Amid Health, Privacy Fears, States Are Letting People Reject 'Smart Meters'

  • February 05, 2016
  • Stateline Story
  • By Sarah Breitenbach
Worries over safety and privacy have led some states to allow consumers to refuse smart meters that are designed as more accurate and potentially energy-saving devices. Read More

Teen Dating Violence

  • February 04, 2016
  • Stateline Story
  • By Jen Fifield
Hoping to break the cycle of violence, dozens of states now require schools to teach lessons aimed at preventing teen dating violence, and others may act this year. Read More

Demand-Price Parking

  • February 03, 2016
  • Stateline Story
  • By Rebecca Beitsch
Some cities charge more for metered parking on certain streets and during certain times of the day to reroute drivers to ease congestion and reduce pollution. Read More
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