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Judge Says U.S. Must Use Energy Standards in Loss to Trump

Judge Says U.S. Must Use Energy Standards in Loss to Trump

The Trump administration was ordered to begin using new national energy efficiency standards that the federal government had refused to implement, the attorneys general of New York and California said
New York Nonprofits Must Disclose Large Donors, Appeals Court Rules

New York Nonprofits Must Disclose Large Donors, Appeals Court Rules

A conservative advocacy group lost a bid to revive its challenge to New York’s rule requiring public disclosure of donors who give more than $5,000 to nonprofits in the state.
Trump's Move to End DACA Program Blocked by Second Judge

Trump's Move to End DACA Program Blocked by Second Judge

U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to end a program protecting hundreds of thousands of children of undocumented immigrants from deportation was blocked by a federal judge in Brooklyn, New York. It’s
New York Leads States in Suit Over Trump Delaying  Water Rule

New York Leads States in Suit Over Trump Delaying Water Rule

Almost a dozen states sued the Trump administration for suspending a 2015 rule that was billed as a long-overdue update to the definition of lakes, rivers and wetlands designed to improve protection
New Jersey to Join States' Lawsuit Opposing Trump DACA Decision

New Jersey to Join States' Lawsuit Opposing Trump DACA Decision

Governor Phil Murphy said New Jersey will join 15 U.S. states and the District of Columbia that are challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to end the “Dreamers” policy for undocumented
FCC Rules Out Delaying Net Neutrality Repeal Over Fake Comments

FCC Rules Out Delaying Net Neutrality Repeal Over Fake Comments

The Federal Communications Commission rejected calls to delay ending net neutrality rules over a flawed public comment system, saying it hadn’t relied on millions of identical or suspicious
Does Net Neutrality’s Repeal Create a Regulatory Crack or a Chasm?

Does Net Neutrality’s Repeal Create a Regulatory Crack or a Chasm?

The Federal Communication Commission’s decision to scrap net-neutrality rules doesn’t necessarily mean the internet won’t be regulated.
Fight to Save Open-Internet Rules Faces Long Odds in Courtrooms

Fight to Save Open-Internet Rules Faces Long Odds in Courtrooms

Within minutes of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission vote to roll back Obama-era net neutrality regulations, threats of lawsuits to block the move rolled in.

Blue State AGs Tell Trump They'll Be Watching Mulvaney's CFPB

A group of Democratic state attorneys general told President Donald Trump they’re prepared to take matters into their own hands if the administration fails to enforce consumer-protection laws.
Mueller’s Investigation Just Got Some Insurance

Mueller’s Investigation Just Got Some Insurance

The Flynn plea makes it difficult for Trump to can the special counsel without inviting charges of a cover-up and sparking a constitutional crisis.
FCC Got 444,938 Net-Neutrality Comments From Russian Email Addresses

FCC Got 444,938 Net-Neutrality Comments From Russian Email Addresses

It’s unclear if they were from actual Russian citizens or computer bots originating in the U.S. or elsewhere.
Manafort Bankers, Associates Summoned to Talk to Manhattan D.A.

Manafort Bankers, Associates Summoned to Talk to Manhattan D.A.

Manhattan prosecutors investigating Paul Manafort’s New York business activities are scheduling interviews with 10 to 20 of his work associates and lenders, including Stephen Calk, whose Chicago-based
Trump Foundation Says It Will Dissolve as President Promised

Trump Foundation Says It Will Dissolve as President Promised

President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation said in a tax filing that it intends to dissolve, as Trump promised it would last December to avoid conflicts of interest.
U.S. Judge Says Dreamer Suits Can Be Reviewed by Courts

U.S. Judge Says Dreamer Suits Can Be Reviewed by Courts

A federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, said courts can review the U.S. Justice Department’s decision to rescind the so-called Dreamer program for children of undocumented immigrants.
Trump, Russia and the Early Murmurs About Pardons: QuickTake Q&A

Trump, Russia and the Early Murmurs About Pardons: QuickTake Q&A

The president of the United States has vast constitutional power to grant pardons to individuals facing possible prison terms even before charges are filed, or to commute the sentences of folks