Tag Archives: Lawsuits

Oregon plans to challenge repeal of net neutrality

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said she plans to join a lawsuit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to repeal a rule barring Internet providers from blocking or charging more for to access to one website over another. Source: Oregon plans to challenge repeal of net neutrality

Oregon in free speech trouble?

After first admitting it violated a Beaverton man’s 1st Amendment rights, the state of Oregon will now have to prove it isn’t also violating other people’s free-speech protections. United States Magistrate Judge Stacie Beckerman’s decision came down on the side of a Mats Jarlstrom, who says the state can’t regulate who calls themselves an engineer. […]
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Oregon Will Join Lawsuit Against FCC on Net Neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3 to 2 this morning to repeal the doctrine of “net neutrality.” The effect of that decision is to allow internet service providers to change the terms under which they do business, potentially treating different customers differently and charging them accordingly. Source: Oregon Will Join Lawsuit Against FCC on Net […]
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Bullseye Glass sues Gov. Brown over 2016 environmental crackdown

Bullseye Glass, a Southeast Portland art glass maker under fire for its environmental record, claims state officials acted unfairly when they moved against the company. Source: Bullseye Glass sues Gov. Brown over 2016 environmental crackdown

Bullseye Glass Sues Oregon Governor, Regulatory Agencies

The company’s lawsuit claims Oregon regulators inappropriately targeted the art glass maker. Source: Bullseye Glass Sues Oregon Governor, Regulatory Agencies

Federal lawsuit: Bullseye was scapegoat for SE air pollution

Bullseye Glass Co. is seeking $30 million in damages for violations of its civil rights in a state air pollution investigation in 2016. Source: Federal lawsuit: Bullseye was scapegoat for SE air pollution

States back challenge to Trump’s pick to lead consumer bureau

Attorney generals from across the country filed a brief on Friday to challenge President Trump’s appointment of White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) as its acting director. Seventeen states and Washington, D.C., filed the motion. Source: States back challenge to Trump’s pick to lead consumer bureau | TheHill

Attorneys general sue Trump EPA for failure to enforce smog standards

Attorneys general say the agency has skirted its responsibility in applying the standards developed during the Obama administration. Fourteen states and the District of Columbia announced Thursday that they filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, claiming failure to enforce smog standards. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in San Francisco, alleges that […]
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Editorial: Oregon takes license enforcement to absurd extremes

What makes an engineer an engineer? Would a bachelor’s degree in engineering do it? How about a degree in environmental and civil engineering from Cornell University and a master’s degree from MIT School of Civil Engineering? Or does it require a license from the state of Oregon? Source: Editorial: Oregon takes license enforcement to absurd […]
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14 states, including Oregon, sue to allege US failed to enforce smog rules

Fourteen states and the District of Columbia announced Thursday that they are suing the Trump administration over what they say is a failure to enforce smog standards. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has not designated any areas of the country as having unhealthy air, missing an Oct. 1 deadline, according to the lawsuit. Such areas […]
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