The Boca Raton Resort & Club, which opened in 1926 as a 100-room Ritz-Carlton Cloister Inn, will lay off 995 employees on February 6, 2021 because of tourism losses and government actions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In 2019, Michael Dell purchased the Resort and Club via his MSD Partners. The resort now includes 365 acres, three hotels, a marina, convention center, and now sports over 1,000 rooms.
the only Libertarian Party member of Congress, Rep. Justin Amash introduced the Civil Asset Forfeiture Elimination Act to repeal civil asset forfeiture nationwide under the 14th Amendment. Federal, state, and local law enforcement use civil asset forfeiture to take billions of dollars in cash and property from private citizens each year without convicting the owners of any crime.
Lyft and Uber celebrate as California voters see drivers as independent contractors and not employees
California’s Prop 22 was on the ballot for voters in the state to decide whether app based drivers are employees or independent contractors of companies. With 70% of precincts reporting, 58.4 percent of voters have voted in the favor of… Read More ›
In August, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released a final interim regulation to implement the Agriculture Improvement Act (AIA) of 2018’s provisions on hemp. With its regulation came an open period for the public to comment, and U.S. Senator Rand… Read More ›
On October 27, 2020, the Lancaster County District Court in Nebraska denied the city of Lincoln’s motion to dismiss, permitting home baker Cindy Harper’s lawsuit against the city to move forward. Cindy’s lawsuit, brought by the Institute for Justice (IJ) in partnership with Husch Blackwell LLP, challenges Lincoln’s decision to bring back… Read More ›
Yesterday, October 30, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased approach for the safe and responsible resumption of passenger cruises. The Order establishes a framework of workable… Read More ›
Seminole Hard Rock and its Guitar Hotel at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood won two top honors at the Global Gaming Awards 2020 held with G2E in Las Vegas. This year’s virtual ceremony marked the seventh annual Global… Read More ›
The annual ranking of the richest women, produced by Forbes magazine has just been published. And singer Rihanna is in it! Each year, Forbes magazine establishes different rankings , highlighting the world’s greatest fortunes. And guess what, Forbes just made their annual list of… Read More ›
Today, FORTUNE Magazine has announced the 2020 edition of its Most Powerful Women in Business list, which includes 16 Fortune 500 CEOs, and the return of Jane Fraser, who in February 2021 will become the first woman to head a major U.S. bank. Top honors… Read More ›
Yesterday, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that “We have reviewed all of the arguments raised by Defendant-Appellant Maxwell on appeal and find them to be without merit. We DENY the motion to consolidate this appeal with… Read More ›