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Category Archive • ABOVE THE LAW

December 14, 2014

Capitol City staffers may experience life (Obamacare) like the rest of us, maybe

Florian Sohnke

A new measure would alter staff status and all Republican staffers would be required to enroll in Obamacare exchanges. Staffers may squirm at the prospect of having their “exempt” classification lifted, but if removed, it will allow them to face the realities taxpayers are exposed to under Obamacare. Senator David Vitter has introduced a non-binding […]

December 01, 2014

Will Al Sharpton’s Capitol City friends rescue him from his latest tax quandary?

Florian Sohnke

Al Sharpton is meeting with President Obama at the White House today, not only a sign in the wake of the Ferguson non-indictment that the administration is dubbing him a stand-in for the black community, but also that they’re choosing to avoid the media personality’s own scandal–millions of dollars in shirked tax liabilities.

September 24, 2014

EPA employee busted for watching porn on the job STILL on government payroll

Joe Schoffstall

Months after it was discovered an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employee was watching porn on the job, a new report shows they have yet to be fired and are still on the government payroll. During a House hearing back in May, it was brought forth that a senior-level EPA employee had been watching between two and six […]

September 12, 2014

Considering criminal history in hiring process now illegal

Christopher Nelson

Crime in Capitol City is high, and finding work, with or without a criminal record, is increasingly difficult. Riding the wave of a national movement, Mayor Vincent Gray signed a new bill making it illegal for certain employers to inquire about job applicants’ criminal record. The Fair Criminal Record Screening Act of 2014, nicknamed the […]