By FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press
May 5, 2015 8:43 p.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions Tuesday on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents to deeper conservation.
By Emma Brown, The Washington Post
May 5, 2015 8:28 p.m.
WASHINGTON — A dozen civil rights groups issued a statement Tuesday criticizing the growing movement of parents who refuse to allow their children to take standardized tests, saying the anti-test push "would sabotage important data and rob us of the right to know how our students are faring."
Anybody who works to alleviate hunger will tell you the need isn't declining. According to nationwide nonprofit Feeding America, there are upward of 66,000 "food insecure" people in Clark County — people who don't always have access to sufficient and nutritious food.
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, said Tuesday there are "no hard feelings" between her and the local GOP, even though the Clark County Republican Party considered formally rebuking her earlier this year.