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2 hrs ago | Jurist
It is reported [ Washinton Post report] that Judge Scullin issued an order addressed to the city and police department to end the ban on firearms.
5 hrs ago | The Columbian
Education Secretary Arne Duncan's plan to give schools a break from student-testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law appears to be working in 42 states and the District of Columbia.
10 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Education Secretary Arne Duncan 's plan to give schools a break from student testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law appears to be working in 42 states and the District of Columbia.
14 hrs ago | Free Republic
In the aftermath of District of Columbia v. Heller, many residents in the nation's capitol have been jousting with the the overbearing 'Mother-knows-what's-best-for-you' attitude about our Constitutional rights.
A federal judge on Saturday overturned Washington D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns outside the home, saying it was unconstitutional.
The Common Core State Standards -- new, nationwide learning guidelines for what K-12 students should know and be able to do in English language arts at each grade level -- promise to ready students for the rigors of college study.
Alan Gura reports that the District Court, after nearly five years of stonewalling, has found for the Constitutional right to bear arms outside of the home.
By Thompson Wall Two federal appeals courts disagree over whether the government should subsidize health insurance premiums in the 36 states using Obamacare's federal insurance exchange.
The Office of Congressional Ethics has for the first time accused an entity of lobbying Congress illegally.
On July 21, 2014, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating in employment decisions based on applicants' or employees' sexual orientation or gender identity.
Chipotle had increased its menu prices during the second quarter , in response to rising food costs but its customers did not care.
To date, more than 6,000 current and former military personnel - including Reserves, National Guard, and U.S. Coast Guard service members - have taken advantage of FMCSA's Military Skills Test Waiver Program, which has been conducted in close cooperation with the Department of Transportation, Department of Defense and the American Association of ... (more)
According to a recent court filing by HHS, the agency should not be precluded from issuing interpretative guidance regarding a provision of the 340B Drug Pricing Program even though a federal district court previously vacated the agency's July 23, 2013 final rule , 78 Fed.
Now that New York, the District of Columbia, and others are tapping the brakes on their implementation of CCSS, school district officials have additional time to reflect, regroup, and discuss their plans for implementation of these standards.
For the second time in as many years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has fined a major payday lender.
I think the president must be spending too much time in Colorado because you would have to be high to think that Congress or anyone else is going to support making the District of Columbia the 51st state."
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 07:07 pm
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