Business

Boca Raton Resort & Club to lay off almost 1,000 as a result of COVID-19

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.

Justin Amash introduces bill to end civil asset forfeiture

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.