• 9/11 and the Saudis and State Secrecy

    Respectfully submitted by Lawrence E. Rafferty (rafflaw) Weekend Contributor In light of the recently observed 13th anniversary of the events on 9/11/01, I read an article this week that caught my eye. According to reports, there is a 28 page section of the 9/11 Commission report that has never been released publicly and remains secret to this day.

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  • Join GTH at the Washington Future Energy Conference

    Please join us at the Washington Future Energy Conference on November 5. Gordon Thomas Honeywell is proud to be a major sponsor of this event. Now in its fifth year, the Future Energy Conference brings together energy innovators, utilities, scientists, investors, and many others to discuss the future of the energy industry in our state ...

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    • Marijuana, Federal Power & the States

      States appear increasingly unhappy with federal marijuana policy. Two dozen states allow medical marijuana under state law, over a dozen states have largely decriminalized marijuana possession, and two states — Colorado and Washington — have legalized marijuana possession, use and sale under state law.
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    • MJ Co-Ops: DOA?

      … hand, it may adopt the response that federal banking regulators have thus far revealed with respect the requests of the governors of Colorado and Washington for regulatory guidance to banks on banking "legitimate" marijuana businesses in their states: The Mount Rushmore Response. This involves impassive staring and no audible sound. According…

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    • The Defence of Fort McHenry

      … of Washington and the White House, and the successful defense was a badly needed inspiration. Key wrote a poem called The Defence of Fort McHenry. Later set to music, it is now known as The Star Spangled Banner. O! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand Between their loved home and the war's desolation! Blest with victory and peace, may the heav'n…

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    • Colorado Supreme Court to Hear Marijuana Employment Case

      … in Colorado and Washington, where recreational marijuana use is legalized, routinely warn of companies' zero-tolerance policy. Basically, it's: "do not bother to apply if you use marijuana." This Dish Network case tests the legality of that policy. Employers, like this Blogger, see the advantage of a drug-free workplace: more focus on the job [who wants…

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    • 9/11 and the Saudis and State Secrecy

      …. Indeed, Congressmen must go through numerous security reviews before they can read the document in a secure room in Washington, D.C. What kind of secret and clandestine information can be found in such a guarded document? Since it is top-secret, we can only go by the reviews of people who have read the report. What is found in that report may…

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    • Salmonella Tomatoes Again

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    • Expanded Bankruptcy Law Office Hours

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    • Regulators Revolve: FERC Says Hello to Honorable, Ciao to Norris

      … in June of 2015. If you have any questions about FERC, the energy industry, or other matters involving the energy or environmental law, please contact a member of GTH's Energy, Telecommunications, and Utilities or Environment & Natural Resources practice groups. We're proud that our partner Jim Waldo was recently named 2013 Lawyer of the Year for Energy and Natural Resources Law, and six practice members were recently recognized as Washington Super Lawyers.…

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    • Whiplash injury cited in car accident death

      … sports. Whiplash injuries can occur when head rests are not fitted properly. Women suffer whiplash injuries at a higher rate than men as their neck muscles are less developed than men. People with existing neck injuries or congenital malformations may experience more serious injuries. This information is provided by Washington Injury Attorney blog, a service of The Farber Law Group. Our law firm represents car accident victims and their family and we work hard to obtain compensation for damages.…

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    • In Re Snowden (9th Cir. - Sept. 12, 2014)

      …No, not that Snowden. This one's instead a guy who took out a $575 payday loan in Washington and thereafter filed for bankruptcy. (Instead of fleeing to Russia) As for the other party to this transaction, they may have fancy advertisements and nice, brightly lit stores, but for the underbelly of how "Check Into Cash" works, read the opinion…

      2 readers - California Appellate Report
    • Seattle Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Given Extension to Operate

      …Last week the Seattle City Council unanimously approved an extension for Seattle medical marijuana dispensaries that will allow them to continue operating until either July 1, 2015 or January 1, 2016, depending on what action is taken by the Washington State Legislature in the upcoming legislative session. This news should come as a big relief…

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