December 7, 2017

Surfrider Foundation, Angela Howe, December 5, 2017- “Preemption” is a legal term to describe when a higher authority takes control of a certain issue or area of regulation.  In the world of plastic pollution, preemption is when statewide legislation is used to take away a local city’s right to pass …

December 4, 2017

MinnPost, Peter Callaghan, December 1, 2017- After three years of activity, dozens of rallies and protests, thousands of signatures and hours of City Council meetings, the fate of the state’s only local minimum wage ordinance was being decided Friday in a courtroom by a single judge before just a handful …

November 17, 2017

NBC News, Dartunorro Clark, November 15, 2017- Philadelphia scored a legal victory in its fight to keep federal funding Wednesday after a judge issued a preliminary injunction barring the Justice Department from withholding more than $1 million in crime-fighting aid over the city’s so-called sanctuary city policies. The department has …