Author: Staff Report

Opinion: Why the 99 Percent Keeps Losing

by Robert Kuttner Our current political situation is unprecedented. The vast majority of Americans keep falling behind economically because of changes in society’s ground rules, while the rich get even richer — yet this situation doesn’t translate into a winning…

Microbeads are banned in cosmetics

A bill Assembly Democrats Patrick Diegnan, Paul Moriarty, Tim Eustace, Linda Stender, Marlene Caride and Shavonda Sumter sponsored to address the growing environmental concerns over beauty products containing microbeads is now law. The measure was amended to concur with the…

Colorado cashing in on legal marijuana

The legalization of marijuana in Colorado has led to commercial success that surprised even the most optimistic supporters. Since the state expanded regulation of medical marijuana in 2014 to include its recreational use, businesses, sales and tax receipts from the…