September 2, 2015

Seattlepi.com September 2, 2015 by Andrew Demillo Five local measures prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity cannot be enforced because of a new Arkansas law barring such protections, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge wrote in a nonbinding opinion Tuesday. Rutledge said the state law prohibits ordinances in Little Rock, …

April 27, 2015

Law Professor Blog Networks April 22, 2015 by Workplace Prof On Tuesday, the city of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed an anti-discrimination ordinance that may conflict with a recently-enacted Arkansas statute that limits local civil rights ordinances in the State.  The Little Rock ordinance provides, among other things, that the city …

April 14, 2015

Bloomberg Politics April 10, 2015 by Lauren Etter Texas Republicans want to strip away job protections that its biggest cities now grant gay residents, a drive that reflects a divide between urban and rural interests that increasingly defines U.S. politics. Lawmakers say Houston, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Plano …

April 9, 2015

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials April 7, 2015 by Virgie Townsend It’s National Public Health Week (NPHW), which runs from April 6 to April 12, and state health departments are celebrating by connecting with their constituents to promote this year’s theme “Healthiest Nation 2030.” Here is just a sampling of …