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SC senators back big waste companies
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Jason Puhlasky, a lobbyist for the solid waste management industry, said supporters of the legislation only want fair competition. More competition means better prices, he said. “It has a good statewide effect in that it doesn't allow government to …

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West Virginia committee votes to reverse landfill ban on electronics
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… with a screen larger than 4 inches into a landfill. The bill now moves to the full Senate. There are 20 states in the country that have landfill bans on electronics. Print · Print Email · Print Reprints; Print Comments. Filed Under: Landfills, E …

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Lunchtime rundown: education bill marches on, e-waste and pepperoni rolls
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Over on west end of the Capitol, the Senate Government Organization Committee approved a bill that would repeal a two-year-old ban on electronics in state landfills. The bill received unanimous support and garnered no discussion. Sen. Herb Snyder …

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Ridiculous government waste
thehill.com

With all the talk of fiscal cliff, sequestration, the continuing resolution, and raising the debt ceiling (again), I've yet to hear any politician on either side of the aisle focus on government waste. It is fact that both parties so egregiously waste …

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Gun control, gay rights the focus of potential 2016ers
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This week, several possible 2016 candidates took on some of the thorniest issues in politics

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Boehner PAC's ads target Dems over Ryan budget
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Hoping to preempt Dem narrative, Republican group airs ads in Florida, New York, hitting Dems for voting against Ryan budget

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Bloomberg, Biden warn of political price for opposing weapons ban
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Days after lawmakers sidelined a proposed assault weapons ban, Vice President Joe Biden and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday offered a stern warning to Congress: there are still political consequences for opposing the measure.”Even though restrictions on military-style weapons will not be part of the bill that goes to the floor of […]

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