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US Senate approves Iran War Powers Resolution

February 14, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Senate voted 55-45 to approve SJRes 68 Thursday, ordering the removal of any troops engaged in hostilities against Iran. Section 1 paragraph 7 of the Resolution states: “The question of whether United States forces should be engaged in […]


Trump administration bars New Yorkers from Trusted Travel programs over ‘sanctuary’ immigration law

February 7, 2020

Via: Jurist

Chad Wolf, the Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), sent a letter to New York’s motor vehicle commissioners on Wednesday informing them that New York citizens would no longer be allowed to sign up for the “Trusted […]


FTC, New York sue Martin Shkreli for illegal drug monopolization

January 29, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the state of New York filed suit Monday against disgraced pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli and Vyera Pharmaceuticals for stifling competition to protect the monopolistic pricing of the drug Daraprim (pyrimethamine). Daraprim is used […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

FTC announces investigation into past acquisitions by large tech companies

February 13, 2020

Via: Jurist

US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) chairman Joes Simons on Tuesday announced an investigation into acquisitions made by six large technology companies. Alphabet (Google), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft are the companies being investigated. They are being asked to provide documents […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

DOJ announces lawsuits against local and state governments over private prison ban, ‘sanctuary’ status

February 12, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced lawsuits Monday against several local and state governments in California, New Jersey and Washington over a private prison ban and laws the administration claims shelter undocumented immigrants. In California, the DOJ is challenging […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Virginia lawmakers approve measures for worker protections

February 12, 2020

Via: Jurist

Virginia lawmakers approved a number of bills on Tuesday, including several aimed at increasing worker protections. Among those is a bill passed by the Virginia House of Delegates proposing that Virginia increase its $7.25 minimum wage to $15 by 2025. […]