Suzanne Schlossberg

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Today’s News & Commentary — December 20, 2017

Published December 20th, 2017 -

The House passed the GOP tax reform bill yesterday afternoon, but will have to vote on it again today to avoid potentially violating the Byrd Rule, which governs the types of legislation that can be passed under reconciliation. The Senate passed it last night ... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — December 18, 2017

Published December 18th, 2017 -

According to Washington Post reporter Matt Zapotosky, Judge Kozinski has announced his retirement from the bench, effective immediately. The Washington Post reported on Friday that nine more women have accused 9th Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski of inappropriate s... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — August 10, 2017

Published August 10th, 2017 -

On Wednesday, the National Center for Lesbian Rights and GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders filed a lawsuit against President Trump and other government officials in charge of implementing Trump’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. The ... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — August 5-6, 2017

Published August 6th, 2017 -

Nissan workers on Friday voted to reject a bid to unionize. More than 60 percent of the 3,500 Canton-based workers voted to oppose unionizing, ending a long effort by the United Automobile Workers to unionize the plant. The New York Times suggests that “... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — July 22-23, 2017

Published July 23rd, 2017 -

On Friday, fifteen civil and human rights leaders published a letter to José Muñoz, chairman of Nissan North America, urging him to allow workers at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi to organize through a free and fair union election. The signatories, in... More »