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EFF and MuckRock Release Records and Data from 200 Law Enforcement Agencies' Automated License Plate Reader Programs

EFF and MuckRock have filed hundreds of public records requests with law enforcement agencies around the country to reveal how data collected from automated license plate readers (ALPR) is used to track the travel patterns of drivers. We focused exclusively … Continue reading

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Budget Cuts to CDC’s Epidemic Programs Endanger American Lives

A former chief of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that the decision of the Center to cut down 80% of the epidemic prevention activities overseas could raise the danger for the United States. The reason … Continue reading

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IRS Provides Clarification for Business Taxpayers That Make Payments To State or Local Tax Credit Programs

We recently wrote on the new proposed regulations addressing the availability of charitable deductions when taxpayers receive or expect to receive corresponding state or local tax credits for contributions.  The proposed regulations require a taxpayer who makes a contribution to … Continue reading

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Has anyone tracked how many times and how many ways state medical marijuana programs have been expanded after inception?

The question in the title of this post was my first reaction to the latest reports on the latest states to expand access to medical marijuana. This piece from Connecticut on this front is headlined "State Approves Use Of Medical … Continue reading

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Wheeler Briefs Press On Future Of Biofuels Programs, Approves Sorghum Based Biofuel Pathways Under R

By Lynn L. Bergeson On July 24, 2018, Andrew Wheeler, newly appointed Acting Administrator at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), held a briefing that outlined his plans for the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  He plans on following Scott Pruitt’s work … Continue reading

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