Cook County, Illinois Circuit Court Judge Carl Anthony Walker rejected a lawsuit filed by Chicago residents challenging the city’s “Netflix tax” on streaming audio and video services, ruling in favor of the city and affirming the legality of the levy.
The Montana Public Service Commission met with free-market groups, community members, and industry stakeholders to discuss how state utility regulators can help the Federal Communication Commission administer the Lifeline subsidy program.
The Missouri General Assembly approved a resolution calling on Congress to organize a national convention for drafting an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to set a limit on the number of terms that a person may be elected to Congress.
Gretchen Whitmer, a candidate in the Michigan Democratic Party gubernatorial primary, says she will work to repeal the state’s right-to-work (RTW) law, if selected by her party and elected in November.
The U.S. House of Representatives is considering a bill that would help ensure Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) money goes only to individuals and families in need of taxpayer assistance and create publicly available data-tracking systems.
The city government of Dallas, Texas is seeking bids from private management companies interested in taking over day-to-day operations of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, the 12th-largest such facility in the United States.
Nashville, Tennessee voters rejected a ballot proposal that would have increased several taxes to pay for a new, 26-mile-long, light-rail public transit system and electric-powered buses for the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority.