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California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags
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California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The measure, first proposed by Democratic Sen. Alex Padilla of Los Angeles, would prohibit single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and large pharmacies in 2015 and at convenience... Read »

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Pizzi Wins Court Decision Versus Scott

Pizzi Wins Court Decision Versus Scott

The Florida Supreme Court said Monday that Governor Rick Scott must give reason why his office hasn’t lifted the... Read »

Sep 29, 2014
Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Her shadow was one of the last things she saw. The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Dems Say Scott Camp Trying to Intimidate Donors

Dems Say Scott Camp Trying to Intimidate Donors

A nasty contest for governor has become even nastier with accusations that Republican Gov. Rick Scott's... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Hurricane Tax on Insurance Bills Ending

Hurricane Tax on Insurance Bills Ending

Florida's so-called "hurricane tax" will finally come off the insurance bills of its residents. Citizens Property... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Former Va. Senator

Former Va. Senator "Seriously Looking" at White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he is "seriously looking" at a possible presidential run in... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Florida's Governor's Race Too Close to Call: Poll

Florida's Governor's Race Too Close to Call: Poll

The race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Republican-turned-Democrat former Gov. Charlie Crist is too close to... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
Florida Governor's Race 2nd in TV Spending

Florida Governor's Race 2nd in TV Spending

Florida's race between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Republican-turned-Democrat former Gov. Charlie Crist is second... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
FSU Picks Politician As School Pres.

FSU Picks Politician As School Pres.

Florida State University is hiring powerful state Sen. John Thrasher as its next president despite significant... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Hillary to Campaign for Charlie Crist: Report

Hillary to Campaign for Charlie Crist: Report

Former Governor Charlie Crist is getting another boost from the Clinton family. Just a few weeks after headlining a... Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Senator Among Finalists for FSU Job

Senator Among Finalists for FSU Job

Florida State University will consider four finalists for president, including powerful State Sen. John Thrasher. Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Fight Over Redistricting Secret Evidence

Fight Over Redistricting Secret Evidence

A bitter dispute pitting Republican political consultants against groups who challenged Florida's congressional map... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

A federal jury unanimously found former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland guilty on all seven counts in a campaign... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Crist Lays Out Job Creation Plan

Crist Lays Out Job Creation Plan

Former Gov. Charlie Crist is spelling out some of his plans to create jobs. Read »

Sep 17, 2014
NBC 6 Impact with Jackie Nespral - September 14, 2014

NBC 6 Impact with Jackie Nespral - September 14, 2014

NBC 6 Impact with Jackie Nespral - September 14, 2014 Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders "Thinking" About Running for President

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders fueled speculation about his 2016 plans over the weekend, telling "Meet the... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Scott Hits Trail with Christie

Scott Hits Trail with Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie campaigned with Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Friday and did what Florida Republicans... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

Calif. State Sen. Gets Jail Time for Lying About Residence

California State Sen. Rod Wright has been sentenced to 90 days in Los Angeles County jail for lying about his legal... Read »

Sep 12, 2014
Budget Forecast Covers Scott or Crist Plans

Budget Forecast Covers Scott or Crist Plans

A Florida legislative panel is signing off on a new budget forecast that raises questions about whether there... Read »

Sep 10, 2014
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