Washington State voters received their mail ballots last week, their chance to vote on I-522, a statewide ballot measure that would require labeling of all genetically engineered food.
More than the climate is changing. A packed town hall meeting on climate change and infrastructure needs showed a growing level of concern and unity between labor and the environmental movement.
"These were the original verses, which Woody had written. He sang them several different ways. The way I learned it is how he wrote it, mentioning private property."
When Governor Jerry Brown put his signature on Senate Bill 2X April 12, California became No. 1 in the nation in its commitment to renewable energy.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has a new limited energy bill that includes no curbs on carbon emissions - but Republicans, and some Democrats, don't like this bill either.
United Streetcar, a union company in Portland, Ore., and wholly owned subsidiary of Oregon Iron Works, has built the first American-made streetcar in over half a century.
Steelworkers and environmentalists had a lot riding on the bill, but it came up against an army of oil and coal industry lobbyists and a wall of opposition from Senate Republicans.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At the NAACP's 101st Annual Convention here, political and community leaders from across the country discussed the impact green jobs could have on communities of color.
WASHINGTON - "We are the change, we have the power," Campaign for America's Future co-director Robert Borosage told progressive leaders and activists from around the country today.
WASHINGTON - Truck-driver Porfirio Diaz brought the 3,500 delegates at the Good Jobs, Green Jobs national conference here to their feet May 5 with his harrowing story of the struggle he and his fellow drivers are waging for union rights and clean air in the Port of Oakland in California.