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  • Pols target tax on home heating (boomers on blood thinners hardest hit)

    12/04/2007 8:08:35 PM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies · 1,134+ views ^ | 12/01/07 | TOM WROBLESKI
    Pols target tax on home heatingSavings to hard-pressed New Yorkers would amount to $300M Saturday, December 01, 2007 By TOM WROBLESKI STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The unseasonably warm weather Staten Island has seen lately doesn't mean that homeowners aren't feeling the pinch of rising energy costs. Before the cold weather settles in for good and really drives up the price of heating oil and gas, three Republican lawmakers are calling on the City Council to eliminate the 4 percent tax on home heating fuel. "Talk is cheap," said state Sen. Andrew Lanza (R-South Shore). "To reduce the skyrocketing cost of...
  • Peta Urges New Orleans Mayor To Abandon Cruel Rat-Poisoning Plan

    04/03/2007 3:55:21 PM PDT · by Coleus · 36 replies · 951+ views
    Peta ^ | 03.21.07 | Stephanie Boyles
    New Orleans, La. -- Today, after learning that New Orleans plans to poison rats living in the city as part of its "Rat Busters" program, PETA fired off a letter to Mayor Ray Nagin urging him to work with PETA to develop a humane, effective program to permanently reduce the rat population instead. PETA points out that poisoning rats is not only cruel but also ineffective. Rats from surrounding areas will simply move in to fill the void left by those who were killed, and as long as habitats such as abandoned buildings and food sources such as garbage are...