Maine lawmakers again try to raise teacher pay but questions remain about who will pay for it
Maine’s teacher salaries are lower than those in many other states. A number of options in the Legislature could give them a raise.
Should 17-year-olds vote? California lawmaker tries again to lower voting age
In an effort to boost low youth voter turnout, a California lawmaker introduced a constitutional amendment to lower the voting age to 17. Right now, 16- and 17-year-olds can pre-register to vote.
Endorsement: Proposition CC is fatally flawed; lawmakers should try again
Colorado lawmakers can do better than Proposition CC. We recommend voters mark “no” on their ballots when they arrive in the mail next week and send this complex problem back to the General Assembl…
Legislature looks to Board of Health for medical cannabis rules
The Legislature’s joint medical marijuana committee Wednesday approved a set of nonbinding rules designed to govern laboratory testing and labeling of medicinal products.
Dems should continue to push medical cannabis expansion: Letter
TUESDAY TOPIC: Legislature should override veto of medical cannabis bill
If hemp is legal in Texas, what will come of the state's medical cannabis program?
The state’s Compassionate Use program is already one of the most restrictive in the nation, gives patients with intractable epilepsy access to marijuana-derived oil with up to 0.5% THC. Meanwhile, consumer hemp-derived products available over the counter are virtually the same.
to 20-year-olds tried as juveniles
HARTFORD >> Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, less than three weeks away from the start of the 2017 General Assembly session, made it clear Thursday that he will once again be pushing hard to pass legislation allowing 18- to 20-year-olds to be tried as juveniles. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, fearful it would cost them votes in the November election, believed the legislation was soft on those convicted of crimes.
New York recreational marijuana plan overhauls medical cannabis too: What to know
New York recreational marijuana legislation overhauls medical cannabis: What to know about homegrown marijuana, lobbying, patient eligibility and more
New York marijuana: What to know about politics, money and new medical cannabis legislation
Medical marijuana in NY could be overhauled under legislation partially removed from the controversial push to legalize recreational pot.
OUR OPINION: Input from public should be key part of medical cannabis discussion
We do not quarrel with the decision on Thursday by majority Republican leaders in the Iowa Legislature to not put the state's medical cannabis program on the agenda for interim
Puppy mills: Why NY will try again to ban them
A new bill would prohibit pet stores from selling dogs and other animals that come from so-called puppy mills.
Oakland to try again to buy Coliseum shares before A's [East Bay Times]
Oct. 3–OAKLAND — Days after filing a lawsuit to stop Alameda County from selling its Coliseum complex ownership shares to the Oakland A’s and hours before the start of the A’s wildcard playoff game, the city announced it will return to the negotiating table to try to purchase
EU fails to reach top jobs deal, will try again June 30
BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union leaders failed to reach a deal early Friday on candidates for a full slate of the bloc's top jobs and announced a special summit for June 30 to try and break the deadlock EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the issue was still far too complicated to reconcile with so many competing bids and candidates lined up to replace him, Council President Donald Tusk and four other top jobs. He held out little hope it would be easier…
Medical center named a Top Performer again
Miami County Medical Center has been named a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, marking the third straight year the medical facility has earned the
National authority again places UCD Medical Center in nursing’s top echelon
UC Davis Medical Center leaders announced last week that the institution once again claimed a place among the upper echelon of nursing employers – the top 8 percent in the United States, to be exact – after the American Nurses Credentialing Center renewed its magnet status.
After Spellings exit, UNC must try again to find accord between board and president
UNC President Margaret Spellings resignation after turmoil on board
Maine tries again to enact marijuana rules before 3-year anniversary of legalization vote
Almost three years after Maine voters approved legal adult-use marijuana, the proposed rules for that industry are expected to go before the Legislature as early as next week.
A revolutionary medical treatment has helped two paralyzed people walk again — here's why it's...
The treatment involves the installation of an implant that delivers electrical stimulation directly to the the spinal chord — along with a whole lot of training where researchers help patients go through the motions of standing and walking again.
UC HealthNews : UC Medical Center Again Named Top Hospital for Stroke Care
UC Medical Center honored for the third time with Gold Quality Achievement Award for its commitment to quality stroke care.