By Amelia Wong When you think of “fakes”, you think of a stroll down Canal Street in New York City, where street hustlers attempt to appeal to the public by yelling “Louis, Gucci, Rolex” at passersby, scooting potential buyers into side alleys or hidden upstairs rooms. Counterfeiting is not a recent problem, but rather has [...]
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By: Deborah Goldman You may have cut the cord with mommy, but the broadcasters are still holding on tight to wired technology. The latest cord-cutting television streaming service provider, Aereo, just defeated network broadcasters’ (including over-the-air networks ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS and Fox) preliminary injunction motion in the compiled Second Circuit case WNET v. Aereo.
Move to the Center or Strategic Positioning?: Obama’s Budget, Entitlement Cuts, and Tax Hikes Leave a comment
By: Kameron Hillstrom To protect and serve – and apparently violate the law. New York may want to consider adding the latter portion to its police force motto, as every officer in the state is currently in violation of the state’s new gun control statute. New York hastily passed through the NY SAFE Act in [...]
By Briana Cartwright The United States Senate will soon vote on new gun control legislation but the gun control bill may not pass because of a divided Congress. In preparation for this event, President Obama, Vice President Biden, and first lady Michelle Obama will try to develop support for the gun package. This package includes [...]
Kentucky’s Efforts at Tax Reform: State Legislature is Unable to Enact Meaningful Change to the Tax Code Leave a comment
By: Jordan Stivers Kentucky, like many states, suffers from an outdated tax code that fails to keep pace with the modern economy. In addition to slow economic growth, the state consistently fails to raise enough revenue to adequately fund vital services such as education and investment in healthcare. The lack of updates to the tax [...]