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A New Jersey state judge knocked down a challenge to the payroll tax Jersey City implemented on out-of-town employees, ruling Friday that the ordinance didn’t amount to constitutionally prohibited “special legislation” that targets specific populations.
A federal judge on Friday found that the Trump administration made an unlawful policy reversal when it began denying protected status out of hand for thousands of 18- to 21-year-old immigrants determined by New York family court to be at risk, and struck down the policy.
A bipartisan quartet of U.S. senators on Friday floated legislation that would authorize drug imports in hopes of curbing costs for drugs facing little competition, a move prompted by massive price hikes for decades-old medicines.
A public interest group sought to convince a D.C. Circuit panel amid pointed questions Friday that federal law requires the White House to decide whether communications such as those on self-destructing message apps fall under duties to keep presidential records.
The House Veterans Affairs Committee has expanded its investigation into alleged undue influence over the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs by members of President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club, citing new evidence that the issue may extend beyond the three club members initially alleged to be involved.