Court: Washington tour guides do not have to take test or pay fee

Court: Washington tour guides do not have to take test or pay fee

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) --A mom-and-pop Washington tour company won a legal victory Friday when a court ruled guides cannot be compelled to take a test or pay a fee.
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Appeals court strikes down ACA contraceptive mandate

Appeals court strikes down ACA contraceptive mandate

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A U.S. appeals court in Washington Friday struck down part of the Affordable Care Act, ruling mandated coverage of contraception "trammels" religious freedom.

Senate approves Pryor judgeship nomination

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- Former Alabama Attorney General William Pryor was approved Thursday for a lifelong seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals in a 53-45 vote of the U.S. Senate.

Controversial Bush judge nominee confirmed

WASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) -- Justice Janice Rogers Brown, who had been one of President Bush's judicial nominations held up by Democrats, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Thursday.

Report: White House readies list of judges

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- The recent U.S. Senate compromise on federal judge approval could well be tested in a few weeks should the White House issue a series of nominations.

Controversial judicial pick approved

MIAMI, May 25 (UPI) -- The Senate has approved the nomination of Justice Priscilla Owen, of the Texas Supreme Court, as a U.S. district judge, ending four years of controversy.

Owens to receive full Senate vote

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate voted 81 to 18 Tuesday to cut off debate on judicial nominee Priscilla Owen, setting up a possible confirmation vote for later in the day.

Judicial battle due on senate floor

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- A confrontation lies ahead in the U.S. Senate over President Bush's judicial nominees, but some members are working to soften the collision.

Specter criticizes Bush judiciary plans

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The head of the Senate Judiciary Committee is criticizing President Bush's renomination of 20 people, recently blocked by Democrats, for federal judgeships.
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