Concerns over Duarte case remain for US Senators

On Wednesday of this week, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on the legal and technical flaws in the Obama Administration’s 2015 WOTUS definition.* During … ›

Cities must not compel “gifts” to artists

Rancho Cucamonga may be the latest California city to proceed down the ill-advised path of withholding building permits from housing providers unless they agree to some old-fashioned payola: make a … ›

PLF to appeal emissions tax ruling to state Supreme Court

PLF announced today that, on behalf of Morning Star Packing Company, the National Tax Limitation Committee, and several other clients, it will ask the California Supreme Court to review the … ›

California court of appeal redefines taxes to evade Prop 13

Today the California Court of Appeal issued this disappointing ruling in Morning Star Packing Co. v. California Air Resources Board. Our clients are challenging the state’s greenhouse gas emissions allowance … ›

Can a city threaten to remove police protection from you for voting to repeal a tax?

Police protection and other city services in California are funded in part by property taxes. But in a state where public employee salaries and pensions are hard to keep up … ›

About that "superprecedent" thing

During this week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Judge Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Ranking Member Diane Feinstein repeatedly used the term “superprecedent” to describe the Supreme Court’s 1973 … ›

Gorsuch confirmation hearing day two: preview

Today, each of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s 20 members will have 30 minutes to ask questions of Judge Gorsuch. Interested readers may view the hearing live or recorded at the … ›

Gorsuch hearing day one round up: the judge's opening statement

His own words are better and more important than any analysis and comment from us. Anyone with the least interest in Judge Gorsuch’s nomination should listen to his statement from beginning … ›

Gorsuch hearing day one round up: introduction statements

Following almost four hours of occasionally interesting statements by the 21 members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Gorsuch was introduced by a panel of three: Colorado’s two United Senators, … ›

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Concerns over Duarte case remain for US Senators

On Wednesday of this week, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on the legal and technical flaws in the Obama Administration’s 2015 WOTUS definition.* During … ›

Cities must not compel “gifts” to artists

Rancho Cucamonga may be the latest California city to proceed down the ill-advised path of withholding building permits from housing providers unless they agree to some old-fashioned payola: make a … ›

PLF to appeal emissions tax ruling to state Supreme Court

PLF announced today that, on behalf of Morning Star Packing Company, the National Tax Limitation Committee, and several other clients, it will ask the California Supreme Court to review the … ›

California court of appeal redefines taxes to evade Prop 13

Today the California Court of Appeal issued this disappointing ruling in Morning Star Packing Co. v. California Air Resources Board. Our clients are challenging the state’s greenhouse gas emissions allowance … ›

Can a city threaten to remove police protection from you for voting to repeal a tax?

Police protection and other city services in California are funded in part by property taxes. But in a state where public employee salaries and pensions are hard to keep up … ›

About that "superprecedent" thing

During this week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Judge Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Ranking Member Diane Feinstein repeatedly used the term “superprecedent” to describe the Supreme Court’s 1973 … ›

Gorsuch confirmation hearing day two: preview

Today, each of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s 20 members will have 30 minutes to ask questions of Judge Gorsuch. Interested readers may view the hearing live or recorded at the … ›

Gorsuch hearing day one round up: the judge's opening statement

His own words are better and more important than any analysis and comment from us. Anyone with the least interest in Judge Gorsuch’s nomination should listen to his statement from beginning … ›

Gorsuch hearing day one round up: introduction statements

Following almost four hours of occasionally interesting statements by the 21 members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Gorsuch was introduced by a panel of three: Colorado’s two United Senators, … ›

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Concerns over Duarte case remain for US Senators

On Wednesday of this week, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on the legal and technical flaws in the Obama Administration’s 2015 WOTUS definition.* During … ›

Cities must not compel “gifts” to artists

Rancho Cucamonga may be the latest California city to proceed down the ill-advised path of withholding building permits from housing providers unless they agree to some old-fashioned payola: make a … ›

PLF to appeal emissions tax ruling to state Supreme Court

PLF announced today that, on behalf of Morning Star Packing Company, the National Tax Limitation Committee, and several other clients, it will ask the California Supreme Court to review the … ›

California court of appeal redefines taxes to evade Prop 13

Today the California Court of Appeal issued this disappointing ruling in Morning Star Packing Co. v. California Air Resources Board. Our clients are challenging the state’s greenhouse gas emissions allowance … ›

Can a city threaten to remove police protection from you for voting to repeal a tax?

Police protection and other city services in California are funded in part by property taxes. But in a state where public employee salaries and pensions are hard to keep up … ›

About that "superprecedent" thing

During this week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Judge Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Ranking Member Diane Feinstein repeatedly used the term “superprecedent” to describe the Supreme Court’s 1973 … ›

Gorsuch confirmation hearing day two: preview

Today, each of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s 20 members will have 30 minutes to ask questions of Judge Gorsuch. Interested readers may view the hearing live or recorded at the … ›

Gorsuch hearing day one round up: the judge's opening statement

His own words are better and more important than any analysis and comment from us. Anyone with the least interest in Judge Gorsuch’s nomination should listen to his statement from beginning … ›

Gorsuch hearing day one round up: introduction statements

Following almost four hours of occasionally interesting statements by the 21 members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Gorsuch was introduced by a panel of three: Colorado’s two United Senators, … ›

Concerns over Duarte case remain for US Senators

On Wednesday of this week, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on the legal and technical flaws in the Obama Administration’s 2015 WOTUS definition.* During … ›

Cities must not compel “gifts” to artists

Rancho Cucamonga may be the latest California city to proceed down the ill-advised path of withholding building permits from housing providers unless they agree to some old-fashioned payola: make a … ›

PLF to appeal emissions tax ruling to state Supreme Court

PLF announced today that, on behalf of Morning Star Packing Company, the National Tax Limitation Committee, and several other clients, it will ask the California Supreme Court to review the … ›

California court of appeal redefines taxes to evade Prop 13

Today the California Court of Appeal issued this disappointing ruling in Morning Star Packing Co. v. California Air Resources Board. Our clients are challenging the state’s greenhouse gas emissions allowance … ›

Can a city threaten to remove police protection from you for voting to repeal a tax?

Police protection and other city services in California are funded in part by property taxes. But in a state where public employee salaries and pensions are hard to keep up … ›

About that "superprecedent" thing

During this week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Judge Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, Ranking Member Diane Feinstein repeatedly used the term “superprecedent” to describe the Supreme Court’s 1973 … ›

Gorsuch confirmation hearing day two: preview

Today, each of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s 20 members will have 30 minutes to ask questions of Judge Gorsuch. Interested readers may view the hearing live or recorded at the … ›

Gorsuch hearing day one round up: the judge's opening statement

His own words are better and more important than any analysis and comment from us. Anyone with the least interest in Judge Gorsuch’s nomination should listen to his statement from beginning … ›

Gorsuch hearing day one round up: introduction statements

Following almost four hours of occasionally interesting statements by the 21 members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Gorsuch was introduced by a panel of three: Colorado’s two United Senators, … ›