July 13, 2016

Forbes July 12, 2016 by Greg Herbers On June 15, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in three related bids to invalidate separate Hawaiian county ordinances.  The counties of Maui and Hawaii ban the cultivation of genetically engineered crops or plants, while Kauai County …

May 13, 2016

Charlotte Business Journal May 13, 2016 by Erik Spanberg The sharp disagreements over anti-discrimination policy for gay and transgender people in North Carolina resonate with Lisa Graves. That’s because Graves, as executive director at the Center for Media and Democracy, a national investigations group that describes itself as nonpartisan, closely follows …

May 3, 2016

The Denver Post May 2, 2016 by Bruce Finley The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday blocked a push by Front Range cities to limit oil and gas development near people, ruling state power to promote industry trumps local bans, which the court deemed “invalid and unenforceable.” The court rejected Fort Collins’ …

April 15, 2016

The Recorder April 15, 2016 by Richie Davis Dozens of Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. project opponents — many from Franklin County — descended Friday on Berkshire Superior Court for a lawsuit hearing that could help determine one of the key issues in construction of the Northeast Energy Direct project through …