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- Utility owner, ex-regulator, lobbyist indicted on bribery, fraud chargesWhat is the difference between misdemeanors and felonies in Arizona? Wochit Former Chairman of the Arizona Corporation Commission Gary Pierce and water company owner George Johnson were indicted this week in federal court on charges of bribery, conspiracy and fraud.
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- A "personal friend" exemption on gifts to Virginia's elected officials leaves open an unlimited loopholeSix years after former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his family began receiving money, loans, vacations, golf outings, designer clothes and a Rolex from a businessman he called a friend, little has changed to prevent such largesse being provided to Virginia's top executive, state officials say.
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- PACE: How Protecting Our Environment Can Help Our EconomyCalifornia has been a guiding light in our nation’s economic recovery. Our state now leads the nation in economic growth and has cut the unemployment rate in half since 2011.
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- State breaks another renewable energy recordA stretch of sunny, windy days, combined with brimming reservoirs at hydroelectricity facilities across the state, helped California reach yet another renewable energy milestone last weekend. Early Saturday afternoon, renewable sources produced a record 67.
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- Taking The Axe To The Environmental Movement: Resolute v. GreenpeaceA major Canadian logger appears to be using a pair of law suits to end the existence of Greenpeace and to stop or curtail pro-environmental activities by other organizations operating in North America, or perhaps, generally. This activity is being carried out by Resolute Forest Products.
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