Source: Oregonian | Portland, Ore. |
November 29, 2012
Portland's City Council unanimously voted to extend a tax to all land-line phone service providers - an idea that Mayor Sam Adams pushed to raise millions of dollars a year for federally-mandated police reforms.
Some officials in Santa Clarita, Burbank, Palmdale, Los Angeles and Los Angeles County have asked the California High-Speed Rail Authority to consider alternative routes, but no city has expressed serious opposition.
Source: AP/St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Illinois |
November 27, 2012
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that the law — one of the toughest of its kind in the country — violates the First Amendment when used against those who record police officers doing their jobs in public.