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Caltrans Loses Expensive Lawsuit
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Caltrans Loses Expensive Lawsuit

Jury order California's transportation department to pay a paralyzed worker and... More

DELAYED: Judge Blocks New Overtime Rule
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DELAYED: Judge Blocks New Overtime Rule

Just days before it was set to take effect, the rule was blocked by a Texas judge. More

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Most Endangered Places in America
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Most Endangered Places in America

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced which sites around the... More

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Supreme Court ruling creates need for temporary signage guidelines

The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously ruled on the issue of temporary signs, an often contentious and confusing issue for communities around the country. More

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Indiana prepares to implement slow down to get around law effective July 1, 2015

Motorists must now slow down to get around waste and recycling vehicles. More

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No one sues themselves

How to form a disabilities committee that turns ‘difficult’ people into powerful allies. More

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Drug makers lose challenge to disposal law

A federal judge says a California ordinance requiring prescription drug manufacturers to take back unused product is legal. More

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State finally gets design-build law right

California passed a law allowing projects to be delivered via design-build more than 20 years ago, then kept tweaking it until no one was sure exactly what was allowed and by whom. A new law clarifies all that. More

U.S. Supreme Court sides with public whistleblower
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U.S. Supreme Court sides with public whistleblower

Edward R. Lane was fired for firing a state legislator on his payroll who wasn’t... More

Highway Trust Fund Crisis
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Highway Trust Fund Crisis

Fifty-three years ago, President John F. Kennedy saw a threat to the nation's... More

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