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Today’s News and Commentary — July 11, 2017

Published July 11th, 2017 -

As reported by the New York Times, the Trump administration (the Department of Homeland Security) announced that it would delay, and likely forgo altogether, implementing a federal rule which would have allowed foreign entrepreneurs to come to/stay in the Unit... More »

Today’s News and Commentary—June 27, 2017

Published June 27th, 2017 -

On June 23, the Supreme Court decided Perry v. Merit Systems Protection Board.  The court held that when a government employee’s “mixed case” is dismissed by the Merit Systems Protection Board for lack of jurisdiction, that employee must appeal the decision to... More »

Daily News & Commentary — June 13, 2017

Published June 13th, 2017 -

New York City’s Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 100 endorsed Mayor Bill De Blasio’s proposed Brooklyn-Queens Connector (BQX)—a sixteen-mile, 24/7 streetcar planned to run along the East River.  The project is controversial in part because of how expensive ... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — May 30, 2017

Published May 30th, 2017 -

Uber and Lyft returned to Austin, TX on Monday after Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 100 into law, eliminating Austin’s fingerprint requirements for drivers.  As the LA Times describes, the bill designates the state, not local, government as the regulator... More »