After a judge ruled that lawmakers had been illegally withholding records such as emails and their daily calendars from the press and public, the Washington legislature rushed through a bill exempting most of those records from the state's Public Records Act. They hailed it as a win for transparency since they'd previously been withholding almost all records. After a public outcry, Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed the bill.
"She's a favorite of the Russians and they have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her so far."
The company says it will sell only tobacco, mint, and menthol pods unless and until the FDA officially approves other varieties.
Chicago Teachers Go on Strike to Demand Higher Pay, Smaller Class Sizes, New Schools, More Staff, and Affordable Housing
More than 300,000 students in Chicago were out of school on Friday as the teachers strike continued.
San Francisco Falafel Shop Owner Says Neighborhood Has Enough Falafel, Asks City to Block Rival Falafel Shop Next Door
San Francisco gives its Planning Commission nearly unlimited discretion to deny or condition permits, making life hell for business owners.