Newly Enacted CARES Act Offers Loan Assistance to Small Businesses

Signed into law on March 27th, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act creates a half-dozen new programs to help distressed businesses and workers deal with the global COVID-19 pandemic and any related shutdowns. Among those programs are forgivable small business loans and other types of loan assistance. A small business as defined […]

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Five Cities Sue Trump Administration Over Obamacare

A coalition of five cities has sued President Trump and officials at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for deliberately “sabotaging” the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare). The suit hinges on a clause in the Constitution and on the judicial review powers set forth in the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). The clause […]

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Trump Signs Joint Resolutions Killing Four Obama-era Regulations

On Monday, March 27, President Trump signed four separate Joint Resolutions of Congress to kill regulations issued under President Obama, the most notable of which being the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Rule. The nullifications came about through the mechanism of the Congressional Review Act (CRA), which gives Congress 60 session days after a regulation […]

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