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California Commits to 100% Clean Energy, and Can Achieve It

As my colleague Ethan Elkind already described, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 100 today, committing California to procuring 100% of its electricity from carbon-free sources by 2045. The law also increases the state’s 2030 target from 50% to 60%, … Continue reading

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Insurance Company May Be On the Hook for Negligent Hiring Claim After Employee Commits Sexual Assault

California insurance companies may try to avoid defending personal injury claims against an insured by arguing that the conduct does not fall under the insured’s policy. This can greatly reduce a plaintiff’s chance of recovering for their injuries, because many … Continue reading

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Bullied Altoona Area School District Student Commits Suicide, Family Files Lawsuit

A federal lawsuit was filed earlier this week by Marc Lansberry, the father of “Wyatt J. Lansberry, a 12-year-old seventh-grader, who took his own life on May 18 after experiencing a 'particularly brutal day of bullying' at the Altoona Area … Continue reading

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New York State Commits $58.9 Million to Certified Housing Opportunities for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

By Arshi Pal, Esq., and Sandi Rosenbaum, Special Education Advocate On December 18, 2017, New York State Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the State has awarded $58.9 million to 53 partner agencies, to create 83 certified residences for 459 … Continue reading

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Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services commits to supporting Medicaid work and community engagement requirements

On January 11, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a letter to State Medicaid Directors announcing a commitment to support section 1115 demonstration projects that include work or community engagement requirements.  This will be the first … Continue reading

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