Friday, May 22, 2015

First Drip (5/22/15): Jim Rogers shames state legislators more

Posted By on Fri, May 22, 2015 at 7:40 AM

Republican state Sen. Bob Rucho proves he's no friend to the solar power industry when he pushed through legislation "that would freeze state mandates for renewable energy production at the current 6 percent level, changing an existing law that raises that requirement in steps to 12.5 percent in 2021." Former Duke CEO Jim Rogers practically wagged his finger at the annual Energy Inc. Conference in Charlotte when he shamed the legislature for taking steps backward.

Google and the Nonprofit Technology Network are coming together to launch the Digital Inclusion Fellowship. In Charlotte, two people will with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and the Urban League of Central Carolinas.

The six Baltimore police officers charged with being responsible for the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray were indicted yesterday.

When the secrets of conservative, anti-gay reality TV stars come to light: Josh Duggar of 19 Kids and Counting quit his job yesterday at the Family Research Council as it came to light he molested underage girls when he was a teenager. He was never charged.

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