Author: Leonine FOCUS

Regulating social media? A new bill introduced in Tennessee hopes to treat social media like common carriers.

By FOCUS, a Leonine Business   Tennessee Rep. Dennis Powers, R-Jacksboro, has introduced HB 2369, a bill that would, in effect, make censorship of social media illegal. Following some accusations of censorship from some national conservatives following the removal of former President Donald Trump and some other conservatives on social media platforms like Twitter and […]

The Outlook of Extended Producer Responsibility in 2022

By FOCUS, A Leonine Business In our upcoming 2022 Review/Preview we discuss the looming issues facing statewide lawmakers. One of those issues facing legislators in the upcoming year will be extended producer responsibility. Since 2017, China has been increasingly reluctant to accept U.S. recyclables. In January 2021 they stopped taking in the trash of the […]

States Respond to the Federal Vaccine Mandate with Special Sessions

By FOCUS, a Leonine Business Tennessee and North Dakota have undergone special sessions this month to determine whether their states will mandate companies to require their employees to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. This follows Democratic President Joe Biden mandating that companies with 100 workers or more require their employees to be vaccinated with […]