Quick Thoughts On Obama’s Climate Change Action Plan

During a speech at Georgetown University on June 25, 2013, President Obama unveiled his climate change action plan.  Not suprisingly, the plan seeks to increase reliance on renewable energy and decrease consumption of fossil fuels. It further directs USEPA to finalize the much anticipated regulation of energy generating units (EGUs) before the end of the President’s term.

Dallas Federal Reserve President to Congress: Dodd-Frank Makes “Too Big to Fail” Worse, Not Better

Appearing before the House Financial Services Committee on June 26, 2013, Richard W. Fisher, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, invoked none other than Patrick Henry in support of his plea that Congress overhaul the Dodd-Frank Act [“DFA”] (which Fisher damned with the faint praise of being “well-intentioned”) in order to correct the systemic threat posed by financial institutions that remain too big to fail.

DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional – Same Sex Couples Can Now Apply for Immigration Benefits

By | NJ Family Legal Blog | June 28, 2013
DOMA Ruled Unconstitutional – Same Sex Couples Can Now Apply for Immigration Benefits

As you have probably already heard, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 the Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) is unconstitutional, which means that same-sex couples who are legally married in any jurisdiction that permits same-sex marriage can now apply for marriage-based immigration benefits.