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FPL Proposes Community Investment to Spur Solar Build Out

In a new pilot program by Florida Power & Light, consumers have a unique opportunity to support the build out of solar energy in their communities by paying an additional $9.00 per month to underwrite the costs of building ...
by Malik Shareef
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Internet taxation threatens commerce and online engagement.

Ban Internet Taxation, Says Diverse Group to Hill

A bi-partisan group of multicultural stakeholders united in asking congressional leadership to permanently extend the moratorium on Internet taxation by passing the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (H.R. 3086) and the Interne...
by Kristal High
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Leading Civil Rights Advocates Challenge FCC Rule Comprising Constitutional Freedoms

The nation’s largest civil rights groups recently wrote the Federal Communications Commission protesting a proposed staff recommendation that would require respondents to Commission proceedings to engage in “enhanced disclo...
by Kristal High
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As Obamacare sign up deadline nears, Latino support for law declines

With the March 31 deadline almost here, there has been a big push in the Latino community to get people signed up for Obamacare. The Latino community is one of the most uninsured in the nation, and with the population being rel...
by Adriana Maestas
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California quakes put the focus on fracking

This month California was hit with two moderate sized earthquakes. On March 17 in West Los Angeles, a 4.4 quake hit, and then in La Habra, a 5.1 quake hit on March 28. Seismic activity is nothing new in California, which is hom...
by Adriana Maestas
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Local VA Officials to Host 3 Health Care Enrollfest Events Before Deadline

#ENROLLFEST. With only two days to the deadline and 6 million signed up, Rep. Bobby Scott and a group of local elected officials hosted a well attended enrollfest event today in Petersburg, Va.  The event is one of four in Vir...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Was the Netflix-Comcast Deal Inevitable?

Stop me if you’ve been here before; it’s a weeknight, nothing’s on TV, you’ve had a rough day, and it’s time to just relax on the couch.  You turn on Netflix, time to binge watch House of Cards for, oh, say the next ...
by Kristian Ramos
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Report: racial disparities in discipline and access to preschool persist

A new report was released on Friday showing that in U.S. public schools are inequitable when it comes to access to preschool and discipline. According to the Los Angeles Times: “Two-fifths of the nation’s public sch...
by Adriana Maestas
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