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  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds law that ended collective bargaining for public workers

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election and rise to national prominence.

  • House GOP scrambles for votes on border bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote on legislation to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants here illegally. The...

  • House votes to sue President Obama over executive action

    The House Thursday passed a resolution authorizing an unprecedented congressional lawsuit against President Obama over his use of executive authority to delay the employer mandate in the health insurance reform law.

  • If Democrats don't like what Obamacare says, they need to find the votes to change it

    Last week, the Halbig v. Burwell decision by the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia imperiled Obamacare's ability to operate as expected. The ruling, which is still subject to appeal, stated that the Affordable Care Act provides employer penalties and consumer subsidies...

  • Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The 168 juveniles recovered last month during an FBI child sex trafficking bust included some kids who had never been reported missing, a population that law enforcement encounters often and that child welfare advocates say they're especially concerned about. It's hard to...

  • Cuomo: speed up medical pot for kids with epilepsy

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's governor wants to speed up the implementation of the state's new medical marijuana law to help children with epilepsy get medication more quickly. Right now it's expected to take 18 months for the state to get the medical marijuana program up and running. Many...

  • Ferguson sues man who founded dog rescue organization for not registering, providing records of spending

    Ferguson OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against a Forks resident who allegedly raised $300,000 for a non-profit dog rescue organization without registering with the Secretary of State’s office. Stephen...

  • Military consumer lender settles with feds, states for $92M

    Schneiderman WATERTOWN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that a federal, multi-state coalition reached a global settlement worth approximately $92 million with a military consumer lender that allegedly exploited service members....

  • Legal practice settles with Idaho AG

    Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced a settlement on Tuesday with the owner of a legal practice that allegedly practiced law without being licensed in the state of Idaho. Ramon Martinez, the owner of Alianza Hispana Multiservice,...

  • Four reasons Harry Reid's ploy to stop a GOP border bill won't work

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is threatening to attach comprehensive immigration reform to targeted legislation intended to address the border crisis.

  • What Nancy Pelosi was doing while giving a big speech against the GOP lawsuit

    Democrats Wednesday took to the House floor to protest the GOP resolution authorizing a lawsuit against President Obama as the party simultaneously worked to cash in on the matter.

  • Kan. auto dealer agrees to repay $2,000

    Schmidt LAWRENCE, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Tuesday that he recently obtained a $2,000 order against a Douglas County auto dealer that allegedly violated the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. Douglas County District Court Judge Robert...

  • Class action lawsuit filed against eBay over data breach

    NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against eBay after class members claim it failed to protect personal information when it suffered a data breach. In February or March, eBay’s files were accessed by identity thieves, without eBay’s...

  • Paul Ryan: Broader immigration reform dead under Obama

    Influential Rep. Paul Ryan said "There is just no confidence or faith" that President Obama will enforce new immigration laws.

  • Obama ‘cherry-picks’ laws to enforce, W.Va. AG’s suit alleges

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Tuesday said his office has filed a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s practice of “cherry-picking which laws his administration will enforce.” The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court...



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