With authority and accountability split between three jurisdictions, the nation’s third-largest transit system has lurched from one crisis to another. Now, with ridership and reliability tanking, the service faces an uncertain future.
Just before the deadline, the Texas city council approved an updated district boundary lines map that some argue dilutes the power of minority voters and representation. Currently, 42 percent of Dallas is made up of Hispanic residents.
The California law, which makes it harder for companies to classify workers as contractors to legally guarantee minimum wages, overtime pay and compensation benefits, was challenged by freelance groups.
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"It has been my great honor to participate as a judge in the effort to maintain our Constitution and the Rule of Law.”U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, in a letter to Joe Biden, regarding his official retirement from the court on Thursday, June 30, at noon; Ketanji Brown Jackson will replace him. (Reuters — June 29, 2022)