Right to Jury Trial to be Restored to Many Workers

  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JULY 30, 2014, 6:25 P.M. E.D.T. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is preparing to sign an executive order cracking down on labor violations by companies that contract … Continue Reading →

Too Few Women State Police Troopers?

Justice Department sues Pennsylvania over state police fitness tests. The Washington Post (7/29, Chokshi, 4.06M) reports in its “Govbeat” blog that the Justice Department announced on Tuesday that it is … Continue Reading →

Health Care Providers behaving badly

Alabama clinics to settle whistleblower fraud suit with DOJ for $24.5 million. Alabama Live (7/22, Kirby, 75K) reports from Mobile, AL that Infirmary Health “and three other defendants have agreed … Continue Reading →

Someone besides Republicans are Lobbying Congress? Shocking!

The Washington Times (7/21, Howell, 465K) reports that House investigators “suspect the Obama administration catered to trial lawyers in the run-up to a proposal that would allow generic drug makers … Continue Reading →

Documents raise doubts about GM’s forthrightness regarding ignition switch problem.

The New York Times (7/16, A1, Ruiz, Ivory, Subscription Publication, 9.65M) reports that GM’s response to Federal authorities investigating a fatal crash of a Saturn Ion, along with “its replies … Continue Reading →

Voting Rights of the Mentally Handicapped?

Group claims disabled people are denied voting rights. The AP (7/11, Blood) reports from Los Angeles that advocates for the disabled “say thousands of people with autism spectrum disorder, cerebral … Continue Reading →