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Historically, Burr is looked upon as the bad guy but he led a fascinating, almost adventurous, life abroad. While Burr was publicly vilified, President John Adams always among those who defended him. Gore Vidal 1973 book, “Burr,” is a good summer read unless you prefer books like “Jaws, “The Road,” and other quick reads..
100,000 deaths. But America is a big country and, on the most sensible generalised measure of “excess deaths per million”, Britain’s rate is not just three times America’s but possibly the worst in the world, at 890 against American’s roughly 250. Even its deaths per million are higher than America’s.
BOSTON (AP) A Massachusetts law requiring utilities to purchase more electricity from renewable energy sources has helped make the state more energy efficient but also threatens to increase the delivery costs of electricity by 7 percent over the next four years, Attorney General Martha Coakley told a legislative committee on Wednesday.The Green Communities Act, signed in 2008 by Gov. Deval Patrick, was intended to help Massachusetts wean itself off fossil fuels and reduce emissions that lead to global warming.In remarks prepared for a legislative oversight hearing, Coakley indicated that a review by her office found plenty to like about the three year old law, along with some concerns.”In short, we have found a number of benefits including increased energy efficiency programs that lead to savings for many consumers,” Coakley said. “But we also have found that the (law programs have escalating costs that will cause an increase in electricity rates.”The cost of implementing the law will exceed $4 billion over the next four years, Coakley said, resulting in the estimated 7 percent increase in the total delivered costs of electricity to consumers and businesses.
Two other Republican House members who came in contact with Lewis were told to self quarantine for 14 days, but Democratic lawmakers, some of whom also had contact with Lewis or with the two other Republicans before May 20, say they first learned of the positive test result on Wednesday. Respond to China Hong Kong power grab?China legislature on Thursday approved a controversial national security law that gives the mainland government new powers to police subversion and foreign intervention in Hong Kong. Critics of the new law say it a violation of the “one country, two systems” agreement that has granted Hong Kong certain levels of autonomy like its own police force and judicial system since the island became part of China in 1997 after more than a century of British rule.