High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sounded concerned Tuesday about doing away with a rule that has meant shoppers don’t always get charged sales tax when they hit “checkout” online. …

Federal Court promptly disposes of City’s meritless motion Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “This is the fourth time a court has ruled against the City of Houston in this case.…

Supreme Court rules for car dealerships in overtime case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that car dealerships aren’t required under federal law to pay overtime to their service advisers, the employees that greet customers and assess…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Leading a coalition of 18-states, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting the Trump administration’s lawsuit against California over state laws that…

It is time to start working as a government, with 3 Independent Branches By Adryana Aldeen Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Many of us know that the Deferred Action for…

Supreme Court limits reach of tax crime statute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is making it harder for the federal government to use a section of the tax law to convict someone of a crime. Source: Business…

“Blow to leftist Democrats & pro-illegal alien advocates.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I definitely think that what we’ve got here is a good example that other states can…

Congresswoman Kay Granger Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – After a short absence due to campaign finance laws, I’m pleased that I can write again. I like to use this…

Groups seeks review of Grand Canyon-area mining claims ban

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Mining industry groups are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review an Obama-era ban on new mining claims around the Grand Canyon. Source: Business – The…

Reluctant Trump Voters are most important Demographic for Election 2018 By Scott Rasmussen Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The 2018 election season got started this Tuesday in Texas, and…

Federal government may fight alongside Texas in water dispute, U.S. Supreme Court rules

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with a statement from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. In the fight against New Mexico over the critical Rio Grande water supply, Texas…

“Ensure Texans, Americans better choice for health coverage at affordable prices” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “The U.S. Supreme Court already admitted that an individual mandate without a tax…

Begun by the Obama Administration, government’s appeal continued under President Trump Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a 5-3 ruling Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that immigrants can…

Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Microsoft has an eye on its international customers as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators. Source: Business…

White House to withdraw controversial nominee to head Council on Environmental Quality

The White House plans to withdraw its controversial nominee to head the Council on Environmental Quality, Kathleen Hartnett White, according to two administration officials briefed on the matter who spoke on…

Texas Supreme Court hears oral arguments in plastic bag ban case

Plastic bag bans in Texas are hanging in the balance following oral arguments in a state Supreme Court case Thursday morning. In the case Laredo Merchants Association v. The City…

Public Trust in the News Media is Sinking: What’s Going On? Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “For 40-plus years the public, especially conservatives, have been primed to distrust the mainstream…

California court exposes drug makers to additional liability

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A sharply divided California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that pharmaceutical companies can be held liable for warning labels on generic versions of drugs they once made…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. President Trump…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Leading an 11-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton yesterday filed a friend-of-the-court brief with a U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in…