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Statement to Congress: Oppose Proposals To End Independent Federal Reserve Funding

Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) sent a statement to the House Financial Services Committee regarding proposals to end independent funding for Federal Reserve bank regulation and supervision. “On behalf of Americans for Financial Reform (AFR), we are writing to stateour … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 16th Brazilian Congress of International Law

The Academia Brasileira de Direito Internacional has issued a call for papers for the 16th Brazilian Congress of International Law, to take place August 22-25, 2018, in Foz do Iguaçu, under the sponsorship of the Universidade Federal da Integração Latino-Americana … Continue reading

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Louisiana Gov writes directly to Prez Trump urging him to urge Congress to preserve medical marijuana spending limit

I have been lately wondering if, when and how President Donald Trump might have something to say about federal marijuana policy in the wake of Attorney General Sessions' recent decision to rescinding the Cole Memo (basics here and here). Though … Continue reading

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"Did Jeff Sessions Just Increase the Odds Congress Will Make Marijuana Legal?"

The question in the title of this post is the headline of this notable new Politico piece with the headline: "The attorney general has created intolerable uncertainty for a growing industry that is now demanding legal protections from Congress. And … Continue reading

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Former Homeland Security Secretaries Fire Off Powerful Letter Warning Congress over DACA deadline

As Congress begins negotiations to enact legislation that would give young undocumented immigrants known as ” Dreamers” the opportunity to continue to live and work in the United States, three former secretaries from the Department of Homeland Security have come … Continue reading

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