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Cuomo Embraces New Sin Taxes to Replace Some COVID-19 Fiscal Shortfalls; Full Legalization of On-Line Betting and Adult Cannabis Use to Feature in 2021 State of the State Proposals

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 11/01/2021 - 1:55am in

Governor Andrew Cuomo proposes allowing on-line betting and full cannabis legalization, two measures that would increase NY tax revenues.

Mayberry v. KKR Is Back as Attorney General Intervention Approved, Beneficiaries’ Counsel Files Third Amended Complaint

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 04/01/2021 - 10:00pm in

The latest on the seemingly never-ending Kentucky Retirement Systems case, Mayberry v. KKR.

Critics Warn Repeal of Section 230 ‘Would Be Devastating for Human Rights, Social Movements, and Marginalized People’

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 31/12/2020 - 7:10pm in

No, Section 230 is not about Facebook. It protects you from liabilty if you forward an e-mail, so you should think twice about a repeal.

Alaska Tribes, Conservation Groups, and Businesses Sue to Save the Tongass National Forest

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 29/12/2020 - 5:55am in

Environmentalists, tribes, and small businesses has sued to roll back the Trump rescission of the roadless rule in the Tongass National Forest. Will the Biden administration do so if the courts won't?

DoJ Launches Nationwide Lawsuit Against Walmart for Opioids Violations

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 28/12/2020 - 1:55am in

Feds file civil charges against Walmart for opioids violations - eschewing criminal corporate charges even for obvious drug pushing.

Someone Should Ask Biden Cabinet Candidate Ursula Burns If She Supports Child Labor in Africa

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 23/12/2020 - 8:20pm in

Ursula Burns, a candidate for Commerce Secretary, is a director of Nestlé, which defended its use of child labor before the Supreme Court.

Will Trump Pardon Himself? Why the Hell Not?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 23/12/2020 - 5:55am in

Will Trump pardon himself, complicating any future federal investigations into his possible misdeeds? I think so. And I would bet on him doing the same for family members.

Brexit Event Horizon and Covid Mutation Deliver Lumps of Coal to UK for Christmas

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 21/12/2020 - 9:34pm in

"It's always darkest before things go completely black." That looks like a fit for Brexit.

Antitrust Spring

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 21/12/2020 - 9:29pm in

Regulators and officials are dusting off antitrust rule books to go after tech monopolists.

SCOTUS: States Can Bar Pharmacy Benefit Manager Grifting

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 19/12/2020 - 6:42pm in

A new Supreme Court ruling upholds the ability of states to regulate pharmacy benefit managers.

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