Borgeas Goes to White House. Talks About Trump Meeting.

State Sen. Andreas Borgeas of Fresno isn't quite sure how he received an invitation to the White House this week. On Wednesday, Borgeas stood behind President Donald Trump while the president signed two executive orders easing government regulations and inc...
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Bill to Ban Most Paper Receipts in California Fails

SACRAMENTO — Those body-length receipts from retail stores are here to stay. A bill before the California Legislature would have banned paper receipts unless requested by a customer. But a legislative committee voted Friday not to send the legislation to th...
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Editorial: SB 1 Is the Same Bad Legislation in a New Dress

Bad legislation is bad legislation. It doesn't matter how many times you try to dress it up. Or bring it back with a new number. SB 1 is not only redundant, anti-science, and a barrier to environmental progress, it would put a brake on California's econo...

Maine is 1st State to Ban Single-Use Foam Containers

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine has banned single-use food and drink containers made from polystyrene foam, commonly known as Styrofoam. Maine now becomes the first state to enact a prohibition, though dozens of communities across the country, including Berkeley and...