November 15, 2016

Vox Julia Belluz November 9, 2016 In a major blow to the beverage industry, all four cities that voted on soda taxes yesterday passed them in landslide victories. San Francisco, Oakland, and Albany, California, voted in ballot measures that would levy a penny-per-ounce tax on distributors of sugary drinks. The …

January 14, 2016

The National Law Review January 13, 2016 Last year, a trend emerged of local jurisdictions regulating children’s products, primarily toys and apparel. One such jurisdiction, Albany County, NY, enacted a far-reaching ordinance, “Local Law J of 2014,” that prohibited the sale of children’s products containing seven chemicals of “high concern”. At …