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By: Jordan Turner | Law Clerk | jordan.turner@procopio.com

Theodore J. Griswold | Partner | ted.griswold@procopio.com

If you thought Tribal lands were insulated from the extreme partisanship that permeates our political landscape, think again. 566 more words

"Love well, if not wisely": Romeo and Juliet... and Benvolio and Rosaline

Fiona Hartley-Kroeger (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

One of the great things appropriation can do is redefine “who lives, who dies, who tells your story” (to borrow from Lin-Manuel Miranda). 1,055 more words

Book Reviews

House Appropriations Committee OK’s Spending Bill that Prohibits Enforcement of Controversial DOL and NLRB Regulations and Policies

On July 14th, the House Appropriations Committee approved a $161.6 billion  draft Labor, Health, and Human Service bill that contains several provisions that would prevent the Department of Labor (“DOL”) and the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) from using money to enforce recent regulations and policies that have caused considerable controversy for employers. 1,088 more words

Employer Policies And Procedures

... Gee , Ash Carter with a backbone ?!?! [#Guantanamo Bay Detainee Center][#detainee releases]...

.. he just might have one ..

.. the ObamaCraps want to close the place . They want to in the worst way . However , in an amazing twist , POTUS does not have the ultimate authority to order the final release of a detainee … the SecDef does … 38 more words

Personal Opinion

More bad bills

Health Savings Accounts

H.R. 1270, the Restoring Access to Medication Act of 2015, is an attempt to weaken the Affordable Care Act. H.R. 1270 expands Health Savings Accounts (HSA) by increasing the annual contribution limit. 405 more words

Reed's Views

NACD takes on the West's wild horses, burros problem

By Emma Shumway

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2016 – Together with other members of the National Horse and Burro Rangeland Management Coalition (NHBRMC), the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) held a briefing for congressional staffers Wednesday to shed some much needed light on the mismanagement of wild horses and burros on federal lands. 520 more words


How Second Amendment rights may affect the fate of congressional appropriations bill and the funding process?

Forced votes in the U.S. Senate on firearms issues in the wake of the Orlando nightclub massacre may affect the fate of the underlying appropriations bill and the funding process moving forward. 481 more words