read more »

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August 27, 2015

Marijuana for the Win!

The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana have collectively raked in at least $200 million in marijuana tax revenue, according to the latest tax data — and they’re putting those dollars to good use. In Colorado, after about a year and a half of legal recreational marijuana sales, the state has collected more than… Read more »

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August 24, 2015

CA Oilfields Won’t Disclose Their Water Use

As millions of people in California face losing access to clean water during the state’s worst drought in history, it’s worth asking: how much of the state’s water is being guzzled up by oil and gas companies? The answer: We don’t know, because oilfield operators are blatantly defying the law by not reporting it –… Read more »

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