Joan Lowy and Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 3:50pm
A U.N. panel on Monday proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and three years later for designs already in production.
Chesapeake Energy sought to assure investors Monday that it is not planning to file for bankruptcy protection. The announcement came after a news report that said it hired a law firm spooked investors and sent its stock plummeting.
The Idaho Senate has approved legislation to bring the state's tax code in line with federal rules, a move estimated to cost Idaho roughly $46 million over two years. House lawmakers spiked a prior version of the legislation earlier this year after objecting to the bill's removal of unenforceable language banning same-sex couples from filing joint tax returns.
John Hanna, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 3:31pm
The University of Kansas could be forced to raise private funds to help pay off $327 million in bonds for construction projects under a measure a state Senate committee added Monday to budget legislation.
Dave Gram, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 3:20pm
The Vermont attorney general's office has dropped its criminal investigation into whether an environmental activist has operated as a lawyer without a law license in her advocacy for critics of large-scale wind and solar power projects before state regulators.
Summer Ballentine, Associated Press | Posted Feb 8th - 2:01pm
As opioid overdoses increasingly draw attention in Congress and statehouses across the U.S., Missouri lawmakers are again considering a proposal for a prescription monitoring program that would bring the state in line with all others.