April 22, 2015
by Peter Snyder
The EU General Court on Wednesday upheld sanctions placed on individuals and companies in Zimbabwe. The action, brought in 2012 by Zimbabwe's Attorney-General Johannes Tomana and 120 other individuals, challenged sanctions first imposed in 2002 as a result of the EU's concerns regarding pre- ...[read more]
April 11, 2012
by Saheli Chakrabarty
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell on Tuesday proposed amendments to Virginia's voter ID legislation as passed by the General Assembly during the 2012 session. McDonnell's amendments include extending the time a voter would have to present an ID to the local electoral board to the Friday after the ...[read more]
December 22, 2011
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Puerto Rican lawmakers on Wednesday approved legislation to hold a referendum on the island's status with the US. The House of Representatives passed the measure by a vote of 31-13, and a plebiscite will be held on November 6, 2012, coinciding with next year's general elections and the island's ...[read more]

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