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Michigan Supreme Court orders MEDC reveal every GM subsidy

Iosco County News Herald 30 Jun 2022
“Taxpayers deserve to know who is receiving their money,” James Hohman, director of fiscal policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, said in a statement ... Information about MEGA tax credits were public until 2009, but now only a handful of lawmakers have access to the total amounts promised to select companies.

Subpostmaster campaigning forces government to set up compensation scheme and make interim payments

Computer Weekly 30 Jun 2022
After a High Court victory over the Post Office, which proved the shortfalls were caused by computer errors, the 555 subpostmasters were paid compensation, but after legal costs were deducted, they were left with derisory sums ... A senior civil servant asked the Post Office to repay public money it had wrongly allocated to paying legal costs.

Top legislature better at collecting public opinion

China Daily 30 Jun 2022
China's top legislature has established more channels for the public to ... Additionally, the NPC Standing Committee has built information platforms and legal databases to increase the means of collecting public opinion, and allowing people to take part in legislation, Song said.

Danish mink cull: PM Frederiksen and officials heavily criticised

BBC News 30 Jun 2022
But there was a political outcry when it emerged there was no legal framework in place to carry it out ... But a few days later it emerged there was no legal framework in place to carry it out, prompting widespread public and political outrage ... to both mink breeders and the public.

Supreme Court conservatives flex in term full of controversial cases

Roll Call 30 Jun 2022
The decisions represent triumphs for a conservative legal movement that has sought for decades to remake American law and found its moment in a high court with a bolstered 6-3 conservative tilt that took on issues long linked to Republican policies ... Public perception.

Tarpon Springs commission puts Anclote apartment project on hold

Tampa Bay Times 30 Jun 2022
Jane Graham, the attorney representing Concerned Citizens, said the nonprofit met two legal criteria needed to obtain a stay on the permits ... But without legal precedent for halting permits based on public interest, Daigneault discouraged the commission from grounding its decision solely on that factor.

Independent scrutiny brought into compensation negotiations for wrongly prosecuted subpostmasters

Computer Weekly 30 Jun 2022
Post Office faces legal action over alleged accounting system failures ... 85 subpostmasters seek legal support in claims against Post Office computer system ... Post Office launches external review of system at centre of legal disputes ... A senior civil servant asked the Post Office to repay public money it had wrongly allocated to paying legal costs.

Sweeping Supreme Court Ruling Curbs EPA’s Power to Limit Carbon Emissions

truthout 30 Jun 2022
Experts say the ruling not only threatens future efforts to stop climate change at the federal level, it also sets a dangerous precedent that invites legal challenges to a litany of federal environmental and public health protections ... environmental and public health protections.

Page backs $1 million St. Louis County plan to help residents get out-of-state abortions

News-Press Now 30 Jun 2022
Page on Wednesday said the Supreme Court decision "endangered the lives of millions of Americans" and "triggered a major public health crisis in Missouri.". "Abortion should be legal, safe, accessible, and affordable," Page said in a prepared statement delivered at a news conference ... Bell said he didn't consider abortion a matter of "public safety.".

Benesch Joins LawCity.Com as an Anchor Tenant in its Decentraland Unitas Tower

Victoria Advocate 30 Jun 2022
The firm is known for providing highly sophisticated legal services to national and international clients that include public and private, middle market and emerging companies as well as private equity funds, entrepreneurs, and not-for-profit organizations ... to the legal industry.

Statement by President Joe Biden on Supreme Court Ruling on West Virginia v. EPA

The White House 30 Jun 2022
We cannot and will not ignore the danger to public health and existential threat the climate crisis poses ... My Administration will continue using lawful executive authority, including the EPA’s legally-upheld authorities, to keep our air clean, protect public health, and tackle the climate crisis.

Biden: Axe filibuster for pro-abortion legislation

Ashe Post & Times 30 Jun 2022
“I’m going to do everything in my power I legally can do in terms of protecting abortion as well as pushing Congress and the public,” Biden said ... Copyright © 2020 by Mountain Times Publications ... prior written consent is a violation of federal law and may be subject to legal action.

Success stories shared from China's legal system improvements

China Daily 30 Jun 2022
Liu Xiaonan, a professor from China University of Political Science and Law, said China has stepped up its efforts to improve its judicial system in relation to protecting women's rights, with convenient and highly-efficient public legal services available for the elderly, people with disabilities, single mothers, and people on low incomes.

MY VIEW: Why didn’t I know?

Gloucester Times 30 Jun 2022
Whether it was a draft zoning ordinance under open consideration, or a public hearing on a proposed subdivision or two, there was always someone who believed they were being deliberately left out of the process ... Often, the matter had been under review for months, always with full, legal, and adequate public notice.

Further challenge against Stormont Ministers who failed to have police legally compelled to remove a contentious bonfire ‘not in the public interest’, court rules

Belfast Telegraph 30 Jun 2022
A further challenge against Stormont Ministers who failed to have police legally compelled to remove a contentious bonfire is not in the public interest, the Court of Appeal has ruled ... Mr Bryson expressed his hope that the outcome will bring an end to legal action by nationalist residents or Government bodies to try to remove bonfires.

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