Minnesota licensed providers declared victory after a landmark Supreme Court ruling Monday, which comes after nine years spent fending off a union drive while operating their family child care small businesses.
The decision strikes down compulsory “fair share” union dues for Illinois home care workers who care for individuals receiving government subsidies but are not full-fledged state employees.Read More →
Think the National Security Agency is doing enough snooping in “The Homeland”? A federal spying coalition aims to drill deeper under the Orwellian title, Domestic Terrorism Executive Committee.Read More →
It sure sounds agreeable on the surface: Officials at Northern New Mexico College are about to adopt what’s called a “Respectful Campus and Freedom of Expression policy” for students and staff.Read More →
It may be National Small Business Week, but a group of Minnesota women small business owners were defending, more than promoting, their home-based enterprises in the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul.
After temporarily blocking a union drive for child-care providers in September, a three-judge appellate panel heard oral arguments in Parrish v. Dayton, in which 12 licensed family child-care providers squared off against Gov. Mark Dayton and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union.Read More →
By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
SANTA FE, N.M. — It looks like a same-sex couple has won and the wedding photographer has lost.
The legal dispute over a wedding photography studio in New Mexico that declined to photograph a ceremony involving a same-sex ceremony will not be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court after all.
The justices on [...]
By: Jon Street
BURLINGTON, Vt. — It’s against state law to try to regulate guns in the Green Mountain State, but city officials here are looking at what may be a loophole.
Burlington wants to be able to confiscate and secure weapons for up to five days following a domestic dispute, and enact other restrictions.
City Councilman Norm Blais told [...]