New York Lawmakers Reach Deal on ‘Millionaires’ Tax’

Via the NY Times: Gov. David A. Paterson and leaders of the Legislature have reached a deal to temporarily raise taxes on New York’s highest earners in order to close the state’s yawning budget deficit, lawmakers and officials involved in the talks said on Saturday. The new plan, which would … Continue reading

Go Dark for Earth Hour

Around the world today, cities and towns are participating in Earth Hour:  “8:30PM local time, wherever you live on planet earth, turn off your lights for Earth Hour.” From an Antarctic research base to the Great Pyramids of Egypt and beyond, the world switched off the lights on Saturday for … Continue reading

Effort Launched to Recall Schwarzenegger

San Bernadino County resident, Edwin Snell has launched an effort to recall Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Top Of The Ticket reports that Snell “has garnered the 50 necessary signatures for a notice of intent to circulate a recall petition against the governor.” That announcement came today from California Secretary of State … Continue reading