For more than two years, Oregon State Treasurer Tom Wheeler has been pushing for legislation that would require employers to automatically enroll their workers in a state-sponsored retirement plan. 385 more words
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While the Supreme Court has started to hear arguments on whether same-sex marriage is a constitutionally protected right, many of those who have struggled to accept the rapidly changing political and societal landscape are slowly coming around. 416 more words
This week, more than 300 veteran Republican lawmakers, consultants, and operatives came together to sign an amicus brief at the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage. 305 more words
Sen. Susan Collins, Sen. Mark Kirk and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker are among 300 Republicans who signed onto a friend of the court brief at the Supreme Court in support of gay marriage. 212 more words
300 veteran Republicans filed a friend of the court brief to the Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage.
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To begin, if you aren’t familiar with the term amicus brief (or amicus curiae – literally “friend of the court”) like I was, it is “a document that is filed in a court by someone who is not directly related to the case under consideration. 196 more words