Senators To NFL: Drop 'Blackout' Rule Or We MightSenators from both parties warned the National Football League on Thursday to get rid of a four-decade-old TV "blackout" rule or risk congressional action to restrict the league's lucrative antitrust exemption, which allows NFL teams to negotiate radio and television broadcast rights together.
Senators Warn Of Safety Risks At Closed Reactors Five U.S. senators on Friday warned that federal regulators need to keep more emergency and security regulations in place at shuttered nuclear power plants that store tons of spent radioactive fuel.
State Senate Rejects Effort To Ban Plastic Bags State senators rejected a bill Thursday that would have phased out the use of single-use plastic checkout bags in grocery, drug and convenience stores.
Senators Unveil Bipartisan Immigration Reform PlanA group of bipartisan senators formally unveiled their framework for comprehensive immigration reform today, saying they are more optimistic than they have been in years for the chance of passing such legislation.
Army Corps Of Engineers Under Fire For Plowing Wildlife HabitatEnvironmental groups, along with two state senators, want to know why the public wasn’t formally notified before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plowed about 43 acres of wildlife habitat at the Sepulveda Basin.
Nail Polish Manufacturers Could Be Fined Double For MisbrandingCalifornia could double fines on manufacturers who use dangerous chemicals in nail polishes labeled as "nontoxic."
9 Percent: Calif. Voter Approval At Record Low For Boxer, FeinsteinTwo of California's most high-profile lawmakers are quickly losing favor among their constituents.