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Molly's Law

A new law entitled “Molly’s Law” aims to strengthen Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act and also amends the timeframe in which wrongful death lawsuits can be filed. 118 more words

Employment Law

Justice, Injustice, and Grace

My son went running at the park in the evening. When he crossed the street his foot fell into a small, uncovered manhole. He tripped, tumbled, and rolled into a busy intersection. 317 more words


Other paid political internships

The preeminent political internship experience in Ottawa is the Parliamentary Internship Programme (PIP), a paid non-partisan internship – but there are some other opportunities to get your feet wet working on the Hill or… 140 more words


Mass Municipal Madness

From “Massachusetts local governments lack oversight of marijuana, group warns
” (the Cannabist):

A group representing cities and towns across Massachusetts has voted to oppose a proposed ballot question that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

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Guardian: Google Wants to Take Over Municipal Transportation Infrastructure

Odd story from The Guardian: Secretive Alphabet division aims to fix public transit in US by shifting control to Google. “Sidewalk Labs, a secretive subsidiary of Alphabet, wants to radically overhaul public parking and transportation in American cities, emails and documents obtained by the Guardian reveal. 96 more words

Around The Search & Social Media World

Seaweed makes waves

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

ATHENS • Most people don’t think of seaweed as a valuable resource. However, a newly found Greek company, Phee, has identified in seaweed a first-class and innovative business opportunity. 378 more words

Current Affairs

City of Detroit Launches New Demolition Tracker Map

The city of Detroit has launched a rather astonishing municipal tool: a demolition tracker. “With this new tool, anyone can track the nation’s largest demolition program, which has been awarded more than a quarter-billion dollars by the U.S. 26 more words

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