Senators Franken and Durbin Introduce the Affordable College Textbook Act

On November 14th, US Senators Al Franken (D-MN) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced Senate Bill 1704, also known as the “Affordable College Textbook Act.” This legislation aims to reduce or even eliminate the cost of college textbooks through implementing open source materials, instead of the current textbooks which cost an average of $1,200 annually for […]

The Bipartisan Proposal to Reduce Spending That Not Enough of Us are Talking About

Many who read this blog and/or are fans of my page (Politically Preposterous) know that I’m an attorney who practices mainly criminal defense (among other things). I’m also a staunch supporter of 4th Amendment rights, repeal of prohibition-style marijuana laws, and fairness in sentencing for other drug offenses. With that being said, on October 16th, […]