By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top industry groups and a dozen states have asked the Supreme Court to review a lower court decision upholding the Obama administration's plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions generated by power plants and vehicles. The parties, which had until Friday to submit petitions to the high court, are challenging a 2012 decision by the D.C. Circuit Court of ...
A decade after the Supreme Court effectively banned such laws, more than a dozen states still have these rules on the books
President Obama defied congressional opposition to designate five new national monuments on Monday, using his executive authority to put historic sites and wild landscapes in a half-dozen states off limits to development. Read full article >>
President Obama defied congressional opposition and designated five new national monuments Monday, using his executive authority to put historic sites and wild landscapes in a half-dozen states off limits to development.. Read full article >>
"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the ...
Voter ticket-splitting in half-dozen states could decide whether Dems keep Senate or GOP wins
Journalists were dispatched to a dozen states to plumb the mood and temper of the nation, as its people approach one of the most crucial elections in generations
For some time, this writer has been warning about the dangers to the fairness of this November's election, and to America's democracy itself, arising from the voter suppression laws which have been enacted by Republican legislatures in at least a dozen states (including Wisconsin, whose law was struck down by a state court).
While partisan gridlock and logistical disputes have stalled preparations for the 2010 health-care law in about two dozen states, more than a dozen others have moved swiftly to set up the insurance marketplaces at the statute’s core. Read full article >>
In about two dozen states across the country, the insurance marketplaces at the heart of the 2010 health-care law remain in limbo, with Republican governors or lawmakers who oppose the statute refusing to act until the Supreme Court decides its constitutionality. Read full article >>