Government should stop making student loans

Emily Parkin

Paul F. deLespinasse President Biden is pondering whether to forgive unmanageable debts owed to the government by students who used them to finance higher education. It is unclear what Biden should do about these past loans. But it is obvious what needs to be done about the future: the government […]

Employment laws in the making

Emily Parkin

Dean Harris In addition to regulatory changes already in place for 2022, state legislators have introduced measures that will affect Colorado employers if they become law. Here’s a look at just some of those bills:  House Bill 22-1216 — restrictive employment agreements. As I discussed in my column in January, […]

Philadelphia traffic stops: Mayor signs legislation making Philadelphia the first major US city to ban police from stopping drivers for low-level traffic violations

Emily Parkin

The law, which passed Philadelphia’s city council last month by a 14-2 vote and has the support of the city’s police department, designates seven low-level violations for which traffic stops are prohibited, including bumper issues, minor obstructions, broken lights and a license plate that is not visible or clearly displayed. […]