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June 26, 2015

President's weekly report — June 26, 2015

The physical invasion of the raisin snatchers — a property rights victory at the Supreme Court  In a week marked by several major Supreme Court decisions that were quite disappointing to advocates of limited government and the rule of law, there was one very bright spot: this decision in Horne v. United States Department of Agriculture. T ...

May 22, 2015

President's weekly report — May 22, 2015

School choice — good result in Florida A Florida trial court a dismissed a union-led lawsuit, Mcall v. Scott, challenging the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. The Florida Legislature created the Tax Credit Scholarship Program in 2001, which gives dollar-for-dollar tax credits for donations from corporations to K-12 scholarship fundi ...

May 22, 2015

My congressional testimony this week: EPA's Science Advisory Board

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015, I testified before a senate subcommittee seeking to make EPA’s Science Advisory Board more transparent, effective, and fair.  The senate bill at issue, S. 543, is being proffered in response to criticism that EPA is not using the Board properly to provide peer review of the scientific bases of its regulatory pr ...

May 15, 2015

Watch Ted Hadzi-Antich's Testimony on EPA Accountability

UPDATE: View Ted Hadzi-Antich’s testimony on EPA accountabiliy during a hearing entitled, "Oversight of Scientific Advisory Panels and Processes at the Environmental Protection Agency." The panel discussion begins on May 20th, at 9:30 AM EDT. I’ve been invited to testify next week before the United States Senate Committee on Environment ...

April 24, 2015

President's weekly report — April 24, 2015

Tort reform in Washington State — the virtues of at-will employment We filed this amicus brief in Rickman v. Premera Blue Cross in the Washington Supreme Court. While working for Premera, Ericka Rickman was fired for nepotism, because she allegedly favored her son in compensation and other matters in violation of company policy.  Before she ...

January 09, 2015

President's weekly report — January 9, 2015

United States Supreme Court — awaiting orders in three of our cases We’re hoping for good news on Monday when the Court is set to issue orders in three of our cases: Stewart & Jasper Orchards v. Jewell (whether the biological opinion for the Delta Smelt should consider the economic devastation of Central Valley farmers ...

March 02, 2012

PLF environmental attorney Ted Hadzi-Antich interviewed on CBN regarding EPA's CO2 endangerment regulation

Today, CBN News posted an interview with PLF attorney Ted Hadzi-Antich on the EPA’s regulation of CO2 (carbon dioxide) as a “pollutant” under the Clean Water Act.  PLF’s lawsuit challenging the ruling focuses on the EPA’s refusal to submit the regulation to an independent Science Advisory Board for review, which is re ...

April 25, 2011

EPA's illegal light duty vehicle rule must go

Author: Ted Hadzi-Antich  EPA has done it again.  It has failed to send yet another greenhouse gas regulation for review to it's own blue ribbon panel of experts known as the Science Advisory Board (SAB).  This time, it's the light duty vehicle regulation (LDVR).  EPA's LDVR requires all new automobil ...