As the trend of mandatory drug take-back programs spreads across the country, new polling data shows that an overwhelming majority of American consumers say they have no interest in the programs due to the increased health care costs.
The number of local governments looking to mandate that drug manufacturers pay for environmentalist-crafted programs to collect and dispose of unused prescription drugs is growing even as the legality of the law is being examined by the U.S. Supreme Court.
The University of California, Berkeley, misused nearly $2 million in taxpayer funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) on unallowable salaries for researchers and alcohol purchases.
The University of California (UC) Riverside is under fire for offering students a new course about Israeli “apartheid” that critics describe as anti-Semitic and in violation of school policy prohibiting political indoctrination in the classroom, according to course materials and sources familiar with the situation.
Silicon Valley has long been as well known for its political leanings as for its technical innovations. But, much like Hollywood, conservatives and libertarians aren’t absent from the mix. Instead they’re hiding.
A federal court on Tuesday blocked efforts by officials in California to force a conservative group to hand over the names of its donors, saying the order could violate those donors’ First Amendment rights.
Environmentalist billionaire Tom Steyer wanted to be a big player in the 2014 midterm election, but ended up spending tens of millions of dollars without much to show for it. Steyer was by far the biggest political donor of the cycle, contributing a whopping $74 million to Democratic candidates and outside groups in a futile effort to stop the GOP wave.
Steyer is currently thinking about running for Senate in California in the race to replace Barbara Boxer. He seems pretty serious about it, and has even commissioned a poll that found Steyer would be a “strong contender to win,” in part because people in California obsessed with the environment.