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August 23, 2016
By Dotty Young
Both major political parties are embracing the idea of using the Article V amendment process to enact constitutional changes, but they disagree on what changes should be made to how the federal government operates.
January 26, 2015
By Dotty Young
In late January, the New Orleans City Council approved a sweeping ban on smoking in the city, outlawing all cigarette and e-cigarette use in all privately owned bars and clubs, public recreational areas, sports arenas, and movie theaters.
January 21, 2015
By Dotty Young
A proposal President Obama announced in his 2015 State of the Union address in late January would increase taxes on some taxpayers by $320 billion, offsetting tax relief measures he says are targeted at middle-class Americans.
December 4, 2014
By Dotty Young
A team of New York-based researchers has found policies intended to preserve historic neighborhoods resulted in depressed economic activity, as such regulations discourage developers from investing in the communities.

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