STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Feds tell states to share education funding with private schools .... Pennsylvania environmental enforcement down … Weekend fire at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco will devastate the seafood industry.
In Colorado and Washington, residents this fall voted to either constrain state tax revenues or cut fees, even as Democratic lawmakers argue the money is needed to support education and transportation programs.
Colorado is on the front lines in dealing with how marijuana use affects surgery. Lessons learned on operating tables and in recovery rooms have prompted calls for more research on marijuana nationwide.
Following in the path of lawsuits brought against tobacco companies in the 1990s, cities and states are seeking to use the courts to hold fossil fuel companies liable for damages caused by climate change.