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My Testimony Before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee

I was asked to testify at a Senate hearing about home technologies and antitrust. The growth of the consumer-facing “Internet of Things” continues, and it has complicated, market dynamics that can feel complicated to the point of impenetrable. I tried to explain some of the stakes (which are actually quite high!), some of the historical parallels with the development of the Internet itself, and some of the ways in which I think Congress should intervene to explain what sorts of behaviors might cross the line; what kind of an ecosystem generally we might appreciate instead of suffer under; and how

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Senate hears arguments on plan to overhaul Ohio’s school funding formula

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Overhauling how Ohio pays for your child’s education is a process that’s been years in the making. It’s been 24 years since the Ohio Supreme Court declared the state’s funding formula unconstitutional in 1997.

Despite some changes over the years, critics of the current system say it’s broken, but there’s a plan to fix it.

They argue wealthier districts benefit from the formula, while poorer districts are left behind.

Perrysburg Superintendent Tom Hosler is part of a group that’s spent the last three and a half years looking for a fair funding formula for the state’s

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Gov. Justice speaks out on House and Senate personal income tax plan, budget | News, Sports, Jobs

Senate OKs more resources to prosecute computer crimes in Indiana | Government and Politics

Name: Martin Weingarten

City/Town: Carmel

Age: 100

Died: April 16

Martin Weingarten was born amid the Spanish flu, during the most severe pandemic in recent history, the son of two candy shop owners in Austria.

He would grow into a curious and anxious teenager who would watch from his family’s fourth floor apartment as the Nazis brutally beat his Jewish neighbors on the sidewalks of Vienna.

Weingarten escaped and spent a glorious 80 years in the United States, first in New York working for his uncle and then at a U.S. Air Force base. Then in Maryland, as an employee

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Senate OKs more resources to prosecute computer crimes in Indiana | National News

State lawmakers have agreed to give prosecutors in 10 Indiana counties additional resources for investigating and bringing charges against individuals involved in computer-related crime.

The Indiana Senate voted 46-1 Monday to advance House Enrolled Act 1082 to Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb, who is expected to sign it into law. It previously passed the House, 98-0.

The legislation authorizes the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council (IPAC) to provide funds to establish high tech crime units in 10 to-be-determined counties that must include every region of the state.

The units are

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