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July 13, 2018
By Madeline Fry
The San Antonio, Texas City Council approved an ordinance that will require political campaigns to collect and disclose the names, employers, and occupations of individuals donating $100 or more to candidates running for city office.
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Government & Politics
Regulation
July 12, 2018
By Brandi Wielgopolski
The Federal Reserve and Trump administration agencies will solicit public comments on a proposed change to the Volcker Rule, a provision of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, commonly referred to as “Dodd-Frank.”
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FIRE
Regulation
Economy
July 11, 2018
By Ashley Herzog
The Santa Monica, California Rent Control Board will ask the City Council to approve a large expansion of a rent subsidy program for the elderly.
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Economy
Regulation
Taxes
Government Spending
July 11, 2018
By Madeline Fry
Honolulu, Hawaii Mayor Kirk Caldwell rejected a proposed ordinance that would regulate fares charged by Uber, Lyft, and other ridesharing companies.
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Transportation
Regulation
Economy
July 10, 2018
By Joshua Paladino
President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. secretaries of Transportation and Commerce to evaluate and restructure federal restrictions on satellite launches and operation.
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Regulation
June 28, 2018
By Daniel Sutter
Subsidizing building in risky areas is poor policy, but I think that transparency makes direct subsidies a better option.
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Regulation
Taxes
June 15, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
The Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development published a magisterial teaching calling for governments to increase financial regulation.
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Regulation
FIRE
June 13, 2018
By Benjamin Dietderich
The Alaska Legislature approved a bill that would prohibit the use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes in privately owned spaces such as bars, restaurants, and taxis.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
June 11, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
The city of Minneapolis has enacted an ordinance increasing the minimum legal age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products.
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Alcohol & Tobacco
Regulation
June 11, 2018
By Brandon Best
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are collecting signatures to force a vote on a measure to override the Federal Communications Commission’s January decision to implement the Restoring Internet Freedom Order.
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InfoTech & Telecom
Regulation
 

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