by Amelia Rosch Posted on November 18, 2014
A similar ban in Los Angeles was found to be illegal earlier this year.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 18, 2014
When it comes to fracking near grade schools across America, not all children are created equal.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 18, 2014 Updated: November 18, 2014
Out of the 352,784 students in California who attend school within one mile of an oil or gas well, 79 percent are non-white, while 60 percent are Hispanic.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on November 11, 2014 Updated: November 12, 2014
Illinois made the fourth largest cuts to mental health care services between 2009 and 2012.
by Bryce Covert Posted on November 10, 2014 Updated: November 10, 2014
The city passed two different ordinances aimed at clearing out the homeless population.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on November 7, 2014 Updated: November 7, 2014
Officials aren't wasting any time in moving to shorten thousands of prison sentences and correct the records of millions.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 6, 2014
With 2014 almost concluded, the chances are now overwhelming that it will beat out 1934 as the hottest year ever recorded in the state.
by Alison Cassady - Guest Contributor Posted on November 5, 2014
In California, Ohio, and Texas, citizens in four localities voted to ban hydraulic fracturing, challenging the balance of power between state officials in charge of regulating drilling and local communities concerned about the potential risks.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on November 5, 2014 Updated: November 5, 2014
The oil giant spent upwards of $3 million on mayoral and select city council races, but Richmond voters wholly rejected that effort.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on November 5, 2014 Updated: November 6, 2014
Berkeley has done what dozens of cities and states have unsuccessfully attempted: impose a measure that would reduce consumption and raise revenue.