Why the NFL Put Its New Kneeling Policy on Hold

Why the NFL Put Its New Kneeling Policy on Hold

Back in May, the NFL succumbed to pressure from the Trump administration by announcing that teams would be fined if all of their players did not stand for the National Anthem, though they did include a “compromise” allowing players to remain in the locker room. But...
New Lawsuit Filings Detail Horrors of Immigrant Detention Centers

New Lawsuit Filings Detail Horrors of Immigrant Detention Centers

Earlier this year, 29-year-old Mayra and her two young children fled a life of domestic violence and gang threats in Mexico. The trio crossed the U.S. border at Nogales, Arizona, where they told Border Patrol Agents that they were seeking asylum. The agents asked for...

Electronic Visit Verification Delayed

(July 19, 2018)—The U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation to delay until 2020 the requirement of electronic visit verification (EVV) to document when personal care services are provided. An identical bill passed the House of Representatives, sending the...
Oregon’s Weed Glut: What Happens to Excess Pot?

Oregon’s Weed Glut: What Happens to Excess Pot?

John Plummer, founder and co-owner of Bull Run Craft Cannabis in Boring, Oregon, got his first hint that the state was careening toward a marijuana glut two years ago. In early 2016, his company received one of Oregon’s first few licenses to grow recreational...