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California’s Net Neutrality Bill Has Strong Zero Rating Protections for Low-Income Internet Users, Yet Sacramento May Ditch Them to Appease AT&T

California’s net neutrality bill, S.B. 822, is often referred to as the “gold standard” of state-based net neutrality laws. The bill tackles the full array of issues the FCC had addressed right up until the end of 2016 before it … Continue reading

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The National Safety Council wants to apply Vision Zero Strategies at National level

Vision Zero is a road safety program that was first started in Sweden and then successfully applied in many other European countries. When Bill de Blasio became the mayor of New York, he also implemented a Vision Zero strategy for … Continue reading

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State Attorneys General Zero in on Elder Abuse, Health Services Industry Practices

The 2018 National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Presidential Initiative, “Protecting America’s Seniors: Attorneys General United Against Elder Abuse,” has come to a close with a summit held April 17-18 in Manhattan, Kansas, capping off an eight-month campaign during which … Continue reading

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Portland Pedestrian Deaths Highlight the Importance of Vision Zero

Over a two-week period earlier this month five pedestrians were killed on Portland’s streets, an extraordinary number for such a short period of time. One other pedestrian and three motorists had also died in Portland during the first 10 weeks … Continue reading

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Human Net Zero and Climate Net Zero

This is another follow-up to my posts this week about the influence of carbon sinks on emission reduction goals. Let’s just start from the state of the carbon sinks right now. If I am not in error, they have been … Continue reading

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