New Draft Legislation Puts Americans in Control of Personal Data Privacy

Washington, D.C. – Lawmakers from both political parties have taken a significant step towards giving Americans more control over their personal data and its usage by tech companies. After years of deliberation, draft national privacy legislation has been released by lawmakers from two congressional committees. The proposed bill, known as the American Privacy Rights Act, includes various policies that aim to empower internet users in the data sharing process. One of the key provisions of the legislation is the establishment of a national standard that allows individuals to determine where their personal information is sent. … Read more

Major Breakthrough: Sweeping Proposal Gives Consumers Control Over Tech Companies’ Use of Personal Data

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers in Washington have unveiled a landmark proposal that would grant consumers unprecedented control over their personal data, marking a significant step towards national online privacy protections. The bipartisan agreement, negotiated by Senate Commerce Committee Chair Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), represents a breakthrough in the long-standing congressional debate on data privacy. The proposed legislation, known as the American Privacy Rights Act, aims to establish a national standard for how tech companies like Google, Meta, and TikTok collect, use, and transfer data on … Read more

Cannabis Control Division Faces Lawsuit Over Unlawful Product Recall on 4-Year Anniversary of Legal Marijuana Sales in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The Cannabis Control Division in New Mexico is facing a new lawsuit as the state marks four years of legal recreational marijuana sales. Instead of celebration, a local cannabis manufacturer has taken legal action against the division over a recent product recall. The manufacturer claims that the recall was “unlawful” and that the state did not follow its own rules in issuing the recall. According to Jacob Candelaria, attorney for Pharmers LLC, the recalled products were manufactured by his clients in the fall of 2022 and passed all required tests mandated by … Read more

Resolution Reached in Walt Disney Parks and Florida Governor Dispute over Reedy Creek Improvement District Control

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — After a prolonged dispute between Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a resolution has finally been reached in their battle over control of the government entity formerly known as Reedy Creek Improvement District. The settlement was announced on March 27, bringing an end to a contentious legal battle. The Central Florida Tourism Oversight District (CFTOD), chaired by Charbel Barakat, expressed their eagerness to work with Disney in a meeting held on March 27. The tone of the meeting was amicable, suggesting a fresh start and a commitment … Read more