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Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Supreme Court expands scope of constitutional question in challenge to census citizenship question

March 18, 2019

Via: Jurist

The Supreme Court issued an order on Friday to expand the scope of the lawsuit challenging the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The order pertains to legal challenge brought on by a coalition made up of […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge blocks Kentucky fetal heartbeat abortion law

March 18, 2019

Via: Jurist

A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order on Friday preventing state officials from enforcing Kentucky’s newly passed fetal heartbeat abortion law. The bill, passed with an emergency declaration attached, would have been set to take effect immediately upon receiving […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal appeals court allows Ohio to defund Planned Parenthood

March 13, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled 11-6 Tuesday that Ohio can enforce a 2016 law preventing Planned Parenthood, and any other organization that “performs or promotes nontherapeutic abortions” from receiving state funds. The decision by the […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

FDA introduces new restrictions on flavored e-cigarette sales to teenagers

March 13, 2019

Via: Jurist

The FDA announced a proposal Wednesday for new restrictions on flavored e-cigarette sales in an effort to stop a recent rise in youth vaping. In a statement announcing the new regulations, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb expressed his hopes that […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Arkansas Senate approves 18-week abortion ban

March 12, 2019

Via: Jurist

The Arkansas Senate approved a bill Monday that would ban abortions at 18 weeks, making it one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation. After an amendment last week to add exemptions for rape and incest, the Senate voted […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

North Carolina sued over transgender discrimination in state employee health care

March 11, 2019

Via: Jurist

Lambda Legal and the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of current and former North Carolina state employees, alleging discrimination against transgender persons enrolled in health care coverage. The plaintiffs argue that because […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge expands class action definition in lawsuit against ICE over border separations

March 11, 2019

Via: Jurist

A federal judge granted a motion on Friday to expand the class definition in a class action lawsuit against the Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency. In the original complaint, the plaintiff, Ms. L, sought to reunite with her seven-year-old daughter […]


Business Law & Regulations, Workplace Safety & Health

Oregon Workers’ Compensation Insurance: Top Providers & Rules

March 6, 2019

Via: Fit Small Business

Workers’ compensation insurance is a policy that pays for employees’ medical bills and lost wages if they suffer work-related injuries or illnesses. Oregon laws make business owners get coverages when they have one or more full- or part-time employee. Oregon […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

DC and 21 states file lawsuit over new Title X family planning rules

March 5, 2019

Via: Jurist

The District of Columbia and 21 states filed lawsuits on Monday and Tuesday against the US Department of Health and Human Services over new rules for family planning under Title X. The California lawsuit was filed on Monday in the […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Federal judge rules San Francisco cash bail system violates rights of poor defendants

March 5, 2019

Via: Jurist

A federal judge ruled Monday that San Francisco’s bail schedule violates poor defendants’ rights without protecting the public. San Francisco’s bail schedule sets bail amounts for each crime and requires a defendant to pay that amount to be released after […]