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Flytenow v. FAA

Posted: January 6, 2015 at 5:05 pm   /   Politics

By bwilson Innovative technologies that connect service providers directly to consumers are changing the way people live, work, and travel. From Uber and Lyft in the transportation industry to Airbnb in the hospitality industry, people are using the power of technology to connect with one another and trade goods and services in a way that […]

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Flytenow v. FAA

Posted: January 6, 2015 at 4:05 pm   /   Politics

Innovative technologies that connect service providers directly to consumers are changing the way people live, work, and travel.  From Uber and Lyft in the transportation industry to Airbnb in the hospitality industry, people are using the power of technology to connect with one another and trade goods and services in a way that has historically […]

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Flytenow Sues Federal Aviation Administration to Continue “Flight-Sharing” Operations

Posted: January 6, 2015 at 1:50 pm   /   Politics

By bwilson Washington—Today Flytenow Inc., an innovative start-up business that uses the Internet to connect private pilots with passengers wishing to share travel plans and flight expenses, sued the Federal Aviation Administration for shutting the website down. Flytenow expands on the trend that companies like Uber and Airbnb.com have popularized: allowing consumers to connect directly […]

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Flytenow Sues Federal Aviation Administration to Continue “Flight-Sharing” Operations

Posted: January 6, 2015 at 12:50 pm   /   Politics

Washington—Today Flytenow Inc., an innovative start-up business that uses the Internet to connect private pilots with passengers wishing to share travel plans and flight expenses, sued the Federal Aviation Administration for shutting the website down. Flytenow expands on the trend that companies like Uber and Airbnb.com have popularized: allowing consumers to connect directly with private individuals […]

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Arizona Supreme Court Allows Challenge to Medicaid Expansion to Move Forward

Posted: December 31, 2014 at 10:11 am   /   Politics

By bwilson Phoenix—Today the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that state lawmakers have legal standing to challenge the hospital provider tax that is being used to fund a Medicaid eligibility expansion. The Court’s decision does not mean the hospital tax is legal or illegal; the decision simply allows the case to move forward and be heard […]

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Arizona Supreme Court Allows Challenge to Medicaid Expansion to Move Forward

Posted: December 31, 2014 at 9:11 am   /   Politics

Phoenix—Today the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that state lawmakers have legal standing to challenge the hospital provider tax that is being used to fund a Medicaid eligibility expansion. The Court’s decision does not mean the hospital tax is legal or illegal; the decision simply allows the case to move forward and be heard on the […]

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Florida Judge Dismisses Attack on New Program for Special Needs Students

Posted: December 30, 2014 at 1:17 pm   /   Politics

By bwilson Tallahassee, Fla.—Today Leon County Judge Charles A. Francis dismissed for a second time a lawsuit challenging an array of education reforms, including Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts and an expansion to Florida’s scholarship tax credit program. Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts allow special needs students to use a portion of their state education funding on […]

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Florida Judge Dismisses Attack on New Program for Special Needs Students

Posted: December 30, 2014 at 12:17 pm   /   Politics

Tallahassee, Fla.—Today Leon County Judge Charles A. Francis dismissed for a second time a lawsuit challenging an array of education reforms, including Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts and an expansion to Florida’s scholarship tax credit program. Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts allow special needs students to use a portion of their state education funding on a variety […]

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25 Members of Congress File Brief in Support of Challenge to Independent Payment Advisory Board

Posted: December 4, 2014 at 1:14 pm   /   Politics

But it doesn’t stop there. The site now has practice math problems, which Khan explains is a critical development for students and teachers. “A significant piece of Khan Academy…is the interactive exercises that allow students to practice math and get feedback at their own pace, while giving teachers data on student progress,” Khan says. Khan’s […]

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