September 30, 2015

NC Policy Watch September 29, 2015 by Allan Freyer As we reported earlier this morning, the General Assembly is on the cusp of dramatically scaling back the authority of local governments to protect housing consumers and promote better wages, after a late night conference committee added pages of new—and highly controversial—local …

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, …

July 1, 2015

AAUW June 25, 2015 by Kate Nielson In the face of congressional inaction, state and local policy makers are working harder than ever to expand the rights and protections of their constituents. Issues ranging from the Equal Rights Amendment topaid family leave have found success at the state and local …

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 …