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  • March 29, 2017

    OIG Inquiry Sends Message To Trump On Undermining ACA

    An Office of Inspector General inquiry into the Trump administration’s elimination of Affordable Care Act advertising underscores the political risks of not steadfastly implementing the law, experts say.

  • March 29, 2017

    Ex-Rep. Schock Says DOJ's Insider Flouted Constitution

    Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., said in filings Tuesday that the government’s suit accusing him of stealing from campaign committees and government funds is resting on the shaky foundation of a young staffer-turned-snitch who crossed constitutional lines to get dirt on his ex-boss.

  • March 29, 2017

    Seattle Sues Trump Over 'Sanctuary Cities' Funding Threat

    The city of Seattle is the latest municipality to take aim at President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities, filing a lawsuit in Washington federal court Tuesday alleging the order violates the Tenth Amendment and puts as much as $155 million of the city's federal funding at stake. 

  • March 29, 2017

    Fla. Bill Could Increase Personal Injury Damages Awards

    A bill that would expand prejudgment interest for prevailing plaintiffs mandatory in all civil suits, including personal injury and wrongful death claims, passed favorably out of a Florida Senate committee Wednesday.

  • March 29, 2017

    Wash. Tribes Escape Sanctions In Cigarette Sales Row

    A Washington federal judge refused Wednesday to sanction attorneys for members of four Native American tribes who unsuccessfully tried to block state employees from pursuing criminal cases for the illegal sale of cigarettes on Indian land, finding that arguments made in their proposed third amended complaint weren't frivolous.

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