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Budget Achieves Big Conservative Wins

News & Record 26 Sep 2023
The bill also reduces the state franchise tax and repeals most privilege taxes, both welcome reforms ... The bill clarifies that local governments have no legal authority to impose minimum wages on private firms and that state agencies have no legal authority to impose cap-and-trade programs or new rules on auto emissions.

Joe Biden has done NOTHING to solve border crisis despite crazy WH claims

New York Post 26 Sep 2023
He’s finding or creating ways to get various groups “legal” status so his Department of Homeland Security can report fewer illegal migrants “encountered” and admitted into the interior ... Because Congress won’t pass a bill giving everyone in the country legal status, Biden refuses to do anything about border security.

Lawmakers endorse age verification for pornographic websites

Victoria Advocate 25 Sep 2023
(The Center Square) – Approved legislation to require age verification to access pornographic websites in North Carolina may face a legal challenge if it becomes law ... That support could come into play if the bill becomes law, as numerous states that have enacted similar requirements have faced legal challenges.

Echoes reverberating around Courtroom No 1

The News International 25 Sep 2023
Around this stage of legal deliberation, there’s an atmosphere thick with controversy, like the charged atmosphere before a storm ... In this tale of legal drama, the plot thickened with the arrival of the ‘Supreme Court Practice & Procedure Bill, 2023’ ... A critical juncture beckons in this landscape of legal intricacies and constitutional discourse.

North Carolina budget achieves big conservative wins

The Robesonian 25 Sep 2023
The bill also reduces the state franchise tax and repeals most privilege taxes, both welcome reforms ... The bill clarifies that local governments have no legal authority to impose minimum wages on private firms and that state agencies have no legal authority to impose cap-and-trade programs or new rules on auto emissions.

Newsom signs trio of bills on LGBTQ youth after controversial veto

The Hill 25 Sep 2023
Gavin Newsom (D) signed a trio of bills supporting LGBTQ youth one day after vetoing a bill that would have required judges to consider whether parents have affirmed the gender identity of their children amid custody disputes ... Newsom said he couldn't support the bill because of its efforts to change legal standards for another branch of government.

‘Drain on your resources’: Trump rally costs Michigan city thousands in police bills

Raw Story 25 Sep 2023
Secret Service, which provides him primary protection, are legally obligated to reimburse localities ... bill the Trump and Secret Service, Walsh said ... From far-right Republican Ted Cruz to far-left Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, some presidential candidates have in recent years voluntarily paid public safety bills using campaign money.

Getty Images Promises Its New AI Contains No Copyrighted Art

Slashdot 25 Sep 2023
Peters says companies that want to use generative AI want total legal certainty they won't face expensive copyright lawsuits. [...] The legal challenges have ... Microsoft recently announced it will also foot any copyright legal bills for clients using its text-based generative models.

IUMI explores the implications of digitalization on marine insurance

SAFETY4SEA 25 Sep 2023
Today, we heard from the Digital Container Shipping Association on its progress to implement fully electronic bills of lading ... A few days ago, the Electronic Trade Documents Act came into force in the United Kingdom, giving legal recognition in English law to electronic trade documents, including electronic bills of lading.

Out in the World: LGBTQ news from Europe and Asia

Washington Blade 25 Sep 2023
The sweeping reform bill modifies the Gender Recognition Act, signed into law in 2004, by allowing trans Scots to gain legal recognition without the need for a medical diagnosis ... PinkNewsUK reported the legislation itself was not discussed, with the case instead focusing on whether or not the Jack had the legal right to veto the bill.

Three-pronged fight vs drugs proposed

The Manila Times 25 Sep 2023
SEN ... "Most of them are merely victims .". Go has filed a bill to institutionalize a technical vocational education and livelihood program for rehabilitated drug dependents ... The senator filed Senate Bill (SB) 422, which aims to provide free legal assistance to the country's uniformed personnel, particularly those wrongfully accused ... ....

How California lawmakers greenlit ‘any flavor of affordable housing you could possibly want’

Santa Cruz Sentinel 25 Sep 2023
Now, affordable housing projects — in most places and most of the time — may soon be exempt from all that, fitted out in a suit of procedural armor made up of some half a dozen bills and laws ... That includes a bill by Sen ... The bill would also make it more difficult for courts to award legal fees to groups that sue to block projects through CEQA.

One big sticking point remains as marijuana banking bill heads to committee

Colorado Springs Gazette 25 Sep 2023
A key Senate committee is planning to consider a newly revised bipartisan bill on Wednesday to expand banking services for legal marijuana businesses with one major dispute standing in the way ....

The cost of Fulton County's losing legal battle over Dominion keeps climbing. The latest.

Public Opinion 25 Sep 2023
A supervising judge instead opted for a different outfit selected by the Pennsylvania Department of State, and may stick the county taxpayers with the state's legal fees to boot. The state's collective bill for the county's 14,533 residents is already nearly half a million dollars and counting.

US education chief considers new ways to discourage college admissions preference for kids of alumni

The North Platte Telegraph 25 Sep 2023
Revisiting 2-person rail crew bill Lincoln woman accused of working with Aubrey Trail to extort $25K from prison nurse Nebraska high school football rankings for the week of 9/18 Evacuation ends, fire out after explosion Thursday at Bailey Yard ... In 1996, two states rejected affirmative action, legally opposing the policy.

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