Commentary: Regulation and Democracy

Regulation

---Print Article---Americans have a noted ambivalence about their relationship to government.  At times, government is used as the vehicle to achieve the collective values of More...

Southern Oregon’s GMO-free ballot initiative faces stiff opposition

GMO

---Print Article---A county ballot measure seeking to ban genetically modified organism seed in southern Oregon is attracting opposition throughout the state and from donors More...

Idaho lawmaker advances bill to nullify EPA’s regulations

EPA-litigation

---Print Article---A Republican state legislator from Idaho has authored a bill that would nullify Environmental Protection Agency regulations throughout the state.  Rep. Paul More...

Detroit files plan to emerge from bankruptcy

---Print Article--- Detroit files plan to emerge from bankruptcy (via AFP) The city of Detroit filed a plan Friday to emerge from the biggest municipal bankruptcy in US history More...

NJ Supreme Court disciplines judge

---Print Article--- NJ Supreme Court disciplines judge for aiding girlfriend (via NJ.com) The New Jersey Supreme Court has disciplined a state judge for asking the Nutley school More...

Commentary: Regulation and Democracy

Regulation

---Print Article---Americans have a noted ambivalence about their relationship to government.  At times, government is used More...

What soft drink taxes are really about

What soft drink taxes are really about -- By Grant David Gillham

---Print Article---Throughout history, governments always want money, lots of it. Our modern day elected officials More...

Clinton, Polls Targeted As Republicans Revive Scandals

Republicans are reviving well-worn political scandals as they bid to seize control of Congress in mid-term...

President Barack Obama Obama To Hit California Fundraising Trail

President Obama heads west on Wednesday for a three-day California trip devoted largely to campaign fundraising....

Politics in Illinois: The broom of the system

BRUCE RAUNER, a wealthy venture capitalist, won the Republican primary in Illinois last week. This sets...

Timber tax bill submitted in Oregon Legislature

Oregon-Forest

---Print Article---A new bill introduced in February to the Oregon State Legislature would create a severance More...

Duke Raked Over the Coals for 35 Million Gallon Ash Spill

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina, February 26, 2014 (ENS) – An estimated 35 million gallons of arsenic-contaminated water and ash has spilled into..

Obama Warns Canada, Mexico on Climate Impacts of Keystone XL

TOLUCA, Mexico, February 20, 2014 (ENS) – Without revealing any decision, President Barack Obama Wednesday made his strongest statement to date..

Lawmakers Want GAO To Study Federal Employee Morale

Workers-Employees

---Print Article--- Lawmakers want GAO to study federal employee morale (via Federal Daily) Three House Democrats More...

Can An Employer Test for Nicotine?

You have rights, but so do businesses. Columnist David Lazarus answers this consumer question in a one-minute video. For more: http://lat.ms/1iHRtxa..

Bill would let VA secretary fire SES employees

The chairman of the House Committee on Veterans Affairs introduced a bill that would give the secretary of the Department of..
litigation

Does Aereo’s Internet TV service violate network copyright? SCOTUS to decide

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether Aereo violates network copyrights when it..

Health Insurance Exchange

Law professor sees trouble brewing along the Health Insurance Exchange horizon, but is the sky falling?

What will happen across Main Street and Corporate America if public health insurance exchange (HIX) enrollment for 2014 ends..
litigation

Pimp sues Nike for $100 million

A Portland, Ore., pimp sentenced to 100 years in prison for beating a john with his shoe sued Nike for failing..