Haupt: Justice and the political machine

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Arizona, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, News, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Uncategorized, Vermont, Worker's Compensation Fraud  /  No Comments

 “Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.” – Kin Hubbard, political humorist For those who are not familiar with Justitia, the symbol of law, she is the badge and emblem that mirrors the values and morals of free men in a nation of lawmakers. She stands for a society where men […]

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Hearing aid legislation would raise cost of personal sound amplification products

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, News, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Uncategorized, Vermont, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

With a committee vote pending on the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017, critics of the legislation warn the bill would increase government regulations and raise the cost of personal sound amplification products (PSAPs). A gun-owner group warned in a letter on Tuesday that language in the act could even tread into Second Amendment rights. […]

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Pennsylvania in focus: Selling off naming rights to state buildings? Why stop there?

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  News, Pennsylvania, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

PennLive: Selling off naming rights to state buildings? Why stop there? So how’s the Pinnacle Health Dept. of Health sound to you? Or maybe the Chesapeake Gas Dept. of Environmental Protection? Or perhaps the Glock Dept. of Corrections is more your speed? You’ve probably heard by now that a couple of state lawmakers have decided they want […]

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Colorado in focus: Companies need workers — but people keep getting high

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  News, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Denver Post: Companies need workers — but people keep getting high Workers at McLane drive forklifts and load hefty boxes into trucks. The grocery supplier, which runs a warehouse in Colorado, needs people who will stay alert – but prospective hires keep failing drug screens. “Some weeks this year, 90 percent of applicants would test […]

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Florida in focus: Marco Rubio for prez again?

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  Florida, News, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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Tampa Bay Times: Marco Rubio for prez again? And will Trump be on the 2020 ballot? Marco Rubio wants to be president. He tried in 2016 and lost handily to a Republican he had described as “wholly unqualified” and a “con artist.” But even as President Trump seems to self destruct week after week, Rubio […]

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Colorado in focus: ‘Race to the Raise’ competition offers venture capital to Denver startups

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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ABC-7: ‘Race to the Raise’ competition offers venture capital to Denver startups Denver is home to a growing technology and startup scene and the city wants to help some of the area’s young companies get off the ground. The Denver Office of Economic Development started taking applications for its “Race to the Raise” program Monday. […]

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