Cap and trade lives on through the states Politico Many people in Washington think of cap and trade as a carbon-cutting strategy that died in the Senate four years ago. But in fact, it’s alive and well in much of the country. Advocates say it’s working.
Minnesota 'unsession' dumps 1,175 obsolete laws St. Paul Pioneer Press It's no longer a crime in Minnesota to carry fruit in an illegally sized container. The state's telegraph regulations are gone. And it's now legal to drive a car in neutral -- if you can figure out how to do it.
Soda tax falls flat in Illinois House committee Chicago Sun-Times A bid to fight obesity through taxing sweetened drinks lost its fizz Tuesday as a House committee rejected a plan that could have injected $600 million into the state treasury.
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Performance funding aimed at aiding future workplace needs Realizing the negative effect a shortage of educated workers will have on economic competitivenes, many states have implemented a range of policies to proactively address this gap and make their higher education systems more productive.