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2 Arizona City Councils Vote To Sue Over Immigration Law

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – (AP) The Tucson and Flagstaff city councils voted Tuesday to sue Arizona over its tough new immigration law, citing concerns about enforcement costs and negative effects on the state's tourism industry. They are the first municipalities in Arizona to approve legal challenges...

White House touting tourism for jobs

"To boost international tourism, the Obama administration will focus on drawing more visitors from developing countries with fast-growing middle-class travelers, notably Brazil, China and India, White House officials said. Obama directed the State Department to speed up the processing of ...

We Can’t Wait: President Obama Takes Actions to Increase Travel and Tourism in the United States

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 19, 2012 We Can’t Wait: President Obama Takes Actions to Increase Travel and Tourism in the United States This morning, President Obama will sign an Executive Order and announce new initiatives...

Delaware’s Most Vulnerable County Abstains from Vote on Sea Level Rise Mitigation Options

By J. Wylie Donald and Jameson Tweedie, Attorneys, McCarter & English In our continuing our discussion (see here and here ) of the Delaware Sea Level Rise Advisory Committee ("DSLRAC"), the efforts of the DSLRAC took an ironic - but perhaps predictable - turn when the delegate for the...

State Net Capitol Journal – September 16, 2013; Budget & Taxes: Fracking Fizzles In Pennsylvania

Budget & Taxes FRACKING FIZZLES IN PA: A little over two years ago Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) famously pledged to make his state "the Texas of the natural-gas boom." But that boom, fueled by the extraction of natural gas from shale, or fracking, has gone bust. In 2010, the...

State Net Capitol Journal – November 4, 2013; Budget & Taxes: Medicaid Outpaces Private Insurance In ACA's Opening Weeks

Budget & Taxes MEDICAID OUTPACES PRIVATE INSURANCE IN ACA'S OPENING WEEKS: In May the Congressional Budget Office projected that as a result of the Affordable Care Act, nine million more Americans would enroll in Medicaid in 2014 and seven million would sign up for private health coverage...