Pre-Emption of City Home Rule Rights is a Problem of Power

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Ideas and Issues

New Orleans   Alabama, Arizona, and North Carolina have all passed pre-emption bills in 2016 in order to ban cities in their states with “home rule” rights from increasing wages or sick leave provisions within their boundaries. According to the Wall Street Journal another half-dozen states, controlled lock, stock, and barrel by Republican legislators, have pending …

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