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Can the Government Recover the AIG Bonuses?

Posted in Government
The political issue dominating news coverage is the payment of $165 million in bonuses to AIG employees, some of whom no longer work for company.  Apparently, because the bonuses have been distributed, AIG cannot withhold the money and force its disgruntled employees to sue to obtain the bonuses.  So now, talk has Continue Reading

Court OKs Video Lottery Advertising, But Member Association Says No

Posted in Government
    Last month, United States District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin found that the West Virginia Lottery Commission’s prohibition of certain words that video lottery operators could use in advertising their machines was an impermissible infringement on the operators’ commercial free speech.  Words such as “casino,” “jackpot,” and “Vegas” have been banned Continue Reading
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