On Joe Biden’s official website, he mentions setting up a public credit reporting agency run by the federal government. In doing so he links to the Demos.org website and their “Signature Policy” which is to create this government-run credit registry…. Read More ›
Under President Trump, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing to revoke the definition and standard of identity for French dressing. This is shortly after proposing easing regulations on identity standards for frozen cherry pies and potassium chloride (a metal… Read More ›
On December 4, a bipartisan group of California legislators sent Gov. Gavin Newsom a letter urging him to reconsider his order closing outdoor playgrounds as part of his regional stay-at-home order. “While we must appropriately consider best practices to reduce… Read More ›
Yesterday, December 17, 2020, the U.S. Treasury has proposed a rule which would require more intense identification of those transacting in digital coins such as Bitcoin with U.S. financial institutions. Today, tracing Bitcoin transactions is much easier than cash transactions,… Read More ›
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 ›