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Today’s News & Commentary — May 2, 2017

Published May 2nd, 2017 -

The nonprofit group United to Protect Democracy is suing the Trump administration over alleged intimidation of civil civil servants. In a blog post, one of the lawyers asserted that their goal was to protect “the civil service from purges, intimidation, ... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — April 18, 2017

Published April 18th, 2017 -

President Trump will sign an executive order today to make it harder for tech companies to recruit foreign workers, according to the New York Times. Trump often vowed to end the H-1B program on the campaign trail. Though this order falls well short of that goa... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — April 18, 2017

Published April 18th, 2017 -

President Trump will sign an executive order today to make it harder for tech companies to recruit foreign workers, according to the New York Times. Trump often vowed to end the H-1B program on the campaign trail. Though this order falls well short of that goa... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — April 4, 2017

Published April 4th, 2017 -

Google’s self-driving car program, Waymo, finds itself in an intense legal battle with Uber. Seven weeks ago, Waymo sued the ride sharing company stealing trade secrets, according to the Wall Street Journal. At the center of the battle is Anthony Levando... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — April 4, 2017

Published April 4th, 2017 -

Google’s self-driving car program, Waymo, finds itself in an intense legal battle with Uber. Seven weeks ago, Waymo sued the ride sharing company stealing trade secrets, according to the Wall Street Journal. At the center of the battle is Anthony Levando... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — March 21, 2017

Published March 21st, 2017 -

Alex Acosta, President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor, is expected to face some skepticism during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, largely because his views on important policy issues are still unknown. If confirmed, he will face a long to-... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — March 7, 2017

Published March 7th, 2017 -

House Republicans publicly released their long awaited health care plan. The Washington Post, New York Times and Wall Street Journal each offer details on the new plan. Vox and Forbes offer more in depth analysis. Two of the most significant provisions of the ... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — February 21, 2017

Published February 21st, 2017 -

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Iowa Council 61, an Iowa union local, filed suit against the state on Monday, reports the Washington Post. The union alleges that a new law which prohibits public sector unions from negotiating i... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — February 7, 2016

Published February 7th, 2017 -

The Justice Department filed a brief in the 9th Circuit in support of its motion to stay the injunction barring enforcement of the order. An hourlong oral argument is scheduled for today. SEIU and the Washington State Labor Council filed two amicus briefs in s... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — January 24, 2017

Published January 24th, 2017 -

President Trump met with the leaders of several construction and building trade labor unions on Monday, according to Reuters.  This came after the President signed an executive order withdrawing the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.The New York Times offe... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — January 10, 2017

Published January 10th, 2017 -

Confirmation hearings for Sen. Jeff Sessions as Attorney General will begin today. NPR covers five things too look out for during the nomination hearings. The Washington Post reports that Trump and Sessions plan to restrict immigration from highly skilled fore... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — December 27, 2016

Published December 27th, 2016 -

Stanley Greenberg and Anna Greenberg ask whether Barack Obama was bad for Democrats in the New York Times. Among their insights, “Mr. Obama also offered only tepid support to the most important political actor in progressive and Democratic politics: the ... More »