November 28, 2015

Convenience Store and Fuel News November 25, 2015 By Thomas A. Briant The local regulatory movement against tobacco products began some 26 years ago in 1989 when the city council of White Bear Lake, Minn., became the first city in the country to ban the sale of cigarettes through vending machines. …

November 18, 2015

By Tara Houska Indian Country November 17, 2015 Last week, a mass mobilization of youth took to the streets of Washington, D.C. on November 9 to demand justice on race, climate change, and immigration. The message was simple: the political system is failing, so youth are taking matters into their …

October 28, 2015

The Washington Free Beacon October 27, 2015 by Stephen Gutowski Plaintiffs in the case against Seattle’s gun sales and ammunition tax have asked the court to issue a summary judgment. Lawyers representing the National Rifle Association, the Second Amendment Foundation, the National Shooting Sports Foundation, and local gun owners filed the …

September 23, 2015

KIROTV.com September 21, 2015 The Seattle City Council approved a resolution to ask the state for local control to increase rent-restricted units and to cap dramatic, sudden rent increases. Earlier in the meeting, the council passed two housing ordinances on Monday for tenants’ rights. The council voted on and passed: An ordinance …

August 27, 2015

Courthouse News Service August 26, 2015 By June Williams The National Rifle Association sued Seattle on Monday, claiming the City Council’s recent unanimous approval of a tax on gun sales and ammunition is unconstitutional. The City Council approved the ordinance on Aug. 10 and Mayor Ed Murray signed it into …