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Jackie Speier Moves To End Ban On Shipping Alcohol Through Postal Service

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Francisco/San Mateo, introduced a bill Wednesday evening to lift a ban on shipping alcohol through the U.S. 302 more words


SILVAR REALTORS® take issues to Capitol Hill

On May 11-16, REALTOR® leaders from across the country converged on the nation’s capital to advance key real estate issues with regulators and members of Congress during the National Association of REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. 324 more words

Real Estate

Legislator Demands Department Of Education Investigate For-Profit Chain ITT Technical Institute

Following the Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision earlier this week to file fraud charges against current and former executives with ITT Education Services – the operator of for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute – for their part in concealing problems with company-run student loan programs, one legislator is calling on the Department of Education to further investigate the company. 449 more words

Lesser prairie chicken holding rocket-propelled grenade launcher makes C-SPAN debut

Why yes, there does happen to be some relevant context behind this illustration of a lesser prairie chicken holding a rocket-propelled grenade launcher, though it takes a quick detour to Facebook to find it. 222 more words

US Politics

Quotable Women ~ April 27th

Since President Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in 1963, the gap between men and women’s earnings has narrowed by less than a half-cent per year.

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Vulnerability, Vaginas and Victimization, Oh My!

I’ve been thinking a lot on vulnerability.

Recently I heard Dr. Joy James speak on the Talented Tenth and racist attitudes plaguing society.  She had so much to say, I would listen to her speak over and over again.   651 more words

Being Human.

The Bay Area's Dog Debate

Bay Area dog enthusiasts are up in arms (paws?) over a plan that would greatly reduce the number of sites in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area where their pets could roam leash free. 378 more words

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