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August 16, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
New York state Assemblyman Richard Gottfried (D¬¬¬–Manhattan) announced he will sponsor a bill to allow public-sector unions in the state to receive taxpayer funding to reimburse the costs of collective bargaining and contract administration.
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Employment
Law
Government Spending
August 13, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
Two cases challenging the constitutionality of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may require the U.S. Supreme Court to resolve conflicts between earlier decisions reached by judges in lower courts.
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FIRE
Regulation
Law
July 25, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
Cole County, Missouri Circuit Court Judge Jon Beetem dismissed a lawsuit challenging the General Assembly’s May 2017 approval of a resolution calling on Congress to convene an convention drafting an amendment to impose federal fiscal restraints.
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Constitutional Reform
Law
July 20, 2018
By H. Sterling Burnett, Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
“The Al Gore alarmists are on a losing streak that will continue because they don’t have the science, the economics, or the law on their side.” - Tim Huelskamp
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Environment
Climate Change
Energy
Law
July 17, 2018
By Liam Siger
If one asked a liberal strategist their opinion on President Donald Trump’s recent Supreme Court nomination, the lyrics to R.E.M.’s “It’s the End of the World as We Know It,” might be their retort.
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Law
July 12, 2018
By Samantha Fillmore
States can require out-of-state businesses to collect and remit sales taxes on purchases made by in-state consumers, the U.S. Supreme Court decided.
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Taxes
Law
InfoTech & Telecom
July 12, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled governments may not deduct union dues from the paychecks of public sector employees without their consent.
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Employment
Law
Government Spending
July 12, 2018
By Josh Brown
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair is effectively a new tax that will enrich state governments at the expense of the public.
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Taxes
Law
InfoTech & Telecom
July 12, 2018
By Madeline Fry
The Oklahoma Supreme Court disallowed a ballot question that would have given voters the opportunity to decide whether to accept a set of tax increases the state government enacted earlier this year.
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Taxes
Government & Politics
Education
Law
July 6, 2018
By Nancy J. Thorner
Washington is abuzz over the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
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Law
Government & Politics
 

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