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- Whistleblowers Needed Now More than Ever as Federal Oversight Rolls Back
The federal government plays many roles. One of them is enforcing consumer protection laws, which should prevent consumers from being ripped off. If there are violations, those responsible can be held accountable. What happens when the federal government loses interest in protecting consumers and would rather protect businesses that prey on them? We’re going to find out.
- School Safety Audits in the Wake of the Last Mass Shooting
The recent mass shooting at a school in Florida has brought both the gun issue and the problem of school safety into the forefront once again.
- What Is Voter Fraud and How Is It Committed?
Voter fraud does occur within the United States, but there are many myths and lies that circulate every election term when the outcomes are not what the public feels the voting should conclude with. It is important to know what voter fraud is and how those involved perpetuate these actions throughout the years.
- Could Rules for Poker Clubs in Texas Be Clarified in the Next Legislative Session?
Texas Hold 'Em, the most popular poker game in the world, may have gotten its start in Texas sometime around the end of the 19th century, though opinions vary on the subject.
- Texas Voter ID Law Battle Continues at 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals
On December 5, 2017, the 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans heard arguments for and against the newly amended Texas voter ID law. Here is the story so far.
- How Many Points Are Added to My Driving Record for a Speeding Ticket?
Instances of speeding often end in a speeding ticket added to the driving history and record of the person behind the wheel to a negative impact. While some states may add points to the driving record of this individual, others may not have these regulations and just cause insurance premiums to increase for the incident.
- Can I go to Jail for a Traffic Ticket?
Continued traffic tickets need attention for resolution before law enforcement need to take more drastic measures. However, the first step is usually a suspended driver’s license that could lead to the individual losing his or her vehicle to impound when caught driving, and then police may arrest the person if he or she incurs additional violations.
- In the Wake of Harvey Federal Money to Pay for Water Projects in Texas
The National Hurricane Center has concluded that Hurricane Harvey, which flooded the Texas Gulf Coast last August, was the worst rain storm ever to have occurred, shattering records and causing between $100 billion and $200 billion in damages.
- SpaceX Wants $5 Million More for the Boca Chica Spaceport in Texas
SpaceX, which has been building a spaceport at Boca Chica near Brownsville, is asking the state of Texas for $5 million more to help pay for infrastructure related to the launch facility.
- Third-Party Software Licensing Agreements in Federal Contract Bids
To remain in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation and properly handle federal contracts, the company must ensure that third-party software licensing agreements do not cause infringement or violations with the owner. To win a bid, the owner of a company cannot commit intellectual property offenses.