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A Thumbnail Sketch of the Lemon Law
Huffington Post (blog)August 1, 2011

These cars are "Lemons" and are the subject of "Lemon Laws" in all fifty states. While everyone is familiar with the concept of the lemon automobile, not everyone is so clear on the law. Most people don't worry all that much about it until they find ...more »

Elder care workers with a checkered past get a pass
Minneapolis Star TribuneAugust 3, 2011

The case is part of a broad problem of elder abuse in Minnesota that raises questions about the state's oversight of a rapidly growing industry. In at least a handful of cases, state records show, breakdowns left vulnerable adults exposed to abuse. ...more »

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Administrative Hearings
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Lawson's hearing delayed again
Burlington Times NewsAugust 22, 2011

A state hearing for a Graham funeral home director accused of leaving a decomposing body in a hearse last August has been delayed for the second time this year. David B. Lawson's hearing was supposed to be heard by the Office of Administrative Hearings...more »

Investigations
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Social security ruled that I was overpaid while on a work trial program.
AvvoAugust 22, 2011

I contested and had an administrative law judge review. The judge ruled that it was not my fault; ie the ssa incorrectly documented my work trial program end date and then rest the end date to an earlier date prior to the date of their notice to me. ...more »

Federal Regulations
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Debt Ceiling Deal Erodes Public Protections, Government Services
OMB WatchAugust 16, 2011

Staff to handle Freedom of Information Act requests; the Government Printing Office, which, as we highlighted in an earlier Watcher article, provides access to congressional bills, the US Code, and the Code of Federal Regulations; and maintenance of ...more »

Regulatory Enforcement
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Permit requirements met for drilling from floating production facility
HazardExAugust 24, 2011

The Bureau of Ocean Energy, Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has approved an ExxonMobil application to drill a new production well from the company's Hoover Diana floating production platform in 4800 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico. ...more »

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