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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
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May 22, 2017
California Cities Consider New Wave of Smoking Bans
Following the implementation of a ban on tobacco and e-cigarette use in Novato, California in January, lawmakers in neighboring cities are considering similar bans on tobacco and e-cigarette use in public and private spaces.
Economy
May 22, 2017
Court Date Imminent for Baltimore Food-Truck Lawsuit
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh announced the creation of 10 new “food truck zones” where such operations will be allowed.
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May 19, 2017
House Democrats Urge Committee Chairs to Stall Dodd-Frank Repeal
Democratic Party members of the U.S. House of Representatives are urging committee chairmen to stall the progress of House Resolution 10, the Financial CHOICE Act, after the House Financial Services Committee voted in April to allow the bill to proceed.
FIRE
May 17, 2017
Congress, Trump Consider Splitting Commercial and Investment Banking
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says President Donald Trump supports “a 21st century Glass-Steagall,” referring to proposals to restore financial regulations prohibiting banks from engaging in commercial and investment banking.
FIRE
May 2, 2017
Greece on Collision Course With Creditors
Will Greece avoid financial disaster one more time by somehow pulling one more rabbit out of a hat? It seems unlikely, but we shall know fairly soon.

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FIRE
May 22, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Following the implementation of a ban on tobacco and e-cigarette use in Novato, California in January, lawmakers in neighboring cities are considering similar bans on tobacco and e-cigarette use in public and private spaces.
May 22, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh announced the creation of 10 new “food truck zones” where such operations will be allowed.
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May 19, 2017
By Lindsey Curnutte
Democratic Party members of the U.S. House of Representatives are urging committee chairmen to stall the progress of House Resolution 10, the Financial CHOICE Act, after the House Financial Services Committee voted in April to allow the bill to proceed.
May 17, 2017
By Leo Pusateri
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says President Donald Trump supports “a 21st century Glass-Steagall,” referring to proposals to restore financial regulations prohibiting banks from engaging in commercial and investment banking.
May 2, 2017
By Edmund Contoski
Will Greece avoid financial disaster one more time by somehow pulling one more rabbit out of a hat? It seems unlikely, but we shall know fairly soon.
April 26, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Lawyers for the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an amicus brief opposing a decision by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), switching sides in a lawsuit over the constitutionality of the structure of the independent government agency.
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April 24, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
The Indiana Senate approved a bill blocking local governments in the state from preventing homeowners from using Airbnb and other peer-to-peer economy companies.
March 2, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The Florida Legislature is considering a bill that would prevent local governments from enacting regulations effectively banning homeowners from using Airbnb and other peer-to-peer economy companies.
February 28, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
North Carolina lawmakers are considering a bill to ask voters to approve new restrictions on local and state governments’ power to seize and resell people’s private property to private developers.
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January 26, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
An online cryptocurrency exchange company is vowing to fight a federal agency’s efforts to compel the release of millions of consumers’ private data and metadata.