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PA Senate: Remove Preemptive Language Amendment on Domestic Violence Bill

On March 12, I wrote a blog about the “Shenanigans in the PA Senate.” The day before my blog, the PA Senate essentially eviscerated a bill that makes it illegal for communities to evict a domestic violence victim from her home for calling 911 “too often.”  The Senate Local Government Committee gutted… 220 more words

Economic Justice

Can the FCC clear the way for cities to build broadband? Legal fight heats up over agency's powers

Gripes about internet speed are common across the country, but in certain towns the complaints have a special twist: the fact that local utilities want to offer faster broadband infrastructure, but state governments — at the apparent behest of the telecom industry — have passed laws to prevent them from doing so. 1,187 more words

Regulation A+ - To Preempt or Not to Preempt

In spite of the closed comment period, the SEC has continued to receive comment letters on the proposed rule amendments to section 3(b) of the Securities Act of 1933.  686 more words