Women file lawsuit arguing New York tampon tax is unlawful03/05/2016 04:00The department says products which function as a treatment for a specific medical condition may be exempt from the sales tax.For example, medical products such as Rogaine, foot powder, dandruff shampoo, chapstick, facial wash, and adult diapers, used by both sexes are not taxed. And in February, New York State Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal and State Senator Sue Serino introduced similar legislation in Albany...
Premiers agree to working groups, one on carbon pricing03/04/2016 06:35"We are looking forward to working with the federal government to ensure Canada's national approach to climate change complements our territorial strategies", McLeod said.Federal New Democratic Party MP Nathan Cullen expressed concern about the broad language in the text, and about Wall's comments. We'll see in the action what happens next...
Disappointment for some as pupils allocated places at secondary school03/04/2016 04:41According to City Hall, demand for secondary places is expected to rise by 105,000 by 2025, while 60,000 new primary places will also be needed.You may appeal against rejection from more than one school, but you may only appeal the decision of each school once. Regionally, the north east, south west and East Midlands are the best places for getting a place at the first choice school - the only regions where more than 90 per cent of pupils get their top choice...
Supreme Court eyes abortion law03/04/2016 04:11With strong pro-life proponent Justice Antonin Scalia missing from the bench, the last day for his seat and the bench to be adorned in the black wool crepe, and for the current Justices to sit in their current seats, the highly explosive abortion case from Texas came to the Supreme Court. "They actually said that the commonsense laws on the books in Texas are comparable to a complete ban on abortion"...
Donald Trump wins Nevada caucuses03/04/2016 04:00After Cruz's Iowa win, Trump has made serious inroads among his core base of conservative supporters, draining anti-government hardliners and evangelicals.Appearing Wednesday on ABC's Good Morning America, Trump did say it was still "too early" to start talking about selection of a running mate.While Cruz has intensified his hawkish comments on immigration to compete with Trump, Rubio has sought to unite Republican leaders behind his bid, casting himself as the only candidate capable both of defeating Trump and winning a hard general election race...